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HAMPERS | Higuaín Signing Reinvigorates Chelsea Hopes

HAMPERS | Higuaín Signing Reinvigorates Chelsea Hopes

Gonzalo Higuaín’s reputation in the world of soccer could hardly be more mixed. The enigmatic Argentine striker is famous for his misses on large stages, including a golden chance in front of the goalkeeper at the 2014 World Cup Final that could have brought the most prestigious soccer trophy back[Read More…]

by February 5, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
HAMPERS | Soccer in US Market Shows Encouraging Signs

HAMPERS | Soccer in US Market Shows Encouraging Signs

Despite being the most popular sport across the globe, soccer has seldom enjoyed popularity in the United States. The fall of 2017 brought a potent reminder of the United States’ lag in soccer relative to the rest of the world when the men’s national team failed to qualify for the[Read More…]

by January 25, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top, Uncategorized
HAMPERS | South America’s Biggest Game Marred by Violence

HAMPERS | South America’s Biggest Game Marred by Violence

To say that soccer is popular in Argentina, a nation that boasts two World Cup victories and created a parody religion around its beloved former player Diego Maradona, would be an understatement. The final of this year’s Copa Libertadores, South America’s premier club tournament, features Boca Juniors and River Plate[Read More…]

by November 30, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
HAMPERS | Dortmund Poised to Top German Soccer

HAMPERS | Dortmund Poised to Top German Soccer

For decades, German soccer team Borussia Dortmund has lived in the shadow of its more successful rival in the Bundesliga, Bayern Munich. Bayern Munich is the unquestionable titan of German soccer, having won the Bundesliga, Germany’s top soccer league, 23 times since 1980 and in each of the last six[Read More…]

by November 8, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
HAMPERS | PSG’s Dominance Highlights Wealth Inequalities

HAMPERS | PSG’s Dominance Highlights Wealth Inequalities

When Paris Saint-Germain faced Lyon on Sunday Oct. 7 in France’s top soccer league, Ligue 1, standout 19-year-old forward Kylian Mbappé stole the show with an astonishing four goals in 14 minutes. Mbappé’s performance overshadowed a more significant takeaway from the game: The gap between PSG and every other French[Read More…]

by October 17, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
HAMPERS | Ronaldo’s Fame Unfairly Overshadows Accountability

HAMPERS | Ronaldo’s Fame Unfairly Overshadows Accountability

Cristiano Ronaldo is the most well-known player in the world’s most well-known sport. He has 75 million Twitter followers, more than any other athlete, an estimated net worth of $450 million and an empire of endorsement deals with many of the world’s largest companies. However, the most marketable athlete now[Read More…]

by October 5, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
HAMPERS | Messi Remains in Top Form

HAMPERS | Messi Remains in Top Form

Over a decade ago, Lionel Messi started to receive praise as one of the most talented athletes of all time. At age 20, he was already Football Club Barcelona’s star player. By age 22, he won his first Ballon d’Or — soccer’s most prestigious individual award — before taking it[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
HAMPERS | Fans Should Respect Players’ Retirement From National Teams

HAMPERS | Fans Should Respect Players’ Retirement From National Teams

When France faced Croatia in the World Cup final this July, an estimated 1 billion people — over 13 percent of the world’s population — tuned into the event. This viewership figure dwarfs that of the all-time most-watched American sporting event, Super Bowl XLIX, by a factor of 10 to one.[Read More…]

by September 6, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
Sophomore Jax Van Der Veen scored one of the Hoyas' two goals in their victory over Appalachian State.

FIELD HOCKEY | Georgetown Secures Shutout Victories Against Davidson, Appalachian State

The Georgetown field hockey team (2-0) marked a strong start to its season with a 1-0 win against Davidson (0-1) Friday, Aug. 24 and a 2-0 win over Appalachian State (1-1) last Sunday. In the away contest at Davidson, the Hoyas scored a first-half goal and held on to the[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Sophomore Eduardo Blochtein finished fifth overall at the Big East Tournament with a 54-hole score of 219.

MEN’S GOLF | Hoyas Win 4th Big East Title

Capturing its fourth conference championship in program history, Georgetown University’s men’s golf team finished in first place among nine teams at the Big East Championship in Callawassie Island, S.C., from April 29 to May 1. The victory marked the Hoyas’ second Big East crown in three years: They took first[Read More…]

by May 17, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top