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.
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The best story of NCAA March Madness was not the University of Virginia’s redemption story. It was the graciousness of University of Auburn in defeat.
Liverpool F.C. have waited for 30 years to be at the top of English Soccer. This year, the hope of their fans and players finally carried them to claim the English Premier League title. What do they have to teach us about hope?
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?
To celebrate the start of the NFL season, first-time author Sean Teets, SJ, asks, how do I know if what I’m giving up is worth it?
The big European soccer leagues are using VAR, and soccer fanatic Ian Peoples can’t help but feel it’s ruining the game. But is that true?
The MLB is resuming later this month, and it will be a relatively breathless 60-game dash to the World Series.
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.
With the FIFA Women’s World Cup and a volleyball match that broke a world record, August was a big month for women’s sports. Noah Banasiewicz, SJ reflects on his time as chaplain to a women’s volleyball team and what made watching the historic, record-breaking match so moving.
Openness About Mental Illness Makes College Football Players and Us Stronger Than Ever