Tar Heel Blog Podcast: for North Carolina Tar Heels fans

Tar Heel Blog Podcast: for North Carolina Tar Heels fans

The official home for audio programming from Tar Heel Blog, SB Nation's community for fans of the University of North Carolina Tar Heels.

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September 14, 2020 31 min
Welcome back for another episode of What In Tar Nation! We finally got to watch some Carolina football this weekend, and they blessed us with the gift of beating down Syracuse. As always, Tanya Bondurant joined me following the game to break it all down. In this episode we will be discussing: How bad the offenses were for much of the game, and/or how great the defenses played. Javonte Williams and Michael Carter playing sizable r...
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Welcome back for another episode of What In Tar Nation! There has been a fair amount of news happening in the college sports universe, and amazingly some significant news surrounding Carolina athletics. There was some good news from the last couple of weeks, but unfortunately there is some troublesome news that Tanya and I dove into. In this episode we will be discussing: Carolina’s COVID-19 tests on fall sports athletes came in, ...
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Welcome to a new episode of What in Tar Nation! You may be asking yourselves: “Where have Tanya and Brandon been this entire time?” Well let’s just say that there’s been a lot going on, as many of you are well aware of. However, we decided to make a comeback so that we could bring all of you a fresh new episode of our hot take podcast! In this episode we will be discussing: The ACC Tournament and when we knew that things were goin...
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On a quiet, COVID-19 locked-down Friday afternoon, Mack Brown and the North Carolina coaching staff secured two more commitments for the 2021 class. Host Chad Floyd and esteemed guest Jake Lawrence (@Chad_Floyd and @therealestrjl on Twitter, btw) had a brief conversation about it. There was a back-and-forth between marveling at Brown’s efforts, and talking about the merits of the newest commitments, Raneiria Dillworth (who ...
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Welcome to Four Corners! This podcast doesn’t really fit a specific genre, so we created a new one. Host Chad Floyd (@Chad_Floyd) and esteemed guest Brandon Anderson (@THBBrandon) sort through the complete, silent, confusing chaos and talk about some random life adaptations before rounding into sports: Coffee and alcohol consumption; New hobbies, things that are missed, were taken for granted, etc.; The cruelty of an air...
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Between the Banners is back to preview the ACC Tournament! Host Chad Floyd (@Chad_Floyd) is joined by Al Hood (@albhood) to break down this week’s ACC Tournament in Greensboro, to which Tar Heels fans have to pay attention as early as today! Discussed: The tournament, by quadrants, starting with Carolina’s: Al and Chad agree that the Heels should cruise by Virginia Tech, can they beat Syracuse again? Big, bad Louisville lo...
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February 11, 2020 40 min
In the first three minutes of the pilot episode of the classic Netflix cartoon BoJack Horseman, the main character compares life to a good, long kick in the urethra. That...is a very apt metaphor for the North Carolina Tar Heels 2019-2020 basketball season. Jake Lawrence (@therealestRJL) and Al Hood (@albhood) and host Chad Floyd (@Chad_Floyd) try to talk through it. Discussed: The collapse down the stretch. What went ...
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Duke heads to North Carolina, Virginia faces Louisville, and more as a the ACC has a big weekend in college basketball. Lauren is joined by the ACC Network's Bryan Ives to discuss all that and more for today's episode. Be sure to subscribe to your favorite ACC podcast network so you don't miss an episode! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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The ACC's three best teams -- Duke, Louisville, and FSU -- all went on the road and got wins this week. Plus, Cole Anthony returns for UNC, Wake and Clemson play "basketball", and Kihei Clark somehow has really great assist numbers. That and more! Be sure to subscribe to your favorite ACC podcast network to make sure you don't miss an episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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If you think you have any idea what to expect this season from the ACC, well, think again! CL Brown joins Lauren to discuss recent upsets, upcoming games, Coach K's outburst, and what might happen with Cole Anthony. Make sure to subscribe to your favorite ACC podcast network to make sure you don't miss an episode! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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Is Carolina basketball back? Well, possibly, as the Heels posted two double-digit conference wins with a depleted roster. Is the Tar Heel Blog Podcast back? Yessir. Host Chad Floyd (@Chad_Floyd) is joined by Akil Gurupuran (@akillesheel17) and Al Hood (@albhood) to talk about a litany of happenings in Carolina basketball, and beyond. We start on a somber note, talking about memories of the late Kobe Bryant. The obvious...
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The North Carolina Tar Heels went into Raleigh and managed to come away with a win, despite NC State being favored and UNC being seemingly very bad for the first time in a long time. To discuss the game (and more), Lauren welcomes Backing the Pack's Steven Muma. Subscribe to your favorite ACC Podcast Network to make sure you don't miss an episode! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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Lauren is joined by Brendan Marks of The Athletic to discuss the fallout of the rumors around Justin Fuente to Baylor, ACC legend Luke Keuchly's retirement, and the weekend's upcoming basketball matchups. Can UNC take the rematch with Pitt? What is the deal with Virginia? How will the Duke-Louisville showdown go? Be sure to subscribe to your favorite ACC podcast network to make sure you don't miss an episode! Learn m...
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Hey guys, we’re back! We apologize for being away so long, but to be very blunt: things haven’t been very enjoyable to discuss. Regardless, Brandon Anderson (@THBBrandon) and Tanya Bondurant (@tanyabondurant) are back with the first episode of What in Tar Nation for the new decade! In this episode we discuss: All of the pain and suffering that has transpired since the loss to Virginia Brandon Robinson’s questionable statu...
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SB Nation's Caroline Darney jumps on with Lauren to discuss Clemson's historic win in Chapel Hill, Virginia's struggles, and all things ACC basketball. Subscribe to your favorite ACC podcast network to make sure you never miss an episode! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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The Clemson Tigers are playing in a huge game coming up...CAN THEY WIN IN CHAPEL HILL? Oh, yeah, and they have that little old National Championship game on Monday night. Kelly Gramlich of the ACC Network joins Lauren to discuss the CFP and all the upcoming ACC basketball this weekend. Make sure you subscribe to your favorite ACC team's podcast network so you don't miss an episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit p...
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Welp, there have been a lot of ACC games now, but we still know not a lot. SB Nation's Caroline Darney joins Lauren to discuss the action, including the high-octane ND-Syracuse, the continued struggles of UNC, Duke's extended bench, and Virginia's defense. Don't forget to subscribe to your favorite ACC feed so you don't miss an episode! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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The 2019-2020 Carolina basketball is off to a disappointing 8-6 start, and the 13-point home loss to Georgia Tech on Saturday officially has us pressing the panic button. Welcome back to Between the Banners, the UNC basketball pod hosted by Tar Heel Blog! Host Chad Floyd is joined by Al Hood and Joe Carpenter to bemoan the issues, and try to find some positives. Discussed: Well, WTF was that Georgia Tech game? Is this roster inhe...
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Happy New Year, ACC Fans! The News & Observer's Joe Giglio joins Lauren to talk about all the Bowl games and the upcoming ACC slate in basketball. Who is the ACC Coastal favorite next season? Will Virginia Tech be a tournament team? All that and more on this week's episode! Be sure to subscribe to your favorite ACC feed to make sure you never miss an episode. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/a...
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The North Carolina Tar Heels won their first bowl game in six years, and did so handily. Carolina beat Temple by a modest score of 55-13 in the 2019 Northrup Grumman Military Bowl, so we had to talk about it! Guest Al Hood (@albhood) was on site in Annapolis for the massacre, so he graciously joined host Chad Floyd (@Chad_Floyd) to talk about what it looked like from Maryland. Discussed: The sights and sounds of the Milita...
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