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Notre Dame's Brian Kelly to play in charity golf event

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly will play with university alumnus and investment banker Jimmy Dunne in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge beginning Sunday at the Reynolds Lake Ocone ...

April 27, 2018 4:10 pm


Notre Dame cornerback announces he will transfer

Notre Dame cornerback Nick Watkins announced on his social media accounts Thursday that he intends to transfer for his final season of eligibility. He'll get his degree in manageme ...

April 26, 2018 5:40 pm


Colts select Notre Dame guard Nelson No. 6 overall

Notre Dame guard Quenton Nelson became the second Irish offensive lineman in three years to be a Top 10 draft pick Thursday, when the Indianapolis Colts selected him with the sixth ...

April 26, 2018 9:00 pm


Mike McGlinchey becomes second Notre Dame Top 10 pick

The San Francisco 49ers selected former Notre Dame offensive tackle Mike McGlinchey with the No. 9 pick in the first round of the 2018 NFL Draft Thursday at AT&T Stadium in Arlingt ...

April 26, 2018 9:20 pm


Irish get 3-star safety recruit

Notre Dame continued its string of recruiting successes Tuesday when three-star 2019 safety Kyle Hamilton announced he'd committed to play for the Irish. Hamilton, an Atlanta nat ...

April 24, 2018 10:50 pm


Former Irish football player Schwenke dies

Kona Schwenke, a former Notre Dame defensive lineman and winner of the program's Next Man In Award in 2013, died Sunday at his home in Laie, Hawai'i. He was 25. Schwenke was a me ...

April 23, 2018 5:10 pm


Notre Dame lands offensive line recruit

Notre Dame received a commitment Monday from a fourth recruit in four days in the class of 2019 when offensive lineman Andrew Kristofic announced on Twitter he would play for the I ...

April 23, 2018 9:10 pm


Irish pick up another high profile recruit

Notre Dame picked up its third commitment in as many days from a four-star recruit in the 2019 class Sunday when defensive end Howard Cross III announced on Twitter he intends to p ...

April 22, 2018 7:50 pm


Irish spring game: Final thoughts

SOUTH BEND – Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly clearly wanted to put his quarterbacks to the test during the 2018 Blue-Gold game. He ran a pass-heavy, up-tempo offense th ...

April 21, 2018 5:20 pm


Notre Dame football news, notes

Notre Dame graduates from the class of 1971 and, potentially the class of 2023, both made headlines around the Irish football program today. The 1971 graduate is John Arlotta, wh ...

April 20, 2018 7:20 pm


Notre Dame, Alabama to play in 2028, 2029 openers

  Iconic football programs Alabama and Notre Dame will meet in a pair of season openers, starting in a decade. The schools announced Thursday that they'll open the 2028 se ...

April 19, 2018 3:10 pm


Jaylon Smith returns to Notre Dame

Former Bishop Luers star and current Dallas Cowboy Jaylon Smith will be on Notre Dame's campus in South Bend on both Friday and Saturday signing autographs. Smith, who was a ...

April 18, 2018 10:00 pm


Ogunbowale participating in 'Dancing With The Stars'

  Notre Dame's Arike Ogunbowale is following her memorable NCAA Tournament performance by participating in an all-athlete version of "Dancing With The Stars." Ogunbowale, ...

April 13, 2018 10:00 pm


Minnesota Duluth beats Notre Dame 2-1 for NCAA hockey title

  ST. PAUL, Minn. – Karson Kuhlman had a goal and an assist, and Minnesota Duluth beat Notre Dame 2-1 Saturday night to win the school's second NCAA hockey championship. Ja ...

April 7, 2018 10:40 pm


Irish eyes are indeed smiling: Notre Dame celebrates title

  COLUMBUS, Ohio — Notre Dame has returned to campus the day after Arike Ogunbowale's epic shot lifted the Irish to their second basketball championship. Her last-se ...

April 2, 2018 4:50 pm