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Notre Dame Fighting Irish at USC Trojans: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

It is time for the annual Notre Dame and USC game. Ah another year of this game, and another year of both schools disappointing fan bases after a strong start. Neither Notre Dame (7-4) or USC (7-4) enters this game ranked and trying to figure out if either or both team will be up for this match-up is a crapshoot. Coverage of this game will air on FOX beginning at 3:30 pm ET from...
Via Tireball.com
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former USC QB Matt Leinart Will Lead The Trojans Onto The Field Before Saturday’s Game Against Notre Dame

Matt Leinart’s returning to USC One of USC’s greatest quarterbacks will make his return to the Los Angeles Memorial Colosseum on Saturday. Matt Leinart — the team’s starting signal caller from 2003 to 2005 — will lead the Trojans out of the tunnel before the squad takes on Notre Dame. Matt Leinart, who led USC to two national titles, will return to his glory days on Saturday...
Via College Spun
2 days 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
3 days 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
4 days 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
4 days 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
4 days 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
4 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
5 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
6 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
6 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

CFB Week 12 TV Ratings: NBC Gets First Increase For Notre Dame Coverage

For the first time in six tries this season, NBC had an increase in final ratings for its Notre Dame coverage. Last Saturday’s Northwestern/Notre Dame college football game drew a 1.8 final rating and 3.0 million viewers on NBC, up a tick in ratings and up 15% in viewership from Navy/Notre Dame last year (2.6, [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Check Out The Special Veterans Day-Themed Cleats Louisville Football Will Wear vs. Notre Dame

The Louisville football team will be honoring the military Saturday when it takes on Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind.  The Cardinals will be wearing special Veterans Day-themed Adidas cleats for their contest against the Fighting Irish.  Check them out: Special @adidasFballUS Veterans Day edition colorway new cleats by FREAKxKEVLAR® silo to be worn by @UofLFootball. pic.twitter...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Golic Pays Off Bet with Sexy Kim Kardashian Pose

With his Notre Dame football squad set to the face Northwestern last weekend, Mike Golic agreed to strike the Kim Kardarshian pose if the Irish were unable to defeat the less-then-intimidating Wildcats in South Bend. Of course, Notre Dame lost and now the whole world was treated to a significantly greater portion of Golic’s oiled-up Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Mike Golic Makes Good On Bet, Poses Like Kim Kardashian (Photo)

Mike Golic is a man of his word. Golic, co-host of ESPN Radio’s “Mike and Mike In the Morning,” recently bet that his alma mater, Notre Dame, would defeat Northwestern or else he’d recreate Kim Kardashian’s controversial Paper Magazine cover. The Fighting Irish lost the college football clash, forcing Golic to pay up in rather interesting fashion. Golic, true to his word...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Louisville Cardinals Game Preview and Prediction

Louisville and Notre Dame both enter Week 13 at 7-3, and each program still has plenty left at stake despite sporting a three-loss resume. The...
Via Athlon Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

UMass Lowell River Hawks down Notre Dame Fighting Irish on the road

(Photo/John Corneau/Mill City Sports) NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The UMass Lowell River Hawks continued their Hockey East winning ways on Thursday night, defeating the Notre Dame Fight Irish on the road, 3-1. Michael Colantone got the scoring started while a man down at 10:29 of the first period. The shorthanded goal gave the River Hawks an early advantage to work with, something UMass...
Via Mill City Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville wraps up Notre Dame preparations

Coach Bobby Petrino with that game face of his, likes what he’s seen in practice, preparing for the elements, as the University of Louisville football managers load up the equipment truck for the program’s first trip to South Bend and Notre Dame: Louisville Sports Report video. The post Louisville wraps up Notre Dame preparations appeared first on .
Via Louisville Card Game
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Haiku: Volume IV

After a few weeks off for various reasons I’m ready to declare NOTRE DAME HAIKU as more of a “recurring feature” than a “weekly feature.” So… GET IT WHILE IT’S HOT Y’ALL!!! Here are my meager attempts. If you would like to add your own, please use the comment section below (keep scrolling) or you can just reply to the tweet that contains the link to this article....
Via Subway Domer
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. UMass Lowell River Hawks

The UMass Lowell River Hawks are coming off a weekend split against the Penn State Nittany Lions. UMass Lowell took game one of the two-game series on Friday night, but was unable to get anything started on Saturday night. This weekend, the River Hawks travel to Notre Dame, Indiana to face the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at the Compton Family Ice Arena. UMass Lowell and Notre Dame...
Via Mill City Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville wins just playing Notre Dame, but has much higher aspirations

Notre Dame week is here. Simply playing on the same field as Notre Dame elevates the stature and credibility of the UofL program in the eyes of football analysts and fanatics. An actual game forces even the most hardened skeptics to respect Louisville football, acknowledging that the Cardinals have a legitimate chance of winning at South Bend. Credibility in college football...
Via Louisville Card Game
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Petrino Previews Notre Dame

After a week off Bobby Petrino and his team are now gearing up for their big match-up in South Bend against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Petrino met with the media on Monday to preview Saturday’s game. Here is the press conference, courtesy of the Courier-Journal. Click here to view from your mobile device.
Via The Cardinal Connect
10 days ago  |  Discuss

CFB Week 12 Overnights: NBC Has Modest Increase in Notre Dame Return

NBC’s first Notre Dame telecast in more than a month generated a modest increase in overnight ratings. The Northwestern/Notre Dame college football game drew a 2.0 overnight rating on NBC Saturday afternoon, up 11% from Navy/Notre Dame last year (1.8) but down 54% from Pittsburgh/Notre Dame in 2012 (4.3). The game marked just the second [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwestern players got really excited about Chick-fil-A after upsetting Notre Dame (VIDEO)

The Northwestern football team was pretty stoked after upsetting No. 16 Notre Dame, 43-40, in overtime on Saturday.But while the Wildcats were full of joy after shocking the Fighting Irish, nothing could prepare them for the excitement of seeing a Chick-fil-A dinner waiting for them when they exited the field."And we got Chick-fil-A! This is the best day ever!"Indeed it...
Via The Other Paper
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Golic loses bet on Notre Dame game, will take Kim Kardashian picture

Notre Dame’s shocking 43-40 home overtime loss to Notre Dame on Saturday will have far-reaching repercussions, including some serious consequences for Mike Golic. Golic, who played football at Notre Dame, made a bet with his on-air co-host Mike Greenberg, who is a Northwestern alum. If Notre Dame lost to the Wildcats, Golic would have to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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