Wednesday’s print edition features a story called “Former Players, Forever Fans” about past Duke football players cheering for this year’s Blue Devils. In the second episode of X’s and O’s, in which Chronicle writers offer the story behind the story, Ben Cohen talks more about the players, how they feel about the team’s newfound success and whether they take some credit for it.
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As always, Ben Cohen and Matthew Iles met to discuss Duke’s 31-3 ACC win over Virginia Saturday. Some key points to the discussion: the stalwart performance of the defense, the emerging of freshman running back Jay Hollingsworth, the future of Duke’s running backs and a different type of game from quarterback Thaddeus Lewis.
You might notice the sound quality is better for this episode. Tip of the hat to Sports Blog reader Dan Romero, who introduced us to another sound studio on campus. The rest of our recordings will be up to this standard.
Tuesday’s print edition features a story called “Out of Gambia” about Kwasi Ayisi, a freshman midfielder on the Duke men’s soccer team. In this debut episode of X’s and O’s, in which Chronicle writers offer the story behind the story, Gabe Starosta talks more about Ayisi, his unorthodox journey from Gambia to the Bronx to Duke and what he contributes to this year’s team.
Sports Editor Ben Cohen and Sports Managing Editor Matthew Iles met Sunday afternoon to review and analyze Duke’s 41-31 win over Navy Saturday afternoon. This time, the audio is accompanied by Chronicle photographer’s shots, including those from Zachary Tracer, Ian Soileau and Max Masnick. Video compiled by Lawson Kurtz.
Sports Editor Ben Cohen and Sports Managing Editor Matthew Iles met Monday afternoon to review and analyze Duke’s 24-20 loss to Northwestern Saturday night. This time, the audios are accompanied by Chronicle photographer’s shots, including those from Lawson Kurtz and Crystal Bai. Apologies for the microphone problems—we’re still working on the glitches.
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On Sunday, Ben Cohen and Matthew Iles met to review Duke’s 31-7 win over James Madison Saturday night in Wallace Wade Stadium. Check out their video preview from Thursday for some perspective and to look back at their picks.
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