Duke

Luke DeCock

As Duke’s Olympic basketball adventure ends, benefits linger – DeCock

The spillover effect of Mike Krzyzewski’s participation with Team USA to the other members of Duke’s staff has been one of the unexpected benefits of the head coach’s Olympic tenure. Krzyzewski brought Chris Collins and Steve Wojciechowski with him to Beijing and London, and Jeff Capel is coming to Rio. Video coordinator Kevin Cullen, meanwhile, has been a part of the staff for all three Olympics.

Duke

After 3 straight winning seasons, Duke strives for higher level

While Duke’s 2015 season had its highs and lows – who can forget that zany Miami kickoff return with the eight laterals – the Blue Devils finished with an 8-5 record after their 44-41 overtime victory over Indiana in the Pinstripe Bowl in Yankee Stadium. The question now: What’s next for Duke? Building a program is one thing. Then it’s about maintaining success while striving for a higher level.

Duke Now

Move it, Sirk!

Duke quarterback Thomas Sirk updates his recovery from an Achilles injury until an impatient onlooker (coach David Cutcliffe) makes an "audible."

ACC

ACC and ESPN end long wait, announce creation of a TV channel

ACC commissioner John Swofford announces the partnership with ESPN, the conference’s longtime television rights partner, an ACC channel would debut in 2019. The wait will be shorter for an online component of the channel, which will begin streaming ACC events over the Internet in the fall.

ACC

What to expect at ACC Kickoff

All eyes will be on ACC commissioner John Swofford on Thursday during his annual address with the media when he will likely fill in the details about the league’s plans, with ESPN, to launch its own cable network.

Luke DeCock

Durant on Ingram: ‘Like I’m looking in the mirror’ — DeCock

With the opportunity to look at Brandon Ingram and Kevin Durant side by side, a comparison that seemed plausible watching Ingram compete against collegians almost seems laughable. Then again, who better to assess the similarities than Durant? When he looks at Ingram, the Kinston native who starred at Duke last season, he sees a lot of himself.

Luke DeCock

Friends and rivals, Irving and Barnes finally teammates – DeCock

The inextricable careers of Harrison Barnes and Kyrie Irving are once again intertwined on the U.S. Olympic team. As sought-after recruits, they became friends before choosing opposite sides of the Duke-North Carolina rivalry, yet never met on the court in college, nor did either make it to the Final Four. The NBA has been kinder to both: Two years ago, Barnes beat Irving for the NBA title. Earlier this summer, Irving beat Barnes for the title.

Luke DeCock

ACC closing in on network deal with ESPN – DeCock

After six years of deliberation and discussion, the ACC is close to an updated television deal with ESPN that will include the long-awaited ACC cable channel as well as innovative “over-the-top” components, content delivered directly to viewers via the Internet, known as OTT.

             

Videos

Move it, Sirk!

Duke quarterback Thomas Sirk updates his recovery from an Achilles injury until an impatient onlooker (coach David Cutcliffe) makes an "audible."
Chip Alexander calexander@newsobserver.com
Move it, Sirk! 0:35

Move it, Sirk!

ACC and ESPN end long wait, announce creation of a TV channel 5:21

ACC and ESPN end long wait, announce creation of a TV channel

Coach K on relying on older players to bring along young talent 0:58

Coach K on relying on older players to bring along young talent

Top-five prospect Wendell Carter talks Duke and Kentucky 4:55

Top-five prospect Wendell Carter talks Duke and Kentucky