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DeJuan Marrero out for the season

Julian Zeng and David Webber

October 25, 2012


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DeJuan Marrero, a 6-8, 208 lb. freshman forward from Bowman Academy in Gary, Ind. is out for the season for the men's basketball team after suffering a torn ACL."I want to apologize to my people back home," Marrero posted on Twitter in several tweets. "I tore my ACL last night in practice. I'm going...

Blue Demons draw Bearcats 3-3 in dreary, rain-soaked affair

David Webber

October 22, 2012


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The men's soccer game against the Cincinnati Bearcats Oct. 17 had all the makings of a dull match. It pitted two offensively challenged teams against one another on a windy, overcast afternoon with a steady drizzle from start to finish.So of course, it was only natural that the two Big East rivals ba...

NHL searching for key to end lockout

Jake Payne

October 22, 2012


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The United Center, for once, was silent Oct. 13.For what was supposed to be Chicago Blackhawks' home opener, the stadium floor had no ice, no boards and most hauntingly of all, no Blackhawks hockey.The first several weeks of the NHL season were canceled due to a lockout that was predicted to happen since ...

Commentary: Trout vs. Cabrera. Who ya got?

Sean Boswell

October 22, 2012


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Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera is statistically the best hitter in the American League. The man put up numbers this past season that only players such as Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig can say they've reached.The best hitter, however, is not necessarily the best player.Even though "Miggy" became t...

Commentary: D.C. sports experiencing capital gains

David Webber

October 22, 2012


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Washington, D.C. is an amazing place to grow up. The Northern Virginia area is thriving and the city is beautiful, and the feeling of community is unrivaled.Being a sports fan in Washington, D.C. is something entirely different. Nothing is thriving, nothing is beautiful and hearts are broken in new an...

Baumgartner jumps into record books

Adam Sadur

October 22, 2012


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In 2005, Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner and Red Bull began the process of planning a record-setting jump from 120,000 feet. Their dream was realized Oct. 14.In a historic leap from more than 24 miles above the Earth's surface, Baumgartner jumped from a stratospheric balloon, broke the sound bar...

Women’s soccer qualifies for the Big East tournament

Jeremy Mikula

October 20, 2012


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One second. That's how much time was left in double overtime of Saturday night's Connecticut-Providence women's soccer game. And that was how much time was left on the scoreboard as Linda Ruutu's goal for the Huskies sent DePaul women's soccer to the Big East tournament.Needing a Syracuse win over St. ...

DePaul 0-1 Notre Dame (2OT): Women’s soccer playoff fate in doubt

Jeremy Mikula

October 19, 2012


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Lauren Bohaboy's goal in the 106th minute of golden goal overtime gave visiting Notre Dame a 1-0 win at Wish Field Friday afternoon - leaving women's soccer's postseason hopes in the hands of others.Bohaboy's goal - her fifth of the season - came in the second period of overtime after 100 minutes of scorel...

DePaul Athletics Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto’s contract renewed

Mike Chamernik

October 19, 2012


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DePaul Athletic Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto's contract will be renewed through 2017, according to a source. The official announcement will be made at Tuesday's tip-off luncheon.Ponsetto has been the athletic director since July 2002. She is a member of the DePaul Athletic Hall of Fame and has been ...

DePaul students leave footprint at Chicago Marathon

Diana DiLenge

October 15, 2012


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Huddled beneath four layers of long shirts, thick sweaters and topped with matching bright blue Nike jackets, volunteers at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon braved the cold morning air with smiles on their faces and sleep in their eyes.The sun wouldn't be up for hours, but volunteers and workers a...

Commentary: Chicago “owned”

Amanda Boleman

October 15, 2012


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After a night of tossing and turning with dreams of my bones breaking in my legs and every other thought of what could possibly go wrong, I awoke for the 35th annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon at 5:30 a.m. feeling anxious and underprepared.For months I promised I would finally buckle down and ...

Commentary: Gay men fight, too!

JoDelle Maglaya

October 15, 2012


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National Coming Out Day celebrated its 25th year as a holiday Thursday, Oct. 11. This day traces back to 1987 when lesbians and gays marched for their rights in Washington, D.C. Since then, Connecticut, Iowa, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont have allowed same sex marriage.While people in all ...

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