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Former Georgetown center Patrick Ewing and long-time agent for John Thompson Jr., David Falk, honored the coach with a joint donation.

Ewing, Falk Donate $3.3M to TAC

Patrick Ewing and Falk family contribute to Thompson Athletic Center

August 26, 2014 at 1:50 am 1 comment

Former Hoyas All-American center Patrick Ewing (CAS ’85) and veteran sports agent David Falk, along with his wife, Rhonda, made a joint $3.3 million donation to aid in the construction of the John R. Thompson Jr. Intercollegiate Athletics Center, announced Monday afternoon. Hall of Fame Men’s Basketball Coach John ThompsonRead More

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Reigning Big East Midfielder of the Year, senior Daphne Corboz was a unanimous all-Big East First team selection. Corboz and the women’s soccer team were voted 20th in the NCAA preseason poll. The Hoyas will play their first home game this Friday against NC State.

Soccer | Teams Selected to Preseason Top 25

August 26, 2014 at 1:49 am 0 comments

The men’s soccer team has had six players drafted by Major League Soccer clubs in the last two seasons alone. The women’s team lost just three regular-season games last year. Men’s basketball may capture most Georgetown sports headlines, but two of the most impressive sports programs on the Hilltop lastRead More

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A Georgetown sailing team, representing the United States, fended off Australia and secured the World University Championships.

Hoyas Win International Championship for USA

August 26, 2014 at 1:48 am 0 comments

A Georgetown sailing team composed of junior Nevin Snow, sophomore A.J. Reiter and seniors Alex Post and Katia DaSilva won the 2014 World University Match Racing Championships held in Trentino, Italy, this summer. The event was a part of a series of international competitions known as the World University ChampionshipsRead More

MAJD: Manchester United Losing Prestige

The Sporting Life

August 26, 2014 at 1:47 am 0 comments

When it comes to professional club soccer, the English Premier League is at the pinnacle of depth and competitiveness, with top-flight clubs on par with any other team in the world, and mid-table teams that would rival the best clubs in Europe’s other major leagues. And yet despite this parityRead More

Peak Shines in Summer League

August 26, 2014 at 1:46 am 0 comments

After failing to make the NCAA tournament this past season for the first time since 2009, the Georgetown’s men basketball team is hoping that its talented recruiting class, ranked eighth in the country by ESPN, will help it regain its place among the best teams in the Big East Conference.Read More

IPPOLITO: Last-Minute Fantasy Draft Tips

The Water Cooler

August 26, 2014 at 1:45 am 0 comments

It is finally the time of year for football fans to rejoice, as the upcoming season promises to wipe away the defeats and fantasy mistakes of yesteryear. With the 2014-2015 season fast approaching, many fantasy football enthusiasts are readying their plans for their league drafts. To become a champion inRead More

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I Liked Baseball Before It Was Cool

Sideline Summer

July 26, 2014 at 11:02 pm 0 comments

My father always said that one of his proudest accomplishments is that all three of his daughters know how to score a baseball game. I don’t know where it actually ranks among the monumental moments in his life, but it’s true — my two sisters and I do know howRead More

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A Word of Caution Before the Trade Deadline

Sideline Summer

July 26, 2014 at 10:59 pm 0 comments

The New York Yankees lackluster offense was on full display Tuesday night when they failed to score for 12 innings against Texas Rangers rookie pitcher Nick Martinez. Luckily, earlier that day, the Yankees acquired San Diego Padres third baseman Chase Headley to provide some more offense. Low and behold, HeadleyRead More

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The All-Star Game: A Game for the Fans

Sideline Summer

July 11, 2014 at 1:00 am 0 comments

This past offseason, Robinson Cano signed a 10-year, $240 million contract with the Seattle Mariners, the third largest contract in Major League Baseball history and the largest among all second basemen. The deal, although impressive, broke up the Yankees’ famed All-Star infield duo of Cano and Derek Jeter. But onRead More

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A Midseason Review of Baseball’s Instant Replay System

Sideline Summer

July 11, 2014 at 12:00 am 0 comments

In the top of the eighth inning last Saturday between the Blue Jays and the Athletics, Blue Jay outfielder Melky Cabrera tried to score from first base on Jose Bautista’s double down the left field line, but he was gunned down on the relay throw by shortstop Jed Lowrie. Cabrera,Read More