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Williamson scores 25, No. 2 Duke shuts down Pitt 79-64

Zion Williamson hit his first 10 shots on his way to 25 points, fellow freshman RJ Barrett scored 26 and No. 2 Duke had little trouble with Pittsburgh in a 79-64 victory            [Author: AP]
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This year’s Oscar nominations indicate what has changed in Hollywood, and what hasn’t

Did the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences solve any of its numerous problems with Tuesday’s announcement of its 91st Oscar nominees? Yes, in some ways; maybe or maybe not, in others. Foremost this year, the Best Picture (voted on by all academy members) and different branch (selected by voters from their particular job categories) nominees indicate that recent efforts to diversify and broaden the group have had their strongest impact on the Oscar field yet. The Mexican art film “Roma” ...
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Prince William interviews David Attenborough on his life's work – watch live

The Duke of Cambridge is to interview the broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough on his life’s work at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Attenborough has already challenged business leaders at the event to “move beyond guilt and blame” and instead focus on the practicalities of preventing climate change from reaching catastrophic levels‘The Garden of Eden is no more’, David Attenborough warns Davos summit – video Continue reading...
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2019 Oscar nominations: ‘Roma,’ ‘The Favourite’ lead with 10 nods, but ‘Black Panther,’ ‘A Star Is Born,’ are in the mix

By JAKE COYLE | AP Film Writer NEW YORK — Alfonso Cuaron’s “Roma” and Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Favourite” led all films with 10 nominations each to the 91st Academy Awards, while Netflix and Marvel each scored their first best picture nomination. The nominees for best picture are: “A Star Is Born,” ”Roma,” ”Green Book,” ”The Favourite,” ”Black Panther,” ”BlacKkKlansman,” ”Bohemian Rhapsody” and “Vice.” With “Roma,” Netflix has scored its first best picture nomination, something the streaming giant...
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2019 Oscar nominations: ‘Roma,’ ‘The Favourite’ lead; ‘Black Panther,’ ‘A Star Is Born,’ are in the mix

By JAKE COYLE | AP Film Writer NEW YORK — Oscar voters on Tuesday showered Alfonso Cuaron’s “Roma” and Yorgos Lanthimos’ “The Favourite” with a leading 10 nominations to the 91st Academy Awards, while two dominant but contentious Hollywood forces — Netflix and Marvel — each scored their first best picture nomination. Though many expected “A Star Is Born,” Bradley Cooper’s tear-inducing revival of one of Hollywood’s most oft-remade show-business myths, to top nominations, Cooper was surprisingly ...
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KTM 125 Duke outruns the 200 Duke in December 2018 sales

KTM?s new entry-level motorcycle for the Indian market, the 125 Duke, has...
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Davos: Prince William to interview Sir David Attenborough

The Duke of Cambridge will put questions to the naturalist at the World Economic Forum on Tuesday.
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All eyes will be on these QBs at Senior Bowl

Duke's Daniel Jones is one of five quarterbacks with a lot to gain – or lose – this week as NFL scouts break down their strengths and weaknesses.
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Cavaliers maintain edge in tank-a-thon season by dropping key game to Bulls

The NBA's slate of games on Martin Luther King Jr. Day was impressive with teams jockeying for playoff position and rivals fighting for bragging rights. With the teams entering at nine (Cavs) and 10 wins (Bulls), the winner could go a long way in determining who will eventually land the No. 1 draft pick, likely Duke phenom Zion Williamson. The Cavs came out on bottom Monday, dropping the game at home, 104-88.
Tags: News, Nba, Chicago Bulls, Duke, Cavs, Cavaliers, Bulls, Martin Luther King Jr Day, Zion Williamson


AP Poll: Tennessee moves to No. 1 in Top 25, Duke drops to No. 2

Virginia received three first-place votes and No. Michigan State two. Gonzaga and Michigan rounded out the top five.
Tags: News, Virginia, Tennessee, Michigan, Duke, College Basketball, Michigan State two Gonzaga


Student vs. Teacher: Capel, Pitt set for Coach K, No. 2 Duke

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jeff Capel needed a landing spot, a place to recharge and re-evaluate after getting fired by Oklahoma in 2011. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski came to his former point guard with a simple offer. Come home, Krzyzewski told Capel. We’ll figure something out. “It worked out pretty well, too,” Krzyzewski said. Over the […]
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Tennessee moves into No. 1 spot in the USA TODAY Sports men's basketball coaches poll

There's a new No. 1 in the USA TODAY Sports men's basketball poll as Tennessee has risen to the top spot after losses by Virginia and Duke.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Tennessee moves to No. 1 in AP Top 25, Duke drops to No. 2

Top-ranked Duke went down early in the week. No. 2 Michigan and No. 4 Virginia, the last of Division I’s unbeaten teams, both fell over the weekend. In all, six top-10 teams lost. Tennessee kept rolling amid chaos across the AP Top 25. The Vols are the new No. 1 in The Associated Press men’s […]
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Prince Philip crash: passenger who broke wrist claims police haven't asked her for statement four days on

A woman who broke her wrist in a car crash with the Duke of Edinburgh has criticised police for their treatment of her, claiming she has still not been asked for a statement four days on. Emma Fairweather, 46, was a passenger in a Kia Carens which collided with the Duke's Land Rover on Thursday, and has said she is "very upset" by the treatment she has received from police and Buckingham Palace.  Claiming she has not even been asked to give a statement detailing what happened, she said she b...
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Alexander: Dream deferred, but finally fulfilled for Adam Long at Desert Classic

LA QUINTA — This may not have come out of nowhere, necessarily, but the finish of the 60th anniversary Desert Classic was certainly a stunner. For three days, the Coachella Valley’s PGA Tour stop was Phil Mickelson’s to lose. The guy who was the face of The Tournament Formerly Known As The Bob Hope — the official tournament host, whose visage adorned billboards across the valley — led for 54 holes after rounds of 60, 68 and 66 and carried a two-shot lead into Sunday. Alas, the final round was on...
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Duke hires Trooper Taylor to coach WRs

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke has hired Trooper Taylor to coach its wide receivers. Coach David Cutcliffe announced the hiring Sunday night. Cutcliffe and Taylor worked together on the Tennessee staff in 2006 and ’07. Taylor has spent the past five seasons at Arkansas State, the last three as the Red Wolves’ assistant head coach, […]
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TOP 25 REWIND: Losses hit top tier of AP Top 25 poll

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — This time, it was the top tier’s turn. The headliners in the AP Top 25 couldn’t avoid the stumbles that had befallen their lower-ranked poll peers a week earlier, from top-ranked Duke’s home loss to Syracuse to the nation’s last two unbeaten teams — No. 2 Michigan and No. 4 Virginia […]
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Prince Philip 'could be sent on driving awareness course' as police investigate crash

The Duke of Edinburgh could be sent on a drivers’ awareness course, it has emerged, as police continue to investigate a crash which left two women hospitalised. The Duke, 97, is understood to have no intention of giving up driving, having been photographed on public roads driving a new car less than 48 hours after the accident. He is understood to be complying with a Norfolk Police investigation, which will see him interviewed about what happened. Two women, aged 45 and 28, will also be asked fo...
Tags: News, Michelle Obama, Edinburgh, Kia, Duke, Sandringham, Barack, Philip, Norfolk Police, Geoff Pugh, Windsor Credit, Kia Carens, Sandringham Witnesses


Duke loses G Mikayla Boykin with another torn ACL

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke says guard Mikayla Boykin will miss the rest of the season after tearing another knee ligament. Coach Joanne P. McCallie disclosed Boykin’s diagnosis before her team’s game at No. 21 Florida State on Sunday. Boykin tore her right anterior cruciate ligament during a home loss to Miami on Thursday night. […]
Tags: News, Sports, Miami, Duke, Florida State, Durham, N C AP, Boykin, Mikayla Boykin, Joanne P McCallie


Duke freshman Zion Williamson throws down incredible dunk

Duke freshman Zion Williamson made an incredible dunk against Virginia. The Blue Devils won 72-70.
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Scotland's papers: Pigeon infection and police warn Duke

The pigeon related hospital infection and the Duke of Edinburgh dominate the Scottish front pages.
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Zion Williamson has no interest in ending his Duke career early, no matter who wants that to happen

Don't shut it down, Zion Williamson. On Wednesday, Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen offered his opinion on what the most dazzling freshman in years should do with his career. “I think he's locked up the biggest shoe deal, I think he's definitely going to be the No. 1 pick, I think he's done enough for college basketball that it's more about him personally,” Pippen said on ESPN.
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Freshman duo carries Duke over Virginia

The No. 1 Blue Devils handed the No. 4 Cavaliers their first loss as Zion Williamson and R.J. Barrett combined for 57 points at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
Tags: News, Virginia, Duke, Cavaliers, Blue Devils, Zion Williamson, R J Barrett


No. 2 Duke hands No. 1 Virginia first loss of the season in ACC showdown

The second-ranked Blue Devils relied on their two stars - Zion Williamson and R.J. Barrett - to pick up the biggest win of 2018-19 with Tre Jones out.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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RJ Barrett leads No. 1 Duke past No. 4 Virginia 72-70

RJ Barrett scored 30 points, Zion Williamson had 27 and No. 1 Duke beat No. 4 Virginia 72-70 to give the Cavaliers their first loss of the season            [Author: AP]
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Police speak to Prince Philip after he is 'pictured driving again'

Duke reportedly back behind the wheel without a seatbelt as it is revealed councillors and police had clashed over speed cameras plans Police have spoken to the Duke of Edinburgh after he was pictured driving a new Land Rover, seemingly without a seatbelt, just 48 hours after his crash with a Kia car carrying two women and a baby.Images published on Saturday appear to show Prince Philip, wearing tinted glasses, back behind the wheel of a replacement Freelander on the Queen’s Sandringham estate i...
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First picture: Prince Philip car crash victim 'not getting enough support from Palace'

A mother of two whose wrist was broken when the car she was in collided with Prince Philip’s Land Rover has told friends she is “unhappy” with the way Buckingham Palace has handled the accident. The Telegraph can reveal that Emma Fairweather, 45, was the passenger in the Kia car last Thursday when it struck the Duke of Edinburgh’s Land Rover near the Queen’s Sandringham estate in Norfolk. Ms Fairweather has since complained of feeling “overwhelmed” by the experience of being involved, firstly, i...
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Duke drives without seatbelt after crash

The duke was seen driving at Sandringham, two days after a crash that injured two women.
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Prince Philip 'pictured driving again' after crash

Duke reportedly back behind the wheel as it is revealed councillors and police had clashed over plans for speed camerasThe Duke of Edinburgh is reported to have been photographed driving a new Land Rover as it emerged that police and councillors had clashed over plans to install speed cameras before he was involved in a car crash on Thursday.The photographs, taken on Saturday afternoon, appeared to show Prince Philip, wearing dark glasses and no seatbelt, back behind the wheel of a new Freelande...
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Follow live: Virginia visits Duke in ACC showdown

Zion Williamson and the No. 1 Blue Devils look to recover from a loss to Syracuse as they host the No. 4 Cavs, who are 16-0 and have their sights on the No. 1 ranking.
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