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End the 'Duke Effect'!

What's even worse than all those bad calls in the Super Bowl? All the calls Duke has been getting lately. Something needs to be done.

Updated: February 7, 2006, 6:40 PM ET
By Dan Shanoff | Page 2

Although many fans went absolutely nuts over the officiating in Super Bowl XL, a far more egregious -- and epidemic -- officiating problem has emerged in sports:

The "Duke Effect."

Duke always seems to get the calls, and you'd have to be blinded by Dukie loyalty to argue otherwise.

Either the Blue Devils get away with more contact while playing defense or they earn ticky-tack foul calls while on offense.

But it's not just the foul differential; it's all the ...

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