1. Irish Fans, Enjoy the Moment for What It Is: A Celebration of the Here and Now

    As I peruse the various media outlets covering Notre Dame football, it strikes me how much attention is being paid at this particular point in time to what the future holds for the Notre Dame program...

    Tim Stare Written by Tim Stare about almost 2 years ago 991 reads 55 comments

  2. Notre Dame's Fighting Irish Need a Conference Affiliation Less Now Than Ever

    Like most avid Notre Dame fans, I try to listen for Notre Dame as the subject of discussions on talk shows and panel shows as often as I can, whether it's ESPN's general programming, ...

    Tim Stare Written by Tim Stare about almost 2 years ago 1,418 reads 31 comments

  3. Notre Dame, Stanford, Duke, Northwestern Etc. to Be Helped by New Standards

    I was not on Bleacher Report a lot over the summer due to my career, so perhaps what I am writing here is redundant. If so, I am sorry...

    Tim Stare Written by Tim Stare about almost 2 years ago 560 reads 3 comments

  4. Golson, Rees, Golson, Rees...What Brian Kelly Is Really Up to with the Irish

    As closely as I can tell, nearly everyone who cares at all about Notre Dame football is either puzzled or concerned—or both—regarding Brian Kelly's handling of the quarterback situation...

    Tim Stare Written by Tim Stare about almost 2 years ago 450 reads 4 comments

  5. Notre Dame Nation: Let's Resolve to Show Our True Irish Character in 2012

    This article is not about Notre Dame football. It's about those who love Notre Dame football and read about Notre Dame football and write about and comment on Notre Dame football...

    Tim Stare Written by Tim Stare about over 2 years ago 966 reads 20 comments

  6. Brian Kelly's Game-Day Decisions Wearing on This Fighting Irish Supporter

    ' OK, I wasn't going to do this. I swore to God, I wasn't. Over and over again. To myself and then aloud, just to be sure...

    Tim Stare Written by Tim Stare about over 2 years ago 402 reads 16 comments

  7. Notre Dame vs. Boston College: Senior Day Not About the Players Alone

    Notre Dame prepares to celebrate Senior Day this Saturday during the game and during the festivities leading up to the game versus Boston College...

    Tim Stare Written by Tim Stare about almost 3 years ago 684 reads 3 comments

  8. Legends, Leaders, and Weak Non-Conference Games: Time to Clean It Up, Big 10/12!

    As a college football fan who lives in a predominantly Big 10 area (Wisconsin) but who does not have a Big 10 team as his favorite, I guess I'm a bit of an outsider on this page. Please pardon my intrusion...

    Tim Stare Written by Tim Stare about almost 3 years ago 158 reads 5 comments

  9. Andrew Hendrix: Vital Part of One-Two Irish Punch, or Decoy for Film Watchers?

    I want to ask you, my fellow BR readers and writers, if the thought has crossed your minds—as it has mine—that Andrew Hendrix's significant playing time in the Air Force ...

    Tim Stare Written by Tim Stare about almost 3 years ago 648 reads 32 comments

  10. "Touchdown Jesus" and His Mother Will Be in the Dark at Notre Dame This Weekend

    OKay...some of you will be mad because this article will not mention Brian Kelly, Michael Floyd, Bob DiAco or anyone else who sweats, grunts or otherwise labors in the service of Our Lady's favorite football team...

    Tim Stare Written by Tim Stare about over 3 years ago 1,071 reads 34 comments

  11. BCS: Time To Reward the Notre Dames and Dukes For Doing It the Right Way

    The NCAA football season is now behind us, and who among us isn’t going to miss it? The football, that is. I will admit that the scandals, suspensions and vacating of wins made for some interesting story lines...

    Tim Stare Written by Tim Stare about over 3 years ago 1,460 reads 26 comments

  12. Tiger Woods vs. Jack Nicklaus: Major No.18 Doesn't Mean Everything

    It has been a little over one year since Tiger Woods’ world changed forever. While not asked as often as it was prior to that, and prior to his injuries when he was winning ...

    Tim Stare Written by Tim Stare about over 3 years ago 3,349 reads 19 comments

  13. Catholics vs. Convicts: Irish Fans, Let's Give It a Rest...for Now

    It’s been redesigned. It’s fancier and much more colorful than the original. It can be yours today by ordering on-line for only $17.00 plus shipping and handling. It’s the “Catholics vs...

    Tim Stare Written by Tim Stare about over 3 years ago 148 reads 1 comments

  14. Naysayers Be Damned: Kelly's Fightin' Irish Are Poised for a Resurgence

    In considering the Notre Dame football 2010 regular season, I can't help but wonder where the Irish fit in on the college football landscape. Within the past season there was a lot of bad, but also a lot of good, especially at and near the end...

    Tim Stare Written by Tim Stare about almost 4 years ago 2,966 reads 80 comments