2013 BCS National Championship Game

Notre Dame helmet. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Top-Ranked Linebacker Decommits From Notre Dame

Top-ranked high school linebacker Alex Anzalone has decommited from Notre Dame, according to a report.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2013

Kapron Lewis-Moore. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Notre Dame Confirms Lewis-Moore Tore ACL In Title Game

Notre Dame defensive end Kapron Lewis-Moore tore his right ACL in Monday night’s BCS National Championship Game, the school confirmed Thursday.

CBS Chicago–01/10/2013

Katherine Webb, Miss Alabama and A.J. McCarron's girlfriend. (Credit: Isaac Brekken/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Let’s Mock The Twitter Response To Katherine Webb

Well, during the suckfest that was Monday’s National Championship—and let us never speak of it again—much ado was made about a comely young lass that ESPN repeatedly showed because it was losing viewers with the rapidity of brain cells during a CBS sitcom.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2013

A.J. McCarron. (Credit: Getty)

Video: McCarron & Jones Get Into It During National Championship

(WSCR) Even as they were on their way to a national title, there was trouble in paradise for the Crimson Tide. With seven minutes to play in Monday’s National Championship game and the Crimson Tide holding […]

670 The Score–01/08/2013

Nick Saban.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Wisch: Should The Bears Be Looking At Nick Saban?

Is Nick Saban worth a look?

CBS Chicago–01/08/2013

Brian Kelly. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Photo: SI’s Cover Sums Up National Championship Game

There’s no gentle way to put it – Notre Dame was man-handled by Alabama in Monday night’s BCS National Championship game.

670 The Score–01/08/2013

Manti Te'o. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Video: Manti Te’o, Everett Golson And Tyler Eifert

Notre Dame players Manti Te’o, Everett Golson and Tyler Eifert address reporters after the Irish lost 42-14 in the BCS National Championship Game Monday night at Sun Life Stadium.


AJ McCarron. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Video: McCarron Explains Outburst At Barrett Jones

What caused two teammates to go after each other when everything was going so right for the Crimson Tide in the biggest game of the season?

CBS Chicago–01/08/2013

Brian Kelly. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Hoge: Notre Dame Isn’t Back Quite Yet

It didn’t take long to understand that Alabama was at a completely different level than Notre Dame’s previous 12 opponents.

CBS Chicago–01/08/2013

Notre Dame fans.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Baffoe: I’ve Earned Being An Annoying Notre Dame Fan

I’ve composed a list of acts, verbiage, and whathaveyou that I am going to try to engage in tonight in a complete cathartic experience.

CBS Chicago–01/07/2013

Manti Te'o

Over/Unders: Notre Dame Vs. Alabama

Here are over/unders from The McNeil and Spiegel Show.

670 The Score–01/07/2013

Alabama and Notre Dame helmets with The Coaches' Trophy. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Breakdown No. 6: How Each Team Can Win

All week long we’ve been breaking down the matchup, but now it’s time to come to conclusions.


Manti Te'o (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Poll: Who Will Win The National Championship Game?

It’s finally here – No. 1 Notre Dame will take on No. 2 Alabama in the BCS National Championship game tonight.

670 The Score–01/07/2013

Nick Saban. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Hoge: Inside The Mind Of Nick Saban

Nick Saban might be larger than life today, but back in the early 1960s, he played second fiddle to an even more important Nick: Big Nick.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2013

Notre Dame kicker Kyle Brindza and punter/holder Ben Turk. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Breakdown No. 5: Alabama And Notre Dame Special Teams

For an underdog like Notre Dame, a special teams touchdown could help them pull off the upset, but allowing one could kill their chances.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2013

Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Brian Kelly, Nick Saban Downplay NFL Interest

Both coaches downplayed interest from NFL teams Saturday at Sun Life Stadium, with Kelly saying “Leaving is not an option” and Saban saying “I want to be a college coach.”

CBS Chicago–01/05/2013

Brian Kelly. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty

Video: Brian Kelly And Notre Dame Players At BCS Media Day

Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly, linebacker Manti Te’o and safety Zeke Motta address the media at BCS Media Day in Miami Gardens, Fla.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2013

Nick Saban. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Video: Nick Saban And Alabama Players At BCS Media Day

Alabama head coach Nick Saban, center Barrett Jones and quarterback A.J. McCarron address the media Saturday at BCS Media Day.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2013

A.J. McCarron. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Breakdown No. 4: Alabama QB/WRs vs Notre Dame Secondary

A.J. McCarron was a pretty polarizing figure earlier this season when his name started creeping into the Heisman conversation.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2013

Alabama's defense swarms running back Todd Gurley. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

South Florida Notebook: Better Off Punting On 3rd & Long Vs Alabama?

Despite what the SEC pundits want you to believe, there are actually holes in the Alabama defense.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2013