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Funding Cuts Reduce Access for Club Sports Athletes

Funding Cuts Reduce Access for Club Sports Athletes

Multiple Georgetown club sports teams expect obstacles to financial accessibility for students after the Advisory Board for Club Sports saw its funding decreased for the 2019-20 school year. The budget decrease for ABCS, which supervises the overall administration and policies for the 34 club sports on campus, was approved by[Read More…]

IPPOLITO: Shootouts Threaten Hockey’s Integrity

IPPOLITO: Shootouts Threaten Hockey’s Integrity

The fate of the shootout, one of the most exciting and unique features of hockey, is in jeopardy. This week, the general managers of the NHL officially submitted potential modifications to the NHL’s overtime process, and while none of the proposals call for the complete elimination of the shootout, the[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns

NHL Point System Needs Fixing

In the NHL, a team is awarded two points for a regulation, overtime or shootout win. Meanwhile, a team receives zero points for a loss in regulation, but receives one point — the “loser point” — if they lose in overtime or a shootout. Many hockey fans take issue with[Read More…]

by April 3, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

Frozen Four Packs a Punch

After March Madness is over, NCAA fans will go into single-elimination tournament withdrawal. Thankfully, the Frozen Four will take place a few days after the conclusion of the 2014 men’s basketball championship. On April 10, ESPN2 will air some of the most exciting competition collegiate sports has to offer when[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

Regular Season Games Drawing Less Interest

Recently, I’ve been surprised over the lack of outrage that normally-insane Boston sports fans have expressed about Rob Gronkowski’s hesitance to return to action. Considering that it’s just Week 6, I started to wonder if the relatively mild reaction was due to a decline in interest that many fans may have in[Read More…]

by October 11, 2013 0 comments Sports

In Southern Markets, NHL Skating on Thin Ice

If you’re a hockey fan, there is a lot to look forward to this year. For one, you are going to get to see a full 82-game schedule of amazing goals, bloody fights and big hits in the NHL. The Winter Classic, an outdoor game held each year on New[Read More…]

by October 8, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized

Enforcers and Fighting Are Overvalued in Hockey

As even the casual puck fan knows, hockey teams usually carry at least one “enforcer” whose job description is as follows: Try your hardest to beat the living daylights out of an opponent. The question is, why do these guys continually do it, and why do teams place such value[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Sports
CLUB HOCKEY | Hoyas Pull Off ACCHL Repeat

CLUB HOCKEY | Hoyas Pull Off ACCHL Repeat

The Georgetown club hockey team was worried. The team it was set to face in the ACC Hockey League finals, North Carolina State, had overpowered Duke in the semifinals 5-2. Now, the Blue Devils were making mincemeat of the Virginia Cavaliers, whom the Hoyas had struggled to beat the round before. Suddenly,[Read More…]

by April 26, 2013 0 comments Sports
CLUB HOCKEY | Overlooked Team Seeks Recognition Alongside Success

CLUB HOCKEY | Overlooked Team Seeks Recognition Alongside Success

On the ice this morning, there is no sign of the Cavaliers team that had taken Georgetown to overtime in the semifinals the day before. The Blue Devils — a squad that had mightily struggled to even make it to the semis, let alone to this third-place game — are[Read More…]

by April 26, 2013 0 comments Sports

Hockey Still Underrated

This past January, the NHL owners backed off of their harsh demands of the players union, finally ending the NHL lockout just before the midnight deadline. The owners relented because they knew that they could not afford to lock out the playoffs. Why? Because the NHL playoffs are awesome. Of[Read More…]

by April 26, 2013 0 comments Sports