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Per an announcement from Duke basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski on Tuesday afternoon, Quinn Cook and Amile Jefferson have been named as co-captains for the 2014-15 season. It will be the first time serving as captain for both players, but both guys have been praised by the coaching staff for the…
1 October 2014 | 1:13 am

Senior Quinn Cook and junior Amile Jefferson have been named team captains for the 2014-15 basketball season, Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski announced Tuesday. Cook and Jefferson are both first-time team captains for the Blue Devils, who will hold their first practice of the season Friday afternoon…
30 September 2014 | 11:06 pm

DURHAM, N.C. – Senior Quinn Cook and junior Amile Jefferson have been named team captains for the 2014-15 season, Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski announced Tuesday. Cook and Jefferson are both first-time team captains for the Blue Devils, who will hold their first practice of the season Friday…
30 September 2014 | 10:30 pm

Newly named Duke captains Quinn Cook, left, and Amile Jefferson double-team N.C. State's Tyler Lewis last season Senior Quinn Cook and junior Amile Jefferson have been given the responsibility of providing leadership to a Duke basketball team whose top players this season are expected to be freshmen…
30 September 2014 | 10:24 pm

Duke Opens Practice Friday, Oct. 3…
30 September 2014 | 9:45 pm

Filling Kenny Dennard’s Giant Shoes On November 17, 1979, number  two ranked Kentucky clashed with number three Duke in the Hall of Fame Tipoff Classic in Springfield. It was the first game of the season for both teams.  As some expected, the game turned into a titanic duel between B…
30 September 2014 | 12:11 pm

While LeBron James is undecided, Kevin Durant told ESPN he intends to return to Team USA for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil after withdrawing from national-team duty shortly before the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.
29 September 2014 | 7:14 pm

With Jabari Parker and Rodney Hood both being selected in the first round of the NBA Draft and Josh Hairston graduating several months earlier, the only member of the Duke frontline who saw consistent play time was Amile Jefferson. Recently, the 6-foot-8 Jefferson has returned to playing after recov…
28 September 2014 | 9:34 pm

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- On a Sunday summer afternoon in 2012, Notre Dame president Rev. John Jenkins and athletic director Jack Swarbrick hopped on a plan...
26 September 2014 | 4:00 pm

Coach K Preview…
25 September 2014 | 3:58 pm

There has been no shortage of hype surrounding the incoming freshman class that Mike Krzyzewski assembled. We all know that Jahlil Okafor is the top rated player in his class and there is little doubt that Tyus Jones will play a significant role from day one.  And Justise Winslow?  He …
24 September 2014 | 11:17 pm

Kansas coach Bill Self and Arizona coach Sean Miller don't see a huge recruiting advantage for Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski or Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim coaching the men's national team. But if there is one, both coaches say they should promote it.
24 September 2014 | 5:53 pm

Former Duke basketball and lacrosse standout Ed Koffenberger passed away Sunday morning in Delaware at the age of 88. Koffenberger had been battling leukemia and was undergoing a second round of chemotherapy when his health rapidly declined. On the basketball court, Koffenberger led the Blue Devils…
24 September 2014 | 4:39 pm

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24 September 2014 | 4:38 pm

There are plenty of reasons for excitement when talking Duke Basketball in that the program constantly maintains excellence.  It’s nothing new for Duke to have a banner class of freshman coming in where they will be molded by Mike Krzyzewski into a unit upon his return for duties with USA…
23 September 2014 | 2:21 pm

According to a story from C.L. Brown of ESPN.com, the Duke basketball program was in good hands over the past couple months while Mike Krzyzewski was focusing much of his time and energy on his responsibilities with USA Basketball. In many ways, it actually provided an opportunity for many guys to s…
22 September 2014 | 11:07 pm

Separating from Duke for nearly two months to coach USA Basketball wasn't easy for Mike Krzyzewski this time simply because he is used to doing it. Se...
22 September 2014 | 2:00 pm

It's been too long since we had a weekly wrap-up, so I'm bringing back Best/Worst. But there is one problem. Almost everything has been the...
19 September 2014 | 11:38 pm

Having won 983 games and four national titles as a college head coach, Mike Krzyzewski is considered by many to be the greatest coach in the history of college basketball. Krzyzewski's achievements aren't limited to the college game either, as along with Jerry Colangelo he's helped rejuvenate a USA…
19 September 2014 | 9:01 pm

Coach K Feature…
19 September 2014 | 5:00 pm

Mike Krzyzewski says his side job as coach of U.S. national team does not give him an unfair advantage at Duke. Krzyzewski met with media in Durham Thursday for the first time since leading the Americans to the gold medal at the Basketball World Cup in Spain.
19 September 2014 | 11:14 am

Mike Krzyzewski says his side job as coach of U.S. national team does not give him an unfair advantage at Duke. Krzyzewski met with media in Durham on Thursday for the first time since leading the Americans to the gold medal at the FIBA World Cup in Spain.
19 September 2014 | 7:00 am

Duke men's basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski called "utterly ridiculous" the notion from skeptics that his role with USA Basketball is a means to gain a recruiting advantage for his college team. In part responding to a Yahoo! Sports columnist's criticism of the way USA Basketball enables Krzyzewski…
19 September 2014 | 5:54 am

Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski speaks to members of the media during a press conference in Durham, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014.
19 September 2014 | 1:42 am

It took less than 24 hours for Mike Krzyzewski to shake off jet lag after winning another gold medal for the Hall of Fame coach to see his Duke team on the court again. That was Tuesday when the Blue Devils went through a one-hour workout as part of their offseason training program.
18 September 2014 | 11:34 pm

Coach K Talks to Media Thursday…
18 September 2014 | 8:55 pm

Mike Krzyzewski addressed the media Thursday morning at Cameron Indoor Stadium for the first time since returning from Spain Monday night. Duke's Hall of Fame basketball coach led Team USA to a 129-92 trouncing of Serbia in the FIBA World Cup of Basketball gold medal game in Madrid, Spain on Sunday.
18 September 2014 | 8:10 pm

C.L. Brown discusses Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski's denial that coaching Team USA gives him a recruiting advantage:…
18 September 2014 | 8:08 pm

It was clear, after 30 minutes of questions and answers about his involvement with USA Basketball, that Mike Krzyzewski was unhappy about being accused of using his ties to the organization, its Mike Krzyzewski: Photo with Paul George not orchestrated DURHAM, N.C. - It was clear, after 30 minutes of…
18 September 2014 | 5:05 pm

Mike Krzyzewski defends his work with USA Basketball The Duke coach is coming off a U.S. title in the FIBA World Cup. Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://usat.ly/1s8Crpv DURHAM, N.C. - Mike Krzyzewski wanted to talk about USA Basketball winning yet another gold medal in international compet…
18 September 2014 | 5:04 pm

Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports recently wrote a scathing commentary on USA Basketball , pointing a lot of criticism in the direction of Duke basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski. Column: End's coming for NBA's veteran stars in FIBA and USA Basketball, which is little more than a Duke facade.
18 September 2014 | 3:53 pm

During today’s press conference, Duke Basketball Coach Mike Krzyzewski started by saying he would not address a spiteful article from Adrian Wojnarowki.  The article sparked a lot of talk right after Team USA won another Gold Medal.  As the conference continued, he altered his e…
18 September 2014 | 3:45 pm

That's because this scud missile of a piece , written by Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski Sunday night, has created interesting collateral damage and a lot of discussion over Coach K's role as Team USA guru. The column linked above is primarily a takedown of the current arrangement for USA Basketbal…
18 September 2014 | 2:42 pm

Less than a week after Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski launched a scathing missive criticizing Mike Krzyzewski of exploiting his involvement with USA Basketball to reap recruiting rewards, the Duke coach responded during a press conference on Thursday. He called the notion that he hand-picked top r…
18 September 2014 | 2:38 pm

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said the notion that coaching USA Basketball gives him a recruiting advantage is "utterly ridiculous."…
18 September 2014 | 1:09 pm

Hall of fame coaches Jim Boeheim and Mike Krzyzewski are usually pitted against each other, but Boeheim publicly defended his rival coach on Wednesday in response to a scathing article blasting the Duke coach for using his Team USA job as a recruiting tool. Among Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski's m…
17 September 2014 | 8:31 pm

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim returned from his trip to Spain with USA Basketball and refuted a Yahoo article that portrayed the program as a propaganda piece for Duke basketball. Boeheim, sitting behind his desk at the Melo Center on Wednesday with a lunch of Pepsi and popcorn, took aim at many of the…
17 September 2014 | 7:36 pm

United States and Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski, center, is surrounded by his players during the final World Cup basketball game against Serbia.
16 September 2014 | 7:24 pm

A look around the college football scene to keep track of how Virginia's opponents did in Week 3. The bad guys combined for a 7-3 record, with two teams on bye. Fantastic win over Louisville this weekend for the Hoos.
15 September 2014 | 11:10 pm

Following Sunday’s conclusion of a dominating march through the FIBA World Cup for Mike Krzyzewski and the entire USA Basketball program, an article written by Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports was posted that was highly critical of Coach K and Team USA. He essentially says Krzyzewski has be…
15 September 2014 | 11:01 pm

If you somehow missed it, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports wrote about the United States steamrolling Serbia in the finals of the World Cup of Basketball and, in the process, took aim at Mike Krzyzewski and the Duke Blue Devils . In short, Woj's point was this: that the only person truly benefitti…
15 September 2014 | 5:42 pm

U.S. Senate candidate and Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes goes skeet-shooting in her campaign's latest television ad in an attempt to make it clear that she's "not Barack Obama." The ad, released Monday, has Grimes firing critiques toward her opponent, Senate Minority Leader Mitc…
15 September 2014 | 4:24 pm

When Team USA goes to the U.S. Military Academy to practice on its pre-tournament tour, guess what the stories are: Krzyzewski returns to his West Point roots. There's Coach K with the cadets.
15 September 2014 | 3:28 pm

Of course Mike Krzyzewski is using his position as Team USA coach to raise his profile for the benefit of Duke. Who can blame him? Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! has an article out today that Team USA basketball is all about Mike Krzyzewski's recruiting and little else, and that there is nothing but r…
15 September 2014 | 2:05 pm

Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes uses a shotgun in her new campaign commercial to distance herself from Barack Obama. The 35-year-old is shown skeet shooting in Mark Putnam's newest spot for her campaign against Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell.
15 September 2014 | 1:33 pm

MADRID -- Mike Krzyzewski knew exactly how he wanted to celebrate. As soon as he made it back to Team USA's locker room, Coach K reached for his phone...
15 September 2014 | 4:18 am

As we start to inch closer to the start of Duke basketball, it’s becoming more common to see previews of the 2014-15 college basketball season. Last season was an up-and-down year full of surprises around the country, including a thrilling NCAA Tournament, and let’s hope this year can de…
12 September 2014 | 8:09 pm

Team USA has been squashing the competition at the FIBA Basketball World Cup, and with Spain knocked off, Mike Krzyzewski's squad has an easy road to ...
12 September 2014 | 7:04 pm

While the name seems to indicate that they don't care too much about anything but basketball, I assure you that JD King over at Duke Basketball Report does in fact cover their football team too. He was gracious enough to answer a few questions going into this week's game.
12 September 2014 | 5:05 pm

Kenneth Faried was the only player willing to say what at least a few members of Team USA are presumably feeling after advancing to a gold-medal game that won't have Spain on the other side.
11 September 2014 | 10:36 pm