1. Duke-Alabama: Blue Devils Hoping to Survive The Rising Tide

    Two days out from the game, and Alabama fans are flocking to Durham in RVs.Durham residents will notice a distinct Red and Hounds Tooth pattern coating the city as Duke takes on the Crimson Tide on Saturday afternoon...

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  2. Alabama-Duke: 10 Reasons Why the Blue Devils Can Beat the Tide

    Alabama heads to the heart of ACC Country for its showdown with the Duke Blue Devils on Saturday. Most are predicting a complete blowout as the Crimson Tide, the defending National Champions, boast a No...

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  3. Mike Krzyzewski and USA Basketball On Verge of Championship: Why The Criticism?

    What does a Hall of Fame coach have to do to get some respect around here? Mike Krzyzewski who is arguably the greatest active college basketball coach around, seems to be drawing nothing but criticism regarding his stint as coach of USA Basketball...

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  4. Duke Football: Blue Devils' Defense Replacing Running Game As Weakest Link

    The French Maginot Line put up a stronger defense against the Nazi Blitz than the Duke defense did against Wake Forest Saturday...

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  5. Duke Blue Devils vs. Wake Forest Demon Deacons: Live Blog

    I will be following the Duke-Wake Forest matchup live and provide observation and analysis during the game. Kickoff is less than an hour away...

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  6. Duke-Wake Forest: Early ACC Football Matchup Is Key To Blue Devils' Bowl Hopes

    It has been more than 15 years since Duke played in a bowl game and 10 years since the Blue Devils defeated Saturday's opponent, Wake Forest. Duke last beat the Demon Deacons in the 1999 season, winning 48-35...

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  7. Duke Football: Sean Renfree Quietly Becoming ACC's Potential Breakout Star

    The ACC had an up and down first week of the season, but it generated plenty of positive headlines to go with the bad.North Carolina held its own against all odds in Atlanta but lost...

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  8. Duke Football Week 1 Notebook: Blue Devils Show Progress, Still Need Work

    The first game of any season is always a time for a coach to assess the good, the bad, and the ugly. Duke showed a little bit of all of that in a 41-27 victory over FCS opponent Elon on Saturday night...

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  9. Duke Football: David Cutcliffe, Blue Devils Look To Start Strong Against Elon

    Duke Football Coach David Cutcliffe is looking to improve on his 1-1 record in season openers Saturday night when the Blue Devils host instate foe Elon...

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  10. Duke Football: 10 Questions and Answers Facing Blue Devils in 2010

    Duke Football, in two years under coach David Cutcliffe, has evolved into a living, breathing program. There has been a slow but sure resurgence in the interest in the program, although many doubts still linger and many questions are still being asked...

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  11. The 25 ACC Players You Must Know Before Kickoff

    With the kickoff to the college football season days instead of weeks away it is time to look at what players to keep an eye out for in the ACC...

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  12. College Football: NCAA Probe of UNC Is Just the Tip of the Iceberg

    Things are not looking real bright for the UNC football program right about now, and that is a bad sign for college athletics Thursday's announcement that UNC is now conducting an internal ...

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  13. Duke Football: 10 Reasons Blue Devils Fans Have To Be Optimistic in 2010

    Sure, Duke football isn't a big draw in the world of the ACC, much less college football as a whole, but that isn't stopping the Blue Devils from being a little bit optimistic...

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  14. ACC Football: A Conference Still Trying To Find Its Identity in Football

    When most people think of the Atlantic Coast Conference, they think basketball, and for good reasons. However, conference commissioner John Swafford has made every effort to change how the ACC is viewed nationally...

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  15. College Football: Is the SEC Afraid To Fly for Non-Conference Trips?

    Everyone who knows anything about College Football knows that when it comes to the best conference in the land there isn't one better than the SEC...

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  16. Duke Football 2010: Elon Game More Important Than Alabama for Devils

    The most high profile game on Duke's calendar comes on September 18, when the defending BCS National Champions Alabama come to Wallace Wade Stadium...

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  17. Roger Clemens' Indictment Just Another Reason To Hate Him

    After months of speculation, Roger Clemens has been officially indicted on 15 separate counts of lying to Congress and interfering with a congressional investigation...

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  18. NFL Preseason: Rams' Backup and Former Duke QB Thad Lewis Proves Value

    Thad Lewis will not supplant Sam Bradford as the eventual starting quarterback of the St. Louis Rams. However, the brief amount of playing time he saw on Saturday night should prove ...

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  19. College Football For Dummies: Everything You Need to Know About 2010

    With college football season literally weeks away from kicking off, we at Bleacher Report thought it would be a good idea to put together a preview of the season.Unlike other previews, however, this one is different...

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  20. 2010 College Football: Duke Defense Has David Cutcliffe's Attention

    The center of David Cutcliffe's world has always been quarterbacks and offense. His greatest challenge at Duke in 2010 will be putting a defensive unit on the field...

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  21. College Football Coaches Poll: Unranked Teams Who Will Contend in 2010

    The coaches have spoken and the first 2010 USA Today Coaches Poll is out. Right now sports writers and analysts are picking apart the preseason prognostication from the minds of college football coaches in earnest...

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  22. College Football 2010: ACC Would Do Well Not To Overlook Duke

    Duke Football isn't getting much love these days. Despite winning more games in the last two seasons than it has it the past decade, the Blue Devils football program just isn't a sexy pick among the experts who prognosticate about college football...

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  23. The Top 10 Sports Stories People Should Be Tired Of

    It is a slow time for sports media right now, before football starts and as baseball reaches the dog days of summer. We are all forced to deal with the same old recycled stories over and over, and frankly we should all be sick of it by now...

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  24. College Football Predictions: Duke's Two Keys to Success in 2010

    Duke Football is aiming high in 2010. Gone are the days where most teams could chalk a game with the Blue Devils as a win before either team ever took the field. Now, Duke has its sights set on a bowl game...

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  25. 12 Reasons To Believe 2010 Is the Year for the ACC

    Alas, football season is here after a hectic offseason which featured the expansion of two major BCS conferences and the near collapse of another...

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