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

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

Amber Colón Nuñez

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 »...

DePaul softball splits doubleheader with Seton Hall for home opener

DePaul softball splits doubleheader with Seton Hall for home opener

Garret Neal

April 1, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

On a brisk Saturday afternoon, DePaul Blue Demons softball (15-14, 2-2 Big East) split a double header against the Seton Hall Pirates (15-12-1, 2-3).  The sounds of various Seton Hall lead cheers were the dominant sound of the first seven-inning outing as the Pirates commanded the first game, winning...

NCAA Tournament: DePaul women’s basketball falls to Mississippi State in second round

NCAA Tournament: DePaul women’s basketball falls to Mississippi State in second round

Adam Chalifoux

March 19, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The DePaul Blue Demons fell 92-71 in the second round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament Sunday afternoon.  The Seven seed Blue Demons came into the matchup against the second seeded Mississippi State Bulldogs. The Blue Demons took a 5-0 lead against the Bulldogs on their home floor with...

NCAA Tournament: No. 7 DePaul women’s basketball crushes No. 10 Northern Iowa 88-67

NCAA Tournament: No. 7 DePaul women’s basketball crushes No. 10 Northern Iowa 88-67

Ben Gartland

March 17, 2017


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports

No. 7 DePaul women's basketball ran wild on No. 10 Northern Iowa en route to an 88-67 win in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Friday. Sophomore guard Tanita Allen came off the bench to lead the game with 25 points as the Blue Demons advanced to the Round of 32. The Blue Demons were off...

NCAA Tournament: No. 7 DePaul women’s basketball to play No. 10 Northern Iowa

NCAA Tournament: No. 7 DePaul women’s basketball to play No. 10 Northern Iowa

Ben Gartland

March 13, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul women's basketball will be a seven seed taking on No. 10 Northern Iowa in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, the team learned on Monday. Read More »...

Commentary: Another empty season for DePaul men’s basketball

Commentary: Another empty season for DePaul men’s basketball

Ben Gartland

March 9, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Big East Tournament, Men's Sports, Sports

NEW YORK — On Wednesday night in Madison Square Garden, DePaul men’s basketball coach Dave Leitao sat in the press conference room after DePaul was knocked out in the first round of the Big East tournament. Answering in the same calm and measured way he does for most press conferences, he responded...

Big East Tournament: DePaul men’s basketball falls to Xavier 75-64

Big East Tournament: DePaul men’s basketball falls to Xavier 75-64

Ben Gartland

March 8, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Big East Tournament, Men's Sports, Sports

NEW YORK — In Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night, there were teams with two different mindsets. Xavier, who had a bad losing skid to close out the conference season, were trying to keep their NCAA tournament hopes alive after they had been so strong just two months ago. A loss to the las...

2017 Big East tournament preview: DePaul men’s basketball vs. Xavier

2017 Big East tournament preview: DePaul men’s basketball vs. Xavier

Ben Gartland

March 8, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Big East Tournament, Men's Sports, Sports

NEW YORK — DePaul men's basketball plays in the opening round of the Big East tournament tonight as they play Xavier, a team they've lost to twice this season. The Facts Who: No. 10 DePaul vs. No. 7 Xavier What: First round of the 2017 Big East men's basketball tournament When: Wednesday,...

Jean Lenti Ponsetto and Doug Bruno talk DePaul and women’s sports at symposium

Jean Lenti Ponsetto and Doug Bruno talk DePaul and women’s sports at symposium

J Samantha Rivera

March 6, 2017


Filed under Sports

If there was anything last week’s star-studded Women in Sports panel, sponsored by CSN Chicago and DePaul University, could agree on, it’s that they’re tired — tired of continuously fighting for equal female rights within the world of sports. Read More »...

Injured season all too familiar for Peter Ryckbosch

Injured season all too familiar for Peter Ryckbosch

Garret Neal

March 6, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Senior forward Peter Ryckbocsh’s final season as a Blue Demon was cut before it even started. He broke his kneecap over the summer and looked like he would be out until conference play. Then, a few months later, he broke the kneecap again because it had not healed correctly the first time. He was...

Commentary: Hard to feel bittersweet about Allstate Arena

Commentary: Hard to feel bittersweet about Allstate Arena

Ben Gartland

March 6, 2017


Filed under News

It’s hard to feel nostalgic about Allstate Arena.  Read More »

Allstate finale marks end of an era

Allstate finale marks end of an era

Julian Zeng and David Webber

March 6, 2017


Filed under News, Sports

Though DePaul men’s basketball’s last winning season was back in 2006-07, we’ve nevertheless been fortunate to witness firsthand a revolving door of NBA-level talent at Allstate Arena, which hosted the likes of Kemba Walker, Jae Crowder, Wesley Johnson, even Hasheem Thabeet. Read More »...

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