Lacrosse: At home Saturday versus Richmond Spiders

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish (1-0, #5/#7/#8) will take on the Richmond Spiders (2-1) Saturday at Arlotta Stadium, WatchESPN.   Gametime has been moved to noon, and it is expected to be cold and raining. The Opposition Richmond is playing [...]

By | February 23rd, 2018|1 Comment

A Way (Way) Too Early Guess at Notre Dame’s Recruiting Class of 2019

Signing Day 2019 is almost a full year away, which means it's time for another way-too-early guess at who the Fighting Irish will end up landing for this cycle. As you probably remember, I did one of these posts last [...]

By | February 23rd, 2018|20 Comments

Early Preseason Opponent Rankings, Part I

In part one of a three-post series, let's take a look at Notre Dame's 2018 opponents ranked by their preseason S&P+ ratings. Beginning with the toughest five games on the schedule, what elements are driving these preseason ratings, in a [...]

By | February 22nd, 2018|5 Comments

2019 Recruiting: SDE/DT Hunter Spears Commits to Notre Dame

Notre Dame's 2019 recruiting class picked up its fourth commit and second blue-chip defensive lineman yesterday when Hunter Spears announced for the Irish. The 6'4", 280-pound Texas monster visited for the USC game last season and again for the cycle's [...]

By | February 21st, 2018|21 Comments

Weekly WBB Recap: Olympics Edition

Let me begin by confessing that I am obsessed with the Olympics. Winter, summer, any of the sports – I love it all. However, I took breaks from my very busy schedule of Olympics-viewing for the two women's games this [...]

By | February 21st, 2018|2 Comments

Don’t Be a Martyr, Be Smarter

I may have told this story once or twice somewhere before that on my honeymoon in August 2014 my wife pretended that some Notre Dame football players were suspended after I got out of the shower. We were completely off [...]

By | February 18th, 2018|19 Comments

2018 Recruiting: Secondary Grades

On National Signing Day, we posted an overview of the 2018 Notre Dame recruiting class with recruit grades and some thoughts on the class. Wednesday, we discussed our grades for the quarterback, running back, and wide receiver positions; Thursday, it [...]

By | February 17th, 2018|5 Comments

Men’s Hoops: Notre Dame vs. Boston College

Between the injuries and losses piling up and less than artful offense in the wake of it, this season has been a slog. It started as a promising victory lap for the best 4-year run in Notre Dame history but [...]

By | February 17th, 2018|6 Comments

2018 Recruiting: Front Seven Grades

On National Signing Day, we posted an overview of the 2018 Notre Dame recruiting class with recruit grades and some thoughts on the class. Wednesday, we discussed our grades for the quarterback, running back, and wide receiver positions; yesterday, it [...]

By | February 16th, 2018|5 Comments

2018 Recruiting: OL, TE Grades

On National Signing Day, we posted an overview of the 2018 Notre Dame recruiting class with recruit grades and some thoughts on the class. Yesterday, we discussed our grades for the quarterback, running back, and wide receiver positions.; today, we'll [...]

By | February 15th, 2018|3 Comments