The Sports Fathers #47 (June 30, 2015): If I Can Get 6 Priests to Agree on One Thing I’ve Accomplished Something
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The Sports Fathers #47 (June 30, 2015): If I Can Get 6 Priests to Agree on One Thing I’ve Accomplished Something

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Logo_Icons_SportsFathersW2Fr. Kyle Sanders, the lesser, (@colonel4God) and Fr. Kyle Schnippel, the greater,  (@fatherschnippel) are joined by Scott Fuller from Studio Temporary to talk the new logo for the Sports Fathers and our sports histories, as well as going through a round-up sports news.

Todd Radom on Montreal Expos Logo 

Milwaukee Brewers Logo from the past

Jordan Spieth wins the US Open

Kevin Love’s future (he did stay, BTW)

Possible NFL franchise in LA?

Edmonton Oilers draft Connor McDavid as first pick

Women’s World Cup

  • Scott’s picks –
    1. US v. Germany,
    2. England v. Japan 
    3. US v. Japan
  • Fr. Kyle the greater’s picks-
    1. US v. Germany
    2. England v. Japan
    3. US
  • Fr. Kyle the lesser’s picks
    1. US v. Germany
    2. England v. Japan
    3. US v. Japan

MLB All-Star Game

Wimbledon

  • Scott – Roger Federer and Serena (although Zach makes a compelling argument)
  • Fr. Kyle, the lesser – Andy Murray (because I’m sentimental) and Serena Williams
  • Fr. Kyle, the greater – What’s tennis? I’d say Serena, no idea on the men’s side – I’ll go w/ Murray?
  • Fr. Darryl – Novak Djokovic and Eugenie Bouchard (because she’s from Canada)
  • Zach – Nadal (the power of the headband) Sharapova (because blonde Russians are good at tennis)

Who are your picks for the final games of the Women’s World Cup? Who do you think is going to win Wimbledon? Comment below, send an email to feedback@thesportsfathers.com, or leave us a note on Facebook or Twitter!

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Soccer Trunks no. 8 – Uber-Women-Mensches
Jun22

Soccer Trunks no. 8 – Uber-Women-Mensches

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Fr. Kyle and Zach talk about the varying forays of the US National teams from France to New Zealand to the Netherlands to Germany to CANADA. They also mention Blatter-gate (which for some reason sounds like flatulence).

Sepp Blatter resigns! We told you so.

Jack Warner 1) the story overview 2) He quotes the Onion 3) John Oliver commercial 4) John Oliver’s Response to Warner (the relevant Warner parts are in there, because much of what he says is irrelevant)

Toloulon Tournament

U-20 World Cup 

USMNT v. the Netherlands 

USMNT v. Germany

Zach’s Gold Cup 23 Man Roster Predictions

GK – Bill Hamid and Nic Rimando

D – Ventura Alvarado, Matt Besler, John Brooks, Brad Evans, Greg Garza, Brek Shea, DeAndre Yedlin

M – Kyle Beckerman, Alejandro Bedoya, Michael Bradley, Mix Diskerud, Fabian Johnson, Perry Kitchen, Gyasi Zardes, and Graham Zusi

F – Jozie Altidore, Juan Agudelo, Clint Dempsey, Aaron Johannsen, Jordan Morris, and Chris Wondolowski

Fr. Kyle’s 23 man Roster Predictions

GK – Brad Guzan, Nic Rimando, William Yarborough

D – Ventura Alvarado, DeMarcus Beasley, Matt Besler, John Brooks, Greg Garza, Omar Gonzalez, Tim Ream, Brek Shea, and DeAndre Yedlin

M – Kyle Beckerman, Michael Bradley, Brad Davis, Mix Diskerud, Fabian Johnson, Perry Kitchen, and Gyasi Zardes

F – Juan Agudelo, Jozy Altidore, Clint Dempsey, and Jordan Morris

US Womens

Fr. Kyle's Pics

Fr. Kyle’s Pics for the rest of the Women’s World Cup

Zach's Graph

Zach’s Pics for the Rest of the Women’s World Cup

What would be your picks both for the Gold Cup roster and the end of the Women’s World Cup

Comment below, send an email to feedback@thesportsfathers.com, or leave us a note on Facebook or Twitter!

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The Sports Fathers Episode #46 (June 11, 2015): Take Me Out to the Ball Game!
Jun11

The Sports Fathers Episode #46 (June 11, 2015): Take Me Out to the Ball Game!

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IMG_2087Take me out to the ball game!

This is exactly what Sarah Vabulas (CatholicDrinkie.com), Fr. Cory Sticha (frcory.org) and Fr. Kyle Schnippel (fatherschnippel.com) very graciously did for Fr. Darryl (saskapriest.com) this past week. It was exciting! It was a pile of fun! Hear us talk about our experiences of watching Major League Baseball in this show.

What has been your experience of attending baseball games? How about other sports? Comment below, send an email to feedback@thesportsfathers.com, or leave us a note on Facebook or Twitter!

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The Sports Fathers Episode #45 (June 3, 2015): Playoff Superstitions
Jun03

The Sports Fathers Episode #45 (June 3, 2015): Playoff Superstitions

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And we’re off to the Stanley Cup Final! In this episode, Fr. Darryl and Fr. Andrew talk about the NHL playoffs thus far. Should players touch the Campbell or Wales conference trophies? The CFL rule changes were also discussed. And the Fathers (along with Chloe the dog!) predict the winner of the Stanley Cup!

Here’s the video of Chloe’s pick:

Stanley Cup predictions:

  • CHI vs. TBL
    • Fr. Andrew: CHI in 7
    • Fr. Geoff: CHI in 6
    • Fr. Cory: CHI
    • Fr. Darryl: CHI in 6
    • Fr. Travis: TBL in 7
    • Chloe the Dog: CHI

What do you think of our picks? Is it bad luck to touch the conference final trophy? Comment below, send an email to feedback@thesportsfathers.com, or leave us a note on Facebook or Twitter!

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Soccer Trunks no. 7 – The Most Powerful Neck Muscles in Football
Jun01

Soccer Trunks no. 7 – The Most Powerful Neck Muscles in Football

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This is what winning looks like.

This is what winning looks like.

Fr. Kyle and Zach spend Sunday afternoon talking about FIFA corruption and the upcoming Women’s World Cup, wherein the US will reclaim the throne supplanting all other teams becoming the true queens of soccer. In other words, it’s another season of Game of Thrones without all of the bloodshed.

FIFA arrests

Sepp Blatter Election

US Women’s National Team Roster

The Group of Death?

The USWNT Expectations

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Soccer Trunks no. 6 – We Laugh, We Cry, We Toast to the Press Corp
May20

Soccer Trunks no. 6 – We Laugh, We Cry, We Toast to the Press Corp

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photo by  Khánh Hmoong

photo by Khánh Hmoong

Fr. Kyle and Zach cover what they think are the top five storylines of this year’s Premiere League Season. Come a listen to them laugh and give incisive commentary.

5. Poor transfer decisions
Mario Balotelli (I tried to get a news article but there was anything to pull …)
Radamel Falcao
Angel Di Maria

4. David de Gea (around min: 3:30 and then at 12:40 is the save against Everton we mentioned.)

3. Chelsea Dominance and Man City mediocrity

2. the Louis van Gaal lesson in English as a second language

1. Stevie G (be prepared to cry)

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The SportsFathers Episode #44 (April 30, 2015): The Goalie Got An Assist?! (NHL Round 2 Predictions)
May01

The SportsFathers Episode #44 (April 30, 2015): The Goalie Got An Assist?! (NHL Round 2 Predictions)

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Chloe the Dog watches triple overtime

Chloe the Dog watches triple overtime

Round one is in the books! In this mini-episode, Frs. Darryl, Geoffrey, and Travis recap the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs and make our predictions for round two.

Leaderboard (# of series winners pick correctly):

    • Fr. Darryl: 8
    • Fr. Travis & Fr. Cory: 6
    • Fr. Geoffrey: 5
    • Fr. Andrew: 4
    • Chloe the Dog: 3

Our round two picks are below. (Frs. Andrew and Cory sent their picks prior to recording this episode.)

West:

    • CHI vs. MIN
      • Fr. Andrew: CHI in 6
      • Fr. Geoff: CHI in 7
      • Fr. Cory: CHI in 7
      • Fr. Darryl: CHI in 6
      • Fr. Travis: CHI in 6
      • Chloe the Dog: CHI
    • ANA vs. CGY
      • Fr. Andrew: ANA in 6
      • Fr. Geoff: ANA in 7
      • Fr. Cory: ANA in 6
      • Fr. Darryl: CGY in 7
      • Fr. Travis: ANA in 7
      • Chloe the Dog: ANA

East:

    • MTL vs. TBL
      • Fr. Andrew: MTL in 5
      • Fr. Geoff: TBL in 6
      • Fr. Cory: MTL in 6
      • Fr. Darryl: MTL in 6
      • Fr. Travis: TBL in 7
      • Chloe the Dog: TBL
    • NYR vs. WSH
      • Fr. Andrew: NYR in 5
      • Fr. Geoff: WSH in 6
      • Fr. Cory: NYR in 5
      • Fr. Darryl: NYR in 7
      • Fr. Travis: WSH in 7
      • Chloe the Dog: WSH

What do you think of our picks? Which teams will emerge victorious this round? Comment below, send an email to feedback@thesportsfathers.com, or leave us a note on Facebook or Twitter!

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Soccer Trunks no. 5 – Celtic Football Club
Apr26

Soccer Trunks no. 5 – Celtic Football Club

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This is a picture of the amount of food Celtic supporters brought during a recent food drive that the club hosted

This is a picture of the amount of food Celtic supporters brought during a recent food drive that the club hosted

Unfortunately, Zach wasn’t able to couple the soccer talking duo, so Fr. Kyle found ample replacement in seminarian Colm Cahill from the Archdiocese of New Orleans. Colm’s family has Celtic Football Club in their blood. He shares about the history of Celtic and its importance to the community of Glasgow and around the world.

NOLA Priest

Finn McCool’s

Hail, Hail

You’ll Never Walk Alone Make sure you watch the whole thing.

Fields of Athenry

Henrik Larrson

Bobby Lennox

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