Five-star guard signee Rasheed Sulaimon was the first player to be kicked off the Duke basketball team during the Mike Krzyzewski era. In the 35 years of Coach K, Sulaimon, dismissed on January 29th, is the first and only player to get kicked out. Today, we found out why. And it's a more serious issue than the cliche corporatspeak phrase "violation of team rules" that every … [Read more...] about Duke basketball ignored Rasheed Sulaimon sexual assault allegations
Northwestern head men's basketball coach Chris Collins will receive the extreme honor of having his high school jersey No. 20 retired by Glenbrook North High School this Friday evening. Collins (class of 1992) is being honored alongside fellow GBN grad and current Duke assistant coach Jon Scheyer (class of 2006) who is also having his No. 23 jersey retired, the first jerseys … [Read more...] about Duke legends Jon Scheyer, Chris Collins getting H.S. numbers retired
Rodney Hood will transfer to Duke University after playing his freshman season in 2011-12 at Mississippi State, head coach Mike Krzyzewski officially announced on Thursday. Hood, a 6-8 wing, will sit out the 2012-13 season due to NCAA transfer rules and will have three seasons of eligibility remaining. … [Read more...] about Duke adds Mississippi St. transfer Rodney Hood
The Indiana Pacers are staring the end of the Larry Bird era in the eyes right now. The 2011-12 NBA Executive of the Year announced his decision to step down as team president Thursday, but he's not quite done yet. Bird will conduct the Pacers' draft alongside Donnie Walsh, who returns to Indiana as president, and newly promoted GM Kevin Pritchard. The trio could go … [Read more...] about NBA draft scenarios for Indiana Pacers
Once again, the Duke Blue Devils figure to not be a factor in what should be a wide open ACC. Unlike their rivalry brethren North Carolina, Duke seems unable to make themselves relevant, and at least respectable, in college football to go along with their elite status in college basketball. On this end of Tobacco Road, there hasn't been a bowl since '94 and a league … [Read more...] about #75 Duke Blue Devils College Football 77 in 77
Associate head coach Chris Collins will remain at Duke after having initial discussions with Illinois State Director of Athletics Gary Friedman regarding the school’s head coaching vacancy. Collins came to the decision to remove his name from consideration after discussions with Friedman on Sunday. He was also rumored to have a strong interest in the Northwestern job … [Read more...] about Duke Asst Chris Collins not leaving for Illinois State
I know the last few years have been down-right dreadful for fans of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Our last few draft picks (Wes Johnson and Derrick Williams) haven't panned-out, so far or yet. But, Ricky Rubio brought a spark this season before his ACL injury. He lit-up Target Center with his maestro passing skills and non-matador-esque defensive ability that most of his … [Read more...] about Minnesota Timberwolves “luck” might be turning around?
The Nation's #1 recruit, Shabazz Muhammad, will not be staying at home to play college basketball this fall. Cross UNLV off his list, as the Las Vegas native now has his own set of final four schools left remaining for his services.Two of them will be competing this Final Four weekend as Kentucky, Kansas, Duke, and UCLA remain in the mix. On the day after he won the high … [Read more...] about Nation’s #1 recruit, Shabazz Muhammad, narrows school choices down to four