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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...

Bluejays; Blue Demons: Can DePaul cool off one of nation’s best 3-point shooting teams?

Bluejays; Blue Demons: Can DePaul cool off one of nation’s best 3-point shooting teams?

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

February 20, 2019

Blink and it's the end of February and DePaul has three home games left. That third to last home game for the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team (13-11, 5-8) goes down tonight at 8 at Wintrust Arena against the Creighton Bluejays (13-13, 4-9). Fox Sports Network has television coverage, while...

Blue Demons look for bounceback tonight against Chicago State

Blue Demons look for bounceback tonight against Chicago State

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

December 12, 2018

In the history of the two programs, DePaul (5-2) has never lost against the Chicago State Cougars (3-8). Tonight at 7 p.m. at Wintrust Arena, the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team will try to make it a perfect 16-0 all-time against their neighbors from Chicago's South Side. The game is on FS1...

Little details the focus as women’s basketball eyes big season

Little details the focus as women’s basketball eyes big season

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

October 22, 2018

After appearing in their 16th straight NCAA Tournament and winning the third most games in school history, the goals are once again incredibly high for DePaul Women’s Basketball. With a veteran-laden team headlined featuring seniors Rebekah Dahlman, Mart’e Grays, Ashton Millender and Tanita Allen,...

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