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1 hr ago | Daily Herald

Rose sits this one out

Derrick Rose sat out Team USA's 105-62 exhibition win over Dominican Republic on Wednesday in New York, just as he skipped practice the previous two days because of soreness in his knee.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose, NBA Players, Kyrie Irving, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Duke Blue Devils NCAA Basketball, Mason Plumlee

Wed Aug 20, 2014

BleacherReport

Duke Basketball: Things to Worry About for 2015 Season

For diehard fans of any sport, the time leading up to the start of a season is often filled with optimism.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Duke Blue Devils NCAA Basketball, Seth Curry, Nolan Smith, Kyrie Irving, Kyle Singler, Austin Rivers

HeraldSun.com

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The shock of losing starting third-team all-ACC tight end Braxton Deaver to a season-ending knee injury earlier this week came down hard on Duke's football team.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Duke Blue Devils NCAA Football, NCAA Football, Kelby Brown, Braxton Deaver

BleacherReport

Mason Plumlee's Emergence Gives Brooklyn Nets Brook Lopez Insurance

The Brooklyn Nets big man filled in for an injured Brook Lopez and picked up some of the slack for a declining Kevin Garnett , eventually starting 22 games and averaging 7.4 points and 4.4 rebounds in just 18.2 minutes per contest.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New Jersey Nets, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Duke Blue Devils NCAA Basketball, Mason Plumlee

CBS Local

Lichtenstein: Nets' Mason Plumlee Has No Business Going To Spain

The Nets' backup center may only be going into his second NBA season, but if he can muster another solid performance for the U.S. Men's National Team on Wednesday versus the Dominican Republic at Madison Square Garden, all indications point to Plumlee garnering a coveted slot on the U.S.' 12-man roster for the FIBA World Cup next month.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Duke Blue Devils NCAA Basketball, Mason Plumlee, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, Rudy Gay, NBA Players, Summer Olympic, Carmelo Anthony, Olympic Basketball, Olympics, Summer Olympics

The Post-Standard

ACC football: 6 contenders to claim a league title in December

Florida State and coach Jimbo Fisher enter the season the overwhelming favorites to claim a third consecutive ACC championship.

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Related Topix: Tajh Boyd, Sports, Clemson Tigers NCAA Football, NCAA Sports, Clemson University NCAA, NCAA Football, University of North Carolina NCAA, North Carolina Tar Heels NCAA Football, Duke Blue Devils NCAA Football, Kelby Brown

Tue Aug 19, 2014

CBS Sports

Cuts Thu.

ESPN reports that Thursday could be the day that they make the final cuts to get the roster down to 12. More interesting than that, however, are two names who ESPN reports are considered "core players" and who could wind up on the chopping block.

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Related Topix: Miles Plumlee, Kyrie Irving, Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Duke Blue Devils NCAA Basketball, Mason Plumlee

News Observer

Duke football: Secondary ready to live up to nickname

The Fearsome Foursome. The Iron Curtain. The Purple People Eaters. The Legion of Boom.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Duke Blue Devils NCAA Football, NCAA Football, Ross Cockrell, NFL Football, NFL Players, Buffalo Bills

From The Rumble Seat

Georgia Tech Football: ACC Coastal Division Preview

Duke managed to win the ACC Coastal a season ago. Will they be able to do it again? - Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports Over the next few days, I will be breaking down each division, and then the conference in one of our final series in the 100 Days to Kickoff.

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Related Topix: Anthony Boone, Sports, ACC Football, NCAA Sports, Duke Blue Devils NCAA Football, NCAA Football, Jeremiah Attaochu, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets NCAA Football, Georgia Institute of Technology NCAA

Sir Charles in Charge

Los Angeles Lakers: Can Ryan Kelly Be An X-Factor Next Season?

Apr 2, 2014; Sacramento, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers guard Kendall Marshall , forward Jordan Hill and forward Ryan Kelly as a time out is called against the Sacramento Kings during the fourth quarter at Sleep Train Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Ryan Kelly, NBA Players, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Duke Blue Devils NCAA Basketball, Kendall Marshall, Jordan Hill

Mon Aug 18, 2014

NBA.com

Team's visit goes beyond hoops

Addressing the crowd in Christl Arena just before Monday's USA Basketball open practice began, U.S. coach Mike Krzyzewski said, "I take West Point everywhere I go."

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Duke Blue Devils NCAA Basketball, Mason Plumlee

ESPN

Duke's bad luck continues

Just when you thought it was safe to believe Duke could win the Coastal Division again, the football gods have conspired against the Blue Devils.

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Related Topix: Brandon Connette, Ross Cockrell, Kelby Brown, Braxton Deaver, Sports, NCAA Sports, Duke Blue Devils NCAA Football, NCAA Football

News Observer

Duke loses tight end Braxton Deaver

Duke tight end Braxton Deaver is taken down by Texas A&M defensive back Toney Hurd Jr. in the fourth quarter.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Duke Blue Devils NCAA Football, NCAA Football, Braxton Deaver, Kelby Brown, Texas A&M University-Commerce NCAA, Toney Hurd Jr., Texas A&M Aggies NCAA Football

ESPN.com

Duke TE Deaver out for season with torn ACL

Deaver was injured during practice Monday morning, and an MRI confirmed the injury.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Duke Blue Devils NCAA Football, NCAA Football, Brandon Connette, Kelby Brown

The Post-Standard

ACC football: 6 impact receivers in 2014

Duke wide receiver Jamison Crowder set an ACC record with 108 receptions last season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Duke Blue Devils NCAA Football, Conner Vernon, Kelby Brown, NCAA Football, NFL Players, Devin Street, University of Pittsburgh NCAA, Pittsburgh Panthers NCAA Football

WTOL-TV Toledo

Cutcliffe pleased after Duke football scrimmage

Wide receivers Johnell Barnes and Jamison Crowder caught four passes each while rookie Chris Taylor hauled in a 4-yard touchdown strike to highlight Duke's 80-snap scrimmage on Friday at Wallace Wade Stadium, the Blue Devils said in a news release.

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Related Topix: Josh Snead, Anthony Boone, Sports, NCAA Sports, Duke Blue Devils NCAA Football, NCAA Football

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Burlington Times News

Duke adjusts defense after linebacker's injury

One of the first changes for Duke's defense in the aftermath of a season-ending injury to standout linebacker Kelby Brown was to move the leading tackler in the Atlantic Coast Conference from a year ago into his position.

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Related Topix: Kelby Brown, C.J France, Sports, NCAA Sports, Duke Blue Devils NCAA Football, NCAA Football

The Fresno Bee

Fresno State football: Running role on rise for Bulldogs QBs

Fresno State could use more zone read plays that might require its quarterbacks to run more for the 2014 season compared to past years under ex-Bulldogs quarterback Derek Carr.

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Related Topix: Derek Carr, Sports, NCAA Sports, California State University, Fresno NCAA, Fresno State Bulldogs NCAA Football, NCAA Football, NFL Players, Brandon Connette, Duke Blue Devils NCAA Football

News Observer

Record crowd turns out for Duke's Meet the Blue Devils day

On a day when more than 3,000 people came to Duke's annual Meet the Blue Devils Day – compared to 1,700 last year – one player signed longer than all the rest.

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Related Topix: Anthony Boone, Sports, NCAA Sports, Duke Blue Devils NCAA Football, NCAA Football

News Observer

Duke tight end Braxton Deaver speaks about rejoining the team

Duke tight end Braxton Deaver was suspended for the first week of preseason camp .

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Duke Blue Devils NCAA Football, Braxton Deaver, NCAA Football

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