Pete Sampson covers Notre Dame football for The Athletic. The 2022 season will mark his 22nd year on the beat.
The 11th-seeded men’s basketball team came close to earning a Sweet 16 berth, ultimately falling 59-53 to No. 3 seed Texas Tech in the Round of 32 in the NCAA Tournament.
On the road in Charlottesville, Notre Dame continued to show marked improvement and moved to 9-1 with a 28-3 drubbing of the Cavaliers.
The Irish rushed for 249 yards behind strong performances from Kyren Williams and Logan Diggs, while Jack Coan added 132 yards and three passing touchdowns. Defensively, Notre Dame didn’t allow a score until the fourth quarter, when a field goal gave Virginia its only points of the game. …
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A usually raucous stadium atmosphere was muted this year, as 11,000 fans sought to simulate the energy of 80,000. The limited capacity was one of many restrictions brought about by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, restrictions that went far beyond the stands and permeated classrooms, dorms and locker rooms.
If there was a search for an image to encapsulate the talent gap between Alabama and Notre Dame, it would end with the picture of Crimson Tide running back Najee Harris hurdling cornerback Nick McCloud.
After the 31-14 loss in the relocated Rose Bowl on New Year’s Day, head coach Brian Kelly was adamant that the final score wasn’t an issue of talent but an issue of making plays — or failing to do so.…
Despite COVID-19 disrupting countless aspects of a normal season, all of the pieces appear to be falling into place for the Notre Dame football team as they approach the season’s marquee matchup against Clemson.
Marble racing isn’t a new idea, but it is a new phenomenon.
The Notre Dame baseball team won its opening series 2-1 with a strong offensive weekend against the University of Alabama at Birmingham on Feb. 14-16.
Notre Dame’s campus looked vastly different in 1961 ... However, some of the university’s traditions had already been adopted by the 1960s. Bengal Bouts, Notre Dame’s renowned boxing program, was one of them.
If Notre Dame’s first loss of the season was a close nail-biter, the second was the opposite. The No. 8 Irish fell behind early to No. 19 Michigan in the contest and never recovered, losing 45-14 in the midst of a relentless downpour in Ann Arbor.
In 2018, Notre Dame’s College Football Playoff appearance was due in no small part to the linebackers who anchored its overwhelming defense. In 2019, their departure spelled uncertainty.
One year after boasting the most prolific starting five in NCAA Division I college basketball history, the Notre Dame women’s basketball team’s starting lineup includes four players new to the program.
In the student section sea of blue, gold and green flashed a streak of purple.
Michaela Mabrey spent her senior year at Notre Dame playing college basketball alongside her younger sister, Marina.
In two of the last three years, Notre Dame women’s basketball forward Brianna Turner was named an All-American.
But what about the year she wasn’t?