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Irish enjoy emotional release with win over Spartans

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Post Malone's "Congratulations" was blaring in Notre Dame's locker room. It was a fitting tune for the Irish as they enjoyed their 38-18 win over M ...

September 24, 2017 5:50 am


Halftime thoughts: Notre Dame 28, Michigan State 7

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Quick thoughts on the first half: Opportunistic defense: Brandon Wimbush and Dexter Williams, who accounted for three of Notre Dam ...

September 23, 2017 10:10 pm


Pregame: Notre Dame (2-1) vs. Michigan State (2-0)

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Let's call it like it is: This game has a scary look to it for Notre Dame. Michigan State is 55-17 at home under coach Mark Danton ...

September 23, 2017 5:40 pm


Irish prepping for MSU's dual-threat QB

SOUTH BEND — Notre Dame's Greer Martini responded how most defensive players likely would when asked what it's like to prepare for Michigan State now that the Spart ...

September 22, 2017 2:40 am


Kelly embraces history of ND-Michigan State series

This really has been a great series over the years. That includes 78 all-time meetings and some classic games. Since 1949, there have been only six seasons the two programs have not met.

September 19, 2017 1:40 pm


Red flags evident after Irish's big-game flop

SOUTH BEND — It was a deflating loss straight out of 2016, when Notre Dame found any number of ways to lose close games. Sure, it's just one game, and Georgi ...

September 10, 2017 1:40 am


Pregame: Notre Dame (1-0) vs. Georgia (1-0)

SOUTH BEND — Brandon Wimbush hadn't thrown more than five passes in a game since high school, so Notre Dame's season opener last week, a 49-16 win over Temple, had ...

September 9, 2017 4:20 pm


Halftime thoughts: Notre Dame 13, Georgia 10

SOUTH BEND — Sharing some thoughts from halftime at Notre Dame Stadium: Defense getting it done: Georgia got its running game going in the second quarter, but fre ...

September 9, 2017 9:50 pm


Notre Dame's right tackle rotation will continue

SOUTH BEND – Notre Dame's rotation at right tackle, between starter Tommy Kraemer and backup Robert Hainsey, will continue Saturday night against No. 15 Georgia (1-0). ...

September 6, 2017 11:40 pm


Kelly expects 'old-fashioned' affair against Georgia

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly conducted a news conference today to preview Saturday night's home game against Georgia. Here's a roundup of Kelly's main points:

September 5, 2017 1:00 pm


Halftime thoughts: Notre Dame 28, Temple 10

SOUTH BEND — Here's a quick take on the first half at Notre Dame Stadium. 1. Dominant offense: Notre Dame wasted no time displaying an explosive offense, starting ...

September 2, 2017 5:40 pm


Notre Dame throttles Temple in season opener

SOUTH BEND – Notre Dame offered up a dominant performance Saturday en route to a season-opening victory. In his first collegiate start, quarterback Brandon Wimbush thr ...

September 2, 2017 7:20 pm


Pregame: Notre Dame (0-0) vs. Temple (0-0)

SOUTH BEND — The three-month journey that is a college football season kicks off today for Notre Dame. No more anticipation and anxiousness and speculation abo ...

September 2, 2017 1:50 pm


Weishar makes presence felt in Irish opener

SOUTH BEND – Of all the players who will receive headlines and praise stemming from Notre Dame's 49-16 blowout of Temple on Saturday, Nic Weishar is likely to be pretty ...

September 2, 2017 10:20 pm