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  • Notre Dame coach Kelly calls accountability key

    August 16, 2014 1:50 PM

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly says he needs to do a better job of creating an environment in which players know they are accountable after learning four are being investigated for suspected academic dishonesty. Kelly said Saturday he was shocked and disappointed to learn about the... more »
  • Notre Dame-Georgia to play in 2017, 2019

    June 25, 2014 5:04 PM

    SOUTH BEND, In. - Notre Dame and Georgia will play in 2017 and 2019, marking the first regular-season meetings between the two schools. The Bulldogs will play in South Bend on Sept. 9, 2017, while the Irish will play in Athens on Sept. 21, 2019. The top-ranked Bulldogs beat the... more »
  • NCAA Women's Final gets high TV rating

    April 9, 2014 9:55 PM

    BRISTOL, Conn. - The championship game between two undefeated teams drew the highest television rating for women's basketball in a decade. UConn's 79-58 win over Notre Dame on ESPN on Tuesday earned a 2.8 rating. That's the best since a 3.5 for the UConn-Tennessee final in 2004. The Huskies' big... more »
  • Smell like the Fighting Irish with $62 fragrance

    June 21, 2013 2:46 PM

    SOUTH BEND, Ind.- Fans of the Fighting Iris can soon smell like their favorite athletes. A cologne and perfume company is developing a scent connected with Notre Dame. Cloudbreak Group is working with Steiner Collectibles on the fragrances the university's licensing director said. There will be variations for men... more »
  • Te'o lowers his 40 time at Notre Dame pro day

    March 26, 2013 3:55 PM

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Manti Te'o ran a little better on his home field than he did at the NFL combine, lowering his 40-yard time by more than a tenth of a second during Notre Dame's pro day. The Heisman Trophy runner-up posted a best time of 4.69 on Tuesday,... more »
  • NCAA denies 6th year for ND safety Slaughter

    February 14, 2013 10:37 AM

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. - The NCAA has denied Notre Dame safety Jamoris Slaughter a sixth year of eligibility. Slaughter, who did not play as a freshman, tore his left Achilles tendon in the third game of the season, a 20-3 victory over Michigan State. He started 19 games in four... more »
  • Man at center of Te'o hoax says he was in love

    January 31, 2013 9:02 AM

    A California man says he created the hoax involving former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o and a fake girlfriend because he was in love with the football player. Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, spoke publicly for the first time in an interview with Dr. Phil McGraw for the "Dr. Phil Show," the first... more »
  • Dr. Phil: Te'o was victim of girlfriend hoax

    January 30, 2013 11:18 AM

    NEW YORK- Dr. Phil McGraw says Manti Te'o was not involved in setting up the dead girlfriend hoax that became a sensation when it was exposed this month, and that the man who masterminded the scheme did so because he was "deeply, romantically" in love with the Notre Dame linebacker.... more »
  • ND pres defends handling of Te'o

    January 25, 2013 4:41 PM

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Notre Dame's president has sent the school's board of trustees a letter outlining and defending the actions of university leaders after they were informed about the Manti Te'o dead girlfriend hoax. The letter from the Rev. John Jenkins was dated Friday and obtained by The Associated... more »
  • Te'o tells Couric 'pain' and 'sorrow' was real

    January 24, 2013 3:13 PM

    NEW YORK - Manti Te'o told Katie Couric the feelings he had for what turned out to be a fake, online girlfriend were real and reiterated he had nothing to do with the hoax. The All-American linebacker said he was truly sorrowful and pained after finding out the woman he... more »
  • Te'o tells Couric he briefly lied about girlfriend

    January 23, 2013 10:24 AM

    NEW YORK - Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o has told Katie Couric that he briefly lied about his online girlfriend after discovering she didn't exist. Te'o said in an interview to air Thursday on Couric's show that he didn't lie about the hoax until December, believing Lennay Kekua had died... more »
  • Notre Dame AD encouraging Te'o to speak publicly

    January 18, 2013 12:51 PM

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick says he is encouraging linebacker Manti Te'o to speak publicly about being the victim of a hoax involving a dead girlfriend who never existed. Swarbrick says he believes Te'o has to explain exactly how he was duped into an online... more »
  • Fake social media profiles appear in Baton Rouge Play Video

    January 17, 2013 4:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o's fake girlfriend fiasco isn't the first time a ficticious social media profile has caused trouble, nor will it be the last. Just ask Ashley Hebert, a legislative analyst at the State Capitol and a beauty pageant queen. "I had a... more »
  • BCS title game's TV rating hurt by rout

    January 8, 2013 10:35 AM

    MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - The BCS title game's preliminary television rating is up from last season, but the lopsided score kept viewership down. Alabama's 42-14 rout over Notre Dame drew a 15.7 overnight rating Monday on ESPN. That's up 14 percent from last year's game, another blowout Crimson Tide victory,... more »
  • Tonight's the night for 'Bama-Notre Dame

    January 7, 2013 10:31 AM

    MIAMI - The battle lines are drawn for tonight's BCS Championship at Sun Life Stadium in Miami. Notre Dame, the top-ranked team with a 12-0 mark, has the distinction of being a fairly heavy underdog against 12-1 Alabama. Oddsmakers are rating the Crimson Tide about a 9-point favorite, largely... more »
  • Alabama gets set for Irish offensive attack

    January 4, 2013 10:48 AM

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Alabama assistant coach Kirby Smart runs the stingiest defense in the country when it comes to yards allowed, but as he looks at Notre Dame, he sees plenty of reasons for concern. The second-ranked Crimson Tide play the No. 1 Fighting Irish on Monday in the... more »
  • Saban, Kelly lead Bama and ND out of darkness

    January 3, 2013 4:03 PM

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - There were some dark days at Notre Dame and Alabama, dark years really, during which two college football's proudest programs flailed and foundered. As the 21st century dawned, the Fighting Irish and the Crimson Tide were old news, stodgy remnants of a glorious past, not moving... more »
  • Irish and Tide roll into Sunshine State

    January 3, 2013 10:41 AM

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Top-ranked Notre Dame and No. 2 Alabama are in Florida and continuing preparations for Monday night's BCS championship game. Both teams arrived in Fort Lauderdale yesterday afternoon for a matchup that was set more than a month ago. It's a return home for Crimson... more »
  • Championship classic: Notre Dame vs Alabama

    January 2, 2013 4:48 PM

    MIAMI - For even casual college football fans, No. 2 Alabama vs. No. 1 Notre Dame stands out as a classic matchup for the national title. While the schools may seem like opposites - one in the South and the other in the North, one public and one private -... more »
  • Heisman finalists: Manziel, Te'o and Klein

    December 3, 2012 5:24 PM

    NEW YORK - Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o and Kansas quarterback Collin Klein are the finalists for the Heisman Trophy. Manziel is the favorite to win college football's most famous player of the award when it is presented Saturday night in New York. He would... more »
  • Irish and Tide in control of their own fate

    November 19, 2012 10:43 AM

    NEW YORK - Taking advantage of losses by Oregon and Kansas State, Notre Dame and Alabama sit 1-2 in the BCS standings as we approach the end of college football's regular season. The unbeaten Fighting Irish need to beat Southern California on Saturday in Los Angeles to earn their first... more »
  • QB Kiel chooses Notre Dame

    January 17, 2012 12:30 PM

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. - Prized quarterback recruit Gunner Kiel is joining Notre Dame. Kiel first said he would go to Indiana, where his brother was among the quarterbacks, and he later expressed interest in LSU. But on Tuesday, the Irish said he was among several players who were joining the... more »
  • Top names still available in NFL draft

    April 23, 2010 11:20 AM

    A pair of big name quarterbacks will still be on the board when the NFL draft resumes with the second round tonight in New York. Texas' Colt McCoy and Jimmy Clausen of Notre Dame went unclaimed in last night's opening round and could be the stars of day two... more »
  • Parkview loses 3A title game

    December 12, 2009 9:43 PM

    Parkview Baptist dropped to Notre Dame 14-7 in the 3A state title game. Coach Kenny Guillot's club struggled in the second half and could never overcome the one possession deficit. Notre Dame captures their schools 4th football state title and second this decade. more »
  • Cincinnati's Kelly takes over at Notre Dame

    December 11, 2009 9:53 AM

    Notre Dame has settled on Brian Kelly as the man who can restore its faded glory, just as he turned Cincinnati into a national title contender. Cincinnati athletic director Mike Thomas said Kelly is off to the lead the Irish and will not coach the third-ranked Bearcats in their... more »
  • Cincinnati coach interested in Notre Dame job

    December 8, 2009 7:28 AM

    Cincinnati coach Brian Kelly has told his players that he will meet with Notre Dame officials about their head football coaching job. Kelly told his team that he plans to listen to what officials at Notre Dame have to say. The 12-and-0 Bearcats are headed to the Super... more »
  • TCU's Patterson agrees to new contract

    December 2, 2009 11:28 AM

    TCU coach Gary Patterson agreed Wednesday to a new contract that will keep him with the Horned Frogs through the 2016 season. Patterson, who had been mentioned as a possible candidate to fill the Notre Dame vacancy, has lead fourth-ranked TCU to five 11-win seasons the past seven years.... more »
  • Kelly brushes off speculation about Notre Dame Job

    December 2, 2009 8:56 AM

    As the college football coaching carousel continued, Cincinnati's Brian Kelly brushed aside speculation that he could be a candidate for the Notre Dame coaching job. Kelly, whose No. 5 Bearcats are 11-0 and taking aim at a BCS bowl game, wouldn't talk about the Notre Dame situation on Tuesday,... more »
  • Notre Dame to vote on bowl while waiting on Weis decision

    November 30, 2009 10:43 AM

    Notre Dame players have scheduled a players meeting for Monday while awaiting word on the fate of coach Charlie Weis. The meeting will include a vote on whether the players want to play in a bowl game after a 6-6 season. Weis was not in his office early... more »
  • Big tip has to be paid back to notre dame

    October 30, 2009 8:37 PM

    There's a settlement worked out to pay back a $29,000 tip the University of Notre Dame paid a caterer. Half the money will be returned in $50 monthly payments over the next 28 years. The university sued Sara Gasper of Granger, Indiana to return the money because her tip should... more »

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