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

Report: Duke Coaches, Administrators Ignored Sexual Assault Allegations

Duke junior Rasheed Sulaimon was dismissed from the men's basketball team on Jan. 29, 2015, with no official explanation given. According to a report published today by the Chronicle, Duke's student newspaper, Sulaimon was dismissed more than a year after he was accused of sexually assaulting two female students.… » 3/02/15 10:50am 3/02/15 10:50am

How A UVa Fan Bluffed His Way Into The Huddle At The ACC Title Game

At halftime of Virginia's ACC tournament semifinal, Danny had an idea. He noticed all the Cavaliers staff members hovering around the team, and discerned what exactly gave them to the power to roam freely around the court: a suit with a Virginia-orange tie. One day and one trip to Walmart later, Danny was down on the… » 3/19/14 4:36pm 3/19/14 4:36pm

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

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

Duke Homer Dick Vitale Not A Duke Homer, According To Duke Homer

Here's a piece in today's Wall Street Journal from Ben Cohen, Duke '10, former Deadspin intern and author of An Illustrated History of Duke Basketball: A Legacy of Achievement, this column on why you shouldn't hate Duke, and this series of columns on why you should like Duke. » 3/08/13 1:25pm 3/08/13 1:25pm

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

Coach K Hates Fun And Games

A wonderful thing happened in Charlottesville, Va., last night: the Virginia Cavaliers defeated No. 3 Duke, 73-68. Duke losses are always something we, united in our reasonable hatred of the Blue Devils, can collectively appreciate; that this one came against an unranked bubble team playing on its home court made… » 3/01/13 1:35pm 3/01/13 1:35pm

Maryland Scores Stunning Upset: Makes Mike Krzyzewski Sound Reasonable

Maryland upset Duke yesterday 83-81 and the students rushed the court after Quinn Cook's desperation half-court shot clanged off the rim. It was a good game made great by the history between the two schools thanks to conference affiliation. Both Maryland and Duke were charter members of the ACC when it was founded in… » 2/17/13 12:45pm 2/17/13 12:45pm

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

Team USA Wins Basketball Gold, Beats Spain, Gets Mike Krzyzewski To Do…

Gold for the 2012 Dream Team proved to be a bit more elusive than expected, as foul trouble and a pesky Spanish team led to a 107-100 win, one locked up by a clever Chris Paul drive that led to coach Mike Krzyzewski leaping into the air as if he'd just purchased a Toyota. He's stepping down after today to allow… » 8/12/12 1:31pm 8/12/12 1:31pm

This Photo Of Team USA Sleeping On An Airplane Is The Best Thing Today

Kevin Love surreptitiously snapped this and posted it to Instagram, as Team USA flew from Barcelona to London last night. From right to left, front to back, that's LeBron James, Chris Paul, James Harden, Russell Westbrook, Deron Williams, Anthony Davis, and even Mike Kryzyzewski, back in business class. » 7/26/12 3:25pm 7/26/12 3:25pm

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

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