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  • Celebrating Our Own Success

    It doesn’t feel like 40 years since Dwight Clay’s shot ended UCLA’s record 88-game winning streak and propelled Notre Dame basketball to the #1 ranking. But the calendar says it’s so, and Sunday afternoon at Purcell Pavilion, then Irish head coach Richard “Digger” Phelps was inducted into Notre Dame basketball’s Ring of Honor as the … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Family First

    I make no bones of the fact I’m not a recruitnik. In today’s atmosphere of being able to know who you didn’t get and (allegedly) why, I prefer to focus on the players Notre Dame does get and how they help the program progress towards a national title. So when players verbally commit or de-commit, … Full Notre Dame News Story

    The Gist of our Goals

    A couple weeks ago, I reviewed the 2014-16 football schedules ND released before the holidays, and said I would talk about the Scheduling Philosophy “tomorrow”. Obviously my concept of the word “tomorrow” is a little skewed, because here we are in January. But tomorrow has come, and as I’ve always said, some things you won … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Three Moments to Remember

    Mike Brey and his Fighting Irish kicked off ACC play in memorable fashion, taking down seventh-ranked Duke 79-77. These three moments were punctuation marks in the victory, only the fourth in ND’s series against the Blue Devils, and are brought to you by the ACC Network.

    Tom Knight finishes an in-bounds play with a dunk … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Sluggish Irish Pull Away from Rutgers

    Kyle Brindza kicked five field goals and the Notre Dame defense recorded a season-high four interceptions as the Irish defeated Rutgers by 29-16 in the Pinstripe Bowl. The game was a microcosm of the entire season in terms of offensive problems in the red zone and uninspired play against an outmanned opponent. The teams were … Full Notre Dame News Story