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Duke football said goodbye to veteran figureheads in win against Pittsburgh, but its youth showed promise and poise

(11/26/23 6:45am)

In today’s era of college football, it is becoming increasingly rare to retain a large senior class, especially one that is chock-full of big-time contributors, as the best players nowadays often either dart for the NFL early or transfer for a bigger opportunity. 

5 observations and more from Duke football's first half against Pittsburgh

(11/25/23 6:23pm)

Duke welcomed Pittsburgh for its final home clash of the season at Wallace Wade Stadium Saturday afternoon, looking to wave its seniors goodbye on a triumphant note. With 30 minutes behind them, the Blue Devils are tied with the Panthers 10-10:

Beats' picks: Can Duke football overcome Pittsburgh to close regular season with home win?

(11/25/23 4:00pm)

After dropping its road contest against Virginia a week ago, the Blue Devils return home one final time in 2023 for a clash with Pittsburgh at Wallace Wade Stadium. The Chronicle’s beat writers are here for one final time this regular season to forecast whether Duke can emerge with a win:

'Very disappointing': Duke football's loss to Virginia the latest example of the Blue Devils' inability to put games away

(11/19/23 7:10pm)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.—Fourth-and-16 at home in front of a sold-out crowd. 30 seconds left in regulation against North Carolina. And now the second half in Charlottesville. Despite the immense talent Duke possesses, the Blue Devils can simply not finish the job. 

5 observations and more from Duke football's first half against Virginia

(11/18/23 9:34pm)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.—Duke entered Saturday’s matchup with struggling Virginia looking to respond from a heartbreaking double-overtime loss against North Carolina a week ago. However, the Cavaliers have made a good account of themselves in the first half of football at Scott Stadium, and both teams are tied at 10-10 heading into the locker room:

Beats' picks: Will Duke football get back in the win column against Virginia in road finale?

(11/18/23 2:07pm)

After its double-overtime loss in Chapel Hill last weekend, Duke football hits the road again, traveling a little farther up to Charlottesville, Va. The Chronicle's beat writers predict whether the Blue Devils can get back on their feet against the Cavaliers:

Scouting the opponent: Duke football must contain Malik Washington in road contest against Virginia

(11/16/23 6:40am)

In a double-overtime thriller last Saturday, Duke lost a heartbreaker, surrendering the Victory Bell once again to rival North Carolina to move to 6-4 on the season. Now, the Blue Devils will look to close out the season strong in order to finish 8-4, an identical record to last year. The first step of that mission is a road trip to Charlottesville, Va., as Duke will travel to face Virginia Saturday. 

Beats' picks: Can Duke football upset No. 24 North Carolina's high-flying offense on the road?

(11/11/23 5:06pm)

Duke heads to Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill Saturday night for a clash with hated rival No. 24 North Carolina, hoping to claim the Victory Bell for the first time since 2017. The Chronicle's beat writers are here with their predictions about whether the Blue Devils can get the job done on the road:

Scouting the opponent: Duke football must be wary of Maye, North Carolina receivers in Saturday showdown

(11/09/23 1:34am)

In a short week after a demoralizing loss to Louisville, Duke once again proved its resilience, knocking off Wake Forest 24-21 last Thursday night to move to 6-3 on the season, clinching bowl eligibility. While the dream of an ACC Championship berth is likely dead, the Blue Devils still have a chance to reach nine regular-season wins, one more than last year and a milestone that would offer a chance for the programs first 10-win season since 2013. That quest continues this weekend with a matchup that is sure to be a tense one, as Duke will travel to Chapel Hill Saturday for a chance to bring the Victory Bell back to Durham for the first time since 2018.