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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


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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


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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


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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


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

Two and a Half Bens: DePaul basketball starts its seasons

Two and a Half Bens: DePaul basketball starts its seasons

Ben Gartland, Matthew Paras, and Ben Savage

January 10, 2016


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Sports Editor Ben Gartland and Assistant Sports Editor Ben Savage are joined by Editor-in-Chief Matthew Paras to discuss the state of men's and women's basketball as they begin Big East play.  Read More »...

DePaul basketball needs to fill city’s power vacuum

DePaul basketball needs to fill city’s power vacuum

Ben Gartland

October 25, 2015


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There’s a void in the Chicago college basketball right now. Five men’s basketball coaches from Chicago schools – DePaul, Chicago State, Northwestern, Illinois-Chicago and Loyola Chicago – spoke at the annual Chicago College Basketball Luncheon Friday and, despite the city’s reputation for basketball, none of the t...

We did this to Lamar Odom

We did this to Lamar Odom

Eric Traphagen

October 25, 2015


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This week has illuminated a terrible truth about our country: we almost killed Lamar Odom.  It’s no secret that America has become a consumer culture, but what’s not talked about is that in addition to needing a smartphone, an organic salad and a smart car, we now need to consume people to make us feel better. Read More »...

Two and a Half Bens: Volleyball, men’s and women’s soccer

Two and a Half Bens: Volleyball, men’s and women’s soccer

Ben Gartland, Erin Yarnall, and Ben Savage

October 18, 2015


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Assistant Sports Editor Ben Savage and Sports Editor Ben Gartland is joined by Arts & Life Editor Erin Yarnall to discuss DePaul women's volleyball and men's and women's soccer....

In Cubs postseason, ‘our year’ feels different

In Cubs postseason, ‘our year’ feels different

Geoff Stellfox

October 13, 2015


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There are certain moments that you’ll never forget where you were when they happened.  Read More »...

Two and a Half Bens: Men’s basketball’s first practice, baseball playoffs

Two and a Half Bens: Men’s basketball’s first practice, baseball playoffs

Ben Gartland and Matthew Paras

October 12, 2015


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Sports Editor Ben Gartland and Editor-in-Chief Matthew Paras discuss the upcoming DePaul men's basketball season after their first practice under Dave Leitao and major league baseball playoffs.  Read More »...

Larry Brown continues coaching after multiple infractions

Larry Brown continues coaching after multiple infractions

Ben Gartland

October 4, 2015


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Southern Methodist University hasn’t led much of anything since their football program was handed down the suspension, or “death penalty,” back in 1987. However, they did just take first place in one list: the list of NCAA infractions. Head men’s basketball coach Larry Brown was suspended ...

Two and a Half Bens: soccer, cross country, volleyball

Two and a Half Bens: soccer, cross country, volleyball

Ben Gartland, Matthew Paras, and Zachary Holden

September 27, 2015


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Sports Editor Ben Gartland talks with Editor-in-Chief Matt Paras and Staff Writer Zachary Holden about DePaul men's and women's soccer, cross country and volleyball.  Read More »...

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