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Last-minute wins for both Duke and North Carolina Saturday helped got the eyes of the conference and individual performances in the wins were recognized Monday.
26 September 2016

The Week 4 coaching grades are out and a familiar face is back at the top of the class.
26 September 2016

Joe Ovies and Lauren Brownlow tell folks not to diminish Duke's road win at Notre Dame just because the Irish might not be good, plus reckless speculation about Jimbo Fisher and Larry Fedora possibly considering LSU vacancy.
26 September 2016

The Duke Report team is busy getting ready for the 2016-17 ACC Basketball season, which should be one of the best conferences college basketball, once again. Duke is considered by many to be the favorite to win the conference, which all of us agree with. As part of our preview content to help you ge…
26 September 2016

26 September 2016

Duke redshirt senior safety and three-time All-America kick returner DeVon Edwards will miss the remainder of the 2016 season after suffering torn left anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments in Saturday's 38-35 win over Notre Dame.
25 September 2016

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly fired defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder on Sunday, hours after an embarrassing 38-35 home loss to Duke dropped the Fighting Irish — who started the season ranked No. 10 — to 1-3.
25 September 2016

Duke coach David Cutcliffe need not have worried about AJ Reed's confidence.
25 September 2016

Duke and Notre Dame are looking to stop being consistently inconsistent.
24 September 2016

It has been a while since I have updated this blog.   As always head over to www.dukereport.com for the latest on Duke basketball and football.  CTC is exactly a month away from today (October 22nd)!   You can feel the excitement among Duke fans on social media as this upcoming Duke t…
22 September 2016

22 September 2016

Coastal teams have taken two of three from the Atlantic Division thus far. That lead could grow to 3-1 Coastal when Clemson lines up in Atlanta, unless the Tigers can find a way to give Dabo Swinney his first ever win at Georgia Tech.
21 September 2016

Episode 1: Brian and Coach Bill talk recruiting targets with Corey Evans The post Sunday Night Duke Episode 1 appeared first on Duke Blog.
19 September 2016

Former Blue Devil Brandon Ingram was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers with the #2 pick in the NBA Draft but will not be a starter for the upcoming season. Former Duke wing Brandon Ingram has high expectations heading into his rookie NBA season receiving Kobe Bryant’s old locker, voted b…
19 September 2016

Clayton Thorson threw for 320 yards and three touchdowns, Justin Jackson rushed for 94 yards, and Northwestern defeated Duke 24-13 on Saturday night.
18 September 2016

Duke and Northwestern come into Saturday's game (8 p.m. / Big Ten Network / Buzz Sports Radio) trying to shake off losses and get headed back in the right direction.
16 September 2016

Former Blue Devil yrie Irving was shockingly left out of the top 10 in a list of the top guards heading into the 2016-17 NBA season. Bleacher Report recently released a list of the top 71 guards heading into the upcoming NBA season, but Cleveland Cavaliers guard and former Duke Blue Devil Kyrie Irvi…
15 September 2016

The Atlantic Coast Conference announced on Wednesday that it will move 10 scheduled conference championships, including the Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship, out of the state of North Carolina.
14 September 2016

Duke Men’s Basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski is working with Duke alums to help launch a digital leadership development platform. Mike Krzyzewski has been extremely busy coaching the Duke Men’s Basketball program, recruiting new players, leading the men’s national tea…
14 September 2016

The future is bright for one of the biggest names in college basketball, as the Duke Blue Devils are favorites coming into the upcoming NCAA season. Mike Krzyzewski won Gold with Team USA at the Olympics this year and will hope to take this winning mentality into the new campaign. Duke has all the r…
13 September 2016

The Atlantic Coast Conference recently announced the official conference basketball schedule for the upcoming NCAA season. The ACC recently released the 2016-17 men’s basketball schedule featuring 135 regular season conference games for the upcoming season. Duke will most likely enter the seas…
12 September 2016

Per Duke Sports Information: DURHAM, N.C. – The Duke men’s basketball program, in conjunction with the Atlantic Coast Conference, announced its 2016-17 league schedule on Monday. In addition to the ACC slate, Duke learned times and television assignments for the majority of its previousl…
12 September 2016

Blue Devil freshman forward Jayson Tatum was recently drew comparisons to former all-time Duke Basketball great Grant Hill. Bleacher Report recently released a list comparing the top college small forwards to current and former NBA players. Duke freshman Jayson Tatum made the list and was compared t…
9 September 2016

Former Duke star and first overall pick Elton Brand recently re-signed with the Philadelphia 76ers on a one-year contract. The Philadelphia 76ers recently announced the re-signing of former Blue Devil Elton Brand to a one year NBA deal. Brand is heading into his 17th NBA season at 37 years old. Elto…
8 September 2016

After a big opening weekend that included two wins over SEC schools, Bob Holliday assesses where the ACC is to start 2016.
6 September 2016

CBS Sports highlights overlooked senior captain Matt Jones as the player who could be key to Duke Basketball’s success this season. The Duke Men’s Basketball team has very high expectations for the upcoming college basketball season, and are currently the favorites to win the 2017 nation…
6 September 2016

Three former Duke Basketball players were ranked among the Top 10 most intriguing young NBA players that are younger than 20 years old. The NBA recently released a list of the ten most intriguing players younger than 20 years old along with their strengths and weaknesses. Former Duke Basketball…
6 September 2016

Duke eased past NC Central 49-6 in its opener as the Blue Devils debuted their first rookie quarterback since 1997 -- the same year starter Daniel Jones was born.
4 September 2016

The most extreme weather faced by the Duke football team includes a relocated Rose Bowl game, a drenching in Death Valley against Clemson and a cold but victorious trip to Chapel Hill for the Battle of the Victory Bell.
3 September 2016

With the 2017 College Basketball season fast approaching Coach K has put together a monster squad of talent and depth. Duke has always been a talented team they have never lacked for that but in recent years depth and developing depth have been an Achilles heel for the Blue Devils. This year will be…
2 September 2016

Former Blue Devil Brandon Ingram recently appeared in an interesting GQ Men’s Fashion ad featuring “Interesting Men in Suits”. Former Duke forward Brandon Ingram has been getting used to life in California after being selected with the 2nd pick by the Los Angeles Lakers. The&n…
31 August 2016

This time last year, Duke redshirt freshman Daniel Jones was taking tips from quarterback Thomas Sirk on the practice field as he ran the scout team. Jones didn't expect he would be Sirk's replacement before the start of the 2016 season.
30 August 2016

Duke quarterback Thomas Sirk will miss the 2016 season after partially tearing the Achilles tendon he ruptured in February Thursday evening in practice, head coach David Cutcliffe announced Saturday.
27 August 2016

6’6, 2017 Wing guard Alex O’Connell out of Milton, GA, committed to Coach K and Duke University today. Alex committed to Duke just 2 days after announcing that he’d been offered by Coach K. Alex’s father, David, played at Duke from 1973 to 1976.     The post 2017 4…
26 August 2016

Joe Ovies and Wes Durham discuss Coach K's role with Team USA and whether or not it gives him an unfair advantage at Duke.
25 August 2016

Mike Kyzyzewski no longer holds the torch as Team USA men's basketball's head coach. But his successor is a mastermind of the sport and a man K knows will continue his patriotic pattern.
22 August 2016

Mike Krezyzewski has served his final season as head coach of the USA men's basketball team. He told reporters upon his arrival at RDU Monday that he was looking forward to getting back to his Duke job and being at home.
22 August 2016

It was finally time for the Olympic games to be played with the United States looking for a third straight Gold Medal.  The opener against China was a decisive win as expected.  The next game against Venezuela proved to be more of a challenge at the start as the teams were tied after one q…
22 August 2016

Coming off their first bowl win since 1961, Duke enters the 2016 season riding high. They hosted their annual Meet the Devils event Saturday in Durham.
20 August 2016

When USA basketball plays Wednesday afternoon, head coach Mike Krzyzewski will get the scouting report on Argentina from his associate head coach at Duke, Jeff Capel. Coach K and Capel have a long time relationship.
17 August 2016

Duke's Abby Johnston competed in the diving finals Sunday in Rio, doing five dives before finishing in 12th place. By her side were her family and her coach who has been with her every step of the way for two years.
14 August 2016

Ken Medline reports from Duke August camp where Blue Devils quarterback Thomas Sirk is on his way to a complete recovery after a quick recovery from off-season injury.
13 August 2016

One of the things being heard from players and coaches in the USA basketball program is the environment is making them better. Mike Krzyzewski offered an interesting comment after Wednesday's win over Austrailia on how he has grown as a coach.
12 August 2016

There are bigger expectations within the Duke football program after the Blue Devils finally ended their 54-year bowl game victory drpught last December. The first thing the team did to work toward accomplishing their higher goals at the start of 2016: get stronger.
8 August 2016

Braxton Deaver's path to the National Football League could've been deterred by two season-ending injuries at Duke University, or by going undrafted in the 2016 NFL Draft.
6 August 2016

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3 August 2016

The time for the Olympics is finally approaching after the other countries completed a grueling process to grab the remaining spots in the tournament.  The United States already clinched their spot two years ago and hosts Brazil also secured an automatic slot.  After seven teams clinched s…
3 August 2016

Braxton Deaver knows the view all too well, but from the flip side of the barricades that separates the Carolina Panthers practice field from the stands. Now, he's hoping to make the most of his opportunity with his hometown team.
31 July 2016

Per Duke Sports Information: Jones Named Summer League MVP July 17, 2016 LAS VEGAS – Former Duke star and current Minnesota Timberwolves guard Tyus Jones was named MVP of the 2016 Samsung NBA Summer League on Sunday night after scoring 29 points in a semifinal win to send the team to Monday&rs…
18 July 2016

The post The OffSeason w/ @JonScheyer: Episodes 5 & 6 / Gerald Henderson & Jabari Parker – so good appeared first on Duke Blog.
16 July 2016