| Jul 30, 2011
| 4:36 PM
College Football Countdown: No. 16 Notre Dame...
| Jan 14, 2010
Fans worrying about this year’s recruiting class may find comfort in these facts:
- So far, there are no reports of anyone transferring at the semester from last year’s team.
- The Irish have eight freshmen from last year who never played...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 2:31 PM
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Scads of NFL scouts and coaches and team executives watched every twist and turn Kyle Rudolph made Thursday. Then they took him aside and poked and prodded him like a show dog.
This is what happens when you are six months removed...
| Oct 22, 2010
| 2:36 PM
"Grant Wood: A Life"
By R. Tripp Evans
Knopf, $37.50, 432 pages
Controversy attended Grant Wood's iconic and enigmatic painting "American Gothic" from its first public viewing, a juried exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago in 1930. The depiction...
| Nov 27, 2010
| 9:49 PM
LOS ANGELES - It’s a rivalry again.
Notre Dame took an eight-year hiatus from one of college football’s storied annual contests.
Saturday night, the temperature was brisk; the crowd of 85,417 in the Coliseum was electric, but soaked by the...
| Apr 27, 2011
| 7:00 PM
If James Aldridge can somehow get his body clock contorted correctly, maybe, just maybe the former Notre Dame running back will catch a glimpse of Kyle Rudolph stepping into a dream.
Rudolph is Notre Dame's best, and really only, hope of landing in the...
| Apr 29, 2011
| 6:16 PM
Kyle Rudolph traces the vision back to when he had just outgrown the Troy Aikman outfit and matching plastic helmet that his parents had bought him.
"Believe it or not, I was 4 years old," the former Notre Dame tight end and brand new Minnesota Viking...
| Apr 30, 2011
| 4:41 PM
In the middle of the sixth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday, former Notre Dame nose guard Ian Williams whipped out his smartphone and spoke for all but one of his fellow ex-teammates.
"Beyond (ticked) off right now," Williams posted on his Twitter...
| Dec 31, 2010
| 7:15 AM
EL PASO, Texas — Only one football team wanted to be here Friday.
And it wasn't Miami.
Notre Dame's 33-17 Sun Bowl rout of the Hurricanes left little doubt of the big-picture direction of the Irish program.
Notre Dame's offense was effective. The...
| Dec 31, 2010
| 9:37 PM
EL PASO, Texas — Miami knew it. But there wasn't a darn thing the Hurricanes were able to do about it.
That's when it's obvious that Michael Floyd is special.
Miami's defense knew that the Notre Dame football team's offense revolved around the 6-...
| Jan 1, 2011
| 3:41 PM
EL PASO, Texas _ Winning was nice.
But the way Notre Dame beat Miami in Friday's Sun Bowl is what will serve the Irish program best down the road.
Don't look at 33-17. The final score was barely indicative of the Irish dominance. Tune into 30-3, the...