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Duquesne grads earn Cup rings as Capitals employees

Duquesne grads earn Cup rings as Capitals employees

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 10/25/2018 As most Pittsburghers may prefer to forget, the NHL’s Washington Capitals captured their first Stanley Cup title in franchise history this past summer, topping the Penguins in the Eastern Conference semifinals in the process. The championship-starved city of D.C. celebrated the victory enthusiastically in the weeks following the Caps’ […]

Duquesne announces “transformation” of Palumbo Center into the new UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse

Duquesne announces “transformation” of Palumbo Center into the new UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 10/23/18 Duquesne University, donors and public officials celebrated the announcement of the UPMC Cooper Fieldhouse, set to replace the existing A.J. Palumbo Center, at a special event on Oct. 23. The extensive renovations of the arena will begin in March 2019. The new Fieldhouse will feature a radically different and modernized […]

Duquesne MBB players dish on NBA allegiances

Duquesne MBB players dish on NBA allegiances

Adam Lindner & David Borne | The Duquesne Duke 10/18/2018 Following months without NBA action, the Association finally returns this week. Some of DU’s biggest NBA fans — men’s basketball players — talked about what they’re most excited to see during the new season As of Tuesday evening, the NBA season is underway, with fans […]

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 […]

DU thumps area rival RMU to move to 1-1 in NEC

DU thumps area rival RMU to move to 1-1 in NEC

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 10/18/2018 The Duquesne football team snapped a two-game skid on Oct. 13 and ran to its first Northeast Conference victory of the 2018 season in the process, when it beat the visiting Robert Morris Colonials, 48-24, at Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field. Junior tailback A.J. Hines and senior defensive back […]

Dukes drop heartbreaking NEC opener

Dukes drop heartbreaking NEC opener

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Oct. 11, 2018 The word “homecoming” is defined by Merriam-Webster as “the return of a group of people usually on a special occasion to a place formerly frequented or regarded as home,” and especially as “an annual celebration for alumni at a high school, college, or university — often used […]

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 […]

Following tons of roster turnover, NHL set to begin

Following tons of roster turnover, NHL set to begin

Jacob Hebda & Adam Lindner 10/04/2018 Hours before the new NHL season began with four games on Wednesday evening, the league’s Department of Player Safety announced that Capitals forward Tom Wilson had been suspended for 20 games for a hit to the head of St. Louis Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist. So, while Wilson might not […]

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 […]