1. Irish Capsize Sinking Washington Ship

    Notre Dame took care of business on Saturday by dominating the Washington Huskies in all facets of the game, winning by a 33-7 margin for its first win away from home this season...

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  2. Irish Turnover Game To Tar Heels

    Notre Dame is still looking for its first road win of the season after a heartbreaking 29-24 loss to the North Carolina Tar Heels yesterday. Irish quarterback Jimmy Clausen had another career day, but despite his efforts he was also part of the problem.

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  3. On To Tampa For ALCS

    Now there's a phrase I never thought would be uttered with relation to the MLB playoffs, but with the Devil Rays (go ahead, fine me) defeating the White Sox 6-2 earlier tonight and the Red Sox edging the Angels 3-2 it became a reality...

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  4. Timber: Notre Dame Downs Stanford 28-21

    Despite the pathetic attempt of Stanford OL Chris Marinelli to pump up his team, the Irish managed to defeat the Cardinal 28-21 this past Saturday on a weekend that celebrated the 100th ...

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  5. Notre Dame Faithful: Are You a Fan or a Fanatic?

    I've had some time to think things over after ND's 23-7 loss to MSU and have come to a very important decision: if any of you honestly believed ND would go 11-0 heading into the season finale vs...

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  6. Man Vs. Skunk Bears

    License to kill skunk bears by the government of the United Nations. Man, free to kill skunk bears at will. To kill, you must know your enemy, and in this case my enemy is a varmint...

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  7. Aftermath of Notre Dame vs San Diego State

    This post probably could have come much earlier in the week, especially since I watched the recording immediately after getting back from South Bend...

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  8. "Here Come the Irish": Part Two on Notre Dame Songs

    Following along the same path of today's earlier post, the song of the day is brought to you in part by the University of Notre Dame...

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  9. Here Come The Irish: Part I

    Disclaimer: I got chills up my spine as I wrote the title of this post. To set the record straight, I am not your typical Notre Dame fan. My heritage did not raise me blue and gold through and through from birth like so many of my Domer friends...

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  10. Happy 100th Birthday Frank Leahy

    100 years ago today a coaching legend was born. Frank Leahy, an Irish Catholic, was born in O'Neil, Nebraska on August 27, 1908...

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  11. Is the NFL Hurting from the Current State of Rookie Contracts?

    In case you haven’t heard, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is not pleased with the current state of rookie contracts. “Money is not going to players that are performing. It's going to a player that never makes it in the NFL...

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  12. Chinese Gymnastics: Fool's Gold

    If you haven't been following women's gymnastics during the Olympics let me first provide a little background. The Chinese Women's Gymnastics team defeated the United States in the team all-around competition, earning a gold medal in the process...

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  13. Rich Rodriguez Is Never Wrong

    He's always wrong. Well, maybe that's a bit of an overstatement, but it has become apparent that he has trouble admitting that he is capable of wrongdoing...

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  14. Song Of The Day - July 28, 2008

    Today's featured song is a cover of the biggest hit from probably the greatest band to come out of Norway, a-ha. No doubt a one-hit wonder, a-ha's claim to fame was the product of it's debut album Hunting High and Low, which was released in 1985...

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  15. ESPN + College Football Live = Garbage

    Over the years I have become less and less of an ESPN fan. They have shelled out numerous stories with many factual inaccuracies and biases, and it's disappointing and contradictory that they claim to be the worldwide leader in sports...

    Brian Written by Brian about 6 years ago 1,471 reads 27 comments

  16. Will Fans Bale Christian Out?

    London news outlets are reporting that Christian Bale, who plays Bruce Wayne and Batman in The Dark Knight, has been arrested for allegedly beating his mother and sister...

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  17. Song Of The Day - July 24, 2008

    Today's rendition comes from that band across the pond whose music was considered innovative, creative, cutting-edge, inappropriate, weird, and awesome all at the same time. The Beatles are one of the greatest rock bands of all time...

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  18. Does Kevin Durant Deserve to Have His Jersey Retired by Texas?

    Earl Campbell. Roger Clemens. Ricky Williams. T.J. Ford. These are the names of the only athletes in Longhorns history to have their jerseys retired...

    Brian Written by Brian about 6 years ago 1,178 reads 10 comments

  19. Album Review: O.A.R. All Sides

    O.A.R. (Of A Revolution) released their sixth studio album All Sides last week, to both critical and fan distaste. Some see the new record as a bit too poppy and that's led to mixed reviews including ...

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  20. LPGA Gets (Sexy) New Image

    A division of a New York modeling agency called Wilhelmina is trying to create a new image for the LPGA. The women's tour is already a stark contrast to the PGA tour: LPGA players are far ...

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  21. Breaking And Entering

    If you're fond of our song of the day section you'll love what the guys at Breaking And Entering serve fresh to your interwebs on an (almost) daily basis. Saldivar, one of their writers, and I were in the NDDL (Notre Dame Drumline) together...

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  22. NCAA Football '09: PS3 Review

    Today, somewhat on a whim, I went out and purchased the NCAA Football ‘09 for PS3. We don't actually own one of the systems, but someone is at our house making it fair game for use...

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  23. Song Of The Day - July 15, 2008/MLB All-Star Edition

    If you're a regular here at Stars and Slights we're guessing that, like us, you're an avid sports fan. With that said, today's song of the day is in honor of the 79th MLB All-Star being ...

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  24. Swarbrick To Be Announced Notre Dame Athletic Director

    The wait is finally over! In a press conference on Wednesday Jack Swarbrick will be announced as the new Athletic Director at the University of Notre Dame...

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