Sunday, December 10, 2017

Mark Baldwin Earns Web.Com Tour Exemption!

Congrats are in order for Notre Dame alum Mark Baldwin '06 -- who just earned an exemption for the first 8 events of the 2018 WEB.COM TOUR season!!!

Mark carded a four day total of -14 -- after scores of 69, 67, 68 and 70 today -- finishing in 41st place at the WEB.COM TOUR QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT.

The players who finished in 11th to 45th place earned the 8 event exemption for 2018.

Baldwin birdied three of his last six holes to make the top 45!!!


Photo above -- that's Eric Deutsch on the left -- Mark on the right.  Eric caddied for Mark this week.


Kizer With Media After Browns' OT Loss Today


OT: 100 Years to Complete this Catholic Church

The largest Catholic church in America --- The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. -- AKA "America's Catholic Church" -- just celebrated its completion after 100 years of construction, with the finishing of the Trinity Dome (appropriately) on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception.


Undefeated -- ALL TIME -- in Big Ten Play...

Jeff Jackson's Fighting Irish finished off the 2017 portion of their Big Ten schedule this weekend by sweeping the #12 ranked Wisconsin Badgers in Madison...

Notre Dame has yet to lose a BIG TEN game in its history.  The Fighting Irish are now 10 - 0 in Big Ten play.  They have beaten every Big Ten team but that school in Ann Arbor -- so far this season -- the Irish travel to Michigan to play on January 5th.

The Irish -- ranked #3 in the country -- are now 16 - 3 - 1 on the season.

Current Big Ten Standings:
  1. Notre Dame: 10 - 0 - 0
  2. Ohio State:  5 - 4 - 1
  3. Penn State:  4 - 4 - 2
  4. Minnesota:  4 - 7 - 1
  5. Wisconsin:  4 - 5 - 1
  6. Michigan:  3 - 5 - 2
  7. Michigan State:  2 - 7 - 1

Coach Brey Takes the Irish to Delaware...

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Mark Baldwin Cards a 68 -- Drops to 31st

The Notre Dame alum shoots a four under 68 -- and he loses fifteen places -- golf isn't fair some days...

Bottom line, three really good days on the course for Baldwin;  69, 67 and 68.

Tomorrow's the FINAL ROUND -- here's what he's playing for.


OT: CBS Sports Intro to Army Navy Game

Watch Notre Dame Men's Hoops vs. Delaware

You can watch the game online at the link below...


Baldwin Shoots a 67 Moves up to 16th Place!

Notre Dame alum Mark Baldwin '06 -- shot a 67 yesterday to move up to 16th place in the WEB.COM TOUR QUALIFYING TOURNAMENT!

Mark carded six birdies against one bogey -- he's now -8 after two rounds!

Two more rounds to go -- here's what Mark's playing for.


Notre Dame Scores Three Goals in 3rd to WIN!

That's 12 straight wins -- and the IRISH remain undefeated in Big Ten play!

Friday, December 8, 2017

Echoes 2017: ND Football's Award Show

Domer Anders Lee -- 4th in NHL in Goals!

The New York Islanders' Anders Lee is tearing up the NHL -- over the last 90 games he's played he has scored 49 goals!

The former Fighting Irish hockey star currently sits in 4th place in the NHL in total goals scored with 16.


Domer Honored as Time's Person of the Year!

Her name is Lindsey Meyer and she's a graduate of Notre Dame's Class of 2008.  Lindsey is featured as one of the "Silence Breakers" who have been selected as Time Magazine's Person of the Year for 2017.


Thursday, December 7, 2017

Domer Baldwin at Web.Com Qualifying Final

Notre Dame alum Mark Baldwin '06, just completed first round play in the FINAL STAGE of the WEB.COM Tour Qualifying Tournament in Chandler, AZ.  Mark is just one of 144 professionals who made it through two rounds of qualifying to get to the Final Stage.

Baldwin carded four birdies to go with one bogey today shooting a 69 -- placing him in 22nd place after the first round.

For those playing in the Final Stage -- the stakes are clearly defined:
  • The winner will receive fully exempt Tour status for the 2018 Regular Season.
  • Finishers 2-10 (and ties) will receive exempt Tour status for the first 12 events of 2018.
  • Finishers 11-45 (and ties) will receive exempt Tour status for the first eight events of 2018.

You can follow Mark's progress these next three days at the link below.


OT: The Power and Majesty of the Great Lakes

This is un-edited video of Lake Michigan -- at Saint Joseph, MI -- two days ago...

Irish Receive Muffet's Hall of Fame "Kicks"

Love these custom shoes from Under Armour!  I hope they market a "low cut" version in men's sizes, count me in!

Three Named Sports Illustrated All-Americans!

One was five-star recruit, one was a four-star recruit and one was a three-star recruit coming out of high school...

Above image courtesy of Irish Sports Daily.


Promoting ND Players for Post Season Awards


Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Muffet's #2 Ranked Irish Roll Michigan State

The aftermath of a TEDDY BEAR TOSS at Notre Dame!

Brey Talks Disappointing Loss to Ball State

That makes THREE sub-par performances for the IRISH after being ranked as high as #5 in America this past week...

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Pat Connaughton -- Now an NBA Starter !!!

In his third season with the Trail Blazers -- the former Fighting Irish star has earned a starting role in Portland!!!


Monday, December 4, 2017

Auriemma Talks Sunday's Win Over Notre Dame

Here's what UCONN's head coach had to say about their come-from-behind win over Notre Dame yesterday...




LSU Returning to Citrus Bowl vs. Notre Dame

Here's an interview with LSU head coach Ed Orgeron...


Sunday, December 3, 2017

For 35 Minutes We Were -- #1 Team in America

Muffet's Fighting Irish were in control with 5 minutes to go...
  • 10 straight missed shots
  • Bad defense
  • And, the IRISH gave away an 11 point lead in the 4th quarter...



Coach Kelly & Tranquill Talk Citrus Bowl Game

TJ Jones' Custom NFL Cleats Today...

He paid homage to his alma mater...

Mike Brey Tossed -- Talks Win Over St. Francis

With Alabama IN -- Looks Like the Citrus Bowl

That's what the folks at NBC think...

We should find out OFFICIALLY -- sometime between 2:30 PM ET and 3:00 PM ET.


Notre Dame Hockey -- Dominating the Big Ten

Notre Dame has yet to lose a BIG TEN game...

They have swept:
  • Penn State
  • Ohio State
  • Minnesota
  • Michigan State

The Curse of Bobby Lane Strikes Detroit Again!

This is a classic -- they can't even blow the building up...

The former home of the Detroit Lions for 27 seasons -- still stands -- as an attempt to blow up the Pontiac Silverdome, failed this morning.

We should have expected this -- as the Lions have failed more often than not since 1957.  The 27 Lions team that called the Pontiac Silverdome home were a combined 175 - 238 - 1 those seasons.

Pretty pathetic.

The curse of Bobby Lane -- strikes again!

FYI:  I am a life-long Detroit Lions fan...


Why ND Fans Should Hope Alabama Gets In...

This is a no-brainer.

If Alabama gets the fourth College Football Playoff slot it proves the following:
  • You don't need to win a conference title to make the CFB Playoff
  • You don't need to play 13 games to make the CFB Playoff
  • And, you only need wins over 10 FBS opponents* to make the CFB Playoff

*Note: The Big Ten / Ohio State crowd will argue that (11-1) Alabama only has 10 wins this season against FBS opponents -- with an "exhibition win against Mercer" on November 18th.

So, I'm rooting for the following to happen today during the NOON ET hour:
  • Alabama gets the 4th ranking
  • Notre Dame gets the Citrus Bowl on New Year's Day vs. LSU
  • And, further proof that a Conference Championship is not required to play for a National Championship

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Notre Dame Beat Pac-12 Champs 49 - 14

Notre Dame Hockey Has Ten Straight Wins!

Friday, December 1, 2017

Irish Can't Overcome Another Slow Start...

Michigan State is a very, very good basketball team...

Mike Brey Talks About Loss to Michigan State

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Big Game Tonight! #5 ND vs. #3 Michigan State

The game is part of the ACC - Big Ten Challenge -- tune in at 7 PM ET on ESPN...

It's going to be great!

Muffet's Irish Beat Their 4th Ranked Opponent

All away from home...

Up next -- that team in Storrs, CT.


Tuesday, November 28, 2017

A Last Look at Lahaina -- Before East Lansing!

The #5 ranked Fighting Irish head "north" to East Lansing this Thursday to take on the #3 ranked Spartans of Michigan State -- it's going to be a great test!

Notre Dame's 3rd Win Over a Top 20 Opponent

And, all three wins have been away from home -- for the 3rd ranked Fighting Irish!

A Notre Dame Legend's Goodbye: "Dear Lads"

Monday, November 27, 2017

Muffet's Irish Celebrating Tournament Win!

OT: Navy's "Blue Angel" Look for Army Game

Got to love this look for the Midshipmen -- they will wear this for their game with Army on December 9th.  GO NAVY!

South Carolina's Coach Talks Notre Dame Loss

America's #1 Basketball School -- Notre Dame

It's official -- the only school in America with both basketball programs ranked in the top 5 -- the University of Notre Dame du Lac.



Sunday, November 26, 2017

Fr. Sorin Arrived 175 Years Ago Today at ND

The 28 year-old Holy Cross priest arrived here on this day in 1842 and founded the University of Notre Dame du Lac.

As they say -- the rest is history...

CBS Hoops Poll Has Notre Dame #4!!!

The big win over Wichita State moved the Fighting Irish up in the polls...


Notre Dame Remains Undefeated in the Big Ten

Jeff Jackson Talks ND's 6 - 0 Big Ten Start!

Brian Kelly With Media After Loss to Stanford

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Blind Selection of Top 2 Loss Team in America

V.J. Beachem Scores 30 for Lakers' G Team

The former Notre Dame star had quite a night for the Lakers' NBA G League team.


#4 Notre Dame Beat #6 Minnesota 1 - 0

The Fighting Irish remain undefeated in Big Ten play...

Stanford Football -- Hype Video for ND Game

Kyle Rudolph -- A Notre Dame Man...

Friday, November 24, 2017

Another Look at the Big Win at Maui Invitational

Thursday, November 23, 2017

A Thanksgiving Story From Notre Dame...

Maui Jim Maui Invitational -- Notre Dame Wins!

Down by as many as 16 points in the 2nd half -- Notre Dame's Martines Geben's two free throws with 2.3 seconds left gives the Fighting Irish and improbable win!

Notre Dame's Post "Championship" Presser

The Maui Jim Maui Invitational Champions from Notre Dame -- with the media.

Matt Farrell Named Maui Invitational MVP!

Martines Geben's Game Winning Free Throws!

Mike Brey's ESPN Interview After Maui WIN!!!

WOW!!! Fighting Irish Win Maui Invitational!!!

Down 16 points in the second half to the #6 ranked Shockers of Wichita State -- Mike Brey's Fighting Irish take the lead with 2.3 seconds left on two CLUTCH free throws by Martines Geben and win 67-66!

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Domer Tate Honors Bet with "The Rock"

He even had to buy the jersey...


LSU Coach Talks About Loss to Notre Dame

Notre Dame Plays Wichita State for Maui Title!

The Fighting Irish rolled over LSU last night -- winning 92 - 53 in one of the more impressive basketball performances (on both ends) against a quality opponent in some time!

#13 Notre Dame plays #6 Wichita State tonight for the Maui Jim Maui Invitational Championship.  Game tips off on ESPN2 at 10:30 PM ET


Tuesday, November 21, 2017

"So, You Say There's Still A Chance..."

Here's what will have to happen these next two weeks to earn #8 Notre Dame one of the four College Football Playoff spots:

#1:  Alabama
  • Needs to beat #6 Auburn
  • Then, they need to beat #7 Georgia soundly in the SEC Championship game

#2:  Miami
  • Needs to beat Pittsburgh
  • Needs to beat #3 Clemson soundly in the ACC Championship game

#3:  Clemson
  • Needs to lose to #24 South Carolina
  • Needs to lose to #2 Miami in the ACC Championship game

#4:  Oklahoma
  • Needs to lose to West Virginia
  • Or, needs to lose #12 TCU in Big 12 Championship game 

#5:  Wisconsin
  • Needs to lose to Minnesota
  • Or, needs to lose to #9 Ohio State in Big Ten Championship game 

#6:  Auburn
  • Needs to lose to #1 Alabama  

#7:  Georgia
  • Needs to lose to Georgia Tech
  • Or, needs to lose to #1 Alabama -- soundly in SEC Championship game

  • Needs to beat #21 Stanford soundly    

#9:  Ohio State
  • Needs to lose to Michigan
  • Needs to beat #5 Wisconsin in Big Ten Championship game    

If all of these things happen -- we're in the College Football Playoff!  

Now you know who to be rooting for this weekend...

Stanford's Head Coach Talks Notre Dame Game

ND Plays LSU Tonight on ESPN: 10:30 PM ET

Stanford Week: Coach Kelly Press Conference

Brandon Wimbush Meets With the Media Today

Monday, November 20, 2017

Mike Brey Taking Questions About His Team...

OT: The Perils of Live Television...

Notre Dame vs. Chaminade on ESPNU at 9 PM

That's Eastern Time Zone...

The Fighting Irish tip-off playing the host school in their annual Maui Invitational.

Go Irish!

Sunday, November 19, 2017

Mike Brey's Maui Invitational Press Conference

Practice Day in Maui for Brey's Fighting Irish

Notre Dame plays host Chaminade Monday night at 9 PM ET on ESPNU -- GO IRISH!

Muffet's #6 Irish Beat #18 Oregon State Today

A huge road win for the 2017-18 edition of the Fighting Irish!

Oddsmaker Looks at Notre Dame vs. Stanford

There has not been a point spread posted for this game as of 10 AM ET on Sunday...

Stanford has won 6 of the last 10 games in this series.  The game will be kicked-off at 8 PM ET and televised on ABC.

This bettor site does predict Notre Dame to beat Stanford...


Guess Who's Up Next at Notre Dame Stadium...

Notre Dame Has Played 9 Bowl Eligible Teams

Here's the look at the WIN / LOSS records of Notre Dame's opponents this season -- if Temple wins their last game against 2 - 9 Tulsa -- the Irish will have played 10 Bowl eligible teams this season.

Mike McGlinchey -- We Thank You!!!

Navy Head Coach & Players Talk ND Loss

Saturday, November 18, 2017

A Walk-On Who's Made A Name for Himself...

Coach Kelly Talks 24 - 17 Win Over Navy Today

I Remember When Navy Was An Easy Win...

Not no more...

This Is Must See -- Have the Tissue Ready...

Today, I have the honor of taking a 15 year-old young man, named Riley Peterson, to his first Notre Dame football game.  He has a younger brother named Loren, who is medically fragile.   I met Riley, his mom Kendra, and Loren a couple of months back -- while filming a story about A Rosie Place. 

Loren, confined to a wheelchair, needs care 24 hours a day -- seven days a week -- often requiring Riley to feed, bathe and change his 12-year-old brother's diaper, multiple times each day.

Riley's a great kid -- giving up much in his young life, to always be there to take care of his brother.

No rain or wind will spoil this moment for Riley -- and frankly, for me.  The gift of Notre Dame is a privilege to share.

An 18 Year-Run Comes to an End, THANK YOU!

Mike Golic -- thanks for carrying the flag -- EVERY DAY -- for Notre Dame.  We'll miss you with Greeny -- but, the good news is you'll be back reppin' the IRISH in a week!


Notre Dame Honors Knute Rockne Today

Notre Dame: "Fighting For Our Country"

Notre Dame Beats #2 Seed Texas A&M in NCAA

The 14th ranked Fighting Irish go on the road to win their first round NCAA game against 6th ranked Texas A&M on penalty kicks!!!  On to the Sweet Sixteen!

"In the Huddle You Learn to Love Each Other"

A "Lap" Around Notre Dame Stadium Friday

Friday, November 17, 2017

Navy vs. Notre Dame -- Weather Forecast

It began raining hard around 7:30 PM -- followed by Thunder, Lightning and RAIN!!!  We are lucky that we have field turf...

My Friend Stanley Weber -- A Super ND Fan!

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Potential Bowl Destinations for Fighting Irish

Notre Dame's Rockne Helmet, Uniform & Shoes

Navy Week: Coach Kelly's Thursday Presser

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Navy Week: Navy's Tuesday Practice Report

#6 Notre Dame Wins First on Long Road Trip

Muffet's #6 ranked Irish win their first of seven consecutive road contests...


Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Photo: Notre Dame's "Old School" Helmets!

Love these!

Photo courtesy of @NDFBEquipment -- Ryan Grooms!

Notre Dame to Honor Knute Rockne Saturday

Brian Kelly's Locker Room Talk After Miami

Who Plays QB for Navy This Saturday at ND?

They have three QB's -- two are nursing injuries...


Unique Way to Pay a Notre Dame Parking Ticket

Monday, November 13, 2017

#14 Notre Dame Goes to 2 - 0 With Win Tonight


Win Two Games --- Looks Like Cotton for Irish

Here's a look at what could lie ahead for our Fighting Irish -- with win over Navy and Stanford...




Sunday, November 12, 2017

Kayla McBride's Ring of Honor Ceremony!

Muffet's #5 Irish Score 121 in Opening Game!

#14 Notre Dame Beats DePaul 72 - 58


Beat Navy!

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Don't Forget -- Men's Hoops on FS1 at 4 PM ET

Mike Brey's #14 ranked Fighting Irish take on the DePaul Blue Demons today at 4 PM ET in the season opener!  It's also the first basketball game played in DePaul's new Wintrust Arena -- rendering above.

The game will be televised on FS1.


CBS: Soul Searching & Culture Change...

How Notre Dame turned things around in one off season...


ESPN: Notre Dame vs. Miami Tonight at 8 PM ET

Media Picks On Notre Dame vs. Miami

Took a lap around the web to see who's picking who tonight!




We're Just 12 Hours to Kickoff -- Can't Wait!

Friday, November 10, 2017

Reveal: Notre Dame's Hoops Uniform

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Miami Week: Brian Kelly Today with Media

Stop Complaining About ND's Schedule!

You'll want to watch this!


Miami Week: Canes D-Coordinator Talks Irish

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Miami Week: Mark Richt Talks Notre Dame

Miami Week: Brian Kelly's Weekly Presser

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

The CBS Sports Gang Ranks the Teams

Notre Dame Remains at #3 in Playoff Rankings


Monday, November 6, 2017

Miami Week: ESPN's "The U is Back..."

Sunday, November 5, 2017

FBS Stats Rankings: Notre Dame vs. Miami

Here's a look at the numbers and the associated national ranking for the upcoming battle between Miami and Notre Dame -- it's going to be a great game!


Miami Rushing Attack vs. ND Rush Defense
  • #53 Miami rushes for 174 yards per game
  • #30 Notre Dame allows 130 yards per game

Miami Passing Attack vs. ND Pass Defense
  • #24 Miami is passing for 287 yards per game
  • #90 Notre Dame allowing 245 yards per game

Miami 3rd Down vs. ND 3rd Down Defense
  • #117 Miami is converting 31.3% of the time
  • #14 Notre Dame holds offenses to 34.9% conversion

Miami Scoring Offense vs. ND Scoring Defense
  • #44 Miami is scoring 31.5 points per game
  • #17 Notre Dame is allowing 18.4 points per game

Miami Total Offense vs. ND Total Defense
  • #25 Miami is totaling 461 yards per game
  • #50 Notre Dame is allowing 375.6 yards per game


Notre Dame Rushing Attack vs. Miami Rushing Defense
  • #5 Notre Dame is rushing for 325 yards per game
  • #67 Miami is giving up 170 yards per game

Notre Dame Passing Attack vs. Notre Dame Pass Defense
  • #108 Notre Dame is passing for 170 yards per game
  • #35 Miami is allowing 198 yards per game

Notre Dame 3rd Down vs. Miami 3rd Down Defense
  • #34 Notre Dame is converting 44% of the time
  • #63 Miami holds offense to a 38% conversion

Notre Dame Scoring Offense vs. Miami Scoring Defense
  • #7 Notre Dame is scoring 41.3 points per game
  • #12 Miami is giving up 17.6 points per game

 Notre Dame Total Offense vs. Miami Total Defense
  • #13 Notre Dame is totaling 495 yards per game
  • #42 Miami is allowing 367 yards per game

Rocket Ismail Tells the "Fight Miami" Story...

Miami Week: Highlights Win over Virginia Tech

Inside the Mind of #33Trucking

ESPN's College GameDay -- ND vs. Miami

Well, we're going to get our fill of "Catholics vs. Convicts," Lou's pre-game speech, Rocket's recollection of the "fight" -- Jimmy Johnson pouring it on Gerry Faust, the "turnover chain" -- the "U," --- etc.

Bottom line: IT IS GOING TO BE FUN!

Saturday, November 4, 2017

Wake Forest Coach Talks Loss to Notre Dame

Highlights: Notre Dame 48 -- Wake Forest 37

Coach Kelly Talks 48 - 37 Win Over Wake Forest

#33Trucking Represented at College GameDay!

Some Notre Dame alums made the trek to Oklahoma State to represent!!!

NBC's Post Game Interview of Brian Kelly

It's Going to be WET in South Bend Today

If you're here in South Bend -- don your RAIN GEAR...

Forecast:  RAIN


The Playoff: Wake Forest Visits #3 Notre Dame

Mike Brey's 14th Ranked Irish Beat Bethel...

Friday, November 3, 2017

A "Sneak Peek" at Wake Forest's Football Team

Thursday Night Media Session for Coach Kelly

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Coach Kelly On Saturday's Wake Forest Game

ND Freshman Scores 30 in Exhibition Debut!

Mikayla Vaughn made a statement in her college basketball debut tonight!  30 POINTS for the freshman in Notre Dame's exhibition win over IUP.

What Notre Dame Football Players Did Tuesday

Cowherd & Joe Klatt on CFB Playoff Rankings

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Inside Notre Dame FB: North Carolina State

Wake Forest QB Talks About Notre Dame Game

Wake Forest Head Coach Talks Notre Dame

Notre Dame Ranked #3 in CFB Playoff Ranking

Well, today -- we're in...

If nothing changes these next five weeks -- unlikely -- Notre Dame would play Alabama in the Rose Bowl on New Year's Day!

Think that might be an "expensive ticket?"

#1:  Georgia
#2:  Alabama
#4:  Clemson

As of today three of the Power 5 Conferences are OUT;  Big Ten, Big Twelve and Pac 12 -- I love it!

Coach Kelly on ESPN Tonight at 7 PM ET

The College Football Playoff Rankings are released tonight at 7 PM ET on ESPN.

Brian Kelly, the Dick Corbett Head Football Coach at Notre Dame, will be a guest on ESPN's broadcast...


Monday, October 30, 2017

NC State Wolfpack's Weekly Show: ND Week

We'll Learn Tomorrow Night Where We Stand...

Here's what's being predicted -- by the media experts -- as to what the College Football Playoff Committee will release tomorrow night with their first ranking...

Here's the exciting news -- the #2 vs. #3 College Football Playoff game will be played in the Rose Bowl on New Year's Day!




Sunday, October 29, 2017

Watch Nelson & Mustipher Celebrate!

Keep an eye on the background as #56 and #53 celebrate their blocks that led to a 77 yard TD run for #33Trucking !!!

Notre Dame Moves Up in Latest AP POLL

This poll and the Amway Coaches Poll becomes no longer relevant -- come Tuesday evening when the College Football Playoff's first ranking is released...


ESPN: College Football Playoff Rankings

Saturday, October 28, 2017

OT: The GR Pacers Wheelchair Basketball Team

Yahoo: "Don't Be Surprised if ND in Top Four!"

Thought you'd enjoy reading this!


Julian Love Talks About His "2nd Pick Six!"

Brandon Wimbush Talks 35 - 14 Win Today

#33 Trucking -- Josh Adams Post Game Presser

Brian Kelly Talks After Beating #14 NC State

NC State's Head Coach Talks Notre Dame Loss

Another 70+ TD Run for #33 Trucking Today!

#33 Trucking Talks With NBC After Big Game!

Brian Kelly on ESPN's Mike and MIKE Yesterday