After 'solid' year, Duke AD sees bigger things in 2016-17

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Duke had a solid year across its athletic department in 2015-16. Athletic director Kevin White sees even bigger things in the coming year. In an interview with The Associated Press, White called the just-completed academic year ''a decent year with some historic moments and some brilliant moments'' but added that ''at the same time, it wasn't a great year, and...
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June 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Duke-Florida Matchup Headlines 2016 Jimmy V Classic

Duke and Florida will square off in the nightcap of the 2016 Jimmy V Classic on Dec. 6 at Madison Square Garden, it was announced today. Purdue and Arizona State will tip the event off at 7 p.m., with the Gators and Blue Devils taking the court afterwards. The news of the Duke-UF match-up was first reported earlier this month, with confirmation coming this morning.  Official...
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April 27, 2016  |  Discuss

UNC Paid Duke Over $27K For Locker Room Damages, But AD Bubba Cunningham Clearly Isn’t Happy

Well, so much for UNC and Duke getting along. As a result of the damages the North Carolina football team caused to Duke’s locker room and facilities after this past November’s football game, the Blue Devils sent the Tar Heels a $27,140 bill. Head coach Larry Fedora and school AD Bubba Cunningham each wrote personal checks for $13,585 to split the cost, according to The Herald...
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February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Duke AD Kevin White On Cutcliffe Report: ‘David Has Long Committed Himself To Duke’

Last night, reports came out that Michigan had offered its head coaching position to Duke head coach David Cutcliffe, who has done a great job at turning around the long-moribund Blue Devils program. Duke has denied the report, and athletic director Kevin White released a statement praising Cutcliffe this morning.  Per Duke spox Art Chase: neither David Cutcliffe nor AD Kevin White...
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December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Duke Approves Plans For Improvements To Wallace Wade Stadium, Looks To Give It A “Cameron Indoor Feel”

Duke has perhaps the most iconic basketball arena in the country in Cameron Indoor Stadium, but its football atmosphere at Wallace Wade Stadium had been lacking. Despite the Blue Devils football team being undefeated and in the middle of its best stretch in recent history, just over 20,000 fans showed up to watch the team beat Tulane. Today, Duke’s Board of Trustees approved plans...
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September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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