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  1. Coaching turnover yielded bonanza in 2008

    Andrea Adelson

    It has become a yearly ritual across the ACC -- waiting on the coaching turnover that is bound to happen. No job is ever too safe, it seems. Just remember back to when the regular season ended a few weeks ago. Nobody appeared in imminent danger...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  2. Duke has one objective: Bowl win

    Andrea Adelson

    Over the past three seasons, the Duke football program has gone on a record-breaking tear, racking up wins, top-25 rankings and bowl appearances along the way. That, in turn, has started to change expectations. Three seasons ago, Duke was just ...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  3. Duke became a winner in tragedy

    Andrea Adelson

    DURHAM, N.C. -- On a warm Friday in August, just four days after fall practice opened, Duke coach David Cutcliffe had to prepare yet another one of his men for heartache. Punter Will Monday would soon learn his mother, Judy, had been hospitalized ...

    Blog | December 17, 2014
  4. Duke Blue Devils football players have bonded through tragedy

    Andrea Adelson

    Over the past two and a half years, multiple Duke players and coaches have suffered unimaginable heartbreak, but they bonded through their pain and have accomplished things no other Duke team ever has.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2014
  5. Conner, Beasley win ACC POY honors

    Andrea Adelson

    Pitt running back James Conner was honored as ACC Player of the Year on Wednesday, while Clemson defensive end Vic Beasley won Defensive Player of the Year honors. Conner, also awarded ACC Offensive Player of the Year, edged Florida State quarterb...

    Blog | December 03, 2014
  6. What we learned in the ACC: Week 14

    Andrea Adelson

    We learned plenty in the final weekend of the regular season. 1. Unbeaten ACC. The ACC went 4-0 against its SEC counterparts on Saturday, its first sweep on rivalry weekend since 2000. SEC apologists can spin the sweep any way they want ("But it w...

    Blog | November 29, 2014
  7. UNC celebration damages Duke locker room

    Andrea Adelson

    North Carolina players caused extensive damage to Duke's visiting locker room at Wallace Wade Stadium due to spray painting after their 45-20 win over the Blue Devils last week.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2014
  8. Duke comes up short in must-win situations

    Andrea Adelson

    DURHAM, N.C. -- The schedule laid out so favorably for Duke, you had to stop and wonder whether the Blue Devils created it on their own. The defending Coastal champions had three teams either at or below .500 to close out the season. All they had ...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  9. Duke aiming for third straight win over UNC

    Andrea Adelson

    When Quinshad Davis arrived at North Carolina in 2012, losing to Duke was not within the realm of possibility. The Tar Heels had dominated the series against their bitter rivals. The expectation was for the dominance to continue. But two years lat...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  10. ACC Upset Watch: Week 13

    Andrea Adelson

    ACC Upset Watch never takes a week off. Not with the season set to end. Thursday North Carolina (5-5, 3-3) at Duke (8-2, 4-2), 7:30 p.m., ESPN. Line: Duke by 6. Both teams need this win badly: The Tar Heels to become bowl eligible; Duke to rema...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  11. Forget chaos: Coastal is between Duke, GT

    Andrea Adelson

    Operation Coastal Chaos has not exactly lived up to its advance hype. There will be a clear winner in the division this season, no Rubik's Cube needed to decipher a seven-way tie. The scenarios are straightforward with two weeks remaining. Duke (8...

    Blog | November 17, 2014
  12. ACC Upset Watch: Week 12

    Andrea Adelson

    Last week, all the favored teams won, a rarity in ACC land. Will that trend continue? No. 21 Clemson (7-2, 6-1) at No. 24 Georgia Tech (8-2, 5-2), noon, ESPN. Line: Clemson by 3. It is strength against strength in Atlanta, when the No. 2 rush offe...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  13. David Helton thrives as Duke's middle man

    Andrea Adelson

    When Duke lost starting middle linebacker Kelby Brown for the season, there was some initial doubt about how the Blue Devils would replace him. Not only was he a preseason All-ACC selection. Not only was the heart of the defense. Brown was the onl...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  14. Two Duke players granted sixth year of eligibility by NCAA

    Andrea Adelson

    Duke linebacker Kelby Brown and tight end Braxton Deaver were each granted a sixth season of eligibility by the NCAA, the school announced in a statement Monday. Both key starters sustained season-ending ACL injuries within a week of each other in...

    Blog | November 10, 2014
  15. Duke Blue Devils' Kelby Brown, Braxton Deaver each granted sixth ...

    Andrea Adelson

    Duke linebacker Kelby Brown and tight end Braxton Deaver were each granted a sixth season of eligibility by the NCAA, the school announced in a statement Monday.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2014
  16. ACC Coastal has a prove-it moment this weekend

    Andrea Adelson

    Florida State has yet to play a complete game from start to finish this season, a fact that has drawn particular ire from its most outspoken critics. It also is a fact that is directly related to the building story line against Miami on Saturday, ...

    Blog | November 10, 2014