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Games football can win

Freshman running back Justin Boyle’s 83-yard touchdown burst in the waning moments of Duke’s 28-10 win over The Citadel can be, metaphorically speaking, interpreted in two different ways.


Athletes deserve payday too

In March of his senior year, Shane Battier wrote a piece for Maxim in which he ruminated about his time at Duke, his life as a model scholar-athlete, and the abundance of money being tossed around...


Happy without pinstripes

The day after Luis Sojo of the Yankees hit a wimpy ground ball up the middle to beat the Mets in the 2000 Subway Series, I strolled into my small New York City high school wearing my black and...