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Carolina Football

After discussing the details in a closed session Thursday, the chairman of UNC's Board of Trustees hopes the contract for incoming football coach Butch Davis will be approved in "a matter of days."
Trustees to ratify Davis deal soon
The News and Observer

No matter how you look at it, Saturday's meeting of rivals N.C. State and North Carolina at Kenan Stadium has little suspense.
Heels vs. Pack has lost luster
The Durham Herald-Sun

John Bunting won't be North Carolina's football coach much longer. He is out at the end of the season, which is nine days away. His replacement has already been hired. But nine days is more than Bunting needs to leave a legacy that could be unmatched in the rivalry between UNC and N.C. State.
AMATO'S NEMESIS: State's Chuck Amato gets one last chance to even the score with UNC's John Bunting Saturday
The Winston-Salem Journal

N.C. State vs. North Carolina in football conjures up a lot of memories for fans - Saturday's noon kickoff will be the 96th meeting in a rivalry dominated by the Tar Heels (63-26-6). But this year's edition is perhaps most significant by its late-season spot on the schedule indicating some miserable football is mercifully close to coming to an end.
No bowls for 'Pack or Heels
The Asheville Citizen-Times

Ninety-five years worth of football games between North Carolina and N.C. State have featured dozens of players from the Cape Fear region. As the arch rivals prepare to meet for the 96th time in Chapel Hill on Saturday, we've asked some of those participants to share their best memories of the rivalry with us. Here's what they said.
Locals have fond memories of UNC-N.C. State rivalry
The Fayetteville Observer

Carolina Basketball

Ranked second in the country, North Carolina players understand the pressure that comes with being a Final Four contender and a team that promises to hog the national spotlight throughout this season.
Young Heels pick up intensity
The Fayetteville Observer

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