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COMMENTARY: When it comes to baseball, players, not owners, should get benefit of the doubt

A view of the Globe Life Field, the newly-built home of the Texas Rangers, with the roof open from a perspective along the third base line is shown in Arlington, Texas, Wednesday, May 20, 2020.

Ernesto Hernandez, Contributing Writer

May 28, 2020

In March, Major League Baseball made the decision to postpone the season because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, with certain states lifting restrictions, the league is looking to resume the season, but has been met with pushback from the players. The dispute between the players and owners has gone public with ...

Former DePaul basketball players working at the same hospital helping the fight against COVID-19

Former DePaul guard Brooke Schulte guards a Butler player on January 14, 2017.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

May 26, 2020

When former DePaul women’s basketball player Brooke Schulte was waiting to have her interview with Northwestern Memorial Hospital back in December, she received a text message from a former DePaul men’s basketball player — Peter Ryckbosch — who had already been working at the same hospital in...

COVID-19 has disrupted international sports tournaments that were going to take place in the summer

The empty Allianz Arena is seen prior to the German Bundesliga soccer match between Bayern Munich and Eintracht Frankfurt in Munich, Germany, Saturday, May 23, 2020.

Sahil Gujarati, Contributing Writer

May 23, 2020

UEFA convened a telephone call featuring its major stakeholders back on March 14 to plan European football's response to the coronavirus. The governing body's 55 member associations, the EU Club Association, European Leagues and the international players' union Fifpro were all represented. Reschedul...

Ken Burmeister, former DePaul men’s basketball assistant coach, dies at 72

Ken Burmeister died on Tuesday after a battle with cancer. He was 72.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

May 19, 2020

Former DePaul men’s basketball assistant coach Ken Burmeister died on Tuesday. He was 72. Loyola University said that Burmeister died following a fight with cancer.  Burmeister began his coaching career at University of Texas at Arlington, where he was an assistant coach from 1976-79. After ...

COVID-19 has sports radio scrambling for new ways to produce content

The studio for Radio DePaul Sports' office in the Loop campus.

Ernesto Hernandez, Contributing Writer

May 15, 2020

Live sports and entertainment was disrupted by the coronavirus. Stakeholders and entities within that sports ecosystem have also been impacted. From television to print to radio, no one has been immune.  The pandemic has shifted the way both college and professional radio stations operate while mak...

Dave Corzine reflects on time with Bulls, Jordan in the 1980s

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

May 14, 2020

The “Last Dance” documentary on ESPN, a 10-part series chronicling the Chicago Bulls’ last championship run in 1998, has given old and new basketball fans an inside look into the Bulls’ dynasty and what ultimately happened during the 1998 season.  The documentary gives fans never before seen...

DePaul picks up graduate transfer Ray Salnave

Ray Salnave has joined DePaul as a graduate transfer

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

May 13, 2020

After losing five players to the transfer portal since the season ended in March, DePaul has now added three transfers to help bolster the 2020-21 roster. Monmouth graduate transfer Ray Salnave announced on Wednesday that he chose DePaul over Loyola Marymount, joining Javon Freeman-Liberty and Courv...

Big East, DePaul working toward 2020-2021 sports plan

Big East commissioner Val Ackerman

Lawrence Kreymer and Nate Burleyson

May 8, 2020

With the coronavirus pandemic altering life for people all over the world, only one thing is certain right now -- nothing is guaranteed the next day. In the world of college athletics, there are no guarantees regarding how sports will return to schools for the 2020-21 academic year. During a medi...

Premier Lacrosse League announces fanless, quarantined championship tournament for 2020 season

Whipsnakes LC attackman Matt Rambo celebrates with teammates after scoring the championship-winning goal in Philadelphia, PA on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019.

Ryan Gilroy, Copy Editor & Staff Photographer

May 6, 2020

Earlier Wednesday, the Premier Lacrosse League announced the PLL Championship Series, a two-week, fanless championship tournament that will take place from July 25 to August 9, a huge step forward for the world of sports in the era of COVID-19. “The Premier Lacrosse League is excited to be a leader in the ...

COMMENTARY: New NCAA recommendations for NIL don’t mean anything until real plan is in place

COMMENTARY: New NCAA recommendations for NIL don't mean anything until real plan is in place

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

May 4, 2020

On Wednesday, the NCAA admitted they are a bunch of hypocrites when it comes to student-athletes making money based on their name, image and likeness (NIL).  During a media call, the NCAA announced that its Board of Governors supported rule changes to allow student-athletes to make money from th...

NCAA takes new steps in name, image, likeness rules

In this March 14, 2012, file photo, a player runs across the NCAA logo during practice in Pittsburgh.

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

May 4, 2020

The NCAA has made its next step in allowing student-athletes to profit off of their name, image and likeness. On Wednesday , the board of governors supported a rule change that would grant student-athletes the opportunity to receive compensation from third-party commercial entities.  Through endorsem...

DePaul lands transfer Javon Freeman-Liberty

Javon Freeman-Liberty drives to the basket against Indiana State on Jan. 29. On Friday, Freeman-Liberty announced he was transferring to DePaul

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

May 1, 2020

After Courvoisier McCauley announced he was transferring to DePaul on April 22, the Blue Demons have now secured a second player via the transfer portal in a matter of nine days. On Friday, Valparaiso transfer Javon Freeman-Liberty announced he was coming back home to play for DePaul. Before Freema...

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