Tag: basketball

Don’t Be So Blue: Weak Schedule is a Gray Area

Don’t Be So Blue: Weak Schedule is a Gray Area

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11/10/2017

As the Georgetown men’s basketball team gets ready to start the season under new leadership, it enters a non-conference schedule that has turned some heads. None of the schools scheduled to play the Hoyas are basketball powerhouses, with 16-seed Mount St. Mary’s being the only team that made the tournament last year. This is unusual…

Hoyas’ Soft Schedule is an Airball

Hoyas’ Soft Schedule is an Airball

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11/10/2017

A men’s college basketball season for Power Five programs can be thought of as a slightly modified three-course meal. You start with appetizers, which are early-season marquee matchups like Duke vs. Michigan State at the Champions Classic. Then, a team will typically proceed to the dessert portion of its schedule, feasting on cupcakes in the…

Slam Dunk Songs: The Music of Basketball

Slam Dunk Songs: The Music of Basketball

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11/09/2017

Kurtis Blow: “Basketball” One of the great songs from one of the great pioneers of hip-hop, “Basketball” is a song by a man who professes basketball to be his “favorite sport,” because, “I like the way they dribble up and down the court.” He breaks down all of his favorite offensive maneuvers: “I like slam…

Hoya Hoops Madness: Fun for Everyone (Plus 2 Chainz!)

Hoya Hoops Madness: Fun for Everyone (Plus 2 Chainz!)

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10/21/2015

1984 was a year of many things. There was a wall dividing Berlin, George Orwell’s vision did not quite ring true, and the Georgetown University Men’s Basketball team won the NCAA championship. Georgetown has always been well-known for its basketball team, and prides itself on having academically motivated student athletes. The athletes, however, are not…

The Cap: Why Pro Teams Shouldn’t Sell Individual Tickets

The Cap: Why Pro Teams Shouldn’t Sell Individual Tickets

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10/02/2015

Halftime Sports Editor Matt Jasko examines the intersection between finance, economics, and athletics in his segment, “The Cap.” Earlier this year Troy Kirby, president of the National Association of Athletic Tickets and Sales, published an article on sportstao.com posing a unique: why don’t teams hire ticket brokers? In the terms Kirby puts it, the argument has gravitas. He…

LeBron’s Potential to be the ‘Best Ever’

LeBron’s Potential to be the ‘Best Ever’

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10/02/2015

Avid sports fans, despite varying athletic interests and hometown loyalties, all share an important commonality: a love for making controversial statements. We derive peculiar satisfaction from offering obscure statistics to our critics – and nothing, absolutely nothing, could satisfy us more. Over the last several years, my favorite claims have encompassed everything from Eli Manning’s…

2015-16 NBA Season Predictions

2015-16 NBA Season Predictions

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09/28/2015

In one month, the NBA will once again tip-off it’s marathon 82-game season. If you’re like me, that means life will be restored to a state of normalcy as the greatest players the world has to offer pick up right where they left off. After an offseason in which the DeAndre Jordan saga was the…

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