Sports: Colleges

Sep. 06, 2014 @ 11:30 PM

Devils dominant again

Duke rallies from early deficit to beat Troy and extend it's road winning streak to six


Sep. 06, 2014 @ 10:14 PM

Duke wins at Troy

Blue Devils erase early deficit to win handily


Sep. 06, 2014 @ 08:48 PM

Duke rallies to lead Troy at half

Blue Devils recover from slow start


Sep. 05, 2014 @ 03:44 PM

NCCU's Jerry Mack chases 1st head coaching win Saturday

First-year N.C. Central coach Jerry Mack Saturday will go after inaugural wins both as a head coach and at O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium during the home opener for the Eagles, who host Elizabeth City State (5 p.m., NCCUEaglePride.com).


Sep. 06, 2014 @ 02:52 AM

Tar Heels prep for exotic packages carried by Aztecs

San Diego State might bring an innovative defense filled with exotic blitzes, pre-snap movement and different coverages to Kenan Stadium for its matchup with No. 21 North Carolina tonight (8:05 p.m., ESPNews).


Sep. 05, 2014 @ 02:37 PM

Duke hopes to build on 'road warrior' success at Troy

Last season, one of the most impressive things the Blue Devils did en route to a 10-4 record and ACC Coastal Division championship was go undefeated in games played on their opponents’ home fields. As Duke (1-0) travels to Troy, Alabama for its first road game of the season Saturday (7, ESPN3.com), Blue Devils coach David Cutcliffe said his team must find the same mentality that last year’s group had.


Sep. 05, 2014 @ 02:55 PM

Spurrier, USC prep for visit from tough East Carolina

Steve Spurrier sounds less certain about No. 21 South Carolina’s potential for big things than he did a few weeks ago.
Then again, a performance like the Gamecocks’ 52-28 embarrassing loss at home against Texas A&M might shake even the staunchest believer’s faith. South Carolina, 0-1 for the first time since 1999, tries to get back on track Saturday (7 p.m., ESPNU) against East Carolina a big winner in its opener against visiting N.C. Central last week.


Sep. 05, 2014 @ 02:04 PM

Demon Deacons hope to rebound from tough opening loss

New Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson isn’t going to scrap everything just because his team lost its opener in embarrassing fashion. The Demon Deacons simply have to get better at those things — starting with Saturday’s game against Gardner-Webb of the FCS.


Sep. 05, 2014 @ 01:59 PM

N.C. State readies for visit from pass-happy Old Dominion

North Carolina State’s defense is preparing for an entirely different challenge this week. The Wolfpack’s pass defense figures to get a test Saturday night from an Old Dominion team that is capable of throwing the ball all over the field.


Sep. 05, 2014 @ 02:17 PM

GameDay | NCCU

Elizabeth City State vs. N.C. Central


Sep. 05, 2014 @ 12:18 AM

Strong field for Duke Nike Classic

Three fellow teams ranked in the top 20 join Duke at Koskinen Stadium for women's soccer doubleheaders Friday and Sunday


Sep. 04, 2014 @ 09:28 PM

D-II ECSU relishes road underdog role at NCCU Saturday

N.C. Central is expected to have the upper hand Saturday against Elizabeth City State after being in the underdog role at ECU last week. Plus, NCCU coach Jerry Mack says NCCU wasn't the first program to call him, but it was the best fit.


Sep. 04, 2014 @ 05:43 PM

Injury bug bites Duke LB corps again; France goes down

Duke’s linebacker limbo has another degree of difficulty this week. Already playing without redshirt senior Kelby Brown, out for the season with a knee injury, Duke will not have senior C.J. France when it plays at Troy on Saturday night (7 p.m., ESPN.com).


Sep. 04, 2014 @ 08:13 PM

Blue Devils work without K; PF Jefferson (hip) recuperating

Returning Duke starter Amile Jefferson has been sidelined since June with a hip injury and he’s been unable to work on the court.


Sep. 03, 2014 @ 06:41 PM

Helton, Duke LBs look to 'knife to ball' against Troy

Because the unit lost an all-ACC player in preseason, Duke’s linebacking corps finds itself in a particularly bright spotlight as the season begins.