| Aug 9, 2012
| 10:58 AM
BOCA RATON — His office wall is a family timeline. Photographs — some in color and others too old for that — take the metaphorical place of incremental growth marks penciled onto a doorframe.
On the left side of the wall, Mike...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 6:07 PM
LONDON — They took the Chunnel to Paris to gawk at the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre.
They paraded around Parliament Square and marveled at the majesty of Buckingham Palace. They shopped till they dropped on the West End along the magnificent mile...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 10:38 PM
LONDON — All at once, years of pressure trapped inside Mike Krzyzewski started to escape.
Finally, Krzyzewski could unleash it. Free it. Let it go.
So after Chris Paul's dagger of a layup in the final minute made Team USA's 107-100 win over...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 3:59 AM
The last time Virginia Tech searched for a basketball coach, no media outlet reported Seth Greenberg as a possible candidate until the day before he was hired. Tony Bennett’s name didn’t surface at Virginia three years ago until the very day...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 11:49 AM
At least five ACC head coaches – Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski, North Carolina’s Roy Williams, Virginia’s Tony Bennett, Florida State’s Leonard Hamilton and Maryland’s Mark Turgeon – have evaluated talent at Nike’s...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 2:27 PM
BLACKSBURG — When Erick Green was nine years old, he'd grab a chunk of chalk, head outside his Winchester home and draw a 3-point line roughly 20 feet away from the basketball hoop in the driveway.
That was the easy part for Green. Actually...
| Mar 12, 2013
Miami won the ACC regular season outright and went a combined 7-1 against teams in the top half of the standings. Duke is 18-0 when at full strength and fresh off a road victory over neighborhood rival North Carolina.
Yet the top two seeds for this...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Monday afternoon, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski discussed the improbability of an undefeated college basketball season. Tuesday evening, even as his top-ranked Blue Devils remained unscathed, his words rang true.
The first component Krzyzewski mentioned...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 8:47 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Well, it's already official. New Jacksonville Jaguars GM David Caldwell has only been on the job a couple of days and he's already as big a dummy as old Jacksonville Jaguars GM Gene Smith. Caldwell, in only his...
| Jan 17, 2013
Ten days ago, Virginia was relishing a home victory over North Carolina in the teams' ACC basketball opener. With two winnable road games on the horizon, a 3-0 conference start certainly was plausible.
Meanwhile, Duke had ascended to No. 1 in the...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:36 AM
Our family moved from the Jersey Shore to Baltimore in the summer of 1970. The following winter, an irresistible character began frequenting our television.
Lefty Driesell was equal parts coach, salesman and showman, and through sheer force of...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 7:52 AM
The non-conference portion of the ACC basketball season ended in familiar fashion Wednesday night. Duke won with defense, Miami beat a quality opponent, Georgia Tech bested a lightweight, and Florida State endured a disappointing loss.