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  1. A helpful lesson in spelling Coach K's name

    Eamonn Brennan

    Ask any reporter who covers college basketball generally or Duke specifically for a living, and they'll tell you: Coach K's name takes a while. Let me tell you my story: I've been writing about this sport I love for this web site for four years now. ...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  2. Coach K: Transfer rules 'a farce'

    Eamonn Brennan

    In NCAA-land, there are no snap decisions. Before genuine progress can be made, discussion must be had -- loud, long, unfocused discussion. Some regrettable things will be said. Some unfortunate emails may see the light of day. A scandal or two or 10...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  3. Coach K really likes Beyonce, apparently

    Eamonn Brennan

    Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is not known for his lighter side. He is known for being, well, Coach K: laser eyes, furrowed brow, temples that look like they're going to burst, hair that hasn't moved in decades, that stare. The man whose basketball care...

    Blog | September 11, 2013
  4. Best conference ever? Who knows?

    Eamonn Brennan

    There is one last nugget from Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski's Team USA news conference worth discussing, and then I promise we can move on forever. Here it is: On Thursday, in the midst of his forward-looking announcement, Coach K said the new ACC --...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  5. Don't worry, Coach K isn't going anywhere

    Eamonn Brennan

    We knew Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski was going to return to USA Basketball earlier this week; the man himself all but confirmed it to SI.com Saturday. That made today's announcement with Jerry Colangelo, available via the wonder of YouTube, rather anti...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  6. Coach K to Team USA? Why not?

    Eamonn Brennan

    Back in February, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski stepped down from Team USA. If you missed it, don't be too hard on yourself; there wasn't a celebration or retirement ceremony or any sort of ritual. Instead, Coach K appeared on "Mike & Mike in the Mo...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  7. Duke's early morning practice just a joke

    Eamonn Brennan

    Given Mike Krzyzewksi's general in-game demeanor, and his ability to pierce referees and players alike with that unyielding trademark glare, it is always really easy to make jokes about how Coach K must be reacting in the locker room, or how bad prac...

    Blog | January 24, 2013
  8. Coach K now LeBron's surrogate mentor

    Eamonn Brennan

    When LeBron James was an 18-year-old NBA rookie, he averaged 20.9 points, 5.9 assists and 5.5 rebounds in 39.5 minutes per game. It was by far the worst season of his career -- by the time he was an NBA "sophomore" he was well on his way to putting u...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  9. Coach K's legacy streaked with gold

    Eamonn Brennan

    "It's tough for me to say it [from these] lips, but I love that guy. I love him." That's Chris Paul, a former Wake Forest Demon Deacon, talking about the head coach of the Duke Blue Devils, Mike Krzyzewski, just after the United States men's baske...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  10. Apparently, Coach K is into yoga

    Eamonn Brennan

    The U.S. Men's Olympic basketball team has brought a new and entirely social-media-oriented competition to the London Olympic Games. It is called "#GotEm." The object of the game -- which has been led by Twitter savant and Minnesota Timberwolves star...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  11. Coach K's Olympics legacy already sealed

    Eamonn Brennan

    The offseason is rough, but at least we have two things: 1. The NBA Playoffs. 2. Olympic basketball. I realize there are many college hoops fans who have no interest in the pro game, and while I don't understand you lot -- it's really good b...

    Blog | May 14, 2012
  12. Coach K wants to fix college hoops

    Eamonn Brennan

    The question is, what needs fixing? And once you've decided on that, how do you go about doing it? Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski appeared on Oklahoma City sports talk show "The Sports Animals" Monday, and he was asked this exact question: "What do we...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  13. Coach K is cool with expansion

    Eamonn Brennan

    You would assume college coaches' feelings on conference realignment would vary as much as the coaches themselves. Sure, some may want to do whatever's best for their school and their league, whether new or old. Loyalty, and all that. But what if wha...

    Blog | October 13, 2011
  14. Duke inquires about Coach K phone call

    Eamonn Brennan

    The vagaries of the NCAA rulebook spare no man. Last year, it was Tom Izzo -- about the last person you'd expect to see rung up by an NCAA rule, no matter how vague -- who served a one-game suspension for a somewhat silly violation of the NCAA's n...

    Blog | August 01, 2011
  15. Coach K to the Timberwolves? Dream on

    Eamonn Brennan

    Kahhhhhnnnn! It's the ritual mating cry of the NBA fan, a Star Trek-inspired dig birthed by Bill Simmons and given new life each and every time Minnesota Timberwolves general manager David Kahn does something silly. Since he took over the T-Wolves...

    Blog | June 27, 2011
  16. Coach K unsure how to run new-look Duke

    Eamonn Brennan

    Rebuilding isn't a word in Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski's vocabulary. Of course, it shouldn't be. The Blue Devils are expected to compete for national titles each and every season, even in seasons like 2011-12, when the three best players -- including ...

    Blog | June 03, 2011