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RAMLOW | Baseball: Not More Than a Game

RAMLOW | Baseball: Not More Than a Game

I have walked along the red brick path that connects Red Square to Georgetown’s front gates thousands of times. Sometimes I walk through quickly, caught up in my daily cares, trying to get to my next class or heading to a friend’s place on Magis Row. Other times, when I[Read More…]

by November 10, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
RAMLOW | Franchises Should Focus on Long-Term Improvements

RAMLOW | Franchises Should Focus on Long-Term Improvements

In 1912, a young man named Omar Bradley played on the same football team as another young man named Dwight Eisenhower at the U.S. Military Academy. Both were superb athletes, and both went on to become generals and American war heroes in World War II. Brad and Ike’s class at[Read More…]

by October 13, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

RAMLOW | Thunder Pose Real Threat to Warriors

In the past, I have publicly lamented recent trends in the NBA. I argued that the “super-team” that the Golden State Warriors built by signing Kevin Durant in 2016 made the league look less competitive and more boring than ever before. And the addition of Durant to an already record-breaking[Read More…]

by September 29, 2017 1 comment Sports, Sports Columns
RAMLOW | Baseball Should Shorten Season

RAMLOW | Baseball Should Shorten Season

Among my roommates, I am known as the baseball fan. Each of us is passionate about at least one sport, from football to basketball to Jiu-Jitsu, and I am the baseball guy. I say this to boost my credibility before making an argument that causes many baseball fans to cry foul.[Read More…]

by September 15, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
RAMLOW: Spring Inspires Hype

RAMLOW: Spring Inspires Hype

The spring season marks a period of rebirth. As the warm weather signifies the end of winter, it brings to us cherry blossoms, tulips and green grass. Similarly in sports, spring signals the end of the college basketball season and the start of a new baseball season in the form[Read More…]

by April 4, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
RAMLOW: Programs Scout New Leadership

RAMLOW: Programs Scout New Leadership

March means madness in college hoops. It also means that some head coaches are on the chopping block. Indiana University’s Tom Crean and North Carolina State University’s Mark Gottfried have already been fired, with more big names likely to come. For historic powerhouses that have recently fallen by the wayside,[Read More…]

by March 21, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Ramlow: Young Stars Must Restore Excitement

Ramlow: Young Stars Must Restore Excitement

On Feb. 11, Kevin Durant made his highly anticipated return to Oklahoma City as a member of the Golden State Warriors. The superstar did not receive a warm welcome; the OKC crowd booed him loudly when the starting lineups were announced and whenever he touched the ball during the game.[Read More…]

by February 21, 2017 1 comment Uncategorized
RAMLOW: Gonzaga Deserves Number One Ranking

RAMLOW: Gonzaga Deserves Number One Ranking

Last week’s Associated Press NCAA men’s college basketball poll ranked Gonzaga University as the No.1 team in the nation. Yet, despite being the only undefeated team in the Top 25, Gonzaga did not receive the entirety of the first-place votes. Inexplicably, the writers were split between Gonzaga, Baylor, Kansas and[Read More…]

by February 7, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

RAMLOW: Hill Overcomes Challenges On and Off the Field

“It’s a mess.” That is how Rich Hill described his life over the past 12 years. However, mess is not quite the word that comes to mind to those who watched Hill pitch Oct. 18 against the now-World Series champion Chicago Cubs in the 2016 National League Champion Series. A[Read More…]

by January 24, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
RAMLOW: Rodriguez’s Legacy Remains Tarnished

RAMLOW: Rodriguez’s Legacy Remains Tarnished

In the past few years, several baseball icons have retired, among them a group of New York Yankees that defined a generation of Major League Baseball. Now, another iconic figure — Alex Rodriguez — has left the game behind. But where Mariano Rivera and Derek Jeter went out with standing ovations around[Read More…]

by August 9, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top