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DEACONS DOWN: Duke football defeats Wake Forest in exciting regular-season finale

(11/26/22 11:51pm)

Duke’s regular-season finale against Wake Forest was a heavyweight bout resembling that of a boxing match. There was a certain suspenseful atmosphere that lingered throughout the whole game, heightened by the back-and-forth push. No team ever had complete momentum, as a crushing blow that left one of them stumbling would simply be countered with a haymaker by the other. There was still, however, this sensation that a knockout punch could come at any moment. 


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.


Filipowski carries the torch for Duke men's basketball against Bellarmine as Lively, Whitehead find their footing

(11/22/22 3:34pm)

Duke has had seven of the last nine ACC Rookie of the Year winners, with its last four being big men who can dominate the interior. Off of back-to-back ACC Rookie of the Week honors and potentially on his way to a third, the stars are aligning for 7-foot freshman Kyle Filipowski to carry that torch this season.




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.



Beats' picks: Will Duke football win to reach bowl eligibility Friday at Boston College?

(11/04/22 2:06am)

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. Coming off of a bye week, Duke gets a chance to earn its coveted sixth win Friday night at Boston College.




In Duke football's turnover-filled triumph at Miami, Elko's impact as clear as ever

(10/23/22 3:55pm)

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla.—If its win against Virginia was not enough to convince you, Duke’s 45-21 annihilation of Miami at Hard Rock Stadium should be the final piece of evidence needed to affirm that the Blue Devils’ dark ages as the ACC’s bottom dwellers are no more. The Cavaliers and Hurricanes beat Duke by a combined 85 points last season and have now been beaten by a combined 45 points just a year later. That 130-point swing can be summed up in one phrase: the Elko effect. 



Beats' picks: Will Duke football get back in the win column at Miami?

(10/22/22 5:07am)

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. After falling at home in a rivalry thriller to North Carolina, Duke looks to get back in the win column Saturday at 12:30 p.m. with a road matchup at Miami:


Beats' picks: Will Duke football take back Victory Bell from North Carolina?

(10/15/22 4:48am)

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. After a crushing loss in overtime at Georgia Tech, Duke now gets a shot against its fiercest rival, North Carolina, at 8 p.m. Saturday.


Beats' picks: Will Duke football stay undefeated in conference at Georgia Tech?

(10/07/22 2:35pm)

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. Looking to build off of a home win against Virginia, Duke meets Georgia Tech on the road Saturday at 4 p.m. with a chance for a second-straight ACC win.


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

(10/01/22 12:52am)

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. Saturday evening, Duke is a 2.5-point favorite as it hosts Virginia for its ACC opener at Wallace Wade Stadium.