| Mar 28, 2015
| 3:50 PM
The Kansas basketball flame burns hot. White hot. So hot that when Bill Self was hired as coach 12 years ago next month, he touched his chair at his introductory news conference and joked that his hands burned.
This is a place where the coach works on...
| Mar 28, 2015
| 4:59 PM
Justise Winslow says coach Mike Krzyzewski never treated him and the other Duke freshmen like, well, freshmen.
These young Blue Devils certainly aren't playing like it either — and have Coach K one win away from another NCAA Final Four.
| Mar 28, 2015
| 5:09 PM
Saturday night's games will decide half the Final Four, and the big boys have pushed the Cinderellas off the dance floor.
Arizona and Wisconsin are back in Southern California fighting for a Final Four berth again. In Cleveland, Notre Dame takes on the...
| Mar 25, 2015
Mike Krzyzewski sounded more confused than angry after his Duke team lost to Notre Dame in the ACC tournament semifinals. Watching the somnolent Blue Devils, he said, "was like an out-of-body experience."
Tempering Krzyzewski's reaction to the 74-64...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 2:39 PM
And now, a public service announcement from your friends at Dude, Save Your Breath: Other than you, nobody really wants to hear how you're doing in your bracket. If anyone asks how you're doing in your bracket, be warned. They're doing it merely as a...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 3:36 PM
Despite the fact that no teams within Chicago's city limits are headed to the NCAA tournament, the Second City's impact on March Madness is still first rate.
It starts at the top with this year's overwhelming favorite, Kentucky. Almost everybody will...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 4:39 PM
HARTFORD — Pat Lenehan has been getting accolades and scholarships all year, but this one was unexpected.
"I never thought my name would be in the same category as Emeka Okafor for anything," said Lenehan, referring to UConn's last conference...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 4:13 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
There is one thing missing from Orlando City's inaugural MLS game with fellow expansion team New York City FC at the sold-out Citrus Bowl Sunday. Yes, we've had plenty of revelry this week, but where's the rivalry?...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 4:25 PM
Lakers and the lottery
DURHAM, N.C. — The first things you notice are the hands.
You've been told about them by everybody — on the record, off the record, it doesn't matter.
They appear to shrink a basketball when shooting a hook,...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 1:39 PM
It might be a good idea if Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski gives FSU football coach Jimbo Fisher a call on how to handle the damage control.
Sadly, it seems that the venerable Coach K is about to enter the Jameis Winston zone when it comes to...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 4:48 PM
NEW YORK — Mike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career win Sunday, making him the first NCAA Division I men's coach to reach the milestone, when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John's in the second half for a 77-68 victory at Madison Square Garden....