Notre Dame Cancels Michigan Rivalry?!?!?

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Notre Dame has notified Michigan that they will be cancelling their series with the Wolverines after the 2014 season. This announcement is a result of Notre Dame’s recent deal with the ACC. The deal states that the Irish will play five football games per season vs. ACC opponents once Notre Dame moves their athletic allegiance the ACC starting in 2014. However, Notre Dame will still be considered an independent in football.

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College Football 77 in 77: #66 Navy Midshipmen

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“In the Navy, come on protect the Motherland. In the Navy, come on and join your fellow man.” In the Navy, at least in the college football program, you can also run the triple option, a very fun offense if you don’t care much about passing. Hey, it works though.

Just bear in mind when they play their traditional showcase rivalry game with Army that the number of total passes will be on par with a Decatur Staleys-Canton Bulldogs contest from the 1920s.

On a side note, television broadcasts of Navy Midshipmen games need to tone way down the military-industrial complex infomercial component.  I was all excited when Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 executed Osama bin Laden too, but the mainstream sports media is so in bed with the service academies that it severely detracts from the simple joy of watching college football.

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Notre Dame Does Not Need Big Ten Expansion


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The identity of the Notre Dame football program always has been one-of-a-kind. So now the question posed to university administrators, alumni, fans and athletes, “Does being independent in football weigh enough as part of our tradition?” The answer could determine how stubborn the Irish can be toward joining the Big Ten Conference — and all of college football is waiting.

By Kevin Hunt

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