Wrapped up in the winter Olympics, Eric Immel, SJ, has a newfound love for figure skating.
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The Devotion of an Olympian
For the next two weeks in Pyeongchang, South Korea, the world will celebrate an athletic tradition which began near Mount Olympus in mainland Greece in honor of Zeus in 776 BCE. Athleticism at its finest reveals the tremendous potential of the human person to exercise...
Super Bowl or Roman Colosseum?
The abuse of people and athletes during the Super Bowl is alarming. What do we do about it?
Sweating It Out
Hard work makes us sweat, even if the work isn’t physical. Andrew Hanson, SJ reflects on various ways sweat has played a role in his life.
March Madness and Family
Gonzaga star Nigel Williams-Goss explains what makes life at a Jesuit university family
A Super Bowl Comeback to Dignity and Inclusion: Did You Catch It?
In the midst of the one heck of a game and comeback, Colten Biro, SJ, identifies 9 messages which meant more than you might think.
Who Are We Racing Against?
As an avid runner, Colten Biro, SJ, ponders the destructive effects of competitive streaks.
Can Anyone Beat the Crimson Tide?
Emanuel Werner, SJ wonders whether anyone has even a chance to defeat the Alabama Crimson Tide in the College Football Playoff.
Top 10 Joyful Sports Moments of 2016
Though 2016 was full of challenging news, Brian Strassburger, SJ argues that sports was a notable exception. Here he counts down the most joyful and exciting moments from the year in sports.
5 Reasons Why I’m Glad the Cubs Won (I Guess…)
As a Wisconsin native living in Chicago, Eric Immel, SJ is a little annoyed by all this Cubs craziness. Still, he finds good reasons to be glad they won.