Tags: Duke University

Can the Giants Really Bank on Daniel Jones?

About a week after the Giants drafted him sixth over all, quarterback Daniel Jones and his two sisters went out for ice cream in Charlotte, N.C., their hometown. While scooping Jones’s cookie dough, the man behind the counter glanced at a television showing highlights of another prominent Duke athlete, the basketball star Zion Williamson. The…

Zion Williamson Is the Choosing One

Want more basketball in your inbox? Sign up for Marc Stein’s weekly N.B.A. newsletter here. The incandescent smile that disappeared from Zion Williamson’s face last month the moment the New Orleans Pelicans lucked into the No. 1 draft pick was back on Wednesday as Williamson claimed that he never actually had a preferred team. Not…

In Jones the Giants Trust, Even if Few Others Do

Duke’s football coach, David Cutcliffe, was in the green room Thursday night with Daniel Jones when the young quarterback received a phone call from the Giants. The team was making the surprise pick of the N.F.L. draft by selecting Jones No. 6 over all. Cutcliffe said Jones had grown emotional and even had tears in…