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  1. Plumlee poised to take big step forward in 2014-15Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | YESNetwork

    We featured Brook Lopez in the opener of our Nets Player Preview series on Tuesday, and given Lopez's current injury status, we felt like the time was right to follow up our look at the Stanford product with a preview of his nominal backup. That would be Mason Plumlee, who opens his second season in the black-and-white with a much more defined role than a year ago.

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  2. #GoACC Power Rankings: Week 9Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Cavalier Daily

    In its most tightly contested game since beating Clemson in overtime sans Jameis Winston, Florida State saw its perfect season ruined in the final moments of the game, only to be resurrected by an angelic offensive pass interference flag sent from the college football gods. On fourth and two, Notre Dame scored what appeared to be the game-winning touchdown with 13 seconds left, which was then waved off, putting the Irish in a fourth-and-17 situation.

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  3. Sulaimon's Role: Veteran is Duke's top on-ball defenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | HeraldSun.com

    Bernard Thomas Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, Tyus Jones and Rasheed Sulaimon during a practice in Cameron Indoor Stadium. So far, Rasheed Sulaimon's time in a Duke uniform has matched how the Blue Devils have fared as a whole.

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  4. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski going simple(r) with defensive approachRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Charlotte Observer

    DURHAM Last March, in the aftermath of the Blue Devils' season-ending loss to Mercer, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski declared he would evaluate the way he teaches defense. "There is a lot more teaching, and it's a lot simpler than what we were doing last year," junior captain Amile Jefferson said.

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  5. UVa's loss to Duke: players, not plays.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Streaking The Lawn

    From reading across the blogosphere, message boards, and other social media outlets this week, you would think that Virginia lost by double-digits to Duke last weekend. You would think that UVa was out-schemed, and that the players were not given the plays to win the game.

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  6. Duke Basketball Recruiting: Make-or-Break Players for 2015 ClassRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | BleacherReport

    The Duke basketball program landed the No. 1 recruiting class in the country in 2014, according to 247Sports , and there is a very real chance that the rich will get richer in 2015.

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  7. Getting harder for Nets to bank on BrookRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    Brook Lopez and the Nets are being cautiously optimistic about the former All-Star center's latest injury to his lower extremities. Both parties are doubtlessly hoping that what is being characterized as a "mild sprain" slated to sideline the 7-footer from Stanford for two weeks doesn't become another season-ending fracture to his right foot.

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  8. College Basketball Conference Previews: Atlantic Coast ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Maddux Sports Blog

    As we near in on the 2014-15 NCAA basketball season, Maddux Sports will be previewing the top-five teams from the 12 major conferences. We begin by looking at the ACC, whose top-five teams are all at 40/1 odds or better to win the NCAA title according to college basketball oddsmakers at Bovada .

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  9. Duke's Helton finally starting to get noticedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | StarNewsOnline.com

    Duke coach David Cutcliffe hugs linebacker David Helton after the Blue Devils' Coastal Division clinching victory at UNC last November Duke's David Helton led the ACC in tackles last season with 133 and yet, was left off all three postseason All-ACC teams, largely because he was overshadowed by his more flashy teammate Kelby Brown. The playmaking linebacker is once again among the league leaders this season.

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  10. Syracuse's Michael Gbinije plays reporter on media day:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Post-Standard

    The Syracuse coach wanted Gbinije to be more vocal, more insistent as he directed his teammates from the point guard position. Gbinije, three years removed from his days at Duke, has had no such trouble expressing himself off the court.

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  11. Blue Devil women's tennis closes ITA Regionals strongNick MartinIt...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Chronicle

    It might not have been home, but a team-friendly atmosphere allowed the Blue Devils to flourish this past weekend. For just the second time this season, head coach Jamie Ashworth was able to see the majority of his players at one tournament, as Duke took the courts at the ITA Regionals in Chapel Hill, N.C. The team had not competed in the same time zone since Sept.

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  12. Nets hold on against Sixers in battle at BarclaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | YESNetwork

    Five down, one to go, and the Brooklyn Nets are now 4-1 in the preseason after a 99-88 win over the Philadelphia 76ers at Barclays Center on Monday night. Even without both Brook Lopez and Kevin Garnett , the Nets were able to control the things they needed to work on, and now there's just one more exhibition before the 2014-15 season starts for real.

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  13. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski through the yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2014 | USA Today

    Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski and his wife Mickie Krzyzewski walk out to mid-court as he is honored for his 903rd career coaching victory after the game against the Davidson Wildcats at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski through the years Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski and his wife Mickie Krzyzewski walk out to mid-court as he is honored for his 903rd career coaching victory after the game against the Davidson Wildcats at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

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  14. Virginia suffers first ACC loss at DukeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | Cavalier Daily

    The Virginia football team fell 20-13 to Duke Saturday, as the Blue Devils scored with just more than seven minutes remaining to knock off the Cavaliers. Duke now stands tied atop the ACC Coastal Division with Virginia and Pittsburgh .

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  15. Duke football defeats Virginia 20-13 on Homecoming, becomes bowl eligibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | The Chronicle

    For the first time all season, the tight end was the most important player on the field for Duke, as it held off an aggressive Virginia squad to clinch its third-straight year of bowl eligibility. Led by a pair of touchdown catches from their two tight ends, the Blue Devils defeated the Cavaliers 20-13 for a Homecoming victory.

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  16. No. 11 UNC ends No. 21 Duke's winning streakRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 19 | HeraldSun.com

    Duke was all too familiar with the question: How to stop UNC's powerful opposite hitter Chaniel Nelson? The problem was they couldn't find an answer. Nelson, a 6-foot-2 senior, banged 13 kills and scored five digs as No.

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  17. Championship hopes alive and well for DukeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | HeraldSun.com

    It's late October and Duke is one of 22 major college football teams with no more than one loss. While the 6-1 record the Blue Devils have compiled still hasn't impressed enough voters to get them in the top 25 of the coaches or media polls, it does have Duke's players and coaches feeling good about their championship chances as the stretch drive approaches.

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  18. HSSPTS 10-19 Duke FBC 5.jpgRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | HeraldSun.com

    Tidbits and observations from Duke's 20-13 win over Virginia on Saturday, which boosted the Blue Devils into a three-way tie for the Coastal Division lead with Pittsburgh and Virginia. Borders stand tall -- Duke sophomore cornerback Breon Borders had just one pass breakup over the season's first six games.

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  19. Carolinas College Football: Weekend in review 10.19.14Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 19 | The Charlotte Observer

    In what was their first-ever Sun Belt victory, the Mountaineers defense forced four Troy turnovers, had three sacks and eight tackles for loss. Offensively, Appalachian State rolled up 551 yards.

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  20. College Football Rankings Week 9: B/R's Official Top 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | BleacherReport

    And then there were three. And we don't just mean undefeated teams from the power conferences, but also schools fighting for the top spot in the Bleacher Report rankings after another great weekend of action.

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