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Expert NFL Predictions from The Duke’s Staff: Week 7

Expert NFL Predictions from The Duke’s Staff: Week 7

Denver quarterback Trevor Siemian threw for 376 yards and a touchdown, but the Broncos fell to the New York Giants 23-10 on Sunday, Oct. 15. Giants running back Orleans Darkwa rushed for 117 yards, while tight end Evan Engram added a touchdown and 82 receiving yards on the day. Denver quarterback Trevor Siemian threw for 376 […]

2017-18 NBA Preview

2017-18 NBA Preview

As contenders remain, others scramble to supplement their rosters with talent necessary to compete with league’s top dogs Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 10/19/2017 With the dawn of a new NBA season upon us, it’s finally time to sit back, reflect on an anarchical offseason that saw numerous top players join new franchises, and prepare […]

Following blowout win, FB awaits key NEC game

Following blowout win, FB awaits key NEC game

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 10/19/2017 Following a dominant 51-14 victory over crosstown NEC rival Robert Morris on Oct. 14, Duquesne’s football team (5-1, 2-0) is preparing for perhaps the most vital game that the Northeast Conference has seen over the course of the past three-plus years. But the Dukes won’t tell you that. “Well, […]

Future of soccer in U.S. uncertain after loss

Future of soccer in U.S. uncertain after loss

Drew White | Staff Writer 10/19/2017 Impossible. Unthinkable. Unbelievable. These are just a few words to depict what’s going on inside of the heads of USA soccer fans following a stunning 2-1 loss at the hands of FIFA’s No. 99-ranked team, Trinidad and Tobago, on Oct. 10. The loss eliminated the United States from World […]

p. 7 sidebar – Oct. 19, 2017

Compiled by Sports Editor Adam Lindner Duquesne News — On Oct. 17, 2017, at Atlantic 10 Media Day at Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C., sophomore guard Mike Lewis II was selected to the All-Atlantic 10 Preseason Third Team, and the Dukes were picked to finish last in the 14-team conference in the preseason team […]

Expert NFL Predictions from The Duke’s Staff: Week 6

Expert NFL Predictions from The Duke’s Staff: Week 6

The Kansas City Chiefs remain undefeated after taking down the Houston Texans 42-34 on Sunday, Oct. 8. Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith threw for 324 yards and three touchdowns, while running back Kareem Hunt rushed for 107 yards. Kansas City’s victory leaves news editor Raymond Arke alone at the top of the leaderboard with an impressive […]

Defense stout in shutout Homecoming victory

Defense stout in shutout Homecoming victory

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 10/12/17 Duquesne’s football team did its part to make the university’s 2017 Homecoming weekend memorable, beating NEC rival Wagner 38-0 on Oct. 7. The win was the program’s first shutout win since a Nov. 22, 2014, victory against Robert Morris. Among the game’s Homecoming festivities was an appearance from University […]

Junior O’Connor eclipses women’s soccer scoring record

Junior O’Connor eclipses women’s soccer scoring record

David Borne | Staff Writer 10/12/17 ‘Never give up.’ It’s a simple three-word phrase that Katie O’Connor has heard for years that perfectly encapsulates her style of play. During game action, the junior refuses to give up on a play, her efforts consistently leading to scoring chances for herself and for fellow teammates. After netting […]

Following Pens’ success, NWHL should consider Pittsburgh

Following Pens’ success, NWHL should consider Pittsburgh

Bryanna McDermott | Asst. Photo Editor 10/12/17 Following back-to-back Stanley Cup victories for the Penguins, Pittsburgh may soon be welcoming another professional hockey franchise. Reports surfaced recently claiming that the National Women’s Hockey League, or NWHL, is preparing to add two expansion franchises to the league for the 2018-19 season, according to Sporting News. Many […]

Expert NFL Predictions from The Duke’s Staff: Week 5

Expert NFL Predictions from The Duke’s Staff: Week 5

Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson threw for 295 yards and two touchdowns as the Seahawks downed the Indianapolis Colts 46-18 on Sunday, Oct. 1. Wide receiver Tyler Lockett tallied 67 receiving yards and added 24 rushing in the victory, while defensive end Marcus Smith had 1.5 sacks on the day. The Seahawks win maintains news editor […]

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