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Carolina Basketball

"Last year, I shot a lot of fadeaways because I am undersized," the 6-foot-9 center said. "But now I am trying to attack the rim and draw fouls and get contact because I'm more confident when I step to the line. I am shooting a better percentage this year; I just think I have to continue doing more."
A fine line for Heels
Raleigh News & Observer

Michael Jordan -- No. 23 himself -- whisked into town, stopped by North Carolina's afternoon practice and said a few words to the players.
Tar Heels get surprise visitor
Durham Herald-Sun

Once again, the Hurricanes will have to contend with a powerful inside presence in May, whom UM players know all too well from last season. May scored 23 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to lead the Tar Heels to an 89-64 win.
No time to rest for Canes
Miami Herald

Carolina Football

Charles Bronson must have set North Carolina's "Death Wish" schedule, which includes Wisconsin, Utah and Louisville outside the league and five bowl teams in it.
ACC '05 games are set
Raleigh News & Observer

"I thought last year's schedule was one of the most challenging we had ever faced, but the 2005 schedule may be tougher," said UNC coach John Bunting, whose Heels went 6-6 against the nation's toughest schedule in 2004 based on the Sagarin computer rankings."
Schedule stiffens for Heels; BC added to ACC mix
Durham Herald-Sun

Sparkman, a linebacker, and Thomas, a defensive tackle, were given the opportunity to attend drug education school, and they were to have completed the 15-hour program by Thursday. If they completed the program, the district attorney planned to dismiss the charges.
Arrest order issued for former UNC linebacker
Durham Herald-Sun

Orange County District Court Judge Alonzo Coleman ordered the arrest of suspended North Carolina linebacker Fred Sparkman for failing to appear in court Thursday on a marijuana possession citation, court records show.
Judge: Arrest UNC football player
Charlotte Observer

The former North Carolina kicker hasn't won two Super Bowls in three seasons with field goals, as Vinatieri has done, but he's given the Steelers their most consistent kicker since Anderson starred for them from 1982 to 1994.
Steelers getting a kick
Charlotte Observer

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