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Duke women's lacrosse 2023 season preview

(02/10/23 3:35am)

Last year, Duke had its best regular season since 2007. Through 16 games, it had only lost one, a tight 18-16 contest in then-No. 3 Syracuse’s JMA Wireless Dome. The Blue Devils downed No. 2 Boston College in Koskinen Stadium, upsetting the 2021 national champions for the Senior Day victory. However, Duke’s efficient unit unraveled as the stakes increased. It lost to eventual ACC and national champion North Carolina 18-4 to close out the regular season, fell in the quarterfinals of the conference tournament to Notre Dame and was eliminated in just the second round of the NCAA tournament. The promising 16-game run ended in disappointment. 




Pre-K: Inside the early days and origins of the Tobacco Road Rivalry

(02/02/23 4:31am)

For 42 years, “Coach K” and “the rivalry” were intrinsically linked. Mike Krzyzewski dominated the Duke-North Carolina narrative, driving the competition and fueling the fire. Without his familiar face as the frontman, many have questioned the future of the rivalry. The 1,560 Duke students camped out in Krzyzewskiville, and the hundreds more who fell short in their hunt for that coveted real estate, disagree.





Beats' picks: Will Duke football win Military Bowl matchup against UCF?

(12/27/22 4:35am)

Before every game this season, our football beat writers predict whether the Blue Devils will pick up a win in their weekly matchup and keep track of their records throughout the year. On Wednesday, Duke has one last matchup: a Military Bowl showdown against UCF in Annapolis, Md., at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. 









Beats' picks: Will Duke men's basketball defeat Purdue for Phil Knight Legacy title?

(11/27/22 2:56pm)

On the heels of back-to-back wins against Oregon State and Xavier, No. 8 Duke now looks ahead to its championship tilt at the Phil Knight Legacy against No. 24 Purdue in Portland, Ore. With both the Blue Devils and Boilermakers in pursuit of a trophy in the Rose Quarter, our beat writers make their predictions before Sunday's 3:30 p.m. tipoff at the Moda Center.


Beats' picks: Will Duke football close out regular season with a win against Wake Forest?

(11/26/22 4:28am)

Before every game this season, our football beat writers predict whether the Blue Devils will pick up a win in their weekly matchup and keep track of their records throughout the year. Duke has one last regular-season game Saturday when Wake Forest comes to Wallace Wade Stadium for a 3:30 p.m. kickoff.