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Interceptions costly in UNC’s 17-13 loss to South Carolina

North Carolina's final best chance to score a momentum-swinging touchdown ended the way its first did: with Marquise Williams, the Tar Heels' fifth-year senior quarterback, throwing an interception in the end zone to South Carolina linebacker Skai Moore.

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Judge sides with Brady on 'Deflategate,' NFL appeals

Tom Brady learned Thursday he will start the season on the field after a judge lifted the league's four-game suspension of the star quarterback for a scandal over deflated footballs, saying he was treated unfairly by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The league quickly appealed.

   

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2015-16 ACC basketball schedule: Highlights for Duke, UNC, NC State

Duke faces a difficult start to conference play with six of its first nine ACC games on the road

For the fourth time in 12 years, Duke and N.C. State will play twice in conference play

UNC faces a difficult finish to ACC play, with road games at Duke, N.C. State and Virginia among the Tar Heels’ final six games

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East's No. 3 Victoria Jones, last year's PAC-6 singles champion, who played her first singles match of the season Wednesday after an ankle injury, talks with Chapel Hill News sports editor Elliott Warnock. Video by Elliott Warnock, ewarnock@newsobserver.com