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Brad Ausmus, Alex Cobb react to new safety measures in MLB

Pitchers and catchers for most MLB teams begin reporting to spring training starting next week. When players get to camp, they’ll be greeted with some new rule changes designed to protect and provide more safety. In December, the Players Rules … Continued

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Basketball and Beyond: Kevin Durant talks on-court leadership without Russell Westbrook

Kevin Durant is an NBA All-Star. He’s won an Olympic gold medal. And this season, he’s a legitimate candidate for league MVP. The Oklahoma City Thunder forward has scored 30 or more points in 12 straight games, a stretch that … Continued

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Basketball and Beyond: Super Bowl preview with James Brown

James Brown has been covering the NFL for over two decades. He joined Mike Krzyzewski this week on Basketball and Beyond to preview the Super Bowl. Brown pointed to Peyton Manning as the key for the Denver Broncos’ success. I … Continued

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Basketball and Beyond: Kyrie Irving says Cavs will ‘definitely’ make playoffs

Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving played for Mike Krzyzewski at Duke for one injury-shortened season before entering the NBA Draft. Irving joined his former coach on Basketball and Beyond with Coach K this week and talked about his transition … Continued

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Basketball and Beyond: NFL Hall of Famer Warren Moon talks Russell Wilson

When Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson takes the field this weekend in an NFL divisional playoff game against the New Orleans Saints, his mentor will be watching from the press box. NFL Hall of Famer and former Seahawks quarterback Warren … Continued

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MLB.com’s Ken Gurnick explains controversial Hall of Fame ballot

No one has ever been unanimously voted into the MLB Hall of Fame. And when the 2014 class is announced Wednesday at 2 pm ET, the record will remain in tact. Greg Maddux, the starting pitcher known best for his … Continued

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Basketball and Beyond: Coach K, Jay Wright talk tough road games

Cameron Indoor Stadium is considered one of the toughest places to play in the country. Mike Krzyzewski has led the seventh-ranked Duke Blue Devils to 109 consecutive non-conference regular season wins at home, the longest streak in the country. Some perspective: … Continued

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Basketball and Beyond: Coach K talks to Ken Jeong, ‘that guy from that thing’

At first glance you might think actor/comedian Ken Jeong and Duke men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski don’t have much in common. One is that guy from that thing. The other is that coach from that team. But this week’s episode of Basketball … Continued

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Pete Rose against proposed home plate collision rule change

Three World Series championships. Betting on his own team as a manager. All-time hits leader, with 4,256 in his career. Seventeen-time All Star. A ban from baseball, and ineligibility to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. Pete Rose is … Continued

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Basketball and Beyond: Unique bond between sports, U.S. Military

In July 2012, Mike Krzyzewski and the U.S. men’s basketball team held their first official practice in Washington, D.C. The 12 team members, including household names like LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and Kobe Bryant, practiced in front of a special … Continued