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A History of Notre Dame – The Fighting Irish

A History of Notre Dame – The Fighting Irish

How the school football team gained the nickname “Fighting Irish” isn’t exactly known,some stories say it was back in 1899 others say 1909. Whenever it was the Notre Dame football team has used it as rallying call to victory & by 1927 then university president Rev.Matthew Walsh, C.S.C. , officially adopted the nickname. During the […]

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Before The Ashes Cricket Series

Before The Ashes Cricket Series

This article concerns the very beginnings of the Ashes series in the nineteenth century. Whilst the birth of the Ashes can accurately be dated to 1882, cricket matches had previously been held between England and Australia for a number of years. Before the emergence of modern professionalism in the game of cricket, the game in […]

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