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George suffers serious leg injury in US exhibition
George leaped to contest a fast-break layup by James Harden with 9:33 left in the fourth quarter and his leg smashed against the bottom of the backboard stanchion and crumpled. (read more.)
August 2 - Duke Basketball

Paul George suffers apparent serious leg injury during Team USA Showcase game
Indiana Pacers star Paul George suffered a gruesome lower right leg injury Friday night during the U.S. national team's intrasquad scrimmage at UNLV's Thomas & Mack Center. (read more.)
August 1 - Duke Basketball

USA Basketball: Mason Plumlee over DeMarcus Cousins? I mean...Sure, why not?
Brian Windhorst of ESPN.com reported on Thursday that Mason Plumlee is "likely" to make Team USA's 12-man roster over DeMarcus Cousins , which was met with a great sense of pride among Brooklyn Nets fans, especially right here on NetsDaily . (read more.)
August 1 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Duke football taking on-field success to the recruiting trail
Tyler Petite is a four-star, 6-foot-6, 223-pound tight end who will play in the Under Armour All-American game this winter. (read more.)
August 1 - Duke Football

Buffalo Bills news, 8/1: Buffalo weekend in Canton, Ohio
The 2014 Bills are two days away from their preseason opener, but all eyes are on Andre Reed and the "Buffalo weekend" forthcoming in Canton, Ohio. (read more.)
August 1 - Duke Football

Congrats to 2016 CG Jordan Harris and the rest of the invitees to the play in the Big Strick Classic in NYC
Congrats to 2016 CG Jordan Harris and the rest of the invites to the play in the Big Strick Classic in NYC. The post Congrats to 2016 CG Jordan Harris and the rest of the invitees to the play in the Big Strick Classic in NYC appeared first on Duke Blog. (read more.)
August 1 - Duke Blogs

Krzyzewski builds USA 'brotherhood'
Brotherhood, chemistry and camaraderie. Those three words have been used repeatedly during the U.S. basketball team's first four days of practice in Las Vegas. It's those things that will help bring t (read more.)
August 1 - Duke Basketball

Is Kyrie Irving a layup for Team USA?
LAS VEGAS – Kyrie Irving is excited about playing with LeBron James with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He’s also focusing squarely on the task at hand with USA Basketball.“Right now, the most important thing is that we’re representing the United States,” Irving said Wednesday after the United States’... (read more.)
August 1 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Duke Basketball: Will Blue Devils Still Be an Elite Offensive Team in 2014-15?
College basketball fans may remember Duke slinking off the court after a 2014 NCAA tournament loss to Mercer, but the Blue Devils were absolutely dominant during the regular season on the offensive end. In fact, Mike Krzyzewski’s squad finished second in the nation in Ken Pomeroy’s pace-adjusted offensive efficiency rankings and feature (read more.)
August 1 - Duke Blogs

Undeniable: Jon Scheyer (@JonScheyer) & Luke Kennard (@Luke_kennard10) – Old to the New – #tbt
With the future arrival of shooting guard Luke Kennard, it’s hard not to let the mind drift back to a time when another mid-west shooting guard electrified Duke crowds with the same sort of scoring acumen that Luke Kennard is displaying in high school currently.  It just so happens that that we don’t have to go far for that walk .. (read more.)
August 1 - Duke Blogs

Down, set - August 1, August 1 - hike
Darius Robinson and Adrian Jones celebrate Southern High's 2013 state 3-AA title win in Winston-Salem. (read more.)
August 1 - Duke Football

Plumlee over Cousins: Team USA's decision likely about risk
Nets forward/center Mason Plumlee, who was recently promoted from the USA Select team to the Senior team, may beat out the Kings' DeMarcus Cousins for a roster spot on the USA's FIBA World Cup roster, according to ESPN's Brian Windhorst. (read more.)
August 1 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Predicting the Buffalo Bills' Final 2014 Depth Chart
The Buffalo Bills will kick off the NFL preseason on Aug. 3 when they face off against the New York Giants in the annual Hall of Fame Game. (read more.)
August 1 - Duke Football

Grant Hill Donates $1.25M To Duke
Former Duke star Grant Hill made a $1.25 million donation Wednesday that will help his alma mater improve its athletic facilities and support the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences. (read more.)
August 1 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Miami Football: 5 Games That Could Ruin the Hurricanes' 2014 Season
Five games on the 2014 schedule could derail the Miami Hurricanes' chances at a Coastal Division title, which is the program's most realistic goal for the upcoming campaign. (read more.)
August 1 - Duke Football

Mason Plumlee now "likely" to make Team USA, says Brian Windhorst
Looks like Mason Plumlee on Team USA is becoming less and less of a dream and more and more of a realty. (read more.)
August 1 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Report: Mason Plumlee likely to make Team USA roster over DeMarcus Cousins
Mason Plumlee is a promising NBA big man who averaged 7.4 points and 4.4 rebounds in a limited role during his rookie season with the Brooklyn Nets. (read more.)
August 1 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Report: Mason Plumlee likely to make Team USA over DeMarcus Cousins
Report: Mason Plumlee likely to make Team USA over DeMarcus Cousins: Cue the ridiculous “It’s only because he went to Duke and Coach K’s the coach of the USA team too!” arguments now. (read more.)
August 1 - Duke Blogs

Plumlee 'likely' to make Team USA over Cousins
Plumlee 'likely' to make Team USA over Cousins (read more.)
August 1 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Ross Cockrell duking it out for roster spot
Ross Cockrell duking it out for roster spot The former ACC standout is trying to stick in the NFL as a cornerback Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1n8jUks After an hour interruption in practice because of thunderstorms, the Bills came back to the field albeit with fewer fans. (read more.)
July 31 - Duke Football

Top 10 most important Duke football players for 2014: No. 1, Anthony Boone
It's back! Last year, we counted down the top 10 most important Duke football players for the 2013 season , and today concludes our look at this year's list. (read more.)
July 31 - Duke Football

Duke Football: Previewing the Defense
The weak link on most Duke football teams in recent years was the defense.  Whether it was the guys up front getting pushed around in the run game or the guys in the secondary getting lost in pass coverage, consistent play on defense was the knock on the Blue Devils.  Last season things began to […] The post Duke Football: Previewi (read more.)
July 31 - Duke Report

Anthony Boone: We Now Feel Like Every Game At Duke Is Winnable
Duke QB and former Weddington standout Anthony "Ace" Boone joined Mac and Jim to talk about the 2014 Blue Devils defending their division crown, the tremendous turnaround of the program, and much more. (read more.)
July 31 - Duke Football

UNC a surprise entry in preseason coaches football poll
Florida State is the overwhelming pick to defend its national championship, according to the preseason college football coaches poll that was released Thursday. (read more.)
July 31 - Duke Football

Grant Hill donates $1.25 million to Duke
It's the second time Hill has donated a million to the school (read more.)
July 31 - Duke Basketball Alumni

NBA great Grant Hill donates $1.25 million to alma mater Duke
DURHAM — Alumnus and five-time NBA all-star Grant Hill and his wife, Tamia, are giving $1.25 million to Duke University to support athletics and the Trinity College of Arts & Sciences. (read more.)
July 31 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Throwback Thursday – Duke Alum Mason Plumlee (@masonplumlee) at the NIKE Skills Academy via @CourtsideFilms #tbt
Throwback Thursday – Duke Alum Mason Plumlee (@masonplumlee)  at the NIKE Skills Academy via @CourtsideFilms Peep out a young Duke and NBA bound Mason Plumlee who was promoted from the Select Team to the Senior Team at USA Basketball camp this week. Congrats Mase! The post Throwback Thursday – Duke Alum Mason Plumlee (@masonpl (read more.)
July 31 - Duke Blogs

Austin Rivers Drops 42 Points in Orlando Pro-Am (VIDEO)
New Orleans Pelicans guard Austin Rivers erupted for 42 points at an Orlando Pro-Am run, while going up against a team featuring Jason Williams (Whit Eboy lives!) and Patrick Ewing […] The post Austin Rivers Drops 42 Points in Orlando Pro-Am (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline . (read more.)
July 31 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Amway Coaches Poll: 5 teams that just missed the top 25
What are these five teams missing, and what can each team do to break into a national ranking and fight for a spot in the inaugural College Football Playoff? Amway Coaches Poll: 5 teams that just missed the top 25 What are these five teams missing, and what can each team do to break into a national ranking and fight for a spot in the inaugural ... (read more.)
July 31 - Duke Football

Grant Hill donates $1.25 million to alma mater Duke
Former Duke and NBA star Grant Hill and his wife are giving $1.25 million to the school. (read more.)
July 31 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Nets: Mason Plumlee's summer school should help Nets
The Brooklyn big man went to Las Vegas earlier this month as a member of USA Basketball's select team. (read more.)
July 31 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Top 10 most important Duke football players for 2014: No. 2, Jamison Crowder
It's back! Last year, we counted down the top 10 most important Duke football players for the 2013 season , and today continues our look at this year's list. (read more.)
July 31 - Duke Football

Kyrie Irving focused on USA Basketball
Kyrie Irving is excited about playing with LeBron James with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He's also focusing squarely on the task at hand with USA Basketball. ''Right now the most important thing is that we're representing the United States,'' Irving said Wednesday after the U.S. team's practice. ''It's all about trying to win a gold medal.'' The 22-ye (read more.)
July 30 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Former star Grant Hill donates $1.25M to Duke
Former star Grant Hill donates $1.25M to Duke (read more.)
July 30 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Miles Plumlee fights past perception at USA camp
Mar 17, 2014; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Phoenix Suns center Miles Plumlee shoots over Brooklyn Nets forward Mason Plumlee during the first quarter at Barclays Center. (read more.)
July 30 - Duke Basketball Alumni

Grant Hill donates $1.25 million to Duke
Grant Hill donates $1.25 million to Duke:

Grant Hill and his wife Tamia donated $1.25 million to Duke, the school announced Wednesday. $1 million of the donation will be used to upgrade athletics facilities, and the remaining $250,000 will go to the Annual Fund for the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences. (read more.)
July 30 - Duke Blogs

Grant Hill to donate $1.25M to Duke
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Former Duke and NBA star Grant Hill and his wife are giving $1.25 million to the school. (read more.)
July 30 - Duke Basketball Alumni

(Premium) Terps lead for Robinson
Pawling (N.Y.) Trinity Pawling defensive lineman Austrian Robinson doesn't know exactly which schools will earn official visits a few months from now, but he does know which program currently leads. Learn more, right here! (read more.)
July 30 - Duke Football

Grant Hill Gives $1.25 Million to Support Athletics
Hill Pledges $1.25 Million to Alma Mater (read more.)
July 30 - Duke Basketball

Grant Hill, wife make $1.25 million donation to Duke
DURHAM - Former Duke basketball All-American Grant Hill and his wife, Tamia, are giving $1.25 million to his alma mater, the school announced Wednesday. (read more.)
July 30 - Duke Basketball Alumni