That Kyrie Irving Kid is Pretty Good

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

There are those of us on this site that follow college basketball recruiting somewhat closely. That's how we first came to know Kyrie Irving is really, really good at Mr. Naismith's game. You see, there was a time when Indiana coach Tom Crean was putting all his eggs into the Irving ...

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 ...

My 10 Most Agonizing Sports Losses

Friday, April 9th, 2010

The look on Willie Veasley's face after Monday night's championship game loss to Duke says it all. Actually, you can't see his face, which says even more. It was one of the most heart-wrenching losses that one could experience as a player or fan, and I don't say that just ...

Kyle Singler 1, Gordon Hayward 0

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

I've had two days to digest Monday night's National Title game. It was fantastic. One of the best, closest, most evenly matched sporting events I've ever witnessed. One thing I can't get out of my head though, is that I still think Butler should have come out on top. There's ...

Duke Fans Are Fine With Being Evil

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

Last night we were in downtown Indianapolis interviewing fans for YardBarker's Journey to the Tourney project, sponsored by Champion. We talked to fans from both teams about the roles their squads were playing in the 2010 National Championship Game. Clearly Butler was the classic underdog. They were the feel good ...

Indianapolis Here We…Are

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

Well, this trip might not be as exciting for some of us, since the Final Four is in Indianapolis, where we actually live, but hey we're here! And it's the Final Four! And we're shooting video for it! Awesome. This is a continuation of YardBarker's Journey to the Tourney project, sponsored ...

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 ...

Baylor Fans Are Plentiful And Love To Talk

Saturday, March 27th, 2010

We're still recovering from the madness of last night's Sweet 16 matchups here in Houston at the NCAA South Regional. As we roamed the parking lot before tipoff of the opening game that pitted local favorite Baylor against St. Mary's, we quickly learned that Baylor fans are fantastic. They were ...