Found March 16, 2013 on The Sports Bank:
For Northwestern and Bill Carmody today conjures up images of breakup songs. Northwestern Athletic Director Jim Phillips met with the NU players this morning and will address the media at 5:30 tonight.  (The announcement of the press conference was made about 25 minutes. Multiple sources are reporting Carmody is out. Word is Duke Blue Devils assistant Chris Collins is the top choice of the A.D. in finding Carmody’s replacement A good breakup song for this situation is Death Cab for Cutie’s “The Ice is Getting Thinner.   The seasons have changed and so have we. There was little we could say, and even less we could do Or then there’s the final conversation Carmody had with Phillips, which makes me think of another great break-up song, No Doubt’s “Don’t Speak.” Don’t speak I know just what you’re saying So please stop explaining Don’t tell me cause it hurts Don’t speak I know what you’re thinking I don’t need your reasons Don’t tell me cause it hurts Some of the m

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