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During a strong performance that caught national attention, senior center Bradley Hayes records two of his career-high 21 points.

COMMENTARY | Small Lineup Lifts Hoyas over Orange

A furious rally almost erased a 21-point lead for the Georgetown men’s basketball team (4-3) against Syracuse (6-2). At the game’s end, the Jim Boeheim-less Orange instituted a full-court press, trapping the Hoyas and forcing four turnovers in the final two minutes of game time. “They were moving fast. They[Read More…]

by December 8, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
IRAJ: Passionate Fans Drive Recent Rise of MLS

IRAJ: Passionate Fans Drive Recent Rise of MLS

This past Sunday, I witnessed some of the purest passion for sports in New York and possibly in the nation. As I have done many times before, I took two trains and walked 20 minutes before I got to Red Bull Arena. This time was for the second leg of[Read More…]

by December 4, 2015 2 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Student activists, including author Zoe Dobkin (SFS '16), back left, carry a mattress during October's Carry the Weight event, a day of sexual assault awareness at college campuses across the country.

I Stand With Willa, I Stand With Survivors

In the spring of 2013, Willa Murphy was violently raped by a fellow Georgetown student. It was such a traumatic experience that it took over a year after her rape before she was able to tell anyone, not uncommon for survivors. It was only in June 2014, after she had[Read More…]

The Hoya Breaks Down the 2015 NBA Draft

As the 2015 NBA Draft rapidly approaches, 30 NBA teams are preparing to choose which players they will select to improve their futures. The Hoya’s sports writers have broken down the most intriguing prospects that are in the draft class, and all the information you need to follow tonight’s picks. Towns,[Read More…]

by June 25, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Uncategorized
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Latvian forward Kristaps Porzingis is expected to be selected in the top-ten picks of the NBA Draft.

COMMENTARY | NBA Draft Includes Trio of Elite International Prospects

Georgetown has a love affair with just about anything international. It includes a world-class School of Foreign Service. Study abroad is at the heart of the college experience for many students. The beloved mascot is an English Bulldog. So the 2015 NBA Draft, with its strong foreign contingent, should be[Read More…]

by June 25, 2015 0 comments Sports, Uncategorized
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Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky is one of the most interesting prospects in the NBA Draft.

COMMENTARY | NBA Draft Holds Bevy of Intriguing Prospects

In the NBA Draft, much of the attention is focused on the projected top picks. Many of the league’s current stars, including LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Anthony Davis, DeMarcus Cousins and Chris Paul were drafted in the top five of the draft. Indeed, teams are most likely to find superstars[Read More…]

by June 25, 2015 0 comments Sports

NBA Finals Presents Fascinating Matchup

In the 2015 NBA Finals, two of the league’s best teams, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors, will face off. In addition, two of the sport’s most prominent stars, Golden State’s Stephen Curry and Cleveland’s LeBron James, will attempt to lead their respective teams to championships. As the[Read More…]

by June 4, 2015 0 comments Sports

COMMENTARY | Warriors’ Spectacular Rise Reaches Climax in NBA Finals

After the Golden State Warriors defeated the Houston Rockets to clinch a spot in the NBA Finals, Bay Area media reported that the Warriors players were hardly celebrating. No champagne bottles were popped, no cheers erupted behind closed doors; instead, players sat around the locker room, looking at their phones[Read More…]

by June 4, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Commentary | DC Ready for All-Star Game

Commentary | DC Ready for All-Star Game

The Midsummer Classic is finally headed to Washington, D.C. The 2018 MLB All-Star Game, officially awarded to Nationals Park on Monday, will be held in a stadium that will celebrate its 10th anniversary and hosted by a club that will be in its 13th year in MLB. In that 13-year[Read More…]

by April 10, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Commentary | Sights and Sounds of Opening Day

Commentary | Sights and Sounds of Opening Day

The beginning of a new season is an important event in any major professional sport. Every season opener is greeted with widespread excitement and anticipation. In Major League Baseball, however, the day of the first game isn’t just another season opener. It’s Opening Day, a magical day of possibility and[Read More…]

by April 9, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Uncategorized