| Oct 28, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Critics and pundits alike have been wondering if anyone can dethrone the Southeastern Conference from college football's elite status.
Six straight BCS national championships have made the SEC the envy of most in the college ranks. If the SEC is Miss...
| Oct 12, 2012
I think it's good for football to see two academic schools such as Stanford and Notre Dame battling it out, and I think that's part of the reason why Notre Dame keeps schools such as Stanford and Navy -- academic schools -- on its schedule.
| Nov 3, 2012
| 9:03 PM
NOTRE DAME -- A wise man once said "those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."
For Notre Dame, that past includes a couple of undefeated Irish teams suffering big letdown games -- in 2002 and 1993.
And though Irish coach Brian Kelly...
| Sep 19, 2012
Finally, I don't need an NBC promo to oversell me anything about Notre Dame football.
Nor do I need ESPN Classic to watch Notre Dame win a meaningful football game.
For the first time in years, the product on the field matches the hype — no...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 9:34 PM
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Nothing pastel really goes with a green plaid jacket.
But an older gentleman buying a Notre Dame program sported a pink lei anyway. A young man behind him tried a purple-over-navy combination that clashed. From the student...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 10:23 AM
A lot of people are crossing their fingers today hoping the luck of the Irish is with Manti Te'o in New York.
Te’o is attempting to make history tonight by becoming the first true defensive player to win the Heisman Trophy. The voting is...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 3:19 PM
Manti Te'o is going to New York. The question is whether he'll leave the Big Apple as the first true defender to win the Heisman Trophy.
Notre Dame's senior linebacker is officially a Heisman finalist, announced Monday as a contender for the award...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 4:43 AM
SOUTH BEND (AP) — Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly has bigger things to worry about right now than defending national champion Alabama.
With the national championship game between top-ranked Fighting Irish (12-0) and the Crimson Tide (12-1) more...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 3:38 PM
Collin Klein is ready to represent Kansas State University in New York this weekend. But, he says he sees the Heisman Trophy as more of a team honor than an individual one.
Before heading to NYC for the Heisman Trophy ceremony, the senior quarterback...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 5:48 PM
Notre Dame senior linebacker Manti Te'o is not going to win the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night. Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel is poised to become the first freshman to win in the award's 78-year history.
Te'o will finish second ahead of...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 8:21 PM
NOTRE DAME - Notre Dame senior linebacker Manti Te'o won the Rotary Lombardi Award on Wednesday as college football's best lineman or linebacker. It's the third major award captured by Te'o this off-season to go along with All-American honors, and...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 8:23 PM
Half-baked Jake is back in all his half-bakedness …
News: The steroid-dripping Baseball Hall of Fame ballots are distributed. Views: After leaving the box unchecked twice, I'm voting for Killingworth's Jeff Bagwell. My fuller view of one of the...