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Chiefs: Undefeated for Now

By Nick Fedyk November 8, 2013

Halfway through the NFL regular season, it is hard to believe that the Kansas City Chiefs are the only team with an undefeated record. In the AFC West, everyone focused on the high-powered Broncos offense,...

Fox Takes on Status Quo

By Nick Fedyk October 18, 2013

Since its launch in 1979, ESPN has lived up to its title as the “Worldwide Leader in Sports.” Today, the media giant has a virtual monopoly on the sports broadcasting industry. Popularized by its flagship“SportsCenter” program,...

Local Success: A Look at Under Armour’s Growth

By Nick Fedyk October 11, 2013

Kevin Plank — the founder of Under Armour — has some unique connections to Georgetown. Legend has it that he started his business in his grandmother’s townhouse basement, just a few blocks from the...

Started from the Bottom

By Nick Fedyk October 4, 2013

With a 6-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds in the National League wild-card game earlier this week, the Pittsburgh Pirates finally punched their ticket to the MLB postseason. After one of the longest droughts...

High Ticket Prices a Fact of Life in the NFL

By Nick Fedyk September 27, 2013

Less-than-shocking news was reported by NFL officials last week: Tickets to February’s New York-based Super Bowl are going to fetch New York-style prices. In a city where a cab ride can burn a hole in...

Finding Home In a Sports Bar

By Nick Fedyk September 13, 2013

Watching the Buffalo Bills give the Patriots a run for their money this past Sunday was an epic experience, but for me, it was more about the venue than the game itself. Weaving my bike through traffic...

Fantasy Sports Have Real-Life Impact

By Nick Fedyk September 18, 2012

Everyone has a Sunday routine. We sleep in late, go to Leo’s for afternoon brunch, chain ourselves to a desk in Lau and proceed to do the homework that we neglected the previous two days. Unless, of...

Vacated Seasons: Erased But Always Remembered

By Nick Fedyk September 11, 2012

The law is bizarre. It’s amazing how often it tries to bend the truth, demanding that we close our eyes as it manipulates the record books and crafts a new reality. Technically speaking, Lance Armstrong...

Lessons Learned in 2011 Sports

By Nick Fedyk December 6, 2011

It's already the end of the semester — the BCS bowl season has arrived, the NFL playoff picture is becoming clearer and the Hoyas are defying expectations on the hardwood. When you forget about final...

Questioning Driver Safety

By Nick Fedyk October 25, 2011

Last week at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 15 IndyCar drivers involved in a horrific accident on the 11th lap. 14 survived. Dan Wheldon did not. The video is brutal to watch. Drivers crash into walls,...

Rays Remind Us Why We Watch

By Nick Fedyk October 4, 2011

Some moments just baffle us. We are left with gaping mouths, jumping up and down in shock and disbelief. The early morning of Sept. 28 was one of those moments. As the clock struck midnight, fate had...

Celebration Crackdown Is Misguided

By Nick Fedyk February 15, 2011

About halfway through the first half of Georgetown's game against Marquette on Sunday, junior Darius Johnson-Odom made a three-point jumper to give his team an eight-point lead over the Hoyas. Caught up...

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