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No. 21 Navy's defense concerns Kelly, No. 16 Irish

Nov. 15, 2019 11:35 AM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Preparing for Navy’s triple-option offense is an annual headache for Notre Dame, but it’s the Midshipmen’s defense that has coach Brian Kelly reaching for the aspirin. “I’m really impressed with their defensive structure,” Kelly said....

10 Democrats qualify for next week’s presidential debate

Nov. 14, 2019 3:54 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Ten Democratic presidential candidates have qualified for next Wednesday’s debate in Georgia, giving voters a smaller lineup on stage to consider even as the party’s overall field expands. The Democratic National Committee confirmed the lineup Thursday after reviewing polling...

Irish, Midshipmen both thankful for long-running series

Nov. 14, 2019 11:58 AM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The belated congratulations came to Roger Staubach on a February afternoon in 2008 at the Daytona 500. A Notre Dame alumnus wondered how Staubach, an owner of a NASCAR team with fellow Dallas Cowboys Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman, felt about Navy’s 46-44...

Mooney's 18 points help Notre Dame power past Howard, 79-50

Nov. 12, 2019 10:35 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The seamless play of Notre Dame big men John Mooney and Juwan Durham together on the basketball court extended right into a postgame interview together. "He took a page out of my book," Mooney said in mock braggadocio of his teammate when asked about the 6-foot-11 Durham's smooth...

Davis' 33 points, 10 boards lead Lady Vols past No. 15 Irish

Nov. 11, 2019 9:46 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Rennia Davis had a career-high 33 points and 10 rebounds to lead Tennessee past No. 15 Notre Dame 74-63 on Monday night. Davis became the first Lady Vol since Candace Parker with 30 points and 10 rebounds against a ranked opponent. Davis was 12 of 20 from the field, with five...

Lady Vols lose Zaay Green to torn ACL in her right knee

Nov. 11, 2019 9:05 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Tennessee guard Zaay Green has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee, leaving the Lady Vols without one of their top returning players. Lady Vols coach Kellie Harper announced before her team's 74-63 victory at No. 15 Notre Dame on Monday night that Green had hurt...

Klobuchar: Woman with Buttigieg's record would miss debate

Nov. 11, 2019 6:56 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The 2020 Democratic presidential primary campaign drew a record six female candidates to the field. But with just less than three months until voting starts, only one has risen to the top tier. Is it sexism or just politics? That's the debate that erupted Monday as one of those candidates,...

Trump, 2020 Dem contenders tout efforts to boost veterans

Nov. 11, 2019 6:40 PM EST

ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — On Veterans Day, President Donald Trump paid tribute to America's troops at a New York City parade as top 2020 Democratic candidates outlined their plans for the Department of Veterans Affairs, such as naming a woman to run the agency for the first time. The Democratic proposals,...

Goodwin leads Notre Dame past Robert Morris 92-57

Nov. 9, 2019 3:53 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Mike Brey liked what he saw at both ends of the court, and particularly in light of how young this college basketball season is. "This is what, 20 home openers?" Brey said of his time as Notre Dame coach following Saturday's 92-57 blowout victory over Robert Morris. "I don't know if...

No. 16 Notre Dame women beat Loyola (Md) 84-60

Nov. 8, 2019 8:44 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Katlyn Gilbert scored a career-high 24 points, Destinee Walker and Anaya Peoples each added 19 points and No. 16 Notre Dame beat Loyola (Md.) 84-60 on Friday night. Gilbert scored eight points in the first quarter as Notre Dame built a 19-7 lead. Walker had a team-high 13 points in...