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Penguins locked and loaded after trade deadline

Penguins locked and loaded after trade deadline

  Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Feb. 27, 2020 Penguins fans have become accustomed to bold moves by Jim Rutherford, so there was plenty of anticipation leading up to this week’s NHL trade deadline, which was on at 3 p.m. on Feb. 24. It did not disappoint. Rutherford made three moves involving NHL players, with […]

MLB not doing enough to punish Houston Astros

MLB not doing enough to punish Houston Astros

Dom Ferro | Staff Columnist Feb. 20, 2020 On Nov. 12, 2019 Ken Rosenthal and Evan Drellich of The Athletic dropped a bombshell story detailing the Houston Astros illegal use of stealing signs of opposing teams. In their home games the 2017 World Series champion Astros used a real-time camera system to relay information to their […]

Leo: Reid deserves Super Bowl more than anyone

Leo: Reid deserves Super Bowl more than anyone

James Leo | Staff Columnist Nov. 6, 2020 Dear Andy Reid, As a die-hard Eagles fan, I can confirm that you had a great run with the Eagles. Things didn’t start well after a 5-11 campaign in 1999, but things quickly turned around for the better. You led the Eagles to six postseason appearances in […]

Kobe leaves behind legacy worth more than basketball

Kobe leaves behind legacy worth more than basketball

Jack Breen | Staff Writer Jan. 30, 2019 Shortly before 10 a.m. this Sunday morning, authorities in Calabasas, California received a 911 call due to a helicopter crash that ignited a brush fire in steep terrain. More than 50 respondents arrived to the scene where they found that none of the passengers had survived the […]

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 […]

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