ESPN’s new documentary, “The Last Dance” is showcasing Michael Jordan’s greatness, but it leaves scholastics Hunter D’Armond and Sean Barry discussing the cost of winning.
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The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted our daily lives in so many ways. Virtually all live sports have been postponed. How do we fans and athletes hold onto our love for the games?
I’m a proud son of Green Bay, WI, and I have plenty of Packers apparel in my wardrobe. The other day I was at the gym, and given my workout clothing rotation, it happened that I was wearing a Packers t-shirt and shorts – green and gold from head to toe.
The 2017 World Series winning Houston Astros are in the spotlight for cheating. They stole signs, and they robbed fans and baseball aficionados of the purity of the game.
With the NCAA National Championship game this evening, former college athlete-turned-Jesuit, Hunter D’Armond asks, “Is football our new ‘golden calf’?”
What a decade for the Jesuits! The 2010s included Sister Jean’s Final Four run, Missy Franklin’s gold medals, new books by James Martin, S.J., the founding of Arrupe College in Chicago, the canonization of Peter Faber, the birth of The Jesuit Post, and (oh yeah!) the election of Pope Francis. Let’s count down the TOP TEN Jesuit events of the decade.
Openness About Mental Illness Makes College Football Players and Us Stronger Than Ever
The USWNT are hoping to win another World Cup this Sunday. But star forward and co-captain Megan Rapinoe has filled headlines with her back-and-forth exchanges with President Donald Trump. Can the country pull together around U.S. soccer’s biggest stars?
A Jesuit hockey fanatic offers a running diary of Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals between the St. Louis Blues and the Boston Bruins. The Blues won the game for a storybook ending to a remarkable comeback season.
Let’s not confuse Tiger Woods’ win at the Masters for a redemption story. Let’s call it what it is: a comeback. As Holy Week teaches us, redemption is about healing and right relationships. This is a sports story. It’s a comeback.