DeCock: Tar Heel turnaround complete

Saturday was the apex of North Carolina’s amazing turnaround, from 35-7 a year ago to 35-7 this season, a defense that went from silly to solid, team chemistry that went from toxic to tight, 6-7 to 11-1 and counting.

Rubio bets the Grand Old Party is ready for his younger face

By running a campaign that emphasizes his youth and appeal as a figure of generational change, Rubio, in essence, is trying to reverse the roles that Democrats and Republicans have played in presidential elections for the last generation. And he is trying to scramble the identity politics that have taken shape within both parties, particularly after a 47-year-old Barack Obama excited young voters in 2008 with his own message that it was time for dramatic change in Washington.

At UNC, abdicating the obligations of leadership in scandal

Gene Nichol: High-dollar outside investigators were reportedly necessary because, after years of stonewalling and false assurance, no one would believe an analysis conducted by the UNC administration. FleishmanHillard’s website boasts it is “the most complete communications agency in the world, capable of reaching any audience, with any message, through any channel.” Praise the Lord. The new Carolina Way revealed.

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North Carolina coach Larry Fedora’s post game comments following the Tar Heels’ 45-34 victory over N.C. State on Saturday, November 28, 2015 at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, N.C.
Robert Willett