If You Like Not Being Scum, Root Against Coach K, Who Is Scum

Look. I hate Coach K. You hate Coach K. Everybody hates Coach K. Nobody needs a reason to root for somebody else—anybody else! Attila the Hun! Sauron! anybody!—to win the NCAA tournament. What I am saying is that you should actively root against Coach K. Root for his defeat. Root for his Virtue and Leadership School… » 3/19/15 12:03pm 3/19/15 12:03pm

Coach K's Facebook Presence Does Not Come With A Sense Of Humor

The person who runs the official Mick Krizilonski Facebook page is a person who cannot put "has a functioning sense of humor" or "understands satire" on a resumé. Case in point: This morning, Coach K's official Facebook page shared an article with the headline "#HotSportsTakes: Jim Boeheim Could Learn From the Coach K… » 2/26/14 12:01pm 2/26/14 12:01pm

How Black Is Duke Basketball?

There's a lot of talk out there—and more than a little evidence—suggesting that this year's Duke Blue Devils, led by the very big and very mobile Jabari Parker, are the most athletic team in the school's history. We decided to investigate whether that claim is true. And since average vertical leap numbers through the… » 12/10/13 12:29pm 12/10/13 12:29pm

Coach K Doesn't Want You To Be So Excited About Exciting Players

This college basketball season is one of the most exciting in recent memory, due in no small part to the presence of superstar freshman Jabari Parker, Andrew Wiggins, and Julius Randle. But Mick Krizilonski thinks that we should all stop being so excited about these awesome players, because Mick Krizilonski is the… » 11/27/13 12:48pm 11/27/13 12:48pm

Mike Krzyzewski Thinks Tanking NBA Teams Are Un-American

Someone asked Mick Krizilonski what he thought about NBA teams potentially tanking the season in order to get a better shot at drafting someone like Jabari Parker or Andrew Wiggins. His response was peak Coach K. » 11/13/13 2:27pm 11/13/13 2:27pm

Coach K's Goofy West Point Yearbook Photo From 1969

This wonderful artifact surfaced on Imgur earlier today, and it will be enjoyed by people all over the world for years to come. If Duke haters have any sense at all, they will start referring to Coach K as "Mick Krizilonski" from here on out. » 11/12/13 11:59am 11/12/13 11:59am

Coach K Has No Comment On Gucci Mane's Sex Life

Yesterday, rapper Gucci Mane went on a barely decipherable Twitter rant in which he dished dirt on women in the music industry with whom he has allegedly had sex. One tweet in particular caught our eye: » 9/10/13 12:19pm 9/10/13 12:19pm

A Performance Of The Ages

On Saturday, No. 3 Duke beat No. 5 Miami 79-76 in a revenge match for Hurricanes' January throttling—"they even slapp[ed] the floor in an apparent jab at the Blue Devils' tradition"!—and as Coach K. said, it was our privilege. » 3/03/13 11:02am 3/03/13 11:02am

Actually, Duke Had No Problems Getting Off The Court In Virginia Last…

Virginia fans stormed the court in Charlottesville last night, after the unranked Cavaliers defeated No. 3 Duke, 73-68, and Mike Krzyzewski was a bit rankled by the lack of protection for his team. He reportedly "hollered an F-bomb at a fan" and later suggested that he and his team hadn't been properly shielded by… » 3/01/13 3:50pm 3/01/13 3:50pm

Mike Krzyzewski Went On The Radio And Gasbagged About "Loyalty,…

Ugh. That's all that can be said about the following bit of commentary from Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski, as spoken on Coach K's radio show and transcribed by DC Sports Bog: » 1/15/13 2:15pm 1/15/13 2:15pm

Lance Thomas May Have Bought Improper Jewelry While Starting For Duke's…

In 2009, Lance Thomas, then a forward for Duke (now a New Orleans Hornet), bought $97,800 worth of jewelry at Rafaello & Co. in midtown Manhattan; he paid $30,000 upfront and the store expected him to pay off the remaining balance in 15 days. He did not, according to a lawsuit filed by the jeweler and obtained by the… » 9/09/12 12:25pm 9/09/12 12:25pm

Mike Krzyzewski Says The U.S. Olympic Basketball Team Doesn't Make…

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Everybody's in the pool. » 5/02/12 7:00pm 5/02/12 7:00pm

Coach K Is A Dick

Excerpted from Duke Sucks, Reed Tucker and Andy Bagwell's thorough charge-by-charge frisking of the worst college basketball program known to man, which is out now. » 3/14/12 6:26pm 3/14/12 6:26pm

Was Bob Knight Drinking Iced Tea Or Beer As He Watched Coach K Break…

Your morning roundup for Nov. 16, the day we learned Rebecca Black is back for more. Photo via Mocksession. Got any stories or photos for us? Tip your editors. » 11/16/11 10:25am 11/16/11 10:25am

Mike Krzyzewski Won His 903rd Game As A Coach Tonight

"NEW YORK - Mike Krzyzewski became Division I's all-time winningest coach when No. 6 Duke beat Michigan State 74-69 on Tuesday night in the State Farm Champions Classic." [AP via WSJ]
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Great Man Mike Krzyzewski Defends Great Man Joe Paterno

Great men must stick together. Their greatness unites them—especially if, like Mike Krzyzewski and Joe Paterno, they've recorded a 90-minute nationally broadcast television special celebrating their mutual greatness. » 11/15/11 11:30am 11/15/11 11:30am

"I'm About Winning": Coach K Wasn't Included In Duke's Auto-Tune Song,…

Mike Krzyzewski did not partake in DJ Steve Porter's Auto-Tuned "Duke Worldwide" music video, so we went into the Deadspin recording studio (it's called GarageBand and it's probably on your Mac) and mixed one ourselves. » 10/19/11 6:05pm 10/19/11 6:05pm

Joe Paterno On Stroking And Big Kisses, Completely Out Of Context

Last night, ESPN hosted an hour-long feature called "'Difference Makers: Life Lessons with Paterno and Krzyzewski." The coaches talked about greatness and being great and the ways of the greats and how great it is to be great, and Rece Davis mentioned a few times that they were both quite great. It was illuminating.… » 7/01/11 12:20pm 7/01/11 12:20pm

Incoming Dukie Wants To Give Himself A Nickname

"Wearing number 0 next year! My nick name is going to be subzero! Cause of number and because my moves freeze people, got ice in my veins!!" Sigh. It just happens so quickly. [@AustinRivers25, Via Ballin' is a Habit] » 6/08/11 4:20pm 6/08/11 4:20pm