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Last weekend showed ACC trap weekend was indeed a trap for many teams, but this weekend is more sleepy than trap-filled. Except...is there any such thing? And Duke faces a game that's as close to a must-win as it gets.
20 October 2017 | 3:21 pm
One week after defending national champion UNC Chapel Hill unveiled its latest banner at Late Night with Roy, Duke University and North Carolina State University on Friday will give their basketball fans a preview of the teams they'll see when the regular season begins.
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After winning four straight games to start the season, Duke Football has struggled in their last three losses. What’s happening to the Blue Devils? Duke Football started the season hot, winning four straight games and even earning votes in the national polls. The offense was prolific seeming t…
20 October 2017 | 2:51 am
Duke is the preseason No. 1 for the second year in a row, as voted by 32 head men's basketball coaches.
19 October 2017 | 10:48 pm
“It’s not as simple as waking up and realizing your quarterback is getting hit too much,” Duke head coach David Cutcliffe said. “One of the better things we did today was our blitz pickup work and taking better sets. It requires a lot of work and ...
19 October 2017 | 10:45 pm
Touted as one of the deepest receiving units in the Cutcliffe era, it seems as though the Blue Devils wide receiving corps have been spread too thin. Although Duke has 10 players with at least seven receptions, it will need some of their secondary ...
19 October 2017 | 7:20 pm
There is a lot of hype surrounding Los Angeles Lakers forward Brandon Ingram entering his second season. As the second overall pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, Ingram is certainly a player with a lot of talent.
19 October 2017 | 7:05 pm
Courtesy: Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Release: 10/19/2017 SPRINGFIELD, MASS. – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the 20 watch list members for the 2018 Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year Award. Among the 20 candidates were two Duke fr…
19 October 2017 | 6:56 pm
Preseason ACC Poll…
19 October 2017 | 6:40 pm
Duke Mens Basketball starts the season at No. 1 in the USA TODAY Sports coaches poll. Make of pre-season rankings what you will, I’m sure many Duke fans along with myself are very leery of it. Last year with injuries and distractions this didn’t work out so well for the Blue Devils. Take…
19 October 2017 | 4:21 pm
Duke coach David Cutcliffe had a warning for his team while it prepared to meet Pitt on Saturday. “This is a game where you better strap your chinstrap on tight,” he said, alluding to the anticipated physical nature of his opponent. If anyone knows ...
19 October 2017 | 4:00 pm
Courtesy: Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Release: 10/18/2017 SPRINGFIELD, MASS. – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today the 20 watch list members for the 2018 Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Award. Among the 20 candidates was Duke freshman Gary Trent,…
19 October 2017 | 3:50 pm
The post Preseason Thoughts Part 2: Middle Management appeared first on DukeBlog.
19 October 2017 | 2:00 pm
19 October 2017 | 12:57 pm
Duke hopes to halt a three game losing streak when Pitt visits Brooks Field in Wallace Wade Stadium this Saturday.  The Blue Devils should have every reason in the world to want a little revenge.  The reason being Pitt hung 56 points on Duke a season ago in what some viewed as running up t…
19 October 2017 | 12:25 pm
A loss would be devastating for the Blue Devils, but a low-scoring close win where Cutcliffe plays it safe would be a gut-wrenching indication that this year’s team doesn’t have a ceiling higher than six wins. The offense can be mediocre and win ...
19 October 2017 | 8:25 am
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19 October 2017 | 6:44 am
Duke head coach David Cutcliffe met the media on Tuesday afternoon to discuss his team's three game losing streak and upcoming game against Pittsburgh. “I would call our work spirited. I’m not sure if the weather lifted us up or if our mentality was ...
19 October 2017 | 6:24 am
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DURHAM, N.C. – The Duke football team hosts Pittsburgh for a 12:20 p.m. kickoff Saturday on Raycom/ACC Network. Head Coach, David Cutcliffe spoke with the media Tuesday about the upcoming contest with the Panthers.
19 October 2017 | 6:10 am
This shouldn't be a surprise to anyone who saw the injury.
19 October 2017 | 5:43 am
By Bermuda Bob Michael William Krzyzewski (aka) Coach K, is the winningest College Basketball Coach of the Post-Wooden (Modern) era, and acknowledged by many (not all Duke fans) to be the greatest College Basketball Coach alive today.  Many, like myself, acknowledge that the Post-Wooden er…
19 October 2017 | 5:24 am
Duke went to only one bowl game and had only one winning season over the next 23 years until David Cutcliffe was hired. “He influenced a lot of us who are my age — and I’m not much younger than him,” Cutcliffe said earlier this week. “He’s ...
19 October 2017 | 3:12 am
By Bermuda Bob Felton Jeffrey “Jeff” Capel III  is in his 7th season on the Duke staff, and 4th as Associate Head Coach.  Jeff was a Head Coach at VCU.  He then Oklahoma, lead them to 3 Big Dance appearances, and an Elite 8 appearance in 2008.  Overall, his coaching c…
19 October 2017 | 2:53 am
By Bill Wheeler Duke is unique from other major college basketball programs with 4 Assistant Coaches who played their college ball at Duke under Coach K.   There are 3 who were on National Championship teams.   This brings solid continuity to communicating and implementing the Head Co…
19 October 2017 | 1:32 am
But then, head coach David Cutcliffe and his staff opted to put in backup quarterback Quentin Harris. Quarterback Daniel Jones, who had been having a fine day, was pulled in favor of the speedy Harris, who had not attempted a pass outside of garbage time ...
18 October 2017 | 6:32 pm
ACC Media Day Thursday…
18 October 2017 | 5:00 pm
Gordon Hayward’s injury sucked the air out of Quicken Loans Arena on Tuesday night. Cavaliers fans were buzzing, gave Hayward a standing ovation as he was carted off the court, and never got back to booing Kyrie Irving with the same venom, as it seemed petty after what had just happened. Haywa…
18 October 2017 | 4:12 pm
For years, Duke has been the "get right" game for struggling ACC teams looking to regroup and make a run for a desirable bowl game. On Saturday, Pitt returns that favor for the Blue Devils.
18 October 2017 | 3:40 pm
Duke went to only one bowl game and had only one winning season over the next 23 years until David Cutcliffe was hired. “He influenced a lot of us who are my age — and I’m not much younger than him,” Cutcliffe said earlier this week. “He’s ...
18 October 2017 | 1:17 pm
Also, the Bulls find a way to make what will be a difficult season even worse.
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It was always going to be a stretch to topple the Cavaliers and LeBron in the East, and without Hayward it will be impossible.
18 October 2017 | 3:24 am
There were only six players left on the court a few minutes after Timberwolves practice ended on Oct. 10. Players were quick to leave the day after landing back in Minneapolis after a 16-hour return trip from China that completed an 18-day trip to open training camp. But the six who stayed on the co…
18 October 2017 | 1:48 am
The Golden State Warriors announce that they have signed free agent point guard Quinn Coo to a two-way contract. The Golden State Warriors have signed free agent point guard Quinn Cook to a two-way contract, the team announced Tuesday afternoon.
17 October 2017 | 11:43 pm
By Bermuda Bob Grayson is a 6’5″ 205 lb. Senior Guard, who will again wear #3 this year.  Grayson returns as the sole Senior and sole Captain. Grayson’s story exemplifies what it means to “be ready” and ready he was as a Frosh in 2015 when he was brought in off the…
17 October 2017 | 10:43 pm
SEPTEMBER 25: Quinn Cook #4 of the Atlanta Hawks poses during media day at the Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta on September 25, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions…
17 October 2017 | 6:15 pm
Tuesday night in Cleveland is going to be a mixed bag of emotions. Basketball's officially starting and there will be action at 6th and Huron St. till mid-June.
17 October 2017 | 6:11 pm
The Warriors will sign Quinn Cook on a two-way contract. Cook had previously played on the New Orleans Pelicans.
17 October 2017 | 5:48 pm
They waited until the opening day of the season, but the Warriors have finally tied the bow on their roster, by signing point guard Quinn Cook to their final two-way contract. Sources: The Golden State Warriors and guard Quinn Cook have agreed to a two-way NBA contract.
17 October 2017 | 5:00 pm
In spite of the fact that Brandon Ingram had a subpar preseason, Ingram and the Los Angeles Lakers' organization believe in what the young man can accomplish. When the Los Angeles Lakers snagged Brandon Ingram in the NBA draft last year, some thought he was the next Kevin Durant .
17 October 2017 | 3:54 pm
The post Preseason Thoughts Part 1: Veteran Leadership appeared first on DukeBlog.
17 October 2017 | 3:33 pm
Kyrie Irving has his first game back in Cleveland on Tuesday. If you can believe it, there's going to be #peakdrama for the opener.
17 October 2017 | 2:14 pm
No shock that the Warriors start the season on the top of our rankings. Or the Bulls on the bottom.
17 October 2017 | 12:55 pm