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  1. 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
  2. Precious Memories -- The Dean Smith story


    Dementia has taken its toll on former North Carolina coach Dean Smith, but family and devoted friends stand by the beloved coach.

    Eticket | Conversation | March 05, 2014
  3. Michael Jordan memorabilia, including recruiting letters from Nor...

    Darren Rovell

    Four significant pieces of Michael Jordan memorabilia sold at auction on early Saturday morning.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2014
  4. Michael Jordan's mother disputes authenticity of auction items

    Darren Rovell

    Michael Jordan's mother Deloris called into question on Wednesday documents being sold by an auction company.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2014
  5. Michael Jordan recruiting letters found in storage locker up for ...

    Darren Rovell

    The storage locker bought by a man in North Carolina has never been featured on a popular television show, but its contents, which turned out to be some unique documents related to Michael Jordan's college career, are now going up for auction.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2014
  6. Dead-ball rebounds and the origin of the college basketball ruleb...

    Shane Ryan

    An obscure stat, a mysterious inventor, and the Louisville crew that redefined college basketball statistics.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2013
  7. How Nike landed Michael Jordan

    Darren Rovell

    All Michael Jordan wanted to wear was adidas in the NBA. Although he wore Converse at North Carolina, because his coach Dean Smith was getting paid about $10,000 a year to put the brand on his players, the German make was his dream. But adida...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  8. Jim Calhoun and the Connecticut Huskies' future -- men's college ...

    Andy Katz

    Now in his 70s -- with 40 seasons and 873 wins in his rearview mirror -- Connecticut's Jim Calhoun sat down with to discuss his career, his health, his team and his succession plan for the program he built into a national power.

    Story | Conversation | June 20, 2012
  9. Denver Nuggets coach college coaches

    Diamond Leung

    With the NBA lockout in place, Denver Nuggets coach George Karl and his staff recently found time to open up their doors and playbooks and hold a coaching clinic for the region's college coaches. According to, about 20 coaches were in ...

    Blog | September 22, 2011
  10. Brandon Davies' return to BYU is a rare positive story for colleg...

    Johnette Howard

    The Brandon Davies story at BYU just might help restore a little faith in the scandal-riddled institution of college sports.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2011
  11. Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association's greatest coaches

    Donald Hunt

    Donald Hunt spotlights the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association's greatest coaches.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2011
  12. Dean Smith takes in second day of Charlotte Bobcats practice

    A smiling Dean Smith has taken in his second Charlotte Bobcats practice in as many days.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2010
  13. Former North Carolina coach Dean Smith visits Bobcats practice

    Hall of Fame coach Dean Smith has showed up at Charlotte Bobcats training camp in one of his first public appearances since details emerged that he's experiencing some memory loss.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2010
  14. This Day In Sports: Happy 70th, Larry Brown!

    Getty Images "For my birthday this year, I want a cake this big!" September 14, 2010: Lawrence Harvey Brown, the current coach of the Charlotte Bobcats, was born in Brooklyn, NY, 70 years ago today. Standing 5-foot-9 (now, not as a 1-year-old), B...

    Blog | September 14, 2010
  15. North Carolina Tar Heels coach Roy Williams cementing his own leg...

    Andy Katz

    As the reloaded national champs gear up for practice on a quest to defend their title, the coach of the Tar Heels still just wants to make Dean Smith proud. Roy Williams wouldn't have it any other way.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2009
  16. Who Pipes Up for the NCAA?

    Henry Abbott

    Just a few years ago, I think most basketball fans, and experts of various kinds, tended to have kind things to say about future NBA stars playing NCAA basketball. It made them smarter, or more mature. Boy, has that changed. This morning I read a tho...

    Blog | September 15, 2009