How FedEx Absolutely, Positively Helped Keep Calipari from Shipping Out in '06 

It's one of those Now-It-Can-Be-Told stories that finally got told -- in this case to ESPN's Andy Katz, who, in a munch-down session with the U of M basketball coach on Beale St. last week, got the skinny on how the Tiger mentor -- along with key staff members -- almost took an offer from North Carolina State, and why he didn't.

Find out how his mind was changed and what FedEx may have had to do with it by going here.


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