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ACC revenue up in 2020-21 with Notre Dame in football chase

May. 20, 2022 19:22 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference reported a record total of $578.3 million in revenue for the 2020-21 fiscal year with the addition of Notre Dame as a full football member for one season amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The league’s tax filing released Friday...

College football, XFL, Australian Open headline ESPN slate

May. 17, 2022 19:22 PM EDT

Three huge matchups to kick off the college football season, the XFL, a new Australian Open agreement and two new “30 for 30” documentaries were announced Tuesday by ESPN as part of its presentation to advertisers in New York. The five-year agreement with the XFL concluded the...

Freeman turns attention to recruiting after 1st Irish spring

Apr. 26, 2022 02:16 AM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Marcus Freeman couldn’t have wished for a better ending to his first spring as Notre Dame’s head coach. True freshman quarterback Steve Angeli’s 10-yard dash and dive to get the ball past the pylon on the final play for the touchdown gave the Gold a...

14 players in ACC ready to break out in 2022

Apr. 25, 2022 19:07 PM EDT

A look at Atlantic Coast Conference players this spring who are poised to have standout seasons this fall: ATLANTIC DIVISION BOSTON COLLEGE: TE George Takacs is a transfer from Notre Dame who started five games last season, serving largely as a blocker. But at...

For new coach Freeman, Notre Dame success starts in trenches

Apr. 11, 2022 14:59 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Prior to his first spring practice as Notre Dame head coach, Marcus Freeman didn’t mince his words to his Fighting Irish. “I kind of told them in the team meeting, I have a vision and identity I want for our team,” Freeman recalled. “And that’s to...

Kelly on leaving Irish for LSU: 'We were on different paths'

Apr. 07, 2022 17:17 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — On the first floor of the LSU Football Operations Center, left of the front desk, is the performance nutrition center. With high ceilings and a wall of windows brightening the space, the dining hall seats 170 people and serves meals day and night, often...

Notre Dame makes historic football game vs Tennessee State

Apr. 05, 2022 20:31 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame will make history in its 2023 home opener by hosting Tennessee State on Sept. 2, marking the first time the Fighting Irish have faced a Historically Black College or University. School officials made the announcement Tuesday and credited...

New coach Marcus Freeman liking his first Irish spring

Mar. 28, 2022 16:34 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A third of the way into his first spring practice as Notre Dame coach, 36-year-old Marcus Freeman likes what he is seeing from the Fighting Irish. “I love the way they are flying around,” Freeman said Saturday following the fifth of 14 practices ahead of...