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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…]

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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…]

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Joga Bonito: The Beautiful Game Needs a Makeover

You can have the top stars to bring the attention. You can have the best stadium. You can have the best facilities. You can have the most beautiful project in terms of marketing and all this kind of thing. But if you don’t win … All the work these people[Read More…]

by September 17, 2010 0 comments Sports

Georgetown Takes First Step In Defense of Conference Title

Georgetown’s quest to defend last year’s Big East Championship got off to a solid start last weekend as the men’s golf team placed third in their opening tournament, the 17th annual Navy Golf Classic in Annapolis, Md. Weather clearly affected the field’s performance throughout the two-day, 36-hole event. Round one[Read More…]

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Junior Overcomes Late Summer Injury to Spark No. 15 Lady Hoyas

The women’s soccer team headed to the West Coast on Wednesday to prepare for this weekend’s games against top-10 teams Santa Clara and Stanford. The Hoyas possess a sparkling 7-0 record thanks to the top offense in the country and a stingy defense that has recorded five shutouts and has[Read More…]

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MLB Needs Restructuring

I’m just going to put this out there right now: If you’re not a Red Sox fan like me, you’re probably not going to agree with what you’re about to read. And you’re probably not going to believe that my being a Red Sox fan doesn’t have all that much[Read More…]

by September 14, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas 2-0 for First Time Since 1999

An opportunistic offense and a red zone defense with a penchant for forcing timely turnovers has Georgetown off to its best start in over a decade. The Hoyas forced three second-half turnovers deep in their own territory to overcome a 10-point halftime deficit and defeated Lafayette 28-24 for the Blue[Read More…]

by September 14, 2010 0 comments Sports

Lessons in Little League

When you are hanging around the house at the end of the summer, pouring over your school supplies lists and making sure you have enough marble notebooks and colored pencils, or even if you’re out to dinner on vacation with your family in late August, the Little League World Series[Read More…]

by September 14, 2010 0 comments Sports