Dean Smith Used His Will To Buy Every One Of His Lettermen A Nice Dinner

Dean Smith died in February, but his benevolence lived on through his trust. The North Carolina men's basketball coach left money—to "enjoy a dinner out compliments of Coach Dean Smith"—to each varsity letterman who played for him. » 3/26/15 2:15pm Thursday 2:15pm

Dean Smith Dead At Age 83

University of North Carolina coaching legend Dean Smith died at his home on Saturday night at the age of 83. According to a statement released by his family, Smith died peacefully while surrounded by his wife and five children. » 2/08/15 10:32am 2/08/15 10:32am

Sadistic Media Targeted "Carolina Way," Whinges Ex-UNC Chancellor

Pro tip for anyone trying to make sense of a scandal. If the person at the center of it starts claiming that "the media" are persecuting them, it's usually (though not always) a solid bet that they are patently full of shit. It's the equivalent of shooting the messenger and then claiming self-defense.

I'll leave you to… » 5/18/13 7:44pm 5/18/13 7:44pm

Joe Paterno And Dean Smith, Going Out On Their Own, Very Different Terms

Observations that Paterno's health — body and mind — have declined noticeably should be heartbreaking. So why aren't we as sad about it as we ought to be? » 8/04/10 5:00pm 8/04/10 5:00pm

Story On Dean Smith's Failing Health May Give You Some Dust In Your Eye

"People close to the coach say his famous memory is slipping. On some days he doesn't recognize people he has known for years." [Fayetteville Observer] » 7/08/10 1:00pm 7/08/10 1:00pm