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  1. Seamless change for Duke at OC

    Heather Dinich

    When former Duke offensive coordinator Kurt Roper decided in January to leave Durham for the same position at Florida, one of the biggest keys to the Blue Devils' historic 10-win 2013 season had to be replaced. Coach David Cutcliffe didn't have to...

    Blog | February 10, 2014
  2. Player of the Week: ACC

    Heather Dinich

    Georgia Tech quarterback Vad Lee, a native of Durham, N.C., made himself right at home last Saturday in a 38-14 win over Duke in Wallace Wade Stadium. Lee,'s ACC Player of the Week, threw four touchdown passes -- the most in a game in the...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  3. Duke running game coming together

    Heather Dinich

    Duke running back Josh Snead said he can remember when he first came to Durham, and the offensive linemen blocking for him "barely went over 270" pounds. "Now we've got O-linemen in the 300s who can move, are very athletic," Snead said. "It's a bl...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  4. Canes top Duke in shootout

    Heather Dinich

    No bowl? No problem. Another dose of self-induced sanctions haven't taken the motivation out of Miami, as the Canes went to Durham and beat Duke 52-45. For Miami to have won seven games this season is one of the most underrated accomplishments in ...

    Blog | November 24, 2012
  5. Bigger goals remain for Duke

    Heather Dinich

    Duke coach David Cutcliffe said this is the strongest, fastest team he has had in Durham -- good enough to beat every team remaining on the schedule, including No. 12-ranked Florida State on Saturday. "Everybody left on our schedule can certainly ...

    Blog | October 25, 2012
  6. Midseason report: Duke

    Heather Dinich

    DUKE (5-2, 2-1 ACC) The inexplicable ACC ran through Durham this year. Then it hit the brakes in Blacksburg. Duke started out 5-1, its best start to a season since 1994, and the last time the program went bowling. The Blue Devils were 2-0 in le...

    Blog | October 16, 2012
  7. Duke lineman takes long road to Durham

    Heather Dinich

    When Duke coach David Cutcliffe boarded a plane to Chicago on a cold November bye week to watch offensive lineman Laken Tomlinson play high school football, two worlds collided. Cutcliffe -- an Alabama man with football in his blood -- and Tomlins...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  8. Duke notes: TE Deaver has another surgery

    Heather Dinich

    A few quick notes for you from Durham today ... Tight end Braxton Deaver had successful surgery on Tuesday to repair a fracture of his left patella. He suffered the injury on Monday during a team workout, according to the school. Deaver, a projec...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  9. Final: Florida State 41, Duke 16

    Heather Dinich

    OK, OK I admit it. You win, Florida State fans. Terrible pick. My worst pick of the year. Not a hint of an upset in Durham Saturday. The Seminoles left no doubt they were the better team and ended their three-game losing streak with a 41-16 ...

    Blog | October 15, 2011
  10. Longtime Duke fan dies

    Heather Dinich

    College football lost one of its biggest fans on Sunday night, as Anita Mitchell Caldwell, a resident of Durham, N.C., and a widow of Duke Athletics Hall of Fame member Herschel Caldwell, died at Hillcrest Convalescent Center on her 103rd birthday. ...

    Blog | April 28, 2011
  11. BC clings to lead vs. Duke

    Heather Dinich

    Even if you're not a fan of either Boston College or Duke, this game is relevant for the ACC's bowl picture. This is a game BC needs to win to get a step closer to bowl eligibility, and the Eagles are clinging onto a 7-6 lead in Durham. Both offen...

    Blog | November 13, 2010
  12. ACC announces Players of the Week

    Heather Dinich

    Here they are, straight from the league offices in Greensboro, N.C.: OFFENSIVE BACK - Marshall Williams, Wake Forest, WR, r-Sr., 6-1, 190, Durham, N.C. (Riverside) Williams accounted for three touchdowns in Wake Forest's 54-48 win against Duke ...

    Blog | September 13, 2010
  13. Can Duke recruit elite talent?

    Heather Dinich

    Sure, why not? Earlier in this week's chat, Scott from Durham got me thinking. He asked whether or not the Blue Devils could do any better than three-star recruits, which is what their current class is primarily comprised of. Our ESPN Recruitin...

    Blog | June 24, 2010
  14. ACC's toughest 10 in 2010

    Heather Dinich

    Nobody can say the ACC doesn't schedule tough competition. In fact, it's one of the most aggressive schedulers among the BCS conferences. This year is no exception, starting in Durham, where Duke is taking on David Cutcliffe's alma mater and defendin...

    Blog | February 22, 2010
  15. Georgia Tech clinches Coastal Division

    Heather Dinich

    Half the equation has been solved. Georgia Tech clinched the Coastal Division title with its 49-10 romp of Duke today in Durham. The Yellow Jackets had 518 total yards of offense and 305 rushing yards. Duke, on the other hand, had 26 rushing ya...

    Blog | November 14, 2009
  16. ACC announces players of the week

    Heather Dinich

    Posted by's Heather Dinich Three players from Duke made the cut. Times they are a changin' in Durham. Here they are for Week 9, as announced by the league office in Greensboro: OFFENSIVE BACK Jacory Harris, Miami, QB, So., 6-4, 190,...

    Blog | November 02, 2009