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There's been plenty of good news for Notre Dame fans over the past several months, the most recent relates to 2013. Tim O’Malley and Dave Berk address several subjects in our latest look at the Notre Dame football program.

Notre Dame t-shirt: Catholics vs Cousins

The Notre Dame-Miami rivalry is dubbed the Catholics vs Convicts rivalry, well now the Irish have cleverly come up with a slogan for the BCS Championship game against Alabama. Catholics vs Cousins Former Notre Dame quarterback Jimmy Clausen tweeted a picture of the shirt (he has since deleted the tweet). This is the second shirt attempt the Irish have made that’s caught our attention...

No. 5 Notre Dame 100, Alabama A&M 39

Notre Dame returned from a 10-day layoff and picked up right where it left off. Kayla McBride scored 16 points to lead four teammates in double figures as the fifth-ranked Fighting Irish cruised to a 100-39 victory over Alabama A&M in the first round of the World Vision Classic on Wednesday. Notre Dame, off for exams since a 109-70 victory against Utah State on Dec. 8, reached...

Notre Dame Recruiting Blog: 12/18

The latest edition of the "Notre Dame Recruiting Blog" has updates on a number of 2013 recruits.

The Notre Dame 2012 Season In Epic Video

Here is Notre Dame's 2012 football season in video form- in EPIC video form via Youtube user smeyers528. Why so EPIC? Well, the video is 35 minutes long and it's soundtrack will have you ready to fight a war, fall in love, and become the hero of all mankind. Enjoy:

No. 5 Notre Dame 87, Kansas St. 57

Skylar Diggins scored 17 of her 22 points in the first half to lead No. 5 Notre Dame to an 87-57 victory over Kansas State on Thursday night in the second round of the World Vision Classic. Diggins scored 15 of the Fighting Irish's first 23 points, leading them to a 23-10 lead 8:20 into the game. Kayla McBride added 12 points, and Natalie Achonwa, Kaila Turner and Ariel Braker...

Kelly named AP Coach of the Year

After two seasons as Notre Dame coach, Brian Kelly decided he wasn't spending enough time doing the best part of his job: coaching players. Kelly changed that in 2012, and he shuffled his staff. Then, with Kelly more in tune to his team and the assistants in sync with the head coach, Notre Dame went from unranked to top-ranked. For leading the Fighting Irish to the BCS championship...

ESPN will air PTI Notre Dame special tonight

Need more proof that a #1 ranked Notre Dame team is one of the strongest and most relevant brands in all of sports?  Tonight at 7:30 PM ET, ESPN will air a half hour Pardon The Interruption special looking back at the show's last decade covering Notre Dame.  Last month, Grantland posted a similar video with the first PTImeline about LeBron James that was well done and fascinating...

Jones, Golic Jr. have Notre Dame dads on mind

Notre Dame wide receiver T.J. Jones has plenty on his mind as he prepares for the talented Alabama secondary he'll face in the BCS championship game Jan. 7 in Miami. Still, he can't help thinking about his late father, Andre, who died in June 2011 at age 42 after suffering a brain aneurysm. The elder Jones played on Notre Dame's 1988 national championship team, and T...

Video: Notre Dame BCS Media Day

Yesterday was BCS Championship media day in South Bend. Numerous players and coaches from Notre Dame greeted the press. Below you can watch all of Brian Kelly address, as well as what Defensive Coordinator Bob Diaco had to say. Diaco is supposedly staying put at ND; even though he’s one of the hottest coaching prospects around. Kelly’s OC, Charley Molnar bolted last offseason...

Notre Dame cheerleaders photo gallery

Just three weeks until the BCS National Title game, when the kings of college football will be crowned. We’ve done the Alabama Crimson Tide cheerleaders photo gallery, now we give you the other side Notre Dame.   Paul M. Banks is CEO of The Sports, a Google News site generating millions of unique visitors. He’s also a regular contributor to Chicago Now, Chicago...

History plays a part, but not in final score

Alabama and Notre Dame are knotted together by history. The national championship matchup between the legendary programs provides an excuse to look back at old game highlights. But to the players that are too young to remember, they know the outcome will have nothing to do with what's happened in the past.

Practice Report: 12/18

As Alabama began preparing for Notre Dame Tuesday afternoon, there were quite a few players sporting black non-contact jerseys. Some who we expected to see, and some who we haven't seen in awhile.

Down the Stretch: Two Out, Two In? continues its breakdown of top remaining targets for Notre Dame's 2013 recruiting class.
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