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.
Many international destinations close to home may prove to be a better option than South Beach or Miami. Among the best international trips that can be done in a weekend are the Bahamas, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, Montreal and Vancouver.
Chas Dodd threw two touchdowns and Paul James ran for two as Rutgers finally nailed down its eighth bowl bid in nine years with a 31-6 victory over South Florida Saturday night.
Devin Gardner threw four touchdown passes, including a victory-sealing connection to Drew Dileo with 4:18 left, and the dual-threat quarterback wearing No. 98 to honor Tom Harmon ran for a score to lead No. 17 Michigan to a 41-30 win over No. 14 Notre Dame on Saturday night in front of an NCAA-record crowd of 115,109.
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.
Finally in the NFL, Manti Te’o is looking to give football fans everywhere reasons to forget about his fake girlfriend scandal. His performance with the San Diego Chargers may be just the thing to jolt his name back to football relevance.
Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford has spent nearly two years working to bring in new schools, refuting reports of departures and securing a media rights deal to pump the brakes on realignment.
There’s just fewer than 100 days until the kickoff of college football season, but University of Miami fans are already hot under the collar for the scheduled home game against the Florida Gators on September 7.
Notre Dame will join the Atlantic Coast Conference starting next season, a year earlier than expected, following the split among the Big East’s football schools and seven Catholic schools that forming their own basketball-focused conference.
Manti Te’o’s career could take a serious hit in April after Deadspin.com discovered and reported that his girlfriend, who reportedly died during the season, was an elaborate hoax.