DUKE RUMORS & GOSSIP

WATCH: Capel Family Shares Special Father & Son Moment | Moment of the Week

Jeff Capel III and his father Jeff Capel II share a special moment coaching together on the sidelines of Duke's game against Wake Forest. Mike Krzyzewski invited Capel II to be an honorary coach following his diagnosis with ALS. Jeff Capel's Instagram post reads like a love letter between a son and his father and is the Moment of the Week presented by New York Life.
Via ACC Digital Network
8 hours ago

Duke Football Has One of the Hardest 2017 Schedules in the Country

Duke Football was selected as having one of the Top 25 most difficult college football schedules for the upcoming season. The Blue Devils struggled last season finishing 4-8 overall and with only one ACC victory. Their struggles were mainly due to injuries to key players, but also to a difficult schedule for a young team. Duke […] Duke Football Has One of the Hardest 2017 Schedules...
Via Ball Durham
11 hours ago

Duke vs. Miami Game Notes

#10/11 Duke (22-6, 10-5) at RV/RV Miami (19-8, 9-6) Saturday, February 25, 2017 // 4 p.m. ET // CBS Coral Gables, Fla. // Watsco Center (7,972) DUKE BLUE DEVILS Record 22-6 (10-5 ACC) Rankings (AP/Coaches) 10/11 Last Game L, 75-78 at Syracuse (2/22/17) Head Coach Mike Krzyzewski (Army, ‘69) Career Record 1,065-327/42nd Season Duke Record …
Via Duke Report
12 hours ago

No. 10 Duke's visit to Miami headlines weekend in ACC play

A look at the upcoming week around the Atlantic Coast Conference: GAME OF THE WEEKEND: No. 10 Duke at Miami. The Blue Devils (22-6, 10-5) had won eight straight games before Wednesday's loss at Syracuse. The Hurricanes (19-8, 9-6) are coming off a win at Virginia to bolster their NCAA Tournament hopes, while both teams are battling to secure at least one of the top four seeds for...
Via Associated Press
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why Kansas' title streak is one of the greatest feats in NCAA basketball history

The Kansas Jayhawks clinched at least a share of the Big 12 title on Wednesday night, the team's 13th straight regular-season conference championship under Bill Self. That ties a record with John Wooden's dynastic UCLA teams of the '60s and '70s, and makes for one of the great feats in college basketball history - better than Duke's title/Final Four runs, North Carolina's ACC dominance...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

WATCH: Luke Kennard: 23 Points, 7 Rebounds, 5 Assists vs. Syracuse

ACC Player of the Year front runner Luke Kennard was awesome again for Duke, scoring 23 points, while hauling in 7 rebounds and dishing out 5 assists against Syracuse. Kennard made huge plays down the stretch for the Blue Devils, but it was not enough, as the Orange prevailed, 78-75.
Via ACC Digital Network
1 day ago

Duke Football Dismisses Two Players From Program

Cutcliffe announces sophomore defensive linemen Brandon Boyce and Marquies Price have been dismissed from the Duke Football program. Duke Football recently announced that two players have been dismissed from the team by head coach David Cutcliffe after failing to meet the standards of the program. What impact will the dismissal of sophomores Brandon Boyce and Marquies Price [...
Via Ball Durham
2 days ago

Looking Ahead at Duke’s Schedule

Selection Sunday is rapidly approaching.  However, before the bracket is announced Duke has a challenging slate of games and the always daunting ACC tournament to navigate. With Wednesday’s victory at Virginia and the high-scoring victory over Wake Forest, Duke has everything to play for in the last couple weeks. Here are the remaining games with predictions […] Looking Ahead...
Via Ball Durham
2 days ago

Preview: Duke vs. Syracuse

The Duke Blue Devils, who have been winners in their last seven contests,  are red hot right now, and they are currently looking at facing a streaky Syracuse team Wednesday. The Orange got off to a very unusual start this season, but seemed as if they were turning it around. They won five in a […] Preview: Duke vs. Syracuse - Ball Durham - Ball Durham - A Duke Blue Devils Fan...
Via Ball Durham
3 days ago

WATCH: Luke Kennard – Duke’s Best Player All Year Long

Luke Kennard has been Duke’s best player all year long. Kennard is 2nd in the ACC in points per game with 20.0 and 4th in the league with 52% accuracy from the field. Kennard has been the reliable scorer the Blue Devils have looked to over the course of the season. Is Kennard the ACC …
Via Duke Report
3 days ago

WATCH: Duke vs. Syracuse Preview And Prediction

Duke and Syracuse will battle in an ACC showdown Wednesday night. Campus Insiders breaks down the matchup and predicts whether the Blue Devils or The Orange will come away with the victory:
Via Duke Report
3 days ago

Blue Devils Knock Off Miami in Final Home Game

Duke Women’s Basketball will finish the 2016-17 regular season undefeated at home in Cameron Indoor Stadium after defeating No. 16 Miami in an 83-70 win. The Blue Devils completed a perfect home record going 16-0 in Cameron Indoor Stadium after beating Miami 83-70 Sunday afternoon. Duke earned a tough victory and was able to honor senior […] Blue Devils Knock Off Miami in Final...
Via Ball Durham
4 days ago

Coach K calls victory over Clemson Duke’s ‘best win’

Coach K sees some positive signs from his Duke Blue Devils. In fact, he called Saturday’s victory over Clemson the team’s “best win” of the season.Here’s what the Duke head coach had to say after his team held off Clemson late to win 64-62. Duke is now 20-5 and has won five in a row, including victories at Notre Dame and against rival North Carolina. That’s a big improvement...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Kennard, No. 18 Duke hold on to beat Clemson 64-62

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Luke Kennard scored 25 points and No. 18 Duke held on to beat Clemson 64-62 on Saturday. Playing less than 48 hours after an emotion-draining victory over No. 8 North Carolina on Thursday night, the Blue Devils (20-5, 8-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) blew a 14-point lead in the second half and needed a stop at the buzzer to seal their fifth straight victory. Shelton...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Don't write off the Duke Blue Devils just yet

Not too long ago, head coach Mike Krzyzewski was taking a leave of absence, star guard Grayson Allen was getting himself suspended, and former national-title favorite Duke was suffering through a stretch of three losses in four games. A couple weeks later, it's fair to say we might have overreacted in declaring the Blue Devils to be toast.On Thursday, Duke posted an impressive,...
Via FOX Sports
14 days ago

Grayson Allen fouls out against North Carolina

After all the incidents he’s been involved in in the past, it’s no surprise why some officials aren’t giving Duke guard Grayson Allen the benefit of the doubt when it comes to 50-50 calls.Allen fouled out of Thursday night’s game against UNC, and that was unfortunate, because he had already scored 25 points and was having a big game. The fourth foul he was called for was...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC fan dresses up as Duke’s Grayson Allen, trips people around campus

Thursday night will feature one of college basketball’s greatest rivalries: North Carolina vs. Duke.The No. 8 Tar Heels will travel to Cameron Indoor Stadium to take on the No. 18 Blue Devils.In preparation for the highly anticipated matchup, one UNC fan decided to troll Duke’s most polarizing player, Grayson Allen.Allen has built a reputation as being one of the dirtiest players...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Coach K will return to coaching Duke on Saturday against Pittsburgh

Mike Krzyzewski has been absent from Duke’s sidelines since he underwent back surgery on January 6. On Saturday — just about a month after he went under the knife– Krzyzewski will be back on the bench when his Blue Devils host Pittsburgh at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Duke first “announced” Coach K’s return through this cryptic tweet: #HereComesDuke pic.twitter.com/Dxll7aqlPN...
Via The Comeback
21 days ago  |  Discuss

College athletes at private schools should be considered employees, according to NLRB

The National Labor Relations Board struck a big blow for college athletes on Wednesday. Well, not for all college athletes. But the ruling could ignite a big change, particularly in college football, where the debate over whether or not to pay athletes has been consistently argued.According to a memorandum sent from the NLRB’s general counsel, Richard F. Griffin, to the board...
Via The Comeback
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Grayson Allen accused of tripping another opponent

Grayson Allen is apparently never going to stop.During Duke’s win over Notre Dame Monday night, Allen was once again accused of trying to intentionally trip or stomp on an opponent. The play came in the second half when he was being closely defended by Fighting Irish guard Temple Gibbs. It’s unclear if Allen actually made contact with Gibbs or if Gibbs flopped, but something...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Krzyzewski Reportedly Bans Players From Locker Room, Wearing Duke Apparel

The 2016-17 Duke Blue Devils just can’t stop tripping over themselves. Yes, we mean that in the literal sense with Grayson Allen, but also as a description of how the team has fared so far in Atlantic Coast Conference play. The Blue Devils already have four conference losses, their latest of which came at home Monday against North Carolina State. No. 17 Duke (15-5) suddenly is...
Via NESN.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Coach K bans Duke players from wearing school gear, entering locker room

Mike Krzyzewski isn’t a happy man, and decided to take out some of his frustrations on Duke players. ESPN reports the longtime Blue Devils head coach (who’s recovering from back surgery) held a meeting at his house, where he told his team they were temporarily banned from the locker room (what if Duke players needs to use it?) and wearing Duke gear. The ban is the result of...
Via The Comeback
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Coach K bans Duke players from locker room, forbids them to wear Duke apparel

The Duke Blue Devils are in a slump right now, having lost three of their last four games, and head coach Mike Krzyzewski is not happy about it. And being that Coach K takes a hands-on approach to his job, rather than sitting idle, he’s taking action. He took a leave of absence last month to undergo back surgery, and the team is 2-3 since he’s been gone. So since he won’t be...
Via The Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Coach K bans players from locker room, wearing team gear

Mike Krzyzewski is disgusted with what he has seen from his team since the Duke coach took a leave of absence to undergo back surgery, and he has decided to take some drastic measures to send a message.According to a report from ESPN’s Jeff Goodman and Dana O’Neil, Coach K called a meeting at his house Tuesday night — the day after Duke’s 84-82 home loss to NC State — and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Grayson Allen slapped after getting tangled with Donovan Mitchell

Grayson Allen was in the middle of another incident with an opposing player, although this time he appeared to be a victim. The Duke junior guard got tangled with Louisville’s Donovan Mitchell during Saturday’s game between the two programs. Allen was lightly slapped in the face by Mitchell after they went to the ground: GIF: Grayson Allen grabs a Louisville player's arm...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 14, 2017  |  Discuss
MORE STORIES >>


Duke News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Top 10 shortstops in baseball for 2017

The most dangerous NBA teams flying under the radar

Eat, Drink, Watch: Your award-worthy weekend planning guide

Grading the NBA trade deadline on the Vince Carter scale

Streaming sports docuseries you don't want to miss

As NHL trade deadline nears, seven teams who could be dealing

The 'Pete Rose instead of Kareem? Surely, you can't be serious' quiz

Teams that can prevent a Cavs-Warriors NBA Finals three-peat

The NFL off-season is a passer’s fancy

QUIZ: Name every MLB pitcher who has recorded 10 or more shutouts in a single season



Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker