DC Sports Bog: Georgetown


Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 03/19/2014

Rich Chvotkin celebrates Georgetown’s NIT win

This is the most excited anyone has ever been about a double-digit first-round NIT victory.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:59 AM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Georgetown, Rich Chvotkin

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 03/13/2014

Maryland, Georgetown both out before conference quarterfinals

This has been a bad year for the Terps and Hoyas. It got worse this week.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:16 PM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, Terps

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 03/12/2014

Ezra Edelman and ESPN’s ‘Requiem for the Big East’

A D.C. native and lifelong Georgetown fan talks about his ESPN “30 for 30” film on the rise and fall of the Big East.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:36 PM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Big East, ESPN, Ezra Edelman, Georgetown, John Thompson, Syracuse

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 02/12/2014

When Roy Hibbert met Kwame Brown as teenagers at a WWE event

More than a decade ago, a 14-year-old Roy Hibbert met a 19-year old Kwame Brown at a WWE event in D.C.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:51 PM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, Kwame Brown, Roy Hibbert, Wizards

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 02/12/2014

Georgetown basketball team’s visit to South Korea, in photos

Some amazing photos have surfaced from the Hoyas’ trip for the Armed Forces Classic.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:50 AM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, Hoyas

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 02/10/2014

Georgetown and Butler bulldogs hang out and be cute (Video)

The meeting was all of the adorable you’d expect.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:10 AM ET, 02/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, Hoyas, Jack the Bulldog

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 02/07/2014

Georgetown, Maryland plan color themes for Saturday’s games

If the design depends on your seat, don’t mess it up.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:11 PM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, Maryland

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 11/13/2013

Nick Foles was recruited by Georgetown

Eagles QB, who will face the Redskins on Sunday, was once on the radar of John Thompson III.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:45 AM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Eagles, Georgetown, Nick Foles, Redskins

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 11/08/2013

Georgetown’s Armed Forces Classic uniforms

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:34 AM ET, 11/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, Nike

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 11/05/2013

AT&T says it has upgraded wireless service in Verizon Center (UPDATED)

AT&T says there will be better service in Verizon Center, but AT&T just won’t say the words ‘Verizon Center.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:06 PM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Georgetown, Verizon Center, Wizards

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 11/05/2013

Georgetown’s You Can Play video

Georgetown becomes the first Catholic university in the U.S. to join the movement supporting LGBT athletes.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:54 AM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, Hoyas

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 10/28/2013

Georgetown’s Jabril Trawick dunks while wearing mascot head

There was singing, dancing, and lots of dunks at Georgetown on Friday night.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:00 PM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, Hoyas, John Thompson III

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 10/23/2013

Otto Porter on bonding with a homeless man over Georgetown basketball

The Wizards rookie answers questions about his random act of kindness.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:03 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, Hoyas, Otto Porter Jr. Otto Porter, Wizards

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 10/11/2013

Georgetown to wear Hoya-inspired camo Nikes

The Hoyas will rock the “Jack the Bulldog” colorway this season.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:44 PM ET, 10/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 09/27/2013

Georgetown unveils new mascot design

The new look is described as "friendlier" and "cartoonier."

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:02 PM ET, 09/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, Jack the Bulldog

Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 09/12/2013

Syracuse and Georgetown could have a 10-year series

Syracuse AD says he and Jim Boeheim have signed a 10-year contract, and they’re waiting on Georgetown’s response.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:52 AM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, Jim Boeheim, John Thompson Jr., Syracuse

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 08/26/2013

Patrick Ewing moves daughter into Georgetown

Hoyas legend now has a daughter attending Georgetown, which made for lots of excited moments over the weekend.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:15 AM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, Patrick Ewing

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 07/31/2013

'J.J.' will not be Georgetown's bulldog mascot

Before his tenure even officially began, the Hoyas' 'mascot in training' is moving off campus.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:12 PM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 07/11/2013

Fox Sports 1 promo features fake Georgetown players

New sports network's fancy new 90-second commercial spot includes John Thompson III and some fake Hoyas.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:52 PM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox Sports 1, Georgetown, John Thompson III

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 07/03/2013

Georgetown recruit L.J. Peak pulls a hat trick

In front of a crowd of South Carolina partisans, the newest Hoya recruit tosses a South Carolina hat on the floor and switches to Georgetown.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:20 AM ET, 07/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, L.J. Peak

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 06/25/2013

JTIII on Otto Porter: 'I think he should go No. 1

Georgetown coach still says his former star is the most prepared player in the 2013 draft.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:44 AM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, John Thompson III, Otto Porter, Wizards

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 06/10/2013

The job requirements for a Georgetown basketball assistant coach

The Hoyas recently advertised for an assistant coach on this very Web site. The right candidate needed to be available nights and weekends.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:49 PM ET, 06/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 06/03/2013

JTIII: Otto Porter is 'by far' the best player in this draft

Hoyas coach goes above and beyond in selling his star's NBA readiness during a recent radio interview.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:52 AM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Georgetown, John Thompson III, Otto Porter, Wizards

Posted at 08:22 AM ET, 05/31/2013

Georgetown greats go to Miami to support Roy Hibbert

Otto Porter, Jeff Green and Greg Monroe travel south to watch another Hoya in the Eastern Conference finals.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:22 AM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Falk, Georgetown, Morning pixels, NBA, Otto Porter, Roy Hibbert

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 04/08/2013

John Thompson Jr. calls Mike Rice behavior 'incomprehensible'

Longtime Georgetown coach defined 'old school,' but he says that throwing basketballs at players isn't that.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:59 AM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chipper Jones, ESPN 980, Georgetown, John Thompson Jr., Mike Rice

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 04/05/2013

Morning Pixels: Michael Graham wins the lottery

Former Hoyas forward lands a million-dollar lottery prize in D.C.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:55 AM ET, 04/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, Michael Graham, Mike Green, Morning pixels, Nats

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 03/29/2013

John Thompson saves Northwest D.C. Boys & Girls Club

The legendary coach stepped up to prevent the club from closing.

By Sarah Kogod  |  05:33 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, John Thompson

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 03/29/2013

Derrick Coleman says Hoyas 'aren't playing Georgetown basketball'

One-time Syracuse legend attempts to diagnose what's been wrong with Georgetown in the postseason. Ouchie.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:29 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  106.7 The Fan, Derrick Coleman, Georgetown, NCAA Tournament, Syracuse

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 03/26/2013

Why that guy was popping his Georgetown shirt during the FGCU game

One Georgetown fan was displaying Hoyas pride while San Diego State played Dunk City. Here's why.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:44 PM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, NCAA Tournament

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 03/21/2013

The giant inflatable bulldog mascot in Georgetown

Remember the giant inflatable Caps figure who shows up in Georgetown during the playoffs? Now there's a Hoyas mascot in its place.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:08 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, NCAA Tournament

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 03/21/2013

Georgetown's NCAA Tournament Air Jordan XX8s

Take a look at the new customized shoes the Hoyas will wear Friday against Florida Gulf Coast.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:57 AM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Is Otto Porter a top 10 D.C. area basketball player?

Otto Porter is in contention for national player of the year awards. Does that make him an all-time area great?

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:19 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN 980, Georgetown, Maryland

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 03/12/2013

Georgetown back on the (regional) cover of SI

For the ninth time, the Hoyas are featured prominently on at least a regional version of Sports Illustrated.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:25 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, Patrick Ewing, Sports Illustrated

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 03/11/2013

Costumes and banners at the Georgetown-Syracuse finale

The last Big East meeting between the longtime rivals led to a particular burst in creative fan energy. And costumes.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:07 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, Syracuse

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 03/11/2013

Morning Pixels: John Thompson on the Big East pimps

Proud Georgetown leader and alum thinks 'Cuse will regret its changing conference affiliation.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:34 AM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Big East, Georgetown, John Thompson, Morning pixels, Syracuse, Ted Leonsis

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 03/09/2013

College GameDay crew in D.C. dressed like Founding Fathers

For College GameDay's appearance in D.C. advancing the Georgetown-Syracuse game, the four-man studio crew dressed up like colonialists.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:29 AM ET, 03/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ESPN, Georgetown, Syracuse

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 03/08/2013

Georgetown fans promise largest (known) homemade banner in college basketball history

For the Hoyas's final Big East meeting with Syracuse, a fan group is promising a 52' x 25' banner.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:30 PM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, Syracuse

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 02/25/2013

Morning Pixels: When the Hoyas closed Manley Field House

Georgetown's win during this final Big East trip to the Carrier Dome reminded everyone of a game 33 years ago. Here's what happened.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:34 AM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, John Thompson, Morning pixels, Syracuse

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 02/24/2013

Hoyas win at Syracuse, Rich Chvotkin rejoices

A win during their last-ever Big East trip to the Carrier Dome is good for 15 'Hoyas win" shouts from the Georgetown play-by-play man.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:21 AM ET, 02/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, Rich Chvotkin

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 02/22/2013

Michael Carter-Williams says Syracuse has always been better than Georgetown

Current and former stars talking aggressive trash about Georgetown? That should make this weekend fun.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:32 AM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, Syracuse

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 02/20/2013

John Thompson III and Mark Turgeon discuss Maryland-Georgetown rivalry

Hoyas coach says a series with Maryland is possible, and virtually guarantees the Hoyas will play Syracuse again.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:11 PM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, John Thompson III, Mark Turgeon, Maryland

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 02/12/2013

Local hoops junkie attends 500th Division I game

You might like going to college basketball games a lot, but Seth Maiman likes it more.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:02 PM ET, 02/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Basketball, Fans, George Washington, Georgetown

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 02/08/2013

Georgetown bulldogs escort Butler bulldogs around campus

So many bulldogs!

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:44 PM ET, 02/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, Hoyas, mascots

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 02/06/2013

A 'Hoya Saka' T-shirt

Anyone can buy a 'Hoya Saxa' t-shirt. Only a few brave souls can rock the 'Hoya Saka.'

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:24 PM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown

Posted at 09:19 AM ET, 01/23/2013

Morning Pixels: Jim Boeheim on Georgetown

Longtime Syracuse coach says his final scheduled Big East meeting with Georgetown will be the most emotional regular season game of his career.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:19 AM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Georgetown, Jim Boeheim, Morning pixels

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 01/09/2013

Georgetown fans bring 'traitors and liars' banner to Pitt game

Conference realignment always hurts feelings, and Hoyas fans seem to have been hurt.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:11 AM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ACC, Big East, Georgetown, Pittsburgh

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 11/14/2012

Bono visits Georgetown, jokes about Syracuse

During an introduction to a serious speech in front ofmore than 700 Georgetown students and local leaders, the musician and activist works in a Syracuse crack.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:50 AM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bono, Duke, Georgetown, Syracuse

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 10/26/2012

John Thompson, Georgetown and Nike

Thursday's opening of the new Nike palace on M Street was also a celebration of the relationship between the Hoyas and the shoe company.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:56 AM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, John Thompson III, John Thompson Jr., Nike

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 10/25/2012

Photos: D.C. sports at Nike’s new Georgetown store

The new Nike store on M Street -- in the old Barnes and Noble location -- is filled with nods to Washington sports.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:16 PM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Georgetown, Nike, Redskins

Posted at 06:16 PM ET, 10/23/2012

Georgetown’s new men’s basketball unis

Georgetown's new basketball uniforms pay tribute to John Thompson.

By Sarah Kogod  |  06:16 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Basketball, Georgetown, Hoyas

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 08/06/2012

Georgetown featured in futuristic Nike basketball commercial

Futuristic ad for Jordan’s brand features hypothetical Hoyas recruit.

By Sarah Kogod  |  04:22 PM ET, 08/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  College Basketball | Tags:  Georgetown

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