College Basketball, Sports

Pat Summitt (1952-2016)

Pat Summitt, legendary basketball coach, died Tuesday at the age of 64. Diagnosed with early-onset dementia, Alzheimer’s type in 2011, Summitt’s health declined rapidly over the past few days before she succumbed to the disease. Known for her time as the … Continued

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Pat Summitt (1952-2016)

Pat Summitt, legendary basketball coach, died Tuesday at the age of 64. Diagnosed with early-onset dementia, Alzheimer’s type in 2011, Summitt’s health declined rapidly over the past few days before she succumbed to the disease. Known for her time as the … Continued

College Basketball, Sports

UNC and Villanova for all the marbles, the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Preview

After a season defined by parity and one of the wildest NCAA tournaments in history, just two teams are left standing. North Carolina and Villanova will battle for the National Championship on Monday night at 9:19 pm ET. You can … Continued

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UNC and Villanova for all the marbles, the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship Preview

After a season defined by parity and one of the wildest NCAA tournaments in history, just two teams are left standing. North Carolina and Villanova will battle for the National Championship on Monday night at 9:19 pm ET. You can … Continued

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16 players to watch in the Sweet 16

Your brackets may be busted after every upset and buzzer-beater during the tournament’s opening weekend (and here’s the supercut to prove it), but that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy the rest of March Madness! The Sweet 16 starts Thursday … Continued

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16 players to watch in the Sweet 16

Your brackets may be busted after every upset and buzzer-beater during the tournament’s opening weekend (and here’s the supercut to prove it), but that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy the rest of March Madness! The Sweet 16 starts Thursday … Continued

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7 work hacks to watch and listen to the NCAA Tournament in secret

Everybody wants to enjoy the NCAA Tournament, but unfortunately eight (or more) hours of our days are consumed by this little nuisance called work. We’re paid to sit at our desks, hammering away at the next quarterly report. So, it’d be problematic … Continued

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7 work hacks to watch and listen to the NCAA Tournament in secret

Everybody wants to enjoy the NCAA Tournament, but unfortunately eight (or more) hours of our days are consumed by this little nuisance called work. We’re paid to sit at our desks, hammering away at the next quarterly report. So, it’d be problematic … Continued

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SiriusXM’s Guide to Brackets, or: How to win your NCAA tourney bracket

Having trouble filling out your NCAA Tournament bracket? SiriusXM has got you covered with our breakdown of the tourney favorites and potential sleepers in each region. Looking for more analysis? Check out our College Sports Nation channel for all the … Continued

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SiriusXM’s Guide to Brackets, or: How to win your NCAA tourney bracket

Having trouble filling out your NCAA Tournament bracket? SiriusXM has got you covered with our breakdown of the tourney favorites and potential sleepers in each region. Looking for more analysis? Check out our College Sports Nation channel for all the … Continued

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The 16 most bad-ass mascots in college hoops

The impending madness of March shines a light on the high-octane atmosphere of college basketball. Not to be forgotten is the work put in by the guys and gals who don awesomely ridiculous costumes and keep the arenas rocking by … Continued

College Basketball, Sports

The 16 most bad-ass mascots in college hoops

The impending madness of March shines a light on the high-octane atmosphere of college basketball. Not to be forgotten is the work put in by the guys and gals who don awesomely ridiculous costumes and keep the arenas rocking by … Continued

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Quiz: Which college hoops mascot are you?

Everyone loves college mascots. After all, the NCAA Tournament wouldn’t be half as insane without them. Ever thought of putting on a furry costume with an outrageously large head and accepting the responsibility of igniting a crowd? Here’s your chance. Take … Continued

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Quiz: Which college hoops mascot are you?

Everyone loves college mascots. After all, the NCAA Tournament wouldn’t be half as insane without them. Ever thought of putting on a furry costume with an outrageously large head and accepting the responsibility of igniting a crowd? Here’s your chance. Take … Continued

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While you were sleeping: No. 20 Duke tops No. 5 UNC, No. 3 Oklahoma upset by Texas Tech

Good morning! A lot happens in sports, even when you’re busy doing other non-sports-y stuff. So here are the top headlines and moments from yesterday, in case you missed anything while you were watching the finale of The Challenge on … Continued

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While you were sleeping: No. 20 Duke tops No. 5 UNC, No. 3 Oklahoma upset by Texas Tech

Good morning! A lot happens in sports, even when you’re busy doing other non-sports-y stuff. So here are the top headlines and moments from yesterday, in case you missed anything while you were watching the finale of The Challenge on … Continued

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While you were sleeping: Westminster Dog Show, Mayo retires from NFL

Good morning! A lot happens in sports, even when you’re busy doing other non-sports-y stuff. So here are the top headlines and moments from yesterday, in case you missed anything while you were re-watching Vinyl on HBO Go. Cuteness overload … Continued

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While you were sleeping: Westminster Dog Show, Mayo retires from NFL

Good morning! A lot happens in sports, even when you’re busy doing other non-sports-y stuff. So here are the top headlines and moments from yesterday, in case you missed anything while you were re-watching Vinyl on HBO Go. Cuteness overload … Continued

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Get psyched for UNC-Duke with College Sports Nation documentary

On Wednesday, Feb. 17, SiriusXM College Sports Nation gets listeners set for Duke-North Carolina (tip-off is at 9 pm ET – listen on channel 84) with a special showcasing college basketball’s most famed rivalry. Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski’s weekly SiriusXM show, Basketball … Continued

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Get psyched for UNC-Duke with College Sports Nation documentary

On Wednesday, Feb. 17, SiriusXM College Sports Nation gets listeners set for Duke-North Carolina (tip-off is at 9 pm ET – listen on channel 84) with a special showcasing college basketball’s most famed rivalry. Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski’s weekly SiriusXM show, Basketball … Continued

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While you were sleeping: Rob Gronkowski Twitter beef, Russell Westbrook hates rims

Good morning! A lot happens in sports, even when you’re not watching, so here are the top headlines and moments from yesterday, in case you missed anything while you were refreshing YouTube for the new Suicide Squad trailer. Gronk, Broncos … Continued

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While you were sleeping: Rob Gronkowski Twitter beef, Russell Westbrook hates rims

Good morning! A lot happens in sports, even when you’re not watching, so here are the top headlines and moments from yesterday, in case you missed anything while you were refreshing YouTube for the new Suicide Squad trailer. Gronk, Broncos … Continued

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College Sports Nation’s coverage of Duke’s national championship win

Relive Duke’s win over Wisconsin with College Sports Nation’s Twitter coverage of the men’s final.

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College Sports Nation’s coverage of Duke’s national championship win

Relive Duke’s win over Wisconsin with College Sports Nation’s Twitter coverage of the men’s final.

College Basketball

Pick this 13-seed in your March Madness bracket!

The first round of the NCAA Tournament tips off today – you can listen to every game of the Tournament on SiriusXM – but most brackets aren’t due until Thursday. And this year, just like any other, the millions who … Continued

College Basketball

Pick this 13-seed in your March Madness bracket!

The first round of the NCAA Tournament tips off today – you can listen to every game of the Tournament on SiriusXM – but most brackets aren’t due until Thursday. And this year, just like any other, the millions who … Continued

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SiriusXM remembers legendary UNC coach Dean Smith

Dean Smith was a two-time NCAA champion head coach at UNC, won a gold medal with the U.S. men’s national team and his legendary career, which spanned four decades, earned him a spot in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Smith … Continued

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SiriusXM remembers legendary UNC coach Dean Smith

Dean Smith was a two-time NCAA champion head coach at UNC, won a gold medal with the U.S. men’s national team and his legendary career, which spanned four decades, earned him a spot in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Smith … Continued

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Coach K wins his 1,000th game; former players look back

It took an incredible comeback, but Sunday at Madison Square Garden, Mike Krzyzewski registered his 1,000th career victory. The Blue Devils overcame an eight-point deficit with 8:11 left, outscoring St. John’s 24-7 down the stretch to win, 77-68. Duke improved … Continued

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Coach K wins his 1,000th game; former players look back

It took an incredible comeback, but Sunday at Madison Square Garden, Mike Krzyzewski registered his 1,000th career victory. The Blue Devils overcame an eight-point deficit with 8:11 left, outscoring St. John’s 24-7 down the stretch to win, 77-68. Duke improved … Continued

Sports

Dog bites: Our 8 favorite Mad Dog rants of 2014, featuring Fallon, Manziel and Mario

You never know when Mad Dog is going to bite. Actually, you know exactly when he’s going to bite. Just about everyday on his Mad Dog Sports Radio program, Mad Dog Unleashed, airing 3-6 pm ET on SiriusXM channel 85. … Continued

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Dog bites: Our 8 favorite Mad Dog rants of 2014, featuring Fallon, Manziel and Mario

You never know when Mad Dog is going to bite. Actually, you know exactly when he’s going to bite. Just about everyday on his Mad Dog Sports Radio program, Mad Dog Unleashed, airing 3-6 pm ET on SiriusXM channel 85. … Continued

NBA

Eric Bledsoe: Kentucky Wildcats would win series against Philadelphia 76ers

Take it from a Wildcat alum: the University of Kentucky would have its way with the Philadelphia 76ers. Wednesday on SiriusXM NBA Radio, Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe was asked whether Kentucky had any chance against the 0-10 76ers in … Continued

NBA

Eric Bledsoe: Kentucky Wildcats would win series against Philadelphia 76ers

Take it from a Wildcat alum: the University of Kentucky would have its way with the Philadelphia 76ers. Wednesday on SiriusXM NBA Radio, Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe was asked whether Kentucky had any chance against the 0-10 76ers in … Continued

College Basketball

Coach K takes down Adrian Wojnarowski’s take-down piece

Two weeks ago, Yahoo! sports writer Adrian Wojnarowski penned a column titled, “NBA needs to pull stars from USA Basketball, which is showcasing only Duke’s coach.” In the column, Wojnarowski took several shots at Duke’s coach, Mike Krzyzewski, alleging Coach K … Continued

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Coach K takes down Adrian Wojnarowski’s take-down piece

Two weeks ago, Yahoo! sports writer Adrian Wojnarowski penned a column titled, “NBA needs to pull stars from USA Basketball, which is showcasing only Duke’s coach.” In the column, Wojnarowski took several shots at Duke’s coach, Mike Krzyzewski, alleging Coach K … Continued

College Basketball, Sports

Rashad McCants, Mary Willingham share more details about UNC academic scandal

Recently, the NCAA announced they will reopen its investigation into the academic scandal at the University of North Carolina. Rashad McCants, a former UNC basketball player guard who won a national championship with the school in 2005, announced last month that … Continued

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Rashad McCants, Mary Willingham share more details about UNC academic scandal

Recently, the NCAA announced they will reopen its investigation into the academic scandal at the University of North Carolina. Rashad McCants, a former UNC basketball player guard who won a national championship with the school in 2005, announced last month that … Continued

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Wisconsin wins 2nd annual Traditions Tournament on SiriusXM College Sports Nation

Congratulations to the Wisconsin Badgers for winning the 2014 Traditions Tournament with their tradition of “Jump Around”. The tournament, which started with 32 traditions nominated by listeners, came down to the final seconds of voting. There were an incredible 104,657 … Continued

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Wisconsin wins 2nd annual Traditions Tournament on SiriusXM College Sports Nation

Congratulations to the Wisconsin Badgers for winning the 2014 Traditions Tournament with their tradition of “Jump Around”. The tournament, which started with 32 traditions nominated by listeners, came down to the final seconds of voting. There were an incredible 104,657 … Continued

College Basketball, Sports

Jim Calhoun not interested in Boston College job

Tuesday on Chris Russo’s Mad Dog Unleashed on Mad Dog Sports Radio, former UConn basketball coach Jim Calhoun said, contrary to reports, that he is not interested in the Boston College job. Calhoun did leave the door open to a … Continued

College Basketball, Sports

Jim Calhoun not interested in Boston College job

Tuesday on Chris Russo’s Mad Dog Unleashed on Mad Dog Sports Radio, former UConn basketball coach Jim Calhoun said, contrary to reports, that he is not interested in the Boston College job. Calhoun did leave the door open to a … Continued

College Basketball, Sports

NCAA Tournament’s first weekend lives up to the hype

The Sweet Sixteen is set after a wild weekend of games, and SiriusXM College Sports Nation covered all of the action. (Time for a collective deep breath, since chances are your brackets are busted.) No. 3 seed Iowa State paved a … Continued

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NCAA Tournament’s first weekend lives up to the hype

The Sweet Sixteen is set after a wild weekend of games, and SiriusXM College Sports Nation covered all of the action. (Time for a collective deep breath, since chances are your brackets are busted.) No. 3 seed Iowa State paved a … Continued

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Let the Madness Begin: NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Preview

You can argue the sport college basketball is experiencing a downturn in popularity, but there is no denying that once the the brackets are unveiled, the sport takes center stage. (Official NCAA Bracket) SiriusXM College Sports Nation has been on … Continued

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Let the Madness Begin: NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Preview

You can argue the sport college basketball is experiencing a downturn in popularity, but there is no denying that once the the brackets are unveiled, the sport takes center stage. (Official NCAA Bracket) SiriusXM College Sports Nation has been on … Continued

College Basketball, Sports

NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship Tournament on SiriusXM

The Madness is underway! The 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship Tournament is on SiriusXM and offers subscribers nationwide uninterrupted access to live play-by-play of every game through the Final Four and national championship game in Dallas on April 5th and 7th. See … Continued

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NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship Tournament on SiriusXM

The Madness is underway! The 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship Tournament is on SiriusXM and offers subscribers nationwide uninterrupted access to live play-by-play of every game through the Final Four and national championship game in Dallas on April 5th and 7th. See … Continued

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We met the Saint Louis Billiken (and now know more about it than you)

I know your first question: What the heck is a Billiken?! According to Saint Louis University: The Billiken is a symbol of good luck that was a national craze in the early 1900s. […] Its association with Saint Louis University … Continued

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We met the Saint Louis Billiken (and now know more about it than you)

I know your first question: What the heck is a Billiken?! According to Saint Louis University: The Billiken is a symbol of good luck that was a national craze in the early 1900s. […] Its association with Saint Louis University … Continued

College Basketball, Sports

NCAA men’s college basketball conference championships on SiriusXM

The 2014 NCAA men’s college basketball conference championships are right around the corner, and SiriusXM will offer play-by-play coverage of every game. The postseason tips off March 12 with the AAC, ACC, Big East, Big 12, Pac-12 and SEC conference … Continued

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NCAA men’s college basketball conference championships on SiriusXM

The 2014 NCAA men’s college basketball conference championships are right around the corner, and SiriusXM will offer play-by-play coverage of every game. The postseason tips off March 12 with the AAC, ACC, Big East, Big 12, Pac-12 and SEC conference … Continued

College Basketball, Sports

Basketball and Beyond: Coach K comments on snow-delayed UNC game

The first 2014 regular season matchup between rivals Duke and UNC was scheduled for Wednesday night but Mother Nature had other plans as crippling snow in the Raleigh/Durham area forced ACC officials to postpone the game until next Thursday, Feb. … Continued

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Basketball and Beyond: Coach K comments on snow-delayed UNC game

The first 2014 regular season matchup between rivals Duke and UNC was scheduled for Wednesday night but Mother Nature had other plans as crippling snow in the Raleigh/Durham area forced ACC officials to postpone the game until next Thursday, Feb. … Continued

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Basketball and Beyond: Celtics’ Brad Stevens on the transition from college to NBA

In a span of 14 years, Brad Stevens has gone from a volunteer administrator in the Butler University men’s basketball program to head coach of the Boston Celtics. In 2007 he was named head coach at Butler and in his … Continued

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Basketball and Beyond: Celtics’ Brad Stevens on the transition from college to NBA

In a span of 14 years, Brad Stevens has gone from a volunteer administrator in the Butler University men’s basketball program to head coach of the Boston Celtics. In 2007 he was named head coach at Butler and in his … 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: 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: 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, 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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Grant Hill compares Jabari Parker to Carmelo Anthony

Eighteen-year-old Duke University small forward Jabari Parker has made quite an impression early in his basketball career. What kind of player will Parker be once he reaches the NBA? Former NBA player Grant Hill gave his answer to the question … Continued

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Grant Hill compares Jabari Parker to Carmelo Anthony

Eighteen-year-old Duke University small forward Jabari Parker has made quite an impression early in his basketball career. What kind of player will Parker be once he reaches the NBA? Former NBA player Grant Hill gave his answer to the question … Continued

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Basketball and Beyond: Coach K talks underrated players

When the head coach of the No. 6 team in college basketball (Mike Krzyzewski at Duke) and the head coach of the No. 1 team (Tom Izzo at Michigan State) get together, you assume they’ll talk about the powerhouses they’ve … Continued

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Basketball and Beyond: Coach K talks underrated players

When the head coach of the No. 6 team in college basketball (Mike Krzyzewski at Duke) and the head coach of the No. 1 team (Tom Izzo at Michigan State) get together, you assume they’ll talk about the powerhouses they’ve … Continued

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Basketball and Beyond: Coach K’s approach in the locker room

With two NFL head coaches (John Fox in Denver and Gary Kubiak in Houston) facing serious health scares in the last two weeks, Mike Krzyzewski discussed the stress of coaching on this week’s edition of Basketball and Beyond with Coach K. … Continued

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Basketball and Beyond: Coach K’s approach in the locker room

With two NFL head coaches (John Fox in Denver and Gary Kubiak in Houston) facing serious health scares in the last two weeks, Mike Krzyzewski discussed the stress of coaching on this week’s edition of Basketball and Beyond with Coach K. … Continued

College Basketball, Sports

Basketball and Beyond: How will rule changes affect college hoops?

The college basketball season is just around the corner, and with it comes a few rules changes. Duke head men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski discussed the changes on this week’s edition of Basketball and Beyond with Coach K. Beginning this season, … Continued

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Basketball and Beyond: How will rule changes affect college hoops?

The college basketball season is just around the corner, and with it comes a few rules changes. Duke head men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski discussed the changes on this week’s edition of Basketball and Beyond with Coach K. Beginning this season, … Continued

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Basketball and Beyond with Coach K: Season debut

When you’ve already won four national championships, led Team USA to two consecutive gold medals at the Olympics, and become the all time winningest men’s basketball coach, what’s left to do for legendary Duke head men’s basketball coach and Hall … Continued

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Basketball and Beyond with Coach K: Season debut

When you’ve already won four national championships, led Team USA to two consecutive gold medals at the Olympics, and become the all time winningest men’s basketball coach, what’s left to do for legendary Duke head men’s basketball coach and Hall … Continued

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LISTEN: New men’s basketball coach Brandon Miller discusses Butler program

SiriusXM College Sports Today host Mark Packer spoke with Brandon Miller, the new men’s basketball coach at Butler University, Tuesday on SiriusXM College Sports Nation. Miller talked about the state the program is currently in, largely thanks to Brad Stevens, … Continued

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LISTEN: New men’s basketball coach Brandon Miller discusses Butler program

SiriusXM College Sports Today host Mark Packer spoke with Brandon Miller, the new men’s basketball coach at Butler University, Tuesday on SiriusXM College Sports Nation. Miller talked about the state the program is currently in, largely thanks to Brad Stevens, … Continued

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Weekend sports talk: A new era in Boston

Take a look back at the weekend in sports with analysis from SiriusXM’s sports team and interviews with national sports stars. Friday, the Boston Celtics formally announced former Butler men’s basketball coach Brad Stevens as their new head coach. Mad … Continued

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Weekend sports talk: A new era in Boston

Take a look back at the weekend in sports with analysis from SiriusXM’s sports team and interviews with national sports stars. Friday, the Boston Celtics formally announced former Butler men’s basketball coach Brad Stevens as their new head coach. Mad … Continued

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie discusses Rutgers basketball scandal

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie joined Chris Russo on SiriusXM’s Mad Dog Radio Tuesday. Christie shared his opinion on former Rutgers University men’s basketball coach Mike Rice, who was fired after a video of him abusing his players at practice was … Continued

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie discusses Rutgers basketball scandal

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie joined Chris Russo on SiriusXM’s Mad Dog Radio Tuesday. Christie shared his opinion on former Rutgers University men’s basketball coach Mike Rice, who was fired after a video of him abusing his players at practice was … Continued

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John Thompson III compares Otto Porter to Pacers star

Georgetown forward Otto Porter is expected to be among the first couple of players selected in Thursday’s NBA draft. In fact, Porter’s college coach, John Thompson III, thinks the 6-8 sophomore deserves to go No. 1. Thompson spoke about Porter’s … Continued

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John Thompson III compares Otto Porter to Pacers star

Georgetown forward Otto Porter is expected to be among the first couple of players selected in Thursday’s NBA draft. In fact, Porter’s college coach, John Thompson III, thinks the 6-8 sophomore deserves to go No. 1. Thompson spoke about Porter’s … Continued

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