The Dapper Dan Charities have annually honored outstanding Pittsburgh sports figures since 1936. Two Dukes, men's basketball player Sam Ashaolu and women's basketball head coach Suzie McConnell-Serio, are nominated in two 2009 Dapper Dan categories. Everyone can vote!
January 11, 2010
Sam Ashaolu, the Toronto, Ontario basketball player who never got a chance to play a game on the Bluff as a result of the September 2006 shootings, filed suit on Tuesday against Duquesne and those individuals found guilty of this crime. The lawsuit accuses the school of negligence that led to the shooting.
September 10, 2008
Here is the long overdue newstand. Highlights: a recruit commits as the spring signing period gets underway while DU remains in the running for a state's player of the year, the Dukes will play exhibition games in Canada over Labor Day weekend, Sam Ashaolu cleared to play, Kieron Achara is coming back, new women's coach to be announced soon, DU bidding for NCAA games ... (Nice to be back.)
April 10, 2007
Today's newstand is highlighted by the Dukes' buzzer-beating win Friday, the Trib's recruiting update, Princeton's Meagan Cowher, daughter of the Steelers' coach, helps defeat DU, ... and info from Saturday afternoon's CBS feature on Sam Ashaolu and the Dukes' recovery.
December 23, 2006
Last weekend, Sam Ashaolu was back in Toronto for the Sam Ashaolu charity basketball tournament. Tomorrow, Saturday, December 23rd, at about 2:45 p.m. ET, CBS will broadcast a feature story on Sam's recovery from the September shooting during the halftime break of the Boston College - Kansas game.
December 22, 2006