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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
SCHLARP: Going for Two Is More Beneficial

SCHLARP: Going for Two Is More Beneficial

All NFL fans in the past decade would agree that you shouldn’t model your organization off the Oakland Raiders. However, the Raiders may finally be doing something right despite their recent futility, and other NFL teams should take note. In week one, intrepid head coach Jack Del Rio coached the[Read More…]

by September 20, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
IPPOLITO: Briles Embodies Irresponsibility

IPPOLITO: Briles Embodies Irresponsibility

In one of his more famous quips during his tenure as head coach of the New York Jets, Herm Edwards deadpanned a reporter by informing him, “You play to win the game. You don’t play to just play it.” For many coaches, that pressure is all too real — they[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
AUERBACH: Tis the Season for Fantasy Football

AUERBACH: Tis the Season for Fantasy Football

Well, it’s that time of year again. As the preseason draws to a close and the first day of regular season play looms closer and closer, more and more NFL fans engage in one of the fan base’s most popular phenomena: fantasy football. Millions of people play fantasy football year[Read More…]

by August 26, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
AUERBACH: PEDs Distort NFL Players’ Role Model Status

AUERBACH: PEDs Distort NFL Players’ Role Model Status

The NFL offseason has seen a repeated uptick in the number of drug-related suspensions and investigations, ranging from Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell’s appeal to his four-game suspension to Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus’ failure to show up for his drug tests. Unsurprisingly, another chapter is being added[Read More…]

by August 19, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top