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Beats picks: Will Duke women's basketball sweep North Carolina at regular-season closer in Chapel Hill?

(10 hours ago)

The Blue Devils head to Chapel Hill Sunday afternoon for a vital rivalry clash against North Carolina, looking for both a season sweep and a boost in seeding for the ACC tournament. The Chronicle's beat writers are here to offer their predictions of how Duke will fare:

Even when tested by Syracuse's elite offense, Duke women's basketball proves its defensive mettle

(02/23/24 5:38pm)

After back-to-back losses at the hands of Virginia Tech and Notre Dame, Duke desperately needed to right the ship in order not to fall into a three-game slide. In a Thursday night road test against No. 17 Syracuse, the Blue Devils did just that, dismantling the Orange’s dynamic offense and picking up their first ranked road win of the season while showing the ceiling for how elite their defense can be when playing to their full potential. 

Duke baseball 2024 season preview

(02/15/24 1:58pm)

Following an expectation-defying season finishing one win short of a trip to the College World Series, head coach Chris Pollard has revamped the Duke roster in hopes of achieving the ultimate goal this time around. Entering the season ranked No. 12 in the country, the Blue Devils have their eyes set on reaching Omaha, Neb., for the first time since 1961.

Beats' picks: Can Duke women's basketball outlast North Carolina in season's first rivalry showdown?

(02/11/24 6:08am)

Duke welcomes hometown rival North Carolina to Cameron Indoor Stadium Sunday afternoon for their first showdown of the season. Before the 2 p.m. tipoff, The Chronicle’s beat writers are here to offer their predictions about how the Blue Devils will fare:

Despite characteristically solid defense, offensive miscues nearly cost Duke women's basketball against Wake Forest

(02/09/24 8:35pm)

During the heart of league play, every game matters. This rings especially true in the ACC, arguably the best conference in women’s hoops, where five of the league’s teams are ranked in the top 25, with three other squads receiving votes in the poll. 

Q&A: 3-year Duke football captain reflects on Senior Bowl experience, preparation for NFL Draft

(02/07/24 12:30am)

Over the last five years, DeWayne Carter became synonymous with Duke football, as the defensive tackle served as the first three-time captain in program history. The veteran was excellent on the field, garnering All-ACC honors in three separate seasons while anchoring tough Blue Devil defenses up front his redshirt junior and senior years. As a result, Carter was selected to participate in the Reese’s Senior Bowl, an event showcasing some of the top seniors in college football in front of numerous NFL scouts and coaches. 

Duke women's basketball honors Pat Summitt's legacy, shows true colors in colossal win against No. 23 Florida State

(01/26/24 7:03pm)

A casual viewer may have been confused when they walked into Cameron Indoor Stadium Thursday night. Duke donned its gray uniforms for the first time this season, and the entire staff wore purple “The Sisterhood” pullovers as part of the team’s “We Back Pat” night, honoring legendary coach Pat Summitt while raising awareness for Alzheimer’s disease. But despite the unusual visuals, the team showed its true colors on the court.