1. Duke-North Carolina: Devils Will Be Favored but Shouldn't Overlook Surging Heels

    Anytime Duke and North Carolina face off, the stakes are typically high. Wednesday night's game will be no different as the teams, which are No. 1 and No. 2 respectively in the ACC standings, will tip off for a chance to take over the top spot...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about over 3 years ago 1,267 reads 8 comments

  2. Duke's Kyrie Irving Gets Cast Off Today, but Don't Expect a Miracle

    Friday is officially T-Day for Duke basketball. Kyrie Irving's injured toe, which has been in a cast for the better part of two months, finally gets that cast off...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about over 3 years ago 2,441 reads 2 comments

  3. Duke-North Carolina and the Top 20 Rivalries in College Basketball

    Nothing gets a sports fans blood boiling faster than a rivalry game. College Football is full of passionate fan bases and even more crazy rivalries...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about over 3 years ago 9,281 reads 28 comments

  4. Duke Football 2011 Signing Day Breakdown: Blue Devils Net 20 Commitments

    While Duke didn't have any huge commitments on signing day, the Blue Devils' recruiting haul continues to address the need coach David Cutcliffe has for speed...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about over 3 years ago 1,431 reads 2 comments

  5. Duke Basketball: 18 Reasons the Blue Devils Should Burn Those Black Uniforms

    Memo to the Duke Basketball team: get rid of those black uniforms. It has been a scarcely mentioned topic among the Duke faithful over the years, but since Duke unveiled its black uniforms with royal blue trim, bad luck has ensued...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about over 3 years ago 8,671 reads 20 comments

  6. Duke Basketball: Blue Devils Beginning To Click Sans Kyrie Irving

    If you haven't noticed, Duke is doing pretty well these days without their do-everything freshman point guard Kyrie Irving. The Blue Devils, who lost their star early in December, were 8-0 with Irving...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about over 3 years ago 2,568 reads 2 comments

  7. Duke Basketball: Grading Each Player on the Blue Devils Roster So Far

    So far the 2010-2011 college basketball season has had its ups and downs for the Duke Blue Devils. It started with a bang seeing the preseason No...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about over 3 years ago 4,950 reads 5 comments

  8. Duke Football Recruiting: Top 10 Positional Needs For The 2011 Blue Devils

    Duke's 2010 campaign was a little less than what many had hoped given its recent improvement. That being said, David Cutcliffe continued to build for the future...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about over 3 years ago 1,299 reads 0 comments

  9. College Basketball: Why You Shouldn't Lose Track of Teams With Early Losses

    Ask anyone what the difference is between college football and basketball, and many will tell you a loss in football all but kills championship hopes...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about over 3 years ago 270 reads 4 comments

  10. Duke's Ryan Kelly: Can the Sophomore Be the Solution To the Devils' Inside Woes?

    Heading into the season when anyone associated with the Duke fan base was asked about the Blue Devils inside game, the answer generally ended in Plumlee...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about over 3 years ago 2,391 reads 20 comments

  11. Kyrie Irving Update: Duke Star Freshman To Start Rehab Next Month Father Says

    Kyrie Irving's father told Fox Sports' Jeff Goodman Tuesday that the Duke star freshman point guard may be out of his cast and doing rehab on his injured toe early next month...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about over 3 years ago 15,234 reads 13 comments

  12. Duke Basketball Loses: Why This Could Help the Blue Devils Down the Line

    The simplest concept in all of sports is that no one likes to lose. From the time an athlete first picks up a ball, bat or whatever the case is, he or she is taught to do there best and win...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about over 3 years ago 2,121 reads 13 comments

  13. Miles and Mason Plumlee: What Is Wrong with Duke's Big Men?

    Much has been made of the struggles of Duke's big men since the beginning of the year. With the exception of just a few games, both Miles and Mason Plumlee have seemingly failed ...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about over 3 years ago 3,544 reads 29 comments

  14. Duke Basketball: Top 10 Reasons Some Blue Devils Fans Think the Sky Is Falling

    Duke fans are some of the most passionate about their school's basketball team. But like any group of fans of a successful program, there are those who prescribe to the chicken little syndrome each and every time the Blue Devils lose a game...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about over 3 years ago 6,290 reads 19 comments

  15. Duke Basketball: Why 1 Loss Changes Little for Blue Devils' Fortunes

    So Duke lost a game. Anyone with any reasonable concept of modern day college basketball should have expected it...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about over 3 years ago 1,955 reads 22 comments

  16. Duke's Tyler Thornton: Why the Blue Devils' Forgotten Freshman Needs More PT

    It was clear to anyone watching Duke struggle in its second conference game at home on Sunday night that the Blue Devils were in trouble...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about over 3 years ago 3,712 reads 19 comments

  17. Duke Basketball: Examining the Blue Devils' Weaknesses So Far

    During Duke's 21-point drubbing of UAB Wednesday night, ESPN commentator Mike Patrick made the comment that the Blue Devils were vulnerable...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about over 3 years ago 3,393 reads 16 comments

  18. Duke's Nolan Smith: Is There Anyone Playing Better?

    It is hard to imagine anyone in all of college basketball who is playing better than Duke's Nolan Smith...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about over 3 years ago 1,077 reads 42 comments

  19. Duke Basketball: Kyle Singler, Nolan Smith Log Big Minutes...What Else Is New?

    In what can only be described as a potential ground breaking story the Raleigh News & Observer reported on Monday that Duke's two senior leaders are playing a lot of minutes...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about over 3 years ago 681 reads 8 comments

  20. Duke Basketball: 10 Remaining Games That Will Challenge Duke's Perfect Record

    If you think the road to the Final Four is tough, you should see the one set aside for a perfect season. Duke is not the only remaining unbeaten team, but being the reigning National Champion and the No...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about over 3 years ago 8,508 reads 15 comments

  21. Naismith to Wooden: The 50 Most Influential People In College Basketball History

    There have been countless greats in world of college basketball, but only a select few have influenced the game for generations...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about over 3 years ago 9,071 reads 25 comments

  22. Duke’s National Championship and the Top 10 College Hoops Moments of 2010

    It is that time of year again. A time to reflect and look back on the year that was. In college basketball, the 2009-2010 season brought a lot of surprise teams and parity, and yet a blue blood ended up with the title anyway...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about almost 4 years ago 1,449 reads 9 comments

  23. Duke Basketball: A Look at the Blue Devils' Secret and Not-So-Secret Weapons

    In the absence of point guard Kyrie Irving (the last mention of him in this article) and in addition to its regular stars, Duke has been breaking in and busting out some new talent in 2010...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about almost 4 years ago 3,331 reads 13 comments

  24. Blue Devils Kyrie Irving Out: How Can Duke Win Without Star Point Guard?

    Those who have questioned how Kyrie Irving's injury affects the Duke Blue Devils are projecting struggles on the horizon for the defending National Champs. Those struggles may already be over...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about almost 4 years ago 2,655 reads 26 comments

  25. Duke Blue Devils: Power Ranking the Top 10 Teams in Coach K's Tenure

    Great coaches will often say they are only as great as their teams. Mike Krzyzewski is one of those coaches, and he has certainly had some great teams...

    Mike  Kline Written by Mike Kline about almost 4 years ago 24,209 reads 15 comments