Natalie Achonwa scored 24 points and Jewell Loyd added 18 to lead No. 2 Notre Dame to an 81-60 victory over Florida State on Thursday night that kept the Fighting Irish unbeaten.
The Atlantic Coast Conference has new teams, a renegotiated TV package and a media-rights deal that offers protection from future realignment. And to go along with that new look, the league could use some new football success — though the biggest benefits might not come right away.
While there is still a lot in flux for the Miami Dolphins as the hours dwindle to the beginning of the 2013 NFL Draft, a new name is starting to emerge as a possible target for the Fins in the first round.
When Alabama took its opening drive and ran right through Notre Dame’s defense in the BCS National Championship Game Monday night, little did the more than 80,000 fans at Sun Life Stadium know it was the beginning of a massive crimson tidal wave.
South Florida will be the home to the biggest game in America on Monday night drawing football fans in from across the nation to Sun Life Stadium.
When the Alabama Crimson Tide and Notre Dame Fighting Irish take the field Monday night at Sun Life Stadium to battle it out for the BCS National Championship; a storied, but one-sided rivalry will be rekindled between two teams that are both beloved and hated by football fans.
Rivals while their teams are in town for the BCS Championship, alumni and fans of Notre Dame and the University of Alabama came together with members of the community on Sunday to help build a community garden in Overtown.
Sometimes, the buildup to a game can overwhelm what actually happens on the field. Certainly, No. 1 Notre Dame and No. 2 Alabama would have to play nothing less than a classic to live up to all the hype for Monday night’s BCS championship.
Alabama coach Nick Saban says he and his team “honor the opportunity” to play for a national title.
Win or lose, Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly doesn’t want his team aiming any lower than the national championship game in the future.