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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

RAAB: DC Teams Encounter Challenges

By Matt Raab April 21, 2015

For both the Wizards and the Capitals, early experience made it clear that the teams will need to confront the same problems that have plagued them throughout the regular season in order to make a mark...

RAAB: Nationals Endure Early Woes

By Matt Raab April 13, 2015

In baseball, you can’t jump to conclusions about teams in April. Consequently, I resented the implications of hoards of armchair Twitter analysts condemning the Washington Nationals for losing their...

Commentary | DC Ready for All-Star Game

By Matt Raab April 10, 2015

The Midsummer Classic is finally headed to Washington, D.C. The 2018 MLB All-Star Game, officially awarded to Nationals Park on Monday, will be held in a stadium that will celebrate its 10th anniversary...

RAAB: Injuries Threaten Nationals

By Matt Raab March 31, 2015

Perhaps the most frustrating aspect of the Washington Nationals’ 2014 campaign was the constant stream of injuries. The NL East champions struggled to consistently field their opening day lineup....

RAAB: Bryce Harper’s Talent Exceeds His Reputation

By Matt Raab March 24, 2015

With another day comes another scathing criticism of Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper. The most recent blow came from a players’ poll that found that the outfielder is considered the most...

RAAB: Wizards’ Struggles Continue

By Matt Raab March 3, 2015

The month of February has been an unmitigated disaster for the Washington Wizards. Since Jan. 19, the team has plunged from a 29-13 record and a top-three spot in the NBA’s Eastern Conference to a 34-26...

RAAB: DC Teams To Offer Fan-Friendly Stadiums

By Matt Raab February 24, 2015

For the three D.C.-area clubs currently in their offseasons — the Nationals, United and the Redskins — substantive developments and rumors have swirled around stadium and training site proposals and...

RAAB: Wizards Face Mid-Season Dip

By Matt Raab February 10, 2015

The Washington Wizards are treading water. A glance at the schedule tells an unsettling story: a successful 12-4 December was followed by a mediocre 9-8 January and a 1-3 record in February, leaving the...

RAAB: Progress Threatens Culture

By Matt Raab February 3, 2015

You can still see the name on the long gray and brown signs that come into focus as the train slows to a halt. But it is a subtitle. “Gallery Place” is the primary name of the Metro stop, then, after...

RAAB: Nats Win With Scherzer

By Matt Raab January 27, 2015

The signing of Max Scherzer to the Washington Nationals on a seven-year, $210 million deal has resulted in a variety of reactions, from raised eyebrows to genuine shock, around the baseball world. The...

RAAB: Winter Classic Welcomed in DC

By Matt Raab January 13, 2015

The balmy, 45-degree sunshine glaring off the ice may have left some longing for the snowstorms that marked previous incarnations of the game, but not even sun-induced glares could detract from the almost...

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