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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 […]

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 […]

Pirates’ reviled victory song overdue for a change

Pirates’ reviled victory song overdue for a change

Josiah Martin | A&E Editor 08/23/18 Much of the culture of the great city of Pittsburgh revolves around its professional sports teams. Our teams’ colors, black and gold, are present in any visual reference to the city. They’re even central to Pittsburgh’s flag. Football season is treated with the reverence and sanctity of Lent, and […]

Biden: Rooney was “always about hope”

Biden: Rooney was “always about hope”

Raymond Arke | News Editor 03/22/18 “I can’t help but think Dan would insist we were making too much of a fuss.” This line, delivered by former Vice President Joe Biden, was one of many that honored the memory of Dan Rooney at “Sláinte! A Symposium Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Daniel M. Rooney” […]

Haley dismissal following playoff loss may benefit Steelers

Haley dismissal following playoff loss may benefit Steelers

Adam Lindner | Sports Editor 01/18/2018 Following a flooring 45-42 defeat at the hands of the Jacksonville Jaguars on Jan. 14 in the A.F.C. Divisional Round at Heinz Field, mercurial offensive coordinator Todd Haley was informed on Jan. 17 that his expiring contract would not be renewed. Hours later, multiple insiders reported that the Steelers […]

Expert NFL Predictions from The Duke’s Staff: Week 8

Expert NFL Predictions from The Duke’s Staff: Week 8

Tom Brady threw for 249 yards and two touchdowns as the New England Patriots downed the Atlanta Falcons 23-7 in a Super Bowl rematch on Oct. 22. Patriots running back Dion Lewis was the top rusher on the day with 76 rushing yards, while Atlanta wide receiver Julio Jones was the top receiver with 99 […]

The Duke’s 2017-18 NFL Preview

The Duke’s 2017-18 NFL Preview

Will New England be able to defend its SBLI title as Tom Brady continues to age? Who will be the Patriots’ chief competitors this season? The answer lays close to home. Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Thursday evening, the Kansas City Chiefs will face the reigning Super Bowl LI champion New England Patriots at 8:30 […]

Sports Briefs

Sports Briefs

Compiled by Adam Lindner | Sports Editor Kyrie Irving dealt to Boston for package including All-Star guard Isaiah Thomas – On Tuesday night, the Boston Celtics acquired perennial All-Star guard Kyrie Irving from the Cleveland Cavaliers for guard Isaiah Thomas, forward Jae Crowder, forward Ante Zizic and a 2018 Brooklyn Nets first-round pick, which is […]

Duquesne alumni and Steelers owner Dan Rooney remembered

Duquesne alumni and Steelers owner Dan Rooney remembered

Raymond Arke | Asst. News Editor Former President Obama, several NFL owners and Steelers past and present attended the funeral for Duquesne alumni and former Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney, April 18 at Saint Paul’s Cathedral in Oakland. Rooney, who was also a former U.S. Ambassador to Ireland and Duquesne graduate of 1955, died April […]

The Onion brings news satire to Pittsburgh

The Onion brings news satire to Pittsburgh

By Raymond Arke | Asst. News Editor In a world where real news seems surreal, the Onion, one of the best known satirical news sites, would like to let you know it is still on the cutting edge of funny. On March 24, two writers from (self-proclaimed) “America’s finest news source” gave a talk at […]