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Stubbs, Chukars clinch championship

Asheville Citizen Times

Former Tuscola baseball standout Cody Stubbs hit a grand slam Wednesday for the Idaho Falls Chukars as the Kansas City Royals’ rookie advanced league affiliate clinched the second half championship of the Pioneer League.

Ghost of scandal haunts UNC

By Caulton Tudor | WRAL Sports Fan

Two full seasons have passed since Davis last coached a game at North Carolina. Three seasons have passed since Little and Austin played for the Tar Heels. But still their residue on the program will haunt Kenan Stadium like a poltergeist cluster when Carolina opens its 2103 home schedule Saturday against Middle Tennessee.

Thanks to Thursday’s revelations that Little and Austin were receiving thousands of dollars in illegal payments from Georgia-based sports agent Terry Watson in 2010, yet another UNC season has been launched against the backdrop of a maddening experience that somehow seems to reverberate endlessly.

Fedora: UNC better than it showed at South Carolina

Laren Brownlow | Fox Sports Carolinas

No one understood the importance of showcasing his team on national television like Larry Fedora. The UNC head coach also understood how important a game like that would be as an evaluation tool to see how far the program had come in Year 2.

The answer, though, remains unclear.

Many of the same problems the Tar Heels faced last year cropped up again at South Carolina. The defense gave up big plays, the offense struggled at times (especially in the red zone) and there were costly special teams mistakes.

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