Articles tagged: football


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Turf & Burn: Episode 6

On episode 6 of the Turf & Burn podcast, Caroline and Dylan discuss the latest suspensions in the MLB and the NFL, notably Max Scherzer of the New York Mets... Read more

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Turf & Burn: Episode 5

Let the playoffs begin! For episode 5 of the Turf & Burn podcast, Caroline and Dylan do a deep dive into their NHL Stanley Cup Playoff predictions for round 1 in both the... Read more

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Turf & Burn: Episode 4

This week, Turf & Burn co-hosts Caroline and Dylan dive into the NHL playoff picture, including the Seattle Kraken clinching a playoff position for the first time in franchise history... Read more

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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

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Post Pitch: What is the XFL?

Welcome back to Post Pitch. This week, Podcasts Assistant Romy Abu-Fadel interviews Halftime Sports Assistant Editor Bradshaw Cate about the recently returned XFL. After you listen, make sure to check... Read more

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Unicorn Town: Alumni’s new documentary showcases American football abroad

When most students think about what “going pro” looks like for college football players, the first thing that comes to mind is the NFL. On ESPN documentaries and featurettes during... Read more

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The quest for more

After two months away from the game, Tom Brady has returned to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Did he make the right decision? On March 12th, 37-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo scored a... Read more

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Hoyas blow lead, fall to Lafayette

Despite running out to a 17 point lead in the first quarter, the Hoyas ultimately fell to Lafayette after a blocked field goal in the waning moments of the game.

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The NFL’s Grip on Americans

I’ve been trying to think about explaining the grip the NFL has on America. It’s far and away the most popular sport in the country. The profit generated by every... Read more

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If You Were a Pro Sports Owner, Would You Meddle?

I’m pretty sure I would. I wouldn’t go full Jerry Jones and anoint myself the czar of all personnel decisions, but I would tell my general manager: “Hey, before you... Read more

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Cognitive Dissonance of the Super Bowl

Content Warning: This article mentions instances of assault and domestic violence.  The first Super Bowl I remember watching was in 2007 when the Chicago Bears, led by Brian Urlacher, took... Read more

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The Voice Super Bowl LV Preview

Super Bowl LV will take place later today at 6:00 pm Eastern time, with two formidable clubs battling it out for arguably the most challenging championship in recent memory considering... Read more

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So You’re A Five-Star Recruit. Where Should You Go To School?

Signing top recruits remains the most predictive factor of a college football program’s success, and five-star recruits are the surest tickets on the market. So how do you convince one... Read more

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Should You Draft A Big Wide Receiver In The First Round?

Now is a fascinating time to take stock of the future of the wide receiver position at the NFL level. On a broad level, Andy Reid’s quote that the college... Read more

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Fourth Quarter Collapse Dooms Football in Loss at Bucknell

On Saturday, the Georgetown Hoyas football team, looking to right the ship on their season, fell short in a 20-17 loss at Bucknell. The Hoyas (5-5, 1-4 Patriot League) held... Read more

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Football Stumbles Against Colgate in a 24-14 Defeat

On Saturday, the Georgetown Hoyas football team suffered a disappointing 24-14 loss to the Colgate Raiders. After winning four in a row coming into conference play, the Hoyas have struggled... Read more

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Football Falls to Lehigh as Last Second Field Goal Seals Crushing Defeat

On Saturday, the Georgetown Hoyas football team lost a Patriot League heartbreaker for the second time in three weeks, falling to Lehigh 27-24 in Bethlehem, PA. Senior quarterback Gunther Johnson... Read more

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First Time Long Time 2: The One Where They Talk About The World Series

The guys venture around the NFL, NBA, and NHL. Oh yeah, and they ponder the fate of Nathan’s beloved Nationals in the World Series. “It’s painful playing in a nuclear... Read more

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Football Notches First Patriot League Victory, Taking Down Lafayette

On Saturday, the Georgetown Hoyas football team (5-2, 1-1 Patriot League) defeated Lafayette (0-7, 0-1 Patriot League) in a defensive battle that ended 14-10. It was a much-needed bounce-back win... Read more

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Football Hopes to Return to Winning Ways

The Georgetown football team (4-2, 0-1 Patriot League) will host Lafayette (0-6, 0-0 Patriot League) at Cooper Field this Saturday in another conference matchup. The Hoyas are looking to recover... Read more