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  1. TUESDAY’S T.I.F.I. – MLS Honor, BYU Victory, Men’s Soccer Moves On, Eifert In A Tree Stand & More!

    Nov 26, 2013, 10:49 AM EDT

    After an off day for “Things I Found Interesting” yesterday, we are back with Notre Dame athletics stories, videos, tweets and trivia! First off, a congratulations is in order for former Notre Dame men’s soccer player Dillon Powers on being named MLS Rookie of the Year for his play with the Colorado Rapids this season.…

  2. WEDNESDAY’S T.I.F.I. – Talkin’ BYU Preview, Bilas’ Vending Machine, Student-Athlete-Irish & More!

    Nov 20, 2013, 10:11 AM EDT

    The Irish athletics department is gearing up for the last home football game of the year as the Irish take on BYU this Saturday at 3:42 p.m. (ET). Before the football team partakes in senior day, the volleyball squad welcomes Virginia Tech to Purcell Pavilion tonight for an ACC clash. The match starts at 7…

  3. TUESDAY’S T.I.F.I. – Dike’s Goal, Irish In The NFL, ND Rank, Huddle’s Record, Beach Volleyball & More!

    Nov 19, 2013, 7:59 AM EDT

    The past two days have been huge for a pair of Irish alums. But, first let’s congratulate the Notre Dame men’s soccer team on copping the third-overall seed in the NCAA Championship. The Irish received a first-round bye into the round of 32 and will play Sunday night at 7 p.m. (ET) against either Wisconsin…

  4. MONDAY’S T.I.F.I. – Diggins’ Long Year, Tate Dares To Be Great, Bad Weather, FB Senior Day & More!

    Nov 18, 2013, 8:42 AM EDT

    The last off-week of the regular season for the Irish football team is now behind us as the Irish will play BYU at home next weekend, before traveling to Palo Alto, Calif., to take on Stanford to cap off the season. This week will be a busy one for Notre Dame athletics as the men’s…

  5. THURSDAY’S T.I.F.I. – Signing Day, Half-Court Shots, Football Top-100, Pondering Zac & More!

    Nov 14, 2013, 10:45 AM EDT

    Instead of looking towards who is at Notre Dame now, yesterday was a time to look to the future for the Irish as the NCAA’s early signing period commenced. In addition to basketball being eligible to sign during this period, every other sport aside from football, soccer, track and field and cross country are allowed…

  6. TUESDAY’S T.I.F.I. – Beyond The Box Score, Irish In The NFL, Snow In South Bend & More!

    Nov 12, 2013, 10:58 AM EDT

    Both of the men’s and the women’s basketball squads at Notre Dame are both currently 2-0 after the opening weekend of games. Last night, the sixth-ranked women’s basketball squad played a top-20 matchup against #19 Michigan State. Led by 22 points and nine rebounds from Irish guard Jewell Loyd, the Irish took down the Spartans…

  7. MONDAY’S T.I.F.I. – Family Reunion, MLS Cup, The Legion & More!

    Nov 11, 2013, 9:45 AM EDT

    Let’s start by seeing how some former Irish student-athletes are doing in the professional ranks. First off, in MLS Cup Playoff action there is a trio of Irish men’s soccer alums still in contention as the conference championship round began this weekend. Sporting KC and Matt Besler finished the first leg in a 0-0 tie…

  8. Wednesday’s T.I.F.I. – Previewing Pitt, The Blue Angels Return, MLS Cup, Rain & More!

    Nov 6, 2013, 10:40 AM EDT

    In addition to the men’s soccer team take over the top-ranking in college soccer and defeating #18 Michigan State in a non-conference tussle 2-0, the Irish on the professional scene have a lot to look forward to today. First off, in the MLS Cup playoffs tonight a trio of Notre Dame alums will be a…

  9. Monday’s T.I.F.I.: Navy Nailbiter, Looking At David Rivers, the ACC Soccer Race & More!

    Nov 4, 2013, 10:14 AM EDT

    After a nail-biting weekend on the gridiron, a plethora of Irish squads made marks in the athletic spectrum. The men’s soccer team defeated 12th-ranked Wake Forest Demon Deacons on the road to move into a tie with Maryland atop the ACC standings. The Irish men close out ACC play this Friday as they take on…

  10. Friday’s T.I.F.I. – Talkin’ Danny Spond, Trading Cards, Family Matters & More!

    Nov 1, 2013, 10:31 AM EDT

    Let’s begin with looking at Notre Dame alums in the MLS. A night after Dillon Powers’ Colorado Rapids had their season end, Jeb Brovsky’s Montreal Impact were defeated by the Houston Dynamo 3-0. There are still four Irish alums in the MLS Cup Playoffs. If you would like to learn about them, click here. ————————————————…

  11. October 31, 2013 – Things I Found Interesting (And So Should You)

    Oct 31, 2013, 11:13 AM EDT

    After the women’s basketball team won their first exhibition game handily last night, we look forward to a huge weekend of Irish athletics this weekend. Before we begin, Notre Dame men’s soccer alum Dillon Powers and his MLS squad, the Colorado Rapids played the wild-card match of the MLS Cup playoffs last night, losing to…

  12. October 29, 2013 – Things I Found Interesting (And So Should You)

    Oct 29, 2013, 11:23 AM EDT

    Last night, the Irish men’s basketball team began their journey in the first of two exhibition games before their regular season slate begins. Last night, the Irish defeated UIndy 95-69 at Purcell Pavilion. Other than that game, the only other Irish athletic team in action was the men’s golf squad who is competing in the…

  13. October 28, 2013 – Things I Found Interesting (And So Should You)

    Oct 28, 2013, 10:31 AM EDT

    With a huge weekend of Irish athletics behind us and a huge week ahead, we have a lot to get to. First off, on the professional scene, former Notre Dame baseball student-athlete John Axford (’05) toed the rubber last night in game four of the Major League Baseball World Series, pitching 1 1/3 no-hit innings,…

  14. October 24, 2013 – Things I Found Interesting (And So Should You)

    Oct 24, 2013, 11:14 AM EDT

    There were no Notre Dame athletic squads in action yesterday, yet we were not without news. Former Notre Dame quarterback Brady Quinn was released by the New York Jets on Monday and was signed to the St. Louis Rams yesterday afternoon after their starting quarterback Sam Bradford went down with a season-ending injury. Additionally, tonight…

  15. October 23, 2013 – Things I Found Interesting (And So Should You)

    Oct 23, 2013, 10:52 AM EDT

    The Notre Dame men’s golf team was the lone Irish athletic squad in action yesterday, surging to a second-place finish at the Georgetown Intercollegiate after a four-under par 280. To read more about the irish, click here. ———————————————— Now, what did we miss… 1. Football – Rochell Brothers Set To Face Off (LINK-ESPN) Notre Dame’s Isaac…

  16. Hurling: The Fastest Field Sport in the World

    Oct 19, 2013, 1:20 AM EDT

    Ever heard of hurling? Neither did I until a couple days ago. That is because it is one of Ireland’s native Gaelic games. And tomorrow, Notre Dame’s Arlotta Stadium will play host to the inaugural Celtic Champions Classic. Playing before the USC game, this “Super Hurling 11’s” matchup will certainly get Irish fans pumped for…

  17. October 17, 2013 – Things I Found Interesting (And So Should You)

    Oct 17, 2013, 10:19 AM EDT

    An athletic event-less Wednesday was upon us at Notre Dame yesterday as no squad was in action on this busy academic week on campus. Thankfully, a trio of former men’s golfers are going through Q-School right now, trying to earn their Web.com tour cards. In Woodlands, Texas, Chris Walker and Max Scodro tried their hand…

  18. October 14, 2013 – Things I Found Interesting (And So Should You)

    Oct 14, 2013, 10:51 AM EDT

    A crazy weekend for Notre Dame athletics was just completed as the football squad was on a bye week, the hockey team played a home and home series against former CCHA-foe Western Michigan, the women’s soccer squad continued their torrid ACC schedule on the road against another ranked team, the men’s soccer team traveled once…

  19. October 10, 2013 – Things I Found Interesting (And So Should You)

    Oct 10, 2013, 10:16 AM EDT

    We may have been game-less yesterday when it comes Irish athletics, but that doesn’t mean the day passed without an event-filled news cycle. Yesterday, the NCAA released that Purcell Pavilion would host the regional final round of the women’s basketball championship. This being said, the Irish could possibly play the regional semifinals (Sweet 16) and…

  20. October 9, 2013 – Things I Found Interesting (And So Should You)

    Oct 9, 2013, 9:59 AM EDT

    The lone Notre Dame athletic event of the evening was a good one. The second-ranked Irish men’s soccer team welcomed the fifth-ranked Maryland Terrapins to Alumni Stadium on Tuesday night in a clash of ACC foes. A Vince Cicciarelli goal in the 59th minute put the Irish out front before the Terrapins equalized in the…

  21. The World According to NARP: Vol. 3

    Oct 8, 2013, 10:49 AM EDT

    On Saturday, a lot of people participated in The Color Run in downtown South Bend. As much as I would have loved to join, I was committed to another 5K—the Mara Fox Run, sponsored by Lyons Hall. Running has never been my forte. In fact, until last year, it was my foe. But then my…

  22. October 7, 2013 – Things I Found Interesting (And So Should You)

    Oct 7, 2013, 9:48 AM EDT

    Over the weekend, we saw a great victory for the Irish football squad over 22nd-ranked Arizona State in North Texas, the 2nd-ranked Irish men’s soccer team take down the 13th-ranked Clemson Tigers 2-1 to stay unbeaten and the Notre Dame hockey squad began their exhibition campaign with a 5-2 win over Guelph, a team from…

  23. October 4, 2013 – Things I Found Interesting (And So Should You)

    Oct 4, 2013, 10:53 AM EDT

    The fourth-ranked Irish women’s soccer team tied the 13th-ranked Wake Forest Demon Deacons in ACC play, the Cleveland Browns won again and we are about a day away from the Shamrock Series football contest between the Irish and the Arizona State Sun Devils in North Texas at AT&T Stadium (Jerry’s World). Before we begin,  take…

  24. October 3, 2013 – Things I Found Interesting (And So Should You)

    Oct 3, 2013, 10:17 AM EDT

    Just a few Irish tidbits before we get started today. To begin, read this fantastic article from the San Gabriel Valley Tribune on former Notre Dame football linebacker Kory Minor. It talks about how he has reached the point in his life he currently is at. Click here to read the story. Secondly, expect United…

  25. Here Come The Wounded Warriors

    Sep 30, 2013, 11:31 AM EDT

    Usually the Sunday after a Notre Dame Football loss is filled with remorse, anger and depending on the type of loss, severe sorrow. If you were at Melissa Cook Stadium Sunday afternoon, you surely felt none of these things. The Notre Dame softball team took a break from their “fall ball” schedule to host an…

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