North Carolina challenge helps Duke move on
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North Carolina challenge helps Duke move on

Blue Devils refocus on Tar Heels to put Miami behind them

Photo: Shane Powell scores for Duke against Georgia Tech

Duke quarterback Thomas Sirk’s family traveled from his tiny hometown of Glen St. Mary, Fla., to attend the Miami-Duke game last week and visit with him afterward.

But when the improbable events of the Miami Miracle/ACC Debacle concluded later than usual, he had one request when he finally met up with family members and friends in the wee hours. ... 

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Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego,,, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

Raye of Light: Jimmy Raye, Duffy Daugherty, the integration of college football and the 1965-66 Michigan State Spartans

By Tom Shanahan; Foreword by Tony Dungy; August Publications

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