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As Time Runs Out
Gravely ill with cancer, Jim Valvano is fighting for his life the same way he coached basketball, by learning all he can, talking up a storm and insisting on the last shot
State Had the Stuff
North Carolina State completed its astonishing run to the NCAA title by knocking off Houston 54-52
THE ORDEAL OF JIM VALVANO
Jim Valvano had a Haggard look. He had just watched Chucky Brown's three- point shot bounce off the rim, allowing North Carolina to hang on ...
Return of the native
Jim Valvano left the big city to coach N.C. State. Last week he was back in New York—and finding credit very tight
THE WOLFPACK HELD AT BAY
North Carolina state basketball coach Jim Valvano always seemed to have the rim shot to go with the punch line, that ability to get the laugh out ...
HOW KING RAT BECAME THE BIG CHEESE
Can V talk? Oh, yeah. Can V coach? No question about it. Jim Valvano proved that his act was ready for the big time when his North Carolina State Wolfpack ...
TAKE THE V OUT OF TV, PLEASE
Catchy, isn't it? A public-relations dream, right? Maybe so. But to this viewer, the prospect of former North Carolina State basketball coach Jim ...
Jimmy Vee Hung In There
The former basketball coach's yearlong battle with cancer taught us all a lesson in courage
AN AMERICAN DISGRACE
It revealed that 10 of the 12 members of the N.C. State basketball team are under academic warning and that 29 of 43 athletes who have played for Jim Valvano ...