Friday Roundup: The “SEC Media Days” Episode

Friday Roundup

The end to the offseason is nearly in sight. At least, that's what I like to tell myself when SEC Media Days roll around. In all honesty though, before we know it, quotes and sound bites from these mid-July pressers will give way to camps in August. At that point, the season is practically right around the corner. This episode of the Friday Roundup digs in to a couple of the highlights from this week's round of coach speak including Nick Saban finding yet another thing to bitch about while … [Read more...]

Charlie Weis on A-Rod, Deflategate & “ROLL TIDE!”

Charlie Weis coaches the Notre Dame football team during a September 2009 game. (Courtesy of Flickr user Larry)

Charlie Weis, who coached the Notre Dame football team from 2005 to 2009, joined WSBT's Darin Pritchett in the booth at the South Bend Cubs game Monday to talk about a variety of topics. Pritchett then shared the audio during WSBT's "Weekday Sportsbeat" show the following evening. Weis, whose South Bend home is now on the market for $2.35 million, covered a variety of topics including the New York Yankees, Deflategate and his son's new job at Alabama. You can listen to the audio here (skip … [Read more...]

ND’s Danielle Green Wins the Pat Tillman Award for Service

Danielle Green was a left-handed guard for Muffet McGraw at Notre Dame from 1995-2000. AP Images/Joe Raymond

This year's Pat Tillman Award for Service was awarded to former Notre Dame women's basketball player, Danielle Green. Danielle lost her left arm during a patrol in Iraq in 2004. Danielle knew she was badly hurt. But then a feeling came over her: an adrenaline rush of belief. "I actually knew I would be OK when I was still on the rooftop," said Green, an Army veteran wounded in a grenade attack. "After I said a prayer, I felt reassurance and hope, a burst of energy. Then my comrades came, … [Read more...]

Support HLS: Amazon Prime Day

Amazon Prime Day

On Wednesday, July 15, Amazon will celebrate their 20th anniversary with Amazon Prime Day. Amazon promises that this one-day event will have more deals than Black Friday (Amazon's Twitter account is teasing some of the deals today with the #HappyPrimeDay hashtag), making this a perfect time to support HLS. HLS is an Amazon Affiliate, meaning if you click any of our Amazon links, we will get a small commission on pretty much anything that you purchase. There's no catch here. You can just hop … [Read more...]

Looking Back: July 10 to July 12

A member of the Navy Leap Frogs, the U.S. Navy’s Parachute Demonstration Team, chutes on to the field before a football game at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind., Sept. 6, 2014. DoD Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Daniel Hinton.

Good morning! I'm slowly catching up on all the latest Notre Dame football news. Chase Claypool, a big wide receiver from Abbotsford, British Columbia committed to the Irish at The Opening, Nike's camp for elite players. The early talk is that Claypool has the right size to be a wide receiver or tight end, but he may struggle with the big difference in talent between Canadian high school football and Notre Dame. There should be plenty of time to mold him, however, since the Irish are pretty … [Read more...]