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Duke better than brilliant vs. Denver

Denver threw Duke all it had, but the defending champs made the final anyway

Originally Published: May 24, 2014
By Eamonn Brennan | ESPN.com

BALTIMORE -- You didn't need to know anything about lacrosse to know that what Denver was doing was, in the classical sporting sense of the term, art.

Early in the first period, Wesley Berg's spin move led to the first goal of the game. In the second, Tyler Pace jump-cut between two defenders like Barry Sanders with an implement. Late in the third period, Berg flew out from behind the net and contorted a shot across his body -- the kind of seemingly impossible shot lacrosse players this ...

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