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ChronSports' 2020 what-if series: Duke baseball

(04/09/20 12:02pm)

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 and women's basketball. Next up: baseball.




Duke men's lacrosse looking to right the ship against High Point

(02/08/20 3:25pm)

For the second year in a row, Duke dropped one of its first two games of the year last Saturday, falling at home to unranked Air Force. This week, the Blue Devils have a chance to get back on track following their surprising loss to the Falcons against the school that shocked them in their home opener last year: No. 20 High Point. 




Five observations from Duke men’s basketball’s first half against Clemson

(01/15/20 12:50am)

Clemson, S.C.—After cruising through their last two weeks of ACC play, the Blue Devils are in a battle in the first half against the Tigers Tuesday night, entering halftime trailing 40-33. Clemson caught fire from deep and powered through Duke’s defense for some tough buckets to energize the crowd in Littlejohn Coliseum and give the third-ranked Blue Devils their stiffest conference challenge since Virginia Tech in early December. Here are five observations from the opening half.



Thoughts on the AP poll: Duke men's basketball remains at No. 2 despite dominant week

(01/06/20 5:11pm)

After Duke put the finishing touches on one of the best decades in program history, college basketball rang in 2020 in appropriate fashion with a pair of top-five upsets on back-to-back nights. The Blue Zone will be here every Monday at noon until March giving you the biggest takeaways from each poll:



Duke men's basketball to travel to Blacksburg to take on a new-look Virginia Tech

(12/05/19 3:25pm)

While their classmates scramble to finish the presentations, projects and papers they’ve been putting off for weeks as the semester winds down at Duke, the Blue Devils will be wrapping up a particularly grueling stretch of their own on the court Friday with their second road game in four days.



'He responded well': Matthew Hurt stars in Duke men's basketball's win against Winthrop

(11/30/19 6:52am)

Anyone familiar with the Duke men's basketball program has likely heard of head coach Mike Krzyzewski’s concept of the 'next play'—that is, no matter what just happened, be it good or bad, what's most important is what you do next. It is a critical facet of Krzyzewski's coaching philosophy and something he has instilled in generations of players dating back to his first few years in Durham in the 1980s.