| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:42 PM
(Reuters) - The University of Notre Dame's storied football team will hold four key players out of games and practice because of suspected academic fraud that could force the school to vacate past wins, the university said on Friday.
The South Bend,...
| Aug 29, 2014
College football spent the last eight months in therapy, facing its flaws and refining its goals.
It returned in earnest Thursday night after a transformative and tumultuous offseason new and improved, more honest about where the sport is headed and open...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 4:34 PM
TV/radio: 2:30 p.m. Saturday; NBC-5, WLS-AM 890.
Line: Notre Dame by 21.
Records: Notre Dame 9-4 last season, Rice 10-4.
Last meeting: Notre Dame defeated Rice 54-11 on Nov. 5, 1988 in South Bend.
Quarterback Everett Golson will start his first...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 6:33 PM
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Everett Golson stood on the 9-yard line, arms extended with the ball in his hands, expecting to hand the ball off to tailback Greg Bryant.
But Bryant already had sprinted past Golson to make a block and didn't realize he was...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 5:48 PM
SOUTH BEND, Ind. – At Aquinas Institute in Rochester, N.Y., Jarron Jones was a "big shot," at least according to Jones. And being a big shot came with certain privileges.
"I was allowed to do whatever I wanted," Jones said. "So I would sleep in...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 7:07 AM
With Notre Dame set to square off in its series finale against Michigan this weekend, Notre Dame announced a home-and-home with the Wolverines' biggest rival -- Ohio State.
The Irish and Buckeyes will play two games -- a Sept. 3, 2022 matchup in...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 10:39 AM
SOUTH BEND, Ind -- Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said he experienced “shock” and “disappointment” when he found out from athletic director Jack Swarbrick that four of his players were under investigation by the school for academic...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 5:21 PM
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said in the wake of his team's victory Saturday over Rice that safeties Elijah Shumate and Max Redfield need to communicate better on the back line of the defense with captain Austin Collinsworth...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 3:22 PM
There wasn't much for Notre Dame fans to complain about in Saturday's 48-17 victory over Rice. While many had circled this week's game against Michigan on their calendars, a subpar effort in the opener could have raised concern ahead of the matchup...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 4:00 PM
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — By now Notre Dame fans are used to seeing coach Brian Kelly yell at his players. His beet-red face on the sidelines has become as customary to Saturday afternoons in South Bend as shots of Touchdown Jesus.
But this summer in...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:34 AM
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly did not provide any update Tuesday on the academic fraud investigation involving four Irish players, other than to say they would not play in Notre Dame's first game against Rice on Saturday. The...