Data digging: Defending the perimeter
By jumping into passing lanes, getting up closer on the ball-handler and employing the full-court press, this year's Duke defense has made its living by not allowing opposing guards any comfort,...
Avoiding last year's fatal flaws
Tuesday is the first real test for the Blue Devils and the first step toward proving this theory. Unlike last year, early-season indicators could translate into continued success.
Sixth time's the charm
Here's to hoping Duke's two newest Van Wilders make the most of that opportunity.
Data digging: Bye or beware
Despite recording the fourth-lowest overall winning percentage in the conference since 2008 at 45.8 percent, Duke’s performance following bye weeks is the fifth-best in the ACC.
A letter to the CFB Committee
Although I can't wait for the first-ever College Football Playoff, I couldn't help but feel uneasy as I watched the top 25 unfold.
The ACC is loaded once again
Countdown to Craziness has come and gone and now it is time to truly prepare for the season ahead of us.
A first look at Duke's first five
You always have to take a grain of salt when it comes to a scrimmage, but it appears as if head coach Mike Krzyzewski has found a starting unit he's comfortable with.
Not the only madness: Comparing college basketball kickoff events
However unique the Crazies and their Countdown to Craziness event might be, the concept of a public practice isn’t.
Look How Far We've Come
Duke football is going bowling for the third consecutive season. And nobody cares.
One Homecoming is enough
In addition to their annual home game at Wallace Wade Stadium in front of throngs of alumni, the Blue Devils have seen their fair share of homecoming games on the road.
Data digging: Midterms for Duke's defense
Through the first five games of the season, this year's Blue Devils are better in nearly every statistical category than they were at the same time last season.
Countdown to Countdown: T-Minus 18 Days
Columnist Ryan Neu gets you ready for the upcoming Countdown to Craziness. After all, it's never too early to talk a little basketball.
Stadium Playlists 101
Sitting in the press box at Sun Life Stadium watching Duke and Miami play one of the ugliest football games I can remember, I could only think one thing—these guys are playing some great music.
Scoping out the sidelines
Everyone knows what it looks like to play on the field—that’s what the cameras are following, and it’s the whole point of the game. But what does it mean to get benched?
Data digging: Born to stop the Run
The Blue Devils' nonconference performance translated well to the scoreboard: 174-46. But other numbers—particularly opponents' success rushing the ball—could be a cause for concern heading into...
Duke club sports primed for continued success in 2014-15
After a national championship in taekwondo and top-10 finishes in cycling, rowing, men's volleyball and women's lacrosse, Blue Devil clubs are reloading for the upcoming season.
Tearing down idols, starting dialogue
Stories like Ray Rice are like modern day Greek myths—using the errors of the gods to expose the faults of man.
An Ode to Wallace Wade (The Stadium that is)
The first time I ever walked through the student gate and into the concourse I was amazed by the difference between this stadium and all of the college stadiums that I had grown up seeing on...
On Ray Rice: processing the persecution
By the time you’re earning seven figures to play, the phrase “it’s just a game” no longer applies.
Data digging: Duke football on third downs
Looking at recent trends on third down, it appears as though the Blue Devils are still evolving even as they enjoy success not seen in 20 years.
Sit back and enjoy the ride
For the Blue Devils, the fact that you care about next year means they are accomplishing their ultimate goal. Now Duke has 12 Saturdays to write the rest of the story.
Share Your Support
Instead of spending so much time worrying about whether Duke has become a football school or remains a basketball one, follow a golf match, or cheer on the tennis team.
Shades of Red
The summer of 2014 was bookended by two racially-fueled conflicts in sports, and all it demonstrated was that issues concerning race relations are every bit as subjective as they are complex.
Victories and victory laps
Former editor Daniel Carp gives his thoughts on entering his final year at Duke and contemplates redshirting.