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The Duke offense never gave up after falling behind Saturday night, even if fans did, Palmatary writes.
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No giving up on Duke

Unlike most people in Durham on Saturday night, I was actually aware that the Blue Devils were on the road facing off with upstart Florida International in what had the potential to be a...


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The problem with the NCAA

The drumbeat has gotten louder and louder and louder. It echoed when a rash of unnecessary suspensions and penalties befell players like A.J. Green and Michael Crabtree.


Kenny Anunike ranks second nationwide­—and best in the ACC—in sacks this season.
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The Midwestern Mauler

For a Duke defense that ranked 113th out of 120 Division I teams last year with just 12 sacks, it was a bit surprising to see the Blue Devils sack Andrew Luck twice.


Seth Curry led the Blue Devils’ epic comeback against North Carolina.
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A job I’ll never forget

A little over a year ago, I unsuccessfully struggled to restrain myself as Gordon Hayward heaved the biggest shot of his career. I leapt to my feet, threw my hands in the air and hugged my fellow...