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Q&A: John Feinstein talks about his new book on Krzyzewski, Smith and Valvano

(03/04/16 10:33am)

John Feinstein, Trinity '77 and former sports editor of The Chronicle, has spent his entire career telling stories. He covered the ACC's golden age, in the process forging relationships with some of the most successful, powerful college basketball coaches in history. The depths of those connections put Feinstein in the unique position to author his latest book, titled "The Legends Club: Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano, and an Epic College Basketball Rivalry." Feinstein will discuss the book Friday at 7 p.m. at The Regulator Bookshop on Ninth Street.











Twitter reacts to Duke's 74-73 win at North Carolina

(02/18/16 11:42am)

Playing short-handed after junior captain Matt Jones suffered an ankle injury, No. 20 Duke surged back from an eight-point deficit to beat No. 5 North Carolina 74-73 Wednesday night in Chapel Hill. Five Blue Devils accounted for 186 of the 200 possible minutes for the Blue Devils, and head coach Mike Krzyzewski did not substitute for the contest's final 10:51. On the other end, Brice Johnson posted 29 points and 19 rebounds, but the Tar Heels could not get off a clean shot on the game's final possession as Derryck Thornton blocked Joel Berry II's shot.



Around the ACC: Week 14

(02/16/16 4:48pm)

What a difference a week makes. The Blue Devils leapfrogged Louisville in the standings after a 2-0 week coupled with an 0-2 stretch for the Cardinals, and gained some ground on third-place Virginia as well with Saturday's dramatic win against the Cavaliers. A win Wednesday at North Carolina could throw Duke right back into the thick of the ACC race as the teams come down the stretch.


Q&A: Jay Williams talks about his memoir, 'Life Is Not An Accident'

(02/16/16 5:07am)

Everything changed for Jay Williams in June 2003, when the former Blue Devil point guard crashed his motorcycle in Chicago and sustained serious leg injuries that curtailed his NBA career. The Chronicle’s Ryan Hoerger spoke with Williams, now an ESPN college basketball analyst, about his new memoir, "Life Is Not An Accident." Their conversation has been condensed for clarity.