| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:15 AM
SOUTH BEND - It doesn’t seem plausible that someone 6-foot-7 and 270 pounds and who once capsized a blocking sled twice on camera in practice would slip into the category of media/fan afterthought.
But that’s where Notre Dame junior tight...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 6:56 AM
SOUTH BEND -- There was no deeply symbolic reason for the change, no nod to a Notre Dame defensive unit ready to take on life after Manti Te’o.
Irish fifth-year senior linebacker Dan Fox got a haircut this summer for the first time in four years,...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:50 AM
For Eddie Vanderdoes, a difficult spring and early summer gave way Wednesday to football and relief.
The freshman defensive end from Auburn (Calif.) Placer High went through his first practice with UCLA, less than two weeks after the NCAA ruled him...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:51 PM
MARION, Ind. - Perhaps the most revealing nuggets from the Notre Dame football team’s relatively clandestine off-campus training camp venture is that backup safety Chris Badger might be the most proficient rock climber on the team and that the...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 8:00 AM
When I was at the interview for my Global Entry card — a program that allows faster passage through Customs upon return to the U.S. — one of the last things the Customs and Border Protection officer said before I left was this, "Don't get...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 3:30 AM
SOUTH BEND -- Running a route across the middle, TJ Jones knows exactly what’s going to happen. It’s going to hurt.
Diving in a tank with seven large sharks swimming around?
Not quite as predictable.
That’s one of the major...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 5:28 AM
Matt Dickerson knew the day he stepped on Notre Dame’s campus that he found his future home.
The 6-foot-5, 275-pound defensive lineman from San Mateo, Calif., arrived on Friday for his two-day visit. On Saturday, he gave a verbal commitment to...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Notre Dame Coach Brian Kelly said Friday that starting quarterback Everett Golson, who led the Irish to last year's Bowl Championship Series title game, will return to school in January.
Golson was suspended for the fall semester for academic reasons....
| Jul 6, 2013
| 6:53 AM
The recruiting focus for Notre Dame’s defense has been clear since Brian Kelly took over as head coach.
A strong front seven helped carry the Irish to last year’s national championship game and the coaching staff continues to stress those...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:19 AM
While he might not have the national street cred of a Kirby Smart or Bud Foster, Bob Diaco has done an amazing job in transforming Notre Dame into a defense power. Since joining Brian Kelly’s staff in 2010, Notre Dame’s defensive unit...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:31 PM
A trial that many feared would never take place opened in a packed federal courtroom Wednesday when a prosecutor gave a cold-blooded recitation of what he called decades of terror inflicted on the city by its most notorious crime boss, James "Whitey"...