THIS is the time of year people usually start tweeting at Ali Farokhmanesh.The Northern Iowa fans who remember his back-to-back buzzer-beaters to beat UNLV and Kansas and usher the Panthers to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament ...
Mar 20, 2020
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - North Carolina's Leah Church apparently doesn't need to even see the basket to hit 3-pointers.In a video posted Saturday on social media, the junior guard hit three consecutive long 3s while shooting over her ...
Aug 14, 2019
DURHAM, N.C. - Duke might have to figure out what the Zion Show will look like without its namesake.And Zion Williamson could have some things of his own to consider, too.All because of a freak injury to arguably the most ...
Feb 21, 2019
CELINE Abalos is set to represent the Philippines in two of the biggest world amateur golf tournaments.With solid play in the US Kids Golf World Championship in Malaysia, Abalos booked a ticket to the US Kids Golf European Championships in Scotland ...
Dec 17, 2017
GLENDALE, Arizona - Justin Jackson delivered the go-ahead three-point play and North Carolina scored the last eight points for a 71-65 win over Gonzaga on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) and bag the title that heartbreakingly eluded the Tar Heels last ...
Apr 4, 2017
GLENDALE, Arizona - Two No. 1 seeds, one in its first Final Four, the other a perennial contender, will meet for the NCAA national championship and it could be quite a brawl.When Gonzaga (37-1) meets North Carolina (32-7) on Monday ( ...
Apr 2, 2017
GLENDALE, Arizona - Kennedy Meeks capped off his career night with an offensive rebound that helped North Carolina hold off Oregon, 77-76, and return to the NCAA championship game, where its title hopes got dashed at the buzzer last season.Meeks, a ...
Apr 2, 2017
GLENDALE, Arizona - Roy Williams could hear his own footsteps as he padded through the near-silent locker room, still trying to wrap his mind around a question that couldn't be answered: What do you say to a group of players ...
Apr 1, 2017
THERE are 67 games to be played over the next three weeks to determine the next national champion, a magical time known as the NCAA Tournament.So what's in store in 2017? Is there any way to top the madness ...
Mar 13, 2017
NBA
SAN FRANCISCO - Stephen Curry says he is disappointed to see sporting events pulled from his home state of North Carolina over a law some say can lead to discrimination against LGBT people. And the two-time NBA MVP hopes lawmakers make changes ...
Sep 16, 2016
NBA
THE NBA is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people.The league had expressed its opposition to the law known ...
Jul 22, 2016
NBA
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - North Carolina's Kennedy Meeks will withdraw from the NBA draft and return for his senior season.The school announced Meeks' decision on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time). The 6-foot-10 forward averaged 9.2 points ...
May 5, 2016
NBA
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Michael Jordan reiterated that the Charlotte Hornets are opposed to House Bill 2, which was recently passed in North Carolina and could prevent the NBA All-Star Game from coming to Charlotte.Jordan said in a statement on Tuesday ( ...
Apr 27, 2016
HOUSTON - It took two families and lots of sacrifice to get Kris Jenkins to Villanova. That was the difficult part.Making one of the biggest shots in college basketball history was easy by comparison.With both of his families in the house - ...
Apr 5, 2016
HOUSTON - Jay Wright may still be the best dressed coach in college basketball. Now he has a national championship to go with those expensive suits.Not since Jim Valvano ran around looking for someone to hug has a coach had an ending ...
Apr 5, 2016
HOUSTON - Roy Williams cried.He felt powerless - not a feeling to which he's accustomed.He told his North Carolina players that if they did what he asked in the final minutes of the national championship they'd have a ...
Apr 5, 2016
HOUSTON - One good shot deserved another.Kris Jenkins of Villanova wasn't about to be outdone.Jenkins overcame the shock of watching North Carolina's Marcus Paige hit a double-clutch 3 to tie it by spotting up behind the ...
Apr 5, 2016
HOUSTON - This looked like an inside job all the way for North Carolina.Then, out of nowhere, Marcus Paige figured out how to hit from 3-point land and the Tar Heels pulled away from Syracuse - and within one win of the ...
Apr 3, 2016
NBA
ATLANTA - Atlanta city leaders are asking the NBA to move the 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte after North Carolina lawmakers passed legislation seen as limiting LGBT protections.Atlanta's City Council introduced a resolution Tuesday asking the NBA to move ...
Mar 30, 2016
PHILADELPHIA - Brice Johnson had 25 points and 12 rebounds to lead North Carolina to an 88-74 victory over Notre Dame on Sunday night (Monday, Manila time), leaving the Tar Heels as the only No. 1 seed in the Final Four.The ...
Mar 28, 2016
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