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Players walk on to the court before the tip off between the Boston College Eagles and University of North Carolina Tar Heels on Jan. 25, 2006 at the Dean Smith Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Investigation Exposed ‘Shadow Curriculum’ Run Within UNC’s Former African And Afro-American Studies Dept.

Bogus classes and automatic A’s and B’s are at the heart of a cheating scandal at the University of North Carolina that lasted nearly two decades, encompassing about 3,100 students — nearly half of them athletes.

10/23/2014

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Top 10 Biggest Weight Losses In Pro Athlete History

While athletes like Panthers’ Mike Tolbert are shedding the pounds going into NFL training camp, we wanted to highlight the biggest weight losses that professional athletes have undergone both on and off the field, court, or arena.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–07/28/2014

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UNC Allows Former Athletes To Complete Degrees

North Carolina is inviting former athletes who left before completing coursework to return and earn their degrees.

07/24/2014

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7 Dumbest Athlete Arrests

Sometimes athletes just aren’t the sharpest tool in the shed …

07/04/2014

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Union In North Carolina Welcomes College Athletes

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina union for public workers will allow scholarship student-athletes at public universities to join as state employees.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–05/20/2014

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Wealth Gap Shows In Latest NCAA Academic Numbers

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The money gap at Division I colleges is continuing to show up on the playing fields and in the classrooms.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–05/15/2014

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QCB Unleashed: Dangerous Winter Olympics Games

On this week’s episode of QCB Unleashed, Q talks about the dangerous Winter Olympic games in Sochi including bobsledding and ‘The Skeleton.’

02/18/2014

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Sports Verdict: Should NASCAR Drivers Be Considered True Athletes?

In the wake of Jimmie Johnson securing his 6th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship, Donovan McNabb expressed his belief that NASCAR drivers are not true athletes. Is he out of line, or is this type of racing in no way a sport?

11/21/2013

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Probe Finds UNC Academic Fraud Started Earlier

A months-long investigation of academic fraud at The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill finds the problems go back a decade earlier than an earlier probe uncovered.

12/20/2012

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