Grayson Allen prepped Ted Cruz and confidently predicted the U.S. senator from Texas would top late-night TV star Jimmy Kimmel in their one-on-one basketball battle. Cruz won his one-on-one game against Kimmel at Texas Southern University in Houston, meaning Kimmel was on the hook to donate $5,000 to the charity of Cruz’s choice.
Duke’s entire starting five from the team that went 29-8 and reached the NCAA tournament’s final eight are entered in this year’s NBA Draft pool. Duke assistant coach Jon Scheyer knows their games and their personalities better than nearly anyone. He was involved with their recruitment and coached them throughout their Duke careers.
The Durham Bulls organization and the city of Durham want to continue hosting the ACC baseball tournament beyond 2019 and the league has interest in returning. Whether or not that will happen will depend upon the International League’s schedule makers and the whims of the ACC’s presidents.
Division I college athletes seeking to transfer have an easier path to their new school, the NCAA announced on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. A new rule, which goes into effect Oct. 15, removes the previous requirement that athletes to seek permission from their current schools before letting other schools know they’d like to transfer.
Basketball brought Duke's Chris Carrawell several white father-figures in high school and in Mike Krzyzewski at Duke, where in 2000 the player nicknamed “C-well” was a consensus All-America and ACC player of the year. But Hayes’ eldest child longed for a true male parent.
The Blue Devils went 45-18 this season, setting a program record for wins. They won 18 ACC regular-season games, another program record. They made the NCAA tournament field for the second time in three years.
Duke proved once again Sunday night it’s a tough baseball team to knock out. Facing elimination for the fifth time in the NCAA tournament, the Blue Devils battered Texas Tech pitching for 15 hits in a 10-2 win in game two of the Lubbock super regional at Rip Griffin Park.
NCAA baseball Super Regional tournament scores, and the 2018 College World Series schedule for Texas, Florida, UNC, Arkansas, Mississippi State, Oregon State, Texas Tech and Washington's first games of double elimination round robin format.
The bullpen that carried Duke to its first NCAA tournament regional title last weekend wasn’t able to hold Texas Tech down in Saturday’s Super Regional opener. The No. 9 seeded Red Raiders scored four runs off Duke relievers, coming from behind twice to beat the Blue Devils 6-4 in game one of the Lubbock super regional at Rip Griffin Park.
US Senator Ted Cruz challenges Jimmy Kimmel to a one-on-one basketball game for charity after the late night talk show host compared him to a blobfish. Duke’s Grayson Allen, a lookalike, offers to stand in for Cruz in the game on Twitter.
Playing what-if may be a more popular American game than any athletic pastime you can name. A new compilation of stories offered by Mike Pesca, the book “Upon Further Review,” delves into alt history on great what-ifs in sports.