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30 April 2017 | 6:34 am
Irish centerfielder Mike Vierling drove an RBI walkoff triple into the right center gap to lift Notre Dame past Duke, 3-2, in the series finale Saturday afternoon at Frank Eck Stadium.
29 April 2017 | 8:37 pm
The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood Utah Jazz guard Raul Neto and Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert during the game at Vivint Smart Home Arena Friday, April 28, 2017. The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood Utah Jazz guard Raul Neto and Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert during the ga…
29 April 2017 | 6:20 am
After Notre Dame claimed a 5-4 victory in game one, Duke responded with a resounding 14-1 victory in the second to split the Friday afternoon doubleheader at Frack Eck Stadium.
29 April 2017 | 3:08 am
Duke Sent Student-Athletes to Event…
28 April 2017 | 12:00 pm
The NBA has changed things up this season. Rather than announce this year's awards during the playoffs, it is holding an award show on June 26th to celebrate the past season.
27 April 2017 | 10:41 pm
We'll start things off with a compliment. While Irving and Love both struggled at times during this series, they found ways to make an impact beyond just scoring.
27 April 2017 | 2:47 pm
Former Duke Basketball star Shane Battier was recently named to the junior national team selection committee for the USA Basketball. Former Blue Devil Shane Battier has kept busy after his NBA retirement, spending time as a college basketball analyst for ESPN, chairman of his Take Charge Foundation,…
25 April 2017 | 3:26 pm
Allison Vernerey finished her season last Sunday.  She opted to restart her career, joining Valentigney in France's fifth division.  The league is too far down the pyramid to have regular stats available, but Allison was one of the top players as a third place finish in one of eight divisi…
24 April 2017 | 5:45 pm
Autism Hoops Clinic…
24 April 2017 | 4:20 pm
Apple Valley point guard Tre Jones definitely picked a great time to show how much he's improved in a year. Jones, the state's top Class of 2018 prospect, helped his Howard Pulley AAU team finish 3-1 to start the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League season in Hampton, Va.
24 April 2017 | 7:00 am
The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood gets to the basket during the Jazz versus Clippers NBA playoff game at Viviint Smart Home arena in Salt Lake City Sunday April 23, 2017. The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood gets to the basket during the Jazz versus Clippers NBA playof…
24 April 2017 | 4:34 am
No. 2 Louisville led 3-0 after two and broke the game open in the seventh as the Cardinals claimed the series over Duke with a 10-0 decision Sunday afternoon at Jim Patterson Stadium.
23 April 2017 | 9:45 pm
Duke's comeback bid fell short in the second game of the Blue Devils' series at No. 2 Louisville as the Cardinals held on for a 7-5 victory Saturday afternoon at Jim Patterson Stadium.
23 April 2017 | 7:10 pm
Sophomore Griffin Conine lifted his 12th home run of the season, junior Mitch Stallings tossed his fifth quality start of the year and junior Jack Labosky recorded a six-out save to lead Duke past No. 2 Louisville, 5-3, Friday evening at Jim Patterson Stadium.
22 April 2017 | 8:25 pm
Future Dukie Gary Trent Jr. was named the Allen Iverson National Player of the Year last night and will play in the inaugural Iverson Roundball Classic in Virginia tonight. The post Congrats to Gary Trent Jr. ( @THAT_KID_GARY ) on being awarded the Allen Iverson National Player of the Year appeared…
21 April 2017 | 3:22 pm
Check out our five greatest NBA moments for Blue Devils during the regular season. Let us know if you agree or what your favorite moment was as a Duke fan. The NBA playoffs are underway, but we’re taking a break to look back at the regular season to highlight some of the top stories…
21 April 2017 | 2:48 pm
The current playoff formula has called for J.J. Redick to "give yourself up" so the overall success of the Clippers can be achieved. Redick finds himself under those conditions because the Utah Jazz have made a concerted effort to contain the Clippers' shooting guard in the first two games of the fi…
20 April 2017 | 11:50 pm
While the 2017-18 ACC basketball personnel picture will stay cloudy for at least the next few weeks, two important puzzle pieces fell into place with recent decisions to return by Notre Dame's Bonzie Colson and Duke's Grayson Allen.
20 April 2017 | 2:44 pm
It’s not too hard to quantify what it means to both Duke and to Grayson Allen that he has chosen to give college basketball another year. Obviously you can measure it in points, and assists and that makes it very easy. Allen Averaged 14.5 points her game this past season – which is about…
19 April 2017 | 5:31 pm
Cooper Senior Speech…
19 April 2017 | 12:00 pm
The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Jazz guard George Hill runs past LA Clippers guard Raymond Felton and LA Clippers forward Luc Mbah a Moute during Game 2 of the Western Conference at the Staples Center Tuesday, April 18, 2017. The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah Jazz guard George Hill runs past LA Clippers guard…
19 April 2017 | 5:40 am
Grayson Allen is returning to Duke for his senior season.
19 April 2017 | 1:19 am
April 19 In-home visit with Mark Smith (4 Star PG) In-home visit with Kevin Knox  (8:00 p.m.-9:15 p.m. ET) (5 Star SF) April 23 NBA Early Entry Eligibility Deadline (11:59 p.m. ET) May 9-14 NBA Draft Combine 2017 (Chicago) May 16 NBA Draft Lottery 2017 May 17 Division I: Final Signing Date June…
18 April 2017 | 8:09 pm
Kyrie Irving continues to etch his place as an all-time great Cavaliers , and when he crossed the 19-point threshold, he passed Mark Price to move to second on the all-time leaderboard for Cavalier playoff scoring. LeBron is currently the all-time leader for the franchise, with 3,266 points going in…
18 April 2017 | 1:40 am
If the Heat doesn't land an All-Star this summer and instead keeps mostly the same team, here's a question: How will Justise Winslow be incorporated? This staff undoubtedly will find a way to utilize his skills, and Winslow's defensive acumen would have helped many times this season. But it's diffic…
17 April 2017 | 8:08 pm
Chidom Senior Speech…
17 April 2017 | 5:00 pm
After Duke scored four first-inning runs, junior Ryan Day turned in his second quality start of the week to lead the Blue Devils to a 9-2 victory over Boston College in the series finale Sunday afternoon at Jack Coombs Field.
16 April 2017 | 9:58 pm
Game 1 between the Cavs and Pacers was a close, maybe a bit too close for comfort. And it certainly do much to dissuade concerns about the Cavaliers after Cleveland struggled to end the regular season.
16 April 2017 | 3:15 am
Check out a recap of my experience at the first Duke Basketball hackathon, a competition merging basketball with technology. Duke University held a very interesting competition this weekend, and I had the opportunity to participate. The Fuqua Business school hosted the very first Duke Men’s Ba…
16 April 2017 | 2:43 am
Duke led 5-1 after two before Boston College outscored the Blue Devils 10-1 the final seven innings to clinch the series with a 15-6 decision Saturday afternoon at Jack Coombs Field.
16 April 2017 | 1:57 am
Jahil Okafor will miss his second consecutive game and ninth of the season with right knee soreness on Sunday against the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. "If a deal comes along that makes sense for both of us, then we will go ahead and make the deal," Sixers president Bryan Colangelo said…
14 April 2017 | 8:57 pm
Chidom Selected in WNBA Draft…
14 April 2017 | 3:17 am
Bob Cooney has been the 76ers beat writer for the Daily News for the last seven years. Prior to that, he covered anything and everything, including a lot of college basketball.
14 April 2017 | 12:16 am
Sports columnist Bob Brookover joined the Inquirer in 2000 as the Phillies beat writer after long stints in the same role with the Camden Courier-Post and the Delaware County Daily Times. He also served as the National League columnist for ESPN.
13 April 2017 | 7:00 am
Will Wichita State’s move from the Missouri Valley Conference to the American Athletic Conference impact the ACC and Duke? Wichita State recently announced that the school will move from competing in the Missouri Valley Conference to a “basketball-only member” of the American…
12 April 2017 | 12:36 pm
LeBron James and Kyrie Irving are insanely popular basketball players, if you can believe that, and both were featured in the top five of this season's most popular jerseys sold around the NBA. Stephen Curry led the list for the second straight year, while LeBron finished in second yet again.
11 April 2017 | 6:36 pm
Paul George scored 17 of his 27 points in the opening quarter.
11 April 2017 | 3:30 am
UPDATE: The Cavaliers official preview does not have James, Irving or Love listed as starters. They're likely sitting, gang.
10 April 2017 | 6:53 pm
If Dion Waiters plays Monday night against the Cavaliers, he likely won't play much. The same can be said for Luke Babbitt and Josh McRoberts.
10 April 2017 | 6:01 pm
Good recruiting is the lifeblood of any athletic program.   Duke Football continues to get verbal commitments from some of the nation's top players under David Cutcliffe.  Once again, the Blue Devils are off to a fast start with concern to the Class of 2018 where they have six verbal pledg…
10 April 2017 | 4:04 pm
The Thunder's Jerami Grant and Denver's Danilo Gallinari battle for a rebound in the Thunder's106-105 victory Sunday. We interrupt the Russell Westbrook Amazement tour to offer this public service announcement.
10 April 2017 | 1:37 pm
On Saturday, Lindsey Harding and Besiktas beat Istanbul University 76-59.  Lindsey had 12 points in 30 minutes.  Shavonte Zellous 21 points and 6 rebounds and Kiah Stokes had 10 points and 11 rebounds.  In the loss, ex-Mississippi State player Tan White had 16 points and 11 rebounds,…
10 April 2017 | 12:38 pm
As Luke Kennard declares for the NBA Draft, he and his other two teammates, Harry Giles and Jayson Tatum, should give Duke 14 first-round draft picks since 2011. So...where are the others now? Did their careers pan out? Are they still looking for NBA success?
10 April 2017 | 12:00 pm
Miami scored four runs in the first and used four pitchers to shut out Duke in a 7-0 series-clinching victory over the Blue Devils Sunday afternoon at Mark Light Field.
10 April 2017 | 2:21 am
After excelling in the Development League, former Blue Devil Quinn Cook has earned a multi-year deal and finally gets his shot with an NBA team. Former Blue Devil Quinn Cook has excelled in the NBA Development League since graduating from Duke in 2015. Now Cook will get a chance to show what he…
10 April 2017 | 12:40 am
During the third quarter of last night's game against the Hawks , Kyrie Irving briefly left the Cavaliers ' bench and headed back to the Cavs' locker room. On the bench, he could be seen getting his left knee attended to by the Cavs' medical staff.
8 April 2017 | 7:30 pm
Former Duke University quarterback Thomas Sirk will finish his college career at East Carolina University.
7 April 2017 | 4:47 pm
Sophomore guard Luke Kennard has decided to forgo his remaining NCAA eligibility and head to the NBA after an All-American year. After heading into the season with the expectations of being a role player of the bench, sophomore shooting guard Luke Kennard starred for the Blue Devils in an All-Americ…
7 April 2017 | 3:51 pm
Lauren Brownlow and Joe Ovies discuss how Duke and NC State fans should feel about UNC's NCAA title. Plus, a chat about Luke Kennard going pro.
7 April 2017 | 11:14 am