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Duke football to play in the Birmingham Bowl Dec. 23 against Troy

(12/03/23 8:47pm)

Editor's note: This article was published before Duke's bowl announcement was made official, mistakenly asserting that numerous Sunday reports were confirmation of its placement. Previous versions of this article, based on an Action Network report, a post on X, formerly known as Twitter, from the Big 12 and advertisements on the Gasparilla Bowl website, incorrectly reported that Duke would play in the Gasparilla Bowl against UCF. The Chronicle regrets the error.

Beats' picks: Can Duke women's basketball pull off the upset against No. 1 South Carolina at home?

(12/03/23 7:38am)

Coming off a road victory against Georgia Thursday night, Duke returns to Cameron Indoor Stadium Sunday afternoon to take on what might be its most formidable opponent yet: No. 1 South Carolina. The Chronicle’s womens’ basketball beat writers are here with their predictions for the marquee matchup:

A look at the possible destinations and opponents for Duke football in its bowl game

(11/29/23 6:32pm)

For the second straight year, Duke football is going bowling. After starting 4-0, the Blue Devils cooled off, but were still talented enough to become bowl eligible at 7-5, and they now await their bowl placement Sunday. Duke is out of consideration for the Orange Bowl, but it is eligible for a host of other games, as likely the fifth or sixth best ACC team according to the bowl committee. 

9 potential candidates to succeed Mike Elko as Duke football head coach

(11/29/23 12:23pm)

With former head coach Mike Elko’s sudden departure, Duke’s seat is now vacant. Athletic director Nina King confirmed Monday that the search for a new head coach is underway. The Chronicle’s beat writers are here to offer some potential candidates for the job — both inside and outside the program:

Live tracker: Assessing the fallout of Elko's departure from Duke football on transfers, recruits, coaching staff

(11/27/23 8:36pm)

After the departure of former head coach Mike Elko Monday morning, there has already been rearranging in the program as players and staffers depart, while the new coach — who has yet to be determined — will likely bring in different personnel. Follow along here for rolling updates on these moves:

Duke football said goodbye to veteran figureheads in win against Pittsburgh, but its youth showed promise and poise

(11/26/23 6:45am)

In today’s era of college football, it is becoming increasingly rare to retain a large senior class, especially one that is chock-full of big-time contributors, as the best players nowadays often either dart for the NFL early or transfer for a bigger opportunity. 

5 observations and more from Duke football's first half against Pittsburgh

(11/25/23 6:23pm)

Duke welcomed Pittsburgh for its final home clash of the season at Wallace Wade Stadium Saturday afternoon, looking to wave its seniors goodbye on a triumphant note. With 30 minutes behind them, the Blue Devils are tied with the Panthers 10-10:

Beats' picks: Can Duke football overcome Pittsburgh to close regular season with home win?

(11/25/23 4:00pm)

After dropping its road contest against Virginia a week ago, the Blue Devils return home one final time in 2023 for a clash with Pittsburgh at Wallace Wade Stadium. The Chronicle’s beat writers are here for one final time this regular season to forecast whether Duke can emerge with a win:

'Very disappointing': Duke football's loss to Virginia the latest example of the Blue Devils' inability to put games away

(11/19/23 7:10pm)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.—Fourth-and-16 at home in front of a sold-out crowd. 30 seconds left in regulation against North Carolina. And now the second half in Charlottesville. Despite the immense talent Duke possesses, the Blue Devils can simply not finish the job. 

5 observations and more from Duke football's first half against Virginia

(11/18/23 9:34pm)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.—Duke entered Saturday’s matchup with struggling Virginia looking to respond from a heartbreaking double-overtime loss against North Carolina a week ago. However, the Cavaliers have made a good account of themselves in the first half of football at Scott Stadium, and both teams are tied at 10-10 heading into the locker room:

Beats' picks: Will Duke football get back in the win column against Virginia in road finale?

(11/18/23 2:07pm)

After its double-overtime loss in Chapel Hill last weekend, Duke football hits the road again, traveling a little farther up to Charlottesville, Va. The Chronicle's beat writers predict whether the Blue Devils can get back on their feet against the Cavaliers:

Scouting the opponent: Duke football must contain Malik Washington in road contest against Virginia

(11/16/23 6:40am)

In a double-overtime thriller last Saturday, Duke lost a heartbreaker, surrendering the Victory Bell once again to rival North Carolina to move to 6-4 on the season. Now, the Blue Devils will look to close out the season strong in order to finish 8-4, an identical record to last year. The first step of that mission is a road trip to Charlottesville, Va., as Duke will travel to face Virginia Saturday.