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27 May 2016 | 6:57 am
The playoffs continue on, and the Milwaukee Bucks continue to watch. But hopefully the team, behind our core trio of young talented players, will be able to keep the Bucks relevant through May .
26 May 2016 | 3:04 pm
Danny Doyle, a junior defensive end at Duke, was in a team meeting when his Duke coach David Cutcliffe received a phone call: From Doyle’s parents. It turned out Cutcliffe had called them that morning to tell them what he was about to tell the whole team ...
26 May 2016 | 10:38 am
Cleveland Cavaliers G Kyrie Irving scored 23 points in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Toronto Raptors Wednesday, May 25. Tip: Irving has scored at least 20 points in six of his last seven games and has played at least 30 minutes in ...
25 May 2016 | 10:21 pm
The good thing about a "no leaks" policy is that the entire NBA doesn't know your business, but the bad part is that fans and media don't have any information until a deal goes down. Enter wild speculation.
25 May 2016 | 3:56 pm
ACC/Big Ten Challenge…
25 May 2016 | 3:30 pm
A late Duke rally was for naught Tuesday in the opening game of the ACC Baseball Tournament as No. 10 Wake Forest held on for a 4-3 win, advancing to pool play.
25 May 2016 | 2:43 am
Duke Men’s Basketball adds to their already difficult 2016-17 schedule with match-up against Michigan State in ACC-Big Ten Challenge this fall. The match-ups for the 2016 ACC-Big Ten Challenge have just been announced, and Duke will compete against Michigan State to highlight the event fo…
24 May 2016 | 11:20 pm
Duke coach David Cutcliffe make one walk-on's day Tuesday, May 26, 2016 when he offered him a scholarship in a unique way. Congrats to former walk-on, junior defensive end Danny Doyle, who "is duly rewarded for his hard work and perseverance by being made a full scholarship member of the Duke Footba…
24 May 2016 | 10:11 pm
There have been some great names in the ACC Tournament in recent years, some of which will be back this year. Though we do have to bid a fond and early farewell to guys who would have been sure contenders for the best name. I wish I had a montage prepared, but alas.
24 May 2016 | 10:06 pm
Scholarship season has commenced, and after the stunt David Cutcliffe pulled this week, Duke has set the early standard for programs around the countr...
24 May 2016 | 9:00 pm
Like most college and pro sports the end of games does not mean the end of activity. The term off-season has become antiquated in sports because as we all know as soon as the last second ticks off the clock the preparation for the next season begins – in all honesty it’s going on through…
24 May 2016 | 8:28 pm
Duke Football head coach David Cutcliffe extended a scholarship offer this evening to Three-Star 2017 QB Jay Urich. "Got off the phone with coach Cutcliffe and he offered," Urich told BlueDevilLair.com. Cutcliffe, a veteran head coach, offensive ...
24 May 2016 | 8:11 pm
Duke will play host to Michigan State and North Carolina will visit Indiana in the marquee matchups of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
24 May 2016 | 7:37 pm
Seth Curry: More than just Stephen Curry's brother The younger Curry showed a lot of potential this season with the Sacramento Kings Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1VgToew Seth Curry, better known as the younger brother of back-to-back NBA MVP Stephen Curry, has spent the past…
24 May 2016 | 5:47 pm
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24 May 2016 | 3:44 pm
In what should be a very entertaining game Duke will host Tom Izzo and a tough Michigan State squad in the ACC – Big10 Challenge: ACC/Big Ten Challenge: Michigan State at Duke North Carolina at Indiana Syracuse at Wisconsin Pitt at Maryland NC State at Illinois Nebraska at Clemson Iowa at Notr…
24 May 2016 | 1:29 pm
Peter V. Neffenger, the agency's administrator, removed Kelly Hoggan as part of an overhaul after facing a backlash over waits at airport security lines and management problems.
24 May 2016 | 5:30 am
Rappers and Toronto Raptors part owner Drake was in attendance for his team's Game 4 win Thursday and, as usual, was an animated presence on the sidelines.
24 May 2016 | 4:53 am
Duke freshman Virginia Elena Carta won the NCAA individual title Monday for her first college victory, closing with a 3-under 69 and an eight-shot victory.
24 May 2016 | 3:41 am
Former Duke football star Anthony oone was injured after a car crash with Carolina Panthers linebacker Shaq Thompson. Duke Football received some bad news after it was reported that former Blue Devil quarterback Anthony oone was involved in a car accident with Carolina Panthers linebacker…
24 May 2016 | 12:36 am
Duke baseball is on the brink of their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 1961, but they first have to maneuver the ACC Tournament. Leading the Blue Devils is a trio of veteran arms who joke of 'AARP pumps' and 'assisted living racks'.
23 May 2016 | 10:56 pm
As this video explains , Portland Trail Blazers center Mason Plumlee has joined up with Moment to raise funds for Project Mediashare , an organization working to improve quality of life in Haiti. Moment's process is pretty simple: for a donation of $125 the athlete sponsoring the campaign will recor…
23 May 2016 | 8:45 pm
The Portland Trail Blazers 2015-16 season ended with a loss to the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference semifinals. Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen and general manager Neil Olshey have a busy summer ahead of them with several free agents on their current team roster including guard Gerald…
23 May 2016 | 3:04 pm
The NBA game is evolving into a spread the floor and going outside in. Guys like Stephen Curry have helped revolutionize the game.
23 May 2016 | 2:07 pm
On Monday, Marty Pocius and Zalgiris booked their spot in the Finals after sweeping the Semifinals with an 80-72 Game 3 win over Juventus.  Marty had 2 points and 6 assists in 17 minutes.  Renaldas Seibutis had 12 points, Brock Motum and Jerome Randle had 11 points each, and Ian Vougioukas…
23 May 2016 | 1:16 pm
With the Portland Trail Blazers 2015-16 season wrapped, we evaluate the roster player-by-player, handing the personnel decisions over to the fans to decide which players should stay and which should go. Position: G Height/Weight: 6-5/215 Age: 28 NBA experience: Seven seasons 2015-16 salary: $6 milli…
23 May 2016 | 1:06 pm
Near the end of Game 3, Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving left the bench in apparent pain. As he headed to the locker room, Irving had to be helped to the back by a trainer and entered the locker room in pain: Sincerely hope Kyrie is ok but it does look like he's suffering from extreme he…
22 May 2016 | 4:31 am
Duke secured the No. 7 in the 2016 ACC Tournament and will face 10th-seeded Wake Forest at 11 a.m., Tuesday, May 24 at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
22 May 2016 | 12:46 am
Tied 1-1 after four innings, the series finale between Duke and Pittsburgh was cancelled due to inclement weather.
21 May 2016 | 9:22 pm
After two consecutive blowouts, including one strange Kyle Lowry episode, there hadn’t been much to celebrate about the Toronto Raptors in the conference finals. The Cleveland Cavs pummeled them by an average of 25 points per game and owned a 2-0 lead ...
21 May 2016 | 6:53 pm
Duke scored the first seven runs and held off a late Pitt rally to down the Panthers, 7-5, Friday evening at Charles L. Cost Field. With the victory, Duke (33-21, 14-15 ACC) became the seventh team to clinch a spot in the upcoming ACC Tournament.
21 May 2016 | 5:24 am
Two former Duke Basketball teammates earned NBA All-Rookie awards after their performances this season. Duke Men’s Basketball had two players recognized among the top first-year players in the National Basketball Association by earning NBA All-Rookie team honors. Former Blu…
20 May 2016 | 2:52 pm
Down to its final out, Duke rallied for runs in the ninth and 10th innings to defeat Pitt, 2-1, in the series opener Thursday evening at Charles L. Leblanc Field.
20 May 2016 | 2:29 am
Duke head men's basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski and his staff announced two additions to the Blue Devils' top-ranked 2016 recruiting class on Thursday, as Marques Bolden and Jack White have signed on to join the program beginning in 2016-17.
19 May 2016 | 10:30 pm
Five-star center Marques Bolden picked Duke over Kentucky, Blue Devils Twitter account has fun with it.
19 May 2016 | 10:29 pm
Dallas Mavericks center Salah Mejri, left, of Tunisia, defends against a drive to the basket by Philadelphia 76ers' Jahlil Okafor in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, in Dallas. After being selected as the No.
19 May 2016 | 9:30 pm
Heat forward Justise Winslow was named to the NBA All-Rookie second team Thursday, earning more first-team votes than any rookie who was not named to the first team. Winslow received first-team votes from 44 of the 130 media members who voted.
19 May 2016 | 8:14 pm
Marques Bolden today announced his intentions to attend Duke University and be coached by hall-of-famer Mike Krzyzewski. Bolden, a 6’11 center out of DeSoto High School, will be the final piece to a stud class that includes: Frank Jackson, Jayson Tatum, Jack White, Harry Giles and Javin DeLaur…
19 May 2016 | 6:44 pm
Gary Trent Jr. Scores 46 Points in OT Win for Howard Pulley The post Gary Trent Jr. Scores 46 Points in OT Win for Howard Pulley #duketarget appeared first on Duke Blog.
19 May 2016 | 2:57 pm
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19 May 2016 | 1:00 pm
After a productive, but limited, postseason last year, Kyrie Irving is establishing himself as a legitimate big-time performer when it matters the most. This year has been a tumultuous one for Kyrie Irving .
18 May 2016 | 4:34 pm
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Kyrie Irving dribbled behind his back and then behind his back again, leaving Toronto's Corey Joseph grasping at air. Irving pulled off a few other dizzying spins and other did-he-just-do-that moves while scoring 27 points with ...
18 May 2016 | 3:55 pm
Irving has 18 so far on 8-11 shooting. And the Cavs are up 22. This is all a bit too easy for both Irving and Cleveland right now.
18 May 2016 | 2:44 am
Kinston-native Cedric Maxwell enjoyed a long NBA career after being a 1st round draft pick in 1977. Now an analyst, Maxwell said that fellow Kinston native Brandon Ingram has a chance to change the game the way Steph Curry has.
17 May 2016 | 10:45 pm
Nike and the makers of delicious doughnuts, Krispy Kreme, teamed up to created the most edible-looking basketball shoes we’ve ever seen. Ahead of Tuesday night’s Game 1 in Cleveland, the Kyrie 2 shoes were on sale for a number of lucky fans, and they ...
17 May 2016 | 2:43 pm
Duke men’s basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski was the speaker for the class of 2016 graduation over the weekend. After being asked numerous times to be the commencement speaker at graduations for various schools, Duke Men’s Basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski finally gave his first-…
17 May 2016 | 1:24 pm
Marques Bolden has announced the date that will bring his long winded recruitment to an end. Bolden a 6’11 center out of Desoto, Texas plans to announce his decision on Thursday at his high school, according to Desoto High School’s twitter page. Center Marques Bolden will sign at 9 a.m.
17 May 2016 | 3:20 am
Duke's failure to sweep, but ability to take the series against, FSU shows that the Blue Devils are ready to earn their postseason in the final week of the season.
16 May 2016 | 11:24 pm
I caught a glimpse of our opponent and something was a little different. Two players immediately caught my eye. They were African-American. Just like me.
16 May 2016 | 6:37 pm