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Kain Colter. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of National Signing Day

The opportunity provided by a scholarship is great, but the objectification of kids isn’t.

CBS Chicago–02/05/2014

Jerami Grant #3 of the Syracuse Orange grabs the rebound during the first half against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on February 3, 2014 at The Carrier Dome in Syracuse, New York. (Photo by Brett Carlsen/Getty Images)

No. 1 Syracuse Beats Notre Dame 61-55

Trevor Cooney scored a career-high 33 points, matching a school record with nine 3-pointers, and top-ranked Syracuse beat Notre Dame 61-55 on Monday night in another matchup of former Big East foes.


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Notre Dame Beats Boston College 76-73 In OT

Eric Atkins hit a 3-pointer with 1 second left in overtime after missing a potential game-winning free throw in regulation to give Notre Dame a 76-73 victory over Boston College on Saturday, ending a three-game losing streak for the Irish.


Notre Dame Stadium. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Notre Dame Announces $400M Stadium Expansion

Notre Dame is building around and adding thousands of premium seats to its football stadium.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2014

Akil Mitchell  and Malcolm Brogdon  of the Virginia Cavaliers go for a loose ball against Tom Knight of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Notre Dame Falls To Virginia 68-53

Malcolm Brogdon had 16 points, seven rebounds and six assists and Virginia forced Notre Dame into making a season-high 20 turnovers Tuesday as the Cavaliers beat the Fighting Irish 68-53 for their fourth straight victory.


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Wake Forest Beats Notre Dame 65-58

Devin Thomas scored 21 points and Wake Forest beat Notre Dame 65-58 on Saturday.


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International Trips You Can Do In A Weekend

Many international destinations close to home may prove to be a better option than South Beach or Miami. Among the best international trips that can be done in a weekend are the Bahamas, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, Montreal and Vancouver.


Steve Vasturia of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish drives to the basket.  (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Notre Dame Falls To Georgia Tech 74-69

Notre Dame (10-6, 1-2), playing its first ACC road game after spending the last 18 seasons in the Big East Conference, were led by Eric Atkins’ 20 points and Garrick Sherman’s 13.


Stephon Tuitt rushes quarterback Stephen Morris. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Notre Dame DE Tuitt Declares For NFL Draft

Notre Dame defensive end Stephon Tuitt is leaving school early and entering the NFL draft.

670 The Score–01/06/2014

Paul Konerko. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Who’s Been Naughty And Nice In Chicago Sports This Year?

Ho, ho, ho! Baffoe Claus here. I’m way better than Ditka Claus because I don’t smell like cigars, I haven’t been compromised by endorsement commitments (yet), and children are genuinely happy when I show up to their homes bearing gifts (pizza is the greatest gift of all; wine for children, not so much).

670 The Score–12/24/2013

Fenway Park. (Credit: Jared Wickerham, Getty)

Notre Dame To Play At Fenway Park In 2015

Notre Dame won’t play a Big Ten opponent in 2015, the first time that’s happened in more than 100 years, but the Fighting Irish will play a home game against Boston College at Fenway Park.


Cam McDaniel #33 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish celebrates his game-winning touchdown against the Michigan State Spartans at Notre Dame Stadium on September 21, 2013 in South Bend, Indiana. Notre Dame defeated Michigan State 17-13. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Notre Dame Accepts Pinstripe Bowl Invitation

Notre Dame has officially accepted an invitation to the Pinstripe Bowl on Dec. 28.


Tyler Gaffney  of the Stanford Cardinal breaks the tackle of Carlo Calabrese  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Stanford Holds Off Notre Dame, 27-20

Tangible evidence of a job well done.


DaVaris Daniels of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish runs for a touchdown in front of Skye PoVey #7 of the Brigham Young Cougars. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Rees, McDaniel Lead Irish To 23-13 Win Over BYU

Tommy Rees threw for 235 yards and a touchdown, Cam McDaniel rushed for a career-high 117 yards and Notre Dame bounced back from a disappointing loss to beat BYU 23-13 on Saturday.


Tom Knight #25 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish dunks the ball against Reggie Johnson #4 of the Miami (Oh) Redhawks at Purcel Pavilion on November 8, 2013 in South Bend, Indiana. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

No. 21 Irish Defeats Miami (Ohio) 74-62 In Season Opener

Jerian Grant scored a career-high 26 points to lead No. 21 Notre Dame to a 74-62 win over Miami (Ohio) in the season opener for both squads Friday night.


Keenan Reynolds of the Navy Midshipmen runs past Jaylon Smith  and Kendall Moore of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish to score a touchdown at Notre Dame. (Credit:  Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Notre Dame Hangs On For 38-34 Win Over Navy

Tarean Folston scored on a 1-yard plunge with 3:47 left and Notre Dame survived a back-and-forth game with Navy, holding on to beat the Midshipmen 38-34 Saturday.


William Fuller of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish celebrates with Troy Niklas  after scoring a touchdown against Air Force (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Rees Leads Notre Dame To 45-10 Win Over Air Force

Tommy Rees showed no signs of a strained neck that knocked him out a week ago, throwing a career-high five touchdown passes to help Notre Dame rout Air Force 45-10 on Saturday.


Cam McDaniel #33 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish breaks a tackle by Su'a Cravens #21 of the University of Southern California Trojans at Notre Dame Stadium on October 19, 2013 in South Bend, Indiana. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Rees Throws For 2 TDs, Notre Dame Beats USC 14-10

Notre Dame has finally snapped its long, miserable home losing streak to USC.


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Notre Dame Offers Scholarship To Snoop Dogg’s Son

Though he’s only a junior in high school, Notre Dame has offered a scholarship to four-star receiver Cordell Broadus, the son of rapper Snoop Dogg.

670 The Score–10/10/2013

Dan Fox #48 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and Jaylon Smith #9 celebrate a fumble recovery against the Arizona State Sun Devils at Cowboys Stadium on October 5, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Rees Leads Irish To 37-34 Shamrock Win Over ASU

Backed up to his 1 and retreating into the end zone, Taylor Kelly was shooting for an improbable rally to beat Notre Dame.