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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 […]

Blue bloods heavily stocked as hoops begin

Blue bloods heavily stocked as hoops begin

Staff Writer Jacob Hebda & Sports Editor Adam Lindner 11/8/2018 College basketball was welcomed back on Nov. 6 in the form of several high-profile matchups, with the annual Champion’s Classic pitting No. 10 Michigan State against No. 1 Kansas and No. 4 Duke, coached by Mike Krzyzewski, against John Calipari’s No. 2 Kentucky Wildcats. The […]

Duquesne XC teams compete at A-10 meets

Duquesne XC teams compete at A-10 meets

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 11/01/2018 On Saturday, Oct. 27, the Duquesne men’s and women’s cross country teams traveled to compete in the Atlantic 10 Conference Championships. The meet, which took place at Pole Green Park in Mechanicsville, Virginia, marked the end of A-10 Conference action for the 2018 season. Both teams had solid overall […]

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 […]

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 […]

Steelers, Bell remain gridlocked in contract dispute

Steelers, Bell remain gridlocked in contract dispute

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer Sept. 13, 2018 It’s been about 243 days since Le’Veon Bell last graced us with his incredible talent on the football field. In the Steelers’ shocking divisional round loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars, Bell had 155 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns, one rushing and one receiving. Performances like that are […]

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 […]

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 […]

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