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Carolina Football

North Carolina football coach Butch Davis was the picture of health as he conducted his first spring practices in Chapel Hill this week. He plans to stay that way by undergoing chemotherapy following removal of a cancerous growth in his mouth.
UNC's Davis taking chemo
Raleigh News & Observer

"I know people are going to be concerned and everything, but it's going to be OK," Davis said during a meeting with reporters in his office. "We're going to get through this and we're going to have a great season next fall."
UNC coach Davis treated for cancer
Charlotte Observer

"The first day, obviously, you're shocked," Davis said Tuesday. "It's like, 'What?' "
UNC's Davis starts cancer treatment
Greensboro News & Record

Davis, who told his players about his diagnosis and treatment during a 15-minute team meeting Tuesday, said he never felt any discomfort in his mouth and was unaware of the growth on his gum.
Davis undergoes cancer treatment
Durham Herald-Sun

"I want the focus of this spring to be about this team. I have every intention of being the coach here for a long time. After we talk about it today, I don't want to talk about it anymore. Things are fine. I feel great."
Football coach at UNC has lymphoma
Winston-Salem Journal

Carolina Basketball

North Carolina senior Reyshawn Terry, who scored nine points in the final three minutes against Michigan State on Saturday despite a headache and a fever, did not practice on Tuesday after being tested for strep.
Terry still suffering from effects of illness
Raleigh News & Observer

"If he had it (strep throat) on Saturday, I would hope he is at least in the middle of it now, so we're starting on the downside of it," Williams said.
North Carolina keeping an eye on sick Terry
Charlotte Observer

"I haven't made it definitively," he said. "But I think it is my mind-set right now. I just have to wait until the end of the year and (see) what things are like and go from there."
Tar Heels face NBA questions
Greensboro News & Record

"It's a loose team. It's a team that enjoys life, enjoys each other, and I love that part of it." UNC features a cast of characters -- "We've got 17 guys who go between Einstein and Bozo the Clown," Williams said -- but a few players stand out above the rest for their comedic ability.
Heels a group of 'wackos'
Durham Herald-Sun

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