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  • A Chart to Show the Way

    As Brian Kelly enters his eighth season, trying to extricate himself from the doldrums of 4-8, Irish fans wonder how he’s going to do it and who’s going to help him.

    The answers to those questions and much much more can be found in the South Bend Trib’s annual football preview issue.

    Meet the new … Full Notre Dame News Story

    The 11th NDNation Probability Poll (we’re old)

    The 11th NDNation Probability Poll is underway. In theory, the probability concept puts a little more thought around predictions than just “ND is favored over X!” We ask every fan to estimate the probability of the Irish winning each game and use that to calculate expectations. In 2015, the optimists won out (and this was … Full Notre Dame News Story

    How Sweet It Is

    It took longer than I thought to come up with a title for this article … an article I’ve waited a very very long time to write.  Hell Yes seemed too trite.  About Damn Time too crotchety.  Happy in Pants?  Too unprofessional.  So I settled on Jackie Gleason’s favorite, because it seems the most fitting.… Full Notre Dame News Story

    The Prophet


    Disabuse yourself of any notion that criticizing the way a basketball player performed should be extrapolated to attitude and effort. If you don’t have the intellect to make that distinction, please stop reading now.

    The Prophet, Part 1

    If I heard Mike Brey say it once during the 2016-17 season, I heard it half … Full Notre Dame News Story

    Play ‘Em

    As the Madness that is March gets underway, and the Fighting Irish set their sights on a third straight Elite Eight appearance, it’s fun while awaiting the games to start to look around college basketball and see the people and programs making news.  For reasons that should become apparent quickly, one story captured my attention, … Full Notre Dame News Story