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GUERTIN: Affordable Tickets Wanted — and Deserved

GUERTIN: Affordable Tickets Wanted — and Deserved

Every year for Thanksgiving when I was growing up, my family and I would visit my grandparents in Pittsburgh. Some of my grandfather’s favorite stories to share were tales about watching Pittsburgh Pirates games as a kid in the 1930s at Forbes Field. He often recalled the hand-operated scoreboard in[Read More…]

by August 19, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
GUERTIN: Legalize Sports Gambling

GUERTIN: Legalize Sports Gambling

The Super Bowl is an event on par with a national holiday. The Women’s World Cup drew record viewing numbers and captivated the country. Ronda Rousey demolishing Bethe Correia on Saturday made me so amped I could have punched a wall. Big-time sports events like these are awesome to watch[Read More…]

by August 4, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
GUERTIN: NBA Needs Lottery Reform

GUERTIN: NBA Needs Lottery Reform

The audience for NBA Summer League basketball is mostly limited to people whose remotes run out of battery and this guy. However, much of the up-and-coming talent of the NBA is on display, which can provide entertainment for the keen fan. More often than not, Summer League is dominated by[Read More…]

GUERTIN: Sideline Reporters are Outdated

GUERTIN: Sideline Reporters are Outdated

The modern sports broadcast has three noticeable voices: the play-by-play commentator, the color commentator and the ever-present sideline reporter. However, only the first two contribute anything to the viewing of an NBA game. I find sideline reporters to be pointless ornamentation, just like the painted logos on the NBA hardwood[Read More…]

GUERTIN: One-and-done Rule Needs Reform

GUERTIN: One-and-done Rule Needs Reform

The NBA draft is this Thursday, June 25. While there are many highly touted prospects, most of them are young, even by basketball standards. In fact, as many as eight of the likely top 10 picks will be college freshman, projected ahead of veteran players like Wisconsin senior Frank Kaminsky,[Read More…]

by June 23, 2015 2 comments Sports, Sports - Top
GUERTIN: Thibodeau Deserved Better

GUERTIN: Thibodeau Deserved Better

On Thursday, the Bulls fired their coach, Tom Thibodeau. In itself, the firing is nothing surprising. NBA teams, and the professional sports world, treat coaches like fashion trends: numerous and easy to get rid of when you tire of them. Most franchises see frequent coaching turnover. For example, the Sacramento[Read More…]

by June 2, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
FILE PHOTO: CLAIRE SOISSON/THE HOYA
Freshman guard Dorothy Adomako scored a career-high 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in the Hoyas’ loss to Florida.

Women’s Basketball | Young Squad Loses 5 Straight Games

At first glance, the games that the Georgetown women’s basketball team played over the weekend paint a picture of a struggling group. After dropping two games Friday and Saturday, the team is on a five-game losing skid with a 2-6 record overall. However, Georgetown’s close losses to Florida (5-1) 81-73[Read More…]

by December 5, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
MICHELLE LUBERTO FOR THE HOYA
Sophomore diver Jared Cooper-Vespa earned a record-setting score of 300.30 in the first meet of the season against Delaware.

Swimming & Diving | Cooper-Vespa Makes History

Last Saturday, Hoya history was made when sophomore diver Jared Cooper-Vespa set a record in the men’s 3-meter dive during the first meet of the season against the University of Delaware. The team lost the meet 176-117, but Cooper-Vespa’s record-breaking success, which earned a score of 300.30, was the silver[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 0 comments Sports

Cross-Country | Top-10 Finishes At Lehigh

The men’s and women’s cross-country teams both had successful weekends at the Lehigh University Paul Short Run. The women, currently ranked fifth in the nation, finished second in a field of 38 teams, while the men’s team finished sixth in a field of 42. Coming off of the Coast-to-Coast Battle[Read More…]

by October 7, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
FILE PHOTO: MICHELLE XU/ THE HOYA
Senior outside hitter Alex Johnson had 16 kills and 17 digs against the Butler Bulldogs in four sets played during the 3-1 away loss.

Volleyball | Butler Wins 3-1 Dogfight

Heading into Sunday’s match against Butler (9-5, 1-1 Big East), the Georgetown women’s volleyball team (6-10, 0-3 Big East) looked to earn its first conference win of the season and end a six-game skid. The Hoyas were coming off home losses to the Creighton Bluejays (10-6, 3-0 Big East) and[Read More…]

by September 30, 2014 0 comments Sports