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Basketball teams doing their job, students need to show support

Basketball teams doing their job, students need to show support

David Borne | Sports Editor Jan. 16, 2020 Through the first half of the 2019-20 college basketball slate, Duquesne fans have had plenty to cheer about. Coach Dan Burt and the women’s team are piecing together yet another strong year and hold an 11-6 record to start the season. While the women’s team has gotten […]

Uneventful winter suggests another disappointing summer for Pirates

Uneventful winter suggests another disappointing summer for Pirates

Victor Decolongon / Getty Images | Pirates’ outfielder Bryan Reynolds is congratulated by his teammates in the dugout. Reynolds finished the 2018 season with 154 hits. Dom Ferro | Staff Writer Jan. 16, 2019 Major changes were made in the Pirates clubhouse immediately after their disappointing conclusion to the 2019 season. The Pirates that we […]

New leadership looks to bring Pirates back to relevance

New leadership looks to bring Pirates back to relevance

Jason Mignanelli | Staff Writer Dec. 5, 2019 As the Pittsburgh Steelers are enjoying one of their most exciting seasons to date and Mike Tomlin is arguably the NFL’s coach of the year, it is difficult to care about what is happening in the other stadium over on the North Shore. Only the truest and […]

Jason Mignanelli | Staff Writer Nov. 21, 2019 If you actually watched the entire Steelers game on Thursday night and did not shut the TV off in disgust, then you were treated to one of the most bizarre fights in the history of the NFL. With approximately eight seconds remaining in the game, the Steelers […]

MLB offseason rumors overshadowed by Astros scandal

MLB offseason rumors overshadowed by Astros scandal

Jack Breen | Staff Writer Nov. 21, 2019 It has been a rough start to the offseason for the Houston Astros. It began by losing the championship when Daniel Hudson struck out Michael Brantley in Game 7 of the World Series. Since then, it has all gone downhill throughout the organization. Houston had already been […]

Kaepernick still hoping to land NFL roster spot

Kaepernick still hoping to land NFL roster spot

Jonathan Yan | Staff Writer Nov. 21, 2019 We all have heard something about the incident that happened on Aug. 26, 2016, when the San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, refused to stand when the Star-Spangled Banner was played before their preseason game against the Green Bay Packers. This started the fuel that transmits the […]

Dambrot era providing hope for MBB fans

Dambrot era providing hope for MBB fans

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Nov. 14, 2019 Way back in early February of 2018, 3,411 fans packed the A.J. Palumbo Center to cheer on the Dukes as they faced St. Bonaventure.   That attendance total crushed the previous high for that season, 2,543.  In his postgame interview, first-year coach Keith Dambrot remarked, “They [the fans] […]

Penguins off to promising start to 2019 campaign

Penguins off to promising start to 2019 campaign

  Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Oct. 17, 2019 “I didn’t see a point where guys came together as a team. I wonder if it’s because there’s too many guys content with where they’re at in their careers after winning a couple Stanley Cups.” He added, “Some big decisions will have to be made. Obviously, there […]

MLB Postseason Preview: NLDS to provide exciting matchups

MLB Postseason Preview: NLDS to provide exciting matchups

Jack Breen | Staff Writer Oct. 3rd, 2019 The 2019 MLB Postseason is upon us. 10 teams will compete throughout the month of October to try to make it to the league’s 115th Fall Classic. The playoffs kicked off this Tuesday night as the Washington Nationals (93-69) hosted the Milwaukee Brewers (89-73) in the National […]

Fantasy Sports Edge: A look at Week 5

Fantasy Sports Edge: A look at Week 5

Jason Mignanelli | Staff Writer Don’t get me wrong, I fully expected to take criticism when I began attaching my name to fantasy football advice. I knew that one day I would tell you to sit a player and then that player would explode. I knew that when that day occurred I would simply have […]

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