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ACC Teleconference: North Carolina coach Larry Fedora

North Carolina coach Larry Fedora talks with reporters on the weekly ACC Teleconference.


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ACC Teleconference: UNC football coach Larry Fedora

UNC football coach Larry Fedora talks with reporters on the ACC Teleconference on Wednesday.


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Press Conference: UNC football coach Larry Fedora

UNC football coach Larry Fedora talks with reporters. The #17 Tar Heels (4-1, 2-0 ACC) host #25 Virginia Tech (3-1, 1-0 ACC) on Saturday.


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UNC tabbed as ACC men’s soccer preseason favorite

North Carolina is the Atlantic Coast Conference men’s soccer preseason favorite to win the league championship, according to a vote of the league’s 12 head coaches.


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Poll: North Carolina voters back repeal of HB2

Half of North Carolina voters back the repeal of the controversial HB2 bill that codifies discrimination against LGBTs, women and religious groups.


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ACC releases early season football schedule for 2016

A minimum of 21 national exposures on ESPN platforms in the first three weeks of the season headlines the 2016 ACC early season TV football schedule.


Women’s tennis: No. 14 seed UVA faces No. 3 seed UNC in NCAA Round of 16

The 14th-seeded and No. 14 Virginia (18-10) women’s tennis team will face third-seeded and third-ranked North Carolina (31-2) Thursday.


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Laws won’t keep bathrooms safe

Arguments for discrimination against transgender individuals often presume that laws make us safe.


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UVA baseball takes opener with #13 North Carolina

The UVA baseball team took Game 1 of its weekend series with No. 13 North Carolina Friday evening at Davenport Field.


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Men’s lacrosse: #11 UNC blasts #20 UVA, 16-8

No. 20 UVA (6-6, 0-3 ACC) dropped a league game at No. 11 North Carolina (7-4, 2-0 ACC) on Sunday afternoon, 16-8, inside Kenan Stadium.


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Men’s tennis: No. 3 Virginia falls 4-3 at No. 1 UNC

For the second time this season, the Virginia men’s tennis team (16-3, 6-1 ACC) lost a match to North Carolina (21-1, 6-1 ACC).


Former UNC offensive lineman Jared Cohen transfers to UVA

Offensive guard Jared Cohen (Owings Mills, Md.) has announced he will transfer to Virginia for his final three years of eligibility.


Fifty Plus: Plumbing issues in North Carolina

There appears to be major sewage malfunctions in North Carolina. Initially, I thought it was going to be a costly infrastructure burden on the state.


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North Carolina codifies transphobia

North Carolina’s state legislature passed a “special” session bill superseding local anti-discrimination laws which protect the rights of LBTQA+ folk.


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Blue Ridge Parkway welcomes visitors for 2016 season

Blue Ridge Parkway managers are pleased to announce the spring 2016 opening dates for facilities and visitor services along the scenic, 469-mile route.


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Video: Postgame comments from Virginia, North Carolina following ACC Tournament final

What they were saying: ACC Tournament final edition. Virginia players Malcolm Brogdon, Anthony Gill, London Perrantes and Mike Tobey talk with reporters.


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Inside the Numbers: Everything but the win for Virginia

Everything went according to script for Virginia in the ACC Tournament final. Almost everything. There was that 8:12 stretch without a field goal.


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Live Blog: #4 Virginia, #7 North Carolina meet in ACC Tournament final

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham is courtside at the Verizon Center for tonight’s ACC Tournament final between #4 Virginia (26-6, 15-5 ACC) and #7 North Carolina (27-6, 16-4 ACC).


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Preview: #4 Virginia, #7 North Carolina meet in ACC Tournament final

If things work out the way they very well could, #4 Virginia and #7 North Carolina will be in Houston for the 2016 Final Four.


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Women’s lacrosse: No. 8 Virginia edged by No. 4 North Carolina in OT

The No. 8 Virginia women’s lacrosse team fell short against No. 4 North Carolina 11-10 as the Tar Heels scored a goal in the final seconds of the second OT.


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UNC eviscerates Notre Dame, advances to ACC Tournament final

North Carolina looked like the preseason #1 team in the Tar Heels’ most complete performance of the season. Notre Dame looked like a team that could be one-and-done in next week’s NCAA Tournament.


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2016 ACC Tournament Day 4: Live Blog

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham is courtside at the 2016 ACC Tournament at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., this week. Join our live blog as Chris reports back with score updates, game recaps, analysis, interviews with players and coaches and more.


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Preview: ACC Tournament Semifinals feature UVA, UNC, Miami, Notre Dame

After 10 games at the 2016 ACC Tournament, chalk rules the day, with the tournament’s top four seeds – UNC, UVA, Miami and Notre Dame – advancing to the tournament semifinals on Friday.


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Press Conference: North Carolina coach Roy Williams at ACC Tournament

North Carolina coach Roy Williams and players Brice Johnson and Joel Berry talk with reporters after UNC’s 88-71 win over Pitt in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals on Thursday.


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North Carolina pulls away, tops Pitt in ACC Tournament

An 11-0 North Carolina run broke open a close game, and the Tar Heels advanced to the ACC Tournament semifinals with an 88-71 win over Pitt on Thursday.


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2016 ACC Tournament Day 3: Live Blog

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham is courtside at the 2016 ACC Tournament at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C., this week. Join our live blog as Chris reports back with score updates, game recaps, analysis, interviews with players and coaches and more.


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Podcast: Chris Graham talks ACC Tournament with Mark Moses Show

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham joins The Mark Moses Show on 1560-The Fan in Melbourne, Fla., to talk about Day 1 of the 2016 ACC Tournament.


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Podcast: Chris Graham previews the 2016 ACC Tournament

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham is on his way to the 2016 ACC Tournament. Before he heads up to the Verizon Center, Chris breaks down the storylines that could play out over the next five days.


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ACC Tournament Preview: #1 seeds, NCAA bids on the line in DC

Virginia, North Carolina and Miami are the teams to beat heading into the 2016 ACC Tournament, but a lot can and will happen over the course of 13 games running from noon Tuesday through about 11 p.m. Saturday night.


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UNC’s Brice Johnson named ACC player of the week

North Carolina senior Brice Johnson has been recognized as the final Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball Player of the Week of the 2015-16 season.


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ACC coaches vote Malcolm Brogdon player of the year

Virginia senior Malcolm Brogdon has been voted the ACC Player of the Year by the league’s head coaches and leads that group’s list of postseason honors and all-conference teams.


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How many ACC teams get March Madness invites?

On the top line, Virginia and North Carolina are thinking one seeds. On the other side of the ledger, several ACC teams are sweating out their March Madness travel plans.


Virginia senior Malcolm Brogdon named ACC Player of the Year

ACC Player of the Year Malcolm Brogdon of Virginia leads the 2015-16 Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA) postseason basketball awards and all-conference team announced on Sunday.


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Bracket set for 2016 New York Life ACC Tournament

The Atlantic Coast Conference has announced the seedings and bracket for the 63rd annual New York Life ACC Tournament.


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Malcolm Brogdon, Buzz Williams lead my All-ACC basketball ballot

Virginia senior Malcolm Brogdon is my ACC player of the year, and Virginia Tech coach Buzz Williams is my ACC coach of the year.


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ACC announces 2016 ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament schedule of events, initiatives

The ACC released on Tuesday information on a number of initiatives surrounding the 2016 ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament.


Virginia’s Malcolm Brogdon named ACC Player of the Week

Virginia senior guard Malcolm Brogdon (Atlanta, Ga.) has been voted the ACC Men’s Basketball Player of the Week after leading the Cavaliers in a pair of games against ranked foes last week.


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Virginia women earn No. 9 seed in ACC Tournament

The Virginia women’s basketball team (16-14, 6-10 ACC) will be the No. 9 seed in the Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament.


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Podcast: Chris Graham breaks down the ACC

Chris Graham breaks down the storylines for the final week of regular-season play in the ACC: who will be the champ, who will be the player of the year and more.


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That Anthony Gill crisis? Crisis averted: Gill is back

All that stuff about Virginia senior forward Anthony Gill being in a crisis? Two numbers for you: 15 and 9.


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Virginia poised for postseason run? Bennett, Brogdon say yes

Virginia won the ACC regular season title the past two seasons, but a third might be difficult just based on the logjam at the top of the conference.


Not your father’s Virginia team: And not your father’s Virginia win

#3 Virginia now owns wins over two teams in the running for a #1 national seed, Villanova back on Dec. 19 and North Carolina on Saturday night.


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Inside the Numbers: Brogdon, Gill huge for #3 Virginia

The crew from ESPN College GameDay looked at the ACC player of the year race as a winner-take-all. Which means Virginia senior Malcolm Brogdon wins, we have to presume.


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#3 Virginia toughs out gritty win over #7 North Carolina

Didn’t it seem like a heavyweight title fight? Every time Virginia punched, North Carolina counterpunched, and then when the Heels would throw a haymaker, the ‘Hoos would respond with a flurry.


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#3 Virginia holds off #7 North Carolina, 79-74

Malcolm Brogdon scored 26 points and Anthony Gill had 15 to lead #3 Virginia to a 79-74 win over #7 North Carolina on Saturday.


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Live Blog: #3 Virginia hosts #7 North Carolina in big ACC matchup

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham leads our live blog as #3 Virginia (21-6, 10-5 ACC) hosts #7 North Carolina (23-5, 12-3 ACC) in ACC action.


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ESPN College GameDay crew breaks down Virginia, North Carolina ahead of epic clash

Duke great Jay Williams thinks Virginia is playing the kind of basketball that can bring a national championship to Wahoo Nation.


ESPN College GameDay crew on ACC player of the year: Malcolm or Brice?

The ACC player of the year race is a “coin flip” between Malcolm Brogdon and Brice Johnson, ESPN basketball analyst Jay Bilas said Friday on the eve of the matchup between #3 Virginia and #7 North Carolina.


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Game Notes: #3 Virginia hosts #7 North Carolina Saturday night

#3 Virginia (21-6, 10-5 ACC) hosts #7 North Carolina (23-5, 12-3 ACC) in Atlantic Coast Conference action on Saturday (Feb. 27).


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Game Preview: #3 Virginia hosts #7 North Carolina in ACC clash

Down is up, up is down. Virginia is ranked third, North Carolina is seventh. Carolina is atop the ACC, UVA is in a three-way tied for fourth.