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Athletes deserve right to play for U.S.

| Monday, September 1, 2014

The FIBA World Cup just started last weekend, and in case you haven’t been watching too closely, the United States has torn through its first two games. The Americans bested Turkey yesterday, 98-77, after trailing at the half, the day after they scorched Finland, 114-55. In the game against the read more

Game notes: Collinsworth questionable vs. Michigan

| Monday, September 1, 2014

Collinsworth questionable vs. Michigan Irish graduate student safety and captain Austin Collinsworth did not play in the first game of the season. His only on-the-field action came when he walked to the opening coin toss on crutches. Irish head coach Brian Kelly said he doubts Collinsworth will return for next week’s game read more

Irish drop two in Minneapolis

| Monday, September 1, 2014

At a long weekend at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge in Minneapolis, the Irish fell short, losing in a three-set shutouts to both No. 12 Minnesota on Friday (26-24, 27-25, 25-18) and No. 6 Wisconsin on Saturday (25-16, 25-15, 25-16). Notre Dame (0-2) held set point in the first set of read more

Irish drop two over weekend

| Monday, September 1, 2014

Despite leading at halftime in both games, No. 11 Notre Dame lost 2-1 to both No. 16 Texas Tech and Southern California this weekend at Alumni Stadium during the 22nd annual Notre Dame Invitational. The first game pitted the Irish (2-2, 0-0 ACC) against Texas Tech (3-0, 0-0 Big XII) read more

Notre Dame captures IU Classic title

| Monday, September 1, 2014

The Irish earned a share of the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic title at Bill Armstrong Stadium in Bloomington, Ind. this weekend. No. 1 Notre Dame (1-0-1) and Indiana (1-0-1) posted the same records over the weekend and finished as co-champions of the tournament, which marks Notre Dame’s third straight read more

Three takeaways from Rice

| Sunday, August 31, 2014

Everett Golson is better than ever  This one is obvious – everyone was raving about the senior quarterback’s game (14-of-22, 295 yards passing) in his return to the Irish. It’s highly doubtful Golson would label his suspension as a blessing in disguise, but it’s clear he made the most read more

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Irish offense lights up in season opener

| Sunday, August 31, 2014

Tradition reverberates around Notre Dame Stadium. And in the first game played on an artificial surface in the stadium’s history, senior quarterback Everett Golson wrote his own chapter of history in No. 17 Notre Dame’s 48-17 win over Rice on Saturday. Golson threw for two touchdowns and rushed for read more