New Kansas Coach: Charlie Weis and his pooch are back baby!!

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He is back. The pooch and his schematic advantage will once again be the top dog while trolling, or more accurately, standing on the sideline.

The Kansas University Jayhawks have tapped Charlie Weis as the man to replace Turner Gill and revitalize the football program in Lawrence.

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Notre Dame Football and Brian Kelly: How does this story end?

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Halfway through his second season at the pressure-packed helm of Notre Dame football, Brian Kelly has experienced horrible tragedy and made almost every mistake imaginable.

From the death of Declan Sullivan to horrible public admission that the players he recruited were on a different level than those he inherited, Kelly has done a lot in creating the minefield he has to navigate daily.

After finishing last season with a four-game winning streak and a lopsided bowl victory over one-time-rival Miami in the Sun Bowl, a lot was expected of the 2011 Fighting Irish.

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South Bend H.S. WR Breaks Record; 447 Yards Receiving in a Game

In South Bend, Indiana there’s a very special wide receiver named Gehrig Dieter playing for Washington High School. In front of two Notre Dame assistant coaches, in a game twice delayed by extreme heat (fitting as the Fighting Irish opener the next day was an extremely bizarre game begun in a 98 degree heat index and was delayed for hours by a powerful electrical storm system), Dieter set a new national record with 447 yards receiving and three touchdowns.

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UPDATE: Notre Dame-St. John’s Game Will Be Played Despite Winter Storm

Have you ever been driving on the Indiana Toll Road when a heavy band of lake effect snow hits you? When you’re driving along at over 60+ mph and then within minutes your total visibility gets reduced to nothing. It’s enough to make you feel it’s time to get your affairs in order.

Yes, Mother nature can be a fickle bitch as it’ll be nice, sunny and clear (but of course cold) on the western shore of Lake Michigan where our fair city resides, but a hellish landscape (remember in Dante’s Inferno, the last concentric circle of hell is not fire, but Lucifer trapped in ice) in southwest Michigan and northwest Indiana.

This particular blizzard, is even keeping the referee from making his appointed rounds for tonight’s college basketball game between the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and St. John’s Red Storm.

And that’s a shame because Steve Lavin isn’t visiting DePaul this year. It’s his one visit to the Chicago area.

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Finally! The Irish beat the Trojans … yes, I mean ND vs. USC

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He came to Notre Dame four years ago to win and make a difference on the field. Many would argue that he never came close to his goal … until tonight.

Robert Hughes’ heart, soul and determination led the Irish to their first victory over Southern Cal in the past nine years.He was benched more than once during his career. He was in South Bend when his brother was murdered. He watched his team fall apart … year after year …

But he never gave up.

And then, when it mattered the most, he stepped up and led his beloved Irish to victory.

By: Brian McCabe

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