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  1. Afternoon Links: Another farewell

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we prepare ourselves for the musical explosion of the millennium. Submit links via Twitter. Just a few days after the passing of North Carolina legend Dean Smith, college basketball finds itself mourning the loss of anoth...

    Blog | February 11, 2015
  2. Afternoon links: Farewell Dean Smith

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we figure out what to make of this. Submit links via Twitter. On Sunday morning, the world learned it had lost one of the greatest men in the history of college basketball and American sports. Dean Smith passed away Satur...

    Blog | February 09, 2015
  3. Afternoon Links: College vs. D-League

    Eamonn Brennan

    What we're reading while we stop being bubble-polite, and start getting bubble-real. Submit links via Twitter. "Dean Smith doesn't watch the games anymore. The motion on the screen is too hard to follow. Now he thumbs through golf magazines and p...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
  4. Coach K humble in reaction to milestone

    Eamonn Brennan

    In his heart of hearts, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is probably pretty proud of himself. How could he not be? The man just achieved -- rather quietly, at that -- one of the more impressive coaching distinctions in college hoops history. Having won his...

    Blog | December 30, 2010
  5. Coach K on the verge of another milestone

    Eamonn Brennan

    If you're one of those people that gets annoyed by the media's purported "overcoverage" of the Duke Blue Devils -- and I'm not sure that's a fair claim in 2010, though it's certainly been true at times in the past -- you might want to tune out for th...

    Blog | December 20, 2010
  6. Feinstein shares detail on Smith's health

    Eamonn Brennan

    Last week, the Fayetteville Observer wrote about legendary North Carolina coach Dean Smith's declining health. It was the first public report about Smith's fading memory. While he's often his usual self, on his "bad days" the former coach struggles t...

    Blog | July 14, 2010
  7. Laettner's mom was not a fan of Duke

    Eamonn Brennan

    Considering Christian Laettner's history as one of the most successful, and derided, Dukies of all-time -- a symbol people have used to characterize Duke's basketball program, both positively and negatively, ever since -- it's funny to hear that it a...

    Blog | June 30, 2010
  8. Brennan: Austin Rivers lives up to moment

    Eamonn Brennan

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Six ... Five ... The seconds melted away. Austin Rivers kept dribbling. Mason Plumlee was under the rim, another among the nearly 22,000 people crammed inside the Dean E. Smith Center, as helpless as each and every one. Later, ...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  9. Duke's Austin Rivers lives up to the moment against the North Car...

    Eamonn Brennan

    As the seconds ticked away at UNC, a much-criticized freshman whose confidence never wavered lifted up a shot that will forever live in Duke lore.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2012