Notre Dame's on-again, off-again relationship with Michigan is on again.
College football's winningest programs announced Thursday that their rivalry, which includes 42 meetings dating to 1887, will be dormant no more beginning in 2018 with the season opener Sept. 1 in South Bend, Ind.
Michigan will play host to the Irish on Oct. 26, 2019.
Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick said in a statement that the programs have been working diligently on the renewal but added that schedule commitments for both schools would make an annual series "impractical."
"We're optimistic that additional games can be scheduled in the future," Swarbrick...