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Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Georgetown University’s Newspaper of Record since 1920

The Hoya

Video Games Offer MLS Publicity Coup

By Arik Parnass October 2, 2012

There was an article published recently on that recounted how hip-hop star Snoop Dogg (now Snoop Lion) became a soccer fan. While traveling in Europe a decade ago, the rapper’s “Madden”...

Football Revolution on Horizon

By Arik Parnass September 25, 2012

In 2009, analyst Brian Burke, with a simple hypothetical scenario, began to change the game of football. Imagine that punting does not exist. The only decision to make on fourth down is whether to run...

Roddick Made Mark Off Court

By Arik Parnass September 11, 2012

My earliest memory watching tennis is of the 1999 Wimbledon final, which pitted my childhood idol Pete Sampras against his longtime rival Andre Agassi. It is also my earliest sporting memory: Despite...

Risk of Lockout High

By Arik Parnass August 28, 2012

Don’t expect to see NHL hockey in October. For the second consecutive year, we enter the fall with a major North American sports league facing a potential lockout. It’s been a repeating narrative...

Winning Trumps Language Barrier

By Arik Parnass February 14, 2012

This week, Italian native Fabio Capello resigned as coach of England's national soccer team. Already, there has been a push for an English speaker to replace him. While the world of English soccer is an...

Cancer Survivor Herzlich The Real Hero of Super Bowl XLVI

By Arik Parnass February 6, 2012

When it comes to major events like the Super Bowl, there are always compelling storylines. I remember one of the first articles I ever wrote. It was in the midst of Super Bowl XLIV. Three weeks earlier,...

Thomas Overshadows White House Festivities

By Arik Parnass January 31, 2012

There was a notable absence last Monday at the White House, where the Boston Bruins were recognized as 2011 Stanley Cup Champions. Tim Thomas, the champions' lone American and arguably the NHL's best goalie,...

A Canadian Perspective: Hockey 101

By Arik Parnass January 24, 2012

For a continent that claims to have four major sports, it is blatantly obvious that the average American knows and cares significantly less about hockey than the other three. Tiger Woods epitomized this...

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