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NOTRE DAME RUMORS & GOSSIP

No. 5 Irish beat St. Joseph's 64-50

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Notre Dame freshman Brianna Turner returned to the lineup Sunday and scored 19 points for the No. 5 Fighting Irish in a 64-50 win over Saint Joseph's. After missing three games with a shoulder injury suffered Dec. 3 against Maryland, Turner missed just one field goal attempt (7 of 8) and had five blocked shots in 31 minutes. Jewell Loyd added 16 points for...
Via AP on Fox
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brian Kelly: Justin Brent in Doghouse for Dating Porn Stars

Notre Dame freshman WR Justin Brent became famous when pictures of him shirtless in bed with porn star Lisa Ann surfaced on the internet. After his affair with Lisa Ann seemed to fizzle, Brent was then spotted with model Elke the Stallion. Even though Brent is now famous for his taste in women, he hasn’t really done much on the field for the Irish this season. Brian Kelly had...
Via BlackSportsOnline
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Notre dame football #16 in WAY TOO EARLY poll

Notre Dame football fans already have one eye on next season as they head into their Music City Bowl matchup with LSU in nine days. (Game preview and prediction here) It’s a bowl game with a ton of future NFL talent, as we’ve chronicled here. It’s also a match-up of two teams that rank pretty high in the 2015 poll. For the 14th consecutive season NationalChamps.net has released...
Via The Sports Bank
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Notre Dame guard Demetrius Jackson dunks on Purdue 7-footer

Notre Dame (11-1) posterized Purdue today 94-63 and 6’1″ guard Demetrius Jackson did the same to Purdue center Isaac Haas….
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Golson, Zaire still competing at QB for Notre Dame

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) Malik Zaire has played just a little over two quarters of meaningful football at Notre Dame. He already knows the pressure of starting at quarterback for the Fighting Irish. He need only examine the arc of Everett Golson's season. From leading the Irish to a 6-0 start and joining the Heisman Trophy conversation, to a four-game losing streak and benching in...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Get Pumped For Notre Dame’s Music City Bowl vs. LSU With This Hype Video

Notre Dame finished the season a disappointing 7-5, but there is definitely something to look forward to this post-season for Irish fans. Everett Golson and company will face another traditional power, LSU, in the Music City Bowl, which will certainly bring a bit more excitement than your normal December 30 bowl. Get pumped up for the game in Nashvilla with this quality fan-made...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Junior College Running Back Jeremy Smith Chooses Louisville Over Alabama & Notre Dame

Photo: LA Football The Louisville football program’s hot streak on the recruiting trail continued on Monday evening as they picked up their seventh commitment in the month of December. Shortly before midnight on Monday, junior college running back Jeremy Smith informed the Louisville staff of his verbal commitment. Smith attended Fresno City College during the 2014 season and...
Via The Cardinal Connect
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Kelly Wants To Play Everett Golson And Malik Zaire In Bowl vs. LSU, Won’t Rule Out 2-QB System In 2015

After nearly knocking off Florida State midway through the season, Notre Dame’s 2014 did not wind up going as planned. The Fighting Irish finished 7-5, and will play LSU in the Music City Bowl in Nashville. One of Notre Dame’s main issues were the turnovers of Everett Golson. The Irish quarterback threw 14 interceptions and lost eight fumbles in 12 games this season. Head coach...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Women’s BBall Wear “I Can’t Breathe” Shirts (Photos)

It doesn’t matter why someone wears the shirt, all that matters is the message is getting out that people are fed up with a justice system and police force that routinely abuses its power. Notre Dame spokesman Chris Masters says the players wore the black shirts with the words “I Can’t Breathe” in white letters with the support of coach Muffet McGraw and the university....
Via BlackSportsOnline
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Notre Dame Trolls Florida State With #NoFlags Campaign

Notre Dame hasn’t forgotten, Florida State. And the Fighting Irish appear to be out for revenge this weekend.  The No. 25-ranked Fighting Irish’s men’s basketball team is set to host the Seminoles at Purcell Pavilion Saturday night. Notre Dame fans are hoping their hoops’ squad can do what their football team nearly did.  On Oct. 18, an Everett Golson-led Notre Dame football...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tickets to see Notre Dame in Music City start at $30

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish began the season with such promise. A 6-0 start to the year had them in prime position to make the first ever College Football Playoff and get back in the national title discussion following the disappointing championship loss to Alabama two years ago. But the Irish fell to Florida State in their seventh contest of the season and the entire campaign...
Via Subway Domer
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Justin Brent Dating Booty Model Elke The Stallion (Photos)

We can confidently say that Justin Brent has a type of woman he likes more than others. He went from 42-year-old porn star Lisa Ann to Booty Model Elke The Stallion. She tells TMZ the relationship is just in the beginning stages. Brent’s brief relationship with the 42-year-old porn Hall of Famer made national headlines earlier this year … since the 19-year-old goes to a Catholic...
Via BlackSportsOnline
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Brent dating Elke the Stallion after Lisa Ann?

For someone who is still two years away from his 21st birthday, Notre Dame wide receiver Justin Brent sure does know how to have a good time. You may have become familiar with Brent, a 19-year-old freshman, after he went on a few dates with porn star Lisa Ann back in October. Apparently Brent has...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

CFB Week 14 TV Ratings: Notre Dame/USC Lowest Since At Least ’96

With both teams unranked and a lopsided result, the Notre Dame/USC rivalry was a minuscule draw. Last Saturday’s Notre Dame/USC college football game drew a 1.3 final rating and 2.0 million viewers on FOX, marking the lowest rated edition of the rivalry since at least 1996 and the least-viewed since at least 2001. The Trojans’ [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
16 days ago  |  Discuss

NBC’s Notre Dame viewership lowest since 2011

I don’t think it’s necessarily air to compare Notre Dame football in 2014 to 2012 or 2013, but the fact remains – the 2014 Notre Dame football season on NBC was down 3% in 2014, marking the lowest viewership total on NBC since 2011, the team’s last five loss season. NBC’s year with the Irish peaked far before the season went off the rails – Notre Dame’s 31-0, primetime...
Via Awful Announcing
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Notre Dame Basketball Unveils Flashy New Sneakers For Game vs. Michigan State

Notre Dame fans and sneakerheads better start calling stores, because the Irish have unveiled a very cool new set of kicks that the basketball team will be wearing on Wednesday when the Irish host the Michigan State Spartans. Notre Dame released this photo via its official Fighting Irish Twitter account. The secret is out! Here are the kicks @NDmbb is wearing for their game vs Michigan...
Via College Spun
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Ratings: Notre Dame hardly golden for Fox; Iron Bowl ties record for ESPN

How much of a difference does two years make? Plenty when it comes to ratings for Notre Dame. Two years ago, ABC pulled a massive 10 overnight rating for major markets for the Irish’s victory at USC, which propelled them into the national title game against Alabama; 1 ratings point is the equivalent of more than 1 million homes. Saturday, USC’s rout over the floundering Domers...
Via Sherman Report
19 days ago  |  Discuss

CFB Week 14 Overnights: Mere 1.5 For Notre Dame/USC on FOX

Two years after scoring a 10.0 rating, the Notre Dame/USC rivalry could not even hit the 2.0 mark this year. The Notre Dame/USC college football game drew a 1.5 overnight rating on FOX Saturday afternoon, down 32% from Notre Dame/Stanford last year, which aired in primetime (2.2). There was no comparable afternoon telecast on the [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Bowl Troll

There is a very large number of Notre Dame fans that have expressed their opinion about Notre Dame’s bowl future. In fact, most of them want there to be no future. For whatever reason they may have, for them, it would be sacrilege for the Fighting Irish to go bowling in 2014. The reasons range from COWARD-ASS ***** all the way to ELITIST DESPITE ALL EVIDENCE TO THE CONTRARY. A...
Via Subway Domer
21 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
26 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
28 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...
Via Mill City Sports
November 20, 2014  |  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
November 18, 2014  |  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
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Forward Mario Lucia Named Hockey East Player Of The Month

Hockey East announced its men’s monthly awards Tuesday, and Notre Dame’s Mario Lucia took top honors. Lucia was named Hockey East Player of the Month for October. The junior forward led the conference in scoring last month with seven goals and two assists for the Fighting Irish over just seven games. His seven goals ranked second in the country. Lucia also finished out October...
Via NESN.com
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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