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Commentary: Loyola’s NCAA run should put pressure on Esteban, JLP

Commentary: Loyola’s NCAA run should put pressure on Esteban, JLP

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Showcase, Sports

The DePaul University community is a Chicago community. If you walk around the Loop or Lincoln Park campus and ask students why they chose to become Blue Demons, they will likely say “the city.” After all, “The city is your campus” is one of DePaul’s favorite pitches to prospective stude...

Editorial: Overhaul years overdue in Athletic Department

Editorial: Overhaul years overdue in Athletic Department

The DePaulia Editorial Board

March 12, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Sports

When the Blue Demons lost Wednesday’s game against Marquette in the opening round of the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden, they capped off what should have been a season to remember.  But a failed first year at the Wintrust Arena might just be the final straw in over a decade of DePaul b...

An Eagles win is a win for the common person

An Eagles win is a win for the common person

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 4, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Sports

There’s something inherently appealing about an underdog. David and Goliath is an almost universal tale, the story of a young boy that beat a nine-foot warrior. It’s not hard for anyone to cheer for the people that are already being counted out. If they lose, it’s less traumatic, but if they win,...

Commentary: FS1 All-Access game review

Commentary: FS1 All-Access game review

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Sports

If you’re a sports fan like me and you appreciate everything that happens off the field as much as — if not more than — what happens on it, FS1’s first-ever “All-Access” broadcast of DePaul hosting Providence was awesome. In fact, it was nearly perfect. Growing up as an avid athlete, I watch...

Commentary: The new era of DePaul Athletics is almost here

Commentary: The new era of DePaul Athletics is almost here

Ben Gartland

May 30, 2017


Filed under Commentary, Men's Sports, Sports, Women's Sports

Four years and two weeks ago, DePaul and the city of Chicago announced plans for what would become the new home for DePaul basketball. I was a senior in high school and hoped to graduate in the new arena, as the original opening season was supposed to be this academic year. Read More »...

The ESPN layoffs and a new era of journalism

The ESPN layoffs and a new era of journalism

Ben Gartland

April 30, 2017


Filed under Commentary, Sports

Sports social media was a sad place on Wednesday as the names of ESPN reporters who had been laid off in a massive staff cut slowly trickled out. Read More »...

Recruiting heating up in crucial offseason

Recruiting heating up in crucial offseason

Ben Gartland

April 23, 2017


Filed under Commentary, Sports

These next few weeks of the spring signing period for the NCAA are going to be crucial for DePaul men’s basketball, and there’s a few names reportedly considering DePaul that could immediately improve the roster. Read More »...

The Masters: A sun soaked tradition at Augusta

The Masters: A sun soaked tradition at Augusta

Shane Rene

April 9, 2017


Filed under Commentary, Sports

Each year in early April, fanatics from across the United States – and more and more from across the globe – flock to the holy land, hoping to catch a glimpse of history as they soak in the time honored traditions of Augusta, Ga. Read More »...

Puerto Rico playing the U.S. more than a game

Puerto Rico playing the U.S. more than a game

Amber Colón

April 2, 2017


Filed under Commentary, Sports

When Javier Báez of the Chicago Cubs signed to play with the Puerto Rico (P.R.) national baseball team during the 2017 World Baseball Classic (WBC), Puerto Ricans living both in Chicago and on the islands grew a bit more prideful, a bit more hopeful and even a bit more political. Read More »...

Doug Bruno deserves Big East coach of the year

Doug Bruno deserves Big East coach of the year

Ben Gartland

February 27, 2017


Filed under Commentary, Sports

DePaul women’s basketball seemed like their season would take a big hit before the year even began. Read More »...

Commentary: DePaul women’s basketball will find ways to adjust

Commentary: DePaul women’s basketball will find ways to adjust

Ben Gartland

November 13, 2016


Filed under Commentary, News, Sports

The Maggie Dixon Classic showed a couple of things for DePaul women’s basketball. Read More »

A partisan opinion of Cleveland

A partisan opinion of Cleveland

Geoff Stellfox

October 31, 2016


Filed under Commentary, Sports

In .43 seconds, Google has 3,940,000 hits on a search of why Cleveland sucks. “This article is going to be a piece of cake,” I think to myself while a broad grin spreads across my face. I just hope I can fit all these jokes I’m about to write in under 1,000 words. It’s true. I do hate Cleve...

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