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NFL needs to approach concussions head on

NFL needs to approach concussions head on

Ben Gartland

September 18, 2016


Filed under Commentary, Sports

The National Football League came out with a newer protocol prior to the 2016 season for observing and preventing concussions. Read More »...

Sports and politics do mix, as they should

Ben Gartland

September 11, 2016


Filed under Commentary, Sports

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick drew strong reactions when he sat down during the playing of the national anthem on Aug. 26. Fans posted videos of themselves burning Kaepernick jerseys and he received backlash in the media. Read More »...

Who DePaul’s first opponent at its new arena should be

Who DePaul’s first opponent at its new arena should be

Ben Gartland, Matthew Paras, and Ben Savage

May 30, 2016


Filed under Commentary, Men's Sports, Sports

The DePaulia's basketball experts weigh in on who should be the first opponent when the new arena opens. Read More »...

DePaul is getting better, but so is the Big East

DePaul is getting better, but so is the Big East

Ben Gartland

May 6, 2016


Filed under Commentary, Sports

DePaul men’s basketball is going through a transformation. Head coach Dave Leitao will enter his second season back at DePaul with six new players, as well as a redshirt sophomore who will not be eligible this season. Read More »...

At season’s end, DePaul has a lot to look forward to

At season’s end, DePaul has a lot to look forward to

Zachary Holden

March 27, 2016


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

DALLAS — After the loss to Oregon State in the Sweet Sixteen, DePaul coach Doug Bruno didn’t seem as distraught as most coaches would be after seeing their season come to a close. Sure he’s losing two seniors who have impacted the team immensely over the past few years, but what lies ahead is c...

New era reeks of old problems in Leitao’s first season back with DePaul

New era reeks of old problems in Leitao’s first season back with DePaul

Ben Gartland

March 12, 2016


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

NEW YORK – In the underbelly of Madison Square Garden, with the sounds of the second game of the night going on in the background, three men sit at a table answering questions. The first is an older man, who quietly and carefully gives his opening statement. This is head coach Dave Leitao, and his mood tonight is a far cry from his opening press conference at his hiring. ...

Blue Demons continue to frustrate

Blue Demons continue to frustrate

Ben Gartland

February 21, 2016


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

DePaul men's basketball head coach Dave Leitao's favorite recurring phrase this season has been, "Rome wasn't built in a day." It's a reminder for patience when rebuilding the program that has been the cellar of the Big East since Leitao left in 2005.  Read More »...

Commentary: Make sports gambling legal

Commentary: Make sports gambling legal

Matthew Paras

January 31, 2016


Filed under Commentary, Sports

Almost as soon as the matchup for Super Bowl 50 was set, the gambling line for the Denver Broncos-Carolina Panthers was revealed — Vegas casinos opened with the Panthers favored by five and a half points (-5.5). The last time the Denver Broncos were in the Super Bowl two years ago, $119 million wa...

Two and a Half Bens: DePaul’s basketball culture

Two and a Half Bens: DePaul’s basketball culture

Ben Gartland, Matthew Paras, and Ben Savage

January 30, 2016


Filed under Commentary, Multimedia, Podcasts, Sports

Breaking down the culture of DePaul basketball. Plus, the Super Bowl.  Read More »...

Two and a Half Bens: Sarah Gorden, DePaul basketball

Two and a Half Bens: Sarah Gorden, DePaul basketball

Ben Gartland, Matthew Paras, and Ben Savage

January 26, 2016


Filed under Commentary, Sports

Sarah Gorden is the first DePaul women's soccer player to be taken in the National Women's Soccer League draft. Plus, women's basketball dominates in the Big East.

Two and a Half Bens: Bruno’s 600th win

Two and a Half Bens: Bruno’s 600th win

Ben Gartland, Matthew Paras, and Ben Savage

January 18, 2016


Filed under Commentary, Multimedia, Podcasts, Sports

DePaul women's basketball coach Doug Bruno landed his 600th win this week. Also, men's basketball sinks further after its sixth straight loss.  Read More »...

Commentary: NFL relocation will cost a generation of fans

Commentary: NFL relocation will cost a generation of fans

Josh Crisswell

January 18, 2016


Filed under Commentary, Sports

There is simply nothing like attending an NFL home game. Read More »...

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