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Current and former Duke women's basketball players react to Joanne P. McCallie's resignation

(07/03/20 1:15am)

Thursday morning yielded stunning news in the world of Duke Athletics, as women’s basketball’s Joanne P. McCallie announced that she was stepping away as head coach of the program. Almost instantly, current and former Blue Devil women’s basketball players reacted with an outpouring of love and support for McCallie. 


Film room: Analyzing Duke men's basketball point guard Jeremy Roach

(07/04/20 5:05pm)

Another year, another new crop of men's basketball players coming to Durham. In this series, we will analyze film on each of Duke’s signees and transfers for the 2020-21 season. Previous film rooms include Jalen Johnson and DJ Steward. Let’s continue with the player who could be next in line at the point guard spot: Jeremy Roach.


Who should start at quarterback for Duke football this season?

(06/15/20 6:58am)

With Quentin Harris out of eligibility, Duke heads into its second consecutive fall looking for a new starting quarterback. Our Max Rego, Alex Jackson and Jake Piazza break down the case for each of the Blue Devils' three main options: redshirt junior Chris Katrenick, Clemson transfer Chase Brice and redshirt sophomore Gunnar Holmberg.


Historic moments: Duke women’s golf 3-peats in dominant fashion

(06/08/20 2:21am)

The Chronicle’s best wins bracket previously introduced some of Duke men’s basketball’s top moments throughout the years. This new series coincides with those moments, shedding light on some of Duke Athletics’ other highlights throughout the school’s storied history. We hope you enjoy this stroll down memory lane. Today's moment: Duke takes home a third consecutive national title in women’s golf in May of 2007.


Is the star power of Zion Williamson having an impact on the NBA restart?

(06/03/20 7:09pm)

With various professional sports leagues preparing plans to return to action, the NBA is currently considering multiple options for the conclusion of its season. Currently, Orlando is the overwhelming favorite to be the host city for the NBA’s “bubble” of players, coaches and other league and organizational personnel, as the ESPN Wide World of Sports offers the facilities to accommodate such a large group. 


Historic moments: Duke men's golf's Adam Long takes the title from Mickelson at Desert Classic

(05/13/20 5:00pm)

The Chronicle’s best wins bracket  previously introduced some of Duke men’s basketball’s top moments  throughout the years. This new series coincides with those moments,  shedding light on some of Duke Athletics’ other highlights throughout  the school’s storied history. We hope you enjoy this stroll down memory lane. Today's moment: Former Duke standout golfer Adam Long emerges victorious at the 2019 Desert Classic.




ChronSports’ 2020 what-if series: Duke women’s golf

(04/21/20 11:40am)

With the suspension and later cancellation of all Duke athletic competition due to the spread of coronavirus, many Blue Devil seasons were abruptly cut short. The Chronicle is going to take a look back at those seasons affected as well as what we missed out on with their cancellations. We've already looked at men's basketball, women's basketball, baseball, men's lacrosse, women's lacrosse, and men's tennis. Next up: women's golf.



Duke men's basketball 2019-20 player review: Vernon Carey Jr.

(04/04/20 7:37pm)

Season breakdown: Two words: freshman phenom. Vernon Carey Jr. was among the most dominant diaper dandies in America this season, providing a consistent interior presence on both ends of the floor. He displayed a refined offensive skill set throughout the year, and often gave the Blue Devils a reliable option to turn to in crucial moments. In the low post, the South Florida native utilized a bevy of moves to his favor, particularly quick spins and drop steps. 


ChronSports' 2020 what-if series: Duke women's basketball

(04/02/20 1:57am)

With the suspension and later cancellation of all Duke athletic competition due to the spread of coronavirus, many Blue Devil seasons were abruptly cut short. The Chronicle is going to take a look back at those seasons affected as well as what we missed out on with their cancellations. We've already looked at men's basketball. Now it's time for women's basketball.



X-Factor: Key matchups for Duke men's basketball in the ACC tournament

(03/12/20 2:30pm)

Start your engines—it’s time for some tournament action. The Blue Devils head into the week in Greensboro, N.C., as the ACC's No. 4 seed after a 15-5 conference record and will need to be firing on all cylinders if they hope to secure their third ACC tournament title in the last four years. With three victories in three days needed to earn the crown, the Blue Zone breaks down some key matchups to look for between Duke and its potential competition:


Duke women’s golf finishes strong, secures 3rd place at the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

(03/10/20 9:12pm)

After last season ended with the program’s seventh national championship, expectations are once again high for the Blue Devils on the links. After losing only Virginia Elena Carta to graduation and adding two highly-touted freshmen in Erica Shepherd and Megan Furtney, Duke is slated to be one of the top contenders once the calendar shifts to late May for the NCAA Championship. 




With spring practice in swing, Duke football welcomes back Mark Gilbert and searches for a QB

(03/04/20 4:52pm)

Ninety-three days after concluding a 5-7 2019 campaign, the Blue Devils returned to the practice field, holding their first spring practice Monday morning. After the practice, a trio of Duke players, quarterbacks Gunnar Holmberg and Chris Katrenick and safety Michael Carter II, and head coach David Cutcliffe addressed the media. Here are some key quotes from the media availability Monday.