Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Domer Jimmy Small: NASCAR's "43 Questions"


Notre Dame alum Jimmy Small '08, president of Iowa Speedway was a guest this past Friday on NASCAR.COM's "43 questions..."

Here's how he did.

LINK:  SMALL

Fox Sports: "Built for a National Championship"


Get ready Notre Dame fans -- I believe we're going to be seeing this often these next 73 days leading into the 2015 football season opener with Texas...

"This isn't your older brother's Notre Dame..."

LINK:  NATIONAL CHAMPS

NBA Mock Drafts Have Grant & Connaughton...


Here is a look at three different NBA Mock Drafts of the First and Second Rounds of Thursday's 2015 NBA Draft -- when 60 players hope to get their name called...

You'll see where they think Grant and Connaughton will be drafted -- it is going to be fun!

LINK:  MOCK DRAFTS -- ROUND 1

LINK:  MOCK DRAFTS -- ROUND 2

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Last Night Wrigley Field -- Tonight Fenway Park


If you're the Corbett Family Head Football Coach at the University of Notre Dame -- you can have a 24 hour period like this...

Coach Brian Kelly threw out the first pitch tonight at Fenway Park for the Red Sox's game against the Orioles.

Video: Brian Kelly Singing at Wrigley Field



I feel it is safe to say, the Corbett Family Head Football Coach at Notre Dame will not be "turning any chairs" on NBC's THE VOICE.

Some guys wearing GOLD HELMETS may have some fun with this...

NBA Story on Jerian Grant '15 & NBA Tradition


The 2015 NBA Draft is this Thursday -- how high will Jerian go?

LINK:  GRANT FAMILY

Brian Kelly Throws Out First Pitch at Wrigley


The Corbett Family Head Football Coach at the University of Notre Dame -- Brian Kelly -- was at Wrigley Field last night throwing out the first pitch for the Dodgers vs. Cubs game...

Not bad form!

Monday, June 22, 2015

Under Armour Creative Director On Notre Dame



You'll enjoy this -- specifically the "555 Design" process...

Notre Dame Alum to Receive Award at ESPYS


Former Notre Dame basketball star Danielle Green will receive the PAT TILLMAN AWARD at next month's ESPYS in Las Vegas.  Here's Danielle's story...

LINK:  ESPY AWARD

Lou Holtz's Family Home -- Struck by Lightning



This happened yesterday morning at their Orlando home...


Boston Globe Story on Pat Connaughton


You'll enjoy this -- the 2015 NBA Draft is this Thursday!

LINK:  CONNAUGHTON

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Happy Father's Day!!!


That's my Dad, Jim Small on the left and my brother Jay Small on the right -- Happy Father's Day to both of you!

I wake up this Father's Day morning in a camping trailer located along the back stretch of Iowa Speedway -- this is a first in my life-time.  What's great about this is I'm the very proud DAD of three great kids and they are here with me.  Can't beat this!!!

I want to wish all of "us" DAD's a wonderful day and a wonderful year!

HAPPY FATHER'S DAY!

Saturday, June 20, 2015

He Got His Coaching Start at Notre Dame


Pat Murphy, the newly minted interim manager of the San Diego Padres -- received his first coaching gig from the University of Notre Dame back in 1988.  Murphy coached the Fighting Irish for seven seasons winning more than 300 games...

LINK:  NEW SKIPPER IN SAN DIEGO

Notre Dame's "National Champ" Looks Back...



You'll enjoy this interview...

Friday, June 19, 2015

An Inside Look at Kelly Cares -- Football 101



ND Sports Blogger Laura Thomas gives Football 101 a shot...

First Look at the Notre Dame Freshmen...

 Cole Luke on left and Ashton White on right.

 Durham Smythe on left and Alize Jones on right.

Malik Zaire on left and Brandon Wimbush on right.

Only Seven Days Away From the NBA...


The 2015 NBA Draft is less than seven days away for Notre Dame alums Jerian Grant '15, and Pat Connaughton '15.

Here's the latest rumors on where they might end up...

LINK:  JERIAN GRANT

LINK:  PAT CONNAUGHTON

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Another "Summer With Stanley" for Bowman


Notre Dame alum and General Manager of the Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks Stan Bowman '95 -- just won his third championship in seven seasons leading the hockey operation in the Windy City!

LINK:  HE DOES IT AGAIN

Monday, June 15, 2015

The Media Is Taking Notice of Notre Dame FB!


Look at this AP Bowl Game projection...

Now, I think they got this HALF RIGHT.