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.

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ASK NEWS:
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    ... was wishful, or maybe it was because Mike, the 6-7, 310-pound Notre Dame offensive lineman, was in attendance, cheering on his alma mater.
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    At halftime, they plan to switch stadium sides — cheering one half ... lost as a starter after the Seminoles held off Notre Dame last week.
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  • Why I won’t be cheering for old Notre Dame
    The University of Notre Dame’s administration building. (Getty/Jonathan Daniel) 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 ...
    12/3/2012 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • Fathers and Daughters bond over cheering for Notre Dame
    A lot of people do the same thing for every away game. Whether it's going to the same bar to watch or throwing a watch party at home. But Saturday a group of St. Mary's Seniors may have just started a new tradition by bringing their dad's to the Linebacker ...
    11/10/2012 - 3:00 pm | View Link
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    But he's as unequivocal about his football loyalties as he is about his views on legalizing pot. To step into his office you have to walk on a Notre Dame rug. His desk is lit by a Notre Dame lamp. A picture of former Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz ...
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