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Carolina Football

Davis' response: "The long and short of it is that the administration and I are completely, firmly committed to building a championship football program at North Carolina. And my family and I are very happy in Chapel Hill."
Davis 'grins and bears' rumors
Raleigh News & Observer

"In some respects, you're flattered a little bit," Davis said. "It kind of goes with the territory. It's kind of an unfortunate thing, all the speculation and stuff, for any coaches that deal with that.
Davis flattered by speculation
Durham Herald-Sun

After Butch Davis came out last week and said that Cameron Sexton will be North Carolina's quarterback for the rest of the season "barring any unforeseen injury," T.J. Yates said he has mentally prepared himself to be the Tar Heels' backup once he's cleared to return to the field
Yates accepting of his role upon return
Durham Herald-Sun

The program that went 47-71 in 10 seasons following Mack Brown's exit for Texas enters Saturday's game against Georgia Tech ranked No. 19 in the BCS, highest of any ACC team. At 6-2, they're on the verge of their first winning season in seven years. Every home game is sold out.
Davis brings Heels back from grave
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Carolina Basketball

As strange as that must have been for the senior forward -- who has never missed a college game but is out for at least another 10 days because of a "stress reaction" in his right shin -- it was doubly so for junior teammate Deon Thompson.
Thompson finds room in the post
Raleigh News & Observer

With Hansbrough out for the foreseeable future with a stress reaction in his right shin -- the official timeline is 10 more days and then UNC will re-evaluate -- Thompson is having to take the opposite tack: Remembering how to play when the big fella isn't the attraction down low.
While Tyler's away ...
Durham Herald-Sun

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