1. NC State's Debbie Yow Accusation of Sabotage May Be a Good Thing for Wolf Pack

    Sabotage hasn't been this entertaining since the Beastie Boys in the mid-1990s. It has been quite some time since NC State men's basketball got this much attention in the national media...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about over 3 years ago 839 reads 3 comments

  2. College Football 2011: Florida, UNC and the Top 15 Comeback Teams Next Season

    There are a lot of changes happening in college football in 2011. New coaches, new teams in new conferences and new questions surrounding some of the more established coaches and programs in the country...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about over 3 years ago 5,251 reads 25 comments

  3. McDonald's All-American Game: What Duke Recruits' Performances Tell Us

    It is hard to glean a lot of information from All-Star games anymore, especially the McDonald's All-Star game...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about over 3 years ago 5,815 reads 33 comments

  4. Duke Basketball: Predictions, Best and Worst Case Scenarios and Contingencies

    While the rest of the college basketball world celebrates what appears to be one of the most exciting Final Fours in a while, Duke fans are still picking themselves off the ground...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about over 3 years ago 12,908 reads 22 comments

  5. Duke Blue Devils' Season Ends on Sour Note, Lots of Questions Ahead

    Wasn't expecting that. The Duke Blue Devils ended their 2011 season on the receiving end of a 93-77 throttling at the hands of Arizona Thursday night...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about over 3 years ago 8,455 reads 83 comments

  6. Duke Basketball: How Does This Duke Team Compare to Previous Champions?

    The Duke Blue Devils once again find themselves in the Sweet 16 and have high expectations thrown at them, including getting to a Final Four and possibly winning a national title. This isn't new to Duke fans and coaches...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about over 3 years ago 2,740 reads 4 comments

  7. NCAA Tournament Results: Duke Basketball Survives Despite Itself vs. Michigan

    You can't say enough good things about how Michigan played Sunday against Duke. A couple of times the Wolverines could have packed it in and easily lost by 10 or more, but they didn't quit fighting or attacking the Blue Devils...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about over 3 years ago 4,173 reads 46 comments

  8. Fab Five Documentary: Jalen Rose Makes a Point but Misses the Boat on Duke

    There isn't any denying that ESPN's recent documentary on Michigan's Fab Five has drawn a lot of controversy...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about almost 4 years ago 6,940 reads 62 comments

  9. Duke's Kyrie Irving Returning Doesn't Guarantee Blue Devils Anything

    It is understandable why the excitement brewing in the Duke fanbase is palpable. It isn't every NCAA tournament when a top-seeded team gets an injection of NBA lottery talent before the opening weekend...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about almost 4 years ago 1,677 reads 46 comments

  10. Duke Basketball: New Year, New Tournament, Same Doubts About Blue Devils

    Last season, the NCAA selection committee was ruthlessly criticised for giving Duke an easy path to the Final Four. Despite that supposedly easy path, many experts still picked against the Blue Devils...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about almost 4 years ago 1,967 reads 6 comments

  11. NCAA Bracket 2011 Predictions: Breaking Down the East Region

    The East Region is an absolute beast of a bracket, no doubt about it. For the second year in a row it appears that the overall No. 1 seed gets a difficulty draw as the east bracket contains too many brand name teams to count...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about almost 4 years ago 6,039 reads 0 comments

  12. NCAA Bracket 2011 Predictions: Breaking Down the Southeast Region

    The brackets are out, so let the debate begin. Whose got the easiest draw? Whose got the hardest draw? Who got left out and who snuck in? Those are all questions that will have many subjective answers...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about almost 4 years ago 2,880 reads 0 comments

  13. NCAA Bracket 2011 Predictions: The Duke Blue Devils Deserve a No. 1 Seed

    It's funny how time changes opinions. ESPN's Joe Lunardi had projected as recently as Friday that if Duke won the ACC Tournament, they should be a No. 1 Seed in the NCAA tournament...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about almost 4 years ago 2,891 reads 8 comments

  14. Duke Basketball: What's Wrong with the Blue Devils and Why They Must Win the ACC

    It seems a little silly to feel like Duke must win the ACC tournament, but the Blue Devils really do. They aren't a team on the bubble and are more than likely not going to get anything lower than a No...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about almost 4 years ago 1,867 reads 32 comments

  15. ACC Basketball Tournament 2011: Ranking the Top 25 Players

    The ACC tournament brackets are set. Aside from the fact that North Carolina is the No. 1 seed and ACC regular-season champion, there are no real surprises...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about almost 4 years ago 749 reads 0 comments

  16. Duke Basketball: Have the Blue Devils Plateaued and Can They Get Better?

    Make no mistake about it, Duke is slumping heading into the postseason. Unlike the 2010 team that seemed to be surging toward the end of the season, this year's version of the Blue Devils appear to have plateaued...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about almost 4 years ago 2,806 reads 37 comments

  17. Duke Football: 10 Reasons the Blue Devils Could Win the ACC Title in 2011

    OK, so an ACC Title for the conference's traditional cellar dweller might be a bit of a stretch, but the best part of spring football is that anyone can dream big...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about almost 4 years ago 1,553 reads 10 comments

  18. Mike Krzyzewski's 20 Best Quotes from His Time as Duke's Coach

    Great men are often associated with great actions or great words. Mike Krzyzewski is no different. Love him or loathe him, no one can deny that Krzyzewski, who is on the cusp of ...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about almost 4 years ago 28,307 reads 12 comments

  19. Duke Chokes on a Chicken Bone: ACC Title, No. 1 Seed Up in the Air

    Duke had a lot it could have accomplished Saturday night, the least of which was maintaining its No.1 ranking. They ended up losing potentially more that just that...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about almost 4 years ago 1,478 reads 16 comments

  20. Duke’s Nolan Smith and Seth Curry and the NCAA's 20 Most Electric Backcourts

    Anyone who has watched college basketball over the past 20 years can tell you that the game has become increasingly more defined by the play of guards. A dynamic backcourt can be the difference between a good and great season...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about almost 4 years ago 4,520 reads 17 comments

  21. Duke Basketball: How Blue Devils Match Up vs. Potential NCAA Title Contenders

    With the NCAA Tournament just weeks away from beginning, fans for every tournament-eligible team will start peaking at projected brackets and debating their seedings...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about almost 4 years ago 3,261 reads 31 comments

  22. Duke Football 2011 Schedule: A Game-By-Game Breakdown

    The final games, times and dates haven't been ironed out just yet, but the Blue Devils are gearing up for spring practice with one thing on their minds...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about almost 4 years ago 1,565 reads 5 comments

  23. Duke Beats UNC, Gets a Wing and Robo Cop: All in All a Good Week For Blue Devils

    It has been a good week for the Duke Basketball program. On Monday the Blue Devils got a verbal commitment from 6'8" forward Alex Murphy...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about almost 4 years ago 1,127 reads 4 comments

  24. North Carolina vs Duke: What Wednesday Night's Battle Tells Us About Both Teams

    For at least a half of basketball, many Duke fans probably heard Doug Gotlieb's voice echoing in their subconscious memory: "Alarmingly Unathletic...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about almost 4 years ago 4,548 reads 37 comments

  25. Duke's Nolan Smith and the 20 Most Under-Appreciated Stars in College Basketball

    Everyone knows about Nolan Smith, but is he truly appreciated for the kind of season he is having in 2011? He is having a monster season, averaging more than 20 points per game and leading the ACC in scoring and assists...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about almost 4 years ago 6,181 reads 43 comments