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Five Things You Didn’t Know About Notre Dame

Photo: USA Today Sports1: There is a factory in South Bend that makes post players that resemble Luke Harangody Louisville fans were counted among the group of people that was happy to see Luke Harangody’s tenure at Notre Dame come to a close.  Little did we know that the Fighting Irish literally had a replacement Harangody ready to go, in Jack Cooley.  Cooley did his time as...
Via The Cardinal Connect
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Report: Notre Dame Starting OL Matt Hegarty Will Play Elsewhere in 2015

Notre Dame offensive lineman Matt Hegarty, who started 11 of 13 games at center and guard last season, will transfer for his final collegiate season, according to Hegarty is expected to graduate in May and will be eligible to play immediately at his new destination next season.  Hegarty is a pretty amazing story. He recovered from a stroke suffered in 2012 to become a...
Via College Spun
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Notre Dame's Loyd named ACC women's hoops player of year

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Notre Dame's Jewell Loyd is the Atlantic Coast Conference's women's basketball player of the year. The league on Wednesday announced its individual award winners as determined by a panel of media members and school representatives. The panel selected Florida State's Sue Semrau as the coach of the year and Notre Dame's Brianna Turner as the freshman of the year...
Via AP on Fox
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Louisville vs. Notre Dame: What 2 Watch 4

Photo: USA Today SportsAhead of the FSU game, I asked for fun and confidence and the Cards delivered. For the first time in some time that looked like Louisville basketball and it couldn’t have come at a better time. Tonight is the first of two colossal match-ups with the league’s best, and we’ll see what the Cards are made of heading into the post season. More Fun & Confidence...
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Mike Elston Scolds Bo Wallace

The newly announced Recruiting Coordinator for Notre Dame Football is linebackers coach, Mike Elston. Elston might need some practice with the new recruits as he tried to contact 2015 signee Bo Wallace during school hours- and then scold him for hollering back. All in a days work…. [View the story “Mike Elston Scolds Bo Wallace” on Storify]
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Kelly Announces New Staff, Spring Game Set

One of the most Notre Damey things to do, is to take forever to announce any new hire of any type. Yes, this goes back to the George O’Leary fiasco. So, today Notre Dame finally let the world know what the world already knew- Mike Stanford, Autry Denson, Todd Lyght, and Keith Gilmore are the new assistant coach hires. Please welcome new assistant coaches Autry Denson, Keith Gilmore...
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Irish hope new OC Sanford brings creativity, energy to the attack

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said he hired Boise State offensive coordinator Mike Sanford to shake things up a bit. "I think we came to the agreement that we're going to get somebody in here that it's going to keep us on our toes, is going to bring that room up to a level that is going to create such synergy and energy on a day-to-day basis that it's going to...
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Alabama, FSU, Notre Dame Make Top 10 Of 5-Star LB Caleb Kelly, The Top 2016 Player From California

According to 247Sports, outside linebacker Caleb Kelly from Fresno is the top football player in California in the 2016 class, and one of the five best players at his position nationally. Naturally, he has plenty of suitors when it comes to his recruitment, and today he dropped a very interesting top 10 list. Teams from all five power conferences, and one independent school, populate...
Via College Spun
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Notre Dame’s Mike Brey Believes A 30-Second Shot Clock May Be Put In Place For Next Season

While we love college basketball, there is certainly room for improvement in the sport. One of the most obvious options, which has been brought up by a number of top coaches, is reducing the shot clock to increase the pace of play. Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey is pretty confident that this change is coming sooner than later, and thinks that we may even see a 30-second shot clock...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bracket Talk: Indiana teams didn't do themselves any favors

IU, Notre Dame, Purdue, Valpo scuffle a little as Selection Sunday nears           

No. 4 Notre Dame clinches ACC title outright with win vs. NC State

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Fourth-ranked Notre Dame didn't do a particularly good job protecting the basketball nor getting freshman big Brianna Turner going. Yet the Fighting Irish were still good enough to close out a second dominating regular-season run through the Atlantic Coast Conference. Jewell Loyd scored 16 points to help Notre Dame beat North Carolina State 67-60 on Sunday, winning...
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No. 4 Notre Dame women beat NC State 67-60

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Jewell Loyd scored 16 points and No. 4 Notre Dame played through a mistake-heavy performance to beat North Carolina State 67-60 on Sunday. Madison Cable added 12 points for the Fighting Irish (28-2, 15-1 Atlantic Coast Conference), who clinched the outright league regular-season title with the win. Notre Dame took control with a 13-2 spurt to blow the game open...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Fighting Irish Community Is Mourning The Loss Of Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, Ex-Notre Dame President Who Died At 97

One of the best men in the history of the University of Notre Dame has passed away, as Rev. Theodore Hesburgh died late Thursday on the South Bend, Ind., campus. He was 97.  Father Hesburgh was Notre Dame’s president from 1952-87, helping develop the school into one of the country’s most powerful academic institutions. He is well known for his influence with U.S. presidents...
Via College Spun
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Syracuse Fans Took Out An Ad In Student Newspaper Chastising Administration For Botched Roosevelt Bouie Ceremony

Syracuse basketball has picked up two huge victories over Louisville and Notre Dame in the last week, but they bookended a home loss to Pittsburgh that also featured an embarrassing botched jersey retirement ceremony. The school retired the jerseys of greats Roosevelt Bouie and Louis Orr, but misspelled Bouie’s name as “Bowie” on the jersey it gave the former Orange center...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hockey East Roundup: Notre Dame Upsets No. 3 BU 3-2 To Win Weekend

Notre Dame went into the Terriers’ den and came out with three points. The Fighting Irish capped off an impressive weekend Saturday night with a 3-2 win over No. 3 Boston University at Agganis Arena. They fought BU to a 2-2 tie Friday night. Notre Dame got out in front for the second time in as many games when forward Mario Lucia beat the buzzer...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Hockey East Roundup: Notre Dame Battles No. 3 Boston University To 2-2 Tie

Boston University fans may have their sights set on Monday’s Beanpot final, but the Terriers know they have their work cut out for them in Hockey East play. At no time was that more relevant than Friday night, when unranked Notre Dame (13-15-5) scored a late equalizer in the third period to help earn a 2-2 tie with No. 3 BU (19-5-5) at Agganis Arena....
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame Coaching Staff: Achievement Unlocked

It appears that the Notre Dame coaching staff has finally been completed. After both official and unofficial reports, there have been 3 more hires with a backdoor move here and there. Meteoric rise for reported new Notre Dame OC Mike Sanford. Still in early 30s, was Boise OC for 1 season, Stanford pos. coach/RC before that — Stewart Mandel (@slmandel) February 11, 2015 South...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Duke's Grayson Allen Makes Awesome Block Against Notre Dame's Demtrius Jackson

Duke was out for blood against Notre Dame Saturday afternoon and from the final score (90-60, Duke) it appears like they got it. When you have guys flying all over the place like freshman Grayson Allen did on this play it is no wonder the Blue Devils were able to spank the Fighting Irish as bad as they did.Of course it didn't hurt that the Blue Devils shot 60.8 percent from the field...
Via FatManWriting
24 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Duke's Justice Winslow With the "Not in My House" Block of the Day Against Notre Dame

The last time Duke and Notre Dame met the Fighting Irish took down the Blue Devils 77-73 handing Coach K's team its third loss of the season. So when Notre Dame came to town for a rematch Saturday afternoon the Blue Devils likely had a little revenge in mind. With time ticking away in the final half it looks like they'll get it with a nice 30-point win.Justice Winslow certainly got...
Via FatManWriting
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Vine: Justise Winslow Throws a Block Party

Enjoy the rest of your afternoon, Notre Dame. — SB Nation GIF (@SBNationGIF) February 7, 2015 Duke is currently crushing Notre Dame 60-40 midway through the second half. If you haven’t seen the game, the vine up top pretty much sums up how things have gone for the Fighting Irish. We’ll have more coverage of this game later today.
Via The Student Section
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Notre Dame’s Signing Day Tracker

As the letter of intent faxes roll in, we will keep you up to date with who is officially a new member of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Sitting down with our 2015 early enrollees to talk recruiting. Watch the signing day feature at @Ndfidm on @WatchND — Notre Dame Football (@NDFootball) January 21, 2015
Via Subway Domer
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Rumor: Everett Golson to LSU?

Everett Golson went from being a Heisman Trophy candidate early in the season to being replaced as the starter in Notre Dame’s bowl game. With Golson scheduled to graduate in May, his future status is up in the air. Will he be the starting QB for the Irish next season? Will he even be on the team? is reporting that he has reached out to LSU to see if they might be interested...
Via The Student Section
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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