Tag: football

The Weekly List: Fly Eagles Fly

The Weekly List: Fly Eagles Fly

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11/13/2017

We are 10 weeks through the NFL season, and, to the surprise of many fans, the Philadelphia Eagles have the league’s best record at 8-1. These are exciting times for the Philadelphia faithful, who have real hope for a deep playoff run for the first time in years. So, without further ado, please join these…

Football Battles Holy Cross as Both Teams Look to End Skids

Football Battles Holy Cross as Both Teams Look to End Skids

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10/27/2017

After a 17-9 loss at home to the Fordham Rams (2-6,1-2 Patriot League), the Georgetown Hoyas football team (1-6, 0-2 Patriot League) will look to snap an ugly six game losing streak on Saturday when the team travels to Worcester, Massachusetts for another Patriot League game, this time against the Holy Cross Crusaders (2-6, 1-2…

College Football Fans Deserve USC-Texas

College Football Fans Deserve USC-Texas

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09/22/2017

Hook ‘em. Fight on. When the University of Southern California and the University of Texas face off on the gridiron, it is not only a matchup between two of the most storied programs in college football, but also a showdown between the sport’s most identifiable brands. Trojan Red and Burnt Orange hold cherished places in…

Home Runs and Circuses: A Life at the Ballpark

Home Runs and Circuses: A Life at the Ballpark

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04/21/2016

One of my first memories is from 2001. I was five years old, and it was just a couple of months after 9/11. I was watching the New York Yankees play the Arizona Diamondbacks in Game 4 of the World Series. In the bottom of the 10th inning, with the score tied 3-3, Derek Jeter…

NFL Players and the Art of Letting Go

NFL Players and the Art of Letting Go

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02/09/2016

It is very, very easy to forget that football players are humans. These men, often gargantuan in size, are hidden under layers of protective padding and covering. Facemasks and visors hide their countenance from viewers, who often see them as nothing more than a number on the field. Aside from the occasional commercial, one might…

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…

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