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  • Horrible Losses II

    Notre Dame followed a disastrous performance in the desert with an unconscionable giveaway on its own turf as the Irish fell by 43-40 in overtime to the lowly Northwestern Wildcats. The loss dropped Notre Dame to 7-3 on the season, but what is far more disturbing is the manner in which the offense, defense, special … Full Notre Dame News Story

    IBG: Where Do We Go From Here?

    Irish Blogger GatheringMy original plan was to write all the answers to the questions this week in haiku. But then I watched the Arizona State game, and realized that would take more than I had in the tank to keep up my end of the Irish Blogger Gathering, so you’ll get my rantings in their normal iambic … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Homesick Irish Return to Face Northwestern

    Notre Dame hopes to bounce back from its desert drubbing as the Fighting Irish return home for the first time in five weeks to battle the Northwestern Wildcats on Saturday afternoon. This is the 48th meeting between these programs but the first since 1995. Notre Dame holds a 37-8-2 advantage in the series, and four … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Desert Meltdown Dooms Irish

    Arizona State converted three Notre Dame turnovers into 21 first half points in a four minute span and spanked the error-prone Irish by 55-31 on Saturday afternoon under the hot desert sun. A blitzing defense pressured quarterback Everett Golson into an avalanche of sacks and errant passes while Notre Dame’s depleted defense could not contain … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Wonder, Think & Know: Kitchen Vacating Edition

    Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these: Some things you wonder, some things you think, and some things you just know. Maybe John Greenlief Whittier would have liked Mike Royko’s writing too. At least he actually said part of that.

    On the long list of things I don’t want to … Full Notre Dame News Story