LINK: FEWER BOWLS & A PLAYOFF
Sunday, February 26, 2012
Posted by Jim Small at 1:28 PM
The family of former Notre Dame All-American Dave Duerson filed suit this past week against the National Football League claiming the NFL did not do enough to prevent or treat concussions that severely damaged their Dad's brain.
This is a sad story.
LINK: DUERSON FAMILY FILES LAWSUIT
Posted by Jim Small at 12:40 PM
Notre Dame's Michael Floyd put on a show this morning running a 4.42 forty-yard dash in Indianapolis at the NFL's Scouting Combine. Here's a link to video of Michael's forty along with a link to his results and a Sporting News story where they're talking about Floyd possibly become a top ten pick now!
LINK: MICHAEL FLOYD -- SCOUTING COMBINE FORTY
LINK: TRACK MICHAEL'S RESULTS AT THE COMBINE
LINK: SPORTING NEWS STORY
Posted by Jim Small at 11:40 AM
ESPN's NCAA Basketball Tournament selection "guru" has Mike Brey's Notre Dame Fightin' Irish a #4 seed playing Northwestern or Texas in the First Round of next month's MARCH MADNESS.
If you'd like to see where he has the IRISH playing -- click on the link below.
LINK: ND A NUMBER FOUR SEED
Posted by Jim Small at 8:58 AM
Chris Salvi WAS a "walk on" football player at the University of Notre Dame the past four seasons. He paid more than $200,000 for the honor to wear the GOLD HELMET.
Well, it was announced this week that Chris has earned a FULL SCHOLARSHIP ($55,000) for a year of GRAD SCHOOL and a fifth year of competition with the Fightin' Irish.
Here's the story:
LINK: CHRIS SALVI -- SCHOLARSHIP
Posted by Jim Small at 8:46 AM
The University of Notre Dame's biology department is also home for the Great Lakes aquatics species director for the Nature Conservancy, Lindsay Chadderton.
Chadderton and crew will be using "seismic guns" to clear rusty crayfish and round gobies (photo above) from spawning reefs in the Grand Traverse Bay where they eat fish eggs. These seismic guns are a little 'over my head' -- so, you'll want to read the South Bend Tribune story.
LINK: SEISMIC GUNS IN THE GREAT LAKES
Posted by Jim Small at 8:27 AM
The University of Notre Dame's 2012 Sullivan Prize was awarded yesterday to Mark Brazaitis, director of the Creative Writing Program at West Virginia University -- for his collection of stories called "The Incurables."
Brazaitis wins some cash -- but more importantly his stories will be published by the University of Notre Dame Press.
LINK: WVU PROFESSOR WINS ND AWARD
Posted by Jim Small at 8:11 AM