Posted by Laura Keeley on September 2, 2014
Welcome back to Three and Out, readers. Im sure you saw the story from Dukes 52-13 win over Elon Saturday, as well as a look at what worked, what needs work and whats next. Speaking of next, Duke will head to Troy on Friday, ahead of the 7 p.m. kickoff time Saturday. And in a testament to Cutcliffes thoroughness (a trait of most successful college coaches), the Blue Devils schedule for Saturday is completely mapped out, the result of years and years of trail and error. A wake up time thats not too early, but not too late, time for a few meals, time to relax, etc.
Speaking of thoroughness
***Any outdoor exercise enthusiast can tell you that temperature definitely impacts performance. So, if its 92 degrees with a 50 percent chance of rain and humidity of around 70 percent, thats a significant. That also happens to be the forecast for Saturday in Troy, Ala.
Posted by Laura Keeley on August 31, 2014
DURHAM—Sometimes it’s easy to forget about the human element in college football.
Former Duke head coach Steve Spurrier back for the 25th anniversary of the 1989 ACC championship team
Posted by Laura Keeley on August 30, 2014
DURHAM—Former Duke head coach Steve Spurrier was in Durham Saturday for the 25th anniversary of his 1989 ACC championship team. You can read a story with him reminiscing about the highlights here.
Posted by Laura Keeley on August 29, 2014
Each week, I’ll (hopefully) talk to a beat writer who covers Duke’s opponent. Today, it is my great pleasure to say that we have been joined by the esteemed Adam Smith, who covers Elon, and, come winter, a bunch of ACC basketball for the Burlington Times-News. Adam is an informative follow on Twitter, and check out the rest of his Elon work here.
Posted by Laura Keeley on August 28, 2014
Football season for Duke starts in a mere two days.
Posted by Laura Keeley on August 27, 2014
The ACC released the 2014-15 basketball schedule Wednesday. Here is what it looks like for Duke.