| Oct 28, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Critics and pundits alike have been wondering if anyone can dethrone the Southeastern Conference from college football's elite status.
Six straight BCS national championships have made the SEC the envy of most in the college ranks. If the SEC is Miss...
| Oct 12, 2012
I think it's good for football to see two academic schools such as Stanford and Notre Dame battling it out, and I think that's part of the reason why Notre Dame keeps schools such as Stanford and Navy -- academic schools -- on its schedule.
| Nov 3, 2012
| 9:03 PM
NOTRE DAME -- A wise man once said "those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."
For Notre Dame, that past includes a couple of undefeated Irish teams suffering big letdown games -- in 2002 and 1993.
And though Irish coach Brian Kelly...
| Sep 19, 2012
Finally, I don't need an NBC promo to oversell me anything about Notre Dame football.
Nor do I need ESPN Classic to watch Notre Dame win a meaningful football game.
For the first time in years, the product on the field matches the hype — no...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 9:34 PM
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Nothing pastel really goes with a green plaid jacket.
But an older gentleman buying a Notre Dame program sported a pink lei anyway. A young man behind him tried a purple-over-navy combination that clashed. From the student...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 6:33 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — Oklahoma's Lane Johnson ran nearly as fast as Baltimore receiver Anquan Boldin, leaped as high as Cincinnati receiver A.J. Green, and matched the broad jump of New England running back Stevan Ridley.
Were Johnson, say, a safety, his...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 8:37 AM
When will Manti Te’o weigh in on the recent hoax revelations? That's a key question we still don't have an answer to today.
There's been much discussion of a possible interview today, but nothing is confirmed. We are learning key new details and...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Let's back up a moment to early October and a piece Gene Wojciechowski did for ESPN's "College GameDay." To this moment, it remains one of the most powerful voices in spreading the gospel of Manti Te'o's strength and love and virtue.
"Faith is believing...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Here's a bizarre twist to the already bizarre story about Notre Dame football player Manti Te'o's nonexistent girlfriend.
Someone claims to have seen her.
Former Arizona Cardinals fullback Reagan Maui'a, who was released by the team on Oct. 30, told...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 1:39 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A University of Notre Dame graduate who launched a campaign to raise money for a cancer research group in memory of linebacker Manti Te'o's girlfriend says he is "shell-shocked" to learn the woman didn't exist.
Dan Tudesco, a...
| Jan 20, 2013
Long before Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o said he was duped by an imaginary Internet girlfriend, Joseph "Yellow Kid" Weil was plucking the gullible. A regular entry on Chicago police blotters in the first half of the 20th century, Weil was dubbed...