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2018 NBA rookie class oozing with potential stars

2018 NBA rookie class oozing with potential stars

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 10/18/2018 The 2017-18 NBA season will be remembered for many things. Philadelphia, led by Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid, made the postseason for the first time since 2012, while Victor Oladipo was an All-Star for the first time in his career thanks to a breakout season with the Pacers. James […]

ALCS, NLCS both looking to provide interesting baseball

ALCS, NLCS both looking to provide interesting baseball

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Oct. 11, 2018 Baseball is not generally thought of as exciting to watch, but the Major League Baseball postseason provides some of the most heart-racing moments in all of sports. After a surprising short Division Series where no series went the full five games, it’s on to the American League […]

Tom Wilson does not deserve our sympathy

Tom Wilson does not deserve our sympathy

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Oct. 11, 2018 Of all the things that go into making Sidney Crosby the great player that he is, his on-ice awareness is one of the most significant. At any given point in time, Crosby knows who’s on the ice, where they are and where the puck is. He is […]

Student Rush one of Pittsburgh, Duquesne’s best-kept secrets

Student Rush one of Pittsburgh, Duquesne’s best-kept secrets

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 10/04/2018 Each veteran of the Pittsburgh-centric Duquesne University campus has their own favorite tricks of the trade when it comes to the Bluff and its surrounding area. It’s seemingly well-known by everyone that the No. 1 College Special at Pizza Milano on Fifth Avenue is the way to go for […]

Offseason moves have NBA fans ready for season

Offseason moves have NBA fans ready for season

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 09/27/2018 When Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith infamously dribbled out the last seconds of regulation during a tied Game 1 of the 2018 NBA Finals, thinking his team was in the lead, basketball fans everywhere quickly realized the immensity of the mistake Smith had made — heavily overpowered by Finals opponent […]

Penguins poised to rebound after long summer

Penguins poised to rebound after long summer

Zach Grace | Staff Writer 09/20/2018 After back-to-back Stanley Cup winning seasons, the Pittsburgh Penguins’ reign as champions came to an end. The Alex Ovechkin-led Washington Capitals finally managed to beat the Pens in a six-game second round series, en route to their first ever Stanley Cup win. It was evident last season that the […]

Five takeaways from Duquesne’s basketball schedule

Five takeaways from Duquesne’s basketball schedule

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Sept. 13, 2018 The Atlantic 10 released its men’s basketball schedule on Sept. 5, effectively completing Duquesne’s 2018-19 slate (barring select game times that have yet to be announced). Now, Dukes hoops fans are able to view their team’s 31-game schedule in its entirety, beginning on Nov. 10 versus William […]

Steelers, Bell remain gridlocked in contract dispute

Steelers, Bell remain gridlocked in contract dispute

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Sept. 13, 2018 It’s been about 243 days since Le’Veon Bell last graced us with his incredible talent on the football field. In the Steelers’ shocking divisional round loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars, Bell had 155 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns, one rushing and one receiving. Performances like that are […]

Suddenly, Duquesne has two former players in NBA

Suddenly, Duquesne has two former players in NBA

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 04/26/2018 On Feb. 22, 2017, before a home contest versus conference foe Fordham, Duquesne retired No. 13 in honor of men’s basketball great Mike James, who scored 1,411 points in 111 games as a Duquesne Duke from 1994-1998. James’ 1,411 point total is good for 10th all-time at Duquesne, and […]

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 […]

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