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.
Hmm…let’s see, the Heat won last night; NFL draft season is upon us; and well, other than that it was pretty quie….oh wait, the Manti Te’o story, that’s what I almost forgot about. And yes, I have quite a few thoughts and have had a lot of fun with that story.
Notre Dame said a story that star Manti Te’o’s girlfriend had died of leukemia — a loss he said inspired him all season and helped him lead the Irish to the BCS title game — turned out to be a hoax apparently perpetrated against the linebacker.
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.
The Bowl Championship Series National Championship game is uncharted waters for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in recent years. The Fighting Irish haven’t won a national championship since the 1989 Fiesta Bowl.
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.