Why the Cavs’ future depends on these NBA Finals…
By Allie Burger It’s now…or maybe not for a long time for the Cleveland Cavaliers if they don’t win the 2017 NBA Finals. Here’s a breakdown of all the moving parts in their organization that could be affected if they lose. Photo at top: The Cleveland Cavaliers are tied for the oldest team in the […]
Is UConn good for women’s college basketball?
By Allie Burger The history of the DePaul’s women’s basketball program can be summed up in a walk down a wide hallway on the second floor of McGrath-Phillips Arena. The corridor, linking the offices of longtime coach Doug Bruno to his assistants, is a testament to the success of one of America’s premiere college programs. […]
Former NFL player hopes his technology will decrease concussion rates
By Allie Burger Reporting from Houston The Super Bowl has come and gone. Fans have left Houston and Twitter has trended toward in-season sports. But for players, the physical effects of that game along with the cumulative contact leading up to it, will continue to be felt by the Patriots and Falcons who took over […]
In Houston Super Bowl LI merchandise in high demand, short supply
By Allie Burger Reporting from Houston One day after Super Bowl LI, fans wanted to wear their team spirit on their sleeves…. and their shirts, as well their hats and even their pants. But that proved difficult, even impossible for some, at the NFL shop in Houston. Fans waited for over an hour in line […]
Kaitlyn Williams sparks Loyola’s offense with 3-point shot
By Allie Burger Kaitlyn Williams wanted McDonald’s. At 8 years old, she was afraid to shoot the ball and made a deal with her parents that a few games into her first season, she would finally take a shot in exchange for a Happy Meal. She found herself lined up for a corner three, chucked […]
Women’s basketball community comes together to support loss of Northwestern player
By Allie Burger Shock and sadness continue to radiate through the Chicago women’s basketball community following the suicide of Northwestern sophomore Jordan Hankins. As Northwestern continues to deal with the aftermath of Hankins’ Jan. 9 death, the effects of the tragedy have also extended to surrounding women’s programs.