Friday Roundup – Episode 24

Friday Roundup

Tonight on the Friday Roundup, there's a lot of Notre Dame football talk on this Blue/Gold eve. I may get to call a play for the Irish, some non-QB battle things to look out for, and some talk on Elli Thatcher and 271 miles.¬†Finally, I mention Jim Delany's ideas on how to "fix" the academic issues in college football. Also, fill out this survey for a chance at a $25 Amazon gift card. This will be the last week! … [Read more...]

Friday Roundup – Episode 23 (April 10, 2015)

Friday Roundup

Hey, look at this--through the wonder of technology (and me actually learning it), this week's episode of the Friday Roundup is here in a timely fashion! This week, I talk about the joys (read pain) of being a sports fan, especially when your teams manage to find success. Also discussed, Gary Patterson of TCU decides to fire away months later at the playoff committee, a Notre Dame spring catch-up, and the possibility of the 12 team conference championship requirement being … [Read more...]

Friday Roundup: The “Pain in Success” Edition

Friday Roundup

Monday and Tuesday of this week were strange sports nights as a Notre Dame fan. Watching Wisconsin and Duke square off in the men's basketball final threw my brain into a "what if" spiral. Notre Dame had beaten Duke, twice, the last two losses they had suffered this season. Wisconsin managed to do what Notre Dame came so close to doing: knocking off Kentucky. So what if Notre Dame had pulled off the upset first. Would they then have beaten Wisconsin to face a team they had already beaten … [Read more...]

Friday Roundup: The “Elite” Edition

Friday Roundup

I awoke this morning at around 3:30 AM paying for a celebration that is typically reserved for a football victory. I'm sure celebrating with some fellow Sorin Otters did aid the situation, but then again, I can't ever remember a time in which we gathered together for a basketball game. Yet here we are, in a world in which Notre Dame easily dispatched Wichita State on the heels of a late 15-2 run, advancing to the Elite Eight with a 81-70 victory. And a world in which Mike Brey can give a … [Read more...]