According to the <i>Jamestown News</i>, North Carolina Athletic Director Dick Baddour "is in the process of being reassigned." A UNC official responded in a released statement, calling the article "unfounded and based upon rumors."
The article states, "Speculation has been running rampant that Baddour's position is tenuous at best, and multiple independent sources have confirmed that a decision has been made to move the UNC athletics department in another direction." (LINK: Baddour's status uncertain
Nancy Davis, the Associate Vice Chancellor for University Relations, responded to the newspaper's report.
"Speculation being reported on the Internet and by irresponsible news media
outlets about the future of Athletics Director Dick Baddour is unfounded and
based upon rumors," Davis said. "We regret that those posting and broadcasting these
false reports have not demonstrated better judgment and standards."