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BCS Campaign Season

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 11.13.2012 | Sports

-- Imagine having an election where candidates were criticized for campaigning. Strange, right? Unless it's the Bowl Championship Series....

Notre Dame's Path To BCS Title Game

Posted 11.12.2012 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post The newest set of Bowl Championship Series standings were released on Sunday night, and as expected Kansas S...

A Catholic War On Primetime

Matt Weber | Posted 01.12.2013 | Religion
Matt Weber

I'm quite certain both teams were included in the intentions of countless rosaries during morning Mass. Prayers not specifically for a win, but as a diplomatic priest would say from the pulpit, "Blessings for our boys to play their best."

Notre Dame Coach Begins BCS Campaign

AP | JIMMY GOLEN | Posted 01.11.2013 | Sports

-- Brian Kelly waited until the end of the presidential election to start campaigning for a spot in the BCS title game. The Notre Dame coach made hi...

AP Rankings: Oregon Takes Over Top No. 1 Spot

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 01.11.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK — Oregon is No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll after Alabama gave up the top spot following a loss to Texas A&M. The ...

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.

Week 11 BCS Rankings

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

-- One down, one to go for Oregon. The Ducks moved up a spot and passed Notre Dame in the BCS standings on Sunday, moving into third place behind ...

Nine Lives: Notre Dame Survives Pitt

AP | TOM COYNE | Posted 01.03.2013 | Sports

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Down 20-6 in the fourth quarter, Notre Dame was going to need some big plays and a little luck to stay undefeated and keep it...

BCS Eying Notre Dame

AP | TOM COYNE | Posted 11.01.2012 | Sports

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Some BCS officials are almost as giddy about the prospect of Notre Dame playing in one of their bowls games as Fighting Irish fans...

No. 8 Sooners Fade Against No. 5 Irish

AP | JEFF LATZKE | Posted 10.28.2012 | Sports

NORMAN, Okla. -- Landry Jones and No. 8 Oklahoma couldn't have been on a much bigger roll offensively, right up until they ran into Notre Dame's defen...

No. 5 Irish Stay Unbeaten, Top No. 8 Sooners

AP | JEFF LATZKE | Posted 10.28.2012 | Sports

NORMAN, Okla. -- Manti Te'o and No. 5 Notre Dame don't care whether people believe in them or not. They're just out to keep winning. Everett Golson t...

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 ...

Alabama Makes History In New College Football Rankings

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 12.21.2012 | Sports

-- Alabama has run its streak of weeks at No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll to eight, the longest stay atop the rankings by the Cri...

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...

Latest College Football Rankings

AP | RALPH D. RUSSO | Posted 12.14.2012 | Sports

The top five in The Associated Press college football poll has been rearranged for a second straight week, with Florida, Kansas State and Notre Dame m...

Loss Disappointing, But Outlook Bright

The Miami Hurricane | Posted 12.11.2012 | College
The Miami Hurricane

A loss like this weekend's in a prime time matchup over a hated rival is disappointing. But don't let that keep you from what this team will one day be capable of.

Notre Dame Runs Over Miami

AP | NANCY ARMOUR | Posted 12.06.2012 | Sports

CHICAGO (AP) — No brawls, no chippiness. Not much of a game, either. So much for nasty ol' Notre Dame-Miami. Cierre Wo...

Top 25 Roundup

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.06.2012 | Sports

That next edition of LSU-Alabama most likely won't be a 1 vs. 2 matchup. Florida made sure of that. The 10th-ranked Gators got their b...

FLASHBACK: 'Catholics vs. Convicts' Rivalry

Posted 10.06.2012 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post “...But save Jimmy Johnson’s ass for me!” -- Notre Dame head coach Lou Holtz to his players at halftim...

Week 6 College Football Tailgate

Posted 10.06.2012 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post Week 5 is in the books, and Week 6 kicked off Thursday night with USC trying to keep alive its BCS title hop...

Heisman Watch: Te'o Stays Strong Through Tragedy

AP | TOM COYNE | Posted 12.06.2012 | Sports

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The profile page on the Twitter account of Manti Te'o doesn't say he's a Notre Dame linebacker, that he's being mentioned as...

Notre Dame Backs Out Of Storied Rivalry

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 09.26.2012 | Sports

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Notre Dame is opting out of its series with Michigan, meaning the last scheduled game between college football's winningest progra...

Week 4 College Football Scores

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.22.2012 | Sports

Geno Smith looked like a Heisman Trophy hopeful and Connor Shaw showed no signs of an injured shoulder. Smith threw for 338 yards to help No. 8 West ...

Notre Dame Finally Solves Denard Robinson

AP | TOM COYNE | Posted 11.22.2012 | Sports

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — This time, Notre Dame made sure Denard Robinson and Michigan had no shot at a last-minute victory. Manti Te'o had two interc...

Week 4 Tailgate: Breaking Down Top Matchups

Posted 09.22.2012 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post Week 3 is in the books, and Week 4 kicked off Wednesday night with a little MACtion and continued on Thursda...