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Chameleon Dukes snag signature win over Rhode Island

Chameleon Dukes snag signature win over Rhode Island

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Jan. 31, 2019 The Duquesne men’s basketball team put forth a miserable effort in the first half of its game Jan. 30 against Rhode Island. In fact, it was arguably the least inspiring the Dukes have looked all year long. Shots wouldn’t fall and passes sailed out-of-bounds for the majority […]

Patriots, Rams set for battle in Super Bowl LIII

Patriots, Rams set for battle in Super Bowl LIII

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Jan. 31, 2019 Two weeks after one of the most controversial NFL Championship Sundays in recent memory, Super Bowl LIII is slated to take place on Feb. 3 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. The Los Angeles Rams, beneficiary of a crucial missed call late in the NFC Championship game, will […]

MLB teams, players locked in free agency standstill

MLB teams, players locked in free agency standstill

David Borne | Staff Writer Jan. 31, 2019 In most sports-related labor conflicts between players and team owners, it’s very difficult for me to side against the players. At the end of the day, the players are the ones that are putting their bodies on the line and helping the owners reach a profit by […]

Dukes top A-10 leader SLU in electric contest

Dukes top A-10 leader SLU in electric contest

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 01/24/2019 With the buzzer sounding and the backboard lights beaming bright red, Duquesne guard Tavian Dunn-Martin strode toward the basket in a moment that perfectly encapsulated the Dukes’ big win Wednesday evening. Time had expired, but that didn’t keep Dunn-Martin from winding up for a monster dunk. His attempt slammed […]

DU offering $1,000 scholarship, custom LeBron’s… for what?

DU offering $1,000 scholarship, custom LeBron’s… for what?

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 01/24/2019 On Jan. 22, the Duquesne Athletics Twitter page posted an open offer to all students: Attend two Duquesne basketball games — Jan. 23 versus Saint Louis and Jan. 26 against VCU — and be entered to win a $1,000 scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic term. Additionally, the student who […]

Former DU football recruit facing a minimum of one decade in prison

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 01/24/2019 A former Duquesne football recruit is facing a minimum of 10 years in Florida state prison. Jake Collins, who was arrested in April for burglary with a firearm among other charges, pleaded guilty last week to four charges, each carrying a 10-year term. However, it’s possible that the judge […]

Three insights from Duquesne’s conference outset

Three insights from Duquesne’s conference outset

Four games into Atlantic 10 play, DU sits near the top of the league’s crowded standings at 3-1. Wins over Fordham, Saint Joseph’s and Richmond should have fans excited for the coming months, but the Dukes look far from dominant. Here are a few things I’ve noticed thus far in watching the team. Adam Lindner […]

NFL conference champions to be set this Sunday

NFL conference champions to be set this Sunday

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Jan. 17, 2019 The NFL Playoffs are generally thought to be one of the more unpredictable postseasons in professional sports. However, in recent years the top seeds have reigned supreme. This year is no different. The four top seeds in the entire league — the Kansas City Chiefs, New England […]

Panthers thrash Dukes in City Game, 74-53

Panthers thrash Dukes in City Game, 74-53

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 12/06/2018 For the second consecutive year, Duquesne entered the City Game with high expectations, only to be stifled by Pitt, 74-53. It was a competitive matchup, though Pitt eventually pulled away to grab the 21-point win at PPG Paints Arena on Friday, Nov. 30. This most recent edition of the […]

A tale of two resurgent city basketball programs

A tale of two resurgent city basketball programs

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Nov. 29, 2018 Following the close of the 2017-18 college basketball season, Duquesne and Pitt were heading in very different directions. The Dukes had wrapped up a season that, despite ending with a 1-7 stretch from February on, was surprisingly inspiring. Duquesne was once an elite program, but that was […]