| Oct 18, 2012
| 12:54 PM
TJ Jones' smile lit up the room as he talked about what might have been.
How once he finished dancing in the downpour following Notre Dame's 20-13 overtime takedown of Stanford on Saturday, the best part of the celebration would have unfolded.
| Oct 19, 2012
| 7:35 AM
Welcome to the midway point of the college football season. It’s been a tumultuous season so far. I had one perfect gambling week, a few break-even weeks, and a couple weeks where I lost all my money. What a wild ride. Oh yeah, the games have been...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:28 AM
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- On goal-to-go offensive snaps, Oklahoma has big plans: In comes 6-foot-5-inch, 254-pound freshman quarterback Blake Bell. He takes the snap. And he runs forward, and more often than not runs people over and then runs into the end zone....
| Jan 10, 2013
| 11:54 AM
No living players will be inducted into the Hall of Fame this year, a decision that baseball great Pete Rose said is "kind of sad."
In an interview with Fox News, Rose lamented the first shutout since 1996.
"There's a lot of great players that were on...
| Dec 20, 2012
The playoff will be better. Decades overdue, the four-team tournament coming to major college football in 2014 will not only double the present championship pool but also upgrade other prominent bowls.
But the playoff, selecting and seeding its...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 10:10 AM
The holiday season is upon us. For each person, that means something different. For some, it means sharing the joy of the Christmas spirit with friends and family. For some, it means lighting the Menorah and celebrating eight magical nights of Hannukah....
| Apr 19, 2013
| 11:10 AM
Neither Notre Dame’s renewal of vows with NBC nor the contract’s 10-year extension should surprise anyone.
The university and the peacock have partnered since 1991, and with the current deal set to expire following the 2015 season, now was...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 2:08 AM
Virginia Tech’s football program has declined this season. That’s beyond dispute. Offense, defense, special teams, coaching.
The overarching question is: How steep and extended will the fall be?
History offers some, but no certain,...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 11:58 AM
If Brian Kelly thought he could help Notre Dame's BCS cause by using his news conference podium as an ad hoc soapbox, stepping up on it and proclaiming the Irish's virtues for all to hear, he said he would.
But he doesn't think that. For better or for...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 9:58 AM
SOUTH BEND -- Prior to the season, USC was the top-ranked team in the country. At Notre Dame, outside expectations weren't exactly high for a program coming off back-to-back 8-5 seasons.
Eleven weeks into the season, Notre Dame is the No. 1 team in the...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 3:48 PM
Colts Nation is rallying around Head Coach Chuck Pagano after word of his diagnosis spread Monday.
Local T-shirt company Hayes & Taylor created a "Get Well Coach" t-shirt with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
| Oct 9, 2012
| 9:54 AM
What the BCS rankings say, officially, on Sunday depends a great deal on what Notre Dame does Saturday against Stanford.
But what the predictors of those rankings would say, right now, have the Irish lingering around the top five and therefore in prime...