SI.com's 10 most popular stories from the week ending Feb. 13
Here is a roundup of SI.com's 10 most popular stories this week. Be sure to read to the bottom for a bonus story from the SI Vault.
Jerry Tarkanian, who died Wednesday morning at age 84, coached three Division I schools to a total of 784 victories, and each school—Long Beach State, UNLV and Fresno State—wound up on NCAA probation for violations committed on his watch. Yet with his death, college sports has lost its original honest man. By Alexander Wolff.
This story was published in 1982, a few months after North Carolina's Dean Smith finally won his first national championship. But the much-awaited title was hardly the most important victory of Smith's career. By Frank Deford.