The Sports Fathers: Soccer Trunks #3 The Goal is Perpendicular, Parallel, Exactly Even

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We are in between international breaks in the heart of the European soccer season and at the beginning of the MLS season. So what do Fr. Kyle and Zach decide to do, talk about the United States Men’s National Team.

Parma difficulties are here and here

The Current Standings in the Clericus Cup

Klinsmann’s thoughts on players in Europe

Klinsmann and fitness
and his detractors.

Michael Bradley’s olimpico

The Gold Cup Draw

Fr. Kyle’s choices for the US Men’s National Team starting XI and bench.

Zach’s choices for the US Men’s National Team starting XI and bench.

Let us know who your XI would be if you were in charge of the National Team.

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The SportsFathers Episode #42 (March 5, 2015): The Best All-Time NHL Captains

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Photo by Håkan Dahlström (Flickr), licensed Creative Commons CC BY 2.0.

Photo by Håkan Dahlström (Flickr), licensed Creative Commons CC BY 2.0.

Happy Lent! In today’s show, Fr. Geoff and Fr. Darryl team up to discuss NHL captains. Who were the best captains the years before we were born (up to the late 1970s)? Who were the best captains as we grew up in the 1980s and 1990s? Who are the best captains playing now?

Let us know your thoughts! Were we correct? Are we crazy?! Who were the best captains in NHL history and who are the best playing now?

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The SportsFathers: Soccer Trunks #2

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Join Fr. Kyle Sanders (@colonel4God) and seminarian Zach Tucker (@BeggarsSon) for a riveting discussion of all the latest in the world of soccer!

(Also: As Zach learned recently in his seminary classes, God is not a taco.)

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The SportsFathers Episode #41 (Jan. 26, 2015): Football Physics??

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The Super Bowl approacheth! In this episode, Fr. Darryl and Fr. Cory get together to talk about the NFL conference finals. Yeah, that includes #deflategate, but we also discuss the enormously exciting game in Seattle! In addition, we make our predictions for the Super Bowl, and we talk a bit about the NHL All Star Weekend. All that and more… next!

Our Super Bowl picks:

  • New England vs. Seattle
    • Fr. Kyle: Seattle
    • Fr. Cory: Seattle
    • Fr. Geoff: New England
    • Fr. Darryl: Seattle
    • Chloe the Dog: Seattle

What did you think of the NFC/AFC games? How about the NHL All Star Game? And who will win the Vince Lombardi Trophy?

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NFL Conference Finals: Our picks

My dog made some NFL predictions! See here:

The other SportsFathers also made some predictions for the NFL conference final games. Stay tuned for next week’s episode where we dissect it all!

NFC:

  • Green Bay vs. Seattle
    • Fr. Kyle: Seattle
    • Fr. Cory: Seattle
    • Fr. Travis: Seattle
    • Fr. Darryl: Seattle
    • Fr. Geoffrey: Seattle
    • Chloe the Dog: Green Bay

AFC:

  • Indianapolis vs. New England
    • Fr. Kyle: Indianapolis
    • Fr. Cory: New England
    • Fr. Travis: Indianapolis
    • Fr. Darryl: Indianapolis
    • Fr. Geoffrey: New England
    • Chloe the Dog: Indianapolis

Who are your picks for the conference games? Comment below:

The SportsFathers Episode #40 (Jan. 9, 2015): World Junior Hockey and NFL Playoffs

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Photo by Flickr user kristin, licensed Creative Commons CC BY-SA 2.0

Happy new year! In this episode, Frs. Darryl, Travis, and Cory talk about the World Junior Hockey Championship that just wrapped up in Montréal and Toronto.

We also look at the NFL wild card games and make our predictions the upcoming conference semifinals. (Even Fr. Kyle joined us with his prerecorded picks!) Who will win? Will our predictions be better than those made by Fr. Darryl’s dog??

Our NFL picks:

NFC:

  • Dallas vs. Green Bay
    • Fr. Kyle: Dallas
    • Fr. Cory: Green Bay
    • Fr. Travis: Green Bay
    • Fr. Darryl: Green Bay
    • Chloe the Dog: Dallas
  • Carolina vs. Seattle
    • Fr. Kyle: Seattle
    • Fr. Cory: Seattle
    • Fr. Travis: Seattle
    • Fr. Darryl: Seattle
    • Chloe the Dog: Carolina

AFC:

  • Baltimore vs. New England
    • Fr. Kyle: New England
    • Fr. Cory: New England
    • Fr. Travis: New England
    • Fr. Darryl: Baltimore
    • Chloe the Dog: Baltimore
  • Indianapolis vs. Denver
    • Fr. Kyle: Indianapolis
    • Fr. Cory: Denver
    • Fr. Travis: Denver
    • Fr. Darryl: Indianapolis
    • Chloe the Dog: Indianapolis

What did you think of the World Juniors? Which NFL teams will emerge victorious this round? DID THE LIONS GET STIFFED??

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The SportsFathers Episode #39 (Dec. 15, 2014): Grey Cup and Coaching Carousels

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The Grey Cup has been awarded to the Calgary Stampeders! Fr. Darryl and Fr. Andrew to break it down. They also discussed a multitude of recent coaching changes in the CFL and NHL, including the breaking news about Dallas Eakins in Edmonton. And what is the Paul MacLean doppelgänger going to do now in Ottawa? Too many NHL players have the mumps at the moment. And finally, we pay tribute to the great Jean Béliveau. All that and more… next!

What did you think of the Grey Cup? How about all the coaching changes? Have any memories of Jean Béliveau to share? Comment below, send an email to feedback@thesportsfathers.com, or leave us a note on Facebook or Twitter!

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The SportsFathers: Soccer Trunks #1

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Join Fr. Kyle Sanders (@colonel4God) and seminarian Zach Tucker (@BeggarsSon) for a 15 minute discussion of all the latest in the world of soccer!

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The SportsFathers Episode #38 (Nov. 24, 2014): Who’d Throw Away a $300 Jersey?!

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Pepsi_Center_insideIn this episode Fr. Darryl is joined by Fr. Geoffrey, Fr. Andrew, and Fr. Travis to discuss the breaking news from the Oakland Raiders (!!), the CFL playoffs and Grey Cup week, stories from the NHL, and two legendary coaches who recently passed away. All that and more… next!

Our picks to win the Grey Cup are:

  • Fr. Travis: Calgary 43 – Hamilton 28
  • Fr. Geoffrey: Calgary 34 – Hamilton 20
  • Fr. Andrew: Calgary 24 – Hamilton 27
  • Fr. Darryl: Calgary 37 – Hamilton 21
  • Chloe the Dog: Calgary 0 – Hamilton 3

Would you throw a $300 jersey onto the ice? Who’s your pick to win the Grey Cup? Comment below, send an email to feedback@thesportsfathers.com, or leave us a note on Facebook or Twitter!

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The SportsFathers Episode #37 (Nov. 17, 2014): Sad Trombone

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tromboneIn episode #37 Fr. Darryl Millette (@frdarryl) and Fr. Cory Sticha (@FrCorySticha) get together to discuss the NFL (some breaking news!!), the CFL playoffs (the Riders lost… sigh), and the NHL. We also mention a bit of your feedback from the last show. All that and more… next!

What do you think? Who will win the Grey Cup? Comment below, send an email to feedback@thesportsfathers.com, or leave us a note on Facebook or Twitter!

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