Minnesota went all in with three first-round picks.
Super Bowl champion Baltimore went for replacements for Ray Lewis and Ed Reed.
The New York Jets added to their quarterback uncertainty by taking Geno Smith in the second round.
Teams loaded up on linemen, making the big and beefy guys this year's stars. Read More
Not once but twice after he supposedly discovered his online girlfriend of three years never even existed, Notre Dame All-America linebacker Manti Te’o perpetuated the heartbreaking story about her death. Read More
Sometimes, the buildup to a game can overwhelm what actually happens on the field.
Certainly, No. 1 Notre Dame and No. 2 Alabama would have to play nothing less than a classic football game to live up to all the hype for tonight’s BCS championship. Read More
On one side, a blossoming dynasty from the college football capital of the Deep South. On the other, the sport’s most famous team, trying to reclaim its place among the elite.
Notre Dame and Alabama bring star power and power football to the BCS championship.
The matchup became official Sunday night when the final standings were released and, to no one’s surprise, the Fighting Irish were first and the Crimson Tide was second. Read More
With the 30th anniversary of the famous lateral play surrounding this week’s Stanford-Cal rivalry, Cardinal coach David Shaw was asked for his opinion about the disputed call given the benefit of replay all these years later.
Shaw responded: “You’re asking me about replay?”
Indeed, this is not the week. Read More
Whether Stanford’s offense and quarterback Josh Nunes have progressed as far as their showing against Arizona would suggest will be tested when the No. 17 Cardinal (4-1) plays No. 7 Notre Dame (5-0) on the road Saturday.
Rolling up 617 yards and 54 points at home against Arizona’s mediocre, injury-plagued defense was one thing, but moving the ball successfully and scoring against Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., is an entirely different challenge. Read More
Top-seeded Notre Dame’s offense came alive in the second half to help the Fighting Irish pull away from a tie game at halftime and take a 73-62 victory over Cal in a second-round women’s NCAA Tournament game at the Joyce Center in South Bend, Ind., on Tuesday. Read More
The Cal women’s basketball team is certainly familiar with facing top-notch competition, having played the nation’s No. 2 team, Stanford, three times this season.
So with the top seed in the Raleigh Regional, Notre Dame (31-3), up next for the Bears (25-9) in the NCAA Tournament today, Cal isn’t pushing the panic button.
“I think we are definitely ready for the challenge, and them being a No. 1 team does not mean much for us right now,” Cal junior guard Eliza Pierre said. Read More
After a subpar performance last season, the Notre Dame (Belmont) girls’ soccer team is off to a strong start behind young talent and a jolt of chemistry last year’s team was missing.
“They’re a younger, fresher team that has more experience, more camaraderie,” Notre Dame coach Tim Nixon said. “The girls are focusing on a bond with each other.” Read More
No. 4 Stanford, having wrapped up Pac-12 Conference play last week against Cal, can only be a spectator as its conference fate is decided for them, but still has a slim shot at reaching the BCS championship game.
The Cardinal (10-1, 8-1 Pac-12 North) host No. 22 Notre Dame (8-3) Saturday night, and could use another win against a ranked team to help its championship hopes. Read More