Your 2014 #HLSrecap Preseason Primer

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Greetings, football degenerates. The dawn of a new season is upon us, and that also means we're ready for #HLSrecap 3: #HLSrecap With A Vengeance. You probably know the drill by now -- we watch ND Football together, we tweet our thoughts & reactions in real-time, and the best tweets from each game make it into #HLSrecap. Then we award points and helmet stickers based on whims concrete evidence and ability, and then in the spring, we melt down the internet with a totally fair and not at … [Read more...]

Notre Dame 2014 Opponent Preview: Northwestern

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Well, after Friday's events, it's a bit interesting to take to the preview realm once again, but the show must go on. Today, we take a look at the standard of B1G mediocrity: Northwestern. Previous Opponent Previews: Rice Michigan Purdue Syracuse Stanford North Carolina Florida State Navy Arizona State Vitals Offense The Wildcats return practically their entire offense, but I'm not entirely sure that's a great thing beyond consistency. And consistency … [Read more...]

Podcast: Author Jerry Barca & NDtex on TNNDN!

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Note: This podcast was recorded on Tuesday, August 12, 2014. This was prior to any announcements regarding the ongoing Notre Dame investigation into academic improprieties. You can listen below, download in iTunes, or even load an mp3 on our BlogTalkRadio site. Enjoy! Find Additional Sports Podcasts with TNNDN Network on BlogTalkRadio Look - I'm well aware that it's been a frustrating week in the world of Notre Dame Football. Instead of getting psyched up about the rapidly approaching … [Read more...]

Notre Dame, Academic Fraud, Accountability, Narrative, and You

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On the list of things that I was concerned about for the 2014 season, academic fraud ranked somewhere around the same level as a meteor strike in South Bend. Academic issues? Sure, based on recent history, that was definitely in the back of my mind, but seeing Fr. Jenkins and a bearded Jack Swarbrick announce to the world that Notre Dame was investigating serious academic fraud? Not a chance in hell. Make no mistake, I'm absolutely furious. Not at DaVaris Daniels, Kendall Moore, KeiVarae … [Read more...]