NOTRE DAME FIGHTING IRISH NEWS

Big Names: Brent Musburger, Leinart & Quinn, Women’s World Cup

Brent Musburger will make his ESPN season debut on the network’s highest-profile game. In other news, Fox Sports’ Notre Dame/USC coverage will include alums Matt Leinart and Brady Quinn, and a trio of newcomers is set to make their Fox Sports debut during next month’s World Cup Draw. Musburger Returns From Exile on Auburn/Alabama ESPN [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

No. 2 Notre Dame beats Quinnipiac 112-52

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Jewell Loyd scored 23 points to lead No. 2 Notre Dame to a 112-52 win over visiting Quinnipiac University Tuesday night. The Irish (6-0) jumped to a big lead early and never looked back, going up 13-0 before Quinnipiac's Maria Napolitano hit a 3-pointer to put her team on the board 3:44 into the game. The Bobcats (3-2) had no answer inside for the 6-foot-3...
Via AP on Fox
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Matchup with struggling Notre Dame team just what USC needs after UCLA loss

Notre Dame might just be the prescribed medication for a USC team that got trounced by UCLA last Saturday at the Rose Bowl.  Gone is any hope of winning a Pac-12 title. Gone is the chance to regain the Victory Bell.  After suffering a demoralizing setback to their biggest rival, the Trojans now must regroup before facing their other biggest rival.  Saturday at the Rose Bowl was...
Via Fox Sports West
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame’s Drue Tranquill Posts Uplifting Message To Twitter After Learning He Tore His ACL

Notre Dame safety Drue Tranquill’s 2014 season is over, but the Irish freshman is staying positive about his future in South Bend. Tranquill, who tore his ACL this past Saturday against Louisville, took to Twitter Tuesday afternoon to post an uplifting message about his intentions to return to the team before spring practice. It’s a lofty goal, but you can’t hate on him for...
Via College Spun
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jones, Day, Tranquill out for Notre Dame vs. USC

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly says starting defensive lineman Jarron Jones and safety Drue Tranquill have suffered season-ending injuries and defensive lineman Sheldon Day also will be out Saturday against Southern California. Kelly says Jones is out with a torn ligament in his foot while Tranquill is out with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his knee. Jones...
Via AP on Fox
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Received Some Big Time National TV Exposure In South Bend On Saturday

AP Photo: Nam Y. Huh Brian Kelly and the Notre Dame fighting Irish aren’t exactly having a great season, but getting a road win in South Bend is always great exposure considering the national attention that Notre Dame receives. In fact, Louisville’s win on Saturday may have gotten the Cardinal program more exposure than expected. According to Sports Business Daily, on Saturday...
Via The Cardinal Connect
1 day ago  |  Discuss

No. 2 Notre Dame routs Harvard 97-43

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Taya Reimer scored 14 points to lead No. 2 Notre Dame to a 97-43 win over visiting Harvard on Monday night. After Notre Dame (5-0) failed to score on its first two possessions, Harvard (2-2) grabbed an early 5-2 lead with a 3 by Erin McDonnell. But the Irish offense quickly heated up, jumping out to a 59-13 lead at the half. Harvard struggled from the field...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

CFB Week 13 Overnights: NBC’s Notre Dame Finale Solid

NBC finished its Notre Dame season with a second-straight increase in overnight ratings. The Louisville/Notre Dame college football game drew a 2.2 overnight rating on NBC Saturday afternoon, up 29% from both BYU/Notre Dame last year and Wake Forest/Notre Dame in 2012 (1.7 both years). The 2.2 is the highest for NBC’s Notre Dame season [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Which bowl game will Notre Dame Football play in?

So which postseason game is the Notre Dame football team headed to? Well, at this point, we’re talking a third or fourth tier bowl. Not the words Notre Dame football fans want to hear, but it’s reality. Through the first five games, the Fighting Irish defense recorded numbers that warranted all those comparisons that you heard to the 2012 national runner-up team’s defense...
Via The Sports Bank
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Linebacker Kendall Moore Posts Heartfelt Instagram Message To Notre Dame: “I’m Off To Chase My Dreams”

Kendall Moore did not get a chance to play during his final year at Notre Dame. Moore was one of the five players caught up in the program’s academic scandal earlier this year, and earlier this year announced that he would be leaving the program. Moore graduated in May, with a degree in ‘Film, Television, and Theatre’. Today, Moore posted an Instagram photo of the famous Golden...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Louisville’s Triumphant Win Over Notre Dame

NAM Y. HUH/ASSOCIATED PRESS With Louisville’s big win over Notre Dame on Saturday afternoon in South Bend, our friend @CrumsRevenge of TheCrunchZone.com went back into his laboratory to put together this masterpiece. Enjoy! Tús Nua (a new beginning) from @CrumsRevenge on Vimeo.
Via The Cardinal Connect
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2014 Hall of Fame Tip-Off Bracket

The College Basketball season is underway, which means a ton of early season tournaments. As each Tournament is about to get under way I will give you schedule of the games. Tip-Off Tournament Schedule Campus Round Schedule November 14 – Binghamton University at University of Notre Dame November 15 – Manhattan College at Florida State University November 16 – United States...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Big runs fuel No. 3 Irish romp over Holy Cross

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Brianna Turner had 19 points and seven rebounds for No. 3 Notre Dame, which used a 39-2 run in the second half to blow out Holy Cross, 104-29 in the first round of the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame Challenge. Jewell Loyd added 17 points, six rebounds and five assists for Notre Dame (4-0), which opened up a double-digit lead less than four minutes in, pushing...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame, Arkansas, Kentucky, Duke: The 1978 Final Four Has Taught Us An Important College Football Lesson in 2014

In 1978, college basketball’s Final Four convened in St. Louis, Missouri: Notre Dame, Arkansas, Kentucky, and Duke competed for the national championship in hoops. This year, the 1978 Final Four has taught college football fans and pundits a lesson that must be absobed each and every autumn: The process of grading teams doesn’t fully end until the season does. You might have...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame, Arkansas, Kentucky, Duke: The 1978 Final Four Has Taught Us An Important College Football Lesson in 2014

In 1978, college basketball’s Final Four convened in St. Louis, Missouri: Notre Dame, Arkansas, Kentucky, and Duke competed for the national championship in hoops. This year, the 1978 Final Four has taught college football fans and pundits a lesson that must be absobed each and every autumn: The process of grading teams doesn’t fully end until the season does. You might have...
Via The Student Section
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame's collapse continues after 6-0 start

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Notre Dame is a loss to rival Southern California away from one of the worst collapses in the program's history. Coach Brian Kelly said Sunday the biggest concern for Notre Dame (7-4) this week won't be the rivalry with Trojans (7-4), who are coming off a disappointing 38-20 loss to UCLA, but on finding a way to win. ''Finishing the season with...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Battle for Land of Lincoln is a Battle to Go Bowling

It all comes down to this. Following a Northwestern upset of Notre Dame and an Illinois upset of Penn State, the Wildcats and Illini will face off for the Land of Lincoln trophy with a bowl berth on the line. The two teams took different routes to reach 5-6. Northwestern dropped to 3-6, but has now won two straight including that big win at Notre Dame. The Fighting Illini appeared...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Another Notre Dame Loss: The Good,The Bad, The Ugly

 The Good Can only say this about Saturday's defeat:Several Irish players are 2 games away from playing their last game for the greatest university in college.Today was their last game at home.Their time spent on campus and across the land on the vast spectrum of college football fields has giving many fans all the more reason to love Notre Dame, whether a win was the result...
Via Football Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville 31 – Notre Dame 28: Cards Squeeze It Out In South Bend

Photo: USA Today Sports Bobby Petrino and the Louisville Cardinals picked up their eighth win of the season on Saturday afternoon with a 31-28 win over Notre Dame in the first ever meeting with the Irish. Louisville had a lead for the majority of the game, but Notre Dame put together a very strong second half to make things interesting. In the end, the Cards were able to do just...
Via The Cardinal Connect
3 days ago  |  Discuss

At the wire, Louisville turns Notre Dame away

A vitural red sea of University of Louisville fans descend upon South Bend on a cold drizzling day in November 2014. A cold drizzly day, gray skies, temperatures in the mid-forties, wet and slippery conditions for an historic football game. A school, a football program and a fan base ready to take the next step. Momentum swinging back and forth during the game, moods bouncing wildly...
Via Louisville Card Game
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAAB: Notre Dame rolls UMass, 81-68

The Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament was in full swing Saturday and a good game on the doc at the Mohegan Sun Arena was that of UMass taking on Notre Dame. A battle of two undefeateds. 
Via CLNS Radio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Irish Fan Has A Johnny Manziel Notre Dame Jersey

Johnny Manziel, now a quarterback for the Cleveland Browns, starred for the Texas A&M Aggies from 2011-2013. To our knowledge, he’s never had anything to do with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Still, apparently, someone at the ND vs. Louisville game Saturday afternoon was spotted wearing a customized Manziel Irish jersey. We’re not really sure what to think. @bustedcoverage...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

In the Beginning: Louisville at Notre Dame

Another barrier falls, another milestone achieved. The University of Louisville football team facing the University of Notre Dame for the first time at South Bend, Ind. There, but not enough just to get there. Winning the first game in the series has to be the goal. Another opportunity for a school building on milestones, more recently BCS wins at the Orange Bowl and the Sugar...
Via Louisville Card Game
3 days ago  |  Discuss

UMass Lowell River Hawks skate to tie with Notre Dame Fighting Irish

(Photo/John Corneau/Mill City Sports) NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Gritty play and few lucky calls send the UMass Lowell River Hawks back to the east coast with a tie with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Friday night, 2-2. The River Hawks haven’t had to try and come from behind much this season but in their first trip out to Notre Dame, the Fighting Irish made things difficult after being...
Via Mill City Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville Cardinals vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish: Betting Odds

Betting odds for the Louisville Cardinals and Notre Dame Fighting Irish.
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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