ACC Fires Karl Hess, College Basketball's Joey Crawford

You may not immediately recognize the name Karl Hess—though if you're an ACC fan you probably do—but if you've watched a college basketball game where a referee pulled some look-at-me funny business while misapplying the rules, there's a good chance it was Hess. There was the time he ejected Tom Gugliotta from the… »1/09/15 12:37pm1/09/15 12:37pm


Some Duke Fans Chanted "How's Your Grandma?" At A Player Whose Grandma Just Died

There was some world-class jagoffery going on in the Duke student section during last night's N.C. State-Duke game. In the second half, N.C. State guard Tyler Lewis stepped to the free-throw line and was reportedly greeted by a chant of, "How's your grandma?" from the Cameron Crazies. Lewis's grandma died last… »2/08/13 10:15am2/08/13 10:15am

N.C. State Upset Duke Yesterday On The Strength Of This Braveheart-Inspired Speech (Probably)

I'll be honest, I watched this thinking it would be stupid and boring and not worth watching. But you know what? It's kind of fun. And let's be honest, these guys are the red-headed stepchildren of Carolina, they deserve a little moment in the sun. So here's a little Braveheart-themed pep rally before yesterday's … »1/13/13 11:30am1/13/13 11:30am

Dick Vitale Would Like To Know Whether "The Young Guy With The Wheelchair" That Stormed The Court At NC State Is OK [UPDATE: He Is]

NC State upset Duke today 84-76, bringing to a close Duke's undefeated run and perhaps ruining their number one ranking, but who cares, because this happened at the end of the game: A young man in wheelchair zoomed out on to the court with the rest of crowd to celebrate the win, and Dick Vitale has a meltdown that… »1/12/13 2:55pm1/12/13 2:55pm

ACC Referee Told N.C. State Head Coach Mark Gottfried To Shut His "Fucking Ass Up" Yesterday

Yesterday's ACC final between N.C. State and North Carolina was just a typical game for N.C. State in the ACC—oozing with controversy. N.C. State, you will recall, is the alma mater to Tom Gugliotta. Googs, of course, was unceremoniously kicked out of a game by ACC official Karl Hess little more than a month ago. »3/11/12 12:30pm3/11/12 12:30pm