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SACHS | Steroid Use Faces Divergent Reactions Across Sports

On Super Bowl Sunday, the day when fans and the media prepare for the biggest game in all of American sports, I came across an unexamined issue with implications beyond football. This year, what caught my eye was an NFL Network segment dedicated to New England Patriots’ wide receiver Julian[Read More…]

by March 24, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
SWANSON | AFC and NFC Championship Games Feature Crucial Rematches

SWANSON | AFC and NFC Championship Games Feature Crucial Rematches

The NFL’s conference championship games this weekend in the AFC and NFC feature the NFL’s top four teams in pivotal rematches from earlier this season. The games will determine which teams will earn the right to vie for the Vince Lombardi Trophy. In the NFC, the New Orleans Saints host[Read More…]

by January 16, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
CHRISTOVICH | Le’Veon Bell Proves NFL Stars Need More Bargaining Power

CHRISTOVICH | Le’Veon Bell Proves NFL Stars Need More Bargaining Power

Every major sport has its yearly player saga. The National Basketball Association has shooting guard Jimmy Butler, who demanded a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves and was recently moved to the Philadelphia 76ers. Major League Baseball has outfielder Bryce Harper, who is entering free agency and is demanding a $400[Read More…]

by November 16, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
SWANSON: Chiefs Burning Through AFC Competition, But Plenty of Season Remains

SWANSON: Chiefs Burning Through AFC Competition, But Plenty of Season Remains

So far this season, the Kansas City Chiefs have played nearly perfect football, which has culminated in a 4-0 start to their season. Led by their sensational second-year quarterback Patrick Mahomes, the Chiefs’ offense has been electric. Currently, the Chiefs share elite company with the Los Angeles Rams; they are[Read More…]

by October 4, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
SWANSON | A Call for Clarity with NFL Rules

SWANSON | A Call for Clarity with NFL Rules

Following the conclusion of the second week of the NFL season, a new rule change and one abrupt retirement has spurred concern about the state of the league. The first issue at stake, the body weight rule, bars a defender from landing on a quarterback with all his body weight.[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CHRISTOVICH | After Hot Start Jets Might Prove Surprise Contenders

CHRISTOVICH | After Hot Start Jets Might Prove Surprise Contenders

In utter disbelief, my roommate and I sat on our couch Monday night contemplating whether everything we knew about football was a lie. We were watching this week’s “Monday Night Football” game between the Detroit Lions and the New York Jets and we could not believe our eyes. Sometime during[Read More…]

by September 14, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Tom Brady will play in his eighth Super Bowl on February 3rd. He is 5-2 in his previous seven Super Bowl appearances. Brady threw for 4,577 yards, 32 touchdowns and eight interceptions.

SUPER BOWL PREVIEW | Patriots, Eagles Set for Rematch of Super Bowl XXXIX

All 32 NFL teams end their season each year in defeat except for one. One team hoists the Lombardi Trophy up in front of millions. One team hangs a banner that reads: “World Champions.”  One team will earn these awards in Super Bowl LII, a game between the defending champions,[Read More…]

by January 25, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
MCCOY | New Orleans Revival Led by Rookie Saints

MCCOY | New Orleans Revival Led by Rookie Saints

Before the 2017 season, the New Orleans Saints were perceived as a fading team. After winning the franchise’s only Super Bowl in 2010, the Saints kept two key ingredients: quarterback Drew Brees and Head Coach Sean Payton. Together, Brees and Payton formed a prolific offense, consistently one of the league’s[Read More…]

by November 16, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns

Football | Select Hoyas Kneel During National Anthem

As the national anthem played before Georgetown football’s team (3-0, 1-0 Patriot League) Homecoming Day game against the Columbia Lions (0-2), 11 members of the Blue and Gray knelt on one knee. Their move follows the footsteps of San Francisco 49ers’ quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who sparked national discussion when he[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
MAY: Pros Enter Political Arena

MAY: Pros Enter Political Arena

Kevin Johnson played for 12 years in the NBA as a point guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers and Phoenix Suns. He now serves as the mayor of Sacramento and has made the news for one of the wilder political incidents this year. A man unhappy with Johnson’s work as mayor[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top