Thursday, October 19, 2017

Domer Connaughton Leads Trail Blazers to Win!



Not a bad start!  

A NBA career high 24 point performance for the former Fighting Irish star on opening night of the 2017-18 season!

The Trail Blazers 124 - 76 victory over the Phoenix Suns was the largest point differential in NBA history for an opening night game.


LINK:  GAME HIGHLIGHTS

LINK:  PORTLAND COACH TALKS ABOUT CONNAUGHTON 

Update from USC's Wednesday Practice


Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Onward: USC vs. Notre Dame Rivalry


Update from USC's Tuesday Football Practice


CBS Sports' Analysts Talk USC vs Notre Dame



Just a FYI:  All four of them picked us to beat Georgia...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Brian Kelly Meets with Media About USC Game


USC Week: Clay Helton Radio Interview on ND


Week 8 AP Voters -- Where They Ranked ND


Here's a very quick analysis of the AP Vote for week 8 of the college football season -- as it pertains to our favorite team, the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame.


Highest ranking given to Notre Dame this week:
  • 6th -- Jason Galloway, Wisconsin State-Journal

Total number of AP Voters who placed Notre Dame in its Top 10 this week:
  • 15 AP voters -- of the 61 AP voters

Lowest ranking given to Notre Dame this week:
  • 19th -- Jerry DiPaola, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 


LINK:  AP VOTERS AND WHERE THEY RANKED ND

NBA's Opening Night for (4) Former Irish Stars


There are four former Fighting Irish basketball stars on NBA rosters;

*Denotes -- signed a two-way contract, between NBA club and NBA G League club

USC Week: Clay Helton's Sunday Media Call


USC's head football coach Clay Helton met with the media Sunday -- takes questions on game with Notre Dame...

LINK:  HELTON MEDIA CALL

Monday, October 16, 2017

OT: California Fires, Devastation Beyond Belief


Updated National Rankings: Notre Dame Teams


Took a lap around the "ranking landscape" to see how our Fighting Irish teams are ranked this week: 

Sunday, October 15, 2017

#13 Fighting Irish are the 2nd Highest Ranked...


Team that wasn't ranked in the AP's pre-season poll...

Only TCU is ranked higher.


LINK:  AP POLL

Domer Golden Tate Taking it to the House!


Domer Jac Collinsworth Pranks Rex Ryan


Domer's Grandson Rushes for 272 Yards for BC



Thom Gatewood's grandson A.J. Dillon -- put on a show yesterday for the Boston College Eagles...

Notre Dame the "Sixth Ranked One Loss Team"


The Football Writers Association of America released their SUPER 16 this morning and they ranked Notre Dame #13 -- ranking five other teams with one-loss ahead of them.  Here are those teams -- along with Notre Dame and the team that beat them this season, game score and location:


#6 Ohio State:
  • Lost to #8 Oklahoma 31 - 16 at home

#7 Clemson:
  • Lost to un-ranked (3-3) Syracuse 27 - 24 on the road 

#10 Oklahoma State:
  • Lost to #4 TCU 44 - 31 at home  

#11 Washington:
  • Lost to un-ranked (3-3) Arizona State 13 - 7 on the road

#12 USC:
  • Lost to #14 Washington State 30 - 27 on the road       

#13 NOTRE DAME:
  • Lost to #2 Georgia 20 - 19 at home


LINK:  FWAA SUPER 16

OT: WMU's Football Field is Under Water



The Western Michigan Broncos were scheduled to play their homecoming game yesterday but thunderstorms and torrential rain forced the re-scheduling to today at 1 PM.


More than 8" of rain fell yesterday -- more today!

Today's update...

 

LINK:  STORY

Most Difficult Six Week Stretch in ND History?



USC: 6 - 1


NORTH CAROLINA STATE: 6 - 1


WAKE FOREST: 4 - 2


MIAMI:  5 - 0


NAVY: 5 - 1


STANFORD: 5 - 2

Anders Bjork Scores First NHL Goal Last Night!



The former Notre Dame All-American, who left early for the NHL -- is off to a good start with his professional career!