North Carolina Tar Heels (Basketball)
Feb 15, 2013 20:31 EST
Michael Jordan, the basketball superstar who won six NBA crowns and boosted the sport's worldwide appeal, celebrates his 50th birthday on Sunday with a powerful legacy 10 years after his final game.
Apr 25, 2012 15:34 EDT
There was a time when people in this historic US college town dared to dream that one of their own could become president. Then John Edwards got caught up in a whirlwind of sex, lies and betrayal -- and now they'd rather forget all about him.
Feb 29, 2012 19:06 EST
Basketball fans with a penchant for luxury can truly "Be Like Mike" now that NBA icon Michael Jordan's sprawling suburban Chicago home has hit the market -- for a cool $29 million.
Feb 27, 2012 11:15 EST
(Reuters) - Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant paid a price for becoming the National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star Game's leading scorer, breaking his nose in the Sunday contest, the Lakers said on Monday.
Feb 26, 2012 07:01 EST
As his reelection campaign heats up, President Barack Obama is attending fundraisers about one of every four days, with experts saying he is working to raise a whopping billion dollars to stay in the White House.
Nov 26, 2011 19:00 EST
1949 - Steve Van Buren of the Philadelphia Eagles becomes the second NFL player, the first in 16 years, to rush for over 200 yards with a 205-yard performance in a 34-17 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Nov 26, 2011 19:00 EST
Nov 25, 2011 19:00 EST
Jeremy Lamb had 15 points for the defending national champion Huskies (5-1), who lost for the first time since March 5, against Notre Dame. Alex Oriakhi added 14 points and 10 rebounds.
Nov 22, 2011 19:00 EST
Andre Dawkins added 14 points and the Blue Devils hit 11 of 21 3-pointers while shooting 56 percent overall to earn a spot in tonight's title game against No. 14 Kansas.
Mar 02, 2011 02:36 EST
From shackles that bound African slaves when they arrived in America to a smiling image of President Barack Obama, the American I AM exhibit, currently in Washington, is a moving chronicle of African Americans' struggle and triumphs.
Feb 11, 2011 10:43 EST
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (Reuters) - Michael Jordan may have lost a step or two since his playing days but continues to shows flashes of "His Airness" and can still put the ball in the hoop, members of the Charlotte Bobcats say.
Jan 26, 2011 22:53 EST
SALVO, North Carolina (Reuters) - The downtrodden Cleveland Cavaliers are on the verge of a record-setting tailspin just one year after being the NBA's best regular-season team.
Jan 12, 2011 12:38 EST
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Cleveland Cavaliers' most lopsided loss ever has their players feeling humiliated, dejected and running for cover.
Jan 02, 2011 18:22 EST
UNC places 8 in double figures in 103-54 rout of St Francis (Pa) in final tuneup before ACC. John Henson and Dexter Strickland scored 13 points apiece, two of eight North Carolina players in double figures in a 103-54 rout of St. Francis (Pa.) on Sunday.
Dec 30, 2010 02:03 EST
Krzyzewski alone in 2nd on men's all-time wins list, No. 1 Duke routs UNC Greensboro 108-62. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski moved past longtime rival Dean Smith into second place on the men's all-time wins list Wednesday night when the No. 1 Blue Devils routed North Carolina-Greensboro 108-62.
Dec 29, 2010 00:16 EST
Leslie McDonald leads North Carolina to 78-55 rout of Rutgers. North Carolina coach Roy Williams hasn't had his full team together in over a week. It didn't show.
Dec 22, 2010 19:17 EST
CHARLOTTE (Reuters) - Hall of Famer Larry Brown has stepped down as coach of the struggling Charlotte Bobcats, the team said on Wednesday.
Dec 21, 2010 21:05 EST
Strickland's career night leads North Carolina to 85-60 rout of William & Mary. Dexter Strickland scored a career-high 19 points, and North Carolina had five players reach double figures in an 85-60 rout of William & Mary on Tuesday night.
Dec 20, 2010 22:35 EST
Singler helps No. 1 Duke beats Elon 98-72; Coach K ties UNC's Smith for 2nd in all-time wins. Kyle Singler scored 24 points to help No. 1 Duke beat Elon 98-72 on Monday night, moving coach Mike Krzyzewski into a tie for second place on the all-time wins list.
Dec 18, 2010 18:43 EST
Joseph's last-second shot lifts No. 22 Longhorns past Tar Heels 78-76. Freshman Cory Joseph hit a turnaround jumper over Dexter Strickland with 1.4 seconds left to help No. 22 Texas beat North Carolina 78-76 on Saturday.