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Ben Swain

Hoping to cut his journalistic teeth on the Iraq war, Swain was instead mistakenly assigned the North Carolina sports beat as an intern out of college. He threw himself into the work with the same fervor he anticipated taking to the front lines and has become one of the most respected voices in modern sports media. He’s also a Duke fan from Durham County who went State. And Guilford.
Duke

Kentucky Beat Duke: Here’s How You Should Feel About It

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Kentucky topped Duke 74-63 last night in the annual Champions Classic in a game that was never really in danger of being anything other than a 10 to 12 point win for UK. Duke’s bigs outplayed Kentucky’s bigs, Kentucky’s guards outplayed Duke’s guards, and Jamal Murray was the most big-game ready freshman on the court…. Read more »

Football

THIS WEEK IN POINT SHAVING: OCTOBER 26TH

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When coaches/players tell you they don’t know the spread, we are all kind of “MEH”. They know. They know that we know they know. Hell sometimes they even favorite tweets about point spreads… So you can’t tell me that the New York Jets coach, Todd Bowles didn’t know the Jets were getting 7.5 points in… Read more »

UNC

UNC 85, Pitt 64: A Giftastic Recap

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UNC welcomed Pitt to the Dean Dome on Sunday: UNC pushes out to a 19-8 lead by the under-12 timeout: Pitt is shooting like Bill Simmons: and the dude from Along Came Polly: UNC goes into the half up 42-29: In the second half, more of the same as UNC gets out to 67-47 lead:… Read more »

Duke

Duke 63, Virginia 62: A Giftastic Recap

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We head to Cameron Indoor Stadium, where Duke (-2) welcomes Virginia: KVille before the game: Starting slowly, Duke pulls out to a 9-4 lead: Virginia storms back to take a 25-14 lead: Duke closes the gap to 34-31 at halftime: A tight second half sees the teams tied at 58 with 5 minutes to go:… Read more »