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November 11, 2009
Enough is enough Desmond Conner, Hartford Courant Charlie Weis, the great offensive mind, went to South Bend apparently thinking defense was an afterthought. That was apparent Saturday in an embarrassing 23-21 loss to Navy. The Midshipmen gained almost 350 yards on 57 carries. Weis showed his arrogance, didn't change up a thing defensively, not even after halftime, and the Midshipmen made the Irish pay. So, yet another promising season has fallen short of expectations.
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December 14, 2009
Let's focus on 'D' Chris Dufresne Los Angeles Times There are several "biggest" problems facing Brian Kelly at Notre Dame. Let's focus on defense, where the Irish continued to get bowled over by opponents even as their offense became potent under the "schematic" genius Charlie Weis. The Irish's woeful tackling almost earned a Heisman for Stanford's Toby Gerhart. Notre Dame finished 87th nationally in total defense, between Tulsa and Nevada. The Irish were 64th in scoring defense, allowing a whopping average of almost 26 points a game.
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August 19, 2006
Good morning --Charlie Weis--No. 2 in the AP preseason poll is nice. Now let's see if you can poor-mouth your team as well as Lou Holtz used to do.
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November 11, 2009
Enough is enough Desmond Conner, Hartford Courant Charlie Weis, the great offensive mind, went to South Bend apparently thinking defense was an afterthought. That was apparent Saturday in an embarrassing 23-21 loss to Navy. The Midshipmen gained almost 350 yards on 57 carries. Weis showed his arrogance, didn't change up a thing defensively, not even after halftime, and the Midshipmen made the Irish pay. So, yet another promising season has fallen short of expectations.
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By RAY FRAGER | November 4, 2008
Notre Dame football 7:30 p.m. [MASN] First, it's Inside Notre Dame Football, in which Charlie Weis (right) explains what happened against Pittsburgh. That is followed by a replay of the Irish-Panthers game, in which you can measure Weis' explanations against what you see.
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November 16, 2005
"If college football's hierarchy had been running the Montgomery bus system back in '55, [Rosa] Parks would have been forced to give up her seat to Charlie Weis." Mike Bianchi Orlando Sentinel columnist, on college football's poor minority hiring record "It doesn't mean we don't want to get bigger. It just means we won't make stupid decisions." Mark Abbott MLS chief operating officer, about taking it slowly on expansion
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By RAY FRAGER | December 24, 2008
Hawaii Bowl 8 p.m. [ESPN] Notre Dame takes on Hawaii. Why are the Irish in a bowl game, because Charlie Weis (right) looks good in an aloha shirt? After all, Notre Dame finished 6-6, including a loss to lowly Syracuse. But the Irish are still the only college football team with its own television deal, and people still like to watch them, even if it's only to root for them to lose.
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March 31, 2009
1 Geno? No: As Connecticut plays Arizona State for a spot in the women's Final Four (7 p.m., ESPN), consider this: Is Geno Auriemma the most annoying coach in America? 2 Money game: Purdue-Oklahoma (after UConn-Arizona State on ESPN) is the next stop on Sooner Courtney Paris' Scholarship Refund Challenge. 3 It keeps going ... : Watch the replay of the Virginia-Maryland seven-overtime men's lacrosse game on ESPNU. But it starts at 8:30 p.m., so you might be sleepy in the morning.
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December 14, 2009
Let's focus on 'D' Chris Dufresne Los Angeles Times There are several "biggest" problems facing Brian Kelly at Notre Dame. Let's focus on defense, where the Irish continued to get bowled over by opponents even as their offense became potent under the "schematic" genius Charlie Weis. The Irish's woeful tackling almost earned a Heisman for Stanford's Toby Gerhart. Notre Dame finished 87th nationally in total defense, between Tulsa and Nevada. The Irish were 64th in scoring defense, allowing a whopping average of almost 26 points a game.
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January 26, 1993
BaseballMajor League Baseball -- Owners called a meeting for Phoenix on xTC Feb. 17. Owners have been meeting monthly since November as they debate on how to restructure the duties of the commissioner after the forced resignation of Fay Vincent on Sept. 7, 1992.Atlanta Braves -- Agreed to terms with P Mike Stanton on a one-year contract worth $850,000, a raise of $585,000, and IF Wally Backman on a minor-league contract. Invited Backman to spring training as a non-roster player.California Angels -- Agreed to terms with OF Luis Polonia on a one-year contract worth $2,475,000, a raise of $825,000.
SPORTS
March 31, 2009
1 Geno? No: As Connecticut plays Arizona State for a spot in the women's Final Four (7 p.m., ESPN), consider this: Is Geno Auriemma the most annoying coach in America? 2 Money game: Purdue-Oklahoma (after UConn-Arizona State on ESPN) is the next stop on Sooner Courtney Paris' Scholarship Refund Challenge. 3 It keeps going ... : Watch the replay of the Virginia-Maryland seven-overtime men's lacrosse game on ESPNU. But it starts at 8:30 p.m., so you might be sleepy in the morning.
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By RAY FRAGER | December 24, 2008
Hawaii Bowl 8 p.m. [ESPN] Notre Dame takes on Hawaii. Why are the Irish in a bowl game, because Charlie Weis (right) looks good in an aloha shirt? After all, Notre Dame finished 6-6, including a loss to lowly Syracuse. But the Irish are still the only college football team with its own television deal, and people still like to watch them, even if it's only to root for them to lose.
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By RAY FRAGER | November 4, 2008
Notre Dame football 7:30 p.m. [MASN] First, it's Inside Notre Dame Football, in which Charlie Weis (right) explains what happened against Pittsburgh. That is followed by a replay of the Irish-Panthers game, in which you can measure Weis' explanations against what you see.
SPORTS
August 19, 2006
Good morning --Charlie Weis--No. 2 in the AP preseason poll is nice. Now let's see if you can poor-mouth your team as well as Lou Holtz used to do.
SPORTS
November 16, 2005
"If college football's hierarchy had been running the Montgomery bus system back in '55, [Rosa] Parks would have been forced to give up her seat to Charlie Weis." Mike Bianchi Orlando Sentinel columnist, on college football's poor minority hiring record "It doesn't mean we don't want to get bigger. It just means we won't make stupid decisions." Mark Abbott MLS chief operating officer, about taking it slowly on expansion
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By DON MARKUS and DON MARKUS,SUN STAFF | September 1, 2005
5 games that will determine the national championship Texas at Ohio State, Sept. 10. The first meeting between these traditional powers could be a major hurdle for the Longhorns and a major coup for the Buckeyes, who have to play at Michigan later in the season. USC at Notre Dame, Oct. 15. The only trip east for the defending national champion shouldn't be that big an obstacle given what has transpired the past three years, but stranger things have happened in the shadow of the Golden Dome.
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By DON MARKUS and DON MARKUS,SUN STAFF | September 1, 2005
5 games that will determine the national championship Texas at Ohio State, Sept. 10. The first meeting between these traditional powers could be a major hurdle for the Longhorns and a major coup for the Buckeyes, who have to play at Michigan later in the season. USC at Notre Dame, Oct. 15. The only trip east for the defending national champion shouldn't be that big an obstacle given what has transpired the past three years, but stranger things have happened in the shadow of the Golden Dome.
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November 29, 2008
1 Bowl positioning: The Terps aren't going to the ACC title game, but they can ensure a good bowl game with a win over Boston College. (3:30 p.m., chs. 2, 7). 2 State pride: There are a number of big games involving state rivals, but Alabama is sitting at No. 1, and it would make Auburn's season to knock off the Tide. (3:30 p.m., chs. 13, 9). 3 Speaking of ... : making someone's season: A win by Notre Dame over Southern California might save Charlie Weis' job. (8 p.m., ESPN). 4 State playoffs: Catoctin faces Dunbar and all-purpose running back Tavon Austin in a Class 1A state football semifinal, 1 p.m. 5 Footballed out?
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January 26, 1993
BaseballMajor League Baseball -- Owners called a meeting for Phoenix on xTC Feb. 17. Owners have been meeting monthly since November as they debate on how to restructure the duties of the commissioner after the forced resignation of Fay Vincent on Sept. 7, 1992.Atlanta Braves -- Agreed to terms with P Mike Stanton on a one-year contract worth $850,000, a raise of $585,000, and IF Wally Backman on a minor-league contract. Invited Backman to spring training as a non-roster player.California Angels -- Agreed to terms with OF Luis Polonia on a one-year contract worth $2,475,000, a raise of $825,000.
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