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    Site Upgrade Announcement

    We are excited to announce the next round of site upgrades, which will take place Monday January 31st. We expect the site to be closed for a period of time between 10 am and 5 pm and back up and running as soon as possible. In the meantime, you can follow us on Twitter at @IrishEnvyWeb for site...
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    Son Of A Bee Sting

    At the start of the year, and even leading up to the contest with the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, the match-up looked to be one Notre Dame could use as a feather in their cap come college football playoff time. Since the Irish beat the undefeated Yellow Jackets on September 19th, the two...
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    Football Food: Pulled Pork

    If you're drawing a barbecue map of the United States, the Southeast is firmly entrenched pork territory. There are still regional differences - vinegar, mustard, or white sauces, dry rub in Tennessee, whole hog versus shoulders and ribs - but it's all still about the pig. Link To Original Article
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    Q&A with Blogger So Dear

    We sit down with Robert Reinhard from Wake Forest SB Nation Blog Blogger So Dear to talk about the matchup this weekend between the Irish and Wake Forest. Wake Forest has been having a rough season, entering this weekend at 3-6, but coming off of a narrow loss to a solid Louisville team. Link...
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    The Big E College Football Picks: Week 11

    Rejoice for the college football season so far but also soak it in because wow, it's already week 11. Where did it all go so quickly? Just a few more weeks to go and dudeacow remains atop the league with a 122-75 record, although dannan14 is only one game back. North Carolina may always deeply...
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    Women's basketball preview: Will an underdog challenge UConn?

    The NCAA women's college basketball season starts on Friday, yet it feels much of yesteryear. In recent memory, the UConn Huskies have ruled the landscape like the galactic empire from Star Wars. Link To Original Article
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    Notre Dame Basketball Preview Roundtable

    Your favorite ND Basketball bloggers discuss the upcoming season. Join in the excitement before the Irish kick off their first real non-conference game Friday evening versus St. Francis. Link To Original Article
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    Game Day Countdown: Notre Dame vs. Wake Forest

    For the second time in 4 years the Wake Forest Demon Deacons are coming to South Bend as Senior Day sacrificial lambs. In the 2011 and 2012 meetings with Wake Forest the Irish faced long-time Deacons head coach Jim Grobe who led the program for 13 seasons before being fired after the 2013...
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    A Quick Tribute to Torii Hunter Jr.

    Despite whatever pressing circumstances might sometimes force a team to have to plug a player in from the other side of the ball, it's always exciting for the fans to see a two-way player in action on the field. Fond memories of Tom Zbikowski, Tony Driver, Travis Thomas, and Jeff Burris surely...
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    Notre Dame Special Teams: Pittsburgh Review

    The much-maligned punting leg of Tyler Newsome regained its mojo against the Panthers as that was pretty much the only Special Teams activity of note, which obviously means that everything is awesome. Oh, and we recovered two onside kicks! All of that equals a relatively quiet day for the Irish...
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    Former Falcon Says Doctors Let Him Play Hurt

    A former Atlanta Falcons player claims in court that inadequate treatment by doctors following a violent on-field collision cost him his NFL career. Ezekiel "Zeke" Motta was a standout player at the University of Notre Dame, for whom he played in the 2013 BCS National Championship game against...
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    Notre Dame ready to move on from painful end to memorable season

    The 32-6 record, the "5" narrowly changing to a "6" perhaps the most memorable - and painful - moment of all for the Irish. The two victories against national champion Duke. Link To Original Article
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    Week 11 Viewers Guide: Where Has the Season Gone?

    There's only a few weeks of football left in the season. Make sure you don't miss a minute of it. Link To Original Article
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    2016 Notre Dame Football Recruiting: Offense

    The Big Board is empty at two positions - quarterback and tight end, where the Irish are set with Ian Book and nobody, respectively. With a glut of talented neophyte tight ends currently on the roster and Brock Wright and Cole Kmet committed in the 2017 class, there's no need. Link To Original...
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    John Mooney, an early Gators commit, ends up with Notre Dame

    Not only was the Lake Brantley athletics director celebrating early National Signing Day with 11 Patriots athletes inking National Letters of Intent, one of them was heading to Notre Dame . "He's going to my alma mater, so I can be a little silly," said Kelly of Lake Brantley basketball player...
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    OFD Films: Joe Schmidt Iso Cam

    The message boards are on a witch hunt and they've found their witch. Over the past few weeks, the criticisms of last year's MVP and 2015 captain Joe Schmidt have become increasingly loud. Link To Original Article
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    Maryland men's lacrosse to meet Notre Dame in California on March 5

    Organizers of the third annual Pacific Coast Shootout announced Wednesday that Maryland and Notre Dame will meet in a key men's lacrosse showdown on March 5, 2016. The game, which will take place at Orange Coast College's LeBard Stadium in Costa Mesa, Calif., pits two teams that advanced to the...
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    Elite Eight Not Enough For Baylor Women

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    Trick Shot Wednesday: Wake Forest Week 2015

    By the time you read this, unless you live under a rock, you've heard that Notre Dame is now ranked #4 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings. And if you've heard about the rankings, then you probably also know that they ain't worth a hill o' beans until the regular season's done and...
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    Best- and worst-case scenarios for North Texas basketball

    North Texas forward Jeremy Combs is one of the few proven commodities the Mean Green have this season. The North Texas men's basketball team enters the fourth year of the Tony Benford era under a whole lot of pressure to break through for its first winning season under its current staff. Link...