Duke fans are reeling over last night's loss to Miami. :: Grant Halverson/Getty Images
Just about everyone in the free world who doesn't live in Durham, NC was smiling after Miami shocked the Blue Devils with a 96-95 victory last night. It was the Hurricanes first victory over the Blue Devils in 45 years! Spencer Hall looks at why everyone hates Duke, though we think this YouTube video -- titled "This is why Duke Sucks" -- says it all.
Amani Toomer -- Not Down with Michigan
He may have a Super Bowl ring and the respect of NFL fans, but Amani Toomer came out firing at his alma mater, Michigan, in an interview with the Detroit Free Press. When asked whether he has a good relationship with ex-coach Lloyd Carr, Toomer responded: "I thought we did, but I guess we didn't. So I don't know. I wasn't too upset to see the whole regime change."
Apparently, Peyton Manning's 200 commercials weren't enough to get him a ticket to Saturday's Tennessee-Memphis game, so he had to callBruce Pearl, who then had to call John Calipari and beg him to find a ticket for Eli's older brother. Luckily for Peyton, Calipari came through.
Grumpy Old Men
Should JoePa take a hint from Fidel Castro and retire? :: AP
Interesting tidbit of the day: Both Penn State coach Joe Paterno and Cuban president Fidel Castrostarted their reigns in 1966. And as Sam Donnellan of the Philadelphia Daily News suggests, maybe it's time for JoePa to take a cue from the Cuban Comandante.
Penn Bans Gary Glitter
You know it, you love it, you sing it -- we're talking about Gary Glitter's Rock 'n Roll Part 2 (na-na-na-na ... HEY!). At the University of Pennsylvania, however, the school's band was told it could no longer play the song because fans were replacing the "Hey!" with "Hey, you suck!" directed at the opposing bench.
Pop Culture Nugget
Tiffany Pollard (a.k.a. -- New York) will be back for another season of I Love New York, but it will be called New York Loves Hollywood and will follow Pollard around as she tries to become an actress in L.A.