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GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
Former NFL commissioner and Georgetown Board of Directors Vice Chair Paul Tagliabue (COL ’62) discussed the process of hiring Patrick Ewing (COL ’85) as men’s basketball team head coach.

Q&A: Former NFL Commissioner on JTIII, Ewing

The university fired former men’s basketball team Head Coach John Thompson III March 23, ending his 13 years of leadership. Ten days later, the university hired Patrick Ewing (COL ’85), who helped Georgetown win the 1984 NCAA championship, following a hiring process led by Athletic Director Lee Reed and board[Read More…]

by April 21, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
JULIA ANASTOS/THE HOYA
Georgetown received its second-largest donation in history Tuesday for the athletics leadership program and Multi-Sport Facility.

VIEWPOINT: An Undue Weight on Athletes

In December, Georgetown’s Department of Athletics introduced the Drug Screening and Education Program, a new policy that would screen student-athletes for drugs and alcohol. Under the new program, student-athletes are liable to be subjected to both randomized tests and tests on the basis of reasonable suspicion every day, year-round and[Read More…]

by January 8, 2017 2 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Jimmy McLaughlin

Underneath the helmet and pads of junior wide receiver Jimmy McLaughlin (COL ’18) lies an exemplary student-athlete. The recipient of last season’s Mush Dobofsky Award for Outstanding Student-Athlete, awarded to the football player with the highest grade point average on the team, McLaughlin has found himself one of the busiest[Read More…]

by October 7, 2016 0 comments The Guide
Restore the Balance

Restore the Balance

The historic $50 million donation announced Tuesday is the largest monetary gift in Georgetown’s history to focus on athletics and will be used to renovate Multi-Sport Facility and expand a three-year-old leadership program designed for students engaged in intercollegiate athletics. This donation, in conjunction with the university’s $62 million commitment[Read More…]

by October 9, 2015 3 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
FOOTE: Pedro Martinez Was One of the Greatest Ever

FOOTE: Pedro Martinez Was One of the Greatest Ever

This past weekend, Pedro Martinez was officially inducted into the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame. The fiery, light-hearted righty from the Dominican Republic played for five teams in his career: the Dodgers, the Expos (now the Nationals), the Red Sox, the Mets and the Phillies. Over a 17-year career[Read More…]

by July 31, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
FOOTE: American Soccer is On the Rise

FOOTE: American Soccer is On the Rise

Soccer may just be the next big thing in the United States. You would hardly know it, based on limited media coverage, but United States Soccer arguably just had the best four-week stretch in its history. The ball got rolling with the fall of FIFA, soccer’s governing body. In the[Read More…]

by June 18, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
MAGUIRE: Youth Movement Brings Energy to MLB

MAGUIRE: Youth Movement Brings Energy to MLB

Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa made his major league debut this week. The highly touted rookie managed one hit in his first career game against Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale, homered in his second and through three games was hitting .333. I am not naive enough to believe this[Read More…]

by June 12, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
FOOTE: ESPN is Ruining Sports Journalism

FOOTE: ESPN is Ruining Sports Journalism

If you have ever had even the faintest interest in sports, you have heard of ESPN. ESPN, which originally stood for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, is the go-to outlet for sports media throughout the United States. Since its beginnings, ESPN has adapted to its audience, and as a result[Read More…]

by June 11, 2015 3 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
LANZILLA: Gurley, Gordon Highlight Fantasy Football Rookies

LANZILLA: Gurley, Gordon Highlight Fantasy Football Rookies

Welcome both experienced fantasy players and first-timers! Now, some may say it’s way too early to talk fantasy football, but I have to kindly disagree. It’s never too early to start mulling over who you might want to target in your upcoming draft. I’ll delve in to other pressing fantasy[Read More…]

Clockwise from center: Jacquelyn Eleey, Isaac Copeland, Nick Marrocco, Rob Sgarlata, Dorothy Adomako, Arun Basuljevic

Across Sports, New Faces Offer Hope for Future

Every fall, the newest batch of Hoya student-athletes arrives on the Hilltop, touted as some of the best recruits in the country. As each sport gets underway, coaches and fans are eager to see which Hoyas will stand out from the pack and make immediate contributions to their teams. Several[Read More…]