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Their lacrosse players tried to kill the duke lacrosse team for raping minorities who couldn't defend against rich white dudes
Holy shit this thread is fucking incredible
"I like fixing broken things" - Kevin Plank
Posted: Yesterday 11:39 PM
RE: Duke Players and Staff Attacked
Anyone who has stood next to Coach K knows that he is no pushover. He's actually built like a freaking rock. I'm pretty sure he would subdue anyone he needed too
LIKE A ROCK......OOOOOOOO LIKE A ROCK
I'm not sure what's more ridiculous...thinking that the coach of a sixth place team picked to finish sixth is "in over his head" or a Duke fan complaining about refs.
I got the shotgun. You got the briefcase. It's all in the game though, right?
The Virginia fans tried to attack Mason Plumlee, but he flopped at the first sign of contact so he was fine.
"And I try to har-mo-nize with songs the lonesome sparrow sings...
There are no kings inside the Gates of Eden."
not national enough i guess
Here's everything you need to know from college basketball's Thursday night. This post will be updated once Gonzaga-BYU and Oregon State-Oregon go final.
Oh, sweet. Is this the part where we pretend that the tenor of the blurb is at all sympathetic to K and Duke?
"According to reporters on the scene, Mike Krzyzewski was swearing up a storm and concerned for the safety of his team and coaches when the khaki-wearing Cavs fans got onto the hardwood."
"K screaming at fans as he finally made it to tunnel"
"Not sure what he said, but I definitely heard an F-bomb. The cop escorting him pulled him by the waist to get him to go into the locker room"
"But then my man Brinson (a total NC State homer, for the record) makes a good point.
'And UVA only had like 40 security guards on the court...'
"It'll be easy to roll your eyes at K"
Nah, what would've been easier would be for Norlander to save bandwidth and say what he wanted to say -- " waaaah, K and Duke are afraid of the scary preppy UVA fans. What whiny ass bitches."
This post has been edited 2 times, most recently by NOD 13 months ago
There is no more obvious evidence of the media's disdain (or willingness to play up other cbb fans' disdain) for Duke than that blurb.
So, thank you.
Remember when every Duke game except two or three was on ESPN for an entire season? What distain ESPN showed Duke.
This post was edited by RaiseHigh 13 months ago
"It's just so hard," Greivis said. "It's my heart, my love. Maryland made me who I am."
ESPN similarly hates the Yankees, Lakers and Steelers. I understand your pain, NOD
You still don't get it? Or are you just being deliberately obtuse? I've explained it before, and I'll explain it again.
In 2001, you guys lost the National Championship, but you can perhaps take solace in the fact that ESPN realized that there was more money to be made (and more eyeballs to be grabbed and clicks to be obtained) by playing up the following narrative:
-- Duke gets all the calls
-- K is an irascible SOB
-- Duke is filled with preppy rich honkies (ironic, considering our non-white population is a larger percentage than schools like Maryland, UNC, etc)
By using that narrative, they have cultivated a viewing audience that is probably about 10% Duke fans and alums, and 90% folks that hate Duke and want to see them lose.
It makes business sense, no doubt. It's no accident that so many of our games are televised on the network. Even on some random Wednesday evening, they know that Duke vs pretty much anybody will get eyeballs because they all want Duke to lose (granted, a big part of this comes from the fact that K has made it such that, more-so than any other program, they will win a lot of games each year, which makes them a lock for being highly-ranked).
ESPN loves Duke because Duke makes them money.
ESPN's treatment of Duke ('list your most-hated Dookies,' etc) also makes them money.
It is what it is.
And, as a Duke fan, I guess I should embrace it or something. But I don't. I think it's a load of shit, no matter how much it 'promotes' Duke. Hell, we've had 5 different major recruits spurn us in the last 6 years for what they have described as essentially peer pressure to not go to Duke because it's 'too white'(lol) or 'too dorky.' It may help ratings, but it hurts in many other areas.
I know, NOD. I get it, man, I'm a Steelers fan. I get it exactly. It's a tough life we lead. Shit on constantly by the media and the big networks. Never catch a break with the refs. It sucks.
RH -- sometimes I don't know if you're being serious. The 'it sucks' part makes me doubt the whole serious thing, but I'm willing to trudge on in case you mean it...
I guess part of the reason it sticks in my craw (I realize I sound like Burgess Meredith with that phrase) is that I just wish that I could be allowed to enjoy my alma mater's relative success without the endless tide of bullshit. Part of me kinda envies Mich St fans of today, because they're kind of in the position that we Duke folks were in in the late 80's (lots of Final fours, but no championships -- I realize they won it in 2000, but it still feels like Izzo is pretty much universally respected -- believe it or not, this is what K was around that time, though younger). K has done a job that is pretty much by any measure incredible, has had as few scandals/ problems as you could possibly expect from a top-flight bb program, has produced a lot of really good pro's, a lot of really good people, and Duke gets shat on. Why? Because they're 'privileged?' I don't remember anybody calling Duke basketball 'entitled' or 'privileged' or 'the Evil Empire' in the 80's. What has changed?
I realize that, with the Md program as it's been the last few years, this sounds like the rich man complaining to the blue collar guy about his investment portfolio. I do. And, for that reason, I never begrudge you guys d/v'ing the shit outta me or giving me endless shit about Duke (though I gotta push back sometimes, right?). But I guess part of it is that I know that K will be gone soon, and, when he leaves, his image may be tarnished by this cumulative collection of total BS that's been put out there to pander to Duke haters. He's a really good guy, and a great coach. And who knows what will come next? We could have a fucking disaster succeed him. After all, there's about a 99% chance whoever succeeds him will never match his accomplishments.
Sorry for the ramble. I'll shut up now.
They get shit on because of the Crazies.
They get shit on due to overexposure.
They get shit on due to Dickie V being placed on all of their games.
They get shit on because of their Bandwagon fans -- Ie: How many Duke fans are Duke basketball fans, but don't care about college football or *ahem* root for another program (MSU doesn't have these)?
And, most importantly, they get shit on for exactly what you just exemplified -- their "holier-than-thou" attitude that their coaches (remember K calling out Maryland fans for being classless weeks after the "Grandma" chant?), players and fans all vocally exude.
If you want to enjoy your alma mater's success without being subjected to "the endless tide of bullshit" thrown against Duke, I'd recommend you stop coming to a Maryland Message Board and asking for it. Until you do that, I'm not going to think you are very sincere in what you "wish" for as a Duke fan.
"They get shit on because of the crazies"
You mean the same Crazies that served as an example that was copied by pretty much every student section in the country (yep, that includes Maryland -- wanna see a MD cheer sheet? wanna know why Comcast's seating arrangement is what it is?)
"They get shit on due to overexposure"
You can't call it 'overexposure' when a program has more NC's than any other since the birth of the internet and the growth of cable. Or when a team has played ONE-FIFTH of its games as the number one team since 1980.
"They get shit on due to Dickie V being placed on all of their games."
Dickie V has broadcast exactly 1 of our games this year. And I still don't get exactly how Dick has ever promoted Duke more than UNC. The words 'North Carolina' are emitted from his mouth just as much as, if not more than, the word 'Duke.'
"They get shit on because of their Bandwagon fans -- Ie: How many Duke fans are Duke basketball fans, but don't care about college football or *ahem* root for another program (MSU doesn't have these)? "
What percentage of the guys on this site are MD fans because they grew up MD fans, but aren't MD alums? 50%? 70%? I love how you, Hogie, SJW, et al somehow think it makes sense to hate on the fact that I (someone who grew up in GA a UGA fan, had season tix at Sanford, and went to Hugh Durham's basketball camp every summer in Athens) still root for UGA, but also root for my alma mater (and yep -- that includes football, lax, soccer, tennis, volleyball, etc). I watched every Duke fb game this year, and, just so you know, had been to Duke's last 2 Bowl Games prior to this one (when I happened to be on-call). You guys DGAF. You just think it somehow makes sense to needle me for the fact that a football tradition that I've been invested in since 1978 still matters to me and my wife (UGA class of '96), and you think the fact that I don't talk Duke fb and UGA bb with you on this board (cuz you guys bring up Duke fb and UGA bb soooo much on this board) means that IDGAF about them? Hell, I composed a long post on the 'why isn't ___ better at ___" thread about UGA and basketball, and then scrapped it because I knew you morons would sidetrack the whole fucking thread with your BS about me and UGA.
And don't pretend -- you guys wouldn't GAF about MSU bandwagon fans, and you wouldn't bother asking, b/c you don't have the pre-conceived notion that they have lots of bandwagoneers, and it's a state school. Duke is a small, extremely exclusive private school, which you folks still don't seem to quite grasp on this bandwagon thing...
"If you want to enjoy your alma mater's success without being subjected to "the endless tide of bullshit" thrown against Duke, I'd recommend you stop coming to a Maryland Message Board and asking for it. Until you do that, I'm not going to think you are very sincere in what you "wish" for as a Duke fan"
I've been posting here a shitload longer than you have, you fuck. I post here because there are a number of folks here that I've strangely become quite fond of (obviously not your dumb ass, of course). Part of me certainly enjoys the back and forth. I wasn't born with a thin skin. As for the anti-Duke BS -- did you not get the point that I was trying to make? It's fucking everywhere. You guys are standing in a long line of Duke haters in the world. I would see it on any board. Hell, I see it on fucking AVSForums. It isn't gonna make me go away.
Much to your chagrin, apparently...
NOD thinks slavery was unfair to white people.
Many thanks for exemplifying my point above.
I'm like the least trolly poster ever, and I've been banned on that site ever since I tried to argue the Greivis could be reasonably close to Jon Scheyer in the ACCPOY race.
They're soooo unreasonable over there.
I hate so much of what that board is, and there is no reason you should ever be banned on a Duke board (if you'd like to post on another Duke board that's filled with normal human beings, almost all of them Duke alums, pm me. A few of us started a board for real discussion with no morons).
But you have to realize that Duke has a tiny fanbase (and TDD has a tiny group of members) when compared to state schools, and TDD gets trolls from pretty much every single fanbase in the top 25.
If there's anything you guys realize at this point, it's that you can do a board flame-takeover on TDD in no time.
For that reason, the ban-hammer comes quickly (even when undeserved, as in your case, as you were just trying to debate -- FWIW, I tried to get you unbanned when that happened. Thank god we built our own board).
WHY ARE YOU STILL POSTING ????
MSN's front-page story this morning?
"Coach K hurls F-bomb, confronts fans." And the big headline? 'Losin' It'
That pro-Dook media is just unstoppable...
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This post was edited by NOD 13 months ago
I'm not saying that what Duke dealt with last night was worse than what Dr. King dealt with at the Edmund Pettus bridge, but I'm not not saying it.
What do you mean "missed on him"? Were we ever recruiting him? Isnt he from Washington state and was a carry over recruit when Bennett changed schools.
I don't care what folks say about him, Bennett can coach.
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