October 10, 2011
Might not have choice Matt Murschel Orlando Sentinel Notre Dame takes a lot of pride in its independence from any conference affiliation in football, despite the changing college landscape. However, the barbarians at the gate might force the school to finally make a choice it has been avoiding for years. The recent instability in the Big East — Notre Dame's conference in other sports — has school officials considering all of their options. For conferences such as the ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and SEC, Notre Dame is the Holy Grail of additions.
October 22, 2010
NAVY (4-2) VS. NOTRE DAME (4-3) Time: 1 p.m. Site: New Meadowlands Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J. TV: Chs. 13, 9 Radio: 1090 AM, 1430 AM Last meeting: Navy def. Notre Dame, 23-21, on Nov. 7 in South Bend, Ind. Red-zone revival: Navy is 8-for-8, all touchdowns, in its past two games inside the 20-yard line. That's a sharp turnaround. Before a 28-27 victory over Wake Forest two weeks ago, the Midshipmen were 7-for-19 in scoring touchdowns in that area.
May 29, 2010
Scott Rodgers' day in the Notre Dame cage started with a fusillade of Cornell shots, a disconcerting number of Irish turnovers and a 1-0 deficit. But after the massive, 6-foot-4, 254-pound goalkeeper let in a quick goal, he slammed the door shut and turned the game's momentum in a major way. By the time the NCAA Division I lacrosse semifinal was over, Rodgers had ushered the Irish to their first national championship game on 16 saves and...
October 25, 2012
With Notre Dame up 63-62 with 42 seconds remaining against Xavier in the second round of the NCAA tournament, Eric Atkins had the ball in his hands with designs on increasing the Irish's tenuous lead. The Mount St. Joseph grad took the inbounds pass and faced pressure from Musketeers defenders. Atkins eyed teammate Pat Connaughton , but lofted his pass into the stands for a devastating late turnover. On the next possession, Xavier's Tu Holloway connected on a fade-away jumper that gave the Musketeers a 64-63 edge.
September 13, 2012
An Irish blessing Brian Hamilton Chicago Tribune Some day Notre Dame may call upon the ACC for a service. It will want a football conference to call home, and the ACC will oblige, right after it's done making snow angels in the $100 bills layering its floor. Until then? This partnership is an Irish blessing. Nothing is more important to anyone in this deal than football independence is to Notre Dame. That remains viable. And now the program can infiltrate the ACC's postseason bowl structure, a critical security measure.
December 28, 2012
A new year brings renewed public discussion of climate change to Baltimore. Notre Dame of Maryland University is launching a " Green Baltimore " series of four forums in early 2013 on environmental topics, featuring experts from government, business, academia and nonprofit groups. The first session Jan. 2 will tackle the science and policy debate on global warming, focusing on the impacts in Maryland and this area. Baltimore city's Climate Action Plan will be reviewed, as will the state's draft plan for reducing greenhouse gases across Maryland. Scheduled speakers include Danielle Schwarzmann, an economist with the state Department of the Environment, John Cookson, instructor and director of the environmental sustainability major at Notre Dame and Afred D'Agostino, a chemistry professor there.