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SWANSON: Chiefs Burning Through AFC Competition, But Plenty of Season Remains

SWANSON: Chiefs Burning Through AFC Competition, But Plenty of Season Remains

So far this season, the Kansas City Chiefs have played nearly perfect football, which has culminated in a 4-0 start to their season. Led by their sensational second-year quarterback Patrick Mahomes, the Chiefs’ offense has been electric. Currently, the Chiefs share elite company with the Los Angeles Rams; they are[Read More…]

by October 4, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
SWANSON | A Call for Clarity with NFL Rules

SWANSON | A Call for Clarity with NFL Rules

Following the conclusion of the second week of the NFL season, a new rule change and one abrupt retirement has spurred concern about the state of the league. The first issue at stake, the body weight rule, bars a defender from landing on a quarterback with all his body weight.[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CHRISTOVICH | After Hot Start Jets Might Prove Surprise Contenders

CHRISTOVICH | After Hot Start Jets Might Prove Surprise Contenders

In utter disbelief, my roommate and I sat on our couch Monday night contemplating whether everything we knew about football was a lie. We were watching this week’s “Monday Night Football” game between the Detroit Lions and the New York Jets and we could not believe our eyes. Sometime during[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Tom Brady will play in his eighth Super Bowl on February 3rd. He is 5-2 in his previous seven Super Bowl appearances. Brady threw for 4,577 yards, 32 touchdowns and eight interceptions.

SUPER BOWL PREVIEW | Patriots, Eagles Set for Rematch of Super Bowl XXXIX

All 32 NFL teams end their season each year in defeat except for one. One team hoists the Lombardi Trophy up in front of millions. One team hangs a banner that reads: “World Champions.”  One team will earn these awards in Super Bowl LII, a game between the defending champions,[Read More…]

by January 25, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
MCCOY | New Orleans Revival Led by Rookie Saints

MCCOY | New Orleans Revival Led by Rookie Saints

Before the 2017 season, the New Orleans Saints were perceived as a fading team. After winning the franchise’s only Super Bowl in 2010, the Saints kept two key ingredients: quarterback Drew Brees and Head Coach Sean Payton. Together, Brees and Payton formed a prolific offense, consistently one of the league’s[Read More…]

by November 16, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns

Football | Select Hoyas Kneel During National Anthem

As the national anthem played before Georgetown football’s team (3-0, 1-0 Patriot League) Homecoming Day game against the Columbia Lions (0-2), 11 members of the Blue and Gray knelt on one knee. Their move follows the footsteps of San Francisco 49ers’ quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who sparked national discussion when he[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
MAY: Pros Enter Political Arena

MAY: Pros Enter Political Arena

Kevin Johnson played for 12 years in the NBA as a point guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers and Phoenix Suns. He now serves as the mayor of Sacramento and has made the news for one of the wilder political incidents this year. A man unhappy with Johnson’s work as mayor[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
SCHLARP: Rodgers Past His Prime

SCHLARP: Rodgers Past His Prime

Every year, Aaron Rodgers enters the NFL season with MVP expectations to carry his Green Bay Packers into the playoffs. However, this season has not started the way Rodgers and Green Bay nation wanted. Rodgers, who entered the league in 2005, has certainly compiled an impressive resume. While continually finding[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
IPPOLITO: NFL Teams Exploit Hiring Rules

IPPOLITO: NFL Teams Exploit Hiring Rules

It only took eight days from the kickoff of the NFL’s regular season for the league to see its first coaching casualty: Greg Roman, the Buffalo Bills’ offensive coordinator. Head Coach Rex Ryan has since promoted running backs coach Anthony Lynn to take Roman’s place. While this is notable for[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
MCLAUGHLIGH: Belichick Harnesses Quarterbacks’ Maximum Talent

MCLAUGHLIGH: Belichick Harnesses Quarterbacks’ Maximum Talent

For as painful the Deflategate drama was to endure for eighteen months, it’s hard to fault Tom Brady for contesting the NFL’s decision as long as he did. At 39, it’s worth fighting tooth and nail for every last healthy game left in the tank, and sure, a second cheating[Read More…]

by September 23, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top