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Still Not Ready

Notre Dame could not hang with Clemson on Saturday as the Tigers slowly but surely used their superior speed and athleticism to wear down the Fighting Irish and coast to an easy 30-3 victory in the national semifinal game. Trevor Lawrence hit on 27 of 39 passes for 326 yards and three touchdowns, while the…

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Irish, Tigers in Heavyweight Battle

Notre Dame makes its debut in the college football playoff on Saturday as the third ranked Fighting Irish take on number two Clemson in the Cotton Bowl. The venue is lavish AT&T Stadium near Dallas, TX, which is also the home of the NFL’s Cowboys and often referred to by its flamboyant owner’s name as…

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Give the Gift of Mirror

For those of you who haven’t tried it, former Irish QB Rick Mirer’s Mirror Napa Valley wines are outstanding.  They have an outstanding flavor and, IMO, represent among the best of the California vintages. For this holiday season, Mirror is offering a Holiday Gift Pack, including a duo of their wines with a personalized message…

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Committee May Face Tough Choice

Even though it would appear that only one of the four playoff spots is still in doubt, the possibilities remain intriguing. Let’s start with the nuclear option, in which Georgia knocks off Alabama in the SEC Conference Championship. This would give Georgia the most impressive victory among the one-loss contenders that include Oklahoma and Ohio…

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