Hill, who officially starts March 15, has already announced a change in coach for the mens basketball program, replacing interim coach Houston Fancher, who took over midseason when Mark Price was fired. Hill's plan includes a nationwide search for the program's next coach.
Duke senior Grayson Allen and freshmen Wendell Carter, Jr. talk about leadership on the team and the upcoming NCAA regional semifinal matchup with ACC foe Syracuse in Omaha on Friday night, March 23, 2018.
The world’s last male northern white rhino died on March 19 following months of poor health, according to the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya. Sudan was euthanized following age-related health complications. Some of his genetic material was preserved in the hope that advances in IVF treatment could save the species.
Don Seriff, Natural Resources Coordinator for Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation, says the atlas is the result of more than 20 years of work by him and an army of volunteers to catalogue about 350 bird varieties that are nesting or have historically nested in the region. The atlas, with illustrations, will be available this Spring.
Harlem Globetrotter Hoops Green visited 9-year-old Sophia Weaver, who was diagnosed with Rett syndrome, ahead of the team's games in Charlotte on Saturday. Sophia was born with facial deformities and became the target of internet trolls.
Hoops is the 14th woman to join the Globetrotters in history.
The North Carolina Tar Heels leave the court in the Spectrum Center after being upset by the Texas A&M Aggies, 86-65, in the second round of the 2018 NCAA basketball tournament on Sunday, March 18, 2018. It was UNC's first-ever tournament loss in Charotte.
North Carolina Tar Heels senior Theo Pinson spoke after Sunday's 86-65 loss to the Texas A&M Aggies in the second round of the NCAA basketball tournament at Spectrum Center on March 18, 2018. It was UNC's first-ever tournament loss in Charotte.
North Carolina Tar Heels forward Luke Maye, a Huntersville native, spoke after Sunday's 86-65 loss to the Texas A&M Aggies in the second round of the NCAA basketball tournament at the Spectrum Center. It was UNC's first-ever tournament loss in Charotte.
Douglas Morisoli, a Pokémon Trading Card Masters Division judge and event photographer, discusses the various competitions going on at the 2018 Pokémon Regional Championships, which were held in Charlotte Saturday, March 17th and Sunday, March 18th at The Park Expo and Conference Center. Pokémon Trading Card (TCG) and video games players from throughout the region and across the nation competed for the coveted title of Pokémon Regional Champion, up to $50,000 in prizes, and valuable Championship Points counting toward a potential invite to the 2018 Pokémon World Championships in Nashville, TN next summer.