It's the 2020 season wrap episode of the Basement Breakdown. Four of our five football beat members — sports editor Hayden Adams, senior sports writers Charlotte Edmonds and Ellen Geyer, sports writer Aidan Thomas — got together to hash out a variety of topics:
In another bonus episode, Sports Editor Hayden Adams is joined by Megan Kinner, Sports Editor of The Tiger, Clemson’s student newspaper. The two talk the Notre Dame-Clemson rematch this Saturday in the ACC Championship.
We’re less than a week away from the College Football Playoff Committee announcing the field of four vying for the national championship. To preview that, Sports Editor Hayden Adams takes turns with members of the Observer Roundtable — Nate Moller (0:57), Patrick Gallagher (16:52), Dominic Gibson (32:23), Aidan Thomas (40:14) and Liam Coolican (57:06) — a group of Sports Writers who previewed college football and NFL matchups for the paper in the fall semester. Topics discussed include:
It’s a three-man (or, more accurately, one-man-and-two-woman) podcast as Sports Editor Hayden Adams is joined by Senior Sports Writers Charlotte Edmonds and Ellen Geyer on this week’s edition of the Basement Breakdown. Here’s what to expect from the episode:
Observer Sports Editor Hayden Adams is joined by Danny Emerman, Senior Staff Writer at The Daily Orange, to preview Notre Dame’s upcoming matchup with Syracuse on Saturday. The two go over the Dino Babers era in Syracuse, as well as the struggles the Orange have endured this season after posting a 10-win season two years ago. Danny also provides insights into the Syracuse offense and defense with players to watch out for.
It’s the season of giving thanks, and not just because of the holiday. It’s because college basketball is back, which means the Notre Dame men and women will be taking the court for the first time in the 2020-2021 season this weekend. Sports editor Hayden Adams and sports writers Greg McKenna, Liam Coolican and Nate Moller hop on Zoom to discuss each team, first the women and then the men. They break down the guards, wings and bigs from both units and discuss several talking points, from when the University will build Muffet McGraw a statue to just what it says about the men’s program that a walk-on is going to play a key reserve role.