Duke Blue Devils (Basketball)

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    Reggie Love, Obama's former "body man" says his bag's still packed for the prez

    It sits on the couch of his Washington, D.C. apartment: A black bag, still filled with supplies that could help President Barack Obama in a pinch: Tide stain remover, newspapers, papers, medicine. And even though thirty-year-old Reggie Love is Obama's former "body man," not his current minder, he co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    The NBA draft is pretty boring this year. Here's a better one.

    Those are boos, David.​There's no LeBron in the group, or Kobe, or Dwight Howard, or even a Kevin Durant. In the upcoming NBA draft, Ian Thomsen writes on, there's no standout star, and there's very little certainty about who will be chosen when. To clear up all the confusion, I'd like ... More >>

  • News

    December 23, 2010

    Return to Sender

    What would comprehensive immigration reform look like if the Feds got off their duffs?

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2010

    George Karl at pre-draft workout even though Nuggets don't have pick: Ty Lawson on block?

    George Karl as seen on Channel 4.​The Nuggets' swan dive this past season pretty much corresponded directly with health issues that kept George Karl away from the bench. So it's a great sign that Karl showed up for a pre-draft workout today, despite the fact that the Nuggets don't have a pick ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2010

    March madness: The top four foods for the Sweet Sixteen

    ​After a weekend of great basketball and not-so-great snacks, I'm planning some sweet eating action for this coming weekend's Sweet Sixteen. Here's some of the top local fare from three of the remaining top-ranked teams, and one from a post-game replacement. We're not in Kansas any more.

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2010

    Carmelo Anthony and Chauncey Billups: All-Stars and now USA Basketball teammates

    "And I'm not playing unless Mr. Billups comes along."​This weekend, Nuggets Carmleo Anthony and Chauncey Billups, who helped absolutely dismantle the Dallas Mavericks last night in Melo's return following an eight-game absence, will appear side by side in the NBA All-Star game thanks to a bela ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2009

    Our March Madness predictions: The men's bracket is busted

    The NCAA men's basketball bracket assembled by my daughter Lora and me and shared in the March 18 blog "Our March Madness Predictions: A Prelude to Humiliation...," was looking shaky prior to the beginning of weekend play. Now it's essentially a heap of rubble thanks to Villanova's soul-crushing, la ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Our March Madness predictions: The men's bracket comes unglued

    The men's NCAA basketball bracket assembled by my daughter Lora and me and shared in the blog "Our March Madness Predictions: A Prelude to Humiliation..." was looking pretty good through the first two rounds. It's not now. Two of the four sweet sixteen games that took place last night blew up in our ... More >>