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The Michigan State swimming and diving team took on Notre Dame in a co-ed dual Saturday afternoon at Rolfs Aquatic Center. The women's team was coming off their final home meet of the season from the previous night and had less than 24 hours to prepare for the dual. They fell to the Fighting Irish, 218-82. The men's team picked up four individual titles and one relay but couldn't quite hold on and also dropped the dual to Notre Dame in a tighter race, 174-121.

2012 Shrine Game: Interview with RJ Blanton, CB, Notre Dame

When you think of physicality on the football field, it's a running back barrelling through a hole, linebackers blowing up plays in the backfield, or linemen battling it out in trenches. But RJ Blanton of Notre Dame brings that added physical play that few NFL cornerbacks can consistently offer.Blanton was a headache for receivers all week long, especially the smaller bodied...

M. Ice Hockey. Neil's Notebook: Spartans Settle for Four Points in LSSU Weekend

Six points was the goal. Four points was the achievement.Michigan State let another victory slip through its fingers and had to settle for a 2-2 tie against Lake Superior State on Saturday and Munn Arena.That was disappointment No. 1. Disappointment No. 2 came in the shootout as the Spartans got outscored 2-1 and came away with only one point instead of two.

Notre Dame officially names Elliott safeties coach

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Slowly but surely, the Notre Dame coaching staff for 2012 is coming into focus, with the addition of Bob Elliott as safeties coach becoming official Saturday.

W. Tennis. Bearcats Open 2012 at Notre Dame, Miami (OH)

The University of Cincinnati tennis team will open the new year with a pair of road matches. UC will battle No. 20 Notre Dame on Saturday, Jan. 21, at 1 p.m. in the Eck Tennis Pavilion. The Bearcats will then head to Miami (OH) for a 3:30 p.m. contest on Sunday, Jan. 22, at Riverside Racquet Club.

Mark Dantonio owns the stage, at a Michigan assistant’s expense

College coaches live by a simple code: Always Be Recruiting. Every day, everywhere you go. Dinner with the wife? Choose a restaurant where the busboy runs a 4.5 forty. Mission trip with the church? Audition a kicker or two from local soccer games while you're in-country. Stuck on a lengthy layover? Ask the flight attendant to buzz any fellow passengers who earned at least three...

Lady Vols, Irish square off Monday

The Lady Vols will step out of the SEC and take on Big East foe Notre Dame on Monday in a top 10 matchup. Go inside with Inside Tennessee for the game story, probable starters and scouting report.

Irish vs. the Best

Notre Dame has a rich history of upsetting the nation’s No. 1-ranked team…but it’s been awhile.

MSU 83, Purdue 58: Notes, quotes from Saturday's win

Four Spartans scored in double figures -- led by Branden Dawson's 14 points -- and MSU turned a tight game early into a rout late.

Diggins, Peters lead Irish 76-43 past Villanova (AP)

Skylar Diggins scored 20 points and Devereaux Peters added 19 Saturday as No. 2 Notre Dame routed Villanova 76-43 for its 16th straight victory. Notre Dame (19-1) remains unbeaten at 7-0 in the Big East. The Irish's national championship team won its first 23 games in 2000-01. Rachel Roberts scored 14 to lead Villanova (12-7, 2-4).

Football. NFLPA Collegiate Bowl Preview

Michigan State senior wide receiver Keith Nichol, who set career highs for catches (26), receiving yards (352) and TD receptions (3) in 2011, will represent the American team in Saturday's NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. The NBC Sports Network will televise the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl at 6 p.m. EST. Following Thursday's practice, Nichol participated in a Q&A with

#2 Irish Play Host To Villanova Saturday Afternoon

Despite the cold winter weather outside, the competition in the BIG EAST Conference remains red-hot, as No. 2 Notre Dame plays the back half of its Pennsylvania conference two-step at 1 p.m. (ET) Saturday against Villanova at Purcell Pavilion. The game will be webcast live and free of charge on the official Fighting Irish athletics web site,
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