Sports: Duke

Jun. 09, 2015 @ 07:33 PM

Texas Rangers draft Duke's Matuella

UNC sees four players, two recruits taken in first 10 rounds

Jun. 08, 2015 @ 05:03 PM

Injury prevents Irving, Barnes clash

Former Duke, UNC stars are friends and share same agent. But they won't face off anymore in this year's NBA Finals

Jun. 07, 2015 @ 04:30 PM

Despite injuries, Duke's Matuella still a top prospect

May and June haven’t gone as Michael Matuella had planned.


Jun. 04, 2015 @ 08:27 PM

NFL probes alleged abuse by ex-Duke WR Crowder

Former Duke wide receiver Jamison Crowder, taken by the Washington Redskins in the fourth round of the 2015 NFL draft, is allegedly involved in a domestic dispute as first reported by Alex Marvez of FOX Sports. Crowder's agent told ESPN that his client didn't hit a woman, but his Instagram and Twitter accounts were hacked.

May. 28, 2015 @ 08:56 PM

Improved Blue Devils ready for NCAAs

Duke started season slowly but is playing its best golf in NCAAs

May. 27, 2015 @ 07:04 PM

Duke preps for next year in short turnaround

Unlike a year ago, Duke’s time to rebuild its basketball roster is compressed this year.

Success has its cost.

May. 27, 2015 @ 06:59 PM

APR scores favorable for area schools

The intersection of athletics and academics at North Carolina perhaps offers added interest in Academic Progress Rate scores, which were released by the NCAA on Wednesday


May. 26, 2015 @ 09:37 PM

No back-to-back NCAA titles for Duke

The Blue Devils have won The hard work that comes from making a swing change finally resulted in a pivotal moment for Lisa Maguire. The Duke freshman, who has watched her twin sister, Leona, rack up accolades such as winning the recent ANNIKA Award for the top collegiate women’s golfer and All-America first-team honors, found herself battling for the Blue Devils’ fate at the NCAA Division I Women’s National Championship on Tuesday at The Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Florida. In semifinal action, the Blue Devils were knotted at 2-2 against Baylor with Maguire — the team’s No. 5 player — winning the last two holes in regulation to force a playoff against Lauren Whyte. However, Whyte outlasted Maguire on the 24th hole to end Duke’s quest at winning back-to-back national championships.six national titles since 1999.

May. 26, 2015 @ 07:26 PM

NCAA women's golf: Duke falls in semifinal, sudden-death thriller

Freshman Lisa Maguire, Duke's No. 5 player, double-bogeyed the sixth sudden-death overtime hole to lose  in 24 holes Tuesday, giving Baylor a 3-2 win and eliminating reigning NCAA champion Duke in the semifinals of the NCAA women's golf championship at Bradenton, Fla., Tuesday. The Blue Devils had advanced through the match play quarterfinals over Texas Tech 4-1 earlier Tuesday. Duke winners against Baylor were Celine Boutier and Sandy Choi. National player of the year Leona Maguire fell 1-down and Duke No. 3 seed Gurbani Singh lost 2&1 to allow Baylor to tie after four of the five matches ... Top seeded Southern Cal lost to Stanford 3-2 ... The title match will pit Baylor against Stanford ... Developing story ...

May. 25, 2015 @ 10:23 PM

Maguire places second, Duke reaches quarterfinals

Duke freshman Leona Maguire finishes second in individual competion at NCAA golf championships

May. 24, 2015 @ 09:53 PM

Duke women still in hunt for NCAA golf title

Duke lost its tournament lead Sunday when play was completed for the second round and during the abbreviated third round, which was stopped due to darkness. The Blue Devils trail Southern California by three shots with both teams needing anywhere from two or five holes to complete this morning.

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.