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Heartbreaking Elite Eight loss to Creighton forces Duke men's soccer to bid farewell to special season

(12/04/22 5:07am)

The once-jubilant crowd had long since scattered and the rain had long since died down, but a dull gray fog lingered over Koskinen Stadium. Players pulled their shirts over their faces in disbelief, head coach John Kerr paced around pensively and Eliot Hamill’s goalie gloves hung at his wrists as he tearfully embraced his teammates for the final time. 




Beats' picks: Will Duke men's basketball defeat Purdue for Phil Knight Legacy title?

(11/27/22 2:56pm)

On the heels of back-to-back wins against Oregon State and Xavier, No. 8 Duke now looks ahead to its championship tilt at the Phil Knight Legacy against No. 24 Purdue in Portland, Ore. With both the Blue Devils and Boilermakers in pursuit of a trophy in the Rose Quarter, our beat writers make their predictions before Sunday's 3:30 p.m. tipoff at the Moda Center.


Duke women’s basketball's loss to No. 3 UConn demonstrates that superstar players are not everything

(11/26/22 12:59pm)

PORTLAND, Ore.—Alaska’s annual Iditarod, a long-distance dog sled race across the state, is one of the world’s hardest sporting endeavors for numerous reasons—the weather, the terrain, the competition, etc. In so many ways, however, the key to pulling through the finish line at Nome on the western coast is just hanging on.


Beats' picks: Will Duke football close out regular season with a win against Wake Forest?

(11/26/22 4:28am)

Before every game this season, our football beat writers predict whether the Blue Devils will pick up a win in their weekly matchup and keep track of their records throughout the year. Duke has one last regular-season game Saturday when Wake Forest comes to Wallace Wade Stadium for a 3:30 p.m. kickoff.





In win against Virginia Tech, Duke football puts receiving depth on full display

(11/13/22 1:57am)

Duke’s 24-7 victory Saturday against Virginia Tech was significant for many reasons for head coach Mike Elko and the Blue Devils—perhaps the best defensive performance of the season, 310 total yards for quarterback Riley Leonard, a seventh win after a combined five wins the two seasons prior. The most important, however, may be the depth they showed out wide.



Beats' picks: Will Duke football keep winning streak alive against Virginia Tech?

(11/12/22 5:21am)

Before every game this season, our football beat writers predict whether the Blue Devils will pick up a win in their weekly matchup and keep track of their records throughout the year. With a two-game winning streak to its name, Duke aims for its third straight Saturday at home against Virginia Tech.






'We've worked hard for it': Duke men's soccer welcomes Clemson for ACC tournament quarterfinal as No. 1 seed

(11/06/22 7:01pm)

With a first-round bye, the Blue Devils had two possibilities for their first opponent of the ACC tournament: the defending ACC champion or the defending national champion. In one of the weirdest soccer games of the season, the defending national champion won out, as Clemson downed Notre Dame 3-1 with the help of two own goals.