Tar Heel Rundown: April 30
Release: 04/30/2014


Marcus Paige looks back at his sophomore season, and especially the end of his sophomore season. New column coming today with the very unique way Paige tried to cope with that loss...Yet another post-NBA deadline top 25, this time with Carolina slotted seventh...A Q&A with Jerry Stackhouse, who wants to get into coaching...Congratulations to James Michael McAdoo and Lauren Adkins...

Interesting stat on the pace of ACC play:



The ACC gets generally positive reviews in this scorecard on the various football realignment moves as we approach a college football playoff...ESPN's spring practice wrapup for UNC...There's disagreement among ACC athletic directors about whether an 8-game league schedule or 9-game league schedule is preferable...Casey Barth is headed to the Arena League for the rest of the season...Five points for Harrison Barnes in Golden State's loss.

Olympic sports

Men's tennis will host NCAA regional action...So will women's tennis...ECU got a 1-0 shutout of the Diamond Heels at Boshamer...Men's soccer will face the Columbus Crew in the Kirk Urso Memorial Match...Great news from Sylvia Hatchell, who says her "cancer is gone"...

Today's games

None (exam break). 

Tar Heels in MLB

Alex White took "a huge step" forward in his rehab from Tommy John surgery...Dustin Ackley had two hits and drove in a run...Kyle Seager had a hit...Chris Iannetta had two hits and drove in a pair of runs.

Long read

There's been a lot of NBA news this week that wasn't much fun to read or hear about. But this tribute to Dr. Jack Ramsay written by his son is terrific.

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