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In a new age of player empowerment in college basketball, is unionization on the horizon?

Every year thousands of young athletes don uniforms bearing the name of their university in pursuit of higher education or, for the select few, a professional sports career. The hours... Read more

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Voice Sports Predicts Super Bowl LVIII

Super Bowl LVIII will take place this Sunday, February 11, with kickoff scheduled for 6:30pm at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Kansas City Chiefs, led by the dominant... Read more

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Tearing away professional sports from D.C. rips at the fabric of the city

“This is my fuckin’ town!” John Wall screamed while he stood on the announcers’ table after his Game 6 game-winner in the second round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs. Capital... Read more

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“Running as a revolt”: How a new generation of runners is redefining the sport

As a concept, running is a sport that can come hand-in-hand with scrutiny. Many people who don’t run—and even sometimes those who do—might have ideas about what it means to... Read more

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Nuggets 113, Wizards 104: Jokic Unstoppable

On Kids’ Night at Capital One Arena, Denver Nuggets (30-14) star Nikola Jokic stood tall as a man among boys. The Serbian center dropped a season-high 42 points despite not... Read more

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Play ball! How sports began to dominate the video game industry

College Football (2024), the next addition to the Electronic Arts (EA) NCAA football franchise and its first since 2013, will release this summer after a long hiatus due to concerns... Read more

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When winning doesn’t matter: column

Vince Lombardi has a famous quote: “Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.” On December 3rd, 2023, the College Football Playoff committee decided to disagree with the coach, whose name... Read more

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Passing down Pinoy pride on the hardwood

Aurea Gingras, sophomore point guard for Paul VI High School’s women’s basketball team, stood in the corner as the seconds ticked down in the 2018 Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC)... Read more

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Even at 4 a.m., Georgetown South Asians find a home in cricket

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Men’s Cricket World Cup kicked off this October in India, drawing millions of fans to watch another competition between the world’s cricket powerhouses.  Despite being... Read more

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Washington Wizards basketball enters a new era

Washington, D.C. is a hoops city through and through. Basketball has a long and rich history in the area that has nurtured the development talents of 76 unique professional players.... Read more

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An exclusive Q&A with Katie Barnes, ESPN reporter and author of Fair Play

On Sept. 19, ESPN reporter Katie Barnes published their first book. Titled Fair Play, it’s the result of years of research and study into the past, present, and future of... Read more

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The Love of the Game

Some see “America’s pastime” as just that: past its time. But every year, when the World Series rolls around, we still hear the passionate roars from legions of hungry supporters.... Read more

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The Sickos’ guide to college football

College football is now in full swing, and while most fans are soaking in the season’s top headlines—the incomparable skill of Caleb Williams, the swagger of Deion Sanders’s Colorado Buffaloes,... Read more

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NFL QB Rankings: Patrick Mahomes is the perfect football player

I ranked every current starting quarterback in the NFL based on how I think they can perform this upcoming season, taking into account how they have played in the first... Read more

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How TV money is gerrymandering college sports

In July, thousands of college sports fans tuned in to watch a Zoom meeting of the University of Colorado’s Board of Regents. These meetings are typically administrative affairs closed for... Read more

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Voice Sports predicts the 2023 WNBA Finals

After an exciting and competitive regular season, the 2023 WNBA Finals begin October 8; which Voice staffer has the best crystal basketball? [Note: This article was last updated on Saturday,... Read more

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Dachshunds dash down the Wharf in the 11th annual Wiener 500

When one thinks of racing dogs, Dachshunds are not the first breed that comes to mind. While they can be quite spunky and energetic, their short legs are not effective... Read more

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Running Backs: Football’s Third Estate

“Right now, there’s really nothing we can do…We’re the only position that our production hurts us the most. If we go out there and run 2,000 yards with so many... Read more

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Voice Sports Predicts the 2023-24 NFL Season

The 2023-24 NFL season kicks off on Thursday September 7. Here’s what Voice staffers think will unfold on the gridiron this fall… Ben Jakabcsin: Super Bowl: Bills over Lions NFC... Read more

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How corporate greed damages baseball cards by trading trust for dollars

There’s an indescribable feeling that only comes with opening a new pack of baseball cards and the treasure that could be inside. Fingers trembling with excitement, the crinkle of the... Read more