What we’re saying: Syracuse basketball’s dramatic overtime win over Duke (links … – The Post-Standard

The Post-StandardBefore looking ahead to Syracuse’s game on Monday against Notre Dame — you up for some more basketball?!? — a look back at the syracuse.com coverage from the Orange’s…

VIDEOS/GIF: Irish’s Pat Connaughton dunks on Jabari Parker – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comNotre Dame just earned an absolutely massive win, its biggest of the season, by beating Duke. It was a 79-77 final, punctuated by this absolutely fearless slam by Pat Connaughton…

4-point play: How Notre Dame upset No. 8 Duke – USA TODAY

USA TODAYHOW THE IRISH WON: There have been quite a few questions about how Notre Dame would adapt to the abrupt dismissal of leading scorer Jerian Grant (for an undisclosed…

Michigan football is a ‘dumpster fire,’ says Michigan football fans – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comThings started so fast for Brady Hoke in Ann Arbor, Mich. Victories in his first six games as head coach of the Michigan Wolverines, including a win over Notre Dame.…

Up-and-down QB Rees has satisfying finale with Fighting Irish – Tampabay.com

Tampabay.comThe senior threw for 319 yards, no touchdowns and no interceptions in his college finale, leading No. 25 Notre Dame to a 29-16 win against Rutgers in the Pinstripe Bowl,…

Tide’s 10 defining moments of 2013: No. 1 – In dominant fashion, Alabama wins … – The Birmingham News – al.com

The Birmingham News – al.com1 – In dominant fashion, Alabama wins 3rd BCS national title in 4 seasons. -043a899c29648334.jpg. Alabama head coach Nick Saban is dunked with Gatorade in the…

Ohio State Rallies Past Notre Dame – ESPN

ESPNNEW YORK — It looked like Ohio State’s winning streak to start the season was over. The third-ranked Buckeyes were down eight points to Notre Dame with 50 seconds to…

Notre Dame player rips Doug Gottlieb for making fun of his beard – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNotre Dame big man Garrick Sherman didn’t have such a fun Saturday considering the Irish blew an eight-point lead with less than a minute remaining in a deflating loss…

4-point play: Instant analysis on Notre Dame-Ohio State – USA TODAY

USA TODAYHOW THE BUCKEYES WON: No. 2 Ohio State and unranked Notre Dame battled much of the night in a surprisingly thrilling game here at the Garden. The Buckeyes watched…

Notre Dame to play football at Fenway Park in 2015 – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesThe first two are legends of Fenway Park and part of Boston Red Sox lore. Kelly, Notre Dame’s football coach, is a Red Sox fan. And the Irish will…

Kawakami: Stanford Cardinal defense doesn’t fold against Notre Dame – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsSTANFORD — One, two, three more times, it came down to Shayne Skov, Trent Murphy and the Stanford defensive foundation. And no, they weren’t going to break,…

Damon Bruce Reveals Problem Of White Male Intolerance In Sports Broadcasting

Damon Bruce is a previously pretty-much not-well-known sports broadcaster who toiled with pleasure for KNBR Radio until being reportedly suspended, indefinitely, for saying that a woman’s place is not in…

NFL Draft 2014 Top 10: Jadeveon Clowney, Teddy Bridgewater Top List

The NFL Draft 2014 is around the corner next year in April, so it’s not too late to start tallying the best players in the nation. Even with his first…

Tsunami Death Toll at 116,000

This is unbelievable. Let’s put this number in perspective: 116,000 is more people than the population of Berkeley, CA (110,000); more people than the total attendance for 2004’s Michigan v.…

Ravens Use 2013 Draft to Rebuild Defense

It was quite a busy weekend for the reigning Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens. They had 12 picks in the 2013 NFL Draft, plenty to help them┬ábolster and rejuvenate their…

Ravens GM Confident Team Can Make Playoffs

The Baltimore Ravens roster looks a bit different from the how it did when they won Super Bowl XLVII on February 3. The Ravens lost many key defensive players including…

Bobby Petrino Job At Western Kentucky Means Jessica Dorrell In Spotlight

Until she steps forward to violate the worthless contract she signed with the University of Arkansas (and valueless because Dorrell was railroaded into it without a lawyer in the room…

Black Football Head Coach Hiring: Stanford 3, Cal 0

Gotta say it. Looks really bad for Cal Football to have never hired a black head football coach. Not that new Cal Football Head Coach Sonny Dykes is bad hire,…

Alabama 32, Georgia 28: Crimson Tide SEC Champions; Will Lose To ND

The Alabama Crimson Tide beat The Georgia Bulldogs in an epic, unforgettable SEC Championship, 32 to 28. It was a game Georgia should have won, even with its paper-thin defense.…

Notre Dame Undefeated, Shockingly

Notre Dame is 12-0 and the American Sports Landscape has been altered forever. The Fighting Irish weren’t supposed to be this good just three years into Brian Kelly’s tenure as…

Mike Ditka Recovering From Stroke; Here’s To A Good Man

I learned that former Dallas Cowboys Tight End, Chicago Bears Head Coach, and current ESPN Analyst Mike Ditka suffered a mild stroke, reportedly brought on by worries about his son,…

Notre Dame Beats Michigan; ESPN’s Corso Was Right

During the Saturday predictions ESPN’s Lee Corso said “Never bet against the Catholics.” Well, he was right: Notre Dame beat Michigan 13-6 and is now undefeated for the first time…

Lee Corso Lights Up Twitter: “Never Bet Against The Catholics”

ESPN’s mercurial College Football commentator Lee Corso’s lighting up Twitter as of this writing with his colorful comments. Right now, his name “Lee Corso” is the number seventh Twitter Top…

Orlando Woolridge, NBA Star, Dies At 52; Shreveport Times Reports Are Wrong

Orlando Woolridge passed away at just 52-years-old, and adding to what for this blogger is a lengthening list of people who’ve died between the ages of 50 and 55 this…

NFL Draft 2012: Eagles Workout Michael Floyd, WR, Notre Dame

Michael Floyd, Notre Dame’s great wide receiver, is one of my favorite players in this 2012 NFL Draft (Zennie62.com coverage by Tout.com), and some say the second-best wide receiver behind…

Stanford Cardinal Women Conquer Soccer World, Beat Duke In Final

The Stanford Cardinal Women have done it! They beat Duke in a close contest 1-0, and for their first NCAA women’s soccer title. The Stanford Cardinal Women are National Champions!…

Cal vs UCLA, Stanford at USC, Key Pac-12 Battles

Today, starting at 4PM PDT, we have Cal vs UCLA, then Stanford at USC at 5 PM and both are key Pac-12 battles of teams that really do have “storied…

College Football Rankings: Stanford Moves Up AP Top 25, USC and Notre Dame Out

The college football rankings as reported in the Associated Press Top 25 are out, and contains some interesting news. First, Stanford, previously ranked number 7, moves up to number 6,…

College Football Rankings : USC, Notre Dame Not In AP 25 For First Time

The AP College Football Top 25 poll of college football rankings for the results of the first week of the 2011 NCAA College Football season is out, and it includes…

College Football Rankings: Notre Dame Should Not Have Been In Top 20

In college football rankings, Notre Dame Football gets a pass every year because of its “storied tradition” and that is not to make fun of the Notre Dame legacy, but…