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Recess interviews Dr. Paul Farmer on latest book 'Fevers, Feuds and Diamonds'

(12/16/20 5:12pm)

I did not plan to read a book about an epidemic during a pandemic. I told myself, just as I told everyone around me, that I was tired of hearing about the current pandemic — let alone any other epidemic. But that all changed very quickly when I traveled through wor(l)ds presented in “Fevers, Feuds and Diamonds,” written by Duke alum Dr. Paul Farmer and published Nov. 17.  

X-Factor: Duke will need DJ Steward to provide high-volume scoring to defeat Notre Dame

(12/16/20 6:28pm)

Coming off a double-digit loss to Illinois and over a week off from competition, the Blue Devils travel to South Bend, Ind. for their ACC opener against Notre Dame. The Blue Zone gets you ready for the matchup with a player to look out for on both sides Wednesday night:

Extra point: Duke football falls in lopsided fashion to Florida State to cap off 2020 season

(12/14/20 5:26pm)

Despite being 2-6 going into Saturday's contest, Florida State imposed its will on the Duke defense, rushing for 324 yards en route to a 56-35 victory. The Blue Zone breaks down Duke's performance on Saturday with three key takeaways, stats and what to expect moving forward. 

Stock report: Can Duke men’s basketball’s Jalen Johnson be a No. 1 draft pick?

(12/14/20 8:58am)

After propelling himself onto the national stage with his 19 points and 19 rebounds in his debut, Jalen Johnson’s name is starting to creep higher and higher on draft boards. ESPN analyst Jonathan Givony even stated Johnson is a “dark horse candidate for the No. 1 pick,” so let’s dive into what makes the freshman’s draft stock so attractive:

Five observations and more from Duke football's first half against Florida State

(12/12/20 10:59pm)

After Florida State jumped out to a four-score lead, Duke fought back to bring the game within seven points. Despite both these teams being in the basement of the ACC, the Blue Devils and Seminoles are playing like their seasons depend on the outcome of this game and it looks like this game could come down to the last snap:

Beats' picks: Can Duke football secure its first-ever win against Florida State?

(12/12/20 4:49pm)

Prior to each Duke football game, beat writers Evan Kolin, Shane Smith, Jake Piazza, Max Rego and Cam Polo will make their predictions for the contest, and we’ll track their records throughout the season. Here are their takes on the Blue Devils’ season-finale at Florida State, which pits the Seminoles as a 3.5-point favorite.