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FEATURE | Men’s Basketball Donates Gear To Hurricane Victims

This past Wednesday, Georgetown students and faculty gathered at the annual Mass of the Holy Spirit, praying for and remembering those affected by the destruction in Houston caused by Hurricane Harvey over the last week. Thoughts and prayers are not everything being sent from the Hilltop to Houston, however, as[Read More…]

by September 1, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

ROSSON | Kyrie Irving’s Trade Request Stuns NBA

The NBA continues to dominate sports headlines, even in the middle of its offseason. After a flurry of stars moving via trade and free agency, it is ironic that the biggest news of the summer was just a trade request. However, it was hardly just a trade request – it[Read More…]

by August 14, 2017 2 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

SANTAMARIA |Tottenham Rises in Premier League Predictions

While the soccer world loses its mind over Neymar’s move to Paris Saint-Germain and FC Barcelona’s subsequent scramble to replace him, the most competitive league in the game opens its season Friday. Some of the world’s top teams may reside outside England, but the Premier League is still the sport’s[Read More…]

by August 12, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

CHRISTOVICH | MLB Must Capitalize On Little League To Encourage Young Fans

Looks like Aaron Judge has got some company. From Bryce Harpers’ 150th home run and Giancarlo Stanton’s dinger against ace Max Scherzer to Andrew McCutchen’s diving catch in center field, this week was packed with incredible highlights. Perhaps the greatest baseball highlight came not from the professional stage, however, but[Read More…]

CHRISTOVICH |Kershaw Plagues Dodgers With Disappointing Postseason Performances

If only Vin Scully had stayed one more year. Results of Monday’s trade deadline reinforced the already strong possibility that the Los Angeles Dodgers could finally make it to the World Series. The Dodgers snagged one of the most coveted players on the market, right-handed pitcher Yu Darvish, from the[Read More…]

CHRISTOVICH| Pitchers Dominate the MLB Trade

It is only right that the week leading up to the MLB trade deadline should coincide with Discovery Channel’s “Shark Week.” This season’s trade scramble is shaping up to be one of the wildest events in recent years — but, this time, the blood in the water is seeping from[Read More…]

SANTAMARIA|Champions League Loan System Prevails as Bright Option for NBA

After a meteoric World Cup in 2014, pundits and fans alike thought midfielder James Rodriguez’s rise would continue, especially after he left then-middling AS Monaco for superpower Real Madrid. It seemed like the perfect fit, and no one expected him to leave — as he recently did — on a[Read More…]

by July 26, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

McALEER|The NBA Epitomizes 24/7 Fandom

The NFL never fails to captivate its fans. The league, which has long dominated both popular discussion and television ratings in the United States, has always been effective in maintaining an endless stream of news during the offseason, by spacing out the lead-up to its draft, free agency and training[Read More…]

by July 25, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

ROSSON| NBA Free Agency Boasts Winners and Losers

The first two weeks of NBA free agency are over, with most of the big names off of the market. Since we have reached the lull in the offseason when fans start placing way too much importance on meaningless summer league games, now is a good time to look back[Read More…]

by July 25, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

CHRISTOVICH|Injuries Plague Chicago, Cubs Epitomize World Series Hangover

Admit it: You are hooked. This season, Major League Baseball has provided fans with the most thrilling players, the strangest games and the most unpredictable outcomes. But despite all this excitement, there still exists one universally disappointing question this season: What in the world happened to the Chicago Cubs? The[Read More…]