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SOUTH BEND, Ind | Blackhawks take on Bruins in Winter Classic at Notre Dame

SOUTH BEND, Ind — The Winter Classic is going back to college — and it’s bringing along two familiar foes. Patrick Kane and the Chicago Blackhawks. Patrice Bergeron and the Boston Bruins. Hockey at the home of Knute Rockne, Paul Hornung and, of course, Rudy. The 11th edition of the NHL’s annual New Year’s Day … Continue reading SOUTH BEND, Ind | Blackhawks take on Bruins in Winter Classic at Notre Dame

NEW YORK | Top 5 unchanged in AP women’s hoops poll, UConn still No. 1

NEW YORK — UConn, Notre Dame and Louisville remain the top three teams in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll. With most teams taking a break for the holidays, there wasn’t much movement in the Top 25 poll Monday. The only change in the first 10 teams was Mississippi State and Baylor exchanging places at … Continue reading NEW YORK | Top 5 unchanged in AP women’s hoops poll, UConn still No. 1

The Latest: Clemson goes back on top vs Notre Dame 9-3

The Latest on the College Football Playoff semifinals at the Cotton and Orange Bowls (all times EST): 5:05 p.m. Clemson freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence’s 25th touchdown pass of the season has put the No. 2 Tigers back ahead of No. 3 Notre Dame in the Cotton Bowl on Saturday. Justyn Ross caught the pass near … Continue reading The Latest: Clemson goes back on top vs Notre Dame 9-3

Heupel, Kelly, Saban are finalists for AP coach of year

UCF’s Josh Heupel, Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly and Alabama’s Nick Saban are the finalists for The Associated Press national college football coach of the year after leading their teams to unbeaten regular seasons. The winner will be announced Monday at noon EST. Heupel guided No. 7 Central Florida (12-0) to a second consecutive unbeaten season. … Continue reading Heupel, Kelly, Saban are finalists for AP coach of year

ATLANTA | Kelly relishes Irish role as playoff ‘new kids on the block’

ATLANTA— Sitting beside Nick Saban, Lincoln Riley and Dabo Swinney at a gathering of the College Football Playoff coaches, Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly referred to his team as “the new kids on the block.” The description fit. Saban has guided No. 1 Alabama, the defending champion, to its fifth straight playoff. Swinney and Clemson are … Continue reading ATLANTA | Kelly relishes Irish role as playoff ‘new kids on the block’

The Latest: Familiar teams battling for CFP championship

The Latest from college football’s bowl selection Sunday (all times Eastern): 5:30 p.m. Parity has become more prevalent in college football over the last few decades, but not at the very top. Notre Dame is now the 10th team to reach the four-team College Football Playoff in the five years of its existence. Alabama has … Continue reading The Latest: Familiar teams battling for CFP championship

The Latest: Tide-OU in Orange Bowl, Tigers-Irish in Texas

The Latest from college football’s bowl selection Sunday (all times Eastern): 12:45 p.m. Clemson is making its fourth College Football Playoff appearance with a new bowl experience against a first-timer in the four-team playoff. The ACC champion Tigers (13-0, No. 2 CFP) will play Notre Dame (12-0, No. 3 CFP) in the Cotton Bowl on … Continue reading The Latest: Tide-OU in Orange Bowl, Tigers-Irish in Texas