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Get some backbone, Big East!

Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 11:13 PM
Why doesn’t the Big East stop whining and show some backbone by going after Duke and North Carolina from the ACC? Instead of worrying about which football rats are going to flee the sinking ship, grab Kansas from the Big Leftover and build a basketball conference to rival Tobacco Road. If... Read more

Honors for Pete Carril, Jim Phelan and Debbie Ryan

Thursday, August 18, 2011, 2:13 PM
Three nationally reknowned college basketball coaches who have their roots in the Delaware Valley, have been selected as recipients of the fourth annual Lapchick Character Award, one of the newer but more prestigious honors for college basketball coaches. Fabled former Princeton coach Pete Carril... Read more
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Don McKee arrived at the white Inquirer building the same month (August of 1974) that Richard Nixon departed the White House, but claims no connection. He has covered Penn State football, the Flyers of Fred Shero, the Eagles of Dick Vermeil and backed up several beats. After 25 years covering high school sports in three cities and two states, he says the only teams he is allowed to root for are Conrad Weiser High School and Penn State, his two alma maters. LIKES: Straight talk. HATES: Spin doctoring and mindless devotion to conventional wisdom. Reach Don at dmckee@phillynews.com.

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