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Duquesne’s Chuck Cooper headed to Hall of Fame

Duquesne’s Chuck Cooper headed to Hall of Fame

Adam Lindner | Staff Writer Sept. 5, 2019 Per a 2016 article by The Undefeated’s Marc J. Spears, more than 74% of players on NBA rosters were black men during the 2015-16 season. Roughly 69 years ago, however, the league’s racial barrier had yet to be broken. So, when Chuck Cooper — a Duquesne basketball […]

Megan Virgin settling in as Dukes’ goalkeeper

Megan Virgin settling in as Dukes’ goalkeeper

David Borne | Sports Editor Sept. 5, 2019 Everything lined up perfectly for Megan Virgin. After wrapping up her second year at LIU Brooklyn, the Canonsburg native was looking to transfer to a school closer to home. Once she found that Duquesne was in the market for another goalie, the decision to continue her playing […]

A-10 releases men’s basketball schedule

A-10 releases men’s basketball schedule

Adam Lindner | Staff Writer Sept. 5, 2019 On Wednesday, Sept. 4, the Atlantic 10 Conference released its men’s basketball league schedule, solidifying Duquesne’s basketball slate in the process. In addition to the non-conference portion of Duquesne’s schedule, which was revealed on Aug. 15, the Dukes will play a total of 30 regular season games […]

Men’s soccer gets first win of the season over Oakland

Men’s soccer gets first win of the season over Oakland

Dom Ferro | Staff Writer Sept. 5, 2019 After starting the season with a 1-1 draw against Bowling Green, the Duquesne men’s soccer team (1-0-1) bounced back with a win against the Oakland University Golden Grizzlies (1-1-0) on Sunday afternoon. Momentum was on the Grizzlies’ side after their season-opening win on Friday, Aug. 30, when […]

DU, Pitt co-host volleyball tournament

DU, Pitt co-host volleyball tournament

David Borne | Sports Editor Sept. 5, 2019 Duquesne University and the University of Pittsburgh will co-host the ChampYinz Volleyball Invitational this weekend. Matches begin on Friday at PPG Paints Arena before the action moves to Pitt’s Fitzgerald Field House on Saturday. Green Bay and Ohio State will join the Dukes and Panthers as the […]

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 @ […]

MBB Dukes release non-conference schedule

MBB Dukes release non-conference schedule

Adam Lindner | Staff Writer August 22, 2019 On Aug. 15, Duquesne revealed its 2019-20 men’s basketball non-conference slate, complete with trips to the Bahamas, St. Petersburg, Fla. and Cleveland, among others. In all, the Dukes will play 12 non-league contests prior to the start of Atlantic 10 play. With the team’s on-campus arena undergoing […]

Shipping Kessel the right move for the Pens

Shipping Kessel the right move for the Pens

Jacob Hebda | Staff Writer July 2, 2019 Following the Penguins’ hasty exit from the Stanley Cup Playoffs, Pittsburgh general manager Jim Rutherford hinted that some big-time changes may be in store. It didn’t take long for hockey enthusiasts to speculate who Rutherford was alluding to — Phil Kessel. The right winger, who won two […]

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 […]

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