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Lost Boyz Inc. connects community and sports

Lost Boyz Inc. connects community and sports

Jack Higgins

October 24, 2016


Filed under Sports

A few years before 2008, the South Shore Little League folded, leaving many of the kids in the area without a sport to play competitively in the springtime. Read More »...

Chicago basketball scene is about to get exciting

Chicago basketball scene is about to get exciting

Ben Gartland

October 23, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Women's Sports

Every year, the head coaches of Chicago’s five Division I college basketball teams get together at a luncheon to talk about the upcoming seasons and all 10 teams always seems to be on the rise. Read More »...

eSports hit Chicago as popularity grows

eSports hit Chicago as popularity grows

Daniel Reyes

October 23, 2016


Filed under Sports

A League of Legends team called Team Fusion competes in Los Angeles in a broadcasted tournament in August. The music started. Lights from every color began to hit the ceiling. Announcers spoke overhead, welcoming the crowd. Read More »...

Men’s soccer falls 2-1 to Providence

Men’s soccer falls 2-1 to Providence

Jack Higgins

October 23, 2016


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer

The Blue Demons (7-6-2) men’s soccer team lost to Providence (9-5-0) 2-1 Saturday. Read More »...

Report: Notre Dame will be first opponent in new DePaul arena

Report: Notre Dame will be first opponent in new DePaul arena

Ben Gartland

October 12, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein reported that Notre Dame will be the first men's basketball opponent when the new DePaul arena opens in fall of 2017. DePaul's first game in its new downtown arena will be against Notre Dame, per sources. Here's more @FanRagSports: https://t.co/SQ8rfjjivP — Jon Rothstei...

DePaul men’s basketball picked to finish last in the Big East

DePaul men’s basketball picked to finish last in the Big East

Ben Gartland

October 11, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, News, Sports

DePaul men's basketball does not have high expectations from the Big East coaches for 2016-17 as the Blue Demons were picked to finish tenth in the Big East. The rankings were released at Big East media day in New York on Tuesday morning. Also revealed at Big East media day was that senior guard Bill...

DePaul, Creighton earn top Big East women’s basketball honors

DePaul, Creighton earn top Big East women’s basketball honors

Ben Gartland

October 11, 2016


Filed under Basketball, News, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul women's basketball appeared on the top of the preseason Big East women's basketball poll for the third straight year, but this year there was a twist: Creighton was also picked to finish in first place. Both teams received the same amount of first place votes amongst the Big East coache...

DePaul men’s basketball gets commit from Jaylen Butz

DePaul men’s basketball gets commit from Jaylen Butz

Ben Gartland

October 6, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The 2016-17 men's basketball season is still about a month from opening, but the Blue Demons already are filling out the roster for 2017-18. DePaul got their latest commitment on Thursday when Jaylen Butz verbally committed to the Blue Demons. "When I went on my visit, the coaches and the players...

Mart’e Grays to miss 2016-17 DePaul women’s basketball season

Mart’e Grays to miss 2016-17 DePaul women’s basketball season

Ben Gartland

October 4, 2016


Filed under News

  DePaul Athletics announced on Tuesday that junior forward Mart'e Grays will miss the upcoming women's basketball season with a torn achilles. “Losing players to injury is one of the only bad aspects of coaching,” head coach Doug Bruno said in the press release. “All of us in the...

Tips for your ideal Allstate Arena experience

Tips for your ideal Allstate Arena experience

Ben Gartland and Jack Higgins

October 4, 2016


Filed under Sports

Northwestern basketball will play at Allstate Arena in 2017-18, so we came up with some tips. Read More »...

“Pitch” delivers realistic female baseball drama

“Pitch” delivers realistic female baseball drama

Ben Gartland

October 3, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

There’s something extremely satisfying about a piece of fictional sports media getting sports right. From my perspective, as a person who spends so much time studying and writing about non-fictional sports, it’s impressive when fictional sports media shows authenticity and gets the feeling of...

Anderson becomes young star for volleyball

Anderson becomes young star for volleyball

J Samantha Rivera

October 3, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball, Women's Sports

Freshman volleyball player Claire Anderson already has 47 kills and eight serving aces under her belt this season. She has adjusted seamlessly to the collegiate level. Read More »...

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