Articles tagged: football


Football Looks to Rebound After Disappointing 2017

At almost every school competing at the Division I level of college football, it’s that time of year again for the student body and larger fanbase; season tickets are being... Read more


Weekly List: A History of Halftime

On Sunday Feb. 4, the Philadelphia Eagles will play the New England Patriots at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minnesota in the 52nd Super Bowl game. Justin Timberlake is scheduled... Read more


The Voice‘s Favorite Football Movies

Super Bowl LII is right around the corner, so we’ve assembled the team here in the name of all that is football to bring you the Voice’s favorite football films.... Read more

Halftime Sports

Nick Foles, Do It For My Dad

I had this all planned out. It was November 19, 2017. I was working on a Spanish assignment, and the Eagles were playing at their arch-rivals, the Dallas Cowboys, on... Read more

Halftime Sports

The Sports Sermon: Alabama vs UCF, The Podcast

On this episode of The Sports Sermon, Chris Dunn and Will Shanahan join new host Parker Houston to talk about UCF’s undefeated season, the college football national championship game, and... Read more

Halftime Leisure

The Weekly List: Fly Eagles Fly

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... Read more


Football Battles Holy Cross as Both Teams Look to End Skids

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... Read more


Football Travels to Columbia Seeking Third-Straight Lou Little Cup

Following a tough 14-12 defeat at the hands of Marist (2-1, 1-1 Pioneer Football League), the Georgetown football team (1-1, Patriot League) will look to bounce back this week in... Read more


College Football Fans Deserve USC-Texas

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... Read more


Proud Old Princeton Tiger Wasn’t at a Loss: Hoya football drops second straight to Ivy League Opponent

In a cold and rainy matchup at Cooper Field on Saturday, the Georgetown University football team (3-2, Patriot League) lost to Princeton University (3-1, 1-0 Ivy League) by a score... Read more


Home Runs and Circuses: A Life at the Ballpark

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... Read more


NFL Players and the Art of Letting Go

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... Read more


Surprising NFL Playoff Results From a New England Perspective

As a New Englander and a strong supporter of the Patriots, I can’t help but say these playoffs went in the complete opposite direction of what I expected. Seven weeks... Read more


Plea Flicker: Serving Justice to the NFL’s Early Season Culprits

September was an interesting month for our nation and world. The pope visited, the Speaker of the House decided to step down, and heartbreaking stories of the European refugees were... Read more


The Cap: Why Pro Teams Shouldn’t Sell Individual Tickets

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,... Read more


The Four Stages of Injured QB Grief

Anyone who has watched a football game or sports network in the past month has seen Verizon Wireless’ commercial featuring New Orleans Saints backup quarterback Luke McCown. The commercial, narrated... Read more


NFL Offseason Trade Evaluations

There were several trades this past NFL offseason.  Some of them have proved to be productive so far, while others have not worked out particularly well.  Let’s take a look at how... Read more


The Cap: Kam Chancellor

Halftime Sports Editor Matt Jasko examines the intersection between finance, economics, and athletics in his segment, “The Cap.” The Seattle Seahawks’ 27-year-old star superstar safety, “Bam Bam” Kam Chancellor, concluded his Emmet Smith-esque... Read more


Destruction vs. Determination: Why the NFL is Soft, and Why it Really Shouldn’t Be

I could be Jason Pierre-Paul, and I would still count the reasons to walk away from a damn near 3M dollar salary on one hand; but for the 24-year-old former... Read more


Checking in on the Offseason’s Free Agents

I know that it’s early in the season, but there are several former free agents in the league who have either helped or hurt their respective teams significantly in the... Read more