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PHOTO: Happy days in Chapel Hill as the NBA bound Trio, instead, returns for the 2008-2009 season
.Getting your mind right:Woods Is Champion
: "After a birdie on the 18th hole to force a sudden-death playoff with Rocco Mediate, a par on the very next hole is enough to deliver Tiger Woods his third U.S. Open title."Javon Walker Found Unconscious After Las Vegas Robbery
Throwing It Out There Blog: Best NBA No. 2 Pick?Bobcats fighting the snubs
:"This isn't new. You can go back 10 years and find NBA Draft prospects who did or didn't work out for a particular team, looking to manipulate the process."Bobcats' Brown bemused by NBA draft posturing
: "Larry Brown has a message for the agents who tell their players to decline pre-draft workout invitations from his Charlotte Bobcats: His team might draft their client anyway."Big names withdraw from NBA draft
NASCAR facing issues
: "Complaints, economy among woes."The conference headlines:Caulton Tudor of the Raleigh News and Observer: Tar Heels loaded for '09 title bid
: "It's an old story in the sense that one party's despair can be another's delight."
John Wiederer ofthe Fayetteville Observer:Combo guard follows gut feeling to UNCNorth Carolina
Ellington, Green, Lawson returning to UNC
: "After all that, North Carolina's back to where it started. Ty Lawson, Wayne Ellington and Danny Green are all Tar Heels."Return of trio a boost for UNC
: "With North Carolina’s Ty Lawson, Wayne Ellington and Danny Green all officially declaring Monday that they will be back in Chapel Hill for next season, the Tar Heels have instantly become the heavy favorite to win college basketball’s 2009 national championship."Dreams of title back with UNC trio
:" For North Carolina basketball fans on Monday, the delightful idea of a national championship chase was brought squarely into focus when Tar Heels veterans Ty Lawson, Wayne Ellington and Danny Green had to postpone for at least one season their hopes of landing berths on NBA rosters."
UNC's best hitter at top of the order
: "Sophomore Dustin Ackley is North Carolina's best pure hitter, most patient batter and quickest base runner. And the bad news for unseeded Fresno State: It has to face him first."UNC scoring runs without the long ball
: "The Tar Heels had 17 hits in their 8-4 win over LSU on Sunday, and two of those hits were doubles and the rest were singles -- no home runs. UNC was the only team not to record a homer in the opening weekend of the CWS where 15 where belted. It was the most home runs in the opening weekend of the CWS since 2001 when 19 were hit. Even though the Tar Heels haven't relied on power to win games all season, UNC coach Mike Fox said that doesn't mean his team isn't able to blast one out of the park. Sophomore Tim Fedroff leads the Tar Heels with 12 home runs."Bates painting CWS picture Fresno State vs. No. 2 UNC MiamiMiami sends FSU packing
: "The University of Miami players kept their celebration to a minimum."Canes stay alive
: "Jemile Weeks and Blake Tekotte hit home runs and UM survived a shaky ninth inning. The Canes will play Stanford at 7 p.m. Wednesday in another elimination game."UM coach Jim Morris confident in Carlos GutierrezFlorida StateMagic missing from FSU shirts
: "If there ever was magic in Florida State's nameless batting practice jerseys, the Seminoles must have used it all up on the way here."Key switch pans out for Hurricanes
: "University of Miami coach Jim Morris made what turned out to be a key switch in the lineup midway through Monday's victory against Florida State when he brought in sophomore catcher Jason Hagerty to pinch-hit for struggling Dave DiNatale in the fifth inning."NC State
Hickson is ready for draft
: "N.C. State's J.J. Hickson has decided to keep his name in the NBA Draft and not return for his sophomore season in college. The only questions now are where he'll be picked in the draft, and by which team."
Hicks wins wrestling award
: "Former N.C. State wrestler Greg Hicks won ACC championships in the 160- and 167-pound weight classes, then claimed several national titles after graduating from State with a degree in chemical engineering."ClemsonClemson basketball officially promotes Postorino
: "Clemson promoted Josh Postorino to assistant basketball coach, Tigers coach Oliver Purnell announced Monday. Postorino, a former player and assistant under Purnell at Dayton, served as Clemson’s director of basketball operations in 2007-08."Trahan proves his Open mettle
: "D.J. Trahan said he always believed he had what it took to compete in the U.S. Open. Even those years when he failed to qualify. Even when he missed the cut in 2006, his only previous Open appearance."Leggett says Tigers should improve
: "Moments after Clemson coach Jack Leggett absorbed the disappointment of the Tigers' season after watching the NCAA tournament selection show last month, he made sure everyone in the room knew things had to improve."Georgia TechTech coach commited to recruiting in-stateDewberry moving into luxury hotel marketHewitt, others review academics for student athletesVirginiaIllinois lineman commits to VirginiaVirginia Tech
Notebook Plus: Recruit wanted to be noticed, got a lot more from VT visitDuke
Dawkins hires Cardinal assistants
: "Former Duke staffer joins new coach."