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UNC Coach Derek Galvin Leaves Mark on Gymnastics Community

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It was 1981, a time period so different from the world today. Ronald Reagan survived an assassination attempt a few months after being sworn in as the 40th president of the United States. The first Space Shuttle launched, and Reagan appointed the first woman, Sandra Day O’Connor, to the Supreme......
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Top quarterback-coach combos in college football: Clemson, Ohio State and more

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With years of reimagining offenses in college football under his belt, Mike Leach has coached a lot of big-time quarterbacks. He’s produced college superstars like Graham Harrell and Kliff Kingsbury. He’s developed under-the-radar transfers into record-setters, like Gardner Minshew and Anthony Gordon. In all, he’s had 12 seasons of a......
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CB Grimes, No. 6 in ESPN 300, picks Tar Heels

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North Carolina added its second five-star commitment to the 2021 recruiting class Tuesday when cornerback Tony Grimes announced his commitment to the Tar Heels. Grimes is the No. 6-ranked prospect overall and chose North Carolina over Georgia, Ohio State and Texas A&M. He now joins five-star defensive end Keeshawn Silver......
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ACC Coastal season preview: QBs put North Carolina, Miami and Virginia Tech ahead of pack

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It’s been a running joke on the college football internet that at some point the ACC Coastal is going to fulfill its perfect mediocrity and give us a seven-way tie at 4-4. That was never going to happen in 2019 with Georgia Tech going into full-on rebuild mode, but we......
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ACC Offseason Power Rankings, Questions for 2020-21

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http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTczNTIxMDAxOTExNDI4NTAw/acc-basketball-summer-power-rankings.jpg Molly Geary As the midpoint of college basketball’s offseason approaches, it’s time for SI’s annual check-in on every major conference. Every team in the country has questions at this point of the summer, some more pressing than others. So in addition to power-ranking each league, we’ll take a closer......
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How a rejuvenated Mack Brown is recruiting coaches and top prospects to North Carolina

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Mack Brown knew it was time to step away. When he was head coach at Texas, the Longhorns went 13-1 in 2009, losing only to Alabama in the national championship game. That loss devastated him, and he dwelled on it endlessly. Rather than focusing on the 13 wins and celebrating......
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‘I just can’t be silent anymore’: College football players speak out, and they are being heard

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Five years ago, Ian Simon and more than two dozen of his Missouri football teammates, had reached a tipping point. They saw numerous racist incidents occur on Missouri’s campus, and what they described as too much indifference from school president Tim Wolfe. The players then announced they would not take......
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Tracking the Transfers: Who’s Coming, Going in the ACC?

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http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTcyODk5NDc1ODUxODQ2ODky/acc-basketball-transfers-louisville-carlik-jones.jpg Molly Geary Every spring, college basketball player movement kicks into full force as coaches race to re-shape their rosters based on the names in the NCAA transfer portal. In the age of grad transfers, the right addition or two can make an immediate difference to a team’s potential, but......
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College football’s strange but true historical facts for each Top 25 team

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College football is a beautiful connection of sport and weird history. Using Mark Schlabach’s Way-Too-Early Top 25 assembled in February and some help from my colleagues, I’ve collected each team’s strangest historical fact, or simply a weird thing that happened. Some of these are going to be more recent (and......

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