Sports: Duke

Dec. 21, 2014 @ 10:33 PM

No. 13 Duke pulls rank on No. 8 Kentucky

Duke had six players in double figures in an 89-68 win over Kentucky.

Dec. 20, 2014 @ 08:33 PM

Records are nice, but Crowder's No. 1 goal is Sun Bowl win

Jamison Crowder is within reach of two lofty ACC records, not that he or anyone on the Blue Devil football team cares that much. Crowder has 276 career receptions, seven short of matching the ACC mark of former Blue Devil Conner Vernon. And Crowder has 3,539 receiving yards heading into his final game, the Hyundai Sun Bowl Saturday against No. 15 Arizona State, 210 yards shy of Vernon’s ACC record.

Dec. 20, 2014 @ 03:39 PM

Duke women host SEC power Kentucky Sunday

No. 13 Duke will host No. 8 Kentucky at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21 (ESPN2) at Cameron Indoor Stadium, looking to snap a five-game losing streak to ranked opponents, including two in a row at home.

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 04:06 PM

Duke a perfect 10-0 despite rough patches

The play hasn’t always been perfect — with this week as a prime example — but No. 2 Duke has reached its holiday break with an unblemished record.

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 01:27 PM

Ex-Duke star LB Vinny Rey honored by Bengals

For the second straight year, former Duke football captain and current Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vinny Rey has been named the organization’s Man of the Year and team nominee for the NFL’s Walter Payton Award, an honor presented annually to the best example of a commitment to philanthropy and community impact.

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 02:37 PM

No. 2 Duke gets tough, stops UConn upset bid

No. 2 Duke recovered from a slow start to the second half and the Blue Devils scored 15 of 17 points during a key stretch in a 66-56 win over reigning NCAA champion Connecticut at the Izod Center.

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 11:07 PM

Duke gets tough to top UConn

Freshmen Jones, Okafor, Winslow lead Blue Devils to 10th consecutive win

Dec. 17, 2014 @ 09:54 PM

UNSTOPPABLE: Williams’ 26-20 night ends Duke 3-game skid

Duke got off the naughty list on Wednesday night with a 92-72 win over Oklahoma thanks to senior center Elizabeth Williams.

Dec. 17, 2014 @ 06:36 PM

Sun Bowl win top priority for Duke

Duke has accomplished a lot under David Cutcliffe, from winning the ACC Coastal Division championship last season and having a chance to win double-digit games in back-to-back years for the first time in school history with a win in the Hyundai Sun Bowl on Dec. 27.

Dec. 17, 2014 @ 05:52 PM

Duke sets sights on 2014 national champs

The opponent lining up next against No. 2 Duke captured last April what the Blue Devils seek this April. While Connecticut won its fourth NCAA men’s basketball championship, it’s Duke which carries the mantle of national title contender this season as they two heavyweights meet tonight (8 p.m., ESPN) at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Dec. 16, 2014 @ 07:11 PM

Tomlinson ends 25-year AP 1st team A-A drought for Duke

Laken Tomlinson spent the first nine years of life not knowing what it was like to be an American. On Tuesday, the Jamaican-born Tomlinson was named one of the country’s top college football players.

Dec. 15, 2014 @ 10:54 PM

Blue Devils 'normal' in win against Elon

For the No. 2 Blue Devils, there was little to be happy about in an uncharacteristically soft performance on the hardwood.

Dec. 15, 2014 @ 10:50 PM

Duke's Okafor too tough for Elon

Jahlil Okafor became the first Duke player since Elton Brand in 1998 to have 20 points and 20 rebounds in a game.

Dec. 14, 2014 @ 08:04 PM

Ojeleye leaving No. 2 Duke

Semi Ojeleye was overshadowed by high-profile Blue Devils such as Rodney Hood and Jabari Parker,

Dec. 14, 2014 @ 10:44 PM

A couple more exams for Duke

No. 2 Duke hosts Elon on Monday before meeting reigning national champion Connecticut on Thursday at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey.