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  • June 3, 1994: Georgetown offers Iverson a scholarship

    llen Iverson, nationally recognized for his basketball skills and legal troubles, plans to enroll at Georgetown University in August, his lawyers and the school said Thursday. Iverson, the former Bethel High School All-American, signed on April 19 a...
  • Jan. 22, 1995: At last it's Allen Iverson vs. Felipe Lopez

    Two complete strangers, linked for two years by talent and anticipation, will finally meet Tuesday. Felipe Lopez. Allen Iverson. El Senor. Bubbachuck. Mere freshmen, they are heralded as the saviors of the Big East, a once-mighty basketball conference...
  • May 2, 1996: Iverson leaves Georgetown, says he'll turn pro

    Allen Iverson's face was stoic, his voice unwavering. But the tears in his mother's eyes revealed the raw emotion of the moment. ``My family needs me right now,'' Iverson said Wednesday as he confirmed that he is forgoing his final two college basketball...
  • Jan. 3, 1995: Iverson fitting in as a freshman at Georgetown

    Four months into an improbable academic and athletic odyssey, Allen Iverson has apparently built a sturdy foundation at Georgetown University. ``This is where I want to be in my life right now,'' Iverson said Monday during his first interview since his...
  • Feb. 16, 2011: Kemba Casts His Spell. Shreds The Hoyas For Game-High 31 Before Full House

    Feb. 16, 2011: Kemba Casts His Spell. Shreds The Hoyas For Game-High 31 Before Full House
    HARTFORD -- Kemba Walker stirred up the XL Center and shook up Georgetown Wednesday night, turning the packed downtown arena into an electric stage for some wonderful playmaking. More creative as he went, moving assertively around one defender and then...
  • Summer Celebration Concert brings bigger crowds, more security

    Summer Celebration Concert brings bigger crowds, more security
    As the Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration really begins to heat up, all eyes are on security measures meant to help prevent the kind of violence that spoiled the last days of the annual event last year. For thousands who took in a Friday night outdoor...
  • Summer Celebration called a success as it comes to a close

    Summer Celebration called a success as it comes to a close
    Hundreds gathered at the Convention Center Sunday for the Celebration of Praise worship service on the final day of Indiana Black Expo's Summer Celebration. “It’s our way to close out Indiana Black Expo with a bang, coming together with peace...
  • Capsule Looks At The Conference Teams

    Capsule Looks At The Conference Teams
    In predicted order of finish: Pittsburgh Last season: 25-9, 13-5 Big East. Lost to Xavier in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Coach: Jamie Dixon, eighth season, 188-54 Top players: Junior guard Ashton Gibbs, senior guard Brad Wanamaker,...
  • ODU faces major opening men's basketball test in Georgetown

    Now this is the way to kick off a season. Old Dominion's men's basketball team, coming off a 27-9 season that included a first-round NCAA tournament victory, tips off its 2010-11 follow-up campaign against Georgetown, ranked No. 20 in The Associated...
  • Mailbag: Should skateboarders be licensed?

    Speedboarding is dangerous for the boarders, but that is their problem — let kids of all ages have fun. It is also unfair to motorists and cyclists who pay to use the streets and must obtain licenses and insurance for the privilege. If the...
  • SportsWeek 02/16/12

    SportsWeek 02/16/12
    This week Lou Holder goes on an interview rampage. Check out his exclusive interviews with Coach John Thompson, former Redskins Quarterback Jason Campbell and the stars of the Miami Heat.