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Duke rebuilds program, stadium around Cutcliffe

The cacophony of construction noise at Duke’s Wallace Wade Stadium might be disconcerting to some, but not for David Cutcliffe. As Cutcliffe enters his ninth year as Blue Devils football coach, it’s the undeniable sound of progress.

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Blue Devils could take step back this season

It’s been a good run for David Cutcliffe at Duke, and what he’s done over the past eight years has been nothing short of miraculous. It was going to be impossible to carry that momentum forward forever, and this looks like the season where the Blue Devils take a step backward.

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Quick hits: Duke football

Best-case scenario for Duke? Quarterbacks Daniel Jones and Parker Boehme make up for loss of Thomas Sirk to injury, defense is improved, the Blue Devils win five of six at home and split their six road games.

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A look at Penn State scandal legal fallout after 5 years

It's been nearly five years since retired Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky was arrested on child molestation charges, and earlier this month he testified as he seeks to have his 45-count criminal conviction overturned. The scandal has produced new state laws regarding child abuse, millions in civil settlements to his victims and significant changes to Penn State's policies and procedures.

     

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Duke redshirt freshman quarterback impresses during fall camp

Duke quarterback Daniel Jones, a redshirt freshman, has been one of the surprises of fall camp and has been working with the Blue Devils' No. 1 offensive unit with senior Thomas Sirk recovering from an Achilles injury.
Chip Alexander calexander@newsobserver.com
Duke redshirt freshman quarterback impresses during fall camp 2:31

Duke redshirt freshman quarterback impresses during fall camp

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UNC's Fedora explains hiring of fired Illinois coach Tim Beckman

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