Sports: Duke

Aug. 15, 2014 @ 05:23 PM

Helton solid in 1st scrimmage after replacing Duke's star MLB

Duke’s second preseason scrimmage saw a veteran linebacker in a new spot, a veteran tight end back on the field and the continued absence of a projected starter on the offensive line on Friday. The Blue Devils went through 80 plays at Wallace Wade Stadium, where they’ll open the season in two weeks against Elon (Aug. 30, 6 p.m.).


Aug. 15, 2014 @ 04:59 PM

Notes from Duke football scrimmage

Duke's second scrimmage Friday AM saw tight end Braxton Deaver return and David Helton get comfortable at middle linebacker


Aug. 14, 2014 @ 08:20 PM

Duke shuffles personnel to address injury to star LB

After losing all-ACC, redshirt senior linebacker Kelby Brown in Monday’s scrimmage, the Blue Devils enter today’s second preseason scrimmage having moved players to shore up the unit.


Aug. 14, 2014 @ 01:40 PM

Brown injury spurs Duke defensive changes

Blue Devils make adjustments after losing all-ACC LB to knee injury; Plus other tidbits from Duke offensive coordinator Scottie Montgomery, defensive coordinator Jim Knowles


Aug. 13, 2014 @ 05:08 PM

ACC Coastal Division 2014 Football Preview

The Associated Press takes a look at the 2014 ACC Coastal Division football race. Today: Duke, North Carolina, Pittsburgh, Georgia Tech, Virginia, Virginia Tech ... Includes team-by-team and ACC composite schedules for 2014 ...


Aug. 13, 2014 @ 11:42 PM

New faces up front no strangers to Duke defense

Duke's lone returning starter on the defensive front four is defensive tackle Jamal Bruce. In Monday’s scrimmage, he was joined on the first team defense by ends Jordan DeWalt-Ondijo and Dezmond Johnson and tackle Carlos Wray, all of whom have extensive playing experience for the Blue Devils.


Aug. 12, 2014 @ 06:46 PM

Duke, UNC to play in ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Dec. 3

ESPN has finalized the time and network designations for the 16th annual ACC/Big Ten Challenge early-season men’s basketball showdowns.


Aug. 13, 2014 @ 03:59 PM

Duke football loses all-ACC linebacker Kelby Brown for season

What had been feared initially became a harsh reality Tuesday morning when Kelby Brown told his Duke teammates he wouldn’t be playing with them this season. An all-ACC linebacker and one of Duke’s vocal leaders, Brown suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during a scrimmage Monday at Brooks Practice Facility.


Aug. 12, 2014 @ 11:52 AM

Blue Devils' Brown out for season

As feared, Duke will not have all-ACC linebacker Kelby Brown this season after he suffered a torn ligament in his left knee during Monday’s scrimmage.


Aug. 12, 2014 @ 07:26 AM

Duke scrimmage notes

In addition to linebacker Kelby Brown's knee injury, Cutcliffe not thrilled with Blue Devils effort or overall play of Duke offense


Aug. 12, 2014 @ 08:47 AM

Duke's Brown suffers knee injury

All-ACC linebacker goes down during season's first scrimmage.


Aug. 12, 2014 @ 12:14 AM

Duke seeks new right tackle

After four years of Perry Simmons, the Blue Devils are using camp to find starter at the right end of their offensive line.


Aug. 10, 2014 @ 04:34 PM

Cutcliffe wants Blue Devils getting after it in scrimmage

Duke tight end Braxton Deaver is back with the Blue Devils.


Aug. 08, 2014 @ 04:35 PM

Duke rookie PG Jones: ‘Never a rivalry’ with senior Cook

Tyus Jones doesn’t view the point guard position at Duke as a competition. More like a collaboration. Once the season gets started in a few months, Jones could beat out senior Quinn Cook for the starting position, but the freshman says he’s not working against him.


Aug. 07, 2014 @ 04:40 PM

Fanfare: Hillside, Southern, Orange football ranked in state's top 15

CarolinaGridiron.com has ranked the top 15 high school football programs in North Carolina in each of four attendances classifications. Locally, Hillside is ranked No. 15 in 4-A, defending state 3-AA champion Southern is ranked fourth and Orange is ranked 10th in 3-A. ... Duke's Boutier falls in round of 32 at U.S. Women's Am ... Duke leads all ACC schools on academic honor roll ... Landon Donovan to retire ... Kevin Love to join Cavaliers, NBA sources say. ... Ex-UNC star Felton suspended by NBA.