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  • Notes from the Geetar: Lost in the Angst

    I’m still trying to figure out how to implement the “NftG” heading in this thing. For now, I’ll use it for compendium-like posts that lack a central theme. Like that doesn’t describe half my work.

    With all the hand-wringing recently about the need or lack thereof for coaching staff changes and the deplorable state of … Full Notre Dame News Story

    My Dinner with Charlie

    Alright, it’s more like my dinner with Charlie and 2,000 others. But I got the most vivid reminder yet why Charlie Weis is such a good fit at Notre Dame, and far be it from me not to share it with those who weren’t able to dine with us. In deference to him, I waited … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Vagina Dialogues

    I realize this isn’t sports related, but disingenuity in all its forms makes my brain itch. There is nothing that makes me more crazy than people who participate in a negotiation claiming a desire to see all parties satisfied when in reality what they want is 100 percent of their own wishes fulfilled.

    Which is … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Defensive Improvement

    Tom Zbikowski recently said that Notre Dame will go as far in 2006 as its defense can take it. I happen to agree with this, and spent some time thinking about how we can extract improvement from this much-maligned unit.

    Nine starters will return this season, and it’s doubtful that an incoming freshman will become … Full Notre Dame News Story

    God Speed, Coach Ray

    I first met Ray Meyer in the Spring of 2002, when I interviewed him for Echoes on the Hardwood. At the time, he was probably the most famous person I’d ever had a full conversation with, and since he was one of my first interviews, the whole process was a little intimidating for me. But … Full Notre Dame News Story