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Looking Down the Line — Week 1

Looking Down the Line — Week 1

Drew White | Staff Writer Sept. 5, 2019 Welcome to your weekly picks center. This segment will go through each weekends’ slate of games, with a focus mainly on NCAA football and the NFL, and pick some projected winners along with some potential upsets to keep an eye on. Now, let’s pick some winners and watch some games. College Football Picks: Vanderbilt @ […]

Former Duquesne linebacker signs with Steelers

Former Duquesne linebacker signs with Steelers

David Borne | Sports Editor August 22, 2019 When Duquesne football fans tune in to an upcoming Pittsburgh Steelers preseason game, they will probably recognize a familiar face on the defensive side of the field. Former Dukes standout linebacker, Christian Kuntz, signed with the Steelers earlier this month and is battling for a spot on […]

Crawford, Fitzpatrick sign mini-camp deals

Crawford, Fitzpatrick sign mini-camp deals

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer May 2, 2019 Duquesne football’s season may have ended in December, but the program continues to enjoy the effects of an unprecedented season on the Bluff. A year after a crushing loss to Central Connecticut State in the de facto NEC Championship game in 2017, the program responded with a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Duquesne pounds Towson, advances in playoffs

Duquesne pounds Towson, advances in playoffs

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Nov. 29, 2018 Duquesne’s football team did something on Saturday, Nov. 24 that it had never done before — win an NCAA FCS playoff game. It did it in dominant fashion, too, topping No. 16 Towson, 31-10, thanks in large part to some 31 unanswered points, 28 of them coming […]

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 […]

Duquesne community mourns over loss of student Marquis Jaylen Brown

Duquesne community mourns over loss of student Marquis Jaylen Brown

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief 10/11/2018 Over the weekend, the Duquesne community mourned the death of Marquis Jaylen “JB” Brown, a junior and running back on the Duquesne football team. A memorial service and mass on Sunday Oct. 7 packed the Student Union Ballroom to near-capacity and featured eulogies by President Ken Gormley, football coach Jerry […]

Services available to grieving students

Services available to grieving students

The Duquesne Duke Staff 10/05/2018 With the shock of the past day’s events, we wanted to remind students and the larger Duquesne community of the opportunities available to them. The Counseling and Wellbeing Center, located in 636 Fisher Hall, has counselors available. They can be reached at 412-396-6204. The center offers group therapy sessions on Tuesdays […]

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