The Voice’s takes on all things sports.
Everything I got wrong in sports this year: TIER LIST
Man, am I (known for being) a sucker for a good tier list. Unfortunately, I’m not sure I’ve written one this year… just kidding, my 17 page manifesto on coaching... Read more
Work, wisdom and community: The ethos of the Hill Boys
It was October of 2020, and the world was still eerily quiet: a silent summer broken only by the two-minute serenade of pots and pans for the frontline workers at... Read more
How the NCAA is attempting to rein in the chaos of the transfer portal
“Let’s not make a mistake: We have free agency in college football.” Lane Kiffin, the head football coach at Ole Miss, famously uttered those words to describe the massive shift... Read more
Breastfeeding runners can win marathons. Now, races are finally setting them up for success.
When Aliphine Tuliamuk crossed the 2022 TCS New York City Marathon finish line as the top American, the moment was made even sweeter by her two-year-old daughter Zoe running into... Read more
2023 NBA Playoff Preview
It would be an understatement to say the NBA has been mired in chaos of late. The Grizzlies’ Ja Morant served an eight-game suspension for an Instagram Live where he... Read more
Is Caitlin Clark “the Stephen Curry of women’s basketball,” or the first of her own kind?
One player comes to mind as the gold standard for high-volume, parking-lot-range shooting: Stephen Curry. For any young prospect who plays a similar style of basketball, comparisons to Curry are... Read more
Washington Spirit 2023 season preview
The Washington Spirit, D.C.’s National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) team, won their opening game 1-0 against OL Reign on Mar. 27. Trinity Rodman’s superb goal gave the Spirit the win... Read more
Hate in sports: dangerous and cyclical
On Oct. 30, 2022, the sports world got another reminder of how sports, at their lowest, can bring out the worst in players, coaches, and especially fans. After falling to... Read more
Eight teams to watch out for in this year’s women’s March Madness
Welcome back to March–a.k.a. the very best time of the year. This year, women’s college basketball has reached new levels of parity and prestige, making this year’s version of March... Read more
It’s past time for Canada to “believe” in women’s soccer
The United States Women’s National Team (USWNT) defeated Brazil 2-1 on Wednesday, Feb. 22 to handily win the SheBelieves Cup for the fourth time in a row, justifying their spot... Read more
The Premier League accuses Manchester City of financial violations
Manchester City won a crucial match against Premier League leaders Arsenal 3-1 on Feb.15, but the English soccer club faces an even more important contest off the field. The Premier... Read more
The Ewing theory, relitigated
There’s nothing worse in sports than being called a loser. Once you’re flagged as someone who can’t win, it follows you like a pungent smell. The stench of purported failure... Read more
Don’t cry because it happened, smile because it’s over (hopefully): full length
Welcome to the most hope Georgetown basketball has had in years! Come on down, take a seat. I’m assuming if you’re reading this that Ewing has either officially resigned or... Read more
Nikki Hiltz won their first USATF title. Here’s why that matters.
When Nikki Hiltz came out as transgender non-binary in 2021, they found themselves at an inflection point in their running career. Hiltz’s sponsorship with Adidas would end in December, and... Read more
Who is defending the District in 2023?
On Feb. 19, Sea Dragons will fly into Washington, D.C. Thankfully, the District has gained new knights in shining helmets. The D.C. Defenders of the newly reformed XFL—a new springtime... Read more
LeBron James took the crown as the NBA’s all-time scoring leader. When could he be dethroned?
With 8:29 left in the third quarter of last Tuesday night’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, LeBron James canned a catch-and-shoot triple. The next possession, James grabbed the rebound... Read more
Georgetown’s Josette Andrews makes OAC debut at Wanamaker Mile
Laura Muir, the British record holder and Tokyo Olympic silver medalist in the 1500m, pulled away with the Wanamaker Mile victory Saturday evening during the Millrose Games in 4:20.15. Josette... Read more
Voice Sports Predicts Super Bowl LVII
Super Bowl LVII will take place this Sunday, February 12, with kickoff scheduled for 6:30pm at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The Kansas City Chiefs, led by experienced quarterback... Read more
Cashing out: How D.C. students and residents alike are navigating stringent District sports betting laws
On Super Bowl Sunday, four-time Super Bowl champion tight end Rob Gronkowski will attempt a field goal live on-air as part of a promotion by FanDuel Sportsbook to give out... Read more
The skeletons in the closet at the 2022 Qatar World Cup
A colossus looms on the horizon: the skeleton of a soccer stadium in Qatar ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. In the midst of construction, thousands of underpaid migrant... Read more