Topic: College People

April 15, 2014

Because they're so oversold, and so often so successful, everyone feels a little too much love or a little too much hate for Duke basketball. This makes it difficult to remember what suddenly appears clearer after March Madness subsides: that the Blue Devils, before they're a brand or a metaphor or anything else, are just a college basketball team.

February 10, 2014

On Mike Mongtomery, and cultural differences, and a general decline in caring about things as reflected in a particular PAC-12 college basketball game. Also pizza.

December 2, 2013

Days after Auburn's shocking, awesome comeback win against Alabama in the Iron Bowl, Toomer's Corner and the rest of town is still a happy, giddy, toilet paper-draped mess. Who would want to clean this up?

March 30, 2012

In anticipation of the Final Four, we're highlighting four players whose very presence on the court is a reason to watch. The first of these is Russ Smith, human pinball/ulcer-generation machine/personification of college kid exuberance.