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Daniel Jones proved he was a better quarterback than NFL fans judged him at Duke upon taking over the New York Giants’ starting role as the sixth pick of the NFL draft. Quentin Harris, a … more
Well, what did we learn from Duke’s surprising loss at Clemson? Perhaps the most revealing information was Duke’s 10-man rotation has been more than “coachspeak” from Blue … more
Eight straight wins, seven by double figures, five of them by 20-plus points and two those in ACC victories by 39 (Boston College) and 33 (Miami). Duke looks again like not only a Final Four team … more
DURHAM — Vernon Carey’s strong inside play has progressed earlier than expected, especially for a freshman prone to using his perimeter skills in high school. To understand a key to his … more
DURHAM — This sounds ironic, but it’s fair to wonder if Duke was overlooked in the latest Associated Press Top 25 basketball poll. The Blue Devils often get the benefit of the doubt, … more
DURHAM — Luca Diamont verbally committed to Duke 10 months ago while ranked a 4-star prospect. Then, between February and signing his National Letter of Intent Wednesday, he dropped to a … more
DURHAM – Herman Bulls knew Mike Krzyzewski early on, long before Duke’s basketball Hall-of-Famer was Coach K, his iconic identity. He was an unknown Army coach with a silent K preceding … more
Duke finally opens ACC play after having already dispatched two ranked opponents, Kansas in the Champions Classic and Michigan State on Tuesday in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. But the lid-lifter … more
The last time Michigan State played Duke in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge was on Dec. 1, 2010 at Cameron Indoor Stadium. As the Spartans approached the arena, Michigan State coach Tom Izzo told his … more
DURHAM — A Duke football constant under head coach David Cutcliffe has been his willingness to reveal what he tells his players. Many paranoid coaches, citing confidentiality, won’t share … more
DURHAM — Duke’s third starting lineup three games into the basketball season resulted in Tuesday’s 105-57 romp over Central Arkansas, but head coach Mike Krzyzewski cautioned not to … more
DURHAM — Notre Dame football’s fan base “travels.”  For Irish partisans, tickets — the metaphorical pot of gold at the end of a rainbow — are easier to … more
DURHAM — If there are three teams in the nation better than Duke, they would be hard pressed to look better than the Blue Devils in their second exhibition game, routing Fort Valley State … more
DURHAM — “Be quick but don’t hurry.” Duke football coach David Cutcliffe invoked a popular teaching phrase from John Wooden, the late and iconic UCLA basketball coach, to … more
CHARLOTTE – Duke’s basketball roster is obviously less talented this season than a year ago. The Zion Williamson Show was a mega-talented roster with Williamson among three one-and-done, … more
DURHAM — Duke likely never catches Alabama, Clemson and other College Football Playoff regulars, but coach David Cutcliffe’s program features a statistic no other school in the nation can … more
Duke’s season-opening 42-3 loss to Alabama could have been a devastating blow to the ego of a team confident it can match up better with heavyweights this year, but the Blue Devils … more
DURHAM — Finding some middle ground at Middle Tennessee State might help Duke define what type of team it can be this year. So far, the Blue Devils failed to live up to expectations in their … more
Duke quarterback Daniel Jones left school one year early with a number of first-round guarantees from NFL organizations. The gamble paid off, as Jones heard his name called by commissioner Roger … more
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