| 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...
| Oct 9, 2009
For a team that already has three losses, it's hard to find a school that's received more attention than Washington.
Maybe some of the hype should be going to Arizona, which can make a statement about its own legitimacy with a win over the improved...
| Oct 14, 2009
This might be the place, but if you're a Boilermaker fan, its certainly not the time.
No. 7 Ohio State's timing couldn't be any worse for Purdue, following five straight losses that have each featured a new and less than exciting ending. From turnovers...
| Oct 23, 2009
Notre Dame simply will not comply with the faint of heart, flirting with oblivion on yet another Saturday, participating in yet another hair-raising, fourth-quarter finish.
And Notre Dame survived yet again, teetering on the edge of disaster before...
| Oct 28, 2009
| 10:07 PM
The annual showdown between USC and Notre Dame was renewed Oct. 16, with that thrilling 34-27 victory for the Trojans that was worthy of some of the best games in the storied rivalry's history.
Just ask someone who was there.
"The atmosphere was...
| Oct 31, 2009
Jimmy Clausen wandered the Notre Dame sideline worry-free with the clock ticking down and a blowout victory minutes away.
For the first time in almost two months, the Fighting Irish could relax in the fourth quarter.
Clausen threw two touchdowns,...
| Nov 13, 2009
PITTSBURGH -- Jonathan Baldwin made two exceptional catches that allowed No. 8 Pittsburgh to open up an 18-point lead in the fourth quarter before Notre Dame rallied behind two touchdowns by star Golden Tate, and the Panthers held on for a 27-22 victory...