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University finds no wrongdoing involving Zion Williamson despite Michael Avenatti’s claims

(09/07/19 1:45am)

In the latest installment of the Michael Avenatti and Zion Williamson drama, Duke University seemingly shut the door on Avenatti, as its months-long investigation culminated with no evidence to support the lawyer's claims that Williamson or his family compromised his NCAA eligibility by accepting payments from Nike officials.

Q&A: Jay Bilas discusses Duke’s 1982 recruiting class

(08/26/19 3:06am)

 When he was hired by Duke four decades ago, Mike Krzyzewski was a young head coach with limited prior experience. After a tumultuous few seasons to open his tenure in Durham, Krzyzewski was able to put together a legendary recruiting class in 1982 that opened the door for him to put together arguably the most impressive coaching resume of all-time. Krzyzewski is now a five-time national champion with the Blue Devils, the all-time winningest coach in college basketball and a three-time Olympic gold medal winner as coach of U.S.A. basketball. 

Duke fall sports preview: Football

(08/22/19 12:34am)

 A lot of buzz has surrounded the Duke football program in recent months, as three-year starting quarterback Daniel Jones was selected with the sixth overall pick in April’s NFL Draft and the Blue Devils will open the season against No. 2 Alabama. Despite the headlines, Duke could be due for a disappointing fall, with a tough schedule and significant personnel losses in tow. Let’s take a look at what to expect from the Blue Devils this fall.

‘I will cry’: Zion Williamson and R.J. Barrett set to begin emotional NBA journeys Thursday

(06/20/19 3:23am)

NEW YORK—After almost a year of covering Zion Williamson, one would think no amount of frenzy could come as a surprise anymore. But at Wednesday’s media availability leading up to the NBA Draft, the madness was in its fullest effect—frustration mounted as Williamson arrived 15 minutes late to his allotted time slot as prior obligations ran long, and a full-on territory war emerged over winning the chance to catch a glance of the budding superstar.