Monday, May 4, 2015

Domer Craig Counsel Named Brewers Manager



Craig Counsel, a 1992 graduate of the University of Notre Dame has been named the manager of the Milwaukee Brewers!

Counsel, a second baseman for the Fighting Irish went on to have a sixteen year career in the Big Leagues -- earning two World Series rings, one in Miami (1997) and one in Arizona (2001).

He's been working in the Brewer's front office for the past three years -- now he's back on the field!

Congrats Craig!

LINK:  BREWERS GIVE COUNSEL THREE YEAR DEAL

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Notre Dame's Monogram Awards Ceremony



It's a pretty special moment for a Notre Dame student-athlete...

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Domer Feeney Anchors TEAM USA Relay Win!


Notre Dame All-American Pat Feeney ran the anchor leg of the 4 x 400 for Team USA in the USA vs. The World Track Meet.  Feeney's split was faster than the OLYMPIC SILVER MEDALIST'S -- think about that!

Here's the report:

LINK:  FEENEY IS FAST!

Koyack Drafted by Jaguars / Free Agent Domers


A Notre Dame tight end is drafted once again into the NFL...

Ben Koyack was the lone Fighting Irish player drafted in the 2015 NFL Draft -- because Stephon Tuitt, Troy Nicholas and Luis Nix opted to leave early for last year's Draft.

In addition -- these players announced they had agreed to free agent deals with the following NFL teams:
  • Kyle Brindza:  Detroit Lions
  • Cody Riggs:  Tennessee Titans
  • Davaris Daniels:  Minnesota Vikings
  • Andrew Hendrix:  Oakland Raiders

Friday, May 1, 2015

2015 NFL Draft -- Watch For These Domers...


It won't be a banner year for Notre Dame student-athletes being drafted into the National Football League -- here's what we can expect to see over the next two days...

LINK:  ND DRAFT HOPEFULS

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Notre Dame Day: Demetrius Jackson Interview



The Fighting Irish point guard was joined for the interview by his foster parents.

NOTRE DAME DAY: Jerry Tillery Interview



Impressive 18 year-old young man.

Cardinals Exercise Contract Option With Floyd


Former Notre Dame All-American Michael Floyd received word yesterday that the Arizona Cardinals "exercised their option" keeping Michael under contract for 2015 and 2016.

Floyd will make $1.75 million in salary this season and $7.3 million in salary in 2016.

Here's the story:

LINK:  MICHAEL FLOYD

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

NOTRE DAME DAY: Coach Chris Halfpenny!



Notre Dame's Women's Lacrosse coach sat down with ABC57's Brian Dorman during Notre Dame Day.

NOTRE DAME DAY: James Onwualu's Interview



You'll find this quite refreshing -- a ND starting linebacker thinking about "life after football" during his time off between Spring Semester and Summer Semester.

NOTRE DAME DAY: Bonzie Colson Interview



Notre Dame freshman basketball star Bonzie Colson -- was a guest on Notre Dame Day...

NOTRE DAME DAY HIGHLIGHTS: Women's BB



You're going to enjoy this interview with Hannah Huffman, Michaela Mabrey and Brianna Turner -- especially about her dunking in practice!

NOTRE DAME DAY HIGHLIGHTS: Mike Brey



Notre Dame Men's Basketball head coach Mike Brey was a guest on Notre Dame Day!

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Notre Dame Day Goes Into OVERTIME!



"Technical difficulties" -- a nice way of saying -- WE BROKE THE INTERNET! -- left much of the world with challenges getting online to watch the final three hours of last night's historic 29 hour NOTRE DAME DAY broadcast!

So, we've gone into OT!

Here's the drill -- at 8 PM ET tonight -- you will be able to watch a replay of the last three hours of the ND DAY broadcast -- along with LIVE INTERVIEWS and VOTING UPDATES added to the broadcast!

Just tune in at this link below -- starting at 8 PM ET!

LINK:  NOTRE DAME DAY -- GOES INTO OT!

Watch Brian VanGorder's Speech Last Night



Notre Dame's defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder spoke to the Moose Krause Memorial Scholars Event last night.

Monday, April 27, 2015

LIVE View From the Top of the GOLDEN DOME!


Incredible!

You have got to see this!


LINK:  DOME CAM

Notre Dame Day: Monday's Viewer Guide!


If you haven't checked out Notre Dame Day yet -- you are missing out!  Here's a look at the upcoming schedule for guests during TODAY'S broadcast:

MONDAY:

1:05 PM ET:  TASHA ALEXANDER -- New York Times best selling author

1:45 PM ET:  LIVE UNVEILING OF DOME CAM!

3:15 PM ET:  PETE BEVACQUA -- CEO, PGA OF AMERICA

3:40 PM ET:  BONZIE COLSON

4:05 PM ET:  JOHN AFFLECK-GRAVES

4:12 PM ET:  ROCKY BLEIER

4:30 PM ET:  JAMES ONWUALU

4:35 PM ET:  ND DRUM LINE

5:15 PM ET:  UNDER ARMOUR'S SR. CREATIVE DIRECTOR

5:30 PM ET:  ND BAG PIPE BAND

5:40 PM ET:  DICK VITALE

6:00 PM HOUR -- DEVOTED TO FATHER TED'S LEGACY

6:30 PM ET:  JIM LYNCH

7:04 PM ET:  ARA PARSEGHIAN

7:17 PM ET:  TIM BROWN

7:22 PM ET:  SENATOR JOE DONNELLY

7:44 PM ET:  NOTRE DAME CHORALE

8:09 PM ET:  KEVIN FORD -- ASTRONAUT

8:24 PM ET:  NICHOLAS SPARKS

8:30 PM ET:  NOTRE DAME FOLK CHOIR

8:35 PM ET:  MIKE BREY

9:04 PM ET:  NOTRE DAME'S LEPRECHAUN

9:17 PM ET:  TOMMY HAWKINS

9:27 PM ET:  AUTRY DENSON

9:39 PM ET:  MANTI TE'O

10:20 PM ET:  MICHAELA MABREY, HANNAH HUFFMAN & BRIANNA TURNER

10:29 PM ET:  TODD LYGHT

10:37 PM ET:  UNDERTONES

11:03 PM ET:  JAYLON SMITH

MIDNIGHT:  TRUMPETS IN THE DOME!


LINK:  WATCH IT LIVE RIGHT HERE!

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Fly Your Flag Today -- It Is Notre Dame Day!


Here's your STAR POWERED Notre Dame Day "MINUTE BY MINUTE" line-up for Sunday's LIVE broadcast!

Here are the scheduled interview times for just a few of the guests during today's broadcast of Notre Dame Day!

6:42 PM ET -- Leanne Tokars, Bob Montgomery and Digger Phelps

6:49 PM ET -- Fr. John Jenkins

6:57 PM ET -- The Shirt Unveiling

7:12 PM ET -- Fr. Timothy Scully & Fr. Sean McGraw -- ACE PROGRAM

7:31 PM ET -- Demetrius Jackson

7:37 PM ET -- Band of the Fighting Irish

7:42 PM ET -- Michael Hainey -- Editor-At-Large, GQ Magazine

8:00 PM ET -- Cris Collinsworth, Jac Collins and Digger Phelps

8:05 PM ET -- Supreme Knight -- Knights of Columbus

8:17 PM ET -- Notre Dame Glee Club performance

8:39 PM ET -- Former Miss South Dakota

9:00 PM ET -- Cris Collinsworth and Jac Collinsworth

9:10 PM ET -- Dean John McGreevy -- College of Arts & Letters

9:15 PM ET -- ND student who designed this year's THE SHIRT

9:20 PM ET -- Digger with Bookstore Basketball Champs

9:31 PM ET -- Joe Theismann

9:45 PM ET -- Jon Bon Jovi

10:00 PM ET -- Jack Nolan and Abby Wuellner

10:11 PM ET -- Notre Dame Ballroom Dancing Club performance

10:18 PM ET -- Golden Tate

10:24 PM ET -- Halftime - a cappella group performance

10:41 PM ET -- Jerry Tillery

10:48 PM ET -- ND student who turned dorm room into recording studio

11:00 PM ET -- Jack Nolan & Abby Wuellner

11:09 PM ET -- Rear Adm. Chris Grady -- LIVE aboard Aircraft Carrier

11:27 PM ET -- Saint Mary's Bellacappella -- a cappella group performance

11:33 PM ET -- Brady Quinn

MIDNIGHT ET -- Jack Nolan and Abby Wuellner

12:09 AM ET -- ND student body president and vice president

12:18 AM ET -- ND students from Ireland

12:22 AM ET -- Voices of Faith Choir -- performance


LINK:  WATCH IT LIVE RIGHT HERE!



Saturday, April 25, 2015

Domer Samardzija -- Five Game Suspension


Former Notre Dame All-American wide receiver turned Chicago White Sox's #1 starter -- Jeff Samardzija -- received a FIVE GAME SUSPENSION today from Major League Baseball for his role in a brawl with the Royals (photo above) Thursday night.

Here's Samardzija talking about the brawl:

LINK:  SAMARDZIJA

Sunday's Viewer Guide: Notre Dame Day 2015


Here's what you can expect to see on the first night of Notre Dame Day -- a LIVE 29 hour global celebration of all things Notre Dame:

6:42 PM HOUR:
  • Fr. Jenkins message
  • THE SHIRT is unveiled at 6:57 PM ET
  • Fr. Scully -- ACE Program
  • Demetrius Jackson
  • Michael Hainey -- Editor-At-Large, GQ Magazine

8 PM HOUR:
  • Cris Collinsworth / Jac Collinsworth / Digger Phelps
  • Supreme Knight -- Knights of Columbus
  • Notre Dame Glee Club
  • Former Miss South Dakota -- now filmmaker
  • Live visit -- ND Dorm Room with recording studio

9 PM HOUR:
  • Cris Collinsworth / Jac Collinsworth
  • The designer of THE SHIRT 
  • Bookstore Basketball Champions
  • Joe Theismann
  • Jon Bon Jovi

10 PM HOUR:  
  • Forbes "30 Under 30" honoree
  • Notre Dame Ballroom Dancing Club
  • Halftime -- a cappella group
  • Golden Tate
  • Jerry Tillery

11 PM HOUR:
  • Live Visit on an Aircraft Carrier in the South Pacific with Admiral
  • Saint Mary's Bellacappella -- singing group
  • Brady Quinn 

MIDNIGHT HOUR:
  • Zahm Hall Pizza Sale
  • ND student body President & Vice President
  • ND students from Ireland
  • Voices of Faith Choir -- singing performance

LINK:  WATCH IT LIVE RIGHT HERE! 

LINK:  VIEWER'S GUIDE -- ALL 29 HOURS