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  • “Should Old Acquaintance Be Forgot . . .”

    A two-decades-dormant rivalry renews itself in the 2010 Sun Bowl. Those who complain about the lack of a true college football playoff forget that in the late 1980’s there was a playoff of sorts. It was the Notre Dame-Miami game.

    In 1988, defending national champion and top ranked Miami rode a 16-game winning streak heading … Full Notre Dame News Story

    “Speed Freak” and Kelly’s Offensive Vision

    (Notre Dame Football News | The Rock Report) – The New York Times recently ran an in-depth look on what it termed Oregon’s “Speed Freak” offense.  Chip Kelly’s offensive vision described within is helpful in understanding Brian Kelly’s offensive vision and what you can expect from Notre Dame in the future.

    I’ve seen more than … Full Notre Dame News Story

    A Third Life

    If you're looking for a Christmas gift for that ND fan on your list, El K has a fascinating read on the man who has captured a lot of ND life in art.

    Comparing Coaches

    (Notre Dame Football News | The Rock Report) – The 2010 regular season is in the books and, as is the norm for most first year coaches, it was a roller coaster ride.  If we’ve learned anything about first years, as Vannie pointed out in Patience and Measuring Success, they’re more about changing the team … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Women Win NCAA Soccer Title

    The Notre Dame women’s soccer team defeated top-ranked and previously unbeaten Stanford by 1-0 in the championship game to win the 2010 NCAA national title on Sunday. Freshman forward Adriana Leon scored the only goal of the game in the 63rd minute with an assist by Melissa Henderson, the tournament’s Most Valuable Player. Irish goalie … Full Notre Dame News Story