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The untold story of what fuels Michael Jordan's legendary fire

This is the inside tale of Jordan's deep family history, back to Wilmington, North Carolina, down a tiny stretch of rural Highway 117, where five generations of Jordans came before him.

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40 Under 40: We rank the best young coaches in college basketball

College basketball's identity is tied closely to its coaches. These are among the game's most important names of the coming decades.

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Debating 40 Under 40: Will Wade and the rest of our list

Deciding on 40 of college basketball's top young coaches was far from an easy process.

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Legendary college basketball coach Eddie Sutton dies at 84

Jeff Borzello remembers Eddie Sutton's amazing career, including leading four schools to the NCAA tournament.

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The Harder Way

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    Penny Hardaway returns to his alma mater, the University of Memphis, to lead the nation's No. 1 recruiting class through the gauntlet of the NCAA season.

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