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Q&A: Former point guard Tommy Amaker continues career after Duke

(09/22/15 4:26am)

After spending time in the ACC and Big Ten, Harvard head coach Tommy Amaker has transformed the Crimson into a trendy Cinderella pick in March. A four-year starter at point guard at Duke from 1983-87, Amaker graduated as the program's leader in single-season assists and career assist-to-turnover ratio. He was an assistant under head coach Mike Krzyzewski until 1997 before head coaching stints at Seton Hall, Michigan and Harvard, where he has been since the 2007-08 season. The Chronicle's Ryan Hoerger spoke with Amaker about the upcoming season. Below is a condensed version of their conversation:

Injury report: Duke football vs. Northwestern

(09/17/15 10:31pm)

The Blue Devils will face their biggest test so far this season when they host No. 23 Northwestern at 12:30 p.m. at Wallace Wade Stadium. If Duke is to pick up its first win of the year against a ranked opponent, head coach David Cutcliffe's squad will have to do so without two key cogs in in the running game, according to the Duke injury report released Thursday evening:

Q&A: DICON manual helps NFL teams reduce risk of infection

(09/15/15 4:04am)

With Week 1 of the NFL season in the books, football is officially back. To help players stay healthy, the Duke Infection Control Outreach Network published an educational manual for preventing infections in locker rooms, which was distributed to all 32 teams in August. The Chronicle’s Ryan Hoerger spoke with DICON’s Dr. Deverick Anderson about how teams can best mitigate the risk of an infection spreading. Below is a condensed version of their conversation.

Cash, Skura, Edwards headline preseason watch lists for Duke football

(08/03/15 9:11am)

Duke opens the season Sept. 3 at Tulane—a Thursday night game to help kick off the college football slate. The primetime slot is the Blue Devils' second Thursday night game in as many years, a new trend for a program that had endured many long seasons prior to its current string of three consecutive bowl trips.