Sports

In order to see change, fans must take stand

In order to see change, fans must take stand

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 01/18/2018 It’s kind of funny: The last game that I attended at PNC Park was on Aug. 17, 2017, when the Pirates fell to the St. Louis Cardinals on a showery summer evening, 11-7. Many days after that, I fought the urge — albeit, a small one — to go […]

WBB clobbers La Salle to move to 5-0 in A-10 play

WBB clobbers La Salle to move to 5-0 in A-10 play

David Borne | Staff Writer 01/18/2018 With a 78-50 win over La Salle at the A.J. Palumbo Center Wednesday night, the Duquesne women’s basketball team successfully extended its win streak to five and improved its overall record to 15-3 on the season, and 5-0 in Atlantic 10 play. Duquesne and Dayton remain the only two […]

Haley dismissal following playoff loss may benefit Steelers

Haley dismissal following playoff loss may benefit Steelers

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 01/18/2018 Following a flooring 45-42 defeat at the hands of the Jacksonville Jaguars on Jan. 14 in the A.F.C. Divisional Round at Heinz Field, mercurial offensive coordinator Todd Haley was informed on Jan. 17 that his expiring contract would not be renewed. Hours later, multiple insiders reported that the Steelers […]

Page 7 Sidebar — Jan. 18, 2018

Compiled by Sports Editor Adam Lindner Duquesne News — On Jan. 13, the women’s track & field team tied for first place in the first-ever Marshall Women’s Classic at the Jeff Small Track at Chris Cline Indoor Athletic Complex. Duquesne won five events on the day, tying Marshall with 160 total points. — Jenny DelSignore […]

Remembering sports’ biggest stories from 2017

Remembering sports’ biggest stories from 2017

Drew White | Staff Writer 01/11/2018 Failures and successes. The end of some eras, and the beginnings of others. Comebacks and collapses. Streaks, both ending and beginning. And, of course, controversy. These are just a few words and ways to describe the most recent year in sports. On the Bluff, Duquesne certainly saw it’s fair […]

MBB frosh Williams Jr. continues to impress

MBB frosh Williams Jr. continues to impress

David Borne | Staff Writer 12/07/2017 Since the 1978-79 season, there have only been two Duquesne freshmen to post three double-doubles in their first six NCAA games: Dukes all-time great Bruce Atkins and freshman Eric Williams Jr. Coming into the season, Williams wasn’t a name that many Atlantic 10 basketball fans were too familiar with. […]

Soph. Yankello eager as indoor T&F season begins

Soph. Yankello eager as indoor T&F season begins

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 12/07/2017 On Dec. 1 at the Watson and Tressel Training Site in Youngstown, Ohio, the Duquesne women’s track & field team began its 2017-18 indoor season at the Youngstown State Icebreaker. In the team’s only competition versus another Division I opponent before Christmas break, the Dukes notched five first-place finishes, […]

Page 6 Sidebar — Dec. 7, 2017

Duquesne News — After defeating Maryland Eastern Shore 86-61 on Dec. 4, men’s basketball (3-3 at press time) faces a quick turnaround in welcoming both Stetson (Dec. 6) and Delaware State (Dec. 9 at 12:30 p.m.) to the A.J. Palumbo Center for non-conference games. Sophomore Mike Lewis II accounted for 49 points between games versus […]

Expert NFL Predictions from The Duke’s Staff: Week 13

Expert NFL Predictions from The Duke’s Staff: Week 13

The Duke staff took last week off from predicting Sunday Night Football to spend time with family and friends over Thanksgiving break, but they’re back and ready for their final matchup as the semester slowly comes to an end. Since no predictions were made for the Steelers/Packers game, and it’s the holiday season, the staff […]

City superiority up for grabs with City Game nearing

City superiority up for grabs with City Game nearing

David Borne | Staff Writer 11/30/2017 For the first time in years, it’s not definitively clear who is Pittsburgh’s top men’s basketball program. The young 2017-18 season hasn’t been kind to either the Duquesne Dukes or the Pitt Panthers, and both teams are trying to effectively formulate an identity. Duquesne stands with a record of […]

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