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State bills pressure NCAA to change ways

State bills pressure NCAA to change ways

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

November 18, 2019

The discourse around paying college athletes has been growing more and more in recent months. The name, image and likeness argument based around athletes not being able to profit from their image has started to move in an unprecedented direction for the NCAA. California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bil...

NCAA board approves athlete compensation for image, likeness

NCAA board approves athlete compensation for image, likeness

Ralph D. Russo, Associated Press

October 29, 2019

The NCAA took a major step Tuesday toward allowing college athletes to cash in on their fame, voting to permit them to "benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness." The nation's largest governing body for college sports and its member schools now must figure out how to allow athletes to...

OPINION: NCAA needs to pay up

OPINION: NCAA needs to pay up

Brian Gilbert, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2019

It’s absolutely time for college athletes to get paid. It’s also time for the NCAA and the federal government to come together and cooperate on creating a federal Fair Pay to Play bill that would allow college athletes across the nation to make money off their name, image or likeness. Some states,...

COMMENTARY: Fair Play Act won’t let the NCAA hide behind old excuses

COMMENTARY: Fair Play Act won’t let the NCAA hide behind old excuses

Lawrence Kreymer and Nate Burleyson

October 7, 2019

A storm is brewing in college athletics –  one that the NCAA can’t contain anymore. It’s time to pay their student-athletes. For 113 years, the NCAA has prevented its student-athletes from getting paid or making money based off their likeness, as well as barring them from accepting any endorsement ...

California to let college athletes sign endorsement deals

California to let college athletes sign endorsement deals

Adam Beam, Associated Press

September 30, 2019

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Defying the NCAA, California's governor signed a first-in-the-nation law Monday that will let college athletes hire agents and make money from endorsements — a move that could upend amateur sports in the U.S. and trigger a legal challenge. Under the law, which takes effect...

Leitao to receive extension following NCAA sanctions

Leitao to receive extension following NCAA sanctions

Shane René, Editor-in-Chief

September 16, 2019

For close to two decades, DePaul’s men’s basketball program has been searching for a head coach that can return the Blue Demons to their winning ways. This past Thursday the university doubled down on current head coach Dave Leitao, announcing his contract will be extended through the 2023-24 basketball...

DePaul men’s basketball schedule 2019-20 season

DePaul men’s basketball schedule 2019-20 season

September 5, 2019

Oct. 29: Marian (Exhibition) TBA Nov. 5: Alcorn State 8:00 P.M. Nov. 6: Chicago 7:30 P.M. Nov. 8: Fairleigh Dickinson 7:00 P.M. Nov. 11: at Iowa 7:00 P.M. Nov. 16: Cornell 12:00 P.M. Nov. 23: at Boston College TBA Nov. 26: Central Michigan 7:00 P.M. Nov. 29: at Minnesota 2:00 ...

DePaul forward Carte’Are Gordon enters transfer portal

DePaul forward Carte’Are Gordon enters transfer portal

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

August 29, 2019

Junior forward Carte’Are Gordon, who transferred to DePaul University from St. Louis in January, has entered the transfer portal once again and will be looking to join his third school in 2019. Gordon didn’t play a single regular-season game for the Blue Demons last season due to NCAA transfer rules, but f...

DePaul Blue Demons add another big man to 2019-20 roster

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

July 16, 2019

With an already strong recruiting class coming in this upcoming season, DePaul men’s basketball head coach Dave Leitao added another player to the 2019-2020 roster on Monday. Nick Ongenda, a six-foot-10-inch center, will head to DePaul after previously committing to Western Kentucky.  “Nick is a gr...

DePaul men’s soccer use spring to gear up for fall season

DePaul men’s soccer use spring to gear up for fall season

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

April 22, 2019

Being able to play in noncompetitive games that don’t matter if your team wins or loses is pretty much nonexistent in today’s sports landscape. What’s even more uncommon is being able to play games in the offseason against good opponents to prepare for the upcoming season, because teams are hes...

New contract between DePaul, Northwestern aims to grow Chicago rivalry

New contract between DePaul, Northwestern aims to grow Chicago rivalry

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

April 22, 2019

College basketball has become known for its intense rivalries over the years, with most conferences having a marquee rivalries that is must-see tv. Not only do a lot of conferences around the country have big rivalries, but cities do as well. The biggest college basketball rivalry, for example, is b...

Former DePaul star Billy Garrett Jr. joins the New York Knicks

Former DePaul star Billy Garrett Jr. joins the New York Knicks

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

April 8, 2019

When Billy Garrett Jr. told his father he was getting called up to play for the New York Knicks, his namesake didn’t fully believe him.  “He said ‘I got a callup’ and I said ‘a callup where?’ And he was like 'I’m playing for the Knicks,'” said DePaul assistant coach Billy Garrett, r...

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