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Lauren Brownlow and Joe Ovies discuss a strange day in the ACC, including big wins for NC State and Duke.
24 September 2017

After the Blue Devils' 27-17 victory in Chapel Hill, Coach Steve Logan likes how Duke continues to win in different ways despite consistently making late first half mistakes. Meanwhile, UNC quarterback Chazz Surratt shows NFL-level potential but cannot overcome the hand the Tar Heels' defense contin…
24 September 2017

Sure, the men's basketball Battle of the Blues is more storied and draws more national interest, but a once-lopsided Duke-North Carolina football series is more competitive than ever with the programs led by Larry Fedora and David Cutcliffe.
24 September 2017

Duke's defense was on the field for another long touchdown. But this one was scored by one of the Blue Devils' defenders, and it kept the Victory Bell -- and, at least for now, perfection -- in their possession.
24 September 2017

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23 September 2017

Duke is trying to do something even more difficult for the Blue Devils than winning the Victory Bell: keeping hold of it.
23 September 2017

23 September 2017

Marilyn Payne previews Duke's game at North Carolina, where the Blue Devils are playing to keep the Victory Bell.
22 September 2017

22 September 2017

22 September 2017

Marilyn Payne previews Duke's game at North Carolina, where the Blue Devils are playing to keep the Victory Bell.
21 September 2017

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21 September 2017

Duke radio analyst Dave Harding previews the Blue Devils trip to Chapel Hill with our Marilyn Payne.
21 September 2017

Lauren Brownlow and Joe Ovies look ahead to Duke vs. UNC, discuss whether Clemson is really the top team in the country.
20 September 2017

Is the 2017 Duke defense good? Or is this another fast start leading to a future meltdown? While history and perception certainly point towards the latter, a deeper look at the numbers shows some signs that Duke might just have a top 25 defense on their hands.
20 September 2017

20 September 2017

20 September 2017

20 September 2017

Duke is putting the "D'' in its defense.
19 September 2017

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18 September 2017

Duke gets a win, and it counts that way no matter what. That doesn't mean that they won't have a lot of bad film to watch and dissect as they prepare for North Carolina a week ago.
17 September 2017

Duke could have scrapped the ground game as Baylor kept dialing up exotic blitzes and unexpected defensive fronts.
17 September 2017

After the Blue Devils' 34-20 victory versus Baylor, coach Steve Logan breaks out the chalkboard to show how Duke can block better for quarterback Daniel Jones.
17 September 2017

In defense of Jamele Hill, I’ll say this: people often say that when we go to work we have to leave who we are at the door. Our views, our race – all of that – isn’t supposed to matter. When people speak of privilege this is another form of it in that if you are a minority in…
16 September 2017

Duke knows the danger of looking past against an opponent with a poor record and some befuddling losses -- a team like Baylor.
16 September 2017

Clemson-Louisville is the crown jewel of this week and is attractive enough to bring College GameDay to town, but the rest of the ACC slate is pretty blah. In the Triangle, though? All three teams just need to get wins this week, and none more so than North Carolina traveling to take on a tricky Old…
15 September 2017

Marilyn Payne previews Duke's home game against the Baylor Bears.
15 September 2017

NCAA head coaches voted Duke Basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski the most powerful person in college basketball, with another Blue Devil joining him in the Top 5. CBS Sports recently put together an interesting survey, polling over 100 Division I NCAA coaches to determine who’s the most powe…
13 September 2017

A the Blue Devils improve under David Cutcliffe, the stakes get higher and the records fall.
13 September 2017

Duke is cautious and quick to praise the Baylor Bears, the next challenge on their schedule after a 2-0 start.
12 September 2017

Duke Basketball added another player to the roster for this year’s team with an under-the-radar move adding a talented walk-on point guard. The Blue Devils made headlines in college basketball after adding Marvin Bagley III, who has now been officially cleared by the NCAA, …
12 September 2017

After two games, returning quarterbacks in the ACC have been at least as good as advertised, and the new guys have played much better than fans and media might have expected.
12 September 2017

Two weeks into the season, there's a clear-cut early leader on the area coaches report card list.
11 September 2017

Scenario One: PG- Trevon Duval, Freshman SG- Grayson Allen, Senior SF- Marvin Bagley III, Freshman PF- Wendell Carter jr., Freshman C- Marques Bolden, Sophomore Bench- Gary Trent jr., Freshman (G) , Sophomore (F/C) Alex O’Connell, Freshman (G) Jordan Tucker, Freshman (F) Ja…
11 September 2017

After pointing out the positives in Duke's dominant win versus Northwestern, Steve Logan explains why this season could be the Duke quarterback's last one in college.
10 September 2017

Daniel Jones wasn't happy when his stretch of 202 consecutive passes without an interception came to an end.
10 September 2017

Marilyn Payne and Lauren Brownlow look at Week 2 after assessing NC State, UNC and Duke's first week of play. The pair also discusses which ACC coaching pair would be the best at solving a mystery.
9 September 2017

In a decade under coach David Cutcliffe, Duke has finally started to defeat some of the teams that would regularly beat the Blue Devils.
9 September 2017