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College Basketball, Georgetown Hoyas, John Thompson, Mac McClung, Patrick Ewing -

Even as the boy took his first breath, the doctors and nurses scrambled to make sure it wouldn’t be his last. He was still, lifeless. The umbilical cord was wrapped twice around his neck and could be cutting off the oxygen to his brain. His father stood back, helpless. As a linebacker he was strong […]

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Father's Day, Georgetown Hoyas, Jaren Jackson, Michigan State, Michigan State Spartans, NBA Draft, Spurs -

There’s arguably nobody whose draft stock is soaring so high, so close to the NBA draft, as former Michigan State big man Jaren Jackson Jr. And there’s nobody who’s prouder at this moment than his father, former NBA player Jaren Jackson Sr. Father and son NBA duos exist, but they are rare, and each person’s […]

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Cleveland Cavaliers, CulturePlay, Georgetown Hoyas, Jeff Green, NBA, Syracuse Orange -

To say that Jeff Green has a newfound appreciation for life would be a complete understatement. His outlook has changed almost completely since January 2012, when the 6-foot-9 forward, then a member of the Boston Celtics, underwent open-heart surgery at the age of 25 after a routine physical revealed an aortic aneurysm. Green sat out […]

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Georgetown Hoyas, Jeff Van Gundy, John Thompson, Mike Jarvis, NCB, New York Knicks, Pat Riley, Patrick Ewing -

Patrick Ewing coached his first game for Georgetown on Sunday at Capital One Arena, a 73-57 win over Jacksonville watched by more star power (including Michael Jordan) in the stands of a Hoyas home game since President Barack Obama took in Duke-Georgetown in 2010. It came 36 years after a 7-foot prodigy first suited up […]

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ESPN, Georgetown Hoyas, John Thompson III, NCB -

In the seven months since leaving Georgetown, John Thompson III has been watching basketball differently. His thoughts as he views games these days include what would he say about this play, how would he explain why this particular matchup works, or why this team has succeeded making this adjustment versus what it was doing earlier […]

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Commentary, Georgetown Hoyas, John Thompson, Patrick Ewing -

The biggest Georgetown fan I know didn’t want Patrick Ewing to take this job. “Don’t get me wrong. I love Patrick,” said the man, who is as close to the program as you can get without being employed by the school. “Forget just basketball — he might be my favorite athlete ever. “But I want […]

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Charlotte Hornets, Georgetown Hoyas, NBA, NCB, New York Knicks, Patrick Ewing, What Had Happened Was -

GAME. BLOUSES. Patrick Ewing is finally going to be a head coach. After being passed over for opportunities by the Memphis Grizzlies and Sacramento Kings and only being offered an interview for the New York Knicks’ D-League job a few years back, the former NBA No. 1 overall pick’s patience paid off big time on […]

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Georgetown Hoyas, Men's NCAA Tournament, NCB, Patrick Ewing -

UPDATE — Georgetown announced the hiring of Patrick Ewing as its new men’s basketball coach Monday. It took the news that a John Thompson is no longer coaching at Georgetown to make you realize that it’s been 18 years since the original John Thompson coached at Georgetown. So great was the power of the name, […]

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Barack Obama, Georgetown Hoyas, Men's NCAA Tournament, NCB -

Georgetown is in trouble. The once gold standard of swagger in college basketball has sunk to new lows, and the Hoyas are now in need of a new leader after dismissing John Thompson III. America was once in similar trouble and one man was able to bail the country out. Comedian Reese Waters sends out […]

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All Day, Education, Georgetown Hoyas, Slavery -

Here’s the big problem with slavery: Without actual legal tender, there is no way to repay the damage done. It’s as simple as that. So when it was revealed that Georgetown University, the prestigious institution in Washington, D.C., once had to save itself by selling off slaves, many were prepared for not only an apology, […]

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david falk, final four, georgetown hoyas, john thompson, Patrick Ewing, Sports -

Patrick Ewing is the most prominent athlete to come out of Georgetown University, a player […]

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