Why I Won't Be Cheering For Old Notre Dame

Well, since you asked — and many of my friends have, some more than once — no, I will not be cheering for my alma mater, the University of Notre Dame, to win big-time college football's championship on Jan. 7. What's really surprising me are those who believe as I do — that two players on the team have committed serious criminal acts, sexual assault in one case, and rape in another — but assumed that I'd support the team anyway, just as it is.

Topics:  university   notre dame   jan   i   team   
ASK NEWS:
  • Can sports fans swing the Indiana primary? - MSNBC
    Cruz praises Obama’s basketball abilities - The Hill
    05/3/2016 - 2:16 pm | View Link
  • Argentinian TV station trolls Donald Trump with a brilliant ad for ... - USA Today
    VIDEO: Horowitz — Why these Mexicans really love Trump - FOXNews.com
    05/3/2016 - 10:52 am | View Link
  • The Latest: Trump Says Indiana Win Means 'It's Over' - ABC News
    The Latest: Trump says Indiana win means 'it's over' - Miami Herald
    05/2/2016 - 9:01 am | View Link
  • Looking back at everything that led to Bobby Knight's downfall - SI.com
    [embedded content] Knight’s outburst had fans cheering in the arena ... Digger Phelps, then the Notre Dame coach, proposed driving down from
    05/2/2016 - 5:44 am | View Link
  • Trey Blount's a Georgia Bulldog - Scout.com
    Georgia picks up class of 2017 commit in Pace Academy's Trey Blount - Ledger-Enquirer
    05/1/2016 - 6:31 am | View Link
  • More
BING NEWS:
  • Syracuse men's basketball cheering on SU women: 'It's a great day to be in the 3-1-5'
    Syracuse became the first program in the nation to place both its men's and women's teams in the Sweet 16. The women's tournament will finalize its Sweet 16 field Monday night. Maryland, Texas A&M, Oklahoma and either Indiana or Notre Dame could join their ...
    03/21/2016 - 2:43 am | View Link
  • L.A. PARKER: Notre Dame student cheering section gets its Irish up
    That’s the name of the Notre Dame High student cheering section. Who knew hooliganism could reach such high-decibels and fun as Notre Dame faithful celebrated a basketball daily double with Mercer County Tournament championships in both girls and boys ...
    02/28/2016 - 12:10 am | View Link
  • Out of top four, Notre Dame can add cheering to its busy weekend
    These things are fluid, remember? The College Football Playoff committee warned us of at least that much last year, when TCU went from No. 3 to No. 6 in the final rankings, despite beating Iowa State by 52 in its finale. This is not the old system.
    11/24/2015 - 12:05 pm | View Link
  • North Texas Special Olympics Squad Will Leave You Cheering
    DALLAS (CBS 11 NEWS) – With pom-poms in hand, and relentless joy in their hearts, the cheer squad at Dallas’ Notre Dame school polishes their big routine: and they’re not at all territorial with their support. “If they can get an audience ...
    03/5/2015 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Still cheering for old Notre Dame
    The road stretched before them, slicing through farmland and flat, empty fields headed due west. The pilgrimage along Route 80 took Tom Longo and Phil Sheridan about 10 hours and 700 miles as the former Notre Dame football players traded stories and ...
    01/5/2013 - 9:08 pm | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • UND.COM :: The Official Site of Notre Dame Athletics
    The Official Site of Notre Dame Athletics, partner of CBS Interactive Advanced Media. The most comprehensive coverage of University of Notre Dame Fighting Irish ...
    05/1/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Website
  • The Notre Dame Holy Half
    official website of the 2016 Holy Half. Currently in its twelfth consecutive year, the Holy Half Marathon is one of the largest student-organized events at the ...
    04/30/2016 - 5:59 am | View Website
  • "I'm Sure I Have Contributed To False Values": Red Smith ...
    No Cheering is on the short list of great sports books, the ideal companion in any home library to Lawrence Ritter's The Glory of their Times. Yet, inexcusably, No ...
    04/30/2016 - 2:31 am | View Website
  • Notre Same Church
    Notre Same Church - an Anglican Church in Manchester ... RELIGION IN FOCUS. Overview. Religion isthe believe in and worship of God or gods.
    04/29/2016 - 9:14 am | View Website
  • Notre Dame Victory March with lyrics
    Notre Dame Victory March with lyrics Notre Dame fight song Rally sons of Notre Dame: Sing her glory and sound her fame, Raise her Gold and Blue And cheer ...
    04/29/2016 - 3:44 am | View Website
  • More
Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Politics News