Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Yeah, But It Is Just Lacrosse

Duke University has cancelled its entire Lacrosse season until an investigation of an allegation that three of the team members (as yet undetermined) were involved in an alleged rape at an off campus party is completed.

While that is such an upstanding position to take, let us not forget that it is just a lacrosse season.

Don't get me wrong, I am not busting on the merits of the sport. It is much better to watch than soccer.

But lacrosse doesn't bring a dime to the university.

It is easy to take the moral highground without the loss of funds.

Do you think Duke would have cancelled its basketball season, and the money that goes with the NCAA tournament, had its basketball players been accused of such conduct? Given how Duke's basketball fans act, it would take a lot more than a mere rape allegation.

Side notes: the lacrosse team has only one black player out of 48. Are they racist?

Oh, yeah, Duke sucks. Here is essay written by a friend of mine (he is not a UK fan; he is a UNC grad/fan and a Duke law grad) that proves it.

[I actually like all the Duke fans that I personally know. But Duke still sucks.]

8 Comments:

At 8:57 AM, Blogger Cassandra said...

Have they lost their minds?

 
At 6:57 PM, Anonymous Stevin said...

Dude, I feel your pain. I'm a UW Huskies fan, and we also choke in the sweet 16 every year. Ugh.

 
At 8:35 PM, Blogger Pile On® said...

La What?

 
At 7:56 AM, Blogger spd rdr said...

Lacrosse! Dammit! I love that game! Don't you be making fun of lacrosse, or so help me.... I'll... I'll write about it. That's what I'll do! I'll explain to you, you, regionally challenged how the fastest game on two feet works. (And how to pick up chicks on the beach, too.)

 
At 10:06 AM, Blogger KJ said...

Note to self: To get Cass fired up, make fun of weiner dogs and soccer. To get spd fired up, make fun of lacrosse.

 
At 6:56 PM, Blogger Pile On® said...

**Cut and mental paste KJ's last comment.**

La Crosse. Is that french? Have I la crossed the rubicon?

 
At 12:26 AM, Blogger spd rdr said...

Okay, I can take the abuse, but you summabitches beter check out how the UVA
Wha-hoo!Lacrosse Team is doing:
http://virginiasports.collegesports.com/sports/m-lacros/sched/va-m-lacros-sched.html

 
At 9:48 AM, Blogger KJ said...

I'll bet they beat Duke.

 

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