Newspaper accounts in the Charlotte Observer confirm that a segment of the Duke student body chanted, "How's your grandma?" while N.C. State guard Tyler Lewis was shooting free throws at 13:47 in the second half. Lewis' grandmother had died on February 1.
The Cameron Crazies represent a unique combination of a comic book nerd's intellectuality with the determination of the most rabid Boston Red Sox fan, so attending a Duke basketball game is a marriage of theatre of the absurd with the loudest sporting event imaginable.
Outside of basketball, we teach Lucy tolerance and compassion. When it comes to Duke, we teach her hate. We may emphasize that it's all for sport, but is hating in good fun any different from just plain hating?
College basketball represents everything that Knicks fans suddenly find so magical about their team, now that Jeremy Lin is at the helm. Unselfish play, great passing, and unending hustle -- college basketball is about hope.
Watching UNC and Duke play has reestablished my love for the game of basketball.
So what was Michigan kicker Brendan Gibbons thinking when he was about to kick the winning field goal in overtime at the Sugar Bowl? We'll let him explain it.
Bobby Valentine will be the new Red Sox manager. That should inject an extra dose of fun into the Yankees/Red Sox wars.
In my mid-fall mailbag, I answer to the slew of Tim Tebow haters and lovers -- with this guy, it's really one or the other -- talk about the Colts' prospects of trading Peyton Manning and further dish on why Duke's Austin Rivers is a star in the making.
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Although the Duke basketball team achieved an amazing victory Monday night, I also won a different kind of major championship, one that was years in the making.
With the beginning of the ever-optimistic spring season, the television has delivered yet another thrilling college hoops clinic, meaning it's time for us to gulp down our annual swig of Haterade -- specifically, the blue-tinted kind.
Perennial basketball contenders Duke and Georgetown showed that, with some exercise of moral leadership, those in the business of sports also have the power to advance human rights.
In a sport Obama loves, there is an analogy which captures the changes needed at the Department of Defense. For DOD to equip itself for 21st century threats it needs to learn to be both the big man and the point guard.