Manti Te’o: Innocent Catfish Victim or Failed Con Artist? By Kathleen Flood

By Kathleen Flood I first have to admit something many people currently look down upon and few are willing to say out loud, my name is Kathleen Flood and I am a Notre Dame fan. Secret’s out, but I can explain, I swear. My parents are both Notre Dame graduates. However, they were in attendance […]

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What were they thinking?

by Jamie Gallagher Thursday, January 24th left Atlanta Braves fans everywhere in despair. On this day, the news came that General Manager Frank Wren had traded Martin Prado to the Arizona Diamondbacks. In this seven player trade, Prado, along with four other players, went to Arizona, in exchange for third baseman Chris Johnson and outfielder […]

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Aspen, Colorado: Where the Temperatures are Low, and the Good Times are High

By: Angela de Nicolo The X Games kicked off on January 24th in Aspen, and they were as exciting as they were record-breaking.  Action sports superstar Shaun White won his 6th consecutive gold medal in superpipe; crowd attendance soared to above 114,500 people, which is more than ever before; and snowmobile trick competitor Joe Parson […]

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Sidelines Main Focus for Sidebar Stories

By Hannah Couch From the Olympics to the Super Bowl, spectators at the actual event and at home are not only interested in what is taking place on the field amongst the athletes; they also want the inside scoop on what is occurring on the sidelines. During the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, the parents […]

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Lance Armstrong: The Man, The Myth, The Liar?

By Kent Caraway What do we do when our heroes are deconstructed before our eyes? What do we do when more than fifteen years of competition are undermined by a regulatory agency? Can cycling clean up its act and restore the faith of a dwindling and distrustful fan base, and why does Lance Armstrong matter […]

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Coaching To Win

By Alan Carroll In the NFL, as in every sport in the world except for Sarcastaball, a coach’s mission is to win. Sure having a great relationship with your players and running an ethical organization are important, but even the “great guy” can find himself in the hot seat at the end of a disappointing […]

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Lance Armstrong Interview

By: Annalise Coronel After all the buzz and pre-analyzing of Lance Armstrong’s upcoming interview with Oprah Winfrey, was this step towards clarification and image restoration truly effective? The two-part interview that occurred last Thursday and Friday on the OWN network has already received much criticism. Jake Tapper, anchor at CNN, tweets, “This is how bad […]

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PEDs and Cognitive Dissonance

By Scott Cogar Is anyone else tired of this story? If you had a pulse and a television, it was hard to ignore the Lance Armstrong news from the past week. If somehow you just woke up from a coma, the news is that the 7 time Tour De France Champion and the face of […]

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