Nobody's laughing at Duke's football program anymore.
The 20th-ranked Blue Devils are playing No. 1 Florida State Saturday for an ACC championship and an Orange Bowl berth.
Still, it wasn't that long ago when Duke defensive tackle Sydney Sarmiento heard somebody wondering why the perpetually putrid program even bothered to field a football team.
''Not the butt...
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December 03, 2013
No. 25 Duke has made a most unlikely climb up the ACC standings, into the national rankings and into the school record book.
But a loss at sputtering Wake Forest on Saturday, and it's all gone.
The Blue Devils (8-2, 4-2) will match a school record with nine wins and clinch at least a share of the Coastal Division title by beating the Demon Deacons (4-6, 2-5) in their first...
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November 22, 2013
Tis the season when basketball is winding down and those not interested in baseball turn their collective gaze to the football season which is still nearly three months away from kicking off.
For Duke Football fans the 2013 season holds both promise but uncertainty as the Blue Devils who are coming off their best season (6-7) in nearly 20 years and their first bowl appearance...
As exciting as Spring Football practice starting is, it is never good to hear that so many key players are either limited or will miss it entirely.
David Cutcliffe's pre-practice press conference on Tuesday was full of a list of familiar names who because of surgeries or nagging injuries won't be participating when things get started and may not be in the mix the entire Spring...