Articles tagged: Sports


Podcasts

First Time Long Time: Welcome to 2020

Now a two-man show, Roman and Nathan discuss the 2020 season.   Listen to First Time Long Time on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.

News

Georgetown basketball returns to court amid calls for athletes to play

Georgetown basketball teams will return to games this month for the start of the college basketball season on Nov. 25.

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Recency Bias and Its Footing in the NBA GOAT Debate

Who is the greatest of all time (GOAT)? Who are the best to ever do it? Who had an impact on the game like no other? In all sports, these... Read more

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The Art in Mixed Martial Arts, Part 2

Culturally, fistfighting is a renouncement of social progress. McCain, O’Donnell, and Streep describe MMA with various ornate synonyms for barbaric, so what does that make the men and women who... Read more

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The Art in Mixed Martial Arts, Part 1

Until 2016, my favorite sport was illegal in the state of New York. During a hearing regarding its legalization, NY assemblyman Daniel O’Donnell memorably quipped, “[It’s] two half-naked hot men... Read more

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Honnold and Caldwell Complete CDUL, Put Up New Route in Rocky Mountain National Park

Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell changed the climbing and hiking community, not for their first time in their respective careers, with the completion of the new Continental Divide Ultimate Linkup,... Read more

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Mock drafting Seattle’s NHL expansion team

NHL Seattle is slated to make its expansion draft selections about one year from now ahead of their inaugural season in 2021-22. Whether COVID-19 will push those dates back is... Read more

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The impact of the MLB “juiced ball” on pitcher earned run average and predictive factors

In the early to mid-20th century, baseball was unquestionably America’s pastime. Today, we still revere stars like Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson, who were cultural icons as well as excellent... Read more

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Advocacy, Sports, and Faith

Cassius Clay, Lew Alcindor, and Chris Jackson may not be familiar names to most Americans or even to sports fans. However, it is undeniable that most if not all sports... Read more

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Bayern inch closer to an eighth straight Bundesliga title with a 1-0 win in Der Klassiker

Since the Bundesliga’s restart, Bayern and Dortmund have looked like the league’s two strongest teams, coinciding with their position in the table. The Black and Yellow thrashed FC Schalke 04... Read more

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Bundesliga Recap: Matchday 27

With teams starting to return to form, the Bundesliga put on yet another show this past weekend. Improving from Matchday 26’s goal total of 26, 13 teams combined for 27... Read more

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The Return Of The Bundesliga: Matchday 26 recap

After two months of waiting, the Bundesliga returned to action this past Saturday. With all nine games being played behind closed doors, home-field advantage seemed to fade away from the... Read more

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Sports moments that make us cry

We miss sports. It is difficult to be at home and expected to remain in school, that is a given. But to do it without sports? The world is cruel.... Read more

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Bundesliga set to return – as professional leagues keep a close watch on the Germans

After two months of waiting, the Bundesliga is set to return on Saturday, May 16th. Fans are in for a treat, with the 156th Revierderby between Borussia Dortmund and Schalke... Read more

Sports

Women’s Lacrosse Downs Villanova

The Georgetown women’s lacrosse team (8-6, 2-1 Big East) defeated the Villanova Wildcats (8-6, 2-1 Big East) by a final score of 12-8 on a sunny Saturday afternoon at Villanova... Read more

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Sustained Success for Hoyas on the Field and on the Court

Though the athletic brand of Georgetown University has been primarily tied to the men’s basketball team, the past decade has highlighted the excellence of many of the other squads on... Read more

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Women’s basketball falls to Marquette in quarterfinals of Big East Tournament

The Georgetown women’s basketball team (17-12, 9-10 Big East) fell to host Marquette (23-7, 14-5 Big East) in the quarterfinals of the 2017 Big East Women’s Tournament at the Al... Read more

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End of an Era for South Korean Football

“Time for Change.” That was the South Korean national football team’s motto before heading into the 2015 Asian Cup. Every major football tournament indirectly represents a new generation of footballers,... Read more

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The Montreal Grand Prix!

SPOILERS AHEAD! Quelle course et un Grand Prix fantastique! Even for casual viewers, the 70-lap Montreal Grand Prix at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve was quite a spectacle. For the first half... Read more

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Draft Day Dissapoints

Ah, Draft Day. One of the most exciting times of the year for football fans, filled with expectations and hopes for a new year of athletic excellence. This is a... Read more