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Since a 34-17 defeat against Virginia Tech, the North Carolina offense – mainly fueled by dual-threat quarterback Marquise Williams – has performed like the one coach Larry Fedora and his players talked about throughout the preseason.

Noon, Richardson Stadium

Despite evidence to the contrary, especially in two-thirds of the Triangle this season, Yellow Jackets coach Paul Johnson believes it’s still possible for an ACC team to play good defense. Stay tuned.

One characteristic of the Charlotte 49ers’ transitional season into the NCAA College Bowl Subdivision is their absence among the Football Championship Subdivision’s statistics.

We already know at least two one-loss teams will make the Final Four. It’s possible none of the four will arrive spotless.

How would a team composed of UNC, Duke, NC State and ECU players stand up in the ACC? It would win the Coastal, but what about the ACC championship game?

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There is more outcry for the players in college sports to share in the revenue. Watch the whole community forum, hosted by the Observer and sponsored by PNC Bank as part of the “Solving It Together” series.

Charlotte49ers junior shooting guard Shawn Lester is leaving the basketball program to pursue a c...

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Each week, I'll (hopefully) talk to a beat writer who covers Duke's opponent. Today we have Andy...

Observations from the 50-yard Line