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UNC-NCSU winner could reap in-state recruiting benefits
The winner of Saturday’s UNC at N.C. State football (12:30 p.m. WRAL-TV) game could and certainly should get at least somewhat of an in-state recruiting...

Larry Brown having early success at SMU
Larry Brown has coached more basketball games -- 2,587 and counting -- than John Wooden and Phil Jackson combined. He's coached Allen Iverson, David Robinson...

Profiling 'Legend of the Phog' Larry Brown
Brown began coaching at Kansas in 1983, replacing the beloved Owens. He finished his career at Kansas with the second and arguably most memorable NCAA...

Goodbye, and thank you
In both of my experiences in Chapel Hill, I have met so many wonderful people that I cannot possibly name them all. Many are readers...

Sam Aiken, Brandon Tate have hands in Patriots victory
The Patriots did not have a lot of options for the role of No. 3 receiver yesterday. Julian Edelman was out with a forearm injury...

Extra Points: Year Three Yearnings
Jim Tatum made above-the-fold headlines by venturing to Los Angeles and nipping Southern Cal in Year Three. Bill Dooley snared a big Clemson win in...

Butch’s Bandwagon Getting Light
It is time North Carolina fans get off the “Butch Davis is God” bandwagon. The man can coach and build programs, but he is not...

Many KU fans hope for a shot at former coach Roy Williams’ Tar Heels
What is it about Roy Williams that Kansas fans can’t seem to forgive? Larry Brown left the school on probation, and he’s a legend in...

Extra Points: Where Davis Leads, Heels and Their Fans Follow
UNC now has a proven head coach in the person of Butch Davis and is giving him the resources to do the job. No more...

Tar Heels Hit Jackpot
Nobody knows for certain if Butch Davis will turn North Carolina into a consistent winner, but the odds are high it will happen. It’s not...

The good and the bad of the Tar Heels
Bill Dooley steered North Carolina to three ACC titles in the ’70s. Mack Brown got the Tar Heels to as high as No. 5 in...

Detroit Pistons and Larry Brown are parting ways
The Detroit Pistons and Larry Brown moved closer Monday to a buyout of Brown's contract, which has three years left at an estimated $18 million...

Larry Brown's future with Detroit Pistons remains uncertain
No official resolution came out of the Detroit Pistons management summit with coach Larry Brown, president Joe Dumars and owner Bill Davidson on Wednesday. Both...

Detroit Pistons' Owner May Try to Buy Out Larry Brown's Contract
Larry Brown is now healthy enough to coach the Detroit Pistons next season, his agent, Joe Glass, said yesterday. But that may no longer matter...

Knicks ready to pounce if Pistons fire Larry Brown
Isiah Thomas' protracted wait for Larry Brown might prove to be Thomas' smartest play yet as Knicks' president. In recent days, various reports have surfaced...