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.
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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.
Garrett Gundlach, SJ was recruited to announce his school’s Friday football games. Somehow he hasn’t been fired yet.
Emanuel Werner, SJ wonders how such a successful college football coach could feel so miserable.
Despite growing up a White Sox fan, Sean Barry, SJ reflects upon his disturbing delight at the ascendance of the once-despised Cubs
We still can’t look away from O.J., and Jason Downer, SJ wonders why we pleasure in watching other people’s suffering?
Football is back. I know, I know, depending on where you stand those three words can make your heart race – or your eyes roll. It can seem like a waste of time, a whole lot to do about nothing, entertainment for the masses... I get it. But watch this and tell me it’s...
On the heels of Colin Kaepernick’s anthem-kneeling, Dan Everson, SJ sees similarities between the National Anthem and the Our Father.
What do Mongolian wrestling coaches and Michael Rossmann, SJ have in common? They blame others rather than take responsibility.
Eric Immel, SJ, considers his own adoption in the wake of comments made about Simone Biles and her parents.