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It's been too long since we had a weekly wrap-up, so I'm bringing back Best/Worst. But there is one problem. Almost everything has been the ...
19 September 2014 | 11:38 pm

Having won 983 games and four national titles as a college head coach, Mike Krzyzewski is considered by many to be the greatest coach in the history of college basketball. Krzyzewski's achievements aren't limited to the college game either, as along with Jerry Colangelo he's helped rejuvenate a USA…
19 September 2014 | 9:01 pm

Coach K Feature…
19 September 2014 | 5:00 pm

Mike Krzyzewski says his side job as coach of U.S. national team does not give him an unfair advantage at Duke. Krzyzewski met with media in Durham Thursday for the first time since leading the Americans to the gold medal at the Basketball World Cup in Spain.
19 September 2014 | 11:14 am

Duke men's basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski called "utterly ridiculous" the notion from skeptics that his role with USA Basketball is a means to gain a recruiting advantage for his college team. In part responding to a Yahoo! Sports columnist's criticism of the way USA Basketball enables Krzyzewski…
19 September 2014 | 5:54 am

Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski speaks to members of the media during a press conference in Durham, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014.
19 September 2014 | 1:42 am

It took less than 24 hours for Mike Krzyzewski to shake off jet lag after winning another gold medal for the Hall of Fame coach to see his Duke team on the court again. That was Tuesday when the Blue Devils went through a one-hour workout as part of their offseason training program.
18 September 2014 | 11:34 pm

Coach K Talks to Media Thursday…
18 September 2014 | 8:55 pm

Inside Duke Basketball Practice-Oct. 17…
18 September 2014 | 8:36 pm

Mike Krzyzewski addressed the media Thursday morning at Cameron Indoor Stadium for the first time since returning from Spain Monday night. Duke's Hall of Fame basketball coach led Team USA to a 129-92 trouncing of Serbia in the FIBA World Cup of Basketball gold medal game in Madrid, Spain on Sunday.
18 September 2014 | 8:10 pm

C.L. Brown discusses Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski's denial that coaching Team USA gives him a recruiting advantage:…
18 September 2014 | 8:08 pm

It was clear, after 30 minutes of questions and answers about his involvement with USA Basketball, that Mike Krzyzewski was unhappy about being accused of using his ties to the organization, its Mike Krzyzewski: Photo with Paul George not orchestrated DURHAM, N.C. - It was clear, after 30 minutes of…
18 September 2014 | 5:05 pm

Mike Krzyzewski defends his work with USA Basketball The Duke coach is coming off a U.S. title in the FIBA World Cup. Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://usat.ly/1s8Crpv DURHAM, N.C. - Mike Krzyzewski wanted to talk about USA Basketball winning yet another gold medal in international compet…
18 September 2014 | 5:04 pm

Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports recently wrote a scathing commentary on USA Basketball , pointing a lot of criticism in the direction of Duke basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski. Column: End's coming for NBA's veteran stars in FIBA and USA Basketball, which is little more than a Duke facade.
18 September 2014 | 3:53 pm

That's because this scud missile of a piece , written by Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski Sunday night, has created interesting collateral damage and a lot of discussion over Coach K's role as Team USA guru. The column linked above is primarily a takedown of the current arrangement for USA Basketbal…
18 September 2014 | 2:42 pm

Less than a week after Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski launched a scathing missive criticizing Mike Krzyzewski of exploiting his involvement with USA Basketball to reap recruiting rewards, the Duke coach responded during a press conference on Thursday. He called the notion that he hand-picked top r…
18 September 2014 | 2:38 pm

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said the notion that coaching USA Basketball gives him a recruiting advantage is "utterly ridiculous."…
18 September 2014 | 1:09 pm

Hall of fame coaches Jim Boeheim and Mike Krzyzewski are usually pitted against each other, but Boeheim publicly defended his rival coach on Wednesday in response to a scathing article blasting the Duke coach for using his Team USA job as a recruiting tool. Among Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski's m…
17 September 2014 | 8:31 pm

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim returned from his trip to Spain with USA Basketball and refuted a Yahoo article that portrayed the program as a propaganda piece for Duke basketball. Boeheim, sitting behind his desk at the Melo Center on Wednesday with a lunch of Pepsi and popcorn, took aim at many of the…
17 September 2014 | 7:36 pm

United States and Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski, center, is surrounded by his players during the final World Cup basketball game against Serbia.
16 September 2014 | 7:24 pm

A look around the college football scene to keep track of how Virginia's opponents did in Week 3. The bad guys combined for a 7-3 record, with two teams on bye. Fantastic win over Louisville this weekend for the Hoos.
15 September 2014 | 11:10 pm

Following Sunday’s conclusion of a dominating march through the FIBA World Cup for Mike Krzyzewski and the entire USA Basketball program, an article written by Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports was posted that was highly critical of Coach K and Team USA. He essentially says Krzyzewski has be…
15 September 2014 | 11:01 pm

If you somehow missed it, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports wrote about the United States steamrolling Serbia in the finals of the World Cup of Basketball and, in the process, took aim at Mike Krzyzewski and the Duke Blue Devils . In short, Woj's point was this: that the only person truly benefitti…
15 September 2014 | 5:42 pm

U.S. Senate candidate and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes goes skeet-shooting in her campaign's latest television ad in an attempt to make it clear that she's "not Barack Obama." The ad, released Monday, has Grimes firing critiques toward her opponent, Senate Minority Leader Mitc…
15 September 2014 | 4:24 pm

When Team USA goes to the U.S. Military Academy to practice on its pre-tournament tour, guess what the stories are: Krzyzewski returns to his West Point roots. There's Coach K with the cadets.
15 September 2014 | 3:28 pm

Of course Mike Krzyzewski is using his position as Team USA coach to raise his profile for the benefit of Duke. Who can blame him? Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! has an article out today that Team USA basketball is all about Mike Krzyzewski's recruiting and little else, and that there is nothing but r…
15 September 2014 | 2:05 pm

Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes uses a shotgun in her new campaign commercial to distance herself from Barack Obama. The 35-year-old is shown skeet shooting in Mark Putnam's newest spot for her campaign against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.
15 September 2014 | 1:33 pm

MADRID -- Mike Krzyzewski knew exactly how he wanted to celebrate. As soon as he made it back to Team USA's locker room, Coach K reached for his phone...
15 September 2014 | 4:18 am

Team USA Scores 129 in Gold Medal Game…
15 September 2014 | 2:47 am

As we start to inch closer to the start of Duke basketball, it’s becoming more common to see previews of the 2014-15 college basketball season. Last season was an up-and-down year full of surprises around the country, including a thrilling NCAA Tournament, and let’s hope this year can de…
12 September 2014 | 8:09 pm

Team USA has been squashing the competition at the FIBA Basketball World Cup, and with Spain knocked off, Mike Krzyzewski's squad has an easy road to ...
12 September 2014 | 7:04 pm

While the name seems to indicate that they don't care too much about anything but basketball, I assure you that JD King over at Duke Basketball Report does in fact cover their football team too. He was gracious enough to answer a few questions going into this week's game.
12 September 2014 | 5:05 pm

Irving Nets Game-High 18 Points…
12 September 2014 | 3:59 am

Kenneth Faried was the only player willing to say what at least a few members of Team USA are presumably feeling after advancing to a gold-medal game that won't have Spain on the other side.
11 September 2014 | 10:36 pm

Derrick Rose has convinced at least one prominent member of the American basketball community that he has turned a significant corner in his comeback.
10 September 2014 | 12:58 pm

It has been a tumultuous few months for the NBA. Former Los Angeles Clippers' owner Donald Sterling opened up a summer mired in controversy with his racist comments to then-girlfriend V. Stiviano. The recorded conversation ultimately led to his expulsion from the league by Duke alumnus and NBA commi…
10 September 2014 | 5:58 am

BARCELONA, Spain -- Mike Krzyzewski let out an audible snort in disbelief almost as soon he heard the question. Do you think, Coach, that this USA ...
10 September 2014 | 2:44 am

James Harden and Stephen Curry went into halftime with no points and no panic.
9 September 2014 | 6:30 pm

College football is back in full swing, and college basketball returns just around the corner. With its return, we get the annual “Who will replace Coach K?” and “How much longer until Coach K retires?” articles. Seem to be more of those now that both Chris Collins and Steve…
9 September 2014 | 12:16 pm

In what was the worst day of sports news that I can remember in quite some time, there were a few Duke basketball players who found themselves as part of the barrage of unfortunate news. Usually, we have the pleasure of bragging about former Duke players and the way they represent the Duke family wi…
9 September 2014 | 1:55 am

Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski wants point guard Derrick Rose to put himself before his teammates on occasion.
8 September 2014 | 1:19 pm

Virginia Tech's win over Ohio State was the attention-grabbing result of the weekend, but 11 other teams also saw action this weekend. Let's get this show started.
8 September 2014 | 12:56 pm

Team USA starting point guard Kyrie Irving is "100 percent" for Saturday's game against Mexico at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.
5 September 2014 | 12:57 pm

BILBAO, Spain -- Some at-the-buzzer instant analysis from press row at the Bilbao Exhibition Center after Team USA completed Group C play here Thursda...
4 September 2014 | 6:18 pm

Across the Atlantic, Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski and associate head coach Jeff Capel are helping the U.S. National team navigate the FIBA World Cup in Spain. Despite that, another team accustomed to competing for championships continues its offseason work in Durham under the eye of two men equal…
4 September 2014 | 4:55 am

The 2014-2015 Duke Basketball schedule has recently been released.   Once again Duke should be at or near the top in strength of schedule and RPI.  One thing is for sure, Duke will be battle tested come March Madness.   With an out of conference schedule that includes top te…
3 September 2014 | 10:56 pm

With two 5-star commits already secured for the Class of 2015 for the Duke basketball program, the coaching staff is now focusing its recruiting efforts on some of the other top prospects in the country to again deliver one of the best incoming classes in college basketball in 2015. Luke Kennard and…
2 September 2014 | 11:11 pm

Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski is back in the Triangle after leading the USA men's basketball team to another World Cup title. Mike Krzyzewski talked with reporters Thursday and addressed a recent Yahoo Sports article that ripped the coach and his access to potential recruits.
31 August 2014 | 7:00 am

It certainly wasn't a defense and not even an explanation, but in an interview with a North Carolina newspaper, Mike Krzyzewski talks about why he chose his former center for Team USA ... and how USA Basketball only decided at the last minute to choose a select team to practice against the senior te…
26 August 2014 | 12:54 pm

Duke Report recently caught up with Shaker Samman or “Blue Man” to ask him about his thoughts about his first year as a Cameron Crazie and what he is looking forward to in his second year.  We have followed his first year at Duke being a Cameron Crazie.  You can find our f…
26 August 2014 | 5:30 am