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NOTRE DAME RUMORS & GOSSIP

Notre Dame’s Leprechaun, Otto The Orange Have Challenged Jimmy Fallon To A Lip-Sync Battle

Notre Dame and Syracuse are set to do battle on the gridiron this September 27th at Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. But apparently the mascots of the two teams want to join forces beforehand in a different kind of competition. This week, Notre Dame’s leprechaun (in tandem with SU’s Otto the Orange) tweeted at Jimmy Fallon, host of The Tonight Show, challenging...
Via College Spun
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

First-Look At Notre Dame’s New FieldTurf, Midfield Logo

The new field turf for the University of Notre Dame is now complete. Not only is the monogram ND at midfield, there are also two small shamrocks at the 35-yard-lines. I’m a big fan of the new look. Enjoying the view of the new @NotreDame football field turf! Stay tuned to http://t.co/WEyLvQNMWT @SBTribune pic.twitter.com/NkEjiM0ZPf — […] The post First-Look At Notre Dame...
Via Diehardsport
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Notre Dame’s Turf Surface Has Been Nearly Completely Installed And Painted

The turf surface at Notre Dame Stadium has been installed and painted. We’ve showed you previous photos of the artificial field being installed, but it had yet to be completely sewn in and painted. Now it has been. Check out the Fighting Irish’s new playing tundra:   Behold, Notre Dame’s just about completed FieldTurf surface. pic.twitter.com/r3qBMyc754 — Irish Illustrated...
Via College Spun
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Idle Notes: ESPN Extends Deal With Pro Football HOF (Also: Notre Dame/CBS, WNBA Finals)

ESPN will continue airing the Pro Football Hall of Fame ceremonies through 2020. In other news, CBS will air the annual Notre Dame/Navy game in primetime, and the WNBA Finals will return to broadcast TV […]
Via Sports Media Watch
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Coming Of Tomorrow

With Notre Dame opening fall camp on August 4th at Culver Academies, I had some deep thoughts while walking the yard looking for more moles to kill. After the walk of blind death, I had a hard time trying to put it all together to give you something to read that will, hopefully, allow you get some of the ******** out of your system. CHANGES. They’re happening. Hell, if you want...
Via Subway Domer
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Every television network still loves Notre Dame football

College football is about a month away, which means the networks are starting to finalize their plans. While ABC has owned Saturday primetime, Fox continues to try and edge its way in with a weekly game that starts slightly earlier each week. CBS doesn’t go to primetime for football often, but they’re taking advantage of their once every other year Notre Dame-Navy contest by...
Via Awful Announcing
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame WR Mahone sentenced to 10 days in Jail & may lose more than that

A reported by Inside The Irish, Notre Dame WR Will Mahone has been sentenced to 10 days in jail.  This is terrible news for the Irish & could be even worse for Mahone who may have lost more than just 10 days of freedom–he could have lost his opportunity to wear the gold helmet and play for the Fighting Irish again. In light of the news, Mahone has been indefinitely suspended...
Via NCAA Football Zone
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Finally Moves Into 21st Century, Installs Artificial Turf

It took Notre Dame far to long to finally move to artificial turf but it’s finally been installed. Notre Dame fans were up and arms about the fact that this isn’t real grass and that there’s a logo at midfield now, but it looks great. For any ND fans that think otherwise, check out this […] The post Notre Dame Finally Moves Into 21st Century, Installs Artificial Turf appeared...
Via Diehardsport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Notre Dame Stadium has artificial turf installed

Note: this Notre Dame Stadium piece originally ran on December 19th, 2013, AHEAD of the outlets claiming they had it first on January 29th. We built all of them by a month. As the new turf is being installed today, we now bring it back to the forefront. Armed Forces Radio Network has informed The Sports Bank that Notre Dame Stadium will undergo major renovations in the next several...
Via The Sports Bank
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame’s new artificial field is (nearly) complete

The legendary playing surface at Notre Dame Stadium is no more. This offseason the Irish made the switch from a natural field to an artificial playing surface. The installation of the new FieldTurf began shortly after spring graduation ceremonies and has been completed. It even sports a fancy Notre Dame logo at midfield. Yard line numbers still need to be painted on the field, it...
Via The Student Section
6 days ago  |  Discuss

CBS puts Notre Dame-Navy into Primetime

Notre Dame which has all of its games nationally televised will get another game in primetime in 2014. CBS has slated the Notre Dame at Navy game on Saturday, November 1 for 8 p.m. ET. This will be part of a college football tripleheader which begins at 11:30 a.m. that day. Air Force at Army begins the day on CBS to be followed by the SEC Game of the Week with the contest formerly...
Via Fang's Bites
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: The Turf, With The ‘ND’ Logo, Has Been Installed At Notre Dame Stadium

The turf has been installed at Notre Dame Stadium.  After more than a century of playing football on a grass tundra in South Bend, Ind., the Fighting Irish will be playing on an artificial surface this fall.  Check out Notre Dame’s new field:  Gorgeous day for a Notre Dame Stadium tour. Laying down the turf! #GoIrish pic.twitter.com/ZiqpPmYE6n — Bob Gavagan (@BobGavagan...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Freshman Predicted His Future In Letter From 8th Grade

This letter from my 8th grade self shows that my life is headed in the right direction. I had high expectations too! pic.twitter.com/0oafDRpHBn — Jonathan Bonner (@JBonezzz) May 30, 2014 Notre Dame freshman Jonathan Bonner can honestly say that he has accomplished his goals in his life and is certainly on the right path for […] The post Notre Dame Freshman Predicted His Future...
Via Diehardsport
7 days ago  |  Discuss

This Notre Dame “We’re Back” Video Will Pump Irish Fans Up For A Redemption Year

As you’ll find well-documented in the below video, Notre Dame was once the premier college football program in the country. In the eyes of many, it’s only a matter of time before the Irish are perennial contenders once again. One particular supporter named John Christopher Wackowski put together a very well-made hype video ahead of the 2014 that hammers that point home. Enjoy...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: The Turf Is Currently Being Installed At Notre Dame Stadium

For the first time in the history of its program, the Notre Dame football team will play its home games on a turf surface this fall. The official decision to switch from a natural grass field to an artificial one came in April.  The turf is currently being installed at Notre Dame Stadium.  Check out the progress:  Today’s the day! Turf is being measured and cut #Progress #GoIrish...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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