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RAMLOW: Stat Sheet Belies Team Success

RAMLOW: Stat Sheet Belies Team Success

I love watching SportsCenter’s Top 10 on ESPN. I love playing Fantasy Sports, from football to basketball to baseball. But I think there is a real tendency, an unfortunate one, to conflate fantasy stud-liness or highlight reels with helping your team win. At the end of the day, the only[Read More…]

by April 12, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
RAMLOW: NBA Style Meets NCAA Trends

RAMLOW: NBA Style Meets NCAA Trends

The NCAA men’s college basketball field is as wide open as it has been in years. In fact, the parity of the top 64 teams — those who will make the first bracket in the NCAA tournament — is a historic anomaly. There have been six teams to hold the[Read More…]

by February 29, 2016 0 comments Sports
IPPOLITO: Strict NBA Rules Boost Team Stats

IPPOLITO: Strict NBA Rules Boost Team Stats

For all of the statistical and data innovations in basketball that prompted unique lineups, more scoring opportunities and more fluid pacing, the game still feels harder — or at least more frustrating — to watch. In large part, this sentiment exists because officiating and what constitutes a foul have evolved[Read More…]

by February 26, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
BARTON: How Social Media Impacts All-Star Roster

BARTON: How Social Media Impacts All-Star Roster

In a world dominated by Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, the NBA became the latest organization to hop on the trend. The All-Star game is played to honor the players whose performances are deemed the best in the league. In a new social media initiative, the NBA now allows fans[Read More…]

by January 26, 2016 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top
IPPOLITO: Duncan Highlights Generation

IPPOLITO: Duncan Highlights Generation

For nearly two decades, Lakers guard Kobe Bryant has been known as a competitor, an agitator and a winner. But now, with the end of his career looming, fans are seeing something else. Bryant is now decrepit and nowhere near close to the dominant player he once was. On Sunday,[Read More…]

by December 4, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY ISABEL BINAMIRA AND DANIEL SMITH

Basketball Preview | Smith-Rivera Returns for Final Season

  The rumor broke just before lunchtime on March 31. “Hearing not-so-great things about D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera being back at Georgetown next season,” Casual Hoya, a popular SB Nation site, tweeted. “Hopefully wrong.” The first user to respond gave voice to the feelings of more than a few Georgetown fans. “Is[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Basketball Preview 2015-16, Sports
IPPOLITO: Wizards Could Successfully Recruit Durant

IPPOLITO: Wizards Could Successfully Recruit Durant

Ah, the folly of courtship. Love makes people do crazy things, but fervor and passion take already crazed sports fans and put them into a new gear. Forgive me for being a tad hyperbolic. After all, no fan ran onto the court wearing a shirt that said, “Come Home” as[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
SANTAMARIA: Warriors Improve Further

SANTAMARIA: Warriors Improve Further

He’s sorry. He’s very, very sorry. He’s sorry the Warriors were healthy. He’s sorry they played who was in front of them in the playoffs last season. He’s sorry for all the awards he, and the rest of the team, won. Stephen Curry is so sorry that he’s promising to[Read More…]

by November 6, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns

A ‘Home’ Run Away From Home

When I left my home in Las Vegas, Nev., to come to Georgetown, I knew I was leaving behind a special part of my life. I have grown up as an avid fan of the New York Mets. Having inherited this team from my New York-born parents, I can say[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
SANTAMARIA: Saunders Impacted Players

SANTAMARIA: Saunders Impacted Players

One thousand victories. A 35-year coaching career. More players coached than one could even count. All the love in the world. Flip Saunders, 60 years old, died Oct. 25 after a nearly three-monthlong battle with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Though it appeared he would remain president of basketball operations and head coach[Read More…]

by October 30, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns