Use the fields below to perform an advanced search of The Chronicle's archives. This will return articles, images, and multimedia relevant to your query. You can also try a Basic search
242 items found for your search. If no results were found please broaden your search.
In my first meeting in Flowers, it took about five seconds for me to feel like I was out of my league. As soon as I entered the world of Chronicle Sports, I was greeted all around by small talk about names, teams, and events that I only vaguely knew about as well as arguments over flaming hot takes I could only smile and nod at.
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 and baseball. Next on the list: men’s lacrosse.
Amid fears of COVID-19 and its rising impact within the United States, the NCAA has officially ruled to hold all upcoming championship events with just family and critical staff present. This includes both men's and women's NCAA tournaments. In a statement released on Twitter, NCAA president Mark Emmert cited the decision as one based on public health concerns for all involved.
At 6 p.m. Saturday, No. 12 Duke will take on a sub-.500 North Carolina squad in its regular season finale. In the teams' Feb. 8 meeting, the Blue Devils came out on top in an instant classic. Will Duke be able to replicate that magic in Cameron Indoor Stadium?
Currently nursing a two-game losing streak, No. 12 Duke started out sluggish Monday night in Cameron Indoor Stadium, but a late surge has the Blue Devils up on North Carolina State 38-36. Here are five observations from the opening period.
Last week was not kind to the Blue Devils.
Despite the dominance expected of a program with the Blue Devils' pedigree, Duke has had to earn every bit of its top-15 ranking with every prior nonconference match coming down to the wire.
Facing an opponent 1,600 miles from home and one mile above sea level, the Blue Devils hit the road looking to take on an opponent in both hostile and physically treacherous territory.
Freshman guard Cassius Stanley did not play in Duke's contest against Notre Dame Saturday afternoon. Although the Los Angeles native was seen on the floor during warmups, Stanley left for the locker room shortly afterwards with an eye injury and did not return to action in Cameron.
In many ways, Florida State was the final rung in Duke’s incredibly daunting ACC ladder.
CHAPEL HILL—Down 13 with under four minutes left in regulation, Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski and his squad faced the prospect of being on the receiving end of an embarrassing loss to a severely under-powered conference rival. Krzyzewski needed to pull a rabbit out of a hat to save the evening.
At the half, North Carolina leads Duke 44-35 behind a balanced scoring effort and superiority on the boards. Here are five observations from the first 20 minutes of play.
Duke and North Carolina will battle for the 252nd time Saturday afternoon when they face off at the Dean Dome in Chapel Hill. Our Evan Kolin, Winston Lindqwister, Conner McLeod, Michael Model, Glen Morgenstern, Derek Saul and Shane Smith break down their predictions for the latest iteration of the Tobacco Road rivalry. Who do you think will come out on top?
For one of the most storied rivalries in college athletics, this year's first matchup between Duke and North Carolina lacks some of the excitement that usually precedes it.
SYRACUSE, N.Y.—Duke has been here before. Foul trouble on stars, opponents raining threes in the final minutes of play and the Blue Devils’ scoring relegated to the free throw line, all of which have been the tell-tale sign of a death knell for Duke.
Syracuse, N.Y.—Playing in front of a raucous Carrier Dome crowd, the Orange’s 2-3 zone effectively slowed down No. 9 Duke’s offense, though the Blue Devils lead 40-36 heading to the locker room thanks to a late surge. Here are five observations from the opening period.
SYRACUSE, N.Y.—Duke was short-staffed in Saturday night's contest against Syracuse.
Saturday's matchup against Louisville in Cameron Indoor Stadium meant much more to Duke than just another ACC matchup. With heavy implications for ACC standings and NCAA tournament seeding, plus a chance at a much-needed bounce back win after a deflating road Clemson loss, the Blue Devils desperately needed to make a statement.