Sports: Colleges

Oct. 16, 2014 @ 02:26 PM

UNC’s Williams turns to old pal for word on Jackets

North Carolina quarterback Marquise Williams got some advice on how to beat Georgia Tech this week from an old friend — Duke quarterback Anthony Boone, who helped hand the Yellow Jackets their first loss last Saturday.

Oct. 15, 2014 @ 07:04 PM

Duke basketball racks up preseason accolades

As the start of the 2014-15 men’s basketball season approaches, numerous media outlets recently released their preseason team rankings and individual honors and awards, with the Duke men’s basketball team well represented.

Oct. 15, 2014 @ 06:45 PM

Jackets must move past Duke loss, prep for UNC

Georgia Tech’s first loss of the season still stings. Coach Paul Johnson said “you don’t get a re-do” and the Yellow Jackets must move past last week’s 31-25 home loss to Duke. Even so, on Tuesday he was still bemoaning his team’s mistakes, including three turnovers, in the game.

Oct. 15, 2014 @ 06:38 PM

NCCU looks to tree Bears’ run game

The Morgan State Bears haven’t stopped running since the season started. N.C. Central had something for that sort of thing last weekend when the Eagles slowed down S.C. State’s strong ground game during a 48-35 road win. The Bulldogs had been averaging 210 rushing yards per contest, but the Eagles put them on a leash, limiting SCSU to 77 yards on a voluminous 44 carries.

Oct. 15, 2014 @ 04:02 PM

Expectations lower for Duke women despite post star's return

With all-American guards Chelsea Gray and Alexis Jones no longer with the team — and senior center Elizabeth Williams the lone player back who started more than five games last season — the Blue Devils no longer carry expectations placing them among the nation’s elite.

Oct. 14, 2014 @ 02:10 PM

Tuesday Duke football notes

Injury updates, a look at the balanced offense and Duke's quest for third consecutive bowl trip

Oct. 13, 2014 @ 07:54 PM

NCCU, Duke football players tops in their leagues

Both N.C. Central and Duke won on the gridiron on Saturday. Here are a few guys who helped them do it.

Oct. 13, 2014 @ 06:43 PM

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Oct. 16, 2014 @ 02:29 PM

Tar Heels hope to carry over momentum from Irish loss

At this point last year, North Carolina used a close loss on national television to spur a surprising turnaround. Now UNC (2-4, 0-2 ACC) hopes the positive momentum from its 50-43 loss at No. 5 Notre Dame last Saturday will lead to a similar second-half resurgence.

Oct. 12, 2014 @ 08:48 PM

FANFARE: Duke women's golf wins at UNC

Tar Heels stay hot in soccer, field hockey; Duke gets wins in volleyball, women's golf and field hockey

Oct. 12, 2014 @ 08:11 PM

Duke reasserts itself with win over Georgia Tech

 Blue Devils find their offensive footing again to keep Coastal race close

Oct. 12, 2014 @ 04:59 PM

Duke football Morning After

Following a big win over Georiga Tech, a closer look at Duke's stout defense, improvements in the passing game and some injury updates

Oct. 12, 2014 @ 03:30 PM

Despite losses, UNC feels primed for solid finish

Tar Heels confident after strong performance in loss at Notre Dame

Oct. 12, 2014 @ 07:17 PM

Inspired Eagles flex muscles in MEAC

NCCU pushed around S.C. State to stake its claim in league race

Oct. 12, 2014 @ 12:17 AM

Murphy leads Boston College past N.C. State

Nothing could stop Boston College’s productive ground game. Not a muddy field, not a long delay and — once again — definitely not N.C. State. Tyler Murphy rushed for 132 yards and two touchdowns and the Eagles beat N.C. State 30-14 on Saturday for the Wolfpack’s 11th straight Atlantic Coast Conference loss.