You only had to look out on the Georgetown University “All-Century Team,” announced during halftime of the Hoyas’ game against Marquette last Saturday, to be reminded of the glory of the program’s 100 years — the three Final Four appearances in four years from 1982-85, the 1984 National Championship and […]
The list appears endless. Tony Dungy and Lovie Smith have proven that black coaches can win on football’s biggest stage. Dungy and Smith have proven “Christian coaches” can win on football’s biggest stage. Dungy and Smith have proven that “nice guy” coaches can win on football’s biggest stage.
It’s Friday afternoon and the Washington Nationals’ series of community relations events, dubbed the Winter Caravan, is entering the homestretch. Newly-minted manager Manny Acta, centerfielder Nook Logan and pitcher Mike O’Connor sit inside the bustling Red Cross Blood Donor Center in Fairfax, Va., signing baseballs for kids both young and […]
There are two black head football coaches in this year’s Super Bowl, thereby insuring that, for the first time ever, a team with an African American head coach will win the Super Bowl. Forgive me if I think that by applauding that achievement we’re missing the point of advancing race […]
After games like the Georgetown Hoyas’ 66-48 victory over a top-20 Notre Dame squad, it’s easy to see why many placed Georgetown in the nation’s top 10 to start the season. After games like the Georgetown Hoyas’ 56-52 loss to a struggling Villanova team, it’s easy to see why Georgetown […]
Columnist Mike Hume starts off the new year by delving into his Magical Mail Bag.
And so, this Sunday the sporting year of 2006 comes to an end. Like any other year, it has produced its share of thrilling moments, moments that will be and have been recounted by many other columnists this week. To be sure, 2006 had its fair share of praise-worthy stories […]
Welcome back, Sports Fans, to the Second Annual DJ Splinter Holiday Special, spinning your favorite Christmas hits for everyone around the sporting world.