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Even without sports, photographers’ creativity still runs high

The inside of Wintrust Arena is seen after a DePaul basketball game on Tuesday, Oct. 29.

Ryan Gilroy, Copy Editor & Staff Photographer

June 4, 2020

We’ve seen the coronavirus shut down sports as we know it – yet, for the people who capture those split-second moments during those games, there is still a dire need to create. Photographers around the country have effectively been stripped of work since mid-March, leaving many questions unanswer...

La suspensión de deportes recreativos podrá aumentar la delincuencia juvenil

Un parque en Villa Park, IL, cerrado debido a Covid-19.

Ernesto Hernandez, Staff Writer

May 8, 2020

La suspensión de los deportes recreativos podría tener una relación desconocida con la delincuencia juvenil.  De acuerdo con el Chicago Park District, los campos de juego permanecerán cerrados hasta el 31 de mayo, al igual que los deportes. Sin tener acceso a los parques y deportes, se pre...

COLUMN: Coronavirus robs sports fans of their most cherished outlet

Mike Lemcke, from Richmond, Va., sits in an empty Greensboro Coliseum after the NCAA college basketball games were canceled at the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Greensboro, N.C., Thursday, March 12, 2020.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

March 14, 2020

I’ve always tried to imagine a world with no sports. What would we do? Would we like it? What would be our new escape from the real-world problems we face on a daily basis? The answers to those questions led me back to one realization — don’t let this become a reality. The world that I imagined in my head was sca...

End of the decade: Explosive, efficient offense defined the 2010s in sports

End of the decade: Explosive, efficient offense defined the 2010s in sports

Charlie Bevins, Contributing Writer

December 28, 2019

The 2010s gave way to drastic, complex changes in the world of professional sports. As teams got smarter, they were more willing to apply technological and analytical advancements to their sports. That has led to increased efficiency on offense and, in turn, higher numbers on offense. NFL passing numb...

Injury plagued Blue Demons battle for CBI championship

DePaul fans watch the Blue Demons beat the Central Michigan Chippewas in the first round of the CBI tournament last Wednesday. Xavier Ortega I The DePaulia

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

April 5, 2019

This one is for all the marbles. After splitting the first two games of the series, the 2019 College Basketball Invitational tournament championship comes down to a showdown between South Florida and DePaul on Friday at McGrath-Phillips Arena at 6 p.m. Two and four points respectively decided the...

Blue Demons CBI journey marches on with matchup against Longwood

DePaul squares off against Longwood on Monday night in the quarterfinals of the CBI tournament. Richard Bodee | The DePaulia

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

March 25, 2019

The most eye catching aspect of the Longwood Lancers, the DePaul Blue Demons opponent for the second round of the College Basketball Invitational, may be the name of one of their star players. Junior point guard Lorenzo Phillips goes by his childhood nickname Shabooty, staking his claim for best n...

Blue Demons advance to second round of CBI with win against Chippewas

DePaul bench players react to a big play during the Blue Demons 100-86 victory against Central Michigan in the first round of the CBI tournament on Wednesday night. Jonathan Aguilar I The DePaulia

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

March 20, 2019

DePaul could have made several excuses that could have curtailed their 100-86 victory against the Central Michigan Chippewas in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational tournament on Wednesday night. McGrath-Phillips Arena not Wintrust Arena. Early deficit. CBI. Who cares, right? "You...

DePaul to play in the CBI; first postseason tournament apperance since 2007

DePaul plays Central Michigan in the first round of the CBI on Wednesday evening. Richard Bodee I The DePaulia

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

March 17, 2019

A disappointing loss to St. John's at Madison Square Garden last Wednesday won't be the last we'll see of the 2018-2019 DePaul Blue Demons. The Roman College Basketball Invitational (CBI) announced the field for its 2019 tournament and DePaul is one of the 16 teams included. DePaul (15-15; 7-11) will...

All-Big East Second Team calls Strus’ name

DePaul senior guard Max Strus lines up a free throw during DePaul's victory over St John's Sunday afternoon at Wintrust Arena. Alexa Sandler | The DePaulia

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

March 10, 2019

DePaul senior guard Max Strus staked his claim as one of the best players in the Big East Conference this season by earning a selection to the second team All-Big East squad for the first time in his career. Strus joins Sam Hauser (Marquette), Alpha Diallo (Providence), Naji Marshall (Xavier), and...

DePaul explodes for 101 points in dominant performance over Georgetown

DePaul senior Eli Cain raises his hands in celebration as he leaves the court at the end of DePaul's 101-69 victory against Georgetown on Wednesday night. Richard Bodee I The DePaulia

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

March 7, 2019

Wintrust Arena amplified into a frenzy of applause, clapping, and chanting as DePaul seniors Max Strus, Femi Olujobi, and Eli Cain checked out for what could be the last time at their home arena. This same energy the lively Wintrust Arena crowd put into honoring their seniors was present all night long as the DePaul Blue Demons (15-13; 7-10) gave...

Strus’ 43 points lift DePaul over St. John’s on senior day

Seniors Max Strus and Femi Olujobi combined for 66 points in the Blue Demons 92-83 victory against the St. John's Red Storm Sunday at Wintrust Arena. Richard Bodee I The DePaulia

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

March 3, 2019

It was a good day to be a DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball senior. On senior day, the Blue Demons (14-13; 6-10) rode the backs of two of their seniors Max Strus and Femi Olujobi en route to a 92-83 win against the St. John's Red Storm (20-10; 8-9) at Wintrust Arena. The win snapped a four-game losing streak and complet...

Sullivan Menard is trying to put Alaska basketball on the map

Sullivan Menard from Palmer, Alaska will be a preferred walk-on for the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team next season.

Paul Steeno and Andrew Hattersley

February 25, 2019

Sullivan Menard, the latest recruit to pledge his services to the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team, has an A-list story to tell about how the union between himself and DePaul University came about. "My cousin's girlfriend's sister's fiancé is [Blue Demon assistant] coach Shane Heirman," Menard...

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