Tag Archives: Rivalry

From the Court to the Classroom: The “Fist” Team Analogy

If you ask me, North Carolina is home to the best college basketball in the world. I grew up on the folklore of Tobacco Road, and for those unfamiliar with North Carolina, Tobacco Road is not so much a geographical … Continue reading

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Too Many Iron Chefs in the Kitchen

Many moons ago before I was in business school and had time to watch television, I remember hearing about a show called Iron Chef. I never really got into the show because it seemed highly technical, and since I knew … Continue reading

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MMS Throws Hat into MBA Games Ring

Every year MBA students organize fundraising events for the Duke MBA Games, a charity benefiting the Special Olympics of North Carolina. Students are registered via an online platform, teams are assembled, and fundraisers are planned. I have to give the … Continue reading

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MMS = Master of Many Sports?

Duke University is world renowned for two things — its bright, young scholars and the highly successful basketball program. You might imagine that the two worlds of educational pursuits and athletic endeavors operate on different spheres and never collide, but … Continue reading

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OUR HOUSE! The DUKE vs. UNC Campout Payoff

For those of you unfamiliar with the weird ways of the Duke sports scene, there is a time called Campout, which is a giant contest created to test the will and stamina of the graduate students who dare to dream … Continue reading

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Disappointing Loss Doesn’t Overshadow Memorable Season

Duke basketball made history again, but unfortunately, it was for all the wrong reasons. A number two seed losing its first game to a 15 seed in the NCAA Tournament is rare. In fact, it only happened four times prior … Continue reading

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There’s Nothing Like a Duke – UNC Game in Cameron

Any sports fan will tell you the Duke-UNC rivalry is the greatest in college sports, maybe even the best in all of American sports. Even though I didn’t attend Duke during my undergraduate years, I have always respected the competition … Continue reading

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Duke – UNC Rivalry

After spending nearly eight months in the Triangle, I can now clearly feel the bad blood between Duke and the University of North Carolina. I have made several friends at UNC, so when Duke played at the Dean Smith Center … Continue reading

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Duke vs. UNC – The Rivalry

This past weekend, the classic rivalry between Duke and UNC was reignited during Saturday’s football game. Devils fans were disappointed, unfortunately, with a hard-fought loss to the Tar Heels. Duke has been struggling to break free of this cycle for … Continue reading

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Duke Football Gives New Fans Hope

I consider myself a new Blue Devil fan. To be honest, I grew up rooting against Duke in basketball. In fact, I used to equate the Blue Devils with the Yankees of baseball, or Cowboys of football. After I gained … Continue reading

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