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COMMENTARY | Sgarlata to Blame for Football Team’s Failure

Four years ago, hopes were high on the Hilltop. Rob Sgarlata had just been promoted to head coach from defensive coordinator of the Georgetown football program after former Head Coach Kevin Kelly resigned following a 2-9 season. Sgarlata was a Georgetown football lifer who finished his playing career as one[Read More…]

by December 1, 2017 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top
MCLAUGHLIN: Selfie Incident Shows Shrinking Attention Span

MCLAUGHLIN: Selfie Incident Shows Shrinking Attention Span

For those of you who follow a sports news outlet on social media, it was nearly impossible to miss the viral video of a group of Arizona State University sorority girls at an Arizona Diamondbacks game shamelessly caught on camera snapping dozens of selfies. Aside from the sheer quantity of[Read More…]

by October 6, 2015 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

IPPOLITO: Playoff Expansion Needed in College Football

On Monday, for the first time in its 150-year history, college football crowned a legitimate and undisputable champion. By nearly every account, the freshly instituted college football playoff was a smashing success and there cannot, nor should there be, any dispute that Ohio State is a deserving champion. For years,[Read More…]

by January 16, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

IPPOLITO: New Playoff System Will Improve NCAA Scheduling

How much would I, another person or a university have to pay you to be humiliated and dragged around a football field for three hours? Be honest; everyone has a price. The Bowl Championship Series was a system that used a computer to rank college football teams. Using these rankings,[Read More…]

by September 9, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

NCAA Football Needs Its Own March Madness

Football is highest on the perch when it comes to money and popularity in college athletics. But when it comes to crowning a champion, football has always fallen far below its competitors, namely basketball. March Madness is the perfect blend of youthful optimism and big-time entertainment. It dominates the airwaves[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns

Playoffs an Insufficient Answer for College Football

For years, the powers that be and fans alike have searched for a better system to determine college football’s champion. With the Bowl Championship Series imminently being replaced with playoffs — likely a four- or eight-team system — it is easy to point out all the flaws that are being[Read More…]

by August 27, 2013 0 comments Sports

For Te’o, Armstrong, Deceit Trumps Crime

My father still finds the time to remind me of life lessons. Eat your vegetables. Get your exercise. Do well in school. His favorite saying, though, is a little more profound: “The cover-up is always worse than the crime.” We see this in sports a lot. Just look at Michael[Read More…]

by January 25, 2013 0 comments Sports

College Football Not What It Used to Be

Oh, college football, how I miss you. Yes, I realize the best amateur football players in the nation suited up for yet another season this year. This time, though, it just wasn’t the same. It lacked buzz. The ever-fraudulent national championship game matched up the college football equivalents of the[Read More…]

by January 18, 2013 0 comments Sports
FOOTBALL | Tackles leader McCabe now tops on defense

FOOTBALL | Tackles leader McCabe now tops on defense

It’s usually bad news when a school graduates its conference’s best defensive player. But this season, Georgetown simply reloads. Last year’s Patriot League defensive player of the year and All-American defensive end Andrew Schaetzke (MSB ’12) graduated in May, but in July, senior linebacker Robert McCabe took Schaetzke’s mantle when he was named conference preseason[Read More…]

by August 27, 2012 0 comments Sports
FOOTBALL | 8-3 in 2011, Hoyas need one more leap

FOOTBALL | 8-3 in 2011, Hoyas need one more leap

Last season, the buzz around Georgetown’s football team was about whether they would finish above .500. After last year’s team went 8-3 and finished one game shy of the Patriot League title, the question is not whether theHoyas will notch a winning season, but whether they will finally earn the elusive[Read More…]

by August 27, 2012 0 comments Sports