Unable to throw for NFL scouts because of a torn chest muscle, Sean Renfree nevertheless made Duke history on Saturday. The Atlanta Falcons selected Renfree in the seventh round of the NFL draft, making him the first Duke player taken in the draft since 2004.
Sylvester Williams didn’t play football until his senior year of high school, and he was only good enough to start one game. After that, he worked at Modine Manufacturing Company making radiator parts for large trucks before enrolling at Coffeyville (Kan.) Community College, where the football coaches told him not to bother showing up for tryouts.
NEW YORK — Whatever pain Joakim Noah was feeling in that achy right foot would have to wait. Blowing a chance to even the Chicago Bulls' playoff series would have hurt so much worse.
Kyle Larson picked up his first NASCAR national series win on Sunday by holding off Joey Logano on the final restart of the Truck Series race at Rockingham Speedway.
Duke's Conner Vernon gets taste of NFL in on-campus workouts with quarterback greats Peyton and Eli Manning and the likes of star receivers Wes Welker and Victor Cruz, under tutelage of Duke coach David Cutcliffe. “I didn’t want to be that guy who is asking too many questions, getting them off their game and being that nagging guy," Vernon said. "I asked a few things here and there. But I really just watched them work.”
For the second spring in a row, the Manning brothers have brought the NFL to Duke.
No matter the changes to the car, the tires, or the weather, Martinsville Speedway is Jimmie Johnson's kind of place. Johnson led a career-best 346 laps Sunday and pulled away on a restart with eight laps to go for his eighth career victory on the shortest track in the Sprint Cup Series, taking over third place on the career victories list on NASCAR's oldest track.
Kevin Harvick thought he could win the debut race of NASCAR's new Gen-6 car, and he had a solid reason for his confidence.
N.C. State fans don’t have to worry about Giovani Bernard breaking their hearts with another game-changing punt return for a touchdown.