Press Room

Press Room:
Media Coverage of
Loyal Sons: The Story of The Four Horsemen and Notre Dame Football’s 1924 Champions

“A ‘must-read’ real jewel”
— The South Bend Tribune
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“A good read…a well-reported story of Notre Dame’s famed ‘Four Horsemen'”
–Charleston Daily Mail
PDF version
“An engaging read…especially recommended”
–The Midwest Book Review
PDF version
Q&A with Author/Notre Dame historian Jim Lefebvre
–Minneapolis Star-Tribune
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“Read ‘Loyal Sons’ and you’ll wish (a renewal of the Wisconsin-ND rivalry) could happen immediately.”
–Doug More, Wisconsin State Journal
PDF version
“Four Horsemen scored big against anti-Catholicism”
–The Tidings, Archdiocese of Los Angeles
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“How did the team help Catholic Americans feel they belonged?”
–Catholic New World, Archdiocese of Chicago
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“Layden legacy revived in new book”
–The Quad Cities Times
PDF version
“If you’re a college football fan, Notre Dame fan or in need of a good read, ‘Loyal Sons’ is a must”
–Rock Island Dispatch-Argus
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“More than just a story about football…rich in historical and cultural detail.”
Hibbing Daily Tribune
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“The successes, hardships and tragedies of Rockne’s players are all detailed within the book.”
Mesabi Daily News, Virginia, MN
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“The Four Horsemen…just who were they?”
–American Chronicle
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“Compelling tome about Notre Dame football”
–Elyria (OH) Chronicle-Telegram
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“Notre Dame’s Four Horsemen ride again”
–The Catholic Spirit
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“The first fully researched treatment of the most famous team in the history of Notre Dame football”
–Notre Dame Magazine
PDF version
Archived Radio Interviews:
Sunday Journal:
Books and Beats with Stuart Levitan
(December 20, 2009)
Catholic Bookmarks Radio
(Program #848, November 23, 2008)
WBEZ, Chicago Public Radio
(Eight Forty-Eight, November 28, 2008)
Other Recent Radio Appearances:

“Morning Sports”
KQV 1410
November 13,2009
“Sports with Coleman”
Fox Sports 1370
November 3, 2009
“The Doug and Mike Show”
WSSP 1250 Sports Radio
October 16, 2009
Milwaukee, WI
“Good Morning Hudson Valley”
WGHQ 920 / WBNR 1260 / WLNA 1420
September 12 & October 14, 2009
Hudson Valey, NY
“Sportsrap with Matt & Matt”
October 11, 2009
Lima, OH
“Lakeshore Drive” with Len Clark
August 25, 2009
Merrillville, IN
“The Sports Blitz” with Jim LeCorchick
1330 The Fan
August 20, 2009
Erie, PA
“Morning Sports”
KQV 1410
August 20, 2009
“The Zone” with Derek Schultz
XL 950 Sports Talk
August 17, 2009
“The Doug and Mike Show”
WSSP 1250 Sports Radio
August 12, 2009
“The Mike Heller Show”
WTSO 1070
August 10, 2009
Madison, WI
“The Morning Show”
WTBX-FM 93.9
August 6, 2009
Hibbing, MN
Mark “The Skipper” Schlemmer
WONE Sports Talk 980
August 5, 2009
Dayton, OH
“Sports to the Max” with Mike Max
July 17, 2009
St. Paul, MN
“The Natural” with Greg Marotta
WVNJ-AM 1160 “The Voice”
May 29, 2009
“In the Zone” with Joby Fawcett
WEJL-WBAX, ESPN 630 & 1240
May 29, 2009
Scranton, PA
“The Sports Blitz” with Jim LeCorchick
1330 The Fan
Erie, PA
Herb Trix Show
WVIK, Augustana Public Radio
Rock Island, IL
“The Morning Report” with Dan Kennedy
Quad Cities, IA
“The Bigs” with Jeff Biggs


Los Angeles
Morning Shows,
Clear Channel Stations
Defiance, OH

“Rizzo on the Radio” with Tony Rizzo

WTIG — 990 ESPN Canton-Massillon, OH

“More Sports With Les Levine”
Channel 23, Time Warner
August 19, 2009