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Mike Krzyzewski

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Episode 138 - A Chat with Ian O'Connor (author of Coach K: The Rise and Reign of Mike Krzyzewski)

The Devil's Den: A Duke Athletics Podcast

Josh and Raul are joined by John Watson and Steve Clark of 247Sports as they talk with bestselling author Ian O'Connor about his recent book, Coach K: The Rise and Reign of Mike Krzyzewski. They discuss the research and interview process behind the book, Coach K's tumultuous relationship with Bobby Knight, changes in recruiting practices over the years, and K's potential role in the program going forward. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices


21 Jul 2022

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Mike Krzyzewski on becoming Coach K, mental health and retirement

The Limits with Jay Williams

On today's episode of The Limits, Jay sits down with his mentor: the all-time great, Duke college basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski, better known as Coach K. For Jay, this is the man who helped him channel his inner rage and insecurities as a teenager into reaching the ultimate heights of college basketball. He was also one of Jay's biggest supports after Jay's career-ending accident. Over 42 seasons at Duke, Coach K won five championships and guided hundreds of players to their greatest potential. He coached icons like Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, and Steph Curry in the Olympics, bringing home the gold three times. He built trust across generations of players--always putting in the work to reach them physically and emotionally, individually and as a team. But as his career soared, his physical and mental health suffered, and he reveals to Jay the ultimatum that pushed him to turn to therapy to show up as a better man for his players, and for his family. It's one of many reasons Jay calls Coach his second father. Coach K also discusses his retirement, and the moments that now give him true happiness. And Jay and Coach get into what their relationship has meant over the years, and how that continues to evolve. For sponsor-free episodes, weekly bonus content, and more, subscribe to The Limits Plus at plus.npr.org/thelimits. This week, Coach K talks about working with NBA Finals MVP Steph Curry.Follow Jay on Instagram and Twitter. Email us at thelimits@npr.org.


28 Jun 2022

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Ep342 - Ian O’Connor, Author ‘Coach K - The Rise and Reign of Mike Krzyzewski’

Creative Principles

“I found that I really liked writing about human beings. I found I could apply my approach to anything,” said author Ian O’Connor. “I don’t feel like I write about quarterbacks and center-fielders and shooting guards as much as I write about human beings.”Ian’s most recent focus is Coach K. Mike Krzyzewski is a five-time national champion at Duke, the NCAA's all-time leader in victories with nearly 1,200, and the first man to lead Team USA to three Olympic basketball gold medals. This book is the unauthorized, yet definitive biography. In this interview, Ian talks about his mentor David McCraw, his view of what it means to be a reporter and columnist, why he writes in chronological order, and how he chooses subjects, including Bill Belichick, Derek Jeters, Arnold Palmer, and Jack Nicklaus. If it’s your first time listening, make sure to subscribe and visit my new website for information on the YouTube channel, the blog, this podcast, and my new book ‘Ink by the Barrel’ which takes advice from these 200+ interviews at the link below…Follow us on Instagram: @creativeprinciplesIf you enjoy the podcast, would you please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcasts? It only takes about 60-seconds and it really helps convince some of the hard-to-get guests to sit down and have a chat (simply scroll to the bottom on your iTunes Podcast app and click “Write Review"). Enjoy the show!


6 Apr 2022

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Who is the Mike Krzyzewski of college football? Program budgets & other CFB-CBB parallels

The Andy Staples Show & Friends: A show about college football

Survive and advance. That's Mike Krzyzewski and Duke's mentality this March Madness after rallying to beat Michigan State and dancing to the Sweet 16. Who else shares Coach K's mentality in the college football ranks? Heck, which college football coach has more in common than just mentality with Coach K? Andy and Ari discuss Coach Krzyzewski and Tom Izzo comps in CFB. The guys also converse about other parallels between the sports including program budgets. Plus, Ari's introduction to the concept of throuples, Utah's CFB environment, and learning home decore terminology from the ASSF wives!Follow Andy on Twitter: @Andy_StaplesFollow Ari on Twitter: @AriWassermanSubscribe to The Athletic for just $1/month for 6 months by visiting: theathletic.com/andystaples Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 10mins

21 Mar 2022

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Ian O'Connor - Author of 'Coach K: The Rise and Reign of Mike Krzyzewski'

World of Basketball with Fran Fraschilla

Fran Fraschilla is joined by Ian O'Connor, author of "Coach K: The Rise and Reign of Mike Krzyzewski". The two talk about Coach K's childhood, how he was selected as the Head Coach of Team USA, his early relationship with LeBron James and Kobe Bryant, and a whole lot more. 


10 Mar 2022

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Episode 140 - Ian O’Connor - Author of The Rise and Reign of Mike Krzyzewski

The Greatest Games Podcast

We are excited to bring you New York Times Best Selling Author Ian O’Connor in today’s episode of The Greatest Games Podcast.  He is the author of the brand new book The Rise and Reign of Mike Krzyzewski.  This is a MUST read as we witness the end of Coach K’s illustrious coaching career.   Ian shares about his process of writing the book, and about how it was 30 years in the making ever since he sat courtside at the Duke vs. UK 1992 East Regional at the Spectrum when Christian Laettner hit “The Shot.”  We can’t thank Ian O’Connor enough for coming on the show.  We encourage our listeners to check out his library of books here. Visit TeachHoops.com/816basketball for incredible basketball coaching content and resources from Coach Steve Collins.  Sign up for the two week free trial, learn and grow as a coach and support the show all at the same time. Share, subscribe and leave us a 5 star review if you enjoy. Follow us on Twitter at @816Basketball.


9 Mar 2022

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Should Mike Krzyzewski Be ACC Coach of The Year? Full ACC Basketball Weekend Recap

Locked On ACC- Daily College Football & Basketball Podcast

The Blue Devils took care of Syracuse on Saturday and many are arguing the Mike from Durham should be the ACC Coach of the Year. Despite not getting the nod for 20 plus years, people believe it's only right that he wins the award on his farewell tour. Does the coach who has the only ranked team in the conference deserve the honor? Full ACC Basketball Weekend recap on deck as well.Follow @LockedOnACC on Twitter & Subscribe on YouTube.Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors!Built BarBuilt Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you’ll get 15% off your next order.BetOnlineBetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts!Rock AutoAmazing selection. Reliably low prices. All the parts your car will ever need. Visit RockAuto.com and tell them Locked On sent you.RunYourPoolIf you want to play against us for a shot at a cash prize join us at RunYourPool.com/LockedOn. And while you’re there, create your own pool for your friends and family. Enter ‘PUREMADNESS’ at checkout for $10 off your custom po Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


28 Feb 2022

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Mike Krzyzewski, UNC Basketball, Kyrie Irving

The Best of the Sports Shop

The Sports Shop with Reese & K-Mac: The best urban sports talk show heard weekday mornings from 7 to 10 on Buzz Sports Radio in the Raleigh-Durham area.Reese and K-Mac recap their trip to Charlotte for the ACC Tipoff with Lauren Brownlow and also speak to Duke Head Coach Mike Krzyzewski about his upcoming final season at the helm of the Blue Devils. The crew also welcomes authors Dale Talbert and Ron Smith to talk about their new book "The Tar Heels: A History of UNC Basketball, Volume 1, 1891-1961."In addition, Reese & K-Mac discuss the situation in Brooklyn involving Kyrie Irving not being allowed to play or practice with the Nets because he is not vaccinated against COVID-19. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 3mins

13 Oct 2021

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Mike Krzyzewski - West Point, Women's Wisdom, and Being Worthy of Winning


 SEASON FINALE SPECIAL! This week, Lisa welcomes Mike Krzyzewski to the Enlightened community. "Coach K," as he is known in the sports world, sits down for the seasons one finale of Enlightened to talk about four decades of making history as the head of Duke men's basketball, what it was like coaching the USA men's national team to three consecutive gold medals, and how he applies sports experiences to real world challenges. He tells us why he is the ultimate Girl Dad, shares the importance of adhering to women's wisdom, and explains an inherited philosophy he refers to as 'getting on the right bus.' And in a series of anecdotes, coach offers up his own words of wisdom around why there's leadership in losing, how his military background has informed his ability to lead and teach, and what he truly means when he makes the ultimate ask of his players — to 'be worthy of winning.'Connect with me onInstagram - https://www.instagram.com/lisaborders/Twitter - https://twitter.com/Lisa_M_BordersWebsite - https://www.lisaborders.us/


31 Aug 2021

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06/04/21 DPS Hour 2 Mike Krzyzewski and Dan Le Batard

The Dan Patrick Show

Mike Krzyzewski talks to Dan about how it was time for him to retire. Coach K says that he likes the fact that he gets to pick his retirement rather than being forced out. Dan Le Batard mentions how appreciative he is of Dan Patrick's broadcasting career and how much he loves Dan Patrick. Le Batard tells Dan that he is the Dan Of All Dan's. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


4 Jun 2021