What’s in store for the Utah Jazz?

On July 4th, a flurry of confusing reports culminated in Utah Jazz star Gordon Hayward announcing his decision to join the Boston Celtics. The move deeply undercut Utah, as they lost a player posting 21.9 points per game with a 27.6% usage rate. Many teams find themselves in similar positions, and like those teams, the...

A Bright Present and Future for the Boston Celtics

In 2008, the Celtics celebrated as world champions with a 4-2 series win over the Los Angeles Lakers. Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, Ray Allen, and Rajon Rondo led the Celtics back to their rightful place as the best NBA team in the world. The 17th championship banner hung from the rafters of TD Garden, and...

NBA Offseason Winners and Losers

By all accounts, this was the wildest NBA offseason we have ever witnessed. It kicked off back in June with what experts are calling one of the deepest and most talented draft classes in recent memory. Then came free agency and with it the now typical exorbitant spending on colossal contracts for slightly above average...

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...

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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

This Week In Sportswriting

This Week In Sportswriting

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09/29/2017

Welcome to The Week in Sportswriting, where Chris Dunn outlines the top sports stories of the past week. Kershaw and Turner, Dodgers &Big League, Robert O’Connell Robert O’Connell, a sports writer most known for his work at the Atlantic, created &Big League over the summer along with illustrator and designer Ann Ryan as “…an occasionally updated…

Athletes and Presidents

Athletes and Presidents

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09/28/2017

In the United States, sports and politics go way back. Larry O’Brien, NBA commissioner from 1975-1984 and namesake of the NBA Championship trophy, ran John F. Kennedy’s 1960 presidential campaign. O’Brien must have influenced Kennedy because in 1963, in the midst of the civil rights movement, the Bill Russell-led Boston Celtics became the first NBA…

Carmelo Anthony faces a new challenge in Oklahoma City

Carmelo Anthony faces a new challenge in Oklahoma City

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09/27/2017

After a summer of unrelenting rumors, the New York Knicks officially announced Monday that they had finally come to a deal to move Carmelo Anthony to the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Thunder sent their top bench player, center Enes Kanter, sharpshooting swingman Doug McDermott, and a 2018 second round pick to the Knicks in exchange…

The Pros and Cons of MLS Expansion

The Pros and Cons of MLS Expansion

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09/27/2017

Atlanta United recently broke the all-time attendance record for a standalone MLS game, drawing 70,425 fans to its game against Orlando City SC. To put the situation in context, yes, it was the first game played at Atlanta’s beautiful new Mercedes-Benz Stadium, but the feat is impressive nonetheless. With the additions of Atlanta and Minnesota…

UEFA Champions League Matchday 2 Preview

UEFA Champions League Matchday 2 Preview

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09/26/2017

HERE COME THE VIOLINS!!!!! (You must play this music on repeat as you read this article. It just isn’t the same otherwise). With matchday two in the UEFA Champions League coming up, we at Halftime take a look at the five must watch matches of the round. For the group tables, click here. For the…

Jemele Hill should not stick to sports

Jemele Hill should not stick to sports

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09/25/2017

Millions of sports fans often view the activity as an escape from the issues that divide our society. Sports provide a window of time in which individuals can place their political affiliations, race, and gender aside to come together as a collective unit, fans rooting for the success of their respective team. Whenever this space…


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