| May 1, 2011
| 1:30 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The most famous piece of furniture in Charlotte, and perhaps the NFL, is a clock in the home of Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson.
The clock ticks loudly and - and I rarely ascribe human traits to inanimate objects, but this...
| Dec 23, 2010
| 10:52 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) - There was no drama, no surprises. The
Pittsburgh Steelers are closing in on a division title and a bye in the first round of the playoffs, and the Carolina Panthers provided little resistance.
Ben Roethlisberger showed off Pittsburgh's...
| Jan 3, 2011
| 10:42 PM
SOUTH BEND -- “Catholics vs. Cupcakes.”
If the South Florida Sun-Sentinel headline constituted the only postgame payoff from Notre Dame’s 33-17 Sun Bowl squashing of Miami, Friday in El Paso, Texas, most Irish fans could probably...
| Jan 7, 2011
| 8:13 PM
Orlando Dr. Phillips running back Dee Hart won one of the biggest award's he'll ever win Friday night when he was named the 2011 U.S. Army National Player of the Year.
Hart ran for a Florida state record 50 touchdowns this season, while also rushing...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 4:01 PM
Maybe there's something to the momentum coach Brian Kelly has built with the Notre Dame football team.
It's already taken a step in the right direction for 2011.
Wednesday, the Irish program got word that receiver Michael Floyd has passed up an...
| Jan 22, 2011
| 11:07 AM
So much for resting on your laurels, even if they are modest in college football’s bigger picture.
For the first time since perhaps somewhere in the 2006 season, Notre Dame football isn’t broke, but second-year head coach Brian Kelly is...
| Jan 24, 2011
| 4:41 PM
Maybe it was because he was so preoccupied with his own back-to-school mission that Jimmy Clausen didn’t see the next move in Charlie Weis’ coaching career coming.
The Carolina Panthers rookie quarterback has been back on the Notre Dame...
| Jan 24, 2011
| 7:22 PM
Here’s a look at what’s going on with a few former Notre Dame stars.
Jimmy Clausen might not be the only former Irish QB on campus this spring. If there is an NFL work stoppage, Quinn hopes to complete an internship of sorts at...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 7:16 PM
The nuances of Notre Dame’s latest football recruiting class have escaped Ara Parseghian.
Perhaps it’s because the 87-year-old patriarch of modern day Irish football success wasn’t running to check his Twitter feed every five minutes....
| Aug 14, 2011
| 2:28 PM
Cam Newton wasn't spectacular in his NFL debut with the Carolina Panthers - and he may not need to be to win the starting job - but he certainly gave hope that he can be the dynamic player this franchise desperately needs at quarterback.
| Sep 1, 2011
| 12:00 PM
My apologies for interruptions in this week's blog schedule. I was actually doing real reporting for a change. (I know, crazy talk.) But I still had time to stay on top of my many fantasy football leagues. I completed another draft last week, and I have...