The ND Player Bill Cosby Berated Felt Like A Failure For Years Afterward

Yesterday, we told you about the time Bill Cosby acted like a dickbag and made a Notre Dame All-American football player named Dean Brown cry at his graduation in 1989. This morning, we received an email from a guy named Jerry Barca, who wrote a book about the 1988 Notre Dame season and saw firsthand just how deep and… » 11/21/14 10:58am 11/21/14 10:58am

No. 9 Arizona State Knocks Off No. 10 Notre Dame At Home

Arizona State fans can breathe. This game got close in the fourth quarter, as a Sun Devils lead dwindled from 34-3 all the way to 34-31. But Arizona State scored the game's last 21 points for a comfortable 55-31 win over No. 10 Notre Dame. The Sun Devils were buoyed by two pick-sixes and three passing touchdowns from… » 11/08/14 7:13pm 11/08/14 7:13pm

Notre Dame Was Never Special And Never Will Be

Leave it to Notre Dame to take a cheating scandal (if the skylarking of college athletes can even be called a scandal anymore) and somehow use it to buff its own halo. No one does exceptionalism and shabby gentility quite like the Domers, who were always less exceptional and a little shabbier than they would have us… » 8/21/14 9:03am 8/21/14 9:03am

Academic Fraud Investigation Underway At Notre Dame

Some shit appears to be going down at Notre Dame. Earlier today, rumors about four Notre Dame players being expelled and the entire 2012 season being vacated began to swirl on message boards, Twitter, and Reddit. We still don't know exactly what is happening, but Yahoo's Pat Forde is reporting that an investigation… » 8/15/14 1:50pm 8/15/14 1:50pm

I Held Up The "Hi Lizzy Seeberg" Sign On ESPN's GameDay. Here's Why.

On Saturday morning there was one sign visible on College GameDay that stood out from the usual fare of good-natured ribbing and outraged a lot of folks online. It read, simply, "Hi Lizzy Seeberg." The reaction was unanimous. "Stay classy, Michigan" and "subhuman" were among the responses. Later in the day, I received… » 9/08/13 10:00am 9/08/13 10:00am

Te'o Still Has An Odd Explanation For Skipping Girlfriend's Funeral

After all that waiting—you were waiting for this, right?—the NFL draft has finally popped up on our calendars. Which means it's as good a time as ever for fresh eyes to try to figure out what exactly happened with Manti Te'o, who could go toward the end of tonight's first round (although he won't be in the building),… » 4/25/13 3:21pm 4/25/13 3:21pm

Somebody Took Over Manti Te'o's Old Twitter Account And Is Reviving His…

Just when we thought things on the Manti Te'o/Lennay Kekua front were over, they got weird again. Earlier this month, an unknown individual assumed control of Manti Te'o's deleted Twitter account, recreated its appearance, and started tweeting. The tweets weren't original, though; they were recycled from Te'o's own… » 3/30/13 7:25pm 3/30/13 7:25pm