By Matt Oakes Columnist & Commentator // UNC 2013
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    Oakes’ Outlook: Storybook Ending for UNC?

    March 9, 2016 at 1:30 pm

    This wasn’t how exactly how it was supposed to go. The preseason No. 1 Tar Heels were expected to cruise through the season, using their veteran experience to breeze by opponents with overwhelming offense and suffocating defense. Led by senior stalwart Marcus Paige, indeed, UNC was destined for greatness and a showering of accolades. However, […]

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    Oakes’ Outlook: Old School Pigskin Dyslexia

    August 24, 2015 at 10:02 am

    Less hoopla and little fanfare surrounds the upcoming 2015 Carolina football season. And that may be just what the doctor ordered…rest, relaxation and a little dyslexia. Yes, that’s right. It’s time for the Tar Heel footballers to go dyslexic: Out with new, in with the old. A miserable 2014 season has left Carolina faithful dazed […]

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    National Title Runs Begin In Chapel Hill

    May 7, 2015 at 6:57 pm

    It will be a busy weekend for many UNC spring sports with NCAA Tournaments getting underway right here in Chapel Hill.

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    One Last ‘Crack’ For Roy Williams, Tar Heels

    May 4, 2015 at 7:46 pm

    A Sweet 16 exit wasn’t all that sweet for the Tar Heels in 2015, but with nearly everybody returning for another go next season, expectations will be extraordinarily high, even for Carolina’s lofty standards.

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    Tar Heel Lax NCAA Tourney Quests Begin

    May 3, 2015 at 10:37 pm

    The UNC men’s lacrosse team, 12-3 overall, has earned the No. 3 seed in the 2015 NCAA Tournament and will host Patriot League champion Colgate at Fetzer Field Sunday, May 10 at 5:15 p.m.

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    Larry Fedora Sees Progress, Potential For Tar Heels

    April 30, 2015 at 9:13 pm

    With spring practice now in the books, a productive summer awaits the Tar Heel football team. But head coach Larry Fedora says he’s already been seeing plenty of progression from a variety of players.

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    Oakes’ Outlook: Omaha – Book It

    April 30, 2015 at 3:50 pm

    Something was just plain weird about college baseball last year. There was a disturbance in the force…even Yoda thought so. But the Tar Heels could sense it even better than their little green friend. What were they to do? No work to knock out. Plenty of time to hit the beach. Yessir, June was inexplicably […]

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    Tar Heels To Headline Veterans Classic At The Naval Academy

    April 28, 2015 at 4:08 pm

    The North Carolina men’s basketball team will tip off next season by paying respect to the troops. The Tar Heels will join Temple, Florida and Navy at the Veterans Classic, held at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

  • UNC head coach Brian Kalbas huddles up his Tar Heels (Daily Tar Heel)

    Tar Heel Tennis To Host NCAA Tourney Openers

    April 28, 2015 at 5:58 pm

    The Tar Heel men’s and women’s tennis teams found out their NCAA Tournament fates Tuesday evening.

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    Brandon Ingram ‘Creating Own Path’, Chooses Duke

    April 27, 2015 at 7:45 pm

    Brandon Ingram, the No. 3 player in the basketball Class of 2015, chose Duke as his college destination Monday evening inside the Kinston High School gymnasium.

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