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The Good Remains in Sports

Sports have had a lackluster shine recently. In the past 12 months we’ve seen Tiger Woods’ armor reduced to rubble as the seedy underbelly of his personal life surfaced. NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year Brian Cushing was given a four-game suspension next year for failing a drug test, and[Read More…]

by May 21, 2010 0 comments Opinion

GU Trails Rest of the Best Due to Lack of Legitimate Practice Space

There’s a small arms race going on in college basketball, and Georgetown is falling behind. Look at the Big East and you’ll find campuses with a fresh new building being opened or at least bulldozers in place. Syracuse, Villanova and West Virginia – what do they all have in common?[Read More…]

by April 30, 2010 0 comments Sports

A Relationship Built on Trust

It was early April 2006 when Austin Freeman, then a junior at DeMatha High School in Hyattsville, Md., picked up his phone to send some encouragement – and a little bit of advice – to his longtime friend Chris Wright. Just days earlier, Wright, a junior guard at D.C.’s St.[Read More…]

by April 26, 2010 0 comments Sports

Lacrosse Movement Picks Up Steam Across Country

It’s been a big month for the sport of lacrosse. When the Big City Classic opened New Meadowlands Stadium on April 10, 26,710 people witnessed No. 1 Virginia take on No. 2 North Carolina and No. 3 Syracuse versus No. 4 Princeton. It was a couple of mega-matchups in a[Read More…]

by April 23, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Lacrosse Movement Picks Up Steam Across Country

It’s been a big month for the sport of lacrosse. When the Big City Classic opened New Meadowlands Stadium on April 10, 26,710 people witnessed No. 1 Virginia take on No. 2 North Carolina and No. 3 Syracuse versus No. 4 Princeton. It was a couple of mega-matchups in a[Read More…]

by April 23, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Life After Greg: Focus Shifts to Little Three

Georgetown’s Big Three has transformed into the Dynamic Duo and Company, following the departure of Greg Monroe to the draft, and speculation about next season can finally begin. No, the Hoyas will not be one of the preseason favorites for the national title, and they will probably be projected as[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 0 comments Sports
Monroe Announces He Will Declare for Draft

Monroe Announces He Will Declare for Draft

After weeks of speculation, Georgetown has announced sophomore center Greg Monroe has decided to forgo his final two years of college and enter the NBA draft, according to a press release. Monroe plans to sign with an agent. Monroe, who was named a first team all-Big East selection and a[Read More…]

by April 17, 2010 0 comments Sports

New AD Reed Faces Same Old Challenges

It took nearly 11 months, during which Senior Vice President for Strategic Development Daniel Porterfield valiantly doubled up as interim athletic director, but Georgetown has finally found its man in Lee Reed. After getting burned by former Athletic Director Bernard Muir, who left for Delaware at first chance, Georgetown wanted[Read More…]

by April 15, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Misunderstood Huggins Right at Home at WVU

It was painful to watch as Da’Sean Butler writhed on the floor at Lucas Oil Stadium. A great player, and by many accounts an even better person, was in a fit of hysterics on the court, clenching his knee. As Bob Huggins walked over, his first reaction was that of[Read More…]

by April 9, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

NBA Might Be Monroe’s Best Bet

Following Georgetown’s ignominious exit in the first round of the NCAA tournament, the question that had been left unasked all season came to the fore. Was that Greg Monroe’s last game as a Georgetown Hoya? “No . it wasn’t,” was Monroe’s response. Minutes later Head Coach John Thompson III offered[Read More…]

by March 25, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized