To Coach K and His Campers, K Academy Is No Game

For 13 years, Mike Krzyzewski has hosted his K Academy, an event that requires a $10,000 donation to the Duke University Athletic Association and for each player to be older than 35. Michael Jordan built the biggest and most financially successful of these “old man camps,” but when His Airness stopped hosting his Las Vegas […]

Welcome to Krzyzewskiville

It was the best 50th birthday gift any wife could give a basketball junkie: five days of playing hoops on the storied court of Cameron Indoor Stadium at Duke University against dozens of similarly obsessed guys looking to find the fountain of youth. Given this dream opportunity to play at coach Mike Krzyzewski’s exclusive “K […]

‘Why Not You?’—The Words That Inspire NFL’s Russell Wilson to Win

“Why not you?” Russell Wilson’s father, Harrison, used to ask him this all the time—and, though they’re simple words, they would change his life. Years before his 2014 Super Bowl championship with the Seattle Seahawks, Wilson was a high school senior and multi-sport athlete, torn between a baseball career and football dreams. The Baltimore Orioles […]