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:
  • 14 Films In 4 Days: My Experience At TCM Classic Film Festival - KPBS
    Laughton’s eloquent performance in “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” or ... classics that would pack the theaters and have the audience cheering.
    04/2/2015 - 1:55 pm | View Link
  • Can UK attain Final Four perfection? - Louisville Courier-Journal
    Kentucky's Andrew Harrison looks to pass over Notre Dame's Demetrius Jackson ... at all." THE COURIER-JOURNAL IU’s perfect ’76 team cheering UK ...
    04/2/2015 - 8:58 am | View Link
  • Sapakoff: Gamecocks owe much of Final Four run to No. 1 fan support - Charleston Post and Courier
    ... is they were confused about which team they were cheering for.” The Gamecocks won’t get such an edge in Tampa. Notre Dame, appearing in its...
    04/1/2015 - 2:13 pm | View Link
  • 'Coach' John Castellani prefers to live in the present - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
    He spent a handful of seasons as an assistant at Notre Dame, was the head ... a handful of people in the crowd of 18,803 were cheering for ...
    03/31/2015 - 10:45 am | View Link
  • Hlas: Why not Wisconsin? - Cedar Rapids Gazette
    I’m not cheering for Bucky because Wisconsin is a Big Ten team ... probably wouldn’t be going to Indianapolis had it faced Notre Dame, Arizona
    03/31/2015 - 5:44 am | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Hadley native Nate Bombardier is Notre Dame’s leprechaun mascot
    Notre Dame has three leprechauns assigned to one of three cheer ... “It (means) more when you’re cheering for people that you know and you’re rooting for them as a friend and not just the team you’re assigned to root for.” Bombardier took the ...
    04/8/2015 - 4:41 pm | View Link
  • Nurse shook off nerves to help UConn win in front of her own cheering section
    It was Nurse's defining moment of UConn's 63-53 over Notre Dame in the NCAA women's basketball championship ... The six-foot guard finished with nine points in front of her personal cheering section that included McNabb and her dad Richard Nurse, a former ...
    04/8/2015 - 9:08 am | View Link
  • Former Notre Dame QB Joe Theismann visits practice, evaluates QBs
    If one does well, the other one is cheering for them. It’s a great thing to see ... When Theismann evaluated Notre Dame’s quarterback stable, he found big talent — but small egos. “They’re sponges. They’re learning,” Theismann said of ...
    04/8/2015 - 9:07 am | View Link
  • Cheering section helped Canada’s Nurse toward title with UConn
    It was Nurse’s defining moment of UConn’s 63-53 over Notre Dame in the NCAA women’s basketball championship ... The six-foot guard finished with nine points in front of her personal cheering section that included McNabb and her dad Richard Nurse ...
    04/8/2015 - 8:34 am | View Link
  • UConn crushes Maryland, will face Notre Dame for women's basketball title
    UConn will face Notre Dame for the title on Tuesday night in a rematch ... Former NFL star Donovan McNabb was also in the crowd cheering on his niece Kia Nurse, who is a freshman at UConn. The former athletes weren't the only stars at the game.
    04/5/2015 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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    List of All-Time Competitive Cheer State Finals Appearances Click Here . 2015 State Champions . Division 1 - Grandville. Division 2 - Gibraltar Carlson
    04/17/2015 - 2:37 am | View Website
  • College Cheerleader Heaven
    A blog about college cheerleaders, college cheer, university cheerleaders, cheerleader uniforms, cheerleader costumes, cheerleader photos.
    04/16/2015 - 6:09 pm | View Website
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame 1996 (Disney)
    Little explanation: few days after I posted whole movie youtube deleted it ("copyrights, blablabla..."), so I decided to find scenes uploaded by other ...
    04/16/2015 - 11:14 am | View Website
  • UND.COM
    Irish Cheerleaders 2014-15 Cheerleading Squad. The cheerleading program at the University of Notre Dame is a non-competitive sport consisting of two squads that cheer ...
    04/16/2015 - 4:54 am | View Website
  • Victory March (fight song)
    Lyrics "Rally sons of Notre Dame: Sing her glory and sound her fame, Raise her Gold and Blue And cheer with voices true: Rah, rah, for Notre Dame
    04/16/2015 - 3:57 am | View Website
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