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SANTAMARIA: Intramurals Provide Stress Relief

SANTAMARIA: Intramurals Provide Stress Relief

In the midst of midterm season, the hardwood courts at Yates echo with the bouncing of basketballs and the chirping of fans. In the frozen tundra of post-winter break blues, Cooper Field at 9 p.m. on any given Wednesday night comes alive with the ripple of the soccer net. It[Read More…]

by December 4, 2015 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
SANTAMARIA: Celtics’ Future Looks Bright Under Stevens

SANTAMARIA: Celtics’ Future Looks Bright Under Stevens

When Brad Stevens left Butler University for the head coaching position for the Boston Celtics after back-to-back appearances in the NCAA national championship game, pundits questioned whether he had enough experience or the coaching fortitude necessary to be succesful at the highest level, let alone for the most winning franchise[Read More…]

by November 20, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
SANTAMARIA: Fans Must Come Out To Verizon

SANTAMARIA: Fans Must Come Out To Verizon

For a national powerhouse with such a rich history, the Georgetown men’s basketball team has a surprisingly low game attendance rate. Over the past three seasons, attendance at Verizon Center has hovered around 9,500 per game, which is only 45 percent of the arena’s 20,500 seats. In comparison, Big East[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
SANTAMARIA: Warriors Improve Further

SANTAMARIA: Warriors Improve Further

He’s sorry. He’s very, very sorry. He’s sorry the Warriors were healthy. He’s sorry they played who was in front of them in the playoffs last season. He’s sorry for all the awards he, and the rest of the team, won. Stephen Curry is so sorry that he’s promising to[Read More…]

by November 6, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
SANTAMARIA: Saunders Impacted Players

SANTAMARIA: Saunders Impacted Players

One thousand victories. A 35-year coaching career. More players coached than one could even count. All the love in the world. Flip Saunders, 60 years old, died Oct. 25 after a nearly three-monthlong battle with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Though it appeared he would remain president of basketball operations and head coach[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
SANTAMARIA: Coach K Leaves After Transforming USA Basketball

SANTAMARIA: Coach K Leaves After Transforming USA Basketball

Perhaps the greatest college basketball coach of all time, Mike Krzyzewski, also known as Coach K, has won five NCAA titles and made 12 Final Four appearances as Head Coach of the Duke Blue Devils men’s basketball team. But that’s far from where his resume ends. In addition to being[Read More…]

by October 23, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
SANTAMARIA: Friends, Fans Rally For Odom

SANTAMARIA: Friends, Fans Rally For Odom

He is more than a two-time NBA champion; he is more than a Sixth Man of the Year winner; he is more than a former Kardashian husband. He is Lamar Odom, and he still is. On Tuesday afternoon, TMZ broke a story. The former Los Angeles Lakers star was found[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
SANTAMARIA: Durant, Smith Caught in Feud

SANTAMARIA: Durant, Smith Caught in Feud

ESPN’s “First Take” is often a shouting match between the infamous Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless, but on the rare occasion that Smith speaks in a serious and offended tone, it certainly lights up the ratings. In the latest incident, superstar NBA forward Kevin Durant called Smith a liar[Read More…]

by October 9, 2015 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top
SANTAMARIA: NCAA Coaches Continue to  Violate Rules

SANTAMARIA: NCAA Coaches Continue to Violate Rules

Roy Williams, Jim Boeheim and now Larry Brown. Three college basketball coaches that are surefire Hall of Fame-ers. Three coaches of championship pedigree that have improved every organization at which they have coached. Brown has even coached in the NBA, winning a championship with the Detroit Pistons in 2004. They[Read More…]

by October 2, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
SANTAMARIA: FIFA Corruption Draws Headlines

SANTAMARIA: FIFA Corruption Draws Headlines

Making a list of corrupt organizations that exploit their workers and the countries in which they operate seems like something that should not be easy in 2015. Yet, it is, and FIFA is at the top of that list. FIFA President Sepp Blatter’s list of cover-ups and scandals goes on[Read More…]

by September 25, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top