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The next installment in our Duke Football Team Preview leads us to the offensive line. This was a unit that might have been the strongest on the team last year with players such as OG Laken Tomlinson and OT Takoby Cofield earning post-season awards. The unit was so good last year that they led the […
28 May 2015 | 2:00 pm
The Duke basketball program has experienced incredible success over the past two months. Between winning the 2015 national championship, bringing in the No. 1 ranked incoming recruiting class in college basketball, and preparing to have at least three players drafted, it’s a great time to be a…
28 May 2015 | 12:39 pm
The Duke basketball program has experienced incredible success over the past two months. Between winning the 2015 national championship, bringing in the No. 1 ranked incoming recruiting class in college basketball, and preparing to have at least three players drafted, it’s a great time to be a…
28 May 2015 | 12:39 pm
Duke staff is ready to try again. Coach K and Jeff Capel spoke for a bit Wednesday on Duke's incoming class. Suffice it to say they're happy. If you're going to shop Amazon please start here and help DBR Order your championship t-shirt today! Drop us a line Check out K's comments: "We'll ha…
28 May 2015 | 6:32 am
At one point, which seems unlikely in retrospect, there were two coaches in the ACC named Bill Foster: Duke's came first, in 1975, and by 1978 led Duke to the national title game. Three years later, he was at South Carolina and a young and unknown coach from Army showed up in Durham and the Coach…
28 May 2015 | 6:12 am
As if there wasn't enough pessimism already surrounding the UVA football program, oddsmakers have set the over/under for the Cavaliers at just 4.5 wins for the upcoming season. While the out-of-conference schedule is nightmarish, Mike London should be able to get 5 or maybe even 6 wins out of his te…
28 May 2015 | 5:16 am
Thon Maker's guardian details 5-star's interest in ASU Versatile power forward could have a unique opportunity in Tempe. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1HMO78G Thon Maker of team USA takes a shot during adidas Eurocamp day one at La Ghirada sports center on June 7, 2014 in Trev…
28 May 2015 | 1:23 am
For the 13th straight summer, Duke head basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski is hosting the K Academy fantasy camp.
27 May 2015 | 10:45 pm
DURHAM — When many Duke basketball alums began gathering this week for the 13th edition of K Academy on the university’s campus, to coach Mike Krzyzewski it seemed like the annual event arrived relatively soon on the calendar. That’s because of the ...
27 May 2015 | 9:56 pm
And we felt like they would see it." So while Duke lost four starters from last year’s team — Quinn Cook, Jahlil Okafor, Tyus Jones and Justise Winslow — the Blue Devils are gaining four top-25 recruits: Ingram (No. 3, according to ESPN), forward ...
27 May 2015 | 6:40 pm
ACC basketball schedules won’t be released until later in the summer, but according to Utah State’s official athletic website, Duke will play the Aggies at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Nov. 29.… Read More »…
27 May 2015 | 5:09 pm
Unlike a year ago, Duke’s time to rebuild its basketball roster ... That freshman class, anchored by starters Jahlil Okafor, Tyus Jones and Justise Winslow, helped carry the Blue Devils to a 35-4 record and the school’s fifth NCAA championship.
27 May 2015 | 4:07 pm
The NBA East belongs to the Cavaliers now, but LeBron James was unsatisfied as he spoke about "unfinished business" Tuesday night. This will be the fifth straight NBA Finals for James, the latest coming, of course, in the first year of the Return of the King.
27 May 2015 | 4:03 pm
The Brooklyn Nets need to do something, anything to improve their long-term outlook this offseason. One of those things might be trading big man Mason Plumlee , according to ESPN's Marc Stein: And I'm hearing teams have indeed begun to inquire about availability of Mason Plumlee based on belief Nets…
27 May 2015 | 3:00 pm
Game 4 delivered the answer. Irving needed to make an appearance even more than the Cavs needed him to with Roller Derby Delly not up to par and with the prospect of the Golden State Warriors to come.
27 May 2015 | 1:57 pm
Dec 23, 2014; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Brooklyn Nets forward Joe Johnson and center Mason Plumlee react after defeating the Denver Nuggets at the Barclays Center. The Nets defeated the Nuggets 102-96.
27 May 2015 | 1:49 pm
The Duke basketball team will get a visit from Utah State as part of the schedule for the 2015-16 season. According to the Herald Journal News in Utah, new Utah State head coach Tim Duryea announced on Tuesday afternoon that the Aggies would be traveling to Cameron Indoor Stadium to take on the defe…
27 May 2015 | 1:30 pm
The Duke basketball team will get a visit from Utah State as part of the schedule for the 2015-16 season. According to the Herald Journal News in Utah, new Utah State head coach Tim Duryea announced on Tuesday afternoon that the Aggies would be traveling to Cameron Indoor Stadium to take on the defe…
27 May 2015 | 1:30 pm
After a dominant freshman season, Jahlil Okafor is now planning for the next step in his basketball career. When the 2015 NBA Draft takes place in Brooklyn, N.Y., at the Barclays Center on June 25, Okafor is expected to be taken with one of the first picks of the night. The 6’11”, 270-po…
27 May 2015 | 12:52 pm
After a dominant freshman season, Jahlil Okafor is now planning for the next step in his basketball career. When the 2015 NBA Draft takes place in Brooklyn, N.Y., at the Barclays Center on June 25, Okafor is expected to be taken with one of the first picks of the night. The 6’11”, 270-po…
27 May 2015 | 12:52 pm
Today in the Morning Rumble, UNC's possible postseason ban, Chris Collins receives an extension, a Thon Maker update and Xavier schedules an ACC opponent for the next two seasons. I found this piece by Rob Dauster of NBC Sports very interesting.
27 May 2015 | 12:32 pm
Indiana has two scholarships remaining and while head coach Tom Crean is said to be pushing hard to land the prospect, Maker isn't expected to enroll in a college until at least December.
27 May 2015 | 11:36 am
Following up his and Mike Mazzeo's "summer scoop" of Tuesday, Marc Stein tweeted early Wednesday that teams have approached the Nets about back-up center Mason Plumlee. And I'm hearing teams have indeed begun to inquire about availability of Mason Plumlee based on belief Nets willing to move young b…
27 May 2015 | 11:13 am
Mar 20, 2015; Omaha, NE, USA; Indiana Hoosiers head coach Tom Crean during the second half in the second round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament against the Wichita State Shockers at CenturyLink Center. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports Indiana has not lessened its pursuit of 5-star talent…
27 May 2015 | 9:11 am
The second-seeded Duke women's golf team made a great run at the 2015 NCAA Championship, but the Blue Devils came up just short in the semifinals against third-seeded Baylor, 3-2, in match play at the 6,468-yard, par 72 Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla.
27 May 2015 | 3:25 am
The news was revealed about 30 minutes before Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals: Kyrie Irving had been medically cleared to play for the first time since the series opener. After so much frustration -- lottery trips, roster turnover, losing streaks, coaching changes and injuries -- Irving want…
27 May 2015 | 3:14 am
It was Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski, calling to say congratulations. Roach, a former Duke golfer, had won the El Bosque Mexico Championship in April. It was his first victory on the Web.com Tour and a big step toward his goal of returning to the ...
27 May 2015 | 1:00 am
Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving will play in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Atlanta Hawks after sitting out the last two games. Irving has been sidelined because of a case of tendinitis in his left knee.
26 May 2015 | 11:01 pm
The Duke women's golf team didn't have its best score of the season in Monday's final round at the NCAA Championship, but the Blue Devils featured eight key birdies down the stretch to place second overall heading into match play Tuesday 6,468-yard, par 72 Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla.
26 May 2015 | 7:09 pm
After falling behind 4-1 early against seventh-seeded Texas Tech Tuesday morning, the second-seeded Duke women's golf team rallied to win, 4-1, on its way to advancing to the NCAA Championship semifinals of match play, which will take place Tuesday, May 26 beginning at 1:30 p.m.
26 May 2015 | 7:09 pm
Through three seasons in the NBA, Jeremy Lamb's career path has been similar to Milwaukee guard Jerryd Bayless'. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman Jeremy Lamb is a puzzling ballplayer.
26 May 2015 | 6:39 pm
Jeremy Lamb is a puzzling ballplayer. He's skilled, he's athletic. He can dribble reasonably well and shoot really well at times and jump through the gym and he rebounds exceptionally well.
26 May 2015 | 5:49 pm
With two scholarships still open ahead of next season, IU coach Tom Crean hasn't tempered his pursuit of talented, versatile big man Thon Maker in IU still among schools recruiting Thon Maker hardest With two scholarships still open ahead of next season, IU coach Tom Crean hasn't tempered his pursui…
26 May 2015 | 3:43 pm
Each season produced more of what his coaches wanted to see. By the time Takoby Cofield was a senior at Duke, he had become the player they hoped. His...
26 May 2015 | 2:45 pm
Watch Cleveland Cavaliers Lebron James talk about sacrificing your body during the playoff to win as they prepare at Cleveland Clinic Courts on Monday to face the Atlanta Hawks in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals with a 3-0 lead in the series. His ankle? His knee? Back? Or how about those pes…
25 May 2015 | 10:50 pm
Duke is off to a great start on the recruiting trail for a second straight class. This year, David Cutcliffe and staff currently reside among Recruiti...
25 May 2015 | 5:30 pm
The best player still available in the Class of 2015 is Thon Maker, a top ten player whose journey has been well-documented. Maker is a native of Sudan.
25 May 2015 | 4:40 pm
It's the offseason. It's summer. Let's celebrate the moment that really might have turned Cal men's basketball around! "I lost track of time.
25 May 2015 | 2:48 pm
Cavaliers' guard Kyrie Irving is a game time decision for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Atlanta Hawks due to tendinitis in his left knee.
24 May 2015 | 9:31 pm
Bobby Hurley and Arizona State remain in pursuit of Thon Maker, a Top 10 recruit who could change the direction of the program. Maker is a 7-foot, ASU basketball remains in hunt for 5-star Thon Maker Bobby Hurley and Arizona State remain in pursuit of Thon Maker, a Top 10 recruit who could change th…
24 May 2015 | 7:57 pm
A look at Detroit Lions undrafted free agent Anthony Boone and how he fits into the team's plans in 2015. Each year, the Detroit Lions typically bring in one undrafted quarterback as an extra camp body.
24 May 2015 | 6:34 pm
The Nike EYBL is playing its final spring session this weekend as the league's teams fight for a spot in Peach Jam in July. Elite Class of 2016 forward Harry Giles continued a dominant spring while 2016's best point guard, Dennis Smith, battled 2016's best perimeter defender, De'Aaron Fox.
24 May 2015 | 5:33 pm
UNC and the NOA Finally, the first step in the process for The University of North Carolina has begun: the school announced this past Friday that it has received the Notice of Allegations from the NCAA. The school has 90 days to appeal the allegations, after which they would await a hearing before t…
24 May 2015 | 12:32 am
Kyrie Irving was on the practice court Saturday testing the new, small brace on his sore left knee and remains "questionable" to play in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals, Cavaliers coach David Blatt said. Irving did not play in the Cavaliers' 94-82 win in Game 2 over the Atlanta Hawks on Frid…
23 May 2015 | 8:26 pm
Aly Messinger had three goals and two assists to help North Carolina beat Duke 16-7 on Friday in the NCAA women's lacrosse semifinals at PPL Park.
23 May 2015 | 2:04 am
Under a canopy of towering oak trees in an Alabama park, Duke University football coach David Cutcliffe learned a valuable lesson as a child, he said at Durham Academy's 41st commencement exercises Friday. After an afternoon of playing, he and his five siblings had sprinted back to the family's 1952…
23 May 2015 | 1:51 am
Bobby Hurley's effect on ASU basketball in his first few months as head coach can be seen everywhere. The Sun Devils released their non-conference schedule yesterday and instead of a November and December filled with cupcakes, fans see names like Kentucky, Creighton, UNLV and Texas A&M.
22 May 2015 | 10:33 pm
One of the most talented and enigmatic players remaining in the 2015 class is still communicating quite a bit with Indiana. ESPN Recruiting Insider Jeff Borzello has a fresh gulp of water for those thirsting for news regarding the 2015 5-star forward Thon Maker: Thon Maker's guardian tells ESPN that…
22 May 2015 | 7:38 pm
Cleveland Cavaliers' guard Kyrie Irving will sit out tonight's Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Atlanta Hawks due to a problematic left knee. Irving was listed as questionable this morning and did not participate in morning shootaround.
22 May 2015 | 7:17 pm
James' 18 isolation possessions in Game 1 were the most by any player during the 2015 playoffs, according to SportVu. ATLANTA -- Scribbles in my notebook as the Cavaliers prepare to face Atlanta in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference playoffs: 1. If I loved the Atlanta Hawks, I'd be upset that DeMarre…
22 May 2015 | 5:11 pm