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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    ... and practices and truly enjoyed her SU swag and cheering through every game. But her loyalty to the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame never wavered.
    05/3/2015 - 8:35 am | View Link
  • Old Mill High grad Furman drafted by Broncos; Arundel grad RJ Harris ... - Howard County Times
    ... gathered at the Greene Turtle in Arundel Mills began cheering wildly. ... from Cleveland through Houston and NY Jets), Ben Koyack, te, Notre ...
    05/3/2015 - 4:04 am | View Link
  • Plainfield teams help form loaded SPC - The Herald News
    It’s always fantastic to see all of us cheering for each other at the ... Suarez, has committed to Notre Dame and plans to run the 1,600 and 3
    05/2/2015 - 12:26 pm | View Link
  • STEVE HANLON: A big smile to take away the heartbreak - NWI Times
    I like the Green Bay Packers. I have to deal with Notre Dame here, too. ... "It felt good having people watching you, cheering for you," Brooks ...
    05/1/2015 - 1:33 pm | View Link
  • STEVE HANLON: A big smile to take away the heartbrake - NWI Times
    I like the Green Bay Packers. I have to deal with Notre Dame here, too. ... "It felt good having people watching you, cheering for you," Brooks ...
    05/1/2015 - 7:53 am | View Link
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    Jesuit junior Bess Waldram is already known on the national tennis stage, a power player who verbally committed to Notre Dame in the fall ... Subbiah and Kaneva, backed by a boisterous Beaverton cheering section, came out of the gate on fire, jumping ...
    05/20/2015 - 9:16 pm | View Link
  • Guest commentary: Want national respect? Follow Notre Dame's example
    When I lived in Utah, I grew up cheering for both schools ... welcoming while keeping the same competitive level at the stadium? The answer is to follow Notre Dame. Attending a Notre Dame game as a BYU fan was a new experience that started well before ...
    05/18/2015 - 7:27 am | View Link
  • Taylor Swift attended brother's graduation ahead of Billboard Music Awards
    The pop star took to Instagram.com to post a video of her cheering him on from the stands, and added the caption, "AUSTIN JUST GRADUATED FROM NOTRE DAME WHAT A DAY." She then headed to Sin City with Austin and her new boyfriend, DJ Calvin Harris ...
    05/18/2015 - 2:12 am | View Link
  • McAnaney: Looking Back to Look Ahead at Notre Dame-Albany
    "We had a small pocket of Notre Dame fans but the rest of the stadium was cheering for Albany and the Thompsons. We understood why everyone was rooting for Albany but that gave us some extra momentum." The Irish used that momentum to open up by scoring the ...
    05/17/2015 - 10:54 am | View Link
  • Taylor Swift Watches Brother Graduate
    Proud Austin, 23, graduated on Sunday at the University’s commencement ceremony held at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana. And he had his superstar sister cheering him on for his important day. The ceremony which featured a commencement ...
    05/17/2015 - 6:37 am | View Link
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