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    Former UNC All-American Nicholas Monroe Making Moves In Paris

    May 27, 2014 at 6:16 pm

    Former North Carolina men’s tennis player Nicholas Monroe claimed a 6-3, 7-5 first round victory over Slovak Martin Klizan and Austrian Dominic Thiem alongside his doubles partner Simon Stadler Tuesday at the French Open.

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    With Backs Against Wall, Tar Heels Take On Cavaliers

    May 22, 2014 at 5:40 pm

    The seventh-seeded North Carolina baseball team, 33-24 on the season, will be aiming to rebound from an ACC Tournament pool play loss to second-seeded Florida State when the Tar Heels face the third-seeded Virginia Cavaliers, 43-11 overall, Friday night under the lights at NewBridge Bank Park. ***Listen to the story*** The Tar Heels will need […]

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    UNC Tennis Stars Loeb, Carter Progressing In NCAA Tourney

    May 22, 2014 at 4:04 pm

    UNC women’s tennis stars Jamie Loeb and Hayley Carter are still making national noise on the courts of Athens, Georgia.

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    Seminoles Smack Tar Heels 7-1

    May 21, 2014 at 11:23 pm

    The seventh-seeded North Carolina baseball team dropped its opening game of pool play in the ACC Tournament by a score of 7-1 to second-seeded Florida State Wednesday night at NewBridge Bank Park in Greensboro.

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    WTen Comes Up Just Short

    May 20, 2014 at 7:41 pm

    The North Carolina women’s tennis team fell to UCLA in a 4-3 decision Tuesday afternoon in Athens, Georgia, coming up just short of the program’s first national championship.

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    Tar Heels Tame Wolfpack

    May 20, 2014 at 6:47 pm

    The North Carolina baseball team survived elimination in the ACC Tournament by slipping past N.C. State 4-3 Tuesday at NewBridge Bank Park in Greensboro.

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    Noon Games No More? Carolina Football Opens 2014 With Two Straight Night Games

    May 20, 2014 at 5:04 pm

    The North Carolina football team will be playing under the lights in Kenan Stadium for the first two home football games of the 2014 season.

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    Tar Heel Women To Play For Program’s First National Title

    May 19, 2014 at 11:05 pm

    The seventh-seeded North Carolina women’s tennis team, 29-5 on the season, defeated defending national champion Stanford 4-3 Monday afternoon in the Final Four and will now play for its first national championship against fifth-seeded UCLA on Tuesday at 1 p.m.

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    Carolina-N.C. State Rivalry Resumes Tuesday in Greensboro

    May 19, 2014 at 6:02 pm

    The seventh-seeded North Carolina baseball team, 32-23 overall and 15-15 in the ACC, will face rival and No. 10 seed N.C.State, 32-22 overall and 13-17 in conference, Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the ACC Tournament at NewBridge Bank Park in Greensboro.

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    UNC Men’s Tennis Falls To OU In Final Eight

    May 19, 2014 at 5:59 am

    The seventh-ranked North Carolina men’s tennis team fell to second-ranked Oklahoma 4-2 Sunday night in the NCAA Tournament quarterfinals in Athens, Georgia.