Decision time nears for Caleb Love

Carolina fans may not know by Monday if Caleb Love will return for his junior season but they’ll know if he’s decided to enter the NBA draft process. The deadline for players to enter the draft is Sunday at 11:59 p.m. and those who do so then have until June 1 at 11:59 p.m. to withdraw their names.More

Tar Heels in NBA: After livid Green nearly gets ejected, he assists on Embiid’s game-winner

Danny Green always shows passion during games and that almost got him ejected Wednesday night as his Philadelphia 76ers took a commanding 3–0 first-round series lead on the Toronto Raptors. Late in the first half of the Sixers’ 104–101 overtime win Wednesday in Toronto, he got called for a questionable foul as he was positioning himself for a rebound. He protested the call to a referee and got whistled for a technical foul. This made Green even more upset and, if not for teammate Tyrese Maxey, then James Harden and Joel Embiid holding him back, he might have been ejected.More

Tar Heels in NBA: Johnson helps Suns stuff Pelicans; Bullock hits 15 in Mavs loss

The Phoenix Suns, who had the league’s best record during the regular season, had no problem with the New Orleans Pelicans in their playoff opener, highlighted by Cam Johnson’s thunderous, highlight-reel first-quarter dunk. Johnson, a finalist for the NBA Sixth Man of the Year, came off the bench to score 13 points on 5 of 6 shooting as the No. 1-seed Suns beat the No. 8-seed Pelicans 110–98 in Game 1 of their first-round Western Conference series.More

Logan scores TD as Fedora wins USFL debut; Howard scores in loss

In his first game as a head coach since leaving Carolina in 2018, Larry Fedora won his United States Football League debut with the help of T.J. Logan Jr.’s running. Their New Orleans Breakers beat the Philadelphia Stars 23–17 Sunday in the first weekend of action for the new spring football league in Birmingham, Ala.More

Another big UNC offensive day neutralized by giving up big home runs

CHAPEL HILL — Power surges have short-circuited North Carolina in recent weeks and Georgia Tech played the long (ball) game well. Homer runs, two of the five from designated hitter Tim Borden II, drove in every Yellow Jackets run in their 11–8 victory Sunday at Boshamer Stadium as Tar Heels pitching has given up 30 home runs in the last 12 games.More