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3 Stars Top Ballon D’or Shortlist

At the end of every year, thrills run through the international soccer world as the ceremony for the most prestigious individual award approaches. Last week, FIFA came out with the 23-man list of finalists for the Ballon D’or (European Player of the Year), and the winner will be announced Jan.[Read More…]

by November 5, 2010 0 comments Sports

GU Looks to Advance Past Providence

On Saturday, the Hoyas will finally have a chance to get back on the field and erase the memories of last weekend’s 3-0 loss on the road against Notre Dame, which snapped a nine-game winning streak that had propelled the team to the program’s first Big East title since 1994.[Read More…]

by November 5, 2010 0 comments Sports

Winning Season Out of Reach

Two fourth-quarter touchdowns were too little, too late for the Hoyas. Georgetown (3-6, 2-2 Patriot League) fell 24-19 to Fordham (4-5) in the Blue and Gray’s fifth consecutive defeat. Running back Darryl Whiting was the difference for Fordham, rushing for 251 yards on 38 carries. Whiting scored twice in the[Read More…]

by November 2, 2010 0 comments Sports

Learning a Lesson in the Hardest Way

I love sports, they’re great. And sometimes they can be a lot more important than people give them credit for. But life is about a lot more than sports, and it’s crucial to remember that, in the end, sports are just games. They’re just games. Last week at Notre Dame,[Read More…]

by November 2, 2010 0 comments Sports

GU to Lean on Logan, Secondary

Back on the road this week, Georgetown will have the difficult task of halting a strong Sacred Heart offense that has consistently put points on the board this season. Their experienced offense is led by redshirt seniors quarterback Dale Fink and running back Marcel Archer and junior wide receiver Rich[Read More…]

by October 22, 2010 0 comments Sports

Left Tackle Anchors Improving Line

With last year’s release of the movie “The Blind Side,” Michael Oher accomplished something that had not been done since the invention of football – he brought attention to the offensive line. Fans now have a newfound respect and recognition for the men who protect the quarterback, and for good[Read More…]

by October 22, 2010 0 comments Sports

College Football: Around the League

Lafayette The Lafayette football team (1-5, 0-1) started its season off slowly, losing its first three games by an average of four points. Making matters worse, three of the Leopards’ five losses have come in contests in which they’ve held double-digit leads. This Saturday, Lafayette finally got into the win[Read More…]

by October 19, 2010 0 comments Sports

Late Interception Ends Hope for League Title

This weekend was déjà vu all over again for the Hoyas. A week after a heartbreaking double-overtime loss to Wagner that ended on a pick-six off junior quarterback Scott Darby, Georgetown (3-4, 2-2 Patriot League) fell to Bucknell (1-5, 1-0) 24-21, with the Bison’s winning score coming off another interception,[Read More…]

by October 19, 2010 0 comments Sports

Slumping Teams Collide

The clash on MultiSport Facility this Saturday features two teams that will be looking to turn the tide in their respective seasons. Fortunately for the Hoyas, the Bison are on a winless skid reminiscent of the Blue and Gray’s fruitless season last year, as they have yet to win a[Read More…]

by October 15, 2010 0 comments Sports

Tough Test Awaits Georgetown at MSF

Coming off their first Patriot League loss, the Hoyas (3-2, 2-1 Patriot League) look to bounce back on Saturday afternoon when they take on the Seahawks of Wagner College. The Seahawks, picked to finish fourth in the Preseason NEC Coaches Poll, will arrive in D.C. with a 2-2 record (1-1[Read More…]

by October 8, 2010 0 comments Sports