Get It Right, People: Bobby Knight Didn't Throw A Folding Chair

Despite being one of the most infamous coaching meltdowns in history and either the first or second thing that comes to mind when you hear the name Bobby Knight, there is one crucial aspect of The Incident With The Chair that is consistently misremembered: the type of chair he chucked across the floor. » 2/25/14 6:02pm 2/25/14 6:02pm

Start Your Weekend With An Inspirational Quote From Bob Knight

Bob Knight has a new book out next week. It's called The Power of Negative Thinking: An Unconventional Approach to Achieving Positive Results, because Bob Knight is still playing his (lucrative) role as college basketball's senile great-uncle. He sat down with Andrew Goldman for the New York Times Magazine's weekly… » 3/01/13 6:05pm 3/01/13 6:05pm

UK-Vandy Refs Blow Shot Clock Violation Call, Hand Game To Kentucky,…

Poor officiating continues to be the story of this college basketball season, as SEC refs swallowed the whistle on a clear Kentucky shot clock violation late in the Wildcats' bout against Vanderbilt in Nashville tonight and allowed UK to march home to Lexington with a 60-58 win. » 1/10/13 11:33pm 1/10/13 11:33pm

Bobby Knight Got Totally Roasted Last Night

You know a roast/fundraiser is going to rule when one of the roasters is relegated to video-conferencing in because of a broken hip, like Jud Heathcote did last night for a Bobby Knight roast in Hammond, Ind. » 9/19/10 11:00am 9/19/10 11:00am

Rock Chalk Fée Frock (UPDATE)

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and the blogosphere to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 1/26/10 6:30am 1/26/10 6:30am

Indiana To Make Nice With Bobby Knight

Bobby Knight will be inducted into the Indiana University Hall of Fame, less than 10 years after he was given the boot for yelling at kids. That should be a fun ceremony, huh? » 8/22/09 2:00pm 8/22/09 2:00pm

Memo To TV Reporters From The Netherlands: Don't Ask Bob Knight About…

2:30 mark: "You people make too much bullshit out of that...[Y]ou know how many games I won? 900. Let's talk about the 900 games I won rather than the one fucking chair." [YouBeenBlinded] » 4/28/09 8:45am 4/28/09 8:45am

All New TV Series Should Include Bobby Knight Posters

Ken Tremendous, aka Michael Schur, may have a hit on his hands with Parks and Recreation, the new series that debuted last night on NBC. How can it fail with scenes like this? [Mouthpiece Sports] » 4/10/09 12:00pm 4/10/09 12:00pm

Mike Krzyzewski, The Final Depantsing

It's not so troublesome that Mike Krzyzewski was in this Guitar Hero commercial; it seems he's spent all season with his pants around his ankles, as other teams run off with his lunch money. » 3/29/09 7:30pm 3/29/09 7:30pm

Guilty Your Honor, With An Explanation

There are two things I wish. First, that Indiana wasn't 1-11 in the Big Ten. And second, that Daulerio hadn't taped porn over the first 18 minutes of this instructional video. » 2/17/09 5:30pm 2/17/09 5:30pm

The Rise And Fall Of The Indiana Hoosiers

The Indiana Hoosiers have never lost 18 games in a season; not even under the dubious Harry C. Good (1944-46), who was only there because Branch McCracken was serving in World War II. » 2/16/09 1:00pm 2/16/09 1:00pm

Does Bobby Knight Have Georgia On His Mind?

Bobby told his friends that if Georgia calls and asks him to be their coach, he won't hang up—but he's not going to call them first because he has rep to maintain. [AJC] » 2/02/09 11:45am 2/02/09 11:45am

Billy Packer To Have Second-Best Seat For March Madness

Billy Packer and Bob Knight will host an NCAA tournament show from the sports book at the Wynn in Las Vegas, but it's not about gambling. It's about the games—that people are betting on. [AP/SI] » 1/13/09 11:15am 1/13/09 11:15am

Get Ready For Knight Light, America

If you're near a TV around 8:40 (ET) this morning, it might be worth dialing up ESPN to witness Bobby Knight's unofficial debut as a basketball commentator. Knight will join Mike & Mike (there's a sentence I never thought I'd type) for a little NCAA hoops discussion. It's all a prelude to Knight's official debut as an… » 3/12/08 8:42am 3/12/08 8:42am

Bob Knight And Chris Berman, Together At Last

Bobby Knight has joined the other team. Nope, he's not announcing that he's gay, although I know that's what you were thinking. He's merely becoming what he has loathed most throughout his coaching career: A member of the sports media. Knight will become a studio analyst for ESPN for the NCAA men's postseason, which… » 2/28/08 6:09pm 2/28/08 6:09pm

Bobby Knight Drinks Your Milkshake! He Drinks It Up!

So Bobby Knight is talking about his decision to resign at Texas Tech, telling the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal that he wanted to give his son, Pat, a running start as head coach. Whether that's true or not, we're left to grapple with the aftermath. And in a weird way, it helps that the film There Will be Blood is still… » 2/05/08 4:00pm 2/05/08 4:00pm

Knight Reaches New Heights, Real Teams Play

Bobby Knight picked up win number 899 for his career yesterday and he marked the occasion by bringing his infant grandson to the post game press conference. Fortunately he refrained from teaching the kid any new words. Follow after the jump for the video (h/t FanHouse) and the recap of Oregon's win over Arizona and… » 1/06/08 12:10pm 1/06/08 12:10pm

Bob Knight, Isiah Thomas And "Sunt"

An outstanding find from The Big Lead: An old video of Isiah Thomas, while honoring former coach Bobby Knight, explaining what he learned from the coach. The main thing he learned? The word "sunt." » 12/17/07 11:40am 12/17/07 11:40am