Today's U Sports | Mark Carroll: After improving dramatically between 2014 and 2015, the Tar Heels' secondary could be one of the very best in the ACC. The personnel on the field didn't change, but a shake up of the coaching staff was able to build chemistry and get everyone on the same page.
Chapelboro.com | Blake Hodge: Five former Tar Heels will be representing Team USA in field hockey at the Olympics in Rio when the United States opens play against Argentina on August 6th.
Gobbler Country | Roy Hatfield: SB Nation's Virginia Tech blog previews the Tar Heels' upcoming football season, and predicts that Carolina will win the Coastal Division.
News & Observer | Brendan Marks: Forward Luke Maye didn't receive a scholarship until his second season with the Tar Heels, but he is looking to step up and make an impact in the upcoming season.
Keeping it Heel | Eric Kennedy: In a silly bit of holiday spirit, here is a slideshow of fireworks that most closely resemble Tar Heel players. Go Heels, Go America.