| Dec 30, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Kyle Brindza kicked a 32-yard field goal as time expired to lift the Fighting Irish over the Tigers in the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl in Nashville, Tenn.
Malik Zaire got the start at quarterback and went 12-of-15 for 96 yards and a...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 6:05 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — After Kyle Brindza's 32-yard field goal split the uprights, the tears began to swell in Malik Zaire's face.
As the Irish rushed the field to celebrate their 31-28 victory over LSU, Zaire was mobbed by a few teammates,...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 11:30 AM
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Reports: Texas A&M hires Chavis as DC
Texas A&M hired John Chavis to be its defensive coordinator, according to multiple reports Wednesday.
Chavis, who has been LSU's defensive coordinator for the past six seasons, reportedly will...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 6:23 AM
The biggest question regarding the Big Ten's new bowl system is not how it will work. It's why anyone didn't think of this sooner.
For decades the bowls determined which teams they would invite. They based their decisions on potential ticket sales,...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 6:55 PM
An early renewal of the Pitt-Penn State football rivalry doesn't appear likely this postseason — at least not at Yankee Stadium.
The teams, which renew their rivalry at Pittsburgh's Heinz Field in 2016, cannot meet in the Dec. 27 Pinstripe Bowl...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 9:36 AM
Despite falling to Rutgers on Saturday, Maryland (7-5, 4-4 Big Ten) finished third in the Big Ten's East Division.
Only five teams in the conference finished with a better record than the Terps, and Maryland beat Iowa, which was also 7-5 overall and 4-4...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 6:54 PM
Anthony Gonzalez has been smart about his diet since arriving at the University of Pittsburgh, but acknowledges weaknesses for chocolate chip cookies and Swedish Fish.
"At the holidays, I go all out," he said with a laugh.
The Liberty High School...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 3:43 PM
Rick Catlett has been asked the same question this week: Which teams are going to play in your bowl game?
Catlett, president and CEO of the TaxSlayer Bowl, has responded the same way each time.
"I've told them I absolutely have no clue," said Catlett,...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 8:44 PM
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame is going line dancing.
After a four-game losing streak to end their regular season, the Irish are headed to the Music City Bowl in Nashville, Tenn., for a matchup against LSU at 2 p.m. on Dec. 30.
After a beaten-...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 5:52 PM
Notre Dame's quarterback competition won't be resolved before the Irish's bowl game.
Both Everett Golson and Malik Zaire will play against LSU in the Music City Bowl on Dec. 30 in Nashville, Tenn., coach Brian Kelly said Monday.
"Both of them can help...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 10:44 PM
There is plenty of attention being paid to the College Football Playoff and the four teams that will compete in the first national semifinals at the FBS level - and rightfully so, it's a pretty big deal.
But for the third straight week, our bowl...