DC Sports Bog: Georgetown


Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 07/18/2012

John Thompson: Joe Paterno was ‘a damn good man’

Former Georgetown coach and radio host tells ESPN 980 that made a mistake, but shouldn’t be vilified.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:36 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown | Tags:  Joe Paterno, John Thompson, ESPN 980

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 07/10/2012

D.C. college basketball stars will take on Philly counterparts this summer

It’s not quite the Goodman League vs. the Drew League, but an August game will put Maryland, George Mason and Georgetown stars on the same team

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:06 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, George Mason, Georgetown, Terps | Tags:  The-Ball, John Gilchrist, James Gist, Chris Wright, Folarin Campbell, Jai Lewis, Will Thomas

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 07/09/2012

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan plays in Georgetown’s Kenner League

In yet another classic D.C. moment, a Cabinet secretary shows up to a famed local summer league, in uniform.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:25 AM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown | Tags:  Anre Duncan, McDonough Arena, Kenner League

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 07/06/2012

John Thompson Jr. in a 1996 Taco Bell commercial

The legendary former Georgetown coach appears to be wooing recruits with Tacos.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:17 PM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown | Tags:  John Thompson, Jr.

Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 05/21/2012

Company will sell 1990 retro Georgetown shorts

Since everything old eventually becomes cool again, Retro College Cuts is selling 1990 Hoyas shorts.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:44 PM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown | Tags:  Alonzo Mourning

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 05/17/2012

Jeff Green on graduating from Georgetown

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:20 AM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown | Tags:  Jeff Green

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 04/24/2012

Georgetown bulldog mascot update

Georgetown’s adorbs bulldog mascot has surgery, even as the mascot-in-training practices ripping up boxes.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:55 AM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 04/11/2012

Morning pixels: The Wizards, the Redskins and tanking

Even when they should be losing, Washington teams sometimes get it wrong.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:42 AM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown, Redskins, Wizards, Redskins | Tags:  Kevin Seraphin, Jordan Crawford, Randy Wittman, Jayson Werth

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 03/30/2012

Georgetown gets a bulldog mascot in training

Jack Jr. will come to campus in about two weeks, breaking various cuteness measures.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:21 AM ET, 03/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown | Tags:  Jack the Bulldog

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 03/20/2012

Jack the Bulldog likely needs surgery

After suffering pre-NCAA tournament injury, the Hoyas mascot will likely go under the knife next month.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:59 PM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Georgetown | Tags:  Jack the Bulldog

Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 03/19/2012

John Thompson used to call Thomas Boswell’s mom for parenting advice

Just when you thought you’d heard it all, you hear the weirdest sports media story of all time.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:07 PM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown | Tags:  John Thompson II, Thomas Boswell

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 03/13/2012

Georgetown mascot Jack the Bulldog injured; surgery possible

With a possible ACL-type injury, Jack had to be carried during Sunday’s selection show festivities.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:17 PM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown | Tags:  Jack the Bulldog

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 02/29/2012

Atlantic 11 Week 11: Georgetown, Virginia are ultra sound

Hoyas and Cavs continue to lead the local Division I men’s schools as the regular season ends.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:09 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Atlantic 11, Georgetown | Tags:  Atlantic 11

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 02/28/2012

Mike Sweetney is quite large

Former Oxon Hill and Georgetown star is now playing professionally in Puerto Rico, at a large weight.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:36 AM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown | Tags:  Michael Sweetney

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 02/28/2012

Georgetown celebrates senior night with candy bars

The last home game for Henry Sims and Jason Clark meant lots of chocolate for students.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:36 AM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown, College Basketball | Tags:  Jason Clark, Henry Sims

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 02/27/2012

John Thompson on Lefty Driesell

Despite years of perceived animosity, former Georgetown coach says he learned much from his former rival.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:35 PM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown, Terps | Tags:  John Thompson Jr., John Thompson III, Kevin Anderson, Lefty Driesell

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Kevin Anderson further explains his Georgetown strategy

Maryland AD says he’s ‘open to listening’ for a reason why a Terps-Hoyas game would be bad.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:55 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown, Terps | Tags:  John Thompson Jr., John Thompson III, Mark Turgeon, Kevin Anderson, Mike Wise, Andy Katz

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 02/22/2012

Gary Williams on the Georgetown-Maryland rivalry news

While John Thompson Jr. went after Kevin Anderson, the former Terps coach just says he’d like to see the two schools play.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:51 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown, Terps | Tags:  Kevin Anderson, John Thompson Jr., John Thompson III, Gary Williams

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Seton Hall beats Georgetown, students can’t storm court

After knocking off a top-10 Hoyas team, Seton Hall students are forcibly prevented from rushing onto the floor.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:57 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Georgetown

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 02/21/2012

Maryland-Georgetown: John Thompson Jr. blisters Kevin Anderson

Former Hoyas coach says Maryland AD’s threat was ‘incomprehensible,’ and that public threats do not work.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:11 AM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Georgetown, Terps | Tags:  John Thompson Jr., Mark Turgeon, Kevin Anderson, John Thompson III

Posted at 06:50 PM ET, 02/20/2012

Atlantic 11 Week 10: Virginia still beating Maryland

With the regular season winding down, Georgetown and Virginia remain on top of the local basketball ratings, and George Mason moves into third.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:50 PM ET, 02/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Atlantic 11, Georgetown, George Mason | Tags:  Kevin Anderson, Atlantic 11

Posted at 06:57 PM ET, 02/14/2012

Markel Starks is running for office

Georgetown point guard is up for Vice President of the Georgetown University Student Association.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:57 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Georgetown | Tags:  Markel Starks

Posted at 06:43 PM ET, 02/02/2012

Georgetown game features caricatures of Bill Clinton, Dick Vitale

Click here for photos of a Bill Clinton cut-out, and the actual Dick Vitale, I think.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:43 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown | Tags:  Bill Clinton, Dick Vitale

Posted at 11:39 PM ET, 01/28/2012

Georgetown’s pink sneakers

The Hoyas lost in Pittsburgh on Saturday, but they made a pink statement while doing so.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:39 PM ET, 01/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Georgetown | Tags:  Jordan Brand, Hoyas

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 01/10/2012

Verizon Center spells ‘Anacostia’ wrong

When thanking the Anacostia High band during winter break, the Verizon Center scoreboard went with ‘Annacostia.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:14 PM ET, 01/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 12/02/2011

Georgetown’s game winner, in Alabama

This is what it looked like when Hollis Thompson sank the Crimson Tide in the final two seconds Thursday night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:23 PM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Georgetown

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 11/22/2011

Atlantic 11 Week 2: Brawl Georgetown Brawl the Time

The Hoyas remain atop the local college basketball poll, which was taken prior to their Kansas loss.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:40 AM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Atlantic 11, Georgetown

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 11/10/2011

John Thompson III was warned about getting arrested in China

Georgetown coach says after well-publicized hoops fight, government officials told him he’d better get his statement right.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:04 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Georgetown

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 10/14/2011

Georgetown also promises legends at midnight madness

Like Maryland, the Hoyas are making nods to the past in their midnight madness promos.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:55 AM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 10/13/2011

Howard and Georgetown battle for Mayor’s Cup

Two longtime bitter rivals have an annual face-off for a trophy that signifies all that is great about Washington D.C. college football. Except the opposite of that sentence.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:32 PM ET, 10/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Football, Georgetown

Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 08/19/2011

Chinese media ignore Georgetown story

If you were hoping to read the English-language Chinese media’s take on the Georgetown brawl, well, here are some great tennis stories.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:36 AM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 08/18/2011

Georgetown in China fight video

Courtside video shows players from both teams streaming off the benches in a chaotic scene.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:50 PM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 08/18/2011

Photos of Georgetown brawl in China

The Hoyas’ exhibition game against Chinese team Bayi was halted early after a chaotic incident; here are some photos.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:03 AM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 06/02/2011

Austin Freeman lost weight, gained muscle

Former Georgetown star shows off his new body during a workout for the Wizards. He looks different.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:38 PM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown

Posted at 03:53 PM ET, 05/16/2011

George Washington would like to play Georgetown

Incoming AD and incoming men’s basketball coach both would like to see the Hoyas on the court. Hahahahaha.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:53 PM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Georgetown

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 05/06/2011

John Thompson Jr. responds to Kevin Anderson

Former Georgetown coach does not take kindly to schedule talk reaching the media.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:10 AM ET, 05/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps, Georgetown

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 05/04/2011

Maryland AD wants home-and-home with Georgetown

Kevin Anderson hasn’t always won plaudits during his short tenure in College Park, but this sounds like a good idea.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:48 AM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Terps, Georgetown

Posted at 01:12 AM ET, 04/06/2011

Best D.C. sports soundbites of the past decade

Albert Haynesworth, Jim Zorn, Steve Spurrier, Gilbert Arenas, Michael Jordan and Greg Blache bring the swag.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:12 AM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Redskins, Wizards, Georgetown

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 03/29/2011

Tom Penders on Patrick Ewing and Georgetown

Former college basketball coach says Georgetown created an art department just for Ewing.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:31 PM ET, 03/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Georgetown

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 03/23/2011

Obama snub inspires Georgetown women

Hoyas are still talking about how the President predicted them to lose in the first round.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:20 PM ET, 03/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Georgetown

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 03/22/2011

Maybe Maryland and Georgetown can have a women’s hoops rivalry

While the men’s teams insist on avoiding each other and lose early, the women’s teams are playing for the Sweet 16.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:33 AM ET, 03/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball, Georgetown, Terps

Posted at 07:01 PM ET, 10/28/2010

Charlie Hustle 'n' Flow? Hoyas ballplayer records hip-hop tunes

If I told you that Mike Seander was raised in Rhode Island, went to Duke on a baseball scholarship, was a freshman all-American closer before blowing out his elbow, and is preparing to use his final year of NCAA eligibility as a sports management grad student at Georgetown, I...

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:01 PM ET, 10/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Georgetown | Tags:  Mike Seander Georgetown, Mike Stud