Life Isn’t Fair … are Schedules?

I grew up being told life isn’t fair and I shouldn’t expect it to be. The message came from everywhere — mom, grandparents, teachers, and even the Princess Bride (although also pointing out it’s “fairer than death”, cold comfort as it may be). So let me begin by copping to the fact I have an…

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In Praise of Vitamin D

Those of us who prefer games at Notre Dame in the sunlight versus the spotlights will be getting our wish for 2019

Don’t Panic

British science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke said Douglas Adams’ use of “don’t panic” in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy was perhaps the best advice that could be given to humanity. Notre Dame basketball fans being, for the most part, part of humanity, it’s good advice for them. Even with injuries and defection, a…

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Trailblazer, Mentor, Star

It’s easy to understand why Bob Whitmore will be inducted into Notre Dame Basketball’s Ring of Honor Saturday afternoon. He averaged 18.8 points and 12.4 rebounds during his three-year career (1966-67 through 1968-69) He is #5 on ND’s career rebounding list. He is one of five Notre Dame basketball players with more than 1,000 career…

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