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NCAA Should Pay Athletes

I was recently watching “Suits,” a legal drama on USA, and one character repeated advice she received from her father. The advice was, “Don’t sign anything unless you can get something in return.” After the episode, I flipped to ESPN to catch Texas A&M play at Mississippi. A frequent topic[Read More…]

by October 21, 2013 0 comments Sports

Hooray for JT III

One may wonder just how much six years of John Thompson III is worth to this university. Chances are, according to estimates, it’s close to seven figures annually. With this signing, our hopes for basketball glory in years to come will only intensify. With the news of JT III staying[Read More…]

by October 2, 2013 0 comments Sports

HOLLANDER | Hopkins, Trawick Step Up in Loss

Despite the entertainment quality and attendant television value of conference tournaments, league championships are not the best predictor of NCAA success. Even so, Georgetown’s loss to Syracuse on Friday taught us two things — one good, one bad — that will make all the difference as the Hoyas head into the Big[Read More…]

by March 10, 2013 0 comments Sports

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | White Secures Last-Gasp Win Over Pitt at the Line

The game between Georgetown and Pittsburgh on Saturday was tied at 70 with 37 seconds left, and the Hoyas had possession. Everyone in the Petersen Events Center knew, then, that senior shooting guard Sugar Rodgers was looking to be the hero. And Rodgers did indeed take the last shot, but[Read More…]

by February 26, 2013 0 comments Sports
MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Face Knights With Streak on Line

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Face Knights With Streak on Line

The Georgetown men’s basketball team (16-4, 6-3 Big East) is hoping that Rutgers (12-9, 3-7 Big East), whom it faces Saturday, will prove an easier opponent than last year’s edition did. It was only current sophomore Otto Porter Jr. and his clutch free throws at the end of regulation — which[Read More…]

by February 8, 2013 0 comments Sports

After Brawl, Xavier Experiences Painful Fall from Grace

Each generation has its fond memories of a mid-major team experiencing success in the NCAA tournament and captivating a nation in the process. For our parents, Indiana State and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas provided tournament excitement. Our generation, meanwhile, has experienced runs by Gonzaga, Butler, George Mason and[Read More…]

by August 31, 2012 0 comments Sports
MEN’S SOCCER | Hoyas almost missed out on Neumann, now an all-around leader

MEN’S SOCCER | Hoyas almost missed out on Neumann, now an all-around leader

When the Hoyas take to the pitch this fall, all eyes will be on standout junior forward Steve Neumann. But back when he was an undersized teenager, Neumann was much easier to miss. In fact, if not for a personal appeal on his part, he might never have gotten the chance to[Read More…]

by August 28, 2012 0 comments Sports
TEAM OF THE YEAR | GU Makes History with NCAA Win

TEAM OF THE YEAR | GU Makes History with NCAA Win

A team ranked No. 1 in the preseason is supposed to win the national championship, but the women’s cross country team’s journey to its first title was anything but smooth. Georgetown began the season brimming with well-deserved confidence. The squad was set to return several All-Americans and boasted a stellar[Read More…]

by May 16, 2012 0 comments Sports

WOMEN’S LACROSSE | GU Defeats Rutgers, Qualifies for Big East Tourney

Everything was on the line on Saturday afternoon for the No. 15 Georgetown women’s lacrosse team (9-7, 5-3 Big East) on Senior Day against Rutgers (9-7, 4-4 Big East). And midway through the second half, it looked like the Hoyas’ season might just be slipping away, with their Big East — and[Read More…]

by April 30, 2012 0 comments Sports
Overachieving Hoyas Nab NCAA Win

Overachieving Hoyas Nab NCAA Win

Although Georgetown’s season ended in an all-too-familiar fashion — at the hands of a double-digit seed in the NCAA tournament — the feeling was undeniably different from past years. Picked to finish 10th in the conference by Big East coaches in the preseason poll, the young Hoyas went 24-9, finishing[Read More…]

by April 27, 2012 0 comments News