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  • Dear Santa

    In my house, we grew up with the mantra that anything worth doing was worth doing well. I realize that’s a tough philsophy to defend while reading my blog entries, but let’s file that under suspension of belief and talk about my usual topic, ND basketball.

    Word out of D.C. is the Board of Trustees … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Put Down the DaVinci

    As promised, I finished reading The DaVinci Code last night. After my early disappointment that Timmy Kovach was not featured, I managed to get through the last page with my sanity and faith still intact. Don’t all sigh with relief at once.

    I’d like to address what I believe are the three main parts of … Full Notre Dame News Story

    No More Identity Crisis

    Basking in the glow of Jimmy Clausen’s oral commitment to Charlie Weis and Notre Dame, Irish fans have all but forgotten the recent years of offensive misery. Before Weis came aboard, Notre Dame’s attack was the subject of richly-deserved ridicule by rival schools and even among its most ardent supporters.

    Bob Davie’s offensive philosophy was … Full Notre Dame News Story

    After Midnight

    A man needs a little madness, or else he never dares cut the rope and be free.

    Nikos Kazantzakis

    I don’t claim to be a marketing genius — that’s my sister’s job. After all, she’s the one who has to keep friends and respect after telling people she’s related to me.

    But working in a … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Clausen Is Irish

    Jimmy Clausen, the most highly regarded quarterback from California since John Elway, turned down the Trojans to come to South Bend and play for Coach Weis. The 6-foot-3, 207-pounder, has thrown 88 touchdowns and only 11 interceptions in his past two seasons at Oaks Christian School in Westlake Village, Calif., his team averaging 53 points … Full Notre Dame News Story