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  • After Midnight

    A man needs a little madness, or else he never dares cut the rope and be free. Nikos Kazantzakis

    I don’t claim to be a marketing genius — that’s my sister’s job. After all, she’s the one who has to keep friends and respect after telling people she’s related to me.

    But working in a … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Clausen Is Irish

    Jimmy Clausen, the most highly regarded quarterback from California since John Elway, turned down the Trojans to come to South Bend and play for Coach Weis. The 6-foot-3, 207-pounder, has thrown 88 touchdowns and only 11 interceptions in his past two seasons at Oaks Christian School in Westlake Village, Calif., his team averaging 53 points … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Fiddling While Hoops Burns

    Those of you who follow my writing know I beat the improve-the-physical-plant drum loudly and often. Some of you regard it as some kind of excuse mechanism for Mike Brey, and no amount of explanation has proven able to dissuade you of that idea. So if you are of that camp, you may as well … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Notes from the Geetar: Lost in the Angst

    I’m still trying to figure out how to implement the “NftG” heading in this thing. For now, I’ll use it for compendium-like posts that lack a central theme. Like that doesn’t describe half my work.

    With all the hand-wringing recently about the need or lack thereof for coaching staff changes and the deplorable state of … Full Notre Dame News Story