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That means sleeping this evening at the Marriott at Research Triangle Park, only 13 miles from Kenan Stadium. N.C. State frequently stays at Raleigh's Marriott Crabtree Valley on Friday nights and will stay at a hotel tonight before the short ride to Chapel Hill.
Coaches 'quarantine' their squads in hotels
Raleigh News & Observer

North Carolina tight end Scott Brumett, who was expected to start his fifth football game of the season Saturday against N.C. State, chipped a small bone in his back in Wednesday's practice and will miss at least four weeks.
Tar Heels lose tight end to injury
Raleigh News & Observer

Days before the Sept. 18 game, Dawn Bunting, the wife of UNC head coach John Bunting, was seen escorting a veiled, stooped figure around the empty stadium. The woman was burning sage and making incantations.
Stadium sorcery wrecked Tech
Raleigh News & Observer

Ronnie McGill has practiced three days for North Carolina, a good sign for the tailback hobbled by an ankle he sprained on Sept. 18.
McGill still questionable for UNC
Durham Herald-Sun

"He's a load; you have to drive your feet and run through," UNC defensive end Tommy Davis said. "If you don't hit him square, he's going to keep going."
McLendon ready for another shot at Heels
Durham Herald-Sun

Tar Heel fans must resist apathy because North Carolina (2-3, 1-2) made its last postseason appearance in the 2001 Peach Bowl and is 7-22 since under fourth-year coach John Bunting. Rams Club executive director John Montgomery said the school's 95 percent season ticket renewal rate from last season indicates fans continue to support the team.
A hot ticket ... for Pack fans
Charlotte Observer

The 94th renewal of the State-Carolina series will unfold Saturday in Kenan Stadium under all the pomp and circumstance of a Southern college football afternoon. All that will be missing will be the rivalry.
93 games, 25 miles, 2 teams, 0 rivalries
Greensboro News & Record

Look at him now. Curry no longer has to worry about changing positions or people questioning his desire. He has developed into one of the Raiders' top wide receivers and helped usher in coach Norv Turner's new offense.
Curry enjoys first taste of success in league
Contra Costa Times

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