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Americans taking on new, pivotal role in NHL

Americans taking on new, pivotal role in NHL

By Joseph Sykes | Sports Editor The Chicago Blackhawks’ Nov. 28 overtime loss to the Los Angeles Kings is one game ‘Hawks forward Patrick Kane will never forget. Just over 12 minutes into the Western Conference matchup, the 27-year-old Kane corralled a puck off the stick of Kings captain Dustin Brown and sniped the puck […]

Fight Night: Aldo, McGregor ready to battle this Saturday at UFC 194

Fight Night: Aldo, McGregor ready to battle this Saturday at UFC 194

By Joseph Sykes | Sports Editor This Saturday, Conor McGregor steps into the Octagon at UFC 194 looking to drop that nagging “interim” tag from his Featherweight Championship. In order to do that, the 145-pound McGregor must defeat 29-year-old Brazilian titleholder Jose Aldo – a 25-1-0 jiu-jitsu black belt. The fight between Aldo and McGregor […]

Panthers’ QB Newton deserves respect, not hate

Panthers’ QB Newton deserves respect, not hate

By Eric Purnell | For The Duquesne Duke In April of 2011, prior to the upcoming NFL draft, Sports Illustrated released their annual NFL draft preview. On the cover were three quarterbacks: Jake Locker of the University of Washington, Blaine Gabbert of Missouri University, and of course Cam Newton of Auburn University. The cover listed […]

Fans and players losing hope in Chelsea’s Mourinho

Fans and players losing hope in Chelsea’s Mourinho

By Sam Noel | The Duquesne Duke Six months ago, Chelsea Football Club was sitting on top of the world as well as the Barclay’s Premier League standings. They were running the league table and led the league with 87 points, eight more than the runner-up, Manchester City. Their defense was unbreakable, their offense was […]

Jerry Jones needs to stop praising players like Hardy

Jerry Jones needs to stop praising players like Hardy

By Joseph Sykes | Sports Editor For those who regularly pay attention to the world of professional football, the name “Jerry Jones” should ring a resounding bell. Jones – multibillion-dollar executive who made his fortune off of oil and gas ventures – is the owner of the Dallas Cowboys football club. He is also an […]

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