Sports: Duke

May. 23, 2015 @ 08:39 PM

Duke slips, but 2nd in bid for repeat NCAA title

Gurbani Singh’s day began with her battling the symptoms of an oncoming cold. It finished with Singh one putt away from capping a strong second round with a birdie at the NCAA championships before the horn sounded for lightning. Despite her round being cut short, along with three other Duke golfers, the Blue Devils finished the second day at The Concession Golf Club in second place, nine strokes behind top-seed Southern California.

May. 22, 2015 @ 09:22 PM

Duke near lead at NCAA golf championship

The Blue Devils are aiming to win back-to-back national titles and the program’s seventh since 1999.

May. 22, 2015 @ 11:51 PM

UNC routs Duke to reach NCAA final

Tar Heels run away from Duke in second half.

May. 21, 2015 @ 04:48 PM

Duke women's golf readies to defend national title

Duke begins play today seeking to win the NCAA women’s golf championship for the second consecutive year.

By no means, though, was this a simple case of Duke coach Dan Brooks putting a veteran team on the course with last year’s experience to guide it.

May. 21, 2015 @ 02:51 PM

Heels, Devils meet on Final Four stage

The extra emotion of playing a fierce rival with a berth in the national championship game on the line can be a tough thing for college athletes to handle.

Sydney Holman wouldn’t have it any other way.

May. 20, 2015 @ 07:24 PM

Duke’s Kimel, Blue Devils still fighting

Duke coach Kerstin Kimel has the Blue Devils in the hunt for a national title in lacrosse. She's fighting a more personal battle.

May. 19, 2015 @ 05:54 PM

Duke-UNC rivalry, Final 4 style

UNC's Holman: "It’s just been in my blood to hate Duke my whole life"

May. 19, 2015 @ 08:32 PM

SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR? State lawmakers honor Blue Devil national champs

The N.C. General Assembly gathered in a rare joint session on Tuesday for something that’s become common — celebrating another NCAA men’s basketball championship for a Triangle school. This time it was the school that wears dark blue as lawmakers fêted Duke for the school’s fifth men’s basketball national title, won last month in Indianapolis.

May. 19, 2015 @ 08:50 AM

ACC Tournament visitor spending could exceed $16M

Durham, DBAP hope to become permanent home for ACC baseball tournament

May. 16, 2015 @ 07:11 PM

Duke men advance to NCAA Championship golf tournament

The Duke men’s golf team capped off the NCAA Lubbock Regional with a two-over 286 to finish third and advance to the NCAA Championship tournament with an eight-under 844 here Saturday. Freshman Adam Wood and sophomore Max Greyserman paced the Blue Devils Saturday with two-under 69s at the Rawls Course (par 71, 7,349 yards).

May. 16, 2015 @ 06:40 PM

Duke closes with ACC baseball series win over Wake

Duke finished the 2015 season with a series-clinching, 8-1 victory over Wake Forest Saturday at Jack Coombs Field.

May. 16, 2015 @ 06:29 PM

Duke tops Tigers, advances to final four

Playing their last game at Koskinen Stadium, a core group of Duke senior women’s lacrosse players achieved something they’d waited their entire careers to feel on Saturday. Clamp-down defense and just enough effective plays on offense led No. 3-seeded Duke to a 7-3 NCAA Tournament quarterfinal win over Princeton. For the first time since 2011, Duke (16-4) will play in the sport’s final four.

May. 16, 2015 @ 03:53 PM

Heroes trek into Triangle for Valor Games Southeast

Wounded warriors from across the nation will compete in the Valor Games Southeast at the Smith Center, Cameron Indoor Stadium and Lake Crabtree Park Tuesday through Thursday.

May. 15, 2015 @ 07:00 PM

Duryea, Duke one win from final four

Blue Devils face Princeton in NCAA Tournament quarterfinal at Koskinen on Saturday

May. 15, 2015 @ 08:21 AM

USC ousts Duke men's tennis from NCAAs

Trojans roll over Blue Devils in round of 16 match