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Reflections on Clutch Play

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by September 24, 2010 0 comments Sports

The College Experience

I am philosophically opposed to the requirement that basketball players must spend a year in college (or overseas in rare cases) before they can become eligible for the NBA Draft. I find it outrageous that an 18-year-old is old enough to die for his country in Afghanistan, but not old[Read More…]

by September 21, 2010 0 comments Sports

Boise State Deserves Fair Shot

My beef this weeks is with people arguing against Boise State’s No. 3 ranking in the AP polls.Funny thing is, I used to be one of those people.       When I had the idea for this article it was because I had a beef with Boise State being[Read More…]

by September 21, 2010 0 comments Sports

Skid Continues After GU Falls to Ivy League Foes

Another weekend brought another pair of disappointing results for the Georgetown men’s soccer team (2-3-1) as the Hoyas tied the Princeton Tigers (1-3-1) on the road on Friday and lost to the University of Pennsylvania Quakers (5-1) at home on Sunday.   Including two 3-1 losses to New Mexico and[Read More…]

by September 21, 2010 0 comments Sports

Pair of Top-15 Teams Ruin Weekend

The No. 15 Georgetown women’s soccer team (7-2-0, 1-0 Big East) went to the West Coast for the first and only time this season, only to suffer their first two defeats of the 2010 season. The losses came against No. 11 Santa Clara (6-1-2) and No.2. Stanford (6-0-2) but were[Read More…]

by September 21, 2010 0 comments Sports

Change The Wild Card

For fans of a certain age, it is hard to imagine Major League Baseball’s postseason structure has ever deviated from its current format. We can’t remember the time before 1994, when the Eastern and Western Division champions from each league were the only teams to have a chance at the[Read More…]

by September 18, 2010 0 comments Sports

The Elements of Sportical Theory

Last week, during a bit of downtime, I began to think about what it means to be a sports fan. Sports talk show hosts and newspaper columnists often engage in conversations about what it means to be a true fan, but this wasn’t where I was headed. I wanted to[Read More…]

by September 17, 2010 0 comments Sports

Yale Awaits Undefeated GU

At 2-0 (1-0 Patriot League), the Hoyas may be off to their best start in over 10 years, but don’t expect this group to get complacent. Head Coach Kevin Kelly is certainly excited about the Hoyas’ thrilling 28-24 victory over Patriot League powerhouse Lafayette last weekend, but he has his[Read More…]

by September 17, 2010 0 comments Sports, Uncategorized

Hoyas Battle Back, Extend Win Streak to Five Games

This past Tuesday, the Georgetown women’s volleyball team (7-5) traveled to Richmond, Va., to take on Virginia Commonwealth University (1-10). In a thrilling match, the Hoyas defeated VCU in five sets, 3-2 (25-23, 22-25, 22-25, 25-20, 15-9). Led by sophomore middle blocker Lindsay Wise, the Hoyas won the last two[Read More…]

by September 17, 2010 0 comments Sports

GU’s Solid Start Cut Short at Invite After Rain Washes Out Final Day

The Georgetown women’s tennis team started its season on a high note last weekend at the UNC-Wilmington Collegiate Tennis Invitational. The three-day event, presented by RBC Wealth Management, began last Friday at the country club of Landfall’s Cliff Drysdale Center in Wilmington, N.C. The tournament, which included players from UNCW,[Read More…]

by September 17, 2010 0 comments Sports