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

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

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

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

Dook Loses Elite Recruit After Repeatedly Misspelling His Name

P.J. Hairston, the No. 13 senior in the country, according to people who believe in the mostly arbitrary rankings of high school students, announced over the weekend that he would attend the University of North Carolina. The 6'4" swingman, who finished up his prep career at the Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham,… » 5/17/11 5:35pm 5/17/11 5:35pm