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The Notre Dame defense stayed in the game as long as they could but the lack of any offensive points wore them down eventually.
Notre Dame now knows what a major BCS contender looks like and how far they have to go if they are ever to relive the glory of the old days.
Brian Kelly has spoken about taking Notre Dame quarterback Tommy Rees to the next level.
‘‘That’s where we’re at right now,’’ Brian Kelly said ‘‘All the other stuff is just chat and opinions. Everybody is entitled to their opinions. His development now is, ‘How are they defending Tommy Rees?’ Tommy’s got to take that next step, and that is eight- and nine-man drops. How are you going to find a way to keep the chains moving?’’
He will be 9-3 if he beats them, Notre Dame’s best season in years. Arguably, if they win, they should be 11-1 only the defeat to USC was a game they did not deserve to win.
The losses to Michigan and USF were aberrations that would surely never happen again.
The Boston native knows family and friends will be calling incessantly to get tickets for the game at Notre Dame stadium.
"There's a lot of requests for tickets," Kelly told the Associated Press . "I don't even pick up the phone."
Ireland and Estonia tied in Dublin 1-1 tonight.
Estonia scored in the 56th minute when Vasilljev scored with a shot that Given should have saved.
Ireland had lead Estonia 1-0 following a goal by Steven Ward following a corner kick by Damien Duff.
Joe Paterno will be fired from his position as coach of Penn State over the sex abuse scandal that has hit the campus like a whirlwind.
The New York Times has reported the news and it is the right decision by the Penn State board.
Paterno canceled a press conference shortly before it was due to be held.
Joe Paterno should be fired by Penn State.
Legend he may be but covering up for a child sex abuser is unforgivable.
At the beginning of this year To Honor and Serve was considered in the top flight of three year olds, right up there with big race favorite Uncle Mo but an injury took him off the Triple Crown trail.
He made a sensational comeback at Saratoga,toying with an allowance field and then went on to easily defeat his rivals in the Kelso at Belmont.
Irish trainer Aidan O' Brien has never won the Breeders Cup Classic but has finished second twice.
It is one of the biggest prizes in racing.
The Irish American has increased the value of the team three-fold according to experts, to close to a billion dollars.
He doubled team revenue from $156 million to $286 million in 2009 --and he made them contenders for several years by hiring a top class manger in Joe Torre.