Former UNC Player Details Academic Fraud, Says "Everybody Knew"

Former Tar Heels football player Tydreke Powell called into North Carolina radio station WJMH this morning and provided some interesting details about the academic misconduct that allegedly involved hundreds of UNC athletes. » 11/10/14 6:15pm 11/10/14 6:15pm

Yes, Officials Got The Call Right At The End Of UNC-Iowa State

While the end of North Carolina-Iowa State was a shitshow, it was a fair one. Even if you give the Tar Heels every benefit of the doubt, the rules were interpreted correctly given the scenario. We're going to try and illustrate why here. » 3/23/14 8:27pm 3/23/14 8:27pm

Never Let A Cop In Your House: The Will Graves Story

This story is so stupid, I feel bad making you read it, but it's a teachable moment. Former North Carolina guard, Will Graves, was cited last week for misdemeanor charges when cops searched his home and found eight marijuana seeds, three (!) blunts and two burnt blunts, all helpfully scare-quoted in most write ups… » 12/14/13 9:30am 12/14/13 9:30am

Roy Williams Used To Coach At Kansas, A Special Place

As we wait for one ex-coach to possibly face off against his old team, we've got one waiting for us in this evening's second game. Roy Williams used to coach for Kansas before returning to his alma mater, North Carolina. In case you weren't sure, here's a little taste. » 3/25/12 1:55pm 3/25/12 1:55pm

Florida State Upset North Carolina, But What We Really Learned Is That…

When the clock hit zero at the end of Florida State's shocking 90-57 upset of #3 North Carolina, none of the Tar Heels' star players were on the floor. In fact, they were already in the locker room, as they'd been pulled out of the arena along with the rest of UNC's scholarship players—leaving five walkons to face… » 1/14/12 5:24pm 1/14/12 5:24pm

Monday Morning Psychologist, With Dez Bryant And Roy Williams

Actual headline from actual newspaper: "Dez Bryant Refuses To Carry Roy Williams' Shoulder Pads." So while this may not be a big story, the media's damn sure they're going to make it one. So let's analyze! » 7/26/10 11:30am 7/26/10 11:30am

Later, Roy Williams Told A Masseuse That The Gulf Oil Catastrophe Was…

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and the blogosphere to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 5/03/10 9:25am 5/03/10 9:25am

Last Night's Winner: Whatever Passes For Roy Williams's Conscience

In sports, everyone is a winner—some people just win better than others. Like the little man on Roy Williams's shoulder, who prevailed upon the coach to say he's very, very sorry. » 2/12/10 9:45am 2/12/10 9:45am

Roy Williams Is A Clueless Dick

North Carolina head coach Roy Williams has previously demonstrated his complete lack of perspective on more than one occasion, but he still wants you to know that the Haitian earthquake was nothing compared to losing to Virginia at home. » 2/10/10 3:15pm 2/10/10 3:15pm

Don't Root Against North Carolina On Their Home Court Or You Will Be…

Yesterday, scrappy Presbyterian College from Clinton, South Carolina waddled into the Dean Dome to get predictably stomped by the Tar Heels. That still didn't stop coach Roy Williams from tossing a Blue Hose fan for...yelling at his team during free-throws. » 12/13/09 12:30pm 12/13/09 12:30pm

New Jersey Golf Course Is A Dump. Literally.

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and the blogosphere to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 8/28/09 6:30am 8/28/09 6:30am

Breaking: North Carolina Natives Prefer Ol' Roy To Coach K

Roy Williams has a higher in-state approval rating than Mike Krzyzewski, but here's the shock statistic: Only 14 percent have an "unfavorable opinion" of K. Must be that we (part-time) North Carolinians put country first. [Under The Dome, PPP] » 6/22/09 5:15pm 6/22/09 5:15pm

Roy Williams' Divided Loyalties

As we continue to come to terms with a planet that has Bill Self as a national championship coach — we fully expect to see the Official NCAA Title Toupee on sale soon — we turn our attention to the Jayhawks' newest fan: North Carolina coach Roy Williams. » 4/08/08 3:30pm 4/08/08 3:30pm

Roy Williams Will Scribble Near Your Naughty Bits

Should Roy Williams be enjoying himself this much, considering how completely he screwed up your office pool brackets? Well, at least he's not trying to make money off of the back of the young lady, like someone we know. » 4/07/08 2:20pm 4/07/08 2:20pm

Kansas Fans Have Every Right To Hate Roy Williams

The general consensus concerning Roy Williams' "return" against Kansas at the Final Four this week is that it just broke his heart to leave Lawrence, and that any Jayhawks fan who is still angry with him is just being bitter. But on, a Kansas fan message board, a poster named "pgalichia" sums up Jayhawks'… » 4/03/08 6:40pm 4/03/08 6:40pm