Where Are They Now? Germaine Holden

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Like many others who had watched Notre Dame play on television or heard about its legendary football program, South Carolina native Germaine Holden took a leap of faith when he decided to enroll at the university in South Bend, Ind.. A four year defensive starter for the Irish, Holden thrived under … [Read more...]


Notre Dame Basketball — Is This Team Tournament Ready?

Don't look now, but March is sneaking up on us, and fast. After Bayou Irish did an excellent job on Monday getting us familiar with the Irish Baseball team that is off to a red-hot start, I figured now was a great time to assess the current state of Notre Dame basketball. … [Read more...]


NFL Combine: Eifert Impresses, Te’o Disappoints

Ah, the NFL combine -- the place where tenths of a second in a 40 yard dash and a couple of inches on a vertical jump can translated into millions of dollars. Truth be told, I think it is one of the more overrated and overhyped events the NFL does, but there is no doubt that the combine is a place … [Read more...]


We’re Talkin’ (Irish) Baseball

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At a time when personalized technologies like the iPhone and Hulu have eroded the natural ebb and flow of time and season, sport provides most of the few remaining way-points on the calendar. With our smart phones and tablets, we can time-shift “must see t.v.” to fit our individual schedules, … [Read more...]


Good Fridays w/Padre: Chaplains

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This week, the Michigan State football chaplain got himself in a bit of trouble for making a public boast about the Spartan basketball team, that was of questionable taste (to say the least).  I know this is as much of a shock to you as it is to me – not that a priest has a filthy mouth, but that … [Read more...]