On the same day that Harris Interactive released a poll decreeing Duke the most popular team in the country, The Washington Post’s Dan Steinberg finished his two-part series on why Duke is hated. Of course, the Blue Devils are relevant in Steinberg’s D.C. Sports blog because the men’s basketball team lost in Washington D.C. over the weekend and the women advanced to the Sweet 16 from College Park, Md.
So which is it? Is Duke loved or hated? Which would you rather have?
–by Ben Cohen