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Lexi Held and Sony Morris receive preseason honors, DePaul picked to finish second

DePaul sophomore forward Lexi Held attempts a 3-pointer against Creighton.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

October 29, 2020

When UConn left the Big East to join the American Athletic Conference (AAC) in 2013, they opened the door for another team to dominate the conference like they did for multiple decades. That hole was filled by DePaul and head coach Doug Bruno, who went on to win six Big East regular season titles and ...

Big East Media Day: Charlie Moore earns first-team honors, DePaul picked to finish 10th

DePaul head coach Dave Leitao talks to junior guard Charlie Moore during the Blue Demons' 74-68 win over Georgetown on Feb. 22.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

October 28, 2020

With now less than a month to go until the start of the 2020-21 college basketball season, the Big East held its annual Media Day on Wednesday. But due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the event took place virtually over Zoom. Prior to the start of the event, the conference released its preseason coach...

Illinois remains only Midwest state without high school football

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has taken criticism for not allowing high school sports to take place in the fall due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Alec Fales, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2020

Illinois, along with 15 other states, has foregone playing high school football this fall and has instead elected to postpone the season to at least 2021, due to Covid-19. While it’s a proper countermeasure to ensure the safety of all those involved, it’s a missed opportunity for many in the rea...

Every DePaul athlete registered to vote in Big East initiative

DePaul junior midfielder Patrick Watkins dribbles the ball past a UIC defender in 2019.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

October 18, 2020

DePaul became the first university in the Big East to reach 100 percent of its athletes registered to vote in the upcoming Nov. 3 election, the athletic department announced on Wednesday.  All 11 institutions in the Big East are taking part in the Rise To Win voter registration challenge, with the ...

Max Strus fully cleared for contact after suffering torn ACL

Max Strus lines up a free-throw attempt on March 3 against St. John’s. Strus led the Blue Demons with 43 points en route to a 92-83 victory on senior day at Wintrust Arena.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

October 18, 2020

Nearly nine months after Max Strus tore his ACL in a NBA G League game, Strus told The DePaulia that he has been fully cleared to resume normal basketball activities. Strus, who played at DePaul from 2017-19, suffered the injury while playing for the Windy City Bulls on Dec. 23. But almost nine mon...

White Sox look for new manager after firing Rick Renteria

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - JULY 16: Manager Rick Renteria of the Chicago White Sox watches during Summer Workouts at Guaranteed Rate Field on July 16, 2020 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images)

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor

October 18, 2020

“Always a bridesmaid, never a bride” could be used to describe Rick Renteria’s managerial career so far. Let go by the Chicago Cubs in 2014, a season before the team became legitimate title contenders, the same thing has happened on the other side of town. The Chicago White Sox announced that...

NCAA grants an extra year of eligibility to winter sports athletes

DePaul women's basketball senior Deja Church drives past a Marquette defender during the Big East championship game on March 9.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

October 18, 2020

The NCAA has granted all Division I winter sports athletes an extra year of eligibility due to the possibility of the season being impacted by Covid-19. A similar decision was made for fall sports athletes, and the NCAA gave an extra year of eligibility to athletes in spring sports after their seaso...

Sarah Gorden earns USWNT call up

Former DePaul women's soccer defender Sarah Gorden earned a call up to the USWNT.

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor

October 11, 2020

Vlatko Andonovski, the U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) head coach released his 27-player roster ahead of the team’s training camp in Commerce City, Colorado. Included in that list are a number of Chicago Red Stars players, including former Blue Demon Sarah Gorden. The defender is headed back ...

DePaul athletes return to practice with new precautions

DePaul women's soccer returned to practice in August, but must wear masks during all of their workouts.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

October 11, 2020

When DePaul started to bring back student-athletes in August for workouts and practices, the athletic department had to come up with a strategy that would ensure athletes and coaches would be safe from the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Before any coach or athlete was allowed back into the Sullivan A...

Working out during Covid-19 can help with cabin fever

Outdoor exercise equipment utilized during Covid-19.

Tony Previti, Contributing Writer

October 11, 2020

Cabin fever has proven to be a real issue for most of us during this pandemic. We used to head out to go to class or work — now we take online classes and many of us are forced to work from home.  Days can become quite dull, and if you are struggling to find some release from being cooped up wo...

Cubs, Sox disappoint in playoff exit

 Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Yu Darvish waits on the mound after being removed during the seventh inning of Game 2 against the Miami Marlins on Friday.

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor

October 4, 2020

The Cubs and White Sox both made the postseason for the first time since 2008. Naturally, it got people excited and dreaming of a possible all Chicago World Series. However, as it turned out, it was nothing more than a dream. Just like in 2008, both teams crashed out of the postseason with the White ...

Black Fires find unique way to honor Chadwick Boseman

hadwick Boseman speaking at the 2017 San Diego Comic-Con International, for “Black Panther”, at the San Diego Convention.

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor

October 4, 2020

The sudden passing of Chadwick Boseman stunned Hollywood and the world at large. The subsequent outpouring of condolences showed that his influence transcended far beyond the big screen. His portrayal of famous Black figures inspired countless people throughout the world. His influence reached Chicago where a Chicag...

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