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America’s Loosest Coach Opens Up

When Irish hoops fans talk about head coach Mike Brey, his laid-back nature and approachability  are common refrains.  They often describe him as the coach currently at Notre Dame they’d most like to have a beer with. To my knowledge, ND isn’t about to market a Mike Brey hangout opportunity.  But Triumph Books is giving…

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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…

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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….

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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,…

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