This Sunday brings Super Bowl XLVII to New Orleans, where the San Francisco 49ers will be taking on the Baltimore Ravens. Regarded by many as an American holiday, and consistently beating its own record as the most watched television program of the year, the Super Bowl, needless to say, is the most exciting day in American sports. And yet amidst all the endless Super Bowl traditions, this matchup promises to offer some historic moments to the annual hype.
Manti Te’o has successfully transformed ESPN’s online site into a special edition of Entertainment Tonight with what is honestly one of the most elaborate public dupes on which the press has feasted its eyes. If it is true, that is. If this story really is of a second place Heisman finalist spending four years developing a long distance relationship with someone he had never met before, then maybe the NCAA should start looking into safer helmets to prevent brain damage to their student-athletes.
The Georgetown men’s and women’s tennis teams opened up their spring schedule this past Friday in Richmond, Va. where they faced off against Campbell and Virginia Commonwealth. Although the men lost both their matches, the women managed a split with a win against Campbell and a loss against VCU.
The Major League Baseball Hall of Fame is a place where the greats of our nation’s pastime are immortalized for their contributions to the game. It is where fathers will take their sons to see relics of sluggers such as Babe Ruth and revel in the sport’s history for decades to come. It pays tribute to the men who helped build the tradition of baseball. Or at least, that is what the voters who select inductees apparently believe the Hall to be.
Non-revenue sports are in for a challenge when trying to find student support, but men’s soccer could be the start of a change.
For the second time in three years, Georgetown men’s soccer (15-2-1, 6-2 Big East) has claimed the Big East Blue Division Championship title. Despite playing one of their best seasons on record, the Hoyas share this league title with the University of Connecticut (14-2-1, 6-2 Big East), earning the second seed out of the Blue…
After losing their last two conference matches to University of Connecticut and Notre Dame, the No. 6 Georgetown men’s soccer team (13-2, 4-2 Big East) played a crucial game last Saturday against a Marquette team (12-1, 3-1) then-ranked second in the nation. Georgetown controlled the ball early in the game, keeping possession on Marquette’s half…