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Erin Chastain has accepted the head coaching position at Minnesota, her alma mater.

Chastain accepts head coach position at Minnesota

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor-in-Chief June 11, 2021

DePaul women’s soccer head coach Erin Chastain has accepted the head coaching position at the University of Minnesota, her alma mater, the athletic department announced on Friday. For the time being,...

DePaul men's basketball head coach Tony Stubblefield during his introductory press conference

Stubblefield lands first Chicago transfer

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor June 6, 2021

DePaul men’s basketball head coach Tony Stubblefield has wasted no time in trying to fill his roster for the 2021-22 season. After being hired two months ago, Stubblefield has brought in four new transfers...

DePaul men's basketball head coach Tony Stubblefield during his introductory press conference.

Soccer seniors reminisce on final season

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor June 6, 2021

The final whistle was blown for the DePaul men’s and women’s soccer teams on April 2 and April 4, respectively — both against Creighton. The final whistle is also set to be blown soon and bring to...

Cubs players Craig Kimbrel and Wilson Contreras High Fiving

Cubs are exceeding expectations — even their own

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor June 6, 2021

The Chicago Cubs entered the 2021 season with a feeling that this was a last hurrah. The team was coming off a disappointing sweep in the playoffs against the Miami Marlins with plenty of questions surrounding...

Big East conference logo displayed in place of the DePaul Athletics logo underneath the jumbotron for the Big East Championship at Wintrust Arena.

Big East scraps inter-conference transfer rule

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor June 6, 2021

The Big East announced on Thursday that it has decided to allow athletes to transfer within the conference, which was something previously not allowed. The Big East joins several other conferences,...

Tribune’s first Black sportswriter shares experiences with DePaul

Tribune’s first Black sportswriter shares experiences with DePaul

Sonal Soni, Assistant News Editor June 6, 2021

One of the most renowned athletes at DePaul isn’t a student — Frederick Mitchell is a sports communications professor known for his extensive experience as an athlete before becoming Chicago Tribune’s...

FILE-Head coach Doug Bruno yelling out to his players during the game against Marquette. The Blue Demons shot just 38 percent from the field in their Big East finale.

DePaul women’s basketball looks to bounce back next year after disappointing end to 2020-21 season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor May 31, 2021

Winning has become a staple of the DePaul women’s basketball program. At this point, it’s an expectation that the Blue Demons will win at least 75 percent of their regular-season games.  For 18...

 Beth Mowins and Jim Deshaies take a picture together during the Cubs’ game against the Pirates at Wrigley Field.

Voices of the game becoming more inclusive

Lauren Uhlrich, Contributing Writer May 31, 2021

In 1924, the Chicago Cubs made history when Hal Totten broadcasted the entirety of the Cubs’ home season from Wrigley Field with station WMAQ. In becoming the Cubs’ first play-by-play announcer, Totten...

Chicago Red Stars forward Kealia Watt goes after the ball against NJ/NY Gotham FC.

Red Stars’ new kit builds on Chicago tradition

Ernesto Hernandez , Assistant Sports Editor May 31, 2021

The home opener for the Chicago Red Stars on May 22 against NJ/NY Gotham FC was a game of firsts for the home side. Not only was it the Red Stars’ first game at SeatGeek Stadium this season, but it...

 Gunnar Vogel signed with the Chicago Bears following the 2021 NFL Draft.

Northwestern offensive tackle signs with Chicago Bears

Ryan Taylor, Contributing Writer May 23, 2021

Gunnar Vogel, an offensive tackle from Northwestern University, signed as an undrafted free agent with the team closest to his college home, the Chicago Bears. However, Covid-19 cancelations nearly cost...

Former DePaul men's basketball player Billy Garrett Jr. is creating a TBT team to help raise awareness for sickle cell disease.

‘It’s bigger than me’: DePaul alumni starting TBT team to raise awareness for sickle cell disease

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor May 23, 2021

Billy Garrett Jr. didn’t think much of it at first. He started to feel something funny in his body following the end of a walk-through practice with DePaul during his freshman year. The Blue Demons were...

Chicago White Sox manager Tony La Russa makes a pitching change during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees on Saturday, May 22, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

COLUMN: Reaction following Yermin Mercedes home run proves La Russa not right fit for White Sox

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor May 23, 2021

Eyebrows were raised when the Chicago White Sox announced on Oct. 29, 2020 they were replacing their manager, Rick Renteria, 59, with Tony La Russa, 76. There has been an evident generational clash between...

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