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The 'For once, it's about the name on the back of the jersey' quiz

The XFL may have died an unceremonial death after only one season, but its legacy lives on in 2017 with MLB's Players Weekend:MLB and the MLB Players Association announced jointly on Wednesday that Players Weekend will be a player-focused field festival of sorts, different than anything seen before at the top rung of the sport. In addition to nicknames on the backs of jerseys made...
August 10, 2017  |  Discuss

The 'Babe goes out with a bang' quiz

Babe Ruth's last season in baseball was completely forgettable. With his skills diminishing, the Yankees legend was nearing the end of his playing days and wanted to transition into becoming a manager. The problem was that there weren't a whole lot of managerial openings available, and owners were hesitant to hand the keys to their team over to the Babe. Enter Boston Braves owner...
July 05, 2017  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name the MLB Hall of Fame greats based on their Cooperstown Nicknames

Many great MLB players have been given nicknames by either the fans or their teammates. Can you identify these fifty famous Hall of Fame inductees by their nicknames?
June 29, 2016  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name the players with the most home runs against every MLB franchise

Can you name the top five players who have hit the most home runs against every MLB franchise? Clue: Franchise - # of home runs - opposing player's team.
March 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Duquesne men’s basketball team gets stuck on PA Turnpike

The great blizzard of 2016 has forced all sorts of postponements this weekend in the sports world. It has also caused a number of college sports teams to be stuck on roads. Such has been the case with the Duquesne University men’s basketball team, stuck on the Pennsylvania Turnpike since 9 p.m. last night. The team was attempting to return to its campus in Pittsburgh after a...
Via The Comeback
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Duquesne men's basketball team stranded on bus after road win

Micah Mason scored 23 points to lead Duquesne to an 86-75 win Friday over George Mason in a men's basketball game in Fairfax, Va.The team celebrated coach Jim Ferry's 300th victory, but that's when the real work began for the Dukes.They boarded a bus and headed for home but haven't made it yet, getting caught up in the moster storm pounding the mid-Atlantic states this weekend.The...
Via FOX Sports
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Duquesne’s TySean Powell destroys defender in Ireland

Everyone say a prayer for a defender of the Irish team Neptune Basketball Club. The Duquesne Dukes are one of many teams who are participating in exhibition games overseas this summer to prepare for the upcoming season and they were able to get a huge 100-54 win over the Irish club. For 6-foot-6 forward TySean Powell, the game was an opportunity to throw down a huge poster dunk...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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