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    Catching a Lift for Veterans

    11.11.2015 · Posted in NDNation, News

    Long-time NDN readers will have heard the stories of Willie, Andy’s larger-than-life friend.  Subtlety was not his watchword, and his hijinks tended to draw the wrath of administrators large and small.

    While Willie has mellowed a bit in his post-Notre Dame life, he still believes in going big or going home — an attitude that … ...

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    No Niedermeyers Here

    07.13.2015 · Posted in NDNation, News, Notre Dame Alumni

    Former Irish QB Brady Quinn’s charity, 3rd and Goal, is joining forces with Salute, Inc., to launch a new campaign aimed at providing support for veterans of our armed forces. The campaign, called Drop and Give Me 10, wants to raise $100,000 to give veterans and their families much-needed support.

    Their methodology is similar to ...

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    04.01.2015 · Posted in Basketball, NDNation, Notre Dame Basketball

    Three weeks ago, I documented the Notre Dame basketball team’s progress over the course of the season within the construct of Bruce Tuckman’s stages of team development. You will recall that Tuckman, a professor of psychology at Ohio State, identified a model for the stages of team development and successful leader behaviors for each. His ...

    Four Minutes

    03.25.2015 · Posted in Basketball, NDNation, Notre Dame Basketball

    The score was 55-55. Butler’s Roosevelt Jones had the ball with a standing dribble at quarter court as the clock wound down. Pat Connaughton stood in a defensive stance as he waited just outside the free throw line for Jones to drive for what he hoped would be a game winning shot.

    Jones had been … ...