Morning Roundup: March 21, 2015

Cheerleader

FROM OUR SITE Father Sorin offers a stern warning for those of us who did not pick Notre Dame to win the NCAA men's basketball championship: "You have sinned against God and His Mother." (It's time to head to reconciliation.) Tex has you covered with all the interesting news I didn't cover this week, including Jim Boeheim's whining on his slow walk out the door at Syracuse. RECRUITING Eric Cuffee, a four-star CB from the class of 2016, has an offer from Notre Dame and plans to visit … [Read more...]

Good Fridays w/Padre: Break-Its

HLS EFS CSC Broken Bracket

So much excitement at this time of year about the Grand Tournament!  Especially this year since our team is, indeed, so grand!  Yet, I am always disturbed by the fixation with these so-called “Brackets.”  In that they are gambling, I remind you all that this is illegal – unless you’re an Alum in the stock market who makes lots of money and donates most to the University.  In that case, gamble away.  In another regard, these brackets somehow seek to make an academic science out of what is merely … [Read more...]

Friday Roundup: The “Joys of March” Edition

Friday Roundup

I will forever debate that the most wonderful time of the sports year is bowl season in college football. It's a solid marathon of sport that builds to a fantastic crescendo, especially in this new age of the college football playoff. However, for an absolute, dead sprint of insanity, nothing tops March. There is no build. Blink and the Maddness will pass you by. The opening days of the tournament are spent furiously flipping between game finishes. It's equal parts exhaustion and … [Read more...]

Morning Roundup: March 20, 2015

QB comparison

Good morning! Here is an in-depth look at the stories being written about Notre Dame football in the last 24 hours. RECRUITING Ohio State has offered a scholarship to four-star sophomore RB Kyshaun Bryan. The Florida teenager has also drawn interest from Notre Dame. (Scout - Free) Noah DeHond, a three-star offensive tackle who has received interest from Notre Dame, is planning a series of visits to Big Ten schools (Scout - $) Devin Duvernay, a WR who has an offer from Notre Dame, ran … [Read more...]

Morning Roundup: March 19, 2015

Clausen pitches

Good morning! Here are your headlines: FROM OUR SITE Review: Showtime's "Hoops U" Friday roundup: Episode 19 (March 13, 2015) (32:49) PODCAST Irish Illustrated: Insider Podcast #167 - Spring forward thinking (40:01) VIDEO RECRUITING Irish247: Top 100 WR Javon McKinley could be the nation's best Irish247: One-on-one with 4-star RB A.J. Taylor Irish Sports Daily: National outlook Irish Sports Daily: Recruiting, life and swim moves for the Kareem family … [Read more...]