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Kansas, which won a record 13th consecutive Big 12 regular-season title, is the new No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll.
27 February 2017 | 5:20 pm
Duke quarterback Thomas Sirk will transfer and play his sixth season of eligibility at another school, head coach David Cutcliffe announced on Monday. Duke will grant Sirk an eligibility transfer release to include all schools except members of the Atlantic Coast Conference, Army West Point, Baylor,…
27 February 2017 | 4:35 pm
North Carolina is one win away from its second straight outright ACC regular-season basketball title and three other league teams are still trying to establish some NCAA Tournament security, but the outfit to watch most this week is Duke.
27 February 2017 | 4:06 pm
27 February 2017 | 1:49 pm
Duke Closes Regular Season With 95-71 Win Over UNC…
27 February 2017 | 3:00 am
Quinn Cook No.15 of the East Team drives to the basket during the NBA D-League All-Star Game as part of 2017 All-Star Weekend at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on Feb. 18, 2017. Chris Marion/NBAE/Getty Images hide caption Quinn Cook No.15 of the East Team drives to the basket during the NBA D-League Al…
27 February 2017 | 1:20 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.
26 February 2017 | 11:40 pm
Duke clinched the series victory over Army West Point with a 5-1 victory Sunday afternoon at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. A Ryan Day quality start and opportunistic offense gave Duke a lead that relievers Karl Blum and Jack Labosky preserved down the stretch.
26 February 2017 | 10:44 pm
Duke Basketball lost a low-scoring conference matchup on the road against Miami without junior shooting guard Grayson Allen. The Blue Devils lost an ugly 55-50 game on the road against the Miami Hurricanes to lose their second straight road game this week. Duke Basketball was without guard Grayson A…
26 February 2017 | 9:19 pm
On Saturday, Monique Currie and her team won 69-61.  Monique had 6 points in 15 minutes.  Jonquel Jones had 19 points and 12 rebounds.  In the loss, ex-UTEP player Kayla Thornton had 29 points and 9 rebounds. Boxscore: [...]…
26 February 2017 | 7:48 pm
Here's my look at some of the best and worst performances from the New York Knicks' 110-109 victory over the 76ers at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night. Best performance: I would probably lose my job by giving this award to anyone not named Carmelo Anthony .
26 February 2017 | 2:22 pm
Carmelo Anthony made a jumper with 0.3 seconds left to give the New York Knicks a 110-109 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.
26 February 2017 | 5:46 am
This is really a textbook Irving crossover. He shields the ball from Lopez and from the other defenders, basically hiding himself from everyone.
26 February 2017 | 3:44 am
With Quinn Cook reportedly set to sign a 10-day contract with the Dallas Mavericks this weekend, the Cleveland Cavaliers' D-League affiliate Canton Charge made a trade Saturday night to help fill the void. The Charge acquired guard Cameron Jones and a fourth round NBA D-League Draft pick from the Sa…
26 February 2017 | 2:25 am
For Miami, pregame was all about the seniors.
26 February 2017 | 1:45 am
With Wednesday's loss to Syracuse on a banked 3-pointer at the buzzer, Duke not only dropped two games behind leader North Carolina in the Atlantic Coast Conference race, the Blue Devils now find themselves in a mix with at least a half-dozen teams fighting for a double-bye in next month's ACC tourn…
25 February 2017 | 5:06 pm
The Canton Charge, who lost to the Delaware 87ers a couple nights before couldn't get the job done as the Charge fall to the 87ers 117-110. However, the game wasn't the only big thing happening for the Canton Charge.
25 February 2017 | 1:06 pm
UNC, Feb. 26, 3 PM, RSN-TV…
25 February 2017 | 12:00 pm
Duke’s seven game winning streak came to a devastating stop Saturday in front of 30,000 at the Carrier Dome. It was a game of inches that did not go the Blue Devils way, but nonetheless, Duke was not worthy of a win in this ugly showing. Here are the three storylines from the thrilling contest…
25 February 2017 | 4:55 am
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25 February 2017 | 3:10 am
Duke (22-6, 10-5) at Miami (19-8, 9-6) When: Feb. 25 | 4 PM (ET) Where: Watsco Center Watch Live: CBS Saturday Duke, after being taken down by Syracuse, looks to rebound against a hungry Miami team. Miami is looking to build its resume against another top 15 team and Duke is looking to once again st…
25 February 2017 | 2:43 am
No. 10 Duke (22-6, 10-5 ACC) travels to Miami (19-8, 9-6 ACC) Saturday trying to rebound from the at-the-buzzer loss at Syracuse. Marilyn Payne previews the matchup.
24 February 2017 | 11:51 pm
Before the Kings traded Boogie, I hoped the Blazers would kick the tires on WCS. I don't watch the Kings, but it seems like the dude has so much potential.
24 February 2017 | 10:55 pm
Go Behind the Scenes with the Blue Devils…
24 February 2017 | 4:45 pm
This weekend's weather forecast looks good for baseball, particularly Friday. And all three Triangle teams are playing home games.
24 February 2017 | 2:20 pm
Not shockingly, the Kings and Sixers on the wrong side of this ledger.
24 February 2017 | 2:32 am
If North Carolina can go 2-1 in its three remaining regular-season games - at Pitt, at Virginia and against Duke in Chapel Hill - the Tar Heels will win another ACC regular-season basketball race.
23 February 2017 | 6:04 pm
Rodney Hood cut his all-star break short by a few days, swapping his San Diego chaise lounge for a spot on a training-room table. And the Utah Jazz shooting guard hopes that his mix of rest and rehabilitation over the past week will have him back on the basketball court Friday night, when his team r…
23 February 2017 | 5:49 pm
I love this trade for Dallas, but they have to re-sign Noel this summer.
23 February 2017 | 5:08 pm
John Gillon had done it before, just not quite on such a grand stage.
23 February 2017 | 3:39 pm
The Sixers will make the best deal they can find, of course, but word is Jahlil Okafor's preferred destination on Deadline Day is Chicago. Everything makes sense.
23 February 2017 | 3:24 pm
The Heat have made a deal at the deadline in each of the past four seasons, but no deal has been made yet this year. However, The Vertical is reporting that Miami is shopping a package that includes guard Wayne Ellington and forward Josh McRoberts in an attempt to unload contracts.
23 February 2017 | 3:03 pm
I had mentioned in a tweet last night that as impressive as Duke’s 7 game winning streak was, their ability to hold a lead and put teams away has been underwhelming. In addition to an inconsistent defense the team had lacked the killer instinct that top tier teams tend to have. Duke has a much…
23 February 2017 | 2:19 pm
Erin Mathias…
23 February 2017 | 12:00 pm
There will be trades today. Unexpected m.oves Probably not the big names fans are hoping to see. The offers for Carmelo Anthony have been so poor that as much as Phil Jackson wants to move ‘Melo he can’t take those. Indiana isn’t eager to trade Paul George, same with Chicago and Ji…
23 February 2017 | 5:58 am
The 76ers agreed to trade away their starting power forward, Ersan Ilyasova, on Wednesday. Will they do the same to one of their prized reserve centers in Jahlil Okafor or Nerlens Noel on Thursday? However, the Sixers' message has been the same since Bryan Colangelo was hired on April 10: They will…
23 February 2017 | 2:56 am
How would Okafor fit in Chicago?
23 February 2017 | 2:05 am
The Pacers likely don't trade him at the deadline, but if they can't get him help on the roster this summer could be a different story.
22 February 2017 | 8:29 pm
Sixers' center Jahlil Okafor with teammate forward Ben Simmons against the Miami Heat on Feb. 11, 2017 in Philadelphia. While Simmons has missed the whole season with a foot injury, Okafor was held out of the Miami game because the Sixers thought they were close to trading him and did not want to ri…
22 February 2017 | 7:26 pm
North Carolina could significantly boost their chances of winning an ACC regular-season crown when it faces Louisville in a top-10 matchup on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Duke travels to Syracuse to face its TRUE rival.
22 February 2017 | 5:20 pm
Despite Deacons’ sophomore sensation John Collins getting to the rim at will and dropping 31 points, Duke was able to narrowly escape Wake Forest by a score of 99-94 on Saturday. The win extends Duke’s winning streak to seven games and keeps Duke only one game out of first place in the A…
22 February 2017 | 5:08 pm
Marcus Hayes is a sports columnist for the Daily News. Hired more than 20 years ago as a features writer, he has since covered the Eagles, Phillies, and Sixers beats as well as Big Five basketball, college football, golf, and the Olympics.
22 February 2017 | 3:18 pm
Legendary Duke broadcaster Bob Harris joined Mandy Mitchell on the latest Conversations Podcast to discuss everything from his early days on the job to his retirement to his time away from the mic.
22 February 2017 | 2:00 pm
Wheel of Questions…
22 February 2017 | 1:45 pm
The 76ers and center Jahlil Okafor are in the spotlight ahead of the NBA's trade deadline at 3 p.m. Thursday. We'll have updates right here.
22 February 2017 | 1:34 pm
Selection Sunday is rapidly approaching.  However, before the bracket is announced Duke has a challenging slate of games and the always daunting ACC tournament to navigate. With Wednesday’s victory at Virginia and the high-scoring victory over Wake Forest, Duke has everything to play…
22 February 2017 | 1:21 pm
Duke (22-5, 10-4) at Syracuse (16-12, 8-7) When: Feb. 22 | 7 PM (ET) Where: Carrier Dome Watch Live: ESPN Wednesday, the streaking Duke Blue Devils will travel to NY to face the slumping Syracuse Orange in a battle of storied programs. The game marks the first time two 1,000-win coaches have ever fa…
22 February 2017 | 1:27 am
The Duke Blue Devils, who have been winners in their last seven contests,  are red hot right now, and they are currently looking at facing a streaky Syracuse team Wednesday. The Orange got off to a very unusual start this season, but seemed as if they were turning it around. They won five in a…
22 February 2017 | 12:13 am
Last week I likened the Atlantic Coast Conference basketball chase to the final furlongs of a great horse race. This week, the ACC's epic 2017 showdown more nearly resembles a cycling road race, where after weeks of watching a very crowded peloton, we now are seeing the beginning of a three team bre…
21 February 2017 | 11:29 pm
Sophomore defensive linemen Brandon Boyce and Marquies Price have been dismissed from the Duke football team after failing to meet team standards, head coach David Cutcliffe announced on Tuesday.
21 February 2017 | 7:21 pm