Lacrosse http://wunc.org en Duke Lacrosse Defends Championship, Approaches Dynasty Status http://wunc.org/post/duke-lacrosse-defends-championship-approaches-dynasty-status <p></p><p>Duke Lacrosse has had to come a long way since the national attention brought on by false rape allegations in 2006. The tactic that's likely been most effective in changing the public face of the program could be considered the most difficult, but the Blue Devils have made it look easy: Winning.</p><p>The team took home their third national championship on Monday (2010, 2013, 2014) holding off Notre Dame 11-9 in Baltimore.</p> Tue, 27 May 2014 02:57:57 +0000 WUNC News 36187 at http://wunc.org Duke Lacrosse Defends Championship, Approaches Dynasty Status Another Look At The Duke Lacrosse Case http://wunc.org/post/another-look-duke-lacrosse-case <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p><font color="black" face="Tahoma" size="2"><span dir="ltr" style="font-size: 10pt;"><font face="Arial,sans-serif" size="3"><span style="font-size: 12pt;">In March 2006, three white lacrosse players at Duke University were accused of raping an African-American exotic dancer. The case raised questions about race, gender and class in the justice system. Ultimately, the lacrosse players were found innocent. But Durham District Attorney Mike Nifong lost his law license for withholding evidence and other offenses. </span></font></span></font> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:07:48 +0000 Meghan Modafferi & Frank Stasio 33843 at http://wunc.org Another Look At The Duke Lacrosse Case Duke Men's Lacrosse Team Seizes 2nd National Title http://wunc.org/post/duke-mens-lacrosse-team-seizes-2nd-national-title <p>The <a href="http://www.goduke.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=25937&amp;SPID=2027&amp;DB_LANG=C&amp;ATCLID=207945060&amp;DB_OEM_ID=4200">Duke men's lacrosse team overcame an early deficit to beat Syracuse 16-10</a> for its second national title.&nbsp; The Blue Devils began Monday's game by missing their first 11 shots on goal.&nbsp; That allowed the Orange to race out to a 5-nothing lead into the second quarter.&nbsp;</p><p>Duke head coach John Danowski said he felt the pressure of the game was a factor.</p> Tue, 28 May 2013 14:24:08 +0000 Gurnal Scott 16120 at http://wunc.org Duke Men's Lacrosse Team Seizes 2nd National Title