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Chronicle postgame: Duke football vs. Georgia Tech

(10/30/16 6:15am)

After the Blue Devils rallied from a 28-7 halftime deficit to take a 35-31 lead in the fourth quarter against Georgia Tech, Yellow Jacket quarterback Justin Thomas orchestrated a game-winning touchdown drive to lift his team to a 38-35 victory. Georgia Tech outgained Duke 605-559 in the shootout, as Thomas totaled a career-high 459 yards. The Chronicle's Mitchell Gladstone and Ben Feder broke down the loss from Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta and discussed what it means for the Blue Devils heading into the last four games of the season.


Chronicle postgame: Duke men's basketball vs. Virginia State

(10/29/16 5:43am)

Luke Kennard poured in 30 points to lift the Blue Devils past Virginia State 90-59 in their first exhibition of the season, and freshman center Marques Bolden also posted a double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds. Co-captains Grayson Allen and Matt Jones both missed time during the game with injuries, but head coach Mike Krzyzewski did not foresee any lingering issues in his postgame press conference. 



Chronicle pregame: Duke football vs. Georgia Tech

(10/28/16 4:52am)

With a well-rested Duke team coming off its bye week set to travel to Atlanta to play Georgia Tech Saturday at noon, The Chronicle's Amrith Ramkumar, Mitchell Gladstone and Ben Feder discussed the critical ACC matchup for the Blue Devils. Duke won its first game against a triple-option offense this year with a 13-6 victory against Army, but the Yellow Jackets are more explosive with several dangerous offensive threats. There is less than a month left in the regular season, and the outcome of Saturday's contest could make or break the Blue Devils' bowl chances.


Chronicle pregame: Duke men's basketball vs. Virginia State

(10/28/16 4:52am)

The Chronicle's Amrith Ramkumar and Hank Tucker break down the main storylines surrounding the Blue Devils ahead of Duke's first exhibition game of the season Friday at 7 p.m. against Virginia State. Freshmen Jayson Tatum and Harry Giles will both be sidelined with injuries, but newly minted preseason ACC Player of the Year Grayson Allen will lead the Blue Devils in the backcourt. Duke was also picked to finish first in the ACC at the conference's media day Wednesday.




Chronicle postgame: Countdown to Craziness

(10/23/16 3:55am)

The Chronicle's Brian Pollack and Hank Tucker analyze what they saw at Countdown to Craziness Saturday night as the White Team earned a 52-37 win against the Blue Team. Freshmen Jayson Tatum and Frank Jackson led their respective teams and showcased their offensive skills for the first time in front of the Cameron Crazies, combining for 30 points. The Blue Devils will take the court against another opponent for the first time next Friday when they host Virginia State in an exhibition contest.


Chronicle pregame: Countdown to Craziness

(10/21/16 5:28am)

With Countdown to Craziness coming up Saturday night, The Chronicle's men's basketball beat writers Amrith Ramkumar, Brian Pollack, Sameer Pandhare and Hank Tucker previewed Duke's annual season kickoff event and discussed the high expectations surrounding this year's Blue Devils. Check out which newcomers our writers will keep an eye on Saturday night and why veterans like Grayson Allen and Amile Jefferson may have different roles this year than in the past.



Chron Chat: Breaking down Duke football's 3-4 start

(10/20/16 5:44am)

The Chronicle's football beat writers Amrith Ramkumar, Sam Turken, Brian Mazur and Ben Feder took a step back during the Blue Devils' bye week to analyze Duke's up-and-down season so far. Although the Blue Devils are just 0-3 in the ACC with disappointing losses against Wake Forest and Virginia, they notched a major nonconference upset at Notre Dame Sept. 24 and stayed competitive at No. 7 Louisville Friday night. 


The Chronicle's Amrith Ramkumar goes on the Krazie Times podcast to discuss Duke's 2016-17 team

(10/19/16 5:44am)

Ahead of Countdown to Craziness Saturday, The Chronicle's Amrith Ramkumar was a guest on the new Krazie Times Podcast, which was created by three of Duke's line monitors to discuss what it's like being a Duke fan. On this week's episode, they brought Ramkumar in to break down this year's Blue Devil team. Check out the conversation starting at about 22:00 below: 



Chronicle postgame: Duke football vs. Louisville

(10/15/16 5:44am)

The Chronicle's Brian Pollack and Sameer Pandhare analyze Duke's 24-14 loss at No. 7 Louisville Friday night at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. The Blue Devils were 35-point underdogs but nearly pulled off a shocking upset by controlling the clock and containing Heisman Trophy frontrunner Lamar Jackson, but fell short late, dropping to 3-4 and 0-3 in the ACC. 


Chronicle pregame: Duke football vs. Louisville

(10/14/16 5:36am)

Following a hard-fought 13-6 win against Army, Duke will travel to Louisville, Ky., to take on the No. 7 Cardinals and Heisman Trophy frontrunner Lamar Jackson Friday at 7 p.m. The Blue Devils are 35-point underdogs against a team that has College Football Playoff aspirations and averages almost 60 points per game, but hope to shock the college football world again after upsetting Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., earlier this season. 


Chronicle postgame: Duke football vs. Army

(10/09/16 12:02am)

Following Duke's 13-6 win against Army Saturday afternoon at Wallace Wade Stadium, The Chronicle's Hank Tucker and Sid Bhaskara break down the Blue Devils' stifling defensive effort in a steady rainstorm caused by Hurricane Matthew. Duke was unable to generate more than 50 passing yards because of the tough conditions but persevered to get back to .500 this season thanks to some key fourth-quarter stops: