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Former Duke women's basketball standout Chelsea Gray wins 2022 WNBA Finals MVP

(09/18/22 11:39pm)

Twenty-three years ago, Michele Van Gorp became the first former Blue Devil to play in a WNBA Finals. Fourteen years ago, Wanisha Smith became the first former Blue Devil to play for a WNBA championship team. Ten years ago, Karima Christmas-Kelly became the first former Blue Devil to play in and win a WNBA Finals-clinching game. Six years ago, Chelsea Gray and Alana Beard became the first pair of former Blue Devils to secure a WNBA title as teammates.







Column: In drawing North Carolina, Duke men's soccer proved its resiliency and growth

(09/18/22 3:56am)

Windsor. Eldridge. Bow. Bolo. There are many ways to tie a tie, something that the Blue Devils learned well in 2020-21. That season, the group went 4-10-3, while three of those losses and their home-opening win were decided in overtime, all of which would now be counted as ties with overtime no longer a part of the college game. Safe to say, a lot of minutes were spent in deadlock, with Duke pushing against an impenetrable barrier while presenting its own. 


Duke administrative staff declined to accept demand letter from graduate students union, per organizer

(09/17/22 3:35pm)

Following the Duke Graduate Students Union’s Thursday rally, students attempted to deliver a letter to President Vincent Price asking Duke to voluntarily recognize the union and were told by administrative staff they could not accept it, according to an organizer.  



Graham's 89th-minute goal leads No. 3 Duke women’s soccer past Syracuse

(09/17/22 1:34pm)

As the clock ticked down toward zero, it looked as if the Blue Devils would be taking another tough-luck decision this month. After a rough first half, they had controlled nearly every minute of the second 45, and a few inches here and there had been the difference between a scoreless draw and a multi-goal lead.




Changing your mind

(09/19/22 4:00am)

Coming through a pandemic, we should be used to change by now. We’ve adapted to mask-wearing, social-distancing, hand-sanitizing, and quarantining. We have experienced food-eating together and no food-eating together, gathering and no-gathering, preschool opening and preschool closing, fist-bumping and elbow-greeting. We have been flexible with remote-working, Zoom-private-chatting-in-a-meeting, work force declining, restaurants closing, and airlines canceling.