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Midseason check-in: Breaking down No. 19 Duke football's season on the bye week

(10/07/23 5:20pm)

After a grueling loss to Notre Dame, the Blue Devils have time to rest during their bye this weekend. With almost the entirety of Duke's conference slate staring it down, The Chronicle's beat writers answer the most pressing questions about the season so far and the path forward.


Beats' picks: Can No. 17 Duke football take down No. 11 Notre Dame in prime-time showpiece?

(09/30/23 5:49pm)

Earlier this month, the Blue Devils defied odds and took down then top-10 Clemson at home. On Saturday night, No. 17 Duke faces its second major test of the month against No. 11 Notre Dame at Wallace Wade Stadium. The Chronicle's beat writers are here to offer their predictions about whether the Blue Devils can stay undefeated against a talented Fighting Irish team:


Who could the celebrity guest picker be when College GameDay comes to cover No. 17 Duke football?

(09/25/23 4:55pm)

ESPN College GameDay is coming to Durham this Saturday, and the question on everyone’s mind is who the celebrity guest picker will be. With numerous notable alumni in sports, entertainment and beyond, the possibilities are plenty. The Blue Zone brings you some of our writers’ predictions:


Duke men's lacrosse's Danowski, women's lacrosse's Chrest Erbe inducted into National Lacrosse Hall of Fame

(09/21/23 9:37pm)

On Thursday afternoon, Duke men’s lacrosse head coach John Danowski and former women’s lacrosse star Katie Chrest Erbe were inducted into the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame, further cementing their place in Blue Devil — and the sport’s — folklore.






ChronChat: Predicting the 2023 Duke football season

(09/04/23 2:10pm)

The Blue Devils get their highly anticipated 2023 season off to a bang Monday night against reigning ACC champions Clemson at Wallace Wade Stadium, hoping to build on a remarkable season and take another step forward. The Chronicle's beat writers are here to forecast everything Duke football, from records to MVP predictions and more.



Column: To truly compete with the ACC's best, Duke football must prove its worth immediately

(09/01/23 4:13am)

Head coach Mike Elko’s rapid, dramatic turnaround of the football program was, by all means, miraculous. I won’t beat a dead horse by recounting the Blue Devils’ every woe of 2021 (eight, specifically, from ACC play), but the season was as dismal as its conference record showed. 





Column: After disappointing 2023 season, it's time for Duke women's lacrosse to begin its next chapter

(06/03/23 7:17pm)

After a fairytale regular-season run in 2022, Duke began the 2023 season with a No. 11 ranking and conference — and national — title hopes. With Tewaaraton Award nominee and First Team All-American Maddie Jenner, the draw control queen, star goalkeeper Sophia LeRose and attackers Anna Callahan and Eva Greco all returning for fifth years, the Blue Devils’ losses seemed minimal. They were poised for greatness, teetering on the brink of ACC success. 


PHILLY SPECIAL: Leadmon's controversial sudden-death goal propels Duke men's lacrosse past Penn State, into NCAA title game

(05/27/23 7:21pm)

PHILADELPHIA— Sixteen seconds to play and a score tied at 15. Duke had the ball coming out of its timeout. As the clock ticked down, star junior attackman Brennan O’Neill was smothered by Penn State’s defense. He dumped the ball off to Garrett Leadmon, who fired off a shot as time expired; it went wide, and the game was heading to overtime. 



Duke women's lacrosse breaks close-game curse at Louisville, extends season with first-round ACC tournament win

(04/24/23 1:34am)

With just under four minutes to play, senior attacker Caroline DeBellis brought the ball up behind the goal, moving to her right around the crease. Cutting directly toward her from the top of the eight-meter arc was sophomore attacker Carly Bernstein. DeBellis dumped it off and Bernstein followed through, breaking the 11-11 tie and putting Duke up — for good.


'We just ran out of time': Duke women's lacrosse closes regular-season with hard-fought loss to No. 6 North Carolina

(04/21/23 3:08am)

Even with a 1-7 ACC record facing the sixth-ranked team in the country, it was the Blue Devils who got on the board first Thursday evening. It was the Blue Devils who kept it neck and neck with their rivals, never falling more than two goals behind. And when that final buzzer sounded, it was the Blue Devils at a one-goal deficit for the fifth time this season.