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Bagpipe Monday: Does Notre Dame Football Have Enough Defensive Line Talent?

So, you’re saying there’s a chance? One of the most common themes for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish during spring football every year is one of smoke and mirrors. I’m almost sure that it is never planned, but nevertheless... each year we are subject to storylines and quotes that would have us believe one thing- but once the season starts, it’s as if these things never happened...
Via One Foot Down
3 hours ago

Stanford rallies, edges Notre Dame 76-75 to reach Final Four

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Even after Alanna Smith and Stanford pulled off a huge rally to put the Cardinal in position to reach the Final Four, there still was work to do. That’s when Erica McCall stepped up and blocked Notre Dame’s path. Smith’s layup with 23 seconds left capped Stanford’s comeback from a 16-point deficit in the second half, McCall swatted a last-second shot and...
Via The Denver Post
7 hours ago

Notre Dame Fencing Wins The National Title Because They Are Better Than You

The Notre Dame fencing team became champions on Sunday. Savor the flavor. Many people like to poke fun at the University of Notre Dame. I advise those that do, to think twice about such a silly hobby. Notre Dame has people that can wield a sword and slice you in half. Okay, okay... they’re not called “swords,” but I’m fairly certain that if they were given a sword, tey would...
Via One Foot Down
8 hours ago

Notre Dame Advances to the Frozen Four

The Irish Icers advanced to their third Frozen Four in program history on Sunday afternoon. After disappointing losses from both the men’s and women’s basketball teams, it looked to be another miserable March for Irish athletics. Fortunately, the Irish hockey team was there to salvage the month, as they advanced to the Frozen Four on Sunday. After a dispatching of the top seeded...
Via One Foot Down
9 hours ago

Notre Dame Women’s Lacrosse: Irish Pulverize No. 4 Orange, 16-7

Three New York natives on the Irish team made the most of their homecoming and were the difference in today’s win. A week’s rest between games was the elixir the Notre Dame women’s lacrosse team needed to get back to their winning ways. The No. 15 Irish (9-4, 3-1 ACC) showcased fresh legs - and a laser focus from sophomore goaltender Samantha Giacolone - to hand the No. 4...
Via One Foot Down
11 hours ago

Blackhawks prospect Dennis Gilbert, Notre Dame advance to 2017 Frozen Four

Gilbert will play in the national semifinal at his future home — United Center. Chicago Blackhawks prospect Dennis Gilbert and Notre Dame upset No. 2 seed UMass-Lowell on Sunday to win the Northeast Regional and earn a berth in the Frozen Four. It’s Notre Dame’s third Frozen Four appearance and first since 2011. The Fighting Irish’s lone semifinal win was a 5-4 victory...
Via Second City Hockey
14 hours ago

Ohio DB Michael Dowell Talks Notre Dame Contact

Lakewood, Ohio defensive back Michael Dowell is hearing from the Irish. Mike Dowell 6'1" 190 DB from Saint Edward is one of the top defenders in the Midwest. Blessed with terrific ball pic.twitter.com/YmvCRbpTiz — Tom Lemming (@LemmingReport) February 26, 2017 Michael Dowell is an intriguing, versatile defensive back who the Notre Dame staff have had […] Ohio DB Michael Dowell...
Via Slap the Sign
16 hours ago

This time around, Verne Lundquist caught the basketball flying at the broadcast team

In the warmups before last Saturday’s West Virginia – Notre Dame game, a basketball hit CBS announcer Verne Lundquist in the face. A similar situation popped up during game action in Sunday’s South Carolina – Florida Elite Eight matchup, but Lundquist was ready for it this time: That’s a nice catch from Lundquist there, and the banter between him and analyst Jim Spanarkel...
Via Awful Announcing
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Basketball: Brianna Turner Wouldn’t Have Helped

After an early exit in the 2017 NCAA Tournament, Notre Dame basketball is looking for the reason they fell short to Stanford. Many believe that the loss came from the Fighting Irish missing star forward, Brianna Turner. But even with the junior, Notre Dame wouldn’t have had much better luck with the dominant performance Stanford […] Notre Dame Basketball: Brianna Turner Wouldn’t...
Via Slap the Sign
17 hours ago

Stanford defeats Notre Dame in Elite Eight to advance to Final Four

The Stanford Cardinal women’s basketball team defeated Notre Dame 76-75 in their Elite Eight matchup Sundy afternoon to advance to next week’s Final Four. With less than five seconds remaining, and Stanford holding a 76-75 lead, Notre Dame’s Lindsay Allen attempted to hit a game-winning shot, but the ball hit the rim. Notre Dame, however, got the rebound, but Notre Dame’s...
Via Excelle Sports
19 hours ago

Notre Dame Football Post-Practice Press Conference Review

Notes from yesterday’s press conference. There was a lot to take away from yesterday’s Brian Kelly press conference following another successful Notre Dame football spring practice, so let’s get to it.   One of the first topics was true sophomore running back Tony Jones Jr. The former IMG Academy star has had a strong off-season […] Notre Dame Football Post-Practice Press...
Via Slap the Sign
20 hours ago

2017 NCAA Tournament: What it Means For the ACC if North Carolina Loses

The ACC came into the 2017 NCAA Tournament with nine chances to reach the Final Four, and with one more Elite Eight game left, they are down to one team to represent the conference. Known as the best conference in college basketball, the ACC was set to have one of the biggest years in their […] 2017 NCAA Tournament: What it Means For the ACC if North Carolina Loses - Slap the Sign...
Via Slap the Sign
1 day ago

2019 OL Quinn Carroll Talks Upcoming Notre Dame Visit

Quinn Carroll has football in his blood. Let the fun begin.☠️ #playoffs pic.twitter.com/zz8L2ifsiE — QUINN CARROLL (@q_ocarroll) October 28, 2016 Quinn Carroll makes too much sense for Notre Dame. He’s a 6’6, 290-pound physical offensive lineman, a strong student, has 20 offers as a sophomore, is used to cold weather, has NFL bloodlines, red hair […] 2019 OL Quinn Carroll...
Via Slap the Sign
1 day ago

Stanford rallies, edges Notre Dame 76-75 to reach Final Four

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Alanna Smith’s jumper with 23 seconds left capped Stanford’s rally from a 16-point deficit in the second half, Erica McCall blocked a last-second shot and the Cardinal edged top-seeded Notre Dame 76-75 Sunday to reach its first Final Four since 2014. Brittany McPhee scored 27 as the second-seeded Cardinal (32-5) won its eighth in a row overall. This was...
Via MyNorthwest.com
1 day ago

Notre Dame Football Recruiting: 4-Star Offensive Lineman, John Dirksen Is Irish

Notre Dame adds more beef to its already stellar recruiting class. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish got another commitment for its 2018 recruiting class with the addition of John Dirksen. Dirksen committed to Notre Dame on Saturday while on an unofficial visit with his parents. 247 Sports The 6’5” 305 pounder from Marion Local in THE GREAT STATE OF OHIO was one of a small handful...
Via One Foot Down
1 day ago

Sinclair’s Hot 5 Big Board – 2019 Notre Dame Recruiting

Sinclair’s 2019 Hot 5 Big Board The Notre Dame recruiting department have been getting after many talented recruits from the 2019 recruiting cycle lately. With their Sophomore Day coming up soon, they have been working diligently to get many targeted kids on campus to get a feel for what Notre Dame is about as a […] Sinclair’s Hot 5 Big Board – 2019 Notre Dame Recruiting...
Via Slap the Sign
1 day ago

WATCH: Notre Dame vs. Ohio State Men's Lacrosse Highlights (2016-17)

Notre Dame vs. Ohio State: The No. 2 Irish held off the No. 4 Buckeyes, 12-7. Sergio Perkovic opened the scoring for the Irish and finished the game with 3 goals and an assist. Freshman Bryan Costabile scored 2 goals, and has now scored in every game this season. Notre Dame has beaten OSU 15 straight times.
Via ACC Digital Network
1 day ago

Notre Dame Basketball: Is Mike Brey Headed to Georgetown?

After 45 years of a Thompsons running Georgetown basketball, the Hoyas may look Notre Dame basketball for their new head coach. With the parting of John Thompson III, Georgetown is looking for a new man to hold the reigns. As a familiar face, Mike Brey could be a top candidate for the job. According to […] Notre Dame Basketball: Is Mike Brey Headed to Georgetown? - Slap the Sign...
Via Slap the Sign
1 day ago

WR Anthony Schwartz Talks Notre Dame Recruiting

Anthony Schwartz is being pursued by Notre Dame. #GETOPEN pic.twitter.com/9ZPSG7nvWG — Anthony Schwartz (@anthony_flash10) March 10, 2017 Anthony Schwartz is one of the fastest athletes in the country. He has reported a 10.26 second 100 meter dash as a sophomore and clocked in at 10.54 as a junior. Those are elite numbers. His speed certainly […] WR Anthony Schwartz Talks Notre...
Via Slap the Sign
1 day ago

Notre Dame Basketball: Robby Carmody Resembles a Former Irish Star

Notre Dame basketball is targeting a shooting guard out of Mars, PA with perfect size and athleticism. Robby Carmody, the 4-star shooting guard out of PA, is exactly what Notre Dame basketball is looking for. After losing one of the best shooting guards in program history, adding a player who resembles Steve Vasturia as much […] Notre Dame Basketball: Robby Carmody Resembles a...
Via Slap the Sign
1 day ago

Isaac Rochell drawing interest from Cowboys, Panthers

A day after the Notre Dame Pro Day workout, former Irish defensive lineman Isaac Rochell paid a visit to PFT Live to discuss his pre-draft experiences. As to the issue that always slides to the top of the stack in the weeks before the selection process, Rochell said he has attracted the most interest so far…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

Notre Dame, Stanford meet with Final Four on the line (Mar 25, 2017)

Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Ja’mion Franklin “Ecstatic And Speechless” About Notre Dame Offer

Notre Dame has offered Maryland defensive tackle Ja’mion Franklin. Extremely humbled and thankful to receive offer #13 from Notre Dame ‼️ #GoIrish #IrishBouND18 @TomLoy247 @CoachMikeElston @BrianDohnScout pic.twitter.com/7XUIhpxCN2 — #55GoLive (@Jamion_Franklin) March 24, 2017 Ja’mion Franklin left his home in Maryland yesterday and headed to South Bend with high hopes...
Via Slap the Sign
2 days ago

Ja’mion Franklin gets the Notre Dame Offer

Notre Dame has offered Maryland defensive tackle Ja’mion Franklin. Extremely humbled and thankful to receive offer #13 from Notre Dame ‼️ #GoIrish #IrishBouND18 @TomLoy247 @CoachMikeElston @BrianDohnScout pic.twitter.com/7XUIhpxCN2 — #55GoLive (@Jamion_Franklin) March 24, 2017 Ja’mion Franklin left his home in Maryland yesterday and headed to South Bend with high hopes...
Via Slap the Sign
2 days ago

2019 DE Beau Robbins Talks “Dream School” Notre Dame And Visit

Beau Robbins has always loved Notre Dame. Carmel High 2019 DE Beau Robbins will be another challenge for Warren Central tonight: https://t.co/vK8P7B4TAG pic.twitter.com/20nfcZCayI — Steve Wiltfong (@SWiltfong247) October 7, 2016 2019 defensive end Beau Robbins grew up 2 hours away from Notre Dame campus in Carmel, Indiana. The 6’5, 230 pound sophomore grew up a […] 2019 DE...
Via Slap the Sign
2 days ago
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