Kevin Durant withdraws from FIBA World Cup

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

News is breaking on Thursday that Oklahoma City Thunder forward and reigning NBA MVP Kevin Durant has withdrawn from Team USA's FIBA World Cup team. Apparently Durant contacted head coach Mike Krzyzewski Thursday afternoon and told him he was physically and mentally drained from the season and needed a break. The ...

Coach K: The Greatest Man In The Universe

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Less than a week after warning us about the dangers of lionizing coaches to the point where they were bigger than the institutions they represent, the media went ahead and lionzed a coach to the point where he is bigger than the institution he represents. Mike Krzyzewski became the winningest men's ...

What Does Kyrie Irving’s Injury Mean for Duke?

Friday, December 10th, 2010

You didn't really think Duke was going to go undefeated or something this year, did you? Surely, you know better than that. But, naturally, as one of the most talented teams in the country with Nolan Smith, Kyle Singler and freshman sensation Kyrie Irving, mixed in with a very down ACC ...

Ten Ideas Worse Than A J.J. Redick Rap Album

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

With the news hitting the internet that J.J. Redick would be releasing a rap album, I frankly couldn't think of a worse idea initially. The most hated white player in NCAA basketball history venturing into the rap game? Really? Whose idea was this? I really want to know. Has to ...

Do Duke Fans Know Why They Are Hated?

Sunday, March 28th, 2010

Most of the nation can't stand Duke. There's nothing about the Blue Devils' basketball program gives the average college basketball fan a reason to smile. They are the hated ones. They are college basketball's Evil Empire. As we met Duke fans in Houston this weekend in Houston at the 2010 NCAA ...

Put Some Pants On, Pops

Monday, March 30th, 2009

So this commercial for Guitar Hero: Metallica (a game you can bet your ass I will be buying) debuted last night. I, for one, thought things were going horribly, horribly wrong at the beginning. That's basically the stock reaction most sports fans should have when Coach K comes sliding into ...