Duke Blue Devils Headlines

Duke Blue Devils Headlines

Cutcliffe: The more adverse it gets, the closer we become

David CutcliffeDuke coach David Cutcliffe praises his teams defense and special teams, and says this team responded well to adversity in a 9-7 win over Boston College

Brownlow: Duke needs more than just D to succeed

ACC Top Heavy Again FootballDuke's meh offensive second-half performances have given Duke's defense no margin for error.

Duke downs Boston College 9-7

Duke knocks off No. 20 Georgia Tech, 34-20Duke has had plenty of games over the years in which it didn't score a touchdown. These days, the Blue Devils can win those games.

Game Blog: Duke beats Boston College 9-7

ACC Top Heavy Again FootballDuke improved to 2-0 in the ACC beating Boston College 9-7.

Wray: It was our defense against theirs

Carlos WrayDuke defensive lineman Carlos Wray says the Devils outplayed BC's #1-rated defense

Martin: Sure I get nervous

Ross MartinDuke kicker Ross Martin takes us through his method of harnessing nervous energy after his 3 field goals led Duke past Boston College 9-7

Sirk: We have to finish drives

Thomas SirkDuke quarterback Thomas Sirk says the Devils had opportunities to put more points on the board in their 9-7 win over Boston College

Duke Expands Partnership with Durham Bulls

Duke LogoThe Duke baseball team has renewed its agreement with the Durham Bulls to play home games at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park (DBAP), home of the Triple-A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays.

Holiday: Triangle teams in early position to make ACC title run

Duke knocks off No. 20 Georgia Tech, 34-20No Triangle team has won an Atlantic Coast Conference football championship since 1989 when Duke forged a tie for the title with Virginia.

Defense fueling Duke's early-season success

APTOPIX Georgia Tech Duke FootballThe Blue Devil defense is currently ranked 10th in the county after its first four games.

Duke CB Douglas dismissed from team

Meet the Blue DevilsDuke redshirt sophomore cornerback T.J. Douglas has been dismissed from the football team for violation of program policy, head coach David Cutcliffe announced on Sunday.

Gold: Duke uses 'Cutty Ball' to beat Georgia Tech

APTOPIX Georgia Tech Duke FootballFrank Beamer built Virginia Tech on defense and special teams. Saturday at a rain-soaked Wallace Wade Stadium, David Cutcliffe's Blue Devils followed that same formula to a much-needed victory.

Cash earns National Defensive POW honors

Duke sputters in 2nd half, falls to No. 23 NorthwesternDuke redshirt senior safety Jeremy Cash received National Defensive Player of the Week honors from the Walter Camp Foundation following the Blue Devils' 34-20 win over No. 20 Georgia Tech.

Duke beats Georgia Tech

Duke knocks off No. 20 Georgia Tech, 34-20The Blue Devils got off to a 1-0 ACC start beating Georgia Tech in Wallace Wade Stadium.

Powell, defense help Duke beat No. 20 Georgia Tech, 34-20

Duke knocks off No. 20 Georgia Tech, 34-20Shaquille Powell did the power running for Duke. No. 20 Georgia Tech and its triple-option offense couldn't get anything going.

Game Blog: Cash, Powell lead Duke past No. 20 Georgia Tech, 34-20

Duke vs. Georgia TechDuke's Jeremy Cash had a team-high 12 tackles, two forced fumbles and a sack and Shaquille Powell ran for three touchdowns Saturday as the Blue Devils (3-1, 1-0 ACC) defeated No. 20 Georgia Tech (2-2, 0-1 ACC) at Wallace Wade Stadium, 34-20.

Duke's Jela Duncan expected to play against No. 20 Ga Tech

Duke, Miami battle for ACC Coastal controlDuke expects to have injured running back Jela Duncan back this week.

Duke's discipline a focus of Georgia Tech prep

Duke sputters in 2nd half, falls to No. 23 NothwesternDavid Cutcliffe is anxious to see how his Duke football team responds to its first loss of the season as the Blue Devils host Georgia Tech Saturday. Duke plays a Yellow Jacket foe that forces emphasis on disciplined football, making it even more important that the Blue Devils eliminate the errors that caused them to fall 19-10 to No. 23 Northwestern.

Ga Tech looks to bounce back vs Duke after discouraging loss

Paul Johnson didn't mince words when assessing Georgia Tech's loss at Notre Dame.

Old Wallace Wade turf has loving home in Florida

Wallace Wade GrassGerald Hammack is a long way from where he grew up -- off Broad Street in Durham, about a mile and a half from Duke University's campus. But Hammack has a 12-by-24 inch piece of the North End endzone turf at his current home in Haines City, Fla. and keeps the grass growing, as his fond Duke football memories continue to grow too.

Duke unlike itself in loss to Northwestern

Duke sputters in 2nd half, falls to No. 23 NothwesternDuke's 19-10 loss to Northwestern was the result of a Blue Devils team that played unlike itself Saturday, according

Game Blog: Big 2nd half lifts No. 23 Northwestern past Duke, 19-10

Duke vs. NorthwesternNo. 23 Northwestern returned the opening kick of the second half for a touchdown to grab a lead they never let go of in a 19-10 win over Duke at Wallace Wade Stadium Saturday. The Blue Devils committed three turnovers on the game and were just 3-for-17 on third downs forcing Will Monday to punt 11 times.

Duke gearing up for physical game with No. 23 Northwestern

Duke drubs NC Central, 55-0There is no secret to what the matchup holds when Duke hosts No. 23 Northwestern Saturday. The Blue Devils' Big 10 opponent played an impressive first game, beating No. 21 Stanford 16-6, and David Cutcliffe's team knows well what the Wildcats strengths are.

Duke's Cutcliffe offers first-class gesture to injured Pitt RB Conner

Duke comes up short to Pitt, 58-55Duke head coach David Cutcliffe proved Tuesday why he is as good a person off the field as on it by sending a note to injured Pittsburgh star RB James Conner.

Payne: Despite Week 2 blowouts, Triangle trio still have room to improve

UNC takes step toward bowl eligibility with 40-35 win over PittWithout discounting the strong performances that Duke, NC State and UNC gave this weekend, there is (as coaches love to say) a lot of football left to be played, and many improvements to be made. So without further ado, here's an as-they-tell-it break down of what each team needs (or wants) the most improvement on after Week 2.

The replacements: New names filling Crowder's shoes for Blue Devils

Meet the Blue DevilsFinding a player to replace the production of former Blue Devils start Jamison Crowder was always going to be difficult. But, in the case of this year's team, maybe two can almost equal one.

Blue Devils bulldoze Eagles in Bull City Classic

Duke drubs NC Central, 55-0Duke's 55-0 win against NC Central was just the type of game that renovated Wallace Wade Stadium deserved in its 2015 opener, and was the type of game Duke wanted from the night.

Duke pleased with clean Week 2 play

Thomas Sirk throwsDuke's dominated in its 55-0 win against NC Central and the Blue Devils were proud of a clean, turnover-free game to boot.

Game Blog: Duke dominates NC Central Classic 55-0 in Bull City

Duke rallies, holds on to top Wake Forest, 28-21Duke dominated NC Central 55-0 in the 2015 installment of the Bull City Classic.

Duke, NC Central to play in front of capacity crowd at Wallace Wade

Blue Devils blank NC Central, 45-0Duke announced Friday that Wallace Wade Stadium will be at capacity for Saturday's 6 p.m. Bull City Classic against NC Central.