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Carolina Football

The new posts, which collapse when a special hinge at the bottom is released, cost $11,000 -- about $2,300 more than the standard ones. School officials hope the more expensive ones will last longer.
Supple stanchions for UNC
Raleigh News & Observer

"We're very familiar with Miami and when you beat those guys you've done something," Beamer said. "It wasn't a fluke. They just soundly beat the No.3 team in the country. So I think we've got our work cut out for us here."
Upsets 'destroy' day, open door
Roanoke Times

Weekend football upsets by North Carolina and Maryland may have proven that the newly expanded Atlantic Coast Conference is more competitive, but it probably cost the league money.
Upsets may be costly for ACC
Raleigh News & Observer

But Beamer is worried about his team's upcoming dates with Maryland and UNC. "I think it just a tremendous conference that anyone can beat anyone else. I think it is great for the conference, and certainly we have an opportunity."
Virginia, Tech see title path
Richmond Times Dispatch

Carolina Basketball

North Carolina men's basketball coach Roy Williams said he is occasionally asked to host or appear at political fund-raisers, but he chooses to limit his political activity to voting.
Politics not on agenda
Raleigh News & Observer

Dean Smith stood under a white canopy Wednesday afternoon, addressing a crowd in front of the Morehead Planetarium on the University of North Carolina campus.
Politics of being political
Charlotte Observer

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