Sports

CHRISTOVICH|Injuries Plague Chicago, Cubs Epitomize World Series Hangover

July 20, 2017 at 11:59 am 0 comments

Admit it: You are hooked. This season, Major League Baseball has provided fans with the most thrilling players, the strangest games and the most unpredictable outcomes. But despite all this excitement, there still exists one universally disappointing question this season: What in the world happened to the Chicago Cubs? TheRead More

SANTAMARIA: Chris Paul Deal Should Raise No Concern

June 27, 2017 at 10:37 am 0 comments

Simply existing with a perennial playoff team and hoping that next season will be the big break is no longer enough for the Golden State Warriors. With a loaded, dominating team, they have turned the notion of luck into a farce. In a league that is now plagued by ColdRead More

McALEER: Georgetown Should Eye New Recruiting Strategy

June 25, 2017 at 10:30 am 0 comments

Last week’s NBA draft set a record for the most freshmen selected in the first round, continuing a trend that has been a direct result of the league’s mandating that all prospects be at least 19 years old during the calendar year of the draft to be selected. This rulingRead More

CHRISTOVICH: Judge Can Bring Baseball Back

June 24, 2017 at 10:26 am 0 comments

If you follow baseball in any capacity, you most likely wake up every morning to headlines sporting names like Aaron Judge, Cody Bellinger, Clayton Kershaw and Chris Sale. You often read about how rookie sluggers from the two coasts are reinvigorating baseball in a way that perhaps even “The GreatRead More

McALEER: Winning Locally Remains Key for Men’s Basketball To Return to National Stage

June 16, 2017 at 10:00 pm 0 comments

With the NBA draft less than two weeks away, many believe that the number one overall pick will be sophomore guard Markelle Fultz, who played one season with the University of Washington after graduating from Maryland basketball powerhouse DeMatha Catholic High School. NBA executives and fans alike have gushed aboutRead More

ROSSON|Celtics Boast Bright Future Despite Loss in Playoffs

June 16, 2017 at 8:52 pm 0 comments

I was going to avoid talking about the Golden State Warriors. The relentless coverage of the NBA’s best team is exhausting, especially amid its third straight NBA finals matchup against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. I had a vision for an NBA column that analyzes the offseasons of theRead More

SANTAMARIA: The NHL and NBA Stand at Crossroads

June 14, 2017 at 9:41 pm 0 comments

Fewer than 4,500 people have successfully climbed the 29,029 feet to reach the summit of Mount Everest. Even those who have scaled the peak multiple times face challenges, tribulations and misfortunes. It is undeniably one of the hardest tasks in the world. Winning a professional sports championship might be evenRead More

CHRISTOVICH: Congressmen Play Baseball Thursday Despite Tragedy in Alexandria

June 14, 2017 at 9:22 pm 2 comments

I woke up this morning to the news that there had been a shooting in Alexandria, Va., a community less than 30 minutes away from my home in Georgetown, Washington, D.C. News outlets reported that the shooter had opened fire at an early morning practice for Thursday’s congressional baseball game,Read More

Auerbach: Finding Unity in Dedication

Auerbach: Finding Unity in Dedication

May 19, 2017 at 3:12 am 0 comments

Many things have changed during my time at Georgetown: friends, classes, professors, living arrangements, jobs, internships — the list goes on. However, one thing in my life has been constant throughout my entire Georgetown experience: being a part of The Hoya, and specifically, a member of The Hoya’s sports section.Read More

Softball | GU Finishes 8th in Conference, 3rd Straight Losing Season

May 19, 2017 at 2:58 am 0 comments

After a series of losses against Big East foe Butler, the Georgetown women’s softball team (11-36, 4-16 Big East) has ended its season on a 15-game losing streak. In a season marked by close losses due to an inability to convert hits into runs, the Hoyas finished last in aRead More