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Will N.C. State basketball return to its glory days?new

The Wolfpack's disappearance from the upper echelon of ACC basketball has been long, painful and in some ways surprising. Now, as the 2012–13 season gets under way, the world seems to have turned again.
INDY Week  |  Thad Williamson  |  11-21-2012  |  Sports

UNC's Football Scandal Has Roots in Decisions Made 60 Years Agonew

Raising admissions standards for athletes dramatically means accepting the fact that you likely won't win too many games, let alone a championship.
INDY Week  |  Thad Williamson  |  08-23-2012  |  Sports

Hang on to the good days of the ACCnew

With Roy Williams and Mike Krzyzewski entering their golden years and a changing competitive landscape, it's time to be nostalgic for the present.
INDY Week  |  Thad Williamson  |  11-28-2011  |  Sports

Why the ACC Tournament Has Lost its Lusternew

Here are two proposals for reform, one radical and almost certain to be rejected, the other more moderate with a greater chance of being taken seriously.
INDY Week  |  Thad Williamson  |  03-09-2011  |  Sports

The World Cup, Global Inequality and Global Communitynew

The depth of suffering and oppression still prevalent in Africa—and in many other places around the world—can be glimpsed by taking a statistical look at the 32 participating countries’ political institutions and economic status.
INDY Week  |  Thad Williamson  |  06-12-2010  |  Sports

A New Southern Strategy in Bob Moser's 'Blue Dixie'new

In Blue Dixie, Moser argues that the Democrats' efforts to win without seriously contesting the South is flawed in tactical terms, profoundly misguided in strategic terms, and indefensible in moral terms.
INDY Week  |  Thad Williamson  |  09-18-2008  |  Nonfiction

'Across the Lines' Shares Stories from the Not-So-Distant Pastnew

Barry Jacobs gives us a timely, spellbinding account of the racial integration of men's basketball in the Atlantic Coast Conference and the Southeastern Conference between the mid-1960s and early 1970s.
INDY Week  |  Thad Williamson  |  02-22-2008  |  Nonfiction

Movement Liberal: Paul Krugmannew

The pundit and economist is a hero to the left, but has politics colored his judgment?
INDY Week  |  Thad Williamson  |  11-26-2007  |  Nonfiction

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