Manti Te’o: San Diego Chargers rookie finally talks to media

San Diego Chargers rookie linebacker Manti Te’o finally spoke to the media after mini-camp on Tuesday. The Notre Dame product had his first press conference and took questions from assembled reporters after not speaking publicly since rookie mini-camp on May 10.

Lizzy Seeberg, Manti Te’o, and our Troubling Cult of Sport

The difference between Notre Dame’s response to Lizzy Seeberg’s rape allegations and the Manti Te’o hoax story is disturbing, but not as disturbing as the similarity. In both cases the school acted to protect the athlete.

Notre Dame Ranked #1 and Still Marching Towards BCS Title Game as Other Top Teams Falter

As Jason Whitlock so humorously pointed out, “Indiana University is #1 in basketball, Notre Dame is #1 in football, and the Pacers stink. It’s the 1970s all over again.” For the first time in nearly twenty years, the Fighting Irish are on top of the college football world.

The Factual Case for Notre Dame in the BCS Title Game

There is absolutely no way that you can objectively say that this Notre Dame team is worse than Oregon or Kansas State. Jon Washburn explains why.

5 Must-See Week One College Football Games

The first weekend of college football is not historically loaded with must-see matchups. This year, however, there are a handful of games that will be worth setting aside time to watch.

Women’s Tournament Championship Game Preview: Baylor-Notre Dame Preview and TV Info

Nearly two weeks have passed since we’ve seen an upset in the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament, so it’s fitting that Baylor, the number one overall seed, and Notre Dame, the number two overall seed, both prevailed in the Final Four and will face each other tonight for the national championship.

7-10 Upsets: Each 7-10 Matchup in NCAA Tournament Ranked in Order of Upset Likelihood

Andy Bottoms continues to rank potential NCAA Tournaments by rolling through the 7-10 matchups.

Notre Dame-Xavier State Preview: Analysis, Prediction, Date and TV Tip Time, Point Spread, and Tickets

In this post, we preview the 7-10 matchup in the South Region between the better-than-expected Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the worse-than-expected Xavier Musketeers.

March Madness: South Region (Atlanta) Team Profiles for 2012 NCAA Tournament

Now that the field has been set, I’ll be posting team profiles of all 68 teams, broken down by regions. First up is the Atlanta region, where top-ranked Kentucky is the number one overall seed.

2012 Big East Tournament Preview, Prediction, Bracket, and TV Schedule

The Big East Tournament tips off at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday afternoon, and while Syracuse won the regular season title by three games, the road to a tournament championship will not be an easy one.

Big East Tournament Primer: Dates, Site, TV Info, Tickets, History, and Current Tourney Outlook

For the 30th straight season, Madison Square Garden will play host to the Big East Tournament, which begins on March 6th. While Syracuse is the clear favorite at this point, UConn proved last season that anything can happen when tournament play tips off.

College Basketball Stock Watch – February 10th

Whether by luck or by design, the college hoops slate has been terrific in the first week of post-football action. In the wake of a number of exciting games, Andy Bottoms looks at teams on the rise and on the decline heading into a loaded weekend schedule.

Bottoms Line College Basketball Stock Watch

March Madness can’t get here soon enough for me, although last Saturday’s action brought plenty of madness on its own. Interestingly enough though, Andy Bottoms has trouble finding teams for this week’s stock watch since so many teams appear to be locked into win-one, lose-one mode.

NCAA Hoops Crash Course: Big East

Thanks to the high quality of play and the weakest set of bubble teams I can recall, the Big East has a better than legit shot at landing a record 11 teams in the Big Dance. With 11 squads to review, there’s no time to waste.

Report: Brian Kelly to be Named Head Football Coach at Notre Dame

According to ESPN Brian Kelly will be the new head football coach at Notre Dame.