‘Athletically it is notable because….’

“The University of North Carolina is noted for being one of the two oldest State universities in the U. S., for having on its faculty George Bernard Shaw’s biographer Archibald Henderson, for the leisurely atmosphere of its green old campus at Chapel Hill.

“Athletically it is notable because the members of its teams, instead of naming themselves after wild animals, are quite content to be called ‘tar heels’; and because its tennis team in the last four years has won 62 consecutive matches.”

— From Time magazine, May 22, 1933

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