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Rivalry Hangover?: Blue Devils Suffer Emotional Loss to Virginia

An emotional letdown for the Duke Blue Devils cost the 7th ranked team in the country a home loss to a defensive-minded Virginia, 69-68 inside Cameron Indoor Stadium Monday night. All it took was two three pointers the entire game,…

Statement Dubb: Duke Blows Out UNC in Coach K’s Dean Dome Finale

The talk all week leading up to the game was will UNC honor Coach K during his finale at the Dean Dome, but the conversation should have been did UNC belong on the same floor as Duke – regardless if…

Should UNC Honor Coach K During Last Rivalry game at Dean Smith Center?

The biggest rivalry game in all of sports. Eight miles apart. Integrity, perseverance and respect is what solidifies this game. Never fearing your opponent, but having respect for your opponent is what makes this matchup second to none. Saturday February…

The Curious Case of Travis Hunter and Why his Ranking Has Slipped Since Committing to Jackson State

Why is it when a person of color makes a groundbreaking decision, he or she is often discredited by mainstream media, thereby highlighting once again the media’s prejudices and biases? Travis Hunter, the number-one ranked high school football player of 2022, made headlines when…

Should the NFL Change Its Overtime Rule After Bills/Chiefs Game for the Ages

Despite witnessing the best divisional round of playoff games in the history of football, the ending couldn’t have been more dissatisfying – leaving a sour taste in the mouths of every football player and fan known to man. Why? Due…

Balanced Blue Devils Put On a Clinic in Dominant Win Over Syracuse

How do you beat Syracuse’s infamous 2-3 zone defense that extends beyond the perimeter and traps on the sidelines? The Duke Blue Devils showed us Saturday afternoon – bouncing back in an emphatic way from Tuesday’s loss to Florida State,…

Two Things Duke Needs to Work On Before March

The number eight ranked Duke Blue Devils fell to the Florida State Seminoles 79-78, in an overtime thriller that featured over 19 lead changes, defensive intensity and a level of physicality that the Blue Devils haven’t seen this season. Two…

Will the Real UNC Please Stand Up: When Will the Heels Start Punching Back, Instead of Being the Punching Bag?

North Carolina’s men’s basketball team took a drubbing in Coral Gables Tuesday night, falling to the Miami Hurricanes 85-57. There is no other way to put it, the Heels got taken to the woodshed and remarkably enough, that’s being nice.…

Wake Up Call: A Star Emerges for the Blue Devils at Wake Forest

When all is in doubt, allow your defense to spark your offense. That is exactly what transpired in Winston-Salem last night at the Lawrence Joel Coliseum when #8 ranked Duke bounced back with a 12 point win during their first…

Royal’s Rankings: 2021-22 NFL Season Awards

This year marked the NFL’s first 18-week season, which as you noticed from Sunday, drove NFL fans and players crazy. Imagine a team being eliminated from playoff contention due to two other teams 2,000 miles away ending a game in…

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