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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 […]

Hyped-up halftime show disappoints

Hyped-up halftime show disappoints

Claire Neiberg | Staff Writer 02/07/19 While the New England Patriots had their sweet victory, the SpongeBob SquarePants fans in the stadium did not. The Super Bowl 2019 halftime show brought disappointment to fans, as it was not the show-stopping performance anticipated. With Maroon 5 headlining, along with Travis Scott and Big Boi as supporting […]

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 […]

Sneaker artist gains widespread media attention

Gabiella DiPietro | News Editor 10/04/2018 Artists can share their creativity in a variety of ways. Artistic imagination can be channeled through song, dance, sculptures or paint on a canvas, but one Duquesne student has set his sights on a different type of canvas – shoes. 20-year-old Brennan Bizon, a junior information systems and marketing […]

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 […]

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 […]

Kaepernick, Nike are right in taking a bold stand

Kaepernick, Nike are right in taking  a bold stand

09/06/2018 By Duke Staff  “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything,” reads the black-and-white Nike ad, featuring the face of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick that went viral across the Internet this week, inspiring a range of intense emotions across the country. Just over two years ago on Sept. 1, 2016, Kaepernick, then […]

Eagles win first Super Bowl title ever in thrilling affair

Eagles win first Super Bowl title ever in thrilling affair

Drew White | Staff Writer 02/08/2018 After 51 seasons of suffering and heartbreak, the Philadelphia Eagles finally won their first championship title at Super Bowl LII on Feb. 4 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. In a game dominated by offense, it was a solid defensive play that helped seal the deal for the Birds […]

Eagles remain underdogs heading into Super Bowl LII

Eagles remain underdogs heading into Super Bowl LII

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer 02/01/2018 Back in early December, just a couple days after Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz suffered a season-ending knee injury, I overheard a classmate making a bold, seemingly unfathomable declaration. He guaranteed that the Eagles, with Nick Foles at the helm, would win the Super Bowl. The National Football League is […]

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