BREAKING: Field Turf Installation Claims Another ND Tradition

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I suppose it was only a matter of time before Notre Dame's war on natural grass started claiming additional traditions. For years, Notre Dame has held a Fantasy Camp on campus, culminating with every camper donning the blue & gold and fulfilling their ND dream by running out of the tunnel and … [Read more...]


Notre Dame Football Switches from Grass to Turf: A Twitter Summary

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On Saturday, Notre Dame Football completed its spring football practice sessions with the 85th Blue-Gold Game, but the off-field (on-field?) story was Athletic Director Jack Swarbrick's announcement. Here's a small collection of the real-time fan reaction & commentary. … [Read more...]


A Welcome QB Competition

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The return of Everett Golson and the emergence of Malik Zaire doesn't constitute a QB controversy.  Quite the opposite. It brings greater confidence in the quarterback position. Last weekend’s annual Blue-Gold Game showcased the considerable talents of Notre Dame’s top two quarterbacks, Everett … [Read more...]


Examining The Offense: Takeaways from the 2014 Blue-Gold Game

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The 85th Annual Blue-Gold game had everything Irish fans could have hoped for: a new The Shirt, balmy temperatures, and solid, though not spectacular, QB-play from Messrs. Golson and Zaire. It was a scrimmage that gave us glimmers of excitement to come, as Greg Bryant, Corey Robinson, and Amir … [Read more...]


Notre Dame Basketball vs. Connecticut: A Twitter Summary

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On Tuesday, an undefeated Notre Dame women's basketball team faced off against the undefeated Connecticut Huskies in the championship game. Here's a collection of some of the real-time fan reaction and commentary. … [Read more...]


Notre Dame Football: Blue and Gold Game Thoughts and Reactions

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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 … [Read more...]


Fashion Review: “The Shirt”

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2014 marks the 25th anniversary of "The Shirt", a project that began in 1990 as a fundraiser for various student clubs and activities. Each year, fans anticipate the unveiling of "The Shirt" and it continues to be a popular mainstay in Notre Dame football game day apparel, serving as the student … [Read more...]


Friday Roundup: The “RIP, Tex” Edition

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Here's a recipe for disaster: have your NOLA bachelor party the weekend after you come back from a trip to Vegas. Oh, sure, it was a work trip to Vegas; however, since I learned how to run a much smoother trade show, I actually got to hang out with my coworkers and they are just as much a bunch of … [Read more...]


Top 10 Things To Do Blue-Gold Weekend

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Headed to South Bend this weekend for the Blue-Gold Spring Football game? Here are the Top 10 things to try and squeeze in during your trip to campus! 10. The Shirt Unveiling - The Shirt 2014 will be unveiled Friday, April 11th at 6:00 PM at the Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore! The Shirt 2014 … [Read more...]


Scoring The Blue-Gold Game

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The 85th iteration of Notre Dame's annual spring game is Saturday. Today, thanks to Sports Information Director, and possible punt-returner, Michael Bertsch, we offer an explanation of the game's format and scoring system. First, the game's first "half" will have regular clock running over two … [Read more...]