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

Peyton Manning Completes Throwing Drills At Duke University

It appears Peyton has been going through some throwing exercises at Duke University under the guidance of his former offensive coordinator and current Duke head coach, David Cutcliffe. It's tough to tell, but the video above shows Manning "going through an aggressive throwing session in his Colts helmet, shoulder… » 3/03/12 11:26am 3/03/12 11:26am

Wait, Didn't Coach K Break The All-Time Wins Record Last Season?

Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski earned what was advertised as his 903rd career victory in Madison Square Garden last night, setting a new NCAA record. Odd as it is to imagine the Duke/Coach K publicity machine underselling something, it's worth noting that the 74-69 win over Michigan State could also be counted… » 11/16/11 4:10pm 11/16/11 4:10pm

Dook Sisters Go To Court Over Who's Dookier

The daughter of a Duke alumnus has filed a lawsuit against her sister, her brother-in-law, and Duke University for her inherited right to sit among these fine young men and women at Cameron Indoor Stadium all season long. Katina Dorton is seeking damages for the "fraudulent transfer" of two season tickets that had… » 7/15/11 5:40pm 7/15/11 5:40pm

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

Duke Alums Are Worried About Craziness Of The Young Cameron Crazies

There is a crisis in Durham. Dennis and Elizabeth Chen, '02 and '00 Duke grads and presumably husband and wife, wrote a letter to the Duke Chronicle proposing a Crazie-off challenge to the university's current student body. At the Michigan game on Sunday, the letter alleges, the Crazies practiced the wrong kind of… » 3/22/11 1:40pm 3/22/11 1:40pm

Exonerated Duke Lax Player Disputes $6.5 Million Tax Bill

The federal taxman says Reade Seligmann, he of the Duke wrongful-rape-accusation scandal, owes the IRS $6,492,377 million in income tax. The income in question came from 2007, which is the same year Seligmann et al reached a settlement with the school to "eliminate the possibility of future litigation." » 2/24/11 10:45pm 2/24/11 10:45pm