Duke Athletics http://wunc.org en Do You Recognize This Man? http://wunc.org/post/do-you-recognize-man-1 <p>This wonderful vintage photo was found tucked away in one of the books at the Chapel Hill Public Library. No one knows how long the picture has been there, but librarians would really like to find its owner - and perhaps find out more about this former Blue Devil. <a href="http://chapelhillpubliclibrary.org/txp/?s=About%20CHPL&amp;c=01.+Contact+Us">Contact the library</a> if you have any information. (And <a href="mailto:cjackson@wunc.org?subject=VINTAGE%20PHOTO%20-%20DUKE%20BLUE%20DEVIL">contact us</a> too. We want to know the story behind the photo.)</p><p></p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:29:37 +0000 Carol Jackson 39012 at http://wunc.org Do You Recognize This Man? 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 One And Done: Duke's Jabari Parker Heads To The NBA http://wunc.org/post/one-and-done-dukes-jabari-parker-heads-nba <p>Duke freshman basketball star Jabari Parker has decided to enter this year's NBA Draft.&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://www.goduke.com/">A video on The Blue Devils' athletic website confirmed speculation</a> that Parker would give up his final three years of eligibility.&nbsp;</p><p><br />He led the team in scoring and rebounding this season.&nbsp; Parker was named the ACC Rookie of the Year and to several national All-America teams.&nbsp; Parker says making his decision took time because there were a lot of people offering him advice.<br />&nbsp;</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:36:22 +0000 Gurnal Scott 33983 at http://wunc.org One And Done: Duke's Jabari Parker Heads To The NBA 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 The NCAA Tournament Takes On A Distinct Triangle Flavor This Year http://wunc.org/post/ncaa-tournament-takes-distinct-triangle-flavor-year <div>Four North Carolina universities -- all located in the Triangle -- have earned bids to this year's National Collegiate Athletic Association Tournament. &nbsp;The highest seed is Duke. &nbsp;The Blue Devils are third in the Midwest region. &nbsp;But the Atlantic Coast Conference runner-up will open tournament play against Mercer University at PNC Arena in Raleigh on Friday.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>North Carolina Central University is making its first ever trip to the NCAA Tournament. &nbsp;The Mid Eastern Athletic Conference regular-season and tournament champions are seeded 14th in the East region. &nbsp;They will put a 20-game win streak on the line against third-seed Iowa State Friday in San Antonio. &nbsp;</div><div> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 12:13:42 +0000 Gurnal Scott 32177 at http://wunc.org The NCAA Tournament Takes On A Distinct Triangle Flavor This Year Duke's Jabari Parker Bakes Sweet Treats For Super Fans http://wunc.org/post/dukes-jabari-parker-bakes-sweet-treats-super-fans <p></p><p>http://youtu.be/18guoG8OAck</p><p>There's a group of students at Duke&nbsp; called The Crazies. They are the kids who get all decked out and painted up and sit in the most coveted spot during basketball games at Cameron Indoor Stadium. The Crazies are the uber fans. They camp out for 6-8 weeks in order to be in the front row when Duke plays UNC at home.</p><p>So, imagine you're a Crazy. You've got your face paint in your back pocket and your wig and body paint at the ready. You've been camping in a tent for weeks. How cool would it be if the following happened?</p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 21:19:49 +0000 Carol Jackson 31503 at http://wunc.org Duke's Jabari Parker Bakes Sweet Treats For Super Fans UNC-Duke Rivalry Heats Back Up After Snow Day http://wunc.org/post/unc-duke-rivalry-heats-back-after-snow-day <p>Last week's winter storm canceled the men's basketball game between fierce rivals North Carolina and Duke.&nbsp;<br /><br />Meetings between coaches, athletic directors and the Atlantic Coast Conference resulted in the contest being rescheduled for this Thursday night in Chapel Hill.&nbsp; That means both teams will be playing four games in eight days.&nbsp;<br /><br />The Tar Heels beat Pittsburgh over the weekend while the Blue Devils got past Maryland.&nbsp; Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski told Sirius-XM it's a challenging week.</p><p></p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 13:48:45 +0000 Eric Hodge 30695 at http://wunc.org UNC-Duke Rivalry Heats Back Up After Snow Day Wolfpack, Blue Devils Take To The Gridiron This Weekend http://wunc.org/post/wolfpack-blue-devils-take-gridiron-weekend <p>The Duke Blue Devils return to the gridiron Saturday after an open date last weekend.&nbsp; The Naval Academy will come to Durham for a 12:30 p.m. kickoff at Wallace Wade Stadium.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 11 Oct 2013 10:56:48 +0000 Gurnal Scott 23970 at http://wunc.org Wolfpack, Blue Devils Take To The Gridiron This Weekend Triangle College Football Teams Try To Bounce Back http://wunc.org/post/triangle-college-football-teams-try-bounce-back <p><a href="http://www.goheels.com/SportSelect.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=3350&amp;SPID=12962&amp;SPSID=667864&amp;SITE=UNC&amp;DB_OEM_ID=3350">The UNC football team</a> faces off this weekend against in-state rival East Carolina.&nbsp; North Carolina has won 12 of 15 all-time games against <a href="http://www.ecupirates.com/sports/m-footbl/ecu-m-footbl-body.html">the Pirates from Greenville</a>, but that won&#39;t dampen the pride that each squad will bring into the game at Chapel Hill.&nbsp; Tar Heels head coach Larry Fedora says the game puts old friends and foes back on the same field.<br /> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:25:57 +0000 Gurnal Scott 23177 at http://wunc.org Triangle College Football Teams Try To Bounce Back