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Irish Take Final Exam at USC

Fifteenth-ranked Notre Dame (8-3) closes its regular season with a visit to Los Angeles to play archrival USC (10-1) on Saturday evening. The Trojans are sixth in the latest Playoff Rankings and are looking to springboard into the top four with a win over the Fighting Irish. Coach Marcus Freeman’s squad is coming off its…

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Low-Flying Eagles Still a Threat

Notre Dame (7-3) celebrates Senior Day on Saturday afternoon as the Boston College Eagles (3-7) visit South Bend.  The Fighting Irish have won seven of their last eight contests including a closer than desired encounter against Navy last week. The Eagles are coming off their best win of the season, a thrilling last-minute 21-20 victory…

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Rejuvenated Irish Battle Navy

Notre Dame (6-3) travels to Baltimore on Saturday to play the Naval Academy (3-6) in M&T Bank Stadium. The Fighting Irish have found their footing in recent weeks with convincing wins over ranked opponents and will arrive in the Charm City brimming with confidence. Navy and Notre Dame have met each season since 1927 except…

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Irish, Tigers Ready for Battle

Notre Dame (5-3) hosts fourth ranked Clemson (8-0) on Saturday evening in the marquee game of this season’s home schedule. The Fighting Irish have built a semblance of momentum over the past two weeks. They are riding a strong ground game, an improved defense, and lights out special teams as they strive to reach their…

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Irish Season at the Crossroads

Notre Dame (4-3) travels to Syracuse, NY on Saturday to play the 16th ranked Orange at the sold out JMA Wireless Dome. The Fighting Irish continue to strive for consistency after a series of uneven performances this season, whether in victory or defeat. A road win over a solid and highly regarded Syracuse squad would…

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