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WATCH: Alabama Won't Be Happy About This

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.05.2013 | Sports

Notre Dame commit Elijah Hood has already played his first bowl game for the Fighting Irish. Only this bowl was porcelain. Hood, a Charlotte, N.C.,...

Was It All Just Wishful Thinking?

AP | By TOM COYNE | Posted 03.10.2013 | Sports

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Was it all just wishful thinking? Notre Dame put together one of its most magical seasons in years, winning i...

BCS Blowout Reactions: Even The Irish Coach Was Joking About It

Posted 01.08.2013 | Sports

With Notre Dame trailing 28-0 after two quarters, Irish head coach Brian Kelly attempted to lighten the mood with a bit of humor when asked how his te...

Feisty McCarron Guides Bama To Another Title

AP | JOHN ZENOR | Posted 01.08.2013 | Sports

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- It might have been the hardest hit Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron absorbed all night. With the play clock down to zero and ju...

Alabama Rolls Over Notre Dame

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 01.08.2013 | Sports

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- The championship was locked up by halftime. By the time the confetti landed, Alabama was already looking ahead to the next one....

MVP

AP | JOHN ZENOR | Posted 03.09.2013 | Sports

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Eddie Lacy romped through Notre Dame's defense with power and his favorite spin move. No. 2 Alabama's latest star tailbac...

Notre Dame Overmatched

AP | By TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 03.09.2013 | Sports

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Manti Te'o stood perfectly still as he took a long look at one of the giant video screens in Sun Life Stadium, studying t...

Alabama Rolling Early

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 03.09.2013 | Sports

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- No. 2 Alabama was halfway to stamping itself a dynasty, scoring touchdowns on its first three drives and taking a 28-0 lead at ...

Relentless Restlessness

AP | JIM LITKE | Posted 03.09.2013 | Sports

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — At some point, all that success should have brought real joy, or at the very least, some satisfaction. Instead, it's only ...

BCS Title Game Preview

Posted 01.07.2013 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post The 2012-13 college football postseason concludes Monday night as No. 1 Notre Dame and No. 2 Alabama collide...

Five Players On The Spot In BCS Title Game

Posted 01.07.2013 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post The final college football game of the 2012-13 postseason takes place Monday night at Sun Life Stadium, as t...

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...

'Experts' Make BCS Title Game Predictions

Posted 01.07.2013 | Sports

Despite proving their doubters wrong en route to an undefeated regular season, Notre Dame is a heavy underdog heading into the BCS Championship game a...

Fighting Irish And Crimson Tide A Championship Classic

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 01.07.2013 | Sports

MIAMI -- At a time when college football was generally considered the domain of eastern blue bloods, Notre Dame and Alabama were upstart teams that ga...

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...

FLASHBACK: Notre Dame vs. Alabama In 1973 Sugar Bowl

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 01.07.2013 | Sports

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Ara Parseghian still remembers every little detail of that dreary night in New Orleans nearly four decades ago, when two titans...

Must-Watch BCS Matchup

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 03.09.2013 | Sports

MIAMI -- Love `em or hate `em, it's hard to turn away from Notre Dame and Alabama. They are storied programs that stir plenty of passions, college ...

Money For College Athletes: Not If, But How

AP | RACHEL COHEN and RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 01.07.2013 | College

MIAMI -- After decades when paying college athletes was thought to violate the spirit of amateurism, the enormous television revenue generated by spor...

BCS Championship: Tale Of The Tape

AP | JOHN ZENOR and RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 01.07.2013 | Sports

-- Everything about the BCS championship between No. 1 Notre Dame and No. 2 Alabama seems larger than life. Not only do these schools stand among th...

The Key For The Irish

Posted 01.07.2013 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post There are numerous ways to break down the BCS national championship game between No. 1 Notre Dame and No. 2 ...

The Improbable Dream of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish

Joshua Vowles | Posted 03.08.2013 | Sports
Joshua Vowles

So here we are. Notre Dame vs. Alabama for the whole damn thing. Once again, the Irish are an underdog according to both public opinion and Vegas oddsmakers -- and that's exactly how this particular team likes it.

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.

WATCH: BCS Fans Scuffle On South Beach

Sun Sentinel | Michael Casagrande | Posted 03.08.2013 | Miami

MIAMI BEACH -- Round 1 went to cooler heads. Take a look at a few disagreeing parties talk football on Ocean Drive late Saturday night as BCS spirit ...

Who Has The Most National Titles Ever?

AP | TOM COYNE | Posted 02.27.2013 | Sports

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Quick, name the college football team that has won the most national championships. Alabama? Notre Dame? Princeton? If you gave a...