Nix shows wisdom in returning to Notre Dame

You could forgive Louis Nix for capitalizing on the hard work he's put in as a football player. Committing to Notre Dame with the program in the middle of a coaching transition, the high school senior from a hard knock neighborhood and an oversized family, brought a preternatural maturity and wisdom that belies his jokester...

Why Notre Dame Doesn't Deserve a National Championship

You may not like sports. You may be tired of hearing coworkers and friends talk about the BCS National Championship Game, where the Notre Dame Fighting Irish will play against the Alabama Crimson Tide. But there are a few reasons you should care about Notre Dame not winning the national championship this year, reasons that should make you despise...

COL BKB: Notre Dame 89, Niagara 67

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Jack Cooley led Notre Dame to a strong shooting performance Friday that boosted the No. 22 Fighting Irish to an 89-67 victory over Niagara. Notre Dame hit 62 percent from the field and made 8-of-16 from beyond the arc in winning its 10th straight game. The Fighting Irish (12-2) are 10-0 at home this season.

Former Notre Dame QB Rice to attend Charity Banquet

During a year when Notre Dame's football team will play for the national championship, the 49th annual Charity Sports Banquet has added an Irish flavor to its list of sports celebrities. Tony Rice, the last quarterback to guide Notre Dame to a national championship, has agreed to attend, said banquet founder and organizer Art Arkelian.

Alabama Football: Tide's 6 Biggest Advantages over Notre Dame

The Alabama Crimson Tide will meet the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Jan. 7 in what is likely to be the most watched BCS title game in college football history. Alabama is by most accounts a 10-point favorite at this point and will be looking to win its second consecutive national title and its third in the last four years.

Alabama Football: AJ McCarron's NFL Potential Will Be Unveiled vs. Notre Dame

This January, AJ McCarron can earn millions. In order to claim the college football crown for the second straight season, Alabama's quarterback must make plays against Notre Dame's No. 1-ranked defense. His success or failure in doing so will paint the picture that is his NFL potential. Alex Scarborough of ESPN reported that, after McCarron...

Wisch: Just Join The Big Ten Already, Notre Dame

By Dave Wischnowsky - (CBS) It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. I'm pretty sure that old Charles Dickens didn't pen those words with Notre Dame in mind, but here in the waning days of 2012, he certainly could have. That's because, on one hand, the Fighting Irish are flying as high as ever with a No.

Bucs Q&A: Are Bucs eyeing Notre Dame TE?

Q: Looking at the next year's draft could you see the Bucs taking TE Tyler Eifert from Notre Dame not just to add another weapon to the offense but to shore up a position of need? - Michael Singleton, Houston A: Tyler Eifert would look very good in a Bucs uniform. He's an athletic 6-foot-6 tight end who would give Josh Freeman yet another weapon...

Chiefs QB Brady Quinn using Education, Experience to Help NFL Brethren

Chiefs QB Brady Quinn using Education, Experience to Help NFL Brethren Posted 19 hours ago Brady Quinn wants to succeed on the field, in the business world and across the globe. He also wants past and current NFL players to do the same. Quinn has teamed with fellow Notre Dame alum Jeff Faine and NFL Player Engagement to develop the new NFL...

How Can Notre Dame Beat Alabama According to Jerome Bettis

Jerome "the bus" Bettis is a Pittsburgh Steelers legend. He is a Hall of Fame candidate. For Notre Dame fans, he's also legendary. He was the 10th overall pick out of Notre Dame in the 1993 NFL draft. He barreled over defenders and proved that the wheels on the bus indeed keep going round and round. Notre Dame fans may remember him as the first...