The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.
An American Eagle commuter plane slid off the runway during an emergency landing at O’Hare International Airport Thursday morning, just a day after the very same plane made an emergency landing at the airport.
Dayne Crist injured his knee during the first quarter in Saturday’s game and was taken out of the game. He has undergone a season-ending surgery, this is the second straight year he has injured one of his knees to cut his season short.
Notre Dame had remained ahead against Tulsa throughout most of the game. A field goal in the fourth quarter set Notre Dame behind, but it wasn’t over yet. The Irish was on their final drive for the win when an interception in the end zone with 36 seconds left put a stop to their drive.
Notre Dame quarterback Dayne Crist was injured after being forced out of bounds in the first quarter.
After the events that have taken place on Notre Dame’s campus this week, Saturday will have a different feel than most home games.
Joe O breaks down some of the biggest games in this weekend’s college football action, and picks his winners against the spread.
Notre Dame football has become the center of the sports world. And the reason has nothing to with the performance of the team, but a tragedy at their practice.
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