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A Nice Dean Smith Read

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Here's a wonderful and bittersweet article about the decline of Dean Smith. For almost everyone, it's bound to be sad to watch someone who was once so sharp lose his memory.

We did hear that one student at Duke objected to our recent comments about Smith -- something about traitors.

But common decency aside, ask yourself this question: if Coach K, long after his coaching days were over, had similar issues, wouldn't you hope UNC fans would be respectful? What if it was your own family? There's nothing to be gained here, and plenty to be lost, not least of all one's own humanity. him him and

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