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Week 2 Game of the Week Pick: Notre Dame @ Michigan

Paul Bessire | Posted 11.05.2013 | Sports
Paul Bessire

It does not look like nearly as ugly as 2012, but the game this Saturday should be competitive, this time with Michigan winning and by more than a field goal.

The NFL Draft, Notre Dame, and Things That Don't Matter

Joshua Vowles | Posted 04.29.2013 | Sports
Joshua Vowles

It's that time of year when die-hard college football fans and die-hard NFL fans (some of which are one in the same) come together and debate endlessly about the draft and the players in them that can help NFL teams win games over the next 5-10 years.

How Will Notre Dame Deal With NCAA Recruiting Reforms?

Joshua Vowles | Posted 03.24.2013 | Sports
Joshua Vowles

In effect, the NCAA has changed its philosophy from socialism to capitalism. It has changed its system from being state-run to the free market. Now, how will this affect Notre Dame? Will Notre Dame be willing to spend the money to compete with the football factories?

Questions Still Unanswered

AP | TOM COYNE | Posted 03.20.2013 | Sports

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Manti Te'o has already tried to explain how his heartwarming story of playing through adversity was a lie he wasn't responsible fo...

Notre Dame Sees Similarities In Alabama Defense

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 01.07.2013 | Sports

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- When No. 1 Notre Dame lines up on offense Monday night in the BCS championship, the team on the other side of the ball will l...

Tide Defense Prepares For Notre Dame

AP | JOHN ZENOR | Posted 01.07.2013 | Sports

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart runs the stingiest defense in the country when it comes to yards allowed, but sees ...

Notre Dame QB Hopes To Land On Top

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 01.07.2013 | Sports

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- When Everett Golson sees a piano, he usually sits down and starts entertaining. He plays several instruments, keeps a keyboar...

Notre Dame's 1-2 Punch

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 01.07.2013 | Sports

MIAMI -- Notre Dame tailbacks Theo Riddick and Cierre Wood showed how interchangeable they are in the final two games of the regular season for the Fi...

Notre Dame Team Will Pray Before Game, But Non-Catholics Welcome To Opt Out

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.07.2013 | Religion

The Fighting Irish are proud of their Catholic heritage, and when Notre Dame's celebrated football team takes the field against the Alabama Crimson Ti...

Notre Dame Will Beat Alabama in BCS Title Game

Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.08.2013 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

For college football fans, it doesn't get much better than a tilt like this. Alabama is trying to win its third national title in four years -- and become the first program to do so since Nebraska in the mid '90s -- while Notre Dame has proved that painting gold on your helmets before every game isn't sacrilegious.

Rivalries Fill Top 25 College Football Schedule For Week 13

Posted 11.23.2012 | Sports

Once the feasting and positivity of Thanksgiving is behind us, college football fans turn their attention to some of the most contentious relationship...

Title IX at Notre Dame: What Though the Odds be Great or Small

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 08.25.2012 | Sports
Anne Dilenschneider

This is truly a day to celebrate! For the past year, 230 women, primarily from the University of Notre Dame's Classes of 1977 and 1976, and their coaches have worked diligently to recreate the rosters of the first women's sports teams at the University.

The NCAA Should Shut Down Notre Dame's Football Program

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Zirin

It's past time that the storied Notre Dame football squad had its program suspended. In a season of heartbreak and horror under a new coach, the Fighting Irish have more than earned what's known as the NCAA's dreaded "death penalty."

Notre Dame-Army a Blast From the Past in the New Yankee Stadium

Joe Lapointe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Lapointe

The college football game between Notre Dame and Army in Yankee Stadium Saturday night was a revival of an old rivalry -- church vs. state in a new sports palace built for baseball royalty.

Charlie Weis, Notre Dame Ex-Coach, Goes To Chiefs

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Kansas City Chiefs have hired former Notre Dame coach Charlie Weis as offensive coordinator. The move comes after a difficult first season for C...

Urban Meyer Notre Dame Rumors HEAT UP: Fighting Irish Head Coach Job May Be Up For Grabs

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Urban Meyer to Notre Dame? Rumors are heating up that Meyer could be courted to return to the Fighting Irish, where he served as an assistant coach f...

Echoes of the Bible: Obama's Notre Dame Address

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

It's important to remember your audience, and Obama clearly did at Notre Dame. Here are eight key lines from Obama's address and the biblical passages they reference.

Obama, the Bishops, Notre Dame and the Fighting Irish Football Team

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

I think we have heard enough about the sanctity of a Notre Dame degree, and the inappropriateness of awarding such a degree to President Obama, becaus...