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Rooting against Duke just isn't fun anymore

Updated: February 1, 2010, 2:16 PM ET
By Patrick Hruby

Ten years ago, I would have been Powerball-winner ecstatic; five years ago, I would have spent the weekend in a celebratory haze. On Saturday, the Duke men's basketball team suffered an 89-77 shellacking at Georgetown -- the game wasn't as close as the score -- before a national television audience, jeering students and President Obama. It was a humiliating beatdown that was everything a Blue Devils hater could hope for.

Nevertheless, I yawned.

Time was, beating Duke ...

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