Notre Dame Mixology: Tailgate Like A Champion Today


This is the final foreseeable match up between Notre Dame and Michigan on the football field and we've been blessed with a night game. What does that mean? All day tailgating of course. We all know that the only true key to a good tailgate party in South Bend is a nice, big bucket of Martin's fried chicken and a playlist including the Notre Dame Marching Band's greatest hits, but what are you willing to do to make your Saturday party great? Since we all have a little extra time on our … [Read more...]

Notre Dame Wide Receiver Will Mahone Arrested, Suspended


By now, most of you have probably heard the news regarding Notre Dame’s reserve wide receiver Will Mahone. If you haven’t, on Sunday night Mahone was arrested by Mohoning County (Ohio) police on three felony charges (assault of a police officer, intimidation of a public servant, and vandalism of a government entity) and two misdemeanors (resisting arrest and disorderly conduct). The incident occurred when officers responded to a domestic disturbance call relating to a fight. When officers … [Read more...]

Notre Dame Football: Blue and Gold Game Thoughts and Reactions


Saturday was the 85th Notre Dame spring game and as we all freaked out from the big news of field turf installation, a minor football scrimmage broke out behind the angelic view of Jack Swarbrick. Here are many of my thoughts and reactions to what I saw and heard during the annual retail football event: Tradition Is Dead Alex Flannigan was able to make the biggest announcement regarding Notre Dame football since Jimmy Clausen visited the College Football Hall of Fame: Notre Dame Stadium … [Read more...]

Notre Dame Women’s Basketball: No Blood No Foul


Leading into tonight's championship game between Notre Dame and Connecticut (8:30 EST, ESPN), you should know that women's basketball isn't about kittens, orange slices and post-game handshakes. There are rivals and there is hatred. There are elbows and shoves and trash talk. When you think of classic sports rivalries, you probably think of Red Sox vs. Yankees, Bears vs. Packers, Lakers vs. Celtics, Florida vs. Georgia Southern. What you may not realize because your head is focused on … [Read more...]

Notre Dame Women’s Basketball: Final Fourth Time’s a Charm


UPDATED 3PM 4/1/14 We have some unfortunate news for the Notre Dame women's basketball team. After an MRI, Natalie Achonwa did, in fact, tear her ACL in a non-contact injury suffered late in the Baylor game. Achonwa will undergo surgery, but the date has not been set yet. Either way, her career at Notre Dame ended prematurely and her presence on the court will be terribly missed.  In an absolutely amazing display of consistency and success, seniors on the Notre Dame women's basketball … [Read more...]