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As Crosby leads Pens, don’t forget about No. 71

As Crosby leads Pens, don’t forget about No. 71

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 04/19/2018 The Penguins opened their 2018 postseason in the most Penguins-way possible: With an offensive barrage. Pittsburgh rolled rival Philadelphia Flyers on April 11, producing a 7-0 final score more evocative of a low-scoring football game than a playoff hockey match. During the wild night at PPG Paints Arena, Sidney […]

Despite bitter temps, baseball season is well underway

Despite bitter temps, baseball season is well underway

Andrew White | Staff Writer 04/19/2018 The first three weeks of the MLB season have come and gone, and there have been plenty of storylines already. If you are just the casual fan who doesn’t pay too much attention to the regular season, or have been preoccupied with the recent starts to the NHL and […]

Page 7 Sidebar — April 19, 2018

NBA Postseason Begins with Two Former Duquesne Players on Rosters — — T.J. McConnell, who played basketball for Duquesne in 2010-11 and 2011-12 before transferring to Arizona, has been on the Philadelphia 76ers’ roster for some time. After going undrafted in the 2015 NBA Draft, he signed with Philadelphia, and has remained on the team’s […]

Duquesne football recruit faces armed burglary charge, among others

Duquesne football recruit faces armed burglary charge, among others

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 04/18/2018 A Duquesne football recruit was arrested on several charges on Monday, April 16, in his hometown of Lake Worth, Florida, including one count of armed burglary and three counts of grand theft of a firearm, among others. Jake Collins, an 18-year-old, signed to join Duquesne as a member of […]

Duquesne basketball program looking toward next season

Duquesne basketball program looking toward next season

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 04/12/2018 With the end of the academic year in sight, Duquesne basketball continues to see changes. After a recent flurry of player movement within the men’s basketball program, Keith Dambrot’s roster continues to grow more and more divergent from the one that took to the court last season. On March […]

New DU football transfer reunites with a familiar HS target

New DU football transfer reunites with a familiar HS target

David Borne | Staff Writer 04/12/2018 Despite growing up in Florida, Daniel Parr has always been a passionate Pittsburgh sports fan. The Florida Atlantic transfer can often be seen donning black and gold, and cherishes memories of the Steelers XLIII victory and recent back-to-back Penguins Stanley Cup runs. This upcoming fall, Parr will have the […]

Predicting the NHL’s first round outcomes

Predicting the NHL’s first round outcomes

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 04/12/2018 Despite the winter-like conditions in Pittsburgh, the city is about to heat up as the Penguins prepare for another playoff run. However, the Pens will have to overcome a fair share of obstacles if they want to three-peat at Stanley Cup champs. With Marc-Andre Fleury now in Las Vegas, […]

Page 7 Sidebar — April 12, 2018

Duquesne Women’s Rowing Update — On April 9, the Duquesne women’s rowing team participated in the Cooper Invite at Cherry Hill, New Jersey, where they faced off against nine D-1 schools. The women had each of their four varsity boats advance to the grand finals. The Duquesne varsity four boat placed third in their grand […]

2018 MLB Preview: Top teams get stronger

2018 MLB Preview: Top teams get stronger

David Borne | Staff Writer 04/05/2018 Although the weather may not show it, spring is here. Most importantly, that means it is finally baseball season. The offseason seemed slow at times, but still, plenty of moves were made. It’s a long year, and plenty can happen during the 162-game season. In the meantime, I took […]

Mighty Villanova claims second title in three seasons

Mighty Villanova claims second title in three seasons

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 04/05/2018 A day before this year’s NCAA Tournament Championship, I promised a friend that Villanova would beat Michigan handily. By at least 15 points, to be specific. I bet five bucks on it. Following Villanova’s 17-point beat down of Michigan, I have some extra spending money for when my FLEX […]

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