Thursday, May 25, 2017

Xfinity's "GO IRISH" TV Spot...


Michael Floyd Talks About Coming Home


Jaylon Smith Talks Return to Practice Field



The former Notre Dame All-American is practicing "every other day" for the Cowboys as he makes his comeback from knee surgery...

Fr. Ted -- Born 100 Years Ago Today!



On May 25, 1917 -- the Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C. was born...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Domer Jimmy Small '08 with Damon Dotson



Don't try this at home...

"Irish Still Don't Need a Conference..."


You'll want to read this...

LINK:  NO REASON...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Domer Jaylon Smith -- Back on the Field!


Over the Last 297 Days at Notre Dame...


Monday, May 22, 2017

Fr. Jenkins' Baccalaureate Mass Homily



Saturday's Baccalaureate Mass is (in my humble opinion) the highlight of Commencement Weekend at the University of Notre Dame.

Must See: 2017 Laetare Medalist Speech



Fr. Greg Boyle, S.J. is the recipient of this year's Laetare Medal -- the oldest and most prestigious award given to American Catholics.

LINK:  HIS STORY

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Replay: VP Pence's Commencement Address


Watch LIVE at 10 AM ET: ND Commencement


Today's the 172nd Commencement Exercises at the University of Notre Dame!

You can WATCH IT LIVE -- right here -- beginning at 10 AM ET!

LINK:  LIVE BROADCAST

Saturday, May 20, 2017

DeShone Kizer's NFL Rookie Card


Maybe someday it will be worth something...

Notre Dame vs. Denver -- ESPNU at 2:30 PM ET



Kevin Corrigan's Fighting Irish take on the Denver Pioneers this afternoon -- with a trip to the FINAL FOUR at stake!

Denver has had our number -- winning the last five, four of these games were be one goal, three went in to OT.

The key today -- can the IRISH win enough face-offs?

LINK:  CBS DENVER

LINK:  TOURNAMENT CENTRAL

Friday, May 19, 2017

My Favorite Notre Dame Class of 2017 Stories





More than 3,000 degrees will be conferred this weekend at the University of Notre Dame.

The Class of 2017 has a number of members who I have had the honor of getting to know over the last four years -- WHAT A TALENTED CLASS!

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

New Sound Inside the House That Rock Built!


These photos were posted today -- as an elaborate sound system is being installed on each side of the new video board at Notre Dame Stadium.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

ND Lacrosse to Wear New Helmets Saturday!


Kevin Corrigan's Fighting Irish will face their old nemesis -- Denver University -- this Saturday for a trip to the FINAL FOUR!  The Pioneers have won the last FIVE GAMES -- four by one goal, three went in to OT...

LINK:  STORY

Here's the Latest on Jaylon Smith's Knee...


Things seem to be looking up for the former Fighting Irish star!

LINK:  JAYLON SMITH

Latest on DeShone Kizer in Cleveland



LINK:  MORE ON KIZER

Monday, May 15, 2017

Replay: Notre Dame's Undertones...


Sunday, May 14, 2017

REPLAY: Fighting Irish 40rty from ND Day!

FINALS:  NOTRE DAME STADIUM


PRELIMS

Browns' Head Coach Talks DeShone Kizer


Nice Feature on Cailey Grunhard '21


A Mother's Day Story from Notre Dame...



Tonight at 6:40 PM ET -- Jessica Harris will be running in the 800 meter Final at the Atlantic Coast Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championship in Atlanta, Georgia.

Jessica's Mom will be cheering her on from the Notre Dame cheering section in Heaven...  I know some people sitting in that section!

GO IRISH!  GO JESSICA!

Happy Mother's Day from Notre Dame!


This is a photo of my MOM -- Joan Small, who left for heaven back in 2012.  She was a great Mom to my brother Jay and me.  Boy, did she love Notre Dame...

We miss her -- especially on days like today.

Happy Mother's Day to all of the MOM'S!!!

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Kizer in His New #7 Cleveland Browns Jersey


Here's a Sporting News story about Kizer's opening practice with the Browns:

LINK:  SPORTING NEWS

DeShone Kizer Gets Started With Browns


Photos of Rochelle & Onwualu at Rookie Camp

 James Onwualu #49
 Isaac Rochell #98

The former Fighting Irish captains are wearing new colors and new numbers for the Los Angeles Chargers...

LINK:  STORY

Friday, May 12, 2017

MUST READ: A Dad and His Son the Marine...


This is a must read....

LINK:  THE LINE TO MY HEART

Beautiful Sound: Our Lady's Consort


Thursday, May 11, 2017

Domer AKA "Mr. Elimination" Scores Big Goal!

Former Notre Dame hockey star Bryan Rust -- scored his fifth goal of the NHL Playoffs last night and it was BIG -- as it sent the Pittsburgh Penguins on to the Eastern Conference Finals!

LINK:  PENGUINS

LINK:  PITTSBURGH GAZETTE STORY

LINK:  PLAYOFF STATS FOR RUST

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Vikings Agree to Deal With Michael Floyd

The Minnesota Vikings just announced they have signed a one-year deal with Michael Floyd -- here is what is being reported...

LINK:  FLOYD TO VIKINGS

The Highest Paid ND Athlete of All-Time!


And, it's not even close...

YOU READING THIS PAT CONNAUGHTON?

LINK:  JEFF SAMARDZIJA

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Steve Beuerlein Interviews Nyles Morgan


Joe Theismann Interviews Josh Adams


Monday, May 8, 2017

ND Law Prof Nominated by President Trump


It's being reported that Amy Coney Barrett, a Notre Dame law professor (and ND Law grad) will be  nominated by President Trump to serve as judge for the United States Courts of Appeals for the 7th Circuit (Chicago).

LINK:  NEW YORK TIMES STORY

LINK:  COURTS OF APPEALS

ND Engineering Students -- Aircraft's 1st Flight



Notre Dame students built this plane from scratch. Here's their Notre Dame Day interview above -- below, is a video of its maiden flight!


CNBC: Domer Picked "Top 10 Business Grad"


Casey Gelchion -- a member of Notre Dame's Class of 2017 was just featured by CNBC one of the TOP TEN BUSINESS GRADS this year!

Congratulations!

LINK:  STORY

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Way Too Early Top 25 for Women's Hoops



Muffet's Irish getting some respect...

LINK:  WAY TOO EARLY

ND Men's Hoops -- in CBS Sports Top 15 Poll!


Great to see -- even though we have six months until the season starts!

LINK:  CBS HOOPS POLL

Then there is this poll -- which doesn't have us ranked at all:  FOX SPORTS

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Browns Head Coach High on DeShone Kizer


Thought you'd enjoy reading this story...

LINK:  HUE JACKSON TALKS KIZER

Notre Dame's Monogram Club Ceremony


OT: I'm Rooting for Patch & Irish War Cry...


The 143 Kentucky Derby will be starting soon on NBC -- thought I'd share my two favorites:  Patch and Irish War Cry...

LINK:  PATCH

LINK:  IRISH WAR CRY

Friday, May 5, 2017

OT: This Gets Me Every Time...


Thursday, May 4, 2017

Gerry Faust Interviewed by Steve Beuerlein


OT: A Young Man I'm Quite Proud Of...


If you're a long-time follower of the ND GO IRISH BLOG you may remember the stories of Nick Becker -- a young man with Down syndrome here in South Bend.

LINK:  THE SWISH HEARD ROUND SOUTH BEND

LINK:  A DAD, HIS SON AND NOTRE DAME

Well, Rick Becker (AKA Nick's Dad) sent me a note this morning about their speech to the St. Joseph County Right to Life Dinner this past week here in South Bend. 

Here's the coverage of Nick & Rick's testimony in the Catholic Register.


LINK:  MUST READ

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Domers Diggins & Smith Tie the Knot!


Former Notre Dame "All-Everything" Skylar Diggins married her college sweetheart, Daniel Smith -- former Fighting Irish wide receiver.

Congratulations!

LINK:  MORE WEDDING PICS 


First look at Skylar's new name on back of jersey!

Scully & ND Glee Club: Here Come the Irish


Tuesday, May 2, 2017

The Golic's Talk the Notre Dame Trail


An Open Letter from a Coach to His Player