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DEBATE: Can Spartans Keep Up Success Against Irish?

Posted 09.15.2012 | Sports

It's fitting that the Michigan State Spartans hosts Notre Dame as they look to solidify a spot in the Top 10 of the AP Poll with a third win to open t...

Notre Dame Will Edge Michigan State In Gritty Game

Joshua Vowles | Posted 11.14.2012 | Sports
Joshua Vowles

At the beginning of each college football season, we are reminded that teams will make their biggest improvements from week 1 to week 2. While that ma...

FLASHBACK: Michigan State Stuns Notre Dame With OT Fake

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 11.15.2012 | Sports

Aaron Bates threw the pass, Charlie Gantt made the catch, and at that moment, everything seemed to change for Michigan State. The fake ...

Scouting 3 Must-Watch College Football Games

Posted 09.14.2012 | Sports

By Russ Lande, National Football Post NOTRE DAME VS MICHIGAN STATE Notre Dame ILB Manti Te’o (6010, 248 and 4.85) and TE Tyler Eifert (6060, 251...

Notre Dame's ACC Move Is Big Sign Of Change

Jordan Schultz | Posted 11.13.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

While the school's move to the ACC may very well prove beneficial for the football program -- the upcoming four-team national playoff is certainly a plus -- it is also a glaring admission that Notre Dame football is no longer the national stalwart of old.

ACC Reels In Notre Dame With One Exception

AP | AARON BEARD | Posted 11.12.2012 | Sports

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Notre Dame got everything it wanted and the Atlantic Coast Conference got Notre Dame. The school announced Wednesday that i...

Back-Up QB Rescues Irish

AP | RICK GANO | Posted 09.08.2012 | Sports

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Tommy Rees spent most of Saturday watching Notre Dame struggle with Purdue. Then he rescued the 22nd-ranked Irish. Returning from...

KFC, Please Stop Trashing Our Rainforests?

Andrew Dudley | Posted 11.04.2012 | Green
Andrew Dudley

As the arch rivals Notre Dame and Navy battled it out at the Emerald Isle Classic, I ran out on the pitch wearing a T-shirt with "KFC - STOP Deforestation" and scored a touchdown before being escorted away by security at the packed out Aviva stadium.

Notre Dame Dominates In Season Opener

AP | SHAWN POGATCHNIK | Posted 11.01.2012 | Sports

DUBLIN — Notre Dame's trip to Ireland could not have gone much better. The Fighting Irish eased in their new quarterback, showed they have a co...

Navy Hopes Win Over Notre Dame Keys Bounceback Season

AP | Posted 10.27.2012 | Sports

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo spent much of the offseason figuring out ways not to duplicate problems the Midshipmen had last yea...

Notre Dame Suspends Starting RB

AP | Posted 10.26.2012 | Sports

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame suspended starting tailback Cierre Wood two games for violating team rules, leaving the Fighting Irish without the...

Notre Dame Picks Next Quarterback

Posted 08.24.2012 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly made the right call when he named Everett Golson the team's starting quart...

Ex-Notre Dame Coach Sentenced After Hostage Standoff

AP | TOM COYNE | Posted 08.21.2012 | Sports

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Former NFL player and assistant coach Corwin Brown received a suspended four-year sentence Tuesday for striking his wife and holdi...

College Football Playoff: A Good Plan, But with Problems and Losers

John Ziegler | Posted 08.28.2012 | Sports
John Ziegler

This new playoff plan still has more than a few important kinks to be worked out. From here, it feels more like an engagement than an actual wedding. It will probably come to full fruition, but there is a good chance at least someone is going to regret it.

Notre Dame Lands Coveted 5-Star Recruit

Posted 06.04.2012 | Sports

By Greg Gabriel, National Football Post Notre Dame got a commitment from one of the top players on its recruiting board when outside linebacker Jay...

Notre Dame QB Arrested On Felony Charge

AP | TOM COYNE | Posted 07.03.2012 | Sports

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees was pepper-sprayed and arrested early Thursday after he allegedly ran from away from an off...

Notre Dame Lands 4-Star Recruit

Posted 04.23.2012 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post Spring game weekend is always an important part of the year on the recruiting trail, and Notre Dame used its...

Former Notre Dame QB Dies

Posted 04.09.2012 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post Blair Kiel, a former Notre Dame quarterback and uncle to current Fighting Irish signal-caller Gunner Kiel, p...

Former Notre Dame Quarterback Dies At 50

AP | Posted 06.08.2012 | Sports

COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) — Blair Kiel, the former Notre Dame quarterback and punter who played for Tampa Bay, Indianapolis and Green Bay in the NFL, died...

Notre Dame Football Recruits Son Of NBA Hall Of Famer

Posted 03.28.2012 | Sports

By Dave Miller, National Football Post Notre Dame's recruiting momentum continued late Tuesday night when the son of NBA Hall of Famer David Robins...

I Can't Stand Tim Tebow But He Makes Me A Better Person

Michael Rossmann, SJ | Posted 04.03.2012 | Religion
Michael Rossmann, SJ

My difficulty in understanding Tebow indicates that I am largely ignorant of the religious experience of millions of people -- my fellow Christians.

Notre Dame Missteps Look Familiar

AP | By KYLE HIGHTOWER | Posted 12.30.2011 | Sports

ORLANDO, Fla. -- In Notre Dame's three early season losses turnovers, poor second-half performances and an inability to score in red zone were costly....

On The Warpath: Florida State Rallies To Beat Notre Dame

AP | By KYLE HIGHTOWER | Posted 12.30.2011 | Sports

ORLANDO, Fla. -- There were moments during the Champs Sports Bowl when Florida State and Notre Dame resembled the dominant programs they were a decade...

Notre Dame Blows Late Lead Against Florida State

AP | KYLE HIGHTOWER | Posted 02.28.2012 | Sports

ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida State rallied from a 14-point second-half deficit and used a pair of touchdown passes by E.J. Manuel and two field goals...

Breaking Down Every Bowl Game Based on Plot Lines From Friday Night Lights: Week 2

Dan Treadway | Posted 02.25.2012 | Sports
Dan Treadway

I'm back for another attempt at TV-to-sports metaphor glory, and will be breaking down this week's slate of bowl games in terms of Friday Night Lights plot lines.