By Matt Oakes Covering THE compelling stories ALL the time. Sports Reporter, Columnist and Radio Personality
  • Matt Harvey UNC

    Former Tar Heel Harvey Dealt Injury Blow

    August 28, 2013 at 6:24 am

    “It was the last thing I was expecting when I went in this morning.”

  • Kobe Bryant

    Kobe Bryant Reveals Tar Heel Leanings

    August 24, 2013 at 6:22 pm

    Bryant said in a recent conversation with talk show host Jimmy Kimmel that he would have been donning Carolina blue in his college years.

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    The Grid: Week 1

    August 23, 2013 at 12:40 pm

    This week on the Grid, WCHL’s Ran Northam previews this week’s season-opening games: Carrboro at Cedar Ridge and Riverside at Chapel Hill. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

  • Tre Boston

    Boston Breeding Confidence in Tar Heels

    August 21, 2013 at 11:32 pm

    Boston says he’s happy his defense is being underrated. He says he relishes being under the radar and remains confident in his teammates’ abilities to get pressure and cause some problems for opposing offenses.

  • UNC Soccer- Logo Ball

    Three Tar Heels Vying for Top Soccer Honor

    August 20, 2013 at 10:36 pm

    Three Tar Heels are up for the title of best college soccer player in the 2013 season.

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    Gio Shining In NFL Pre-Debut

    August 20, 2013 at 6:12 am

    Cincinnati Bengals running back Bernard is already turning heads in his rookie NFL preseason.

  • Orange High field

    The Grid: Orange

    August 17, 2013 at 9:07 pm

    This time on The Grid, I had the opportunity to chat with Pat Moser, Head football coach down in Hillsborough at Orange High School.

  • Jack Tabb celebrates (UNC Athletics)

    Playing Both Ways

    August 16, 2013 at 7:07 am

    But what does Tabb himself think about the chance of playing both offense and defense on game days this season?

  • UNC lacrosse-Myers

    UNC Lacrosse Promotes Myers To Associate Head Coach

    August 14, 2013 at 11:44 am

    UNC men’s lacrosse head coach, Joe Breschi, announced Tuesday that Pat Myers will take on the role of associate head coach.

  • UNC Football- Linemen battle

    Taking It To The House!

    August 13, 2013 at 6:01 pm

    So who can “take it to the house” for the Tar Heel football team this season?