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B1G Season Begins
Featured Performer: Alex Lebedev
ND Baseball Alumnus A.J. Pollock Makes Postseason Debut
Muffet McGraw: Hallowed in the Hall
Interhall Football: The Road to the Stadium
Men's Soccer Continues to Battle in Daunting ACC
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Featured Performer Jon Gallagher

Featured Performer Jon Gallagher

Author: Paris Shirley

When Irish soccer player Jon Gallagher walked away with the Athletic Coast Conference (ACC) Offensive Player of the Year award last season, it was both an achievement marking all the success that he has had in the program and a testament to the worldwide journey that brought him here. 

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Flick on the Field Prepares Irish Student Body for 2017 Football Season
Remembering Ara

Remembering Ara

Author: Juan Jose Rodriguez

The Notre Dame community lost a legend in the early hours of Wednesday, Aug. 2, when two-time national champion and College Football Hall of Fame coach Ara Parseghian passed away at the age of 94.

“Notre Dame mourns the loss of a legendary football coach, a beloved member of the Notre Dame family and good man — Ara Parseghian,” Notre Dame president Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C. said in a statement issued by the university. “Among his many accomplishments, we will remember him above all as a teacher, leader and mentor who brought out the very best in his players, on and off the field.”…

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Featured Performer: Rebecca Nunge

Featured Performer: Rebecca Nunge

Author: Anna Gegen

Last year, Irish volleyball player Rebecca Nunge was called the team’s “Swiss Army knife” because of her versatility on the court. This year, Nunge has been more of a rifle, leading the Notre Dame offense from her outside hitter position.

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Author: Paris Shirley

The number of consecutive season openers that the Notre Dame men’s cross country team has won with a perfect score. On Sept. 1, the Irish competed in the Crusader Open at Valparaiso, taking the top 5 finishing positions in the Men’s 6K. The team was led by freshman Yared Nuguse, who, with a time of 18:09.3 in his collegial debut, was named the ACC Men’s Cross Country Freshman of the Week.

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Featured Performer: Lee Kiefer
The Irish Play on Through April

The Irish Play on Through April

Author: Charlie Kenney

As Notre Dame Hockey’s last season in Hockey East comes to a close, they are making sure that they will be missed when they depart for the Big Ten next fall.

On March 24, the Irish booked their ticket to the Frozen Four in Chicago’s United Center when they were crowned champions of the Northeast Regional with an emphatic win over conference rival UMass Lowell.…

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Author: Madison Nardone

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The number of times in school history that Notre Dame’s hockey team has made it to the Frozen Four, with their most recent visit this year.

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Basketball's Departing Dynamic Duo
The Final Act of Fortunato's Career

The Final Act of Fortunato's Career

Author: Brendan Hallinan

The WomensLax.com’s National Rookie of the Year in 2014. A two- time Tewaarton award nominee in 2015 and 2016. A two-time IWLCA first team selection in 2015 and 2016. A member of Team USA. Notre Dame’s career leader in points. It has been quite the career for Cortney Fortunato, and it isn’t quite over.…

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Softball Team Hitting Their Stride
Success at ACC Track Championship
Mike Brey: Man of the People

Mike Brey: Man of the People

Author: Juan Jose Rodriguez

Jumping into a sea of students at a football pep rally. Speaking with and fielding questions from students in dorms. Embracing the front lines of the student section after a big win before joining them in singing the alma mater. Encouraging students to come to his weekly radio show at O’Rourke’s by ordering chicken wings for whoever shows up.

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Column: The Legacy of a Number Through the Eyes of a Manager
Meet the dad who boxes in the Bengal Bouts
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Tripped up in ACC Play
Should We Fire Head Coach Brian Kelly? No, We Should Keep Him

Should We Fire Head Coach Brian Kelly? No, We Should Keep Him

Author: Casey Nash

The fire-Kelly firestorm is premature and illogical. Admittedly, the 2016 season was one of the worst in ND history. But it was also Kelly’s only losing season in seven years at the helm in South Bend. He’s an NFL-caliber coach, adept recruiter and proven winner —­ he has more career wins than any active Division-1 coach.

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Should We Fire Head Coach Brian Kelly? Yes, Send Him Packing
Armed and Dangerous: Youth Lead the Way in a Big Irish Win

Armed and Dangerous: Youth Lead the Way in a Big Irish Win

Author: Casey Baker

Streets are shut down, entire hotels are shut down, and local banners are replaced­­­­ with Notre Dame logos, all in the name of the Shamrock Series. Functioning as a home game away from home, the Shamrock Series has brought Fighting Irish football all across the country, ranging from Dublin to San Antonio.

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Season Analysis: What Went Wrong?

Season Analysis: What Went Wrong?

Author: Juan Jose Rodriguez

Just as many on social media anxiously look toward a bright future in 2017 and attempt to put 2016 (what they refer to as “the worst year ever”) in the rearview mirror, Notre Dame football is in the midst of a very similar catharsis.

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A Bright Future: 2017 Recruiting Off to Strong Start