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Politics & SocietyLast Take
Jim McDermott
Rather than talk to the graduates of Marquette University about his many achievements, Dwyane Wade spoke about two important moments of failure in his life.
Politics & SocietyFeatures
John W. Miller
In the United States, baseball is becoming a mostly white country-club sport for upper-class families to consume, like a snorkeling vacation or a round of golf.
Arts & CultureShort Take
James T. Keane
Betting on sporting events might seem a harmless vice. But what happens when we can do it from our phones, all day every day?
Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels strikes out against the Oakland Athletics during a spring training game on March 28, 2022, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
John W. Miller
It’s time for baseball season, and that means games that are too long, teams that aren’t competitive and the exploitation of minor league players. Blame the major leagues and their monopoly status.
Villanova Wildcats players Ryan Arcidiacono, left, Phil Booth (5) and guard Mikal Bridges (25) celebrate after the team’s championship win of the 2016 NCAA Men's Final Four in Houston.
Arts & CultureFaith in Focus
Ilia Delio
When I look at the values Villanova exemplified in order to continue their success, two words come to mind: Augustinian and Christian.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
A novel, a memoir and a history of men's Catholic collegiate basketball were the three latest selections for the Catholic Book Club.