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:
  • Jul 19, 2016, 2:17 PM EDT - NBC Sports
    Lou Holtz Carried A Bottle Of Whisky At RNC And Didn't Fumble A Drop - Huffington Post
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  • 18th Annual PWA's Friends For Life Bike Rally Departs Toronto, July ... - Broadway World
    We are looking forward to cheering them on along their route to ... Friday, July 29: Lancaster, Rivière-Beaudette, Coteau-du-Lac, Notre Dame de I
    07/19/2016 - 12:24 pm | View Link
  • Notre Dame WR Torii Hunter Jr. steps out of the shadow of a legacy - Martinsville Reporter-Times
    ... pound senior wasn’t given a scholarship to play football at Notre Dame. ... That’s why Katrina led a high school football cheering group ...
    07/17/2016 - 8:28 am | View Link
  • Army honor for NFA grad - Record Online
    Johnson would not play another down, cheering on his teammates from the ... He played for Notre Dame coach Ara Parseghian in the 1968 North-South
    07/17/2016 - 8:23 am | View Link
  • After a title-less winter, Becahi's girls basketball team is looking ... - Morning Call
    "It's a great feeling when the crowd is all hyped up, cheering your name. ... 11 a.m. games Northampton vs. Freedom North Hunterdon vs. Notre ...
    07/16/2016 - 11:28 am | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Former Fighting Irish coach Lou Holtz has no interest in cheering for immigrants’ teams
    Holtz, who was raised Roman Catholic, rose to the spotlight by coaching a Roman Catholic university with a French name — University of Notre Dame du Lac translates to “Our Lady of the Lake” — whose football team is nicknamed the Fighting Irish.
    07/19/2016 - 11:39 pm | 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 - 12:07 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 - 4:10 pm | 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
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BING SEARCH:
  • Notre Dame High School Profile | Lawrence Township, New ...
    Notre Dame High School in Lawrence Township, New Jersey (NJ) serves 1298 students in grades 9 - 12. Find data, photos, and reviews about this school.
    07/18/2016 - 4:28 pm | View Website
  • The Notre Dame Holy Half
    Hall presidents attempting to sign up for a water or cheering station may do so by clicking here. ... Because the Holy Half is a student club at Notre Dame, ...
    07/17/2016 - 3:25 pm | View Website
  • Hotels Near Notre Dame Stadium
    Cheer on the Fighting Irish at the Notre Dame football stadium while enjoying a comfortable, convenient stay at our nearby hotel.
    07/17/2016 - 7:54 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 ...
    07/16/2016 - 5:28 pm | View Website
  • Notre Dame Club of San Diego
    Hello San Diego Notre Dame Family: With the annual Padres outing coming up on Saturday, response has been so strong that we are now oversubscribed for tickets.
    07/16/2016 - 4:45 pm | View Website
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