| Mar 30, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Notre Dame finally kicked off spring practice last week, so the Dayne Crist Era has officially begun â even if new coach Brian Kelly is not quite yet ready to label it that way. Crist is participating in spring drills, though he is being held out of...
| Dec 23, 2007
They want their names to shine bigger and brighter than Tim Tebow and Tom Brady. They want their reputations to loom larger in the Sunshine State than icons Danny Wuerffel and Ken Dorsey.
Simply put, they want to be stars. Jacory Harris and E.J. Manuel,...
| Feb 23, 2010
Sam Young is a Florida native, so it's unlikely he would claim he grew up a Bears fan. But the former Notre Dame offensive tackle does have a slight tie to the organization.
"My biggest connection with the Bears is that Brian Piccolo went to the same...
| Feb 26, 2010
It was 1998 when the Indianapolis Colts last had the first-overall draft pick in an NFL Draft. Needing a franchise quarterback, it was safely speculated that the Colts decision would come down to one of two college prospects, either Peyton Manning from...
| Feb 25, 2010
The No. 1 question heading into this week's NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis is just that -- the No. 1 question.
Who will emerge from the Combine with the inside track on becoming the top pick in April's draft?
Defense is likely to dominate the...
| Feb 28, 2010
It is time to embark on a time-honored tradition: debating who should be the top quarterback taken in the NFL draft.
This year, it's Jimmy Clausen vs. Sam Bradford.
The consensus is that the two are the best quarterbacks available in a weak class. But...
| Sep 25, 2009
So much for morale victories and a promising start for the season.
The reality of rebuilding for Danny Hope came full circle when the Boilermakers trailed most of the game, and then eventually lost to MAC school Northern Illinois 28-21 last Saturday....
| Sep 27, 2009
Maybe it was the all black uniforms, the appearance by Joe Tiller at Ross Ade Stadium, or maybe the Boilers found whatever they lost before their loss to Northern Illinois last week.
Whether it was the lights, the attention or the team, it seemed that...
| Oct 2, 2009
Firing Tyrone Willingham isn't the only thing Washington and Notre Dame have in common.
The Huskies (2-2) and Fighting Irish (3-1), who play Saturday, are both struggling defensively and are coming off games where they had trouble tackling. Both depend...
| Oct 3, 2009
Robert Hughes scored on a 1-yard run in overtime and Notre Dame broke up a fourth-down pass near the end zone on the final play to help the Fighting Irish to a 37-30 victory Saturday.
Jake Locker threw a pass toward D'Andre Goodwin on fourth-and-19 on...
| Oct 5, 2009
Washington coach Steve Sarkisian gives his players and coaches 24 hours after a game to digest and process what happened, win or lose.
Washington's 37-30 overtime loss at Notre Dame on Saturday pushed the limits of that rule.
"It's tough. But like I...