NBA 2017-2018 Awards Predictions

An exciting NBA offseason has us primed for the annual quest of 28 NBA teams to upend the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers. In the West, Chris Paul’s addition to Houston bolsters the Rockets, while the Thunder made the biggest headlines by landing both Paul George and Carmelo Anthony. In the East, the Celtics...

Spooky NBA Predictions: 2017-2018 Edition

The NBA is starting a few weeks earlier this year, and word on the street is that it’s because they heard about the spooky predictions in this annual column. In an attempt to avoid the ominous whispers of years past, the league hid behind the notion of giving players extra days of rest between games....

This Week in Sportswriting

Welcome to The Week in Sportswriting, where Chris Dunn outlines the top sports stories of the past week. Stephen Strasburg Beat the Cubs and a Horde of Fake Baseball Tough Guys The Ringer, Michael Baumann When news broke that Game 4 of the NLDS between the Cubs and Nationals would be postponed by a day because...

Good Riddance USMNT

Tuesday night was already set to be dramatic. Lionel Messi and Argentina entered the final round of World Cup qualifying in sixth place, which would keep them out of next summer’s tournament in Russia. In the end, Messi scored a hat trick, Gabriel Jesus a brace, and David Ospina tried to save an indirect free...

, , and The Sports Sermon: Fashion and Athlete Activism

In this fashion-themed episode of the Sports Sermon, Nick Gavio, Jonny Amon, Santul Nerkar, and Tyler Pearre discuss fashion’s role in sports activism. The panel closes the podcast by debating their favorite college uniforms. http://media.blubrry.com/voicepodcastnetwork/p/georgetownvoice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Fashion-Activism-Pod-101317-11.01-AM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

Bayern Munich’s Identity Crisis

The reign of Pep Guardiola is far in Bayern Munich’s rearview mirror these days. Their reality today is far from what they would’ve hoped for after his departure, a fact that became terribly apparent when the club sacked well-respected manager Carlo Ancelotti last week. Ancelotti, who has managed some of the best sides in Europe...

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A Look at the New NBA Rule Changes

A Look at the New NBA Rule Changes

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10/05/2017

The NBA is taking steps this year to improve the quality of regular season games. Over the course of the summer, a myriad of changes have been approved, including modifications to in-game rules, levelling of lottery odds, punishments for resting healthy players, and some impactful scheduling tweaks. In Game Changes: The timeout system has been…

Is This the Year of the Nationals?

Is This the Year of the Nationals?

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10/04/2017

As the weather starts to cool down, the MLB postseason is just beginning. Teams across the league are preparing for a World Series push, with a few legitimate contenders beginning to emerge, including the Washington Nationals. The Nationals’ growth into one of MLB’s heavyweights has been a long time coming. It was only  seven years…

NHL Western Conference Preview

NHL Western Conference Preview

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10/03/2017

Three seasons ago, this section would have been easier to write. From 2010 to 2015, the Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings dominated the NHL’s Western Conference, combining for five Stanley Cup titles in six seasons. Since 2015, however, the conference has become considerably more competitive. The 2015-16 season saw the San Jose Sharks finally…

MLB Playoff Preview – National League

MLB Playoff Preview – National League

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10/03/2017

The MLB Playoffs are upon us. Below is an overview of the National League playoff teams and predictions for how far they’ll go. You can read Halftime’s piece on the AL playoff picture here. Los Angeles Dodgers (1 seed): The Dodgers (104-58) are the overwhelming favorite in the National League. They are led by Dave…

NHL Eastern Conference Preview

NHL Eastern Conference Preview

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10/02/2017

The Pittsburgh Penguins have dominated the Eastern conference the past two seasons on their way to winning back to back Stanley Cups. The Washington Capitals have also been on top, winning the President’s Trophy in both of those seasons for being the league’s regular season champions. But there could be a shake-up happening this season…

MLB Playoff Preview – American League

MLB Playoff Preview – American League

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10/02/2017

My favorite time of the year is coming up: the MLB playoffs. So here is my overview of each team in the American League and my (maybe) surprising predictions for the AL playoffs. Cleveland Indians (1 seed): Coming off a 22-game win streak, the Indians are feeling pretty good about themselves. It seems like every…

Ranking the New NBA x Nike Statement Jerseys

Ranking the New NBA x Nike Statement Jerseys

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09/29/2017

On Friday, Sept. 15, the NBA and Nike unveiled the alternate ‘Statement’ uniforms for all 30 teams. Naturally, I have subjectively ranked them based on personal aesthetic preferences. A photo gallery of the jerseys can be found here. Utah Jazz If someone dumped an entire bottle of mustard on a clean white jersey, this is…

The Year of the Home Run

The Year of the Home Run

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09/29/2017

Every year, players join the record books of Major League Baseball. No-hitters, perfect games, hit streaks, you name it, but this year something unbelievable has happened. The home run has returned to baseball, and its presence has not been overlooked. On September 19th, Alex Gordon of the Kansas City Royals belted the Major League’s 5,694th…

The Sports Sermon: NHL Season Preview

The Sports Sermon: NHL Season Preview

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09/29/2017

Welcome to the Sports Sermon, the Voice‘s global sports podcast. In this episode, Nick Gavio is joined by Chris Dunn, Noah Telerski, and Michael Coyne to discuss the upcoming NHL season. http://media.blubrry.com/voicepodcastnetwork/p/georgetownvoice.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/NHL-9.26-92717-10.56-PM.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS


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