Duke Blue Devils Headlines

Duke Blue Devils Headlines

Duke football names five captains

UNC vs DukeDuke head football coach David Cutcliffe announced Thursday the naming of Anthony Boone, Kelby Brown, Jeremy Cash, Jamison Crowder and Laken Tomlinson as team captains for the 2014 season.

Army grad Coach K takes USA team to West Point

USA Basketball West PointOn the first day of classes at the United States Military Academy, he was clearly the big man on campus.

Duke TE Deaver out for season with torn ACL

Duke, Miami battle for ACC Coastal controlDuke says tight end Braxton Deaver will miss the season after tearing a knee ligament.

Polls justifiably baffle Duke, ECU fans

Duke rallies, holds on to top Wake Forest, 28-21Florida State went off at No. 11 in the 2013 preseason Associated Press football poll. That's something Duke, ECU and UNC fans should keep in mind -- although for different reasons

AP poll: defending champion Florida St is No. 1

Florida State Winston FootballJameis Winston and defending national champion Florida State are No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll.

Adversity welcomed by Duke's Cutcliffe

UNC vs DukeComing off the best season in Duke football history, expectations are abnormally high for the Blue Devils and head coach David Cutcliffe.

Coach K, Canes latest to get in on ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Coach K takes Ice Bucket ChallengeIn the Triangle, the Carolina Hurricanes and Duke head basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski have joined the hundreds of others to accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and have even raised the bar.

Duke's Brown to miss 2014 with torn ACL

Duke rallies, holds on to top Wake Forest, 28-21Duke confirmed Tuesday that redshirt senior linebacker Kelby Brown will miss the entire 2014 season after tearing his left ACL during practice Monday.

Duke AD Kevin White signs extension through 2021

Holliday: Duke AD Kevin White discusses footballDuke University President Richard H. Brodhead announced Wednesday the school and Vice President and Director of Athletics Kevin White have agreed to a contract extension through June 30, 2021.

Top-recruit Jeter picks Duke

Duke LogoPower forward Chase Jeter, the No. 8 overall player in the class of 2015 according to, committed to Duke Monday.

Grant Hill gives $1.25M to Duke University

Duke tops Michigan, 79-69Former Duke University basketball star Grant Hill and his wife, Tamia, are giving $1.25 million to the school to support athletics and the Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, President Richard H. Brodhead announced Wednesday.

Coaches come together at Pigskin Preview

Pigskin PreviewForget the close proximity of the Triangle, The Pigskin Preview puts all of the area coaches at one table and the crew always provides some laughs along the way.

Four Blue Devils, one Tar Heel make preseason All-ACC squad

Duke vs. Florida StateTwo days after receiving 33 first-place votes to repeat at the Coastal Division champion, Duke University on Wednesday landed four players - second only to FSU's nine - on the 2014 Preseason All-ACC Football Team.

Cutcliffe: The 2014 team has got to prove itself

ACC Kickoff Day 2Duke head coach David Cutcliffe answered questions from the media Monday at the ACC Kickoff in Greensboro.

Interviews: Duke's Laken Tomlinson, Kelby Brown

ACC Kickoff Day 1Duke's Laken Tomlinson and Kelby Brown answers questions from the media on day one of the ACC Kickoff in Greensboro.

Triangle ADs: NCAA system not broken but could be fixed

Fan Town Hall: Triangle ADs discuss challengesThe NCAA system may not be completely broken, but it could use some fixing was the general consensus among the athletic directors from the four major Triangle universities Thursday as they participated in a 90-minute, open forum discussion.

White: We feel we're in the entertainment business

Kevin WhiteDuke athletics director Dr. Kevin White said Tuesday that he feels that he works in the entertainment business instead of the educational.

Duke's Boone named to Davey O'Brien watch list

Duke vs. Florida StateDuke University redshirt senior quarterback Anthony Boone was named to the preseason watch list for the Davey O'Brien Award as one of the nation's top quarterbacks entering the 2014 season, the Davey O'Brien Hall of Fame announced Wednesday.

Duke's Crowder named to Biletnikoff watch list

Duke vs. Florida StateDuke University senior wide receiver Jamison Crowder was named to the Biletnikoff Award watch list as one of the nation's top receivers entering the 2014 season.

Which Duke? Wayne's estate wants judge's opinion

Duke vs. DukeDetailing a decade-long battle over the "Duke" brand, the estate of actor John Wayne asked a California district court to declare that Duke University and The Duke's estate both can use the word without confusion in the market.

Duke's Will Monday named to Ray Guy watch list

M&MDuke University redshirt junior Will Monday was named one of 25 candidates on the watch list for the Ray Guy Award, which goes to the top punter in college football.

Tudor: Summer 'zines predict bowl bids for UNC, Duke

ECU vs. UABAlmost all of the magazines do preseason conference standings and most select preseason all-conference teams. Most of those picks are reasonably similar, but Athlon seems to put more time and effort into the complicated postseason smorgasbord than its competition.

Duke's Parker selected No. 2 overall; Warren, Hood, Hairston go in 1st

No. 14 Mercer upsets No. 3 Duke, 78-71Duke forward Jabari Parker was selected No. 2 overall Thursday in the NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks. Parker becomes the highest draft pick out of Duke since Kyrie Irving in 2011 and is the ninth Blue Devil to go in the first round in the last nine years.

Wolf named ACC Scholar Athlete of the Year

Jordan WolfDuke University senior Jordan Wolf was named the ACC Scholar Athlete of the Year to top the All-ACC Academic Team the league office announced Tuesday afternoon.

Duke well represented at Women's U.S. Open

The Duke women's golf program has become quite the feeder to the LPGA, placing three former Blue Devils into the U.S. Open field.

Duke to face UConn Dec. 18

Duke, Virginia TechThe Duke Blue Devils will face the Connecticut Huskies December 18th at IZOD Center (Meadowlands Sports Complex) in East Rutherford, N.J. Game time is 8:00 pm (ET).

Duke AD Kevin White named 2014 recipient of NFF John L. Toner Award

Medlin: Duke AD Kevin White looks to boost football programThe National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced today that Duke University Vice President and Director of Athletics Dr. Kevin White has been named the 2014 recipient of the NFF John L. Toner Award.

Turner, Rodon two of many draft hopefuls across NC

UNC eliminates ECU, 5-3North Carolina has some of this year's top prospects according to Baseball America, with three area college players potentially going in the first round on Thursday in the MLB first-year player draft.

Hatchell-Stringer match-up highlights women's ACC-Big Ten Challenge

UNC vs Maryland Duke and North Carolina will each be on the road this year for the women's ACC/Big Ten Challenge and will play on opposite days. NC State will host Minnesota on Dec. 3 as part of an eight-game opening night of the challenge.