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  1. We Went There: Wisconsin-Duke at the Kohl Center

    Mark Titus

    The most anticipated game of the college basketball season was played in Madison, Wisconsin, on Wednesday night. I was there for it. Here's what I saw. I could've done without the played-out "Coach K swallows&rdqu...

    Blog | December 04, 2014
  2. Anatomy of the Upsets: How Coach K, Bill Self, and Jim Boeheim Co...

    Brett Koremenos

    Over the weekend, the unpredictable NCAA tournament waved good-bye to three of its biggest names. Kansas and Syracuse got hit in third-round upsets, while Duke was unexpectedly upset in the round of 64. That three of the better teams in the tournamen...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  3. Grantland Network: The Basketball Jones

    Grantland Network

    On today's show, The Basketball Jones discuss Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals, NBA head coaching vacancies, Dwightmare 2.0, Coach K returning to Team USA, and Jim Boeheim's thoughts on the New York Knicks. All that, plus our first ever moc...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  4. Austin's First Miracle

    Shane Ryan

    The thing with objectivity, in sports journalism as in life, is that it's a myth made to sustain something that's already dead, and was never truly alive. Anyone who says otherwise is lying. Lying to you or lying to themselves, but lying either way. ...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  5. Maui Invitational: The Ongoing Thrill of Duke Guard Play

    Shane Ryan

    Sports hatred, when directed en masse at a particular team, is rarely based on that team's style of play. The Yankees hit a lot of fan-friendly home runs. Kobe Bryant's appealing electricity was the engine of the recent Lakers' titles. The Cowboys of...

    Blog | November 23, 2011
  6. 903 Wins: Coach K and the Record

    Shane Ryan

    I was 9 years old in 1992 when Christian Laettner hit his turnaround shot against Kentucky. Duke was already my favorite team, because Duke was the only team with Bobby Hurley. At that time, I was a year or so away from the hard realization that I wo...

    Blog | November 16, 2011
  7. Jim Calhoun, UConn, and the Superconference Scramble

    Patrick Hultgren

    Amidst the hullabaloo stirred up this week by the ACC, the University of Connecticut athletic department threw its hat into the game of Superconference Scramble. Huskies fans, as a result, have been freaking the f*ck out. Since news broke that Syracu...

    Blog | September 23, 2011
  8. We Went There: The 2014 Champions Classic

    Mark Titus

    I was at the Champions Classic in Indianapolis last night. It was fun. Here are some things I noticed. 1. It's a bizarre college basketball experience. Take the Final Four. Then put it in a basketball arena, cut out the corporate seat...

    Blog | November 19, 2014
  9. Best/Worst: A Quick Break From Everything That’s Horrible

    Andrew Sharp

    It's been too long since we had a weekly wrap-up, so I'm bringing back Best/Worst. But there is one problem. Almost everything has been the worst this week. Earlier this year, this column started as a roundup of everything that makes us lo...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  10. Men in Blazers World Cup Preview!

    Roger Bennett and Michael Davies

    Roger Bennett and Michael Davies, a.k.a. the Men in Blazers, review the United States men's national team's World Cup history and evaluate the chances of the "Von Trapps," led by head coach Jurgen Klinsmann, as...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  11. Heart of Dukeness

    Brian Phillips

    "I define passion as extreme emotion," Mike Krzyzewski once wrote, and the amazing thing about this sentence, apart from its later being found worthy of inclusion in the "quotes" section of his official website, CoachK.c...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  12. About Last Night: Harper Doesn't Clown Around

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy enjoying the satisfaction of ripping the perforated sides off of dot matrix printer paper, here's what you missed in sports on Thursday: Despite blowing a four-run ninth-inning lead, Washington beat the Pittsburgh Pirates a...

    Blog | July 26, 2013
  13. March Madness Mailbag!

    Mark Titus

    I got a ton of e-mails this week and most of them were worth publishing, but I decided to limit the number to 16 in honor of the upcoming Sweet 16. Let's get down to business. Who do you see as the favorites to win it all, and why? Also, who has d...

    Blog | March 27, 2013
  14. 'I Was Sort of a Prick': J.J. Redick on Playing 'J.J. Redick'

    Robert Mays

    In the early part of this century, a shift in power caused the lines of ACC hate to blur. Duke and Maryland were responsible for two of the first three national championships, and as North Carolina sputtered through the Matt Doherty era, the enmity b...

    Blog | March 14, 2013
  15. College Basketball Team Previews: The Royal Blues  Kentucky, Kan...

    Shane Ryan

    All this week, we'll be running college basketball team previews for the 20 (or so) Most Interesting Teams. Today we present the Royal Blues, and then we'll work our way up to the Big Guns. Is it strange to anyone else that the five most legendary...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  16. Three Takeaways From Team USA's Win Over Argentina

    Robert Mays

    Team USA took a break yesterday from its string of pre-Olympics beat downs to face an Argentina team still made up mostly of players who took home Olympic gold in 2004. What looked like just another blowout quickly became a close one as the Americans...

    Blog | July 23, 2012