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Former NFL coach, UD assistant Dennis Green dies at 67

The football world was saddened Friday morning to learn of the sudden, unexpected death of former football coach Dennis Green. ESPN reported Green died of cardiac arrest. The Pennsylvania native began his coaching career as an assistant at Dayton in 1973. He went on to many stops in a career ...

Dayton’s Kyle Davis runs into La Salle’s Cleon Roberts and is called for a charge on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at UD Arena. David Jablonski/Staff

Dayton Flyers’ Kyle Davis: ‘I want to be a better leader’

Four months after the end of his junior season with the Dayton Flyers, Kyle Davis looks different. Davis has less hair for one. He has gone back to the short style he wore as a sophomore, at least for the summer. He has packed on muscle and hopes to play ...

Dayton’s Charles Cooke scores against Duquesne on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016, at UD Arena in Dayton. David Jablonski/Staff

Dayton Flyers Charles Cooke: ‘Summer is about getting better’

Kendall Pollard posted a photo to Instagram on Wednesday of his three fellow seniors — Charles Cooke, Kyle Davis and Scoochie Smith — eating together somewhere in Dayton. “Captains dinner,” Pollard wrote. Pollard, Davis and Smith were captains last season as juniors, along with senior Dyshawn Pierre. Cooke joins the ...

George Washington coach Mike Lonergan talks to his team during a game against Dayton on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at the Smith Center in Washington. David Jablonski/Staff

George Washington coach faces accusation of emotional abuse

George Washington’s Mike Lonergan has established himself as one of the top men’s basketball coaches in the Atlantic 10, with three straight 20-win seasons, but he faces accusations of verbal and emotional abuse of his players, according to a story in the Washington Post on Thursday. A player, who remains ...

Dayton’s Brian Roberts, right, is guarded by Austin Peay’s Derek Wright in a 2006 game at UD Arena. Staff photo by Bill Garlow

Dayton Flyers to play season opener Nov. 11

The Dayton Flyers will open the 2016-17 men’s basketball season against Austin Peay State University on Nov. 11 at UD Arena. The game was confirmed in a letter sent to season-ticket holders this week. According to the letter, there will be 17 home games. Nine of those will be Atlantic ...

Dayton’s Kendall Pollard practices on Thursday, March 17, 2016, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Mo. David Jablonski/Staff

Dayton Flyers forward Kendall Pollard eager to put injuries behind him

Kendall Pollard has the itch. He wants to play basketball. He sees his Dayton Flyers teammates going through workouts this summer and knows he’s close to joining them. The waiting game is the only thing the 6-foot-6 forward Pollard, of Simeon Career Academy in Chicago, has played all spring and ...

Dayton Flyers seniors think about Steve McElvene every day

Two months have passed. In so many ways, though, no time has passed. Steve McElvene died May 12. He remains a Flyer. He’ll always be a Flyer.The Dayton Flyers haven’t decided how they’ll honor McElvene next season. They have more than three months until the season starts to figure out ...

Dayton’s Mascot Rudy tries to pump up the fans against Duquesne at UD arena. PHOTO ERIK SCHELKUN

Flyers find out potential opponents in Wooden Legacy

Dayton Flyers fans found out Wednesday who their team will play in the first round of the DirecTV Wooden Legacy tournament this fall.FLYER NATION: Like our Facebook page to join the conversationNow they know who else coach Archie Miller’s team might play and when.The school announced Thursday the winner of ...

Where does Dayton Flyers senior class rank in A-10?

No one needs a big senior class to win in college basketball. The Dayton Flyers proved that the last two seasons. The Kentucky Wildcats prove it every year.However, a strong senior class can add an extra layer to a memorable season. The fans have gotten to know the players over ...

Dayton’s Scoochie Smith makes a 3-pointer in the first half against Syracuse in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Friday, March 18, 2016, at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. David Jablonski/Staff

Dayton Flyers a No. 8 seed in pre-preseason bracket prediction

It’s impossible to predict the NCAA tournament bracket on March 8, much less July 8, but the bracketologists of the world don’t sleep in the summer.Jerry Palm, of CBS Sports, released what he calls a pre-preseason bracket prediction this week. For what it’s worth — and it’s not worth much ...

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