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 ...

On Campus: ‘Hoosiers’ Favorite Butler?

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

Being that Rumors and Rants is based in Indianapolis, we had a chance to head over to Butler earlier this week and get the scoop on what was happening on campus. The Bulldogs certainly have a loyal following and Butler's campus was beaming with pride, as nearly every building had ...

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 ...

Sorry Baylor, Bear-ly Knew You

Sunday, March 28th, 2010

Every college sports fan knows about Bevo, UGA, and Ralphie, but have you heard of Joy and Lady? Neither had we until we came down to Houston this week and started researching Baylor University's traditions. The school keeps two live black bears on campus (Joy and Lady), which automatically gives them ...