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  • Pitt Boots Irish in OT

    Conor Lee’s fourth field goal in overtime ended the longest game in Notre Dame history as Pittsburgh beat the Irish 36-33 on Saturday. Trailing by 17-3 at the half, the Panthers rallied behind running back LeSean McCoy and a stout defense that smothered Notre Dame in the second half and throughout four overtime periods. Lee’s … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Irish, Panthers Seek Credibility

    Notre Dame returns home to face Pittsburgh on Saturday in a matchup of teams looking to enhance their respective bowl resumés. Although these programs are 5-2 on the season, each lacks a victory against a team with a winning record from which to argue that its success is not merely the product of an easy … Full Notre Dame News Story

    “He really made it feel like a family”

    Rev. James Riehle, C.S.C, chaplain to University of Notre Dame athletics teams for nearly three decades, died at the age of 83. Here’s a story shared by fightingamish (others linked) Fr. Riehle was the rector of Pangborn for my first two years there. He could be a little gruff at times, but had a sly … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Weis Cracks and Crack Backs (by Bacchus and Kayo)

    There isn’t a lot of joy in beating a football team as hopelessly awful in every aspect of football (“flummoxed” is the word Seattle Times reporter Bud Withers used) as Washington is, but there is a hell of a lot of relief in avoiding a doomsday scenario no matter how unlikely it was in the … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Defense Shines in Seattle

    ( – by John Vannie) Notre Dame waltzed to a 33-7 victory over the bumbling Washington Huskies on Saturday night on the strength of a superb effort by the Irish defense. This group was so dominant that the Huskies did not cross midfield until the final minutes of the game. James Aldridge led a productive … Full Notre Dame News Story