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February 21, 2024 | Latest Issue
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Jonathan Gault
The Setonian
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For the Love of the Game

This will be my final article for The D's sports section and with it, I must arrive at the sad but necessary realization that my time in Hanover is almost at an end.

The Setonian
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For the Love of the Game

A month ago, I talked about sports goats and how they generally get a bad rap. This week, I'm going to be talking about a different kind of goat: the GOAT.

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For the Love of the Game

Yesterday marked the conclusion of the 77th Masters Tournament, and if you are reading this column, you are no doubt aware that the Masters is one of the crown jewels of the American sporting year.

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For the Love of the Game

Perhaps no word better encapsulates the highs and lows of sports than goat. The word actually has more meanings than you would think not only is a goat a four-legged mammal, but it's also a disgusting move used by the staff of Shenaniganz to prank each other in "Waiting" But neither of these apply to sports. In the athletic world, goat means two things: you are either the GOAT (Greatest of All Time) or a goat (the guy who blew the game or scapegoat). I think both are fascinating, but since I only have 800 words to write something insightful, I'm going to set aside the GOAT for now and focus on goats. Goats have been around for as long as sports have, and as sports continue to climb in popularity, goats become more and more famous.

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For the Love of the Game

I have a confession to make. I do not really like sports. Pushed too hard by a sports-obsessed father, I adopted his favorite games as my own while knowing deep down that I was living a lie.

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