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Game of the Week: Tennessee at Ole Miss

Paul Bessire | Posted 12.16.2014 | Sports
Paul Bessire

Ole Miss hosts Tennessee this week and, while we were early to the Ole Miss bandwagon, expectations may have grown a little excessive for the Rebels. A closer game than sports books and fans expect is likely.

Penalties Doom MSU As Notre Dame Hangs On

AP | TOM COYNE | Posted 11.21.2013 | Sports

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame took advantage of a trick play that backfired, as well as four pass interference calls and a holding penalty that ...

Michigan Upsets Notre Dame

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 11.07.2013 | Sports

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Devin Gardner threw four touchdown passes, including a victory-sealing connection to Drew Dileo with 4:18 left, and the dual-...

5 Things To Watch In Notre Dame vs. Michigan

Posted 09.07.2013 | Sports

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The Notre Dame-Michigan rivalry has been kicked up a notch, putting Saturday's prime-time game even more in the spotlight. ...

Is the NCAA Losing Its Identity?

Gregg S. Lipman | Posted 04.15.2013 | College
Gregg S. Lipman

I would strongly urge the NCAA to take back some branding equity building control and start thinking about how these haphazard groupings of schools will affect their brands -- and its own organization -- in the long run.

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...

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 Title Game Ratings Hurt By Rout

AP | Posted 03.10.2013 | Sports

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — The BCS title game's television rating was up from last season, but the lopsided score kept viewership down. Alabama's 42...

Fast Start Helps Tide Blow Out Irish

AP | STEVEN WINE | Posted 03.09.2013 | Sports

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — The Tide sure did roll. Alabama proved unstoppable from the outset of the BCS championship game Monday night. The Crimson...

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...

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...

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...

The Legend of Touchdown Jesus

Holly Cara Price | Posted 03.08.2013 | Sports
Holly Cara Price

Monday night, another chapter in the age old rivalry between the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Alabama Crimson Tide takes place.

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, It's Time to Wake up the Echoes

Tom Cramer | Posted 03.06.2013 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

I believe in this team. I believe that Notre Dame will still be undefeated and ranked Number One on January 8th. I believe.

BCS Championship Pick: Alabama vs. Notre Dame

Paul Bessire | Posted 03.05.2013 | Sports
Paul Bessire

At best, Notre Dame is the fifth best team in the nation and, according to our projections, on a neutral field, would be an underdog to at least four teams in the SEC.

IPFW Fall To No. 22 Notre Dame

AP | Posted 12.18.2012 | Sports

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Pat Connaughton scored 18 points to lead No. 22 Notre Dame to a 74-62 victory over IPFW on Monday night. Connaughton more than do...

Notre Dame Clinches BCS Title Berth

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 01.24.2013 | Sports

LOS ANGELES — The Fighting Irish punched their ticket to Miami. Theo Riddick rushed for 146 yards and a touchdown, Kyle Brindza kicked five fie...

South Side Irish, South Bend and Notre Dame

Tom Cramer | Posted 01.05.2013 | Chicago
Tom Cramer

As a young sports fan, I learned about football by watching Notre Dame.

Notre Dame's Keys To Victory At Oklahoma

Posted 10.27.2012 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post Notre Dame takes its stingy defense, allowing just 9.4 points per game, into Norman on Saturday night to bat...

Notre Dame vs. Oklahoma

Posted 10.27.2012 | Sports

Is this it for Notre Dame's magical run? The No. 5 Fight Irish will try to continue their best start in a decade and stay undefeated as they head ...

Remembering a Football Game That Made History

Al Eisele | Posted 12.27.2012 | Sports
Al Eisele

When No. 5 Notre Dame and No. 8 Oklahoma face off in Norman, Okla., Saturday, none of the more than 82,000 spectators will be rooting harder for the Sooners, or with a greater sense of the storied rivalry between the two football powerhouses, than Jakie Sandefer.

No. 5 Irish Rallies Past BYU

AP | TOM COYNE | Posted 12.20.2012 | Sports

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Theo Riddick is Notre Dame's smallest running back but Brigham Young learned he's got no shortage of power. The 5-11, 200-po...

Irish Get Signature Win

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 11.15.2012 | Sports

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Everett Golson threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score to help No. 20 Notre Dame beat No. 10 Michigan State 20-3 Saturd...