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MLB Might Be Right to Refuse Replay

Last fall, I wrote an article arguing that the time had come for Major League Baseball to expand its use of video replay to review incorrect calls. I pointed out that umpires had made three painfully obvious incorrect calls during last year’s postseason and that replay easily could have reversed[Read More…]

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GU Snags Fifth With Strong Finish

Hoping to improve on their 10th-place finish in the Gridiron Classic last week, the Georgetown men’s golf team made the trek to Fort Myers, Fla., to take part in the Renaissance Invitational hosted by Xavier University. Competing against a field comprised of several teams in the nation’s top 65, the[Read More…]

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Captain Honors Fallen Hoya’s Memory

A lot has changed over the past year for the Georgetown football program. They have a new offensive coordinator, a new offensive system, and most importantly, a few wins under their belt. But one thing that has not changed is the consistent play of senior linebacker Nick Parrish. On Sept.[Read More…]

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Star QB Leads Powerful Seahawk Offense

Georgetown will attempt to bounce back from last week’s debacle against Colgate and faceoff against another very strong offensive opponent, Wagner. For the second straight week, the Blue and Gray will face a preseason conference player of the year – last week it was Colgate’s Greg Sullivan. This week the[Read More…]

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Idiosyncratic Traditions Give Beautiful Game Its Flair

When a soccer player goes on to his stage to perform, he has to be ready to put on a show. Knowing that millions of eyes are on him, he has only 90 minutes to impress and put on a great act. So the player needs to do more than[Read More…]

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Soccer: Around The Nation

MEN Akron No. 1 Akron (8-0-1, 2-0-0 MAC) continues to dominate opponents and the polls. After defeating Oakland University 5-0 on Oct. 6, the Zips gained all 24 first-place votes in the national rankings. The 2009 NCAA runner-up Zips are led by freshman forward Darren Mattocks, who leads the team[Read More…]

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GU Regains City Bragging Rights

It’s safe to call it a winning streak now. In a road game that couldn’t have been closer to home, the Georgetown men’s soccer team (5-4-1, 1-1 Big East) notched its third consecutive win and its first of the season away from the Hilltop by defeating city rival American University[Read More…]

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Raiders Pound GU In Offensive Slaughter

Georgetown’s Saturday visit to Colgate had all the makings of a classic, the surprising league leader taking on the preseason favorite in its conference opener. In the end the matchup turned out to be a dud, as the Raiders (2-3, 1-0 Patriot League) ran the ball up and down the[Read More…]

by October 5, 2010 0 comments Sports

College Football: Around the League

Bucknell Bucknell’s losing woes continued this past weekend as the Bison dropped to 0-4 after a 21-12 loss to Cornell. Despite giving away four turnovers, The Big Red (1-2) exploited Bucknell’s porous run defense for three touchdowns and 123 rushing yards. On the other side of the ball, the Bison[Read More…]

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Georgetown Teams Combine For Win, Men Take Six Races

The Hoyas kicked off the 2010-2011 swimming and diving season – their first under Head Coach James Holder – with a combined victory at the Potomac Relays at American University on Friday. The relays included 18 events – nine for the men and nine for the women, none of which[Read More…]

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