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

    Oct 10, 2013, 10:16 AM EST

    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…

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

    Oct 9, 2013, 9:59 AM EST

    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…

  3. October 2, 2013 – Things I Found Interesting (And So Should You)

    Oct 2, 2013, 10:09 AM EST

    We’re BACK! After a two-day hiatus, “Things I Found Interesting” is back and just in time for the big soccer showdown tonight between the Irish and the Hoosiers. If you can’t make it to Alumni Stadium tonight, you can always watch the contest on ‘Round the Irish Blogosphere We had a large amount of…

  4. August 30, 2013 – Things I Found Interesting (And So Should You)

    Aug 30, 2013, 9:10 AM EST

    The first night of college football is in the books and we are just over 24-hours away from the beginning of the 2013 Notre Dame football season. If you don’t already know, the game is set to kick-off at 3:41 p.m. (EST) Additionally, if you are in the Boston area or receive NESN on your…

  5. July 24, 2013 – Things I Found Interesting (And So Should You)

    Jul 24, 2013, 9:51 AM EST

    We had some fun news dropped in our laps yesterday about do everything lineman Louis Nix III. Evidently, last week he was at the local Sam’s Club (presumably purchasing health food in bulk) and helped out a local citizen who want to tell everyone about it, because they emailed a friend who then forwarded it…

  6. July 19, 2013 – Things I Found Interesting (And So Should You)

    Jul 19, 2013, 9:00 AM EST

    Thank goodness it’s Friday, I’m ready for a lazy weekend of watching ‘The Open’ … or as we call it over here, the British Open. To channel my inner Tiger … err … Joey LaCava, I will be caddying for a buddy tomorrow at the South Bend City Tournament. Never take a day off, that…

  7. July 18, 2013 – Things I Found Interesting (And So Should You)

    Jul 18, 2013, 10:34 AM EST

    I again require you to learn about NBA Summer League action by reading this space, but I have to mention Jack Cooley’s double-double effort for the Memphis Grizzlies. Cooley tallied 20 points and 12 rebounds in a 90-83 victory over the Washington Wizards. Additionally, former BIG EAST player of the year Luke Harangody scored four…

  8. July 15, 2013 – Things I Found Interesting (And So Should You)

    Jul 15, 2013, 10:38 AM EST

    We are in the humdrum of summer as none of the four major sports leagues are in session with the all-star break upon us in Major League Baseball, but I remind you … NBA SUMMER LEAGUE IS STILL HERE!!! The Las Vegas Summer League started last friday and a trio of Notre Dame players are…

  9. July 12, 2013 – Things I Found Interesting (And So Should You)

    Jul 12, 2013, 9:00 AM EST

    The excitement of summer continues and as we wind down the Orlando Summer League tomorrow another former Irish hooper is beginning to heat up. Notching his first start of summer league, Carleton Scott scored 15 points on five three-point baskets, pulled down four rebounds and blocked one shot in 32 minutes of play for the…

  10. July 5, 2013 – Things I Found Interesting (And So Should You)

    Jul 5, 2013, 10:30 AM EST

    I hope everyone had a great July 4th and had the opportunity to spend some time with their family and friends … safely … Nonetheless, we have a few days of information to catch up on. A former Notre Dame student-athlete makes his professional debut, one gets ready for the toughest job interview and we…

  11. June 25, 2013 – Things I Found Interesting (And So Should You)

    Jun 25, 2013, 11:34 AM EST

    Notre Dame graduate Stan Bowman probably got the best sleep of his life last night, albeit a very short nap, after the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Boston Bruins in game six of the Stanley Cup Finals, 3-2. Bowman, the General Manager of the Blackhawks, graduated from Notre Dame in 1995 with degrees in finance and…

  12. June 24, 2013 – Things I Found Interesting (And So Should You)

    Jun 24, 2013, 12:36 AM EST

    The Miami Heat are now back-to-back NBA Champions, Skylar Diggins dropped a career-high 11 assists, the Chicago Blackhawks are one win away from winning the Stanley Cup, Eric Atkins and Jerian Grant are heading to a U.S.A. Basketball Training Camp, some guy walked across the Grand Canyon last night and the story about a former…

  13. 2012 in Review: April

    Dec 29, 2012, 3:38 PM EST

    In April, the women’s basketball team kicked off the month with an exciting 83-75 overtime win against fellow #1 seed Connecticut in the national semifinal in Denver. A late rebound and putback from Natalie Novosel, a block from Skylar Diggins (yes, a block from the 5’9″ Irish point guard) and a pair of key three-pointers…

  14. SAAC Throws 16th Annual Pediatric Christmas Party

    Dec 7, 2012, 12:37 PM EST

    Last night, the Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) held their 16th Annual Pediatric Christmas Party. SAAC invites the pediatric hematology and oncology wards from Memorial Hospital every year, and this year added St. Joseph Regional Medical Center to the list. Tammy Robison, the parent advocate for Memorial Hospital, said, “It’s phenomenal! It’s so great for our…

  15. Get Your Hoops Fix

    Oct 18, 2012, 11:37 AM EST

    We just hit the halfway point of football season, so it’s hard to imagine, but basketball season is right around the corner. Last Thursday, the Notre Dame basketball teams held their annual media day at the Purcell Pavilion. Women’s head coach Muffet McGraw kicked off the day with a press conference in the auditorium, before…

  16. Golden Again

    Aug 27, 2012, 1:53 PM EST

    Skylar Diggins has yet to compete in the Olympics, but the senior guard has already made a name for herself with USA Basketball. This weekend, Diggins was part of the U.S. squad that took home the gold medal at the inaugural FIBA 3×3 World Championships in Athens, Greece. The South Bend native helped lead the…

  17. 28 and Counting

    Mar 2, 2012, 4:43 PM EST

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    With 28 wins and a regular season BIG EAST title, the Notre Dame women’s basketball team has had its share of great moments this season. But don’t be fooled. For head coach Muffet McGraw, her staff and her players, it’s championship or bust. After making it to the 2011 championship game in Indianapolis, anything short…

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