The Ringer | Chris Ryan: Could UNC alumni Harrison Barnes being named to Team USA mean something for his pending free agency?
Athlon Sports & Life | Braden Gale: Chapel Hill has been ranked among the top 20 football towns in the nation, beating out Seattle, Baton Rouge, Clemson, Tuscaloosa, and others.
ESPN | Jared Shanker: ESPN has named UNC’s first week matchup against Georgia as a must-see football game.
Keeping It Heel | Zack Pearson: College football expert Phil Steele did not include North Carolina is his preseason top 25, placing them 26th overall.
Carolina Blue | Ross Martin: Class of 2018 prospect Devon Dotson talks about basketball, the recruitment process, and his plans to visit Chapel Hill this summer.
Athlon Sports & Life | Adam Kurkjian: Wide receiver Mack Hollins and linebacker Andre Smith are two wild card players who could change the fortune of the Tar Heels this coming season.