The haze of losses to Marshall and Stanford at home have loomed over Notre Dame’s 2022 season, but this past Saturday night, in front of a sold-out primetime Notre Dame Stadium crowd, the Fighting Irish played their best game of … Continue reading Marcus Freeman Finally Has His Notre Dame Moment
Week 2 of college football was nuts. It took me back to 2007 when all hell broke loss, starting with then-FCS Appalachian State handing No. 5 Michigan one of the worst losses in its history, getting paid to block a … Continue reading The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Holy Cross and Sun Belt Edition!
As alliances are broken and more prominent programs are moving to new conferences within the next two to three years, ultimately setting the stage for super conferences to emerge in college football, the outlier that you either love or hate … Continue reading Money Will Prolong or End Notre Dame’s Football Independence
The best time of the year for college basketball has arrived. Before the main course of the NCAA Tournament, we get the conference tournaments, where teams in the smaller Division I conferences look to lock up a bid to the … Continue reading Nostalgic for the “Old” Big East Tournament
Notre Dame football has been in a partnership with NBC for 30 years. In that time, Irish fans have been able to watch home games on their local NBC station, over-the-air and free, even as the digital age began in … Continue reading Notre Dame’s “Peacock Exclusive” Game Won’t Be a One-Time Gimmick
If you have ever taken a walk around Notre Dame Stadium, there are statues of Notre Dame coaches Knute Rockne, Frank Leahy, Ara Parseghian, Dan Devine and Lou Holtz. What do these men have in common? Simple, they all won … Continue reading For Brian Kelly, His Success at Notre Dame is Graded on Championships
Tonight, Notre Dame begins its 2019 season at Louisville against the Cardinals. On one hand, I’m excited. I would be more happy if they played this Saturday afternoon, but they’re back. But I also know, much like a tweet from … Continue reading The Joy and Anguish of Being a Notre Dame Fan
For those of you new to any blog I’ve had, this is a series that started on my other blog “Gallagher’s Word“. Week 1 of the college football season doesn’t have a lot of great matchups. Some Power 5 schools … Continue reading The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of FBS-FCS Week 1 Matchups