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UNC announced a zero-tolerance policy for steroids on Thursday as part of its new substance-abuse plan for athletics.
UNC toughens steroid policy
Raleigh News & Observer

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Drug policies at area schools
Raleigh News & Observer

North Carolina officials on Thursday announced a new athletics department drug policy with an unusually strong stance, permanently dismissing athletes who test positive for anabolic steroids.
UNC cracks down on steroids
Charlotte Observer

"Anabolic steroid abuse is a direct threat to fair play at all levels, but it is a particularly dangerous concern for young athletes," Athletics Director Dick Baddour said in a statement. "That is one reason we have adopted a zero-tolerance policy toward its use."
Tar Heels stiffen policies
Durham Herald-Sun

Carolina Football

Brandon Tate has always looked up to his older brother, Barry, as a source of inspiration, advice, sympathy -- whatever he needs at the time.
Tate draws inspiration from family
Greensboro News & Record

It's a different opponent, but the story is the same for the North Carolina football team this week.
UNC notebook: Heels wants more payback
Durham Herald-Sun

Nobody has to remind the North Carolina football coaches and players of their 34-0 loss to the University of Louisville in Chapel Hill last season.
Tar Heels haven't forgotten 2004 rout
Louisville Courier-Journal

Louisville took a chance on Council, a redshirt freshman who will start Saturday at cornerback against North Carolina.
Louisville provides Council 2nd chance
Charlotte Observer

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