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  • Notes from the Geetar: Hath Spring Sprung?

    It’s been a while since I pulled out the pick and strummed, so I figured I’d give Mike Royko a break for a bit and bring back a little old-school NDN.

    If it’s April and it’s Notre Dame, the Blue-Gold game is right around the corner.  Well, the event with that name is, anyway, because … Full Notre Dame News Story

    This. This thing. Right here

    The 85-scholarship limit the NCAA imposes sometimes leads to more than its fair share of brinksmanship.  Players chose to leave for whatever reason, recruits do or don’t make their grades, spring football results in injuries, etc. etc.  No matter what happens, when the whistle blows this fall, you only can have 85 football players signed … Full Notre Dame News Story

    The Four Horsemen Ride Again

    Outlined against a jet-black Easter Sunday evening sky, the Four Horsemen rode again.

    Ninety-four years after Death, Destruction, Pestilence and Famine took the names of Stuhldreher, Crowley, Miller and Layden to cement the place of Notre Dame as the most iconic football team in America, Muffet McGraw, Carol Owens, Beth Morgan Cunningham and Niele Ivy … Full Notre Dame News Story

    First Team Out

    Knowing the Irish were in the NCAA Tournament until Davidson grabbed its spot by upsetting Rhode Island in the Atlantic 10 championship game is, as Mike Brey said, another gut punch in a season of gut punches. Being the #1 seed in the NIT is cold comfort, but the NIT it shall be. Notre Dame … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Diagnose Before Attempting To Cure

    Would a doctor treat symptoms without a diagnosis? Of course not. Would a mechanic repair a car’s engine before identifying what’s wrong? A good mechanic wouldn’t. Would a media pundit propose a fix to college basketball’s standards without articulating its problems? Of course they would. They’re meatheads.

    Dick Vitale

    “The NCAA’s got a problem. It’s … Full Notre Dame News Story