football

BREAKING: Police investigating Brottier death

BREAKING: Police investigating Brottier death

Raymond Arke | Editor-in-Chief UPDATE 10/05/18 11:20 a.m.: In a statement to the Duquesne community, President Gormley said he felt “great sadness” in reporting the death of Marquis Brown, a Duquesne University football player and junior in the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts.  Brown was from the Washington D.C. area and was listed as a running […]

Dukes jump out to early lead, but fall at Hawaii

Dukes jump out to early lead, but fall at Hawaii

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 09/27/2018 The Duquesne football team jumped out to an exciting 14-0 early lead against FBS foe Hawaii on Saturday, Sept. 22, but would eventually fall to the host Rainbow Warriors, 42-21, thanks in large part to 35 unanswered points. The Dukes managed to force their opponent into making several mishaps […]

Dukes football team set to face FBS Hawaii Sept. 22

Dukes football team set to face FBS Hawaii Sept. 22

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 09/20/2018 On Aug. 25, the Duquesne football team traveled about 500 miles northeast of the Bluff to Amherst, Massachusetts, where it faced the Massachusetts Minutemen. The game, a 63-15 DU loss, was Duquesne’s second-ever contest against a FBS opponent, with the first coming in 2014 at Buffalo. The Minutemen, led […]

Nike, Kaepernick, Twitter and corporate America

Nike, Kaepernick, Twitter and corporate America

09/20/2018 By Alyse Kaminski | Staff Columnist  Browsing Twitter last week, it quickly became common to see Nike socks and shoes being burned. I was missing pieces of the puzzle until I kept scrolling and saw a photo of Colin Kaepernick with the words, “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything,” and the […]

NFL kicks off this weekend with no clear favorite on horizon

NFL kicks off this weekend with no clear favorite on horizon

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Sept. 6, 2018 The NFL, set to begin Thurs., Sept. 6, features bountiful storylines both on and off the field. Ahead of Thurs., Sept. 6’s opener in Philadelphia, staff writer Jacob Hebda compiled a concise 32-team primer. Contenders: Atlanta Falcons: If Steve Sarkisian’s offense can find its rhythm on a […]

Duquesne tops Lock Haven 45-0 in home opener

Duquesne tops Lock Haven 45-0 in home opener

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Sept. 1, 2018 For the first time since a 37-21 win over Sacred Heart on Oct. 28, the Duquesne football team left the field victorious on Saturday afternoon, trouncing Division II opponent Lock Haven 45-0 at Arthur J. Rooney Athletic Field. The Dukes moved to 1-1 following the win. The […]

2018-19 College Football Preview

2018-19 College Football Preview

Following an offseason filled with drama and storylines, college football is officially back — and nobody’s quite sure what to expect The Duquesne Duke sports staff 08/30/2018 Following months of having nothing to follow but baseball, sports fans across the country finally get a taste of big-time college football again this weekend for the first time […]

UMass decimates DU in football opener; Lock Haven next

UMass decimates DU in football opener; Lock Haven next

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 08/30/2018 On Aug. 25, the Duquesne football team traveled to Amherst, Massachusetts, to begin its regular season against the Massachusetts Minutemen. The 5:35 p.m. ET kickoff signaled the official return of Division I college football across the country. The game also marked only the second time in Duquesne program history […]

2017-18 Duke Awards

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 04/26/2018 The Duke recognizes remarkable Duquesne players, coaches and teams for their successes over the past year in the third annual Duke Awards. Men’s Team of the Year: Football If it weren’t for a gut-wrenching 28-27 loss to Central Connecticut State on Nov. 11, the Duquesne football team would be celebrating its […]

Duquesne football recruit Jake Collins faces second theft charge in one week

Duquesne football recruit Jake Collins faces another theft charge just days after he was charged with stealing firearms and jewelry from a Palm Beach County (Florida) sheriff’s deputy’s home, and then pawning some of the items to nearby shops. Collins is now being accused of stealing from a home near his own that has been […]