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No. 14 Duke women's soccer rebounds from midweek defeat, downs East Carolina

(09/10/23 2:51am)

Under the bright lights Thursday night, two storybook villains were set to face off in a battle of fury. East Carolina entered the gates of hell, hoping to play with fire and conquer the underworld of Koskinen Stadium. Yet the swashbuckling Pirates learned a valuable lesson in combat – mess with the Devils of Durham, go up in a blaze of blue flame. 

How social media reacted to Duke football's win against Clemson

(09/05/23 7:43pm)

After a stunning 28-7 upset against No. 9 Clemson, Duke basked in the limelight while students stormed Brooks Field at Wallace Wade Stadium and a sea of orange flooded toward the exits. With the celebrations raging on, the sports world took to social media in a flurry of tweets, memes and congratulatory posts.

Last-gasp goal earns No. 20 Duke field hockey road win against Maryland before close loss to Northwestern

(09/04/23 7:16pm)

When Duke closed out its 2022 campaign in a loss to Wake Forest in the ACC Tournament last fall, the team had seemingly hit rock bottom. With a losing record and not a single conference win, head coach Pam Bustin’s squad was struggling to make a name for itself. In the 2023 season, the Blue Devils have something to prove — to themselves, to the ACC and to the nation at large. 

Duke women's soccer 2023 season preview

(08/17/23 6:26am)

Last season, Duke had the makings of a College Cup-bound team — immense talent, steadfast teamwork and unrivaled determination. With a 15-5-3 overall record and one of the best strikers in the country with Michelle Cooper, it seemed as though head coach Robbie Church’s squad might hoist a trophy. A berth to the biggest event in college soccer, however, proved out of reach. Once more losing in the NCAA quarterfinals, the Blue Devils exited the road to a national championship in a double-overtime loss to No. 3 Alabama. 

Duke women's lacrosse falls to Boston College in ACC tournament quarterfinals, ending season

(04/27/23 5:08pm)

With 10:48 remaining in the third quarter and the score 9-4 in favor of Boston College, junior attacker Katie DeSimone caused a turnover from Hunter Roman, who turned around and checked DeSimone. Roman was dealt a yellow card, and it seemed like the tides might be turning in the Blue Devils’ favor. 

'We just didn’t connect:' Inconsistency plagues Duke women's lacrosse again in heartbreaking loss to North Carolina

(04/22/23 5:41pm)

With 31.3 seconds on the clock, Duke had the opportunity of a lifetime. Down by a goal to their archrival, No. 6 North Carolina, head coach Kerstin Kimel called a timeout in hopes of cashing in on a last-ditch effort to even things up and force overtime play. However, with the clock swiftly winding down, the Blue Devils could not get a shot off in time, their chances of pulling off an underdog victory dashed.

ChronChat: What do Filipowski's return, Mgbako's decommitment mean for Duke men's basketball?

(04/12/23 2:32am)

After more than two weeks of return and departure announcements by Duke’s star freshmen and junior captain Jeremy Roach, the final domino fell Tuesday morning with the news that ACC Rookie of the Year Kyle Filipowski will return for his sophomore season. Shortly after, five-star prospect and top-ranked Mackenzie Mgbako announced his decommitment, adding another foil to the developing roster puzzle for head coach Jon Scheyer in year two.