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FILE - Notre Dame running back C'Bo Flemister (20) is tackled by Iowa State defensive back Braxton Lewis (33), defensive back Datrone Young (2) and linebacker Jared Gescheidler (40) after rushing for yardage during the second half of the Camping World Bowl NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. With all the success Notre Dame has enjoyed its last three seasons, amassing a 33-6 record under coach Brian Kelly, it has been the inability to run the football successfully in big games that has curtailed the championship hopes of the Fighting Irish. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

Kelly's No. 7 Irish welcome Scott's rebuilding South Florida

Sep. 17, 2020 3:23 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — First-year South Florida coach Jeff Scott is looking forward to the gamble his Bulls are taking this Saturday in visiting No. 7 Notre Dame. The 39-year-old Scott, fresh off a 27-6 opening victory over The Citadel, is planning to roll the dice and see how things work out against the...

Former ITT students in Indiana to get $10M in debt relief

Sep. 15, 2020 8:17 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — More than 1,000 students who were enrolled at now-closed ITT Technical Institute campuses in Indiana are eligible for nearly $10 million in student loan forgiveness, the state’s attorney general announced Tuesday. Indiana's share of a $330 million national settlement follows...

No. 7 Irish defense shows talent and depth, USF up next

Sep. 15, 2020 3:21 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A week ago, Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah was looking ahead to Notre Dame’s season-opening game against Duke and had a prediction. “If our team chemistry continues to get better, we’ll be an even better team and an even better defense than the one last year,”...

Police respond to University Park Mall following a shooting on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Mishawaka, Ind. A shooting at the northern Indiana mall left one person dead and sent shoppers running for safety, authorities said. St. Joseph County Coroner Michael McGann said Saturday evening that one person was killed in the shooting about 3 p.m. at the mall. (Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP)

Authorities: 1 dead in shooting at Indiana shopping mall

Sep. 12, 2020 8:56 PM EDT

MISHAWAKA, Ind. (AP) — A shooting at a northern Indiana mall left one person dead and sent shoppers running for safety, authorities said. St. Joseph County Coroner Michael McGann said Saturday evening that one person was killed in the shooting about 3 p.m. at University Park Mall in Mishawaka. He did not...

No. 10 Notre Dame beats Duke 27-13 in ACC debut

Sep. 12, 2020 8:04 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Kyren Williams was ready to go in his starting debut at running back for Notre Dame. The No. 10 Irish rode the sophomore’s big day to a 27-13 victory over Duke on Saturday at rainy Notre Dame Stadium in the season and Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both teams....

Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich scores the game-winning run from third on a sacrifice fly by Ryan Braun during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in Milwaukee. The Brewers won 1-0. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Yelich scores on Braun's fly in 9th, Brewers beat Cubs 1-0

Sep. 12, 2020 12:03 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers are starting to get the kind of stellar pitching performances they’ll need for a successful late playoff run. Christian Yelich scored on Ryan Braun’s ninth-inning sacrifice fly, Brandon Woodruff pitched seven innings of one-hit ball and the Brewers beat...

Notre Dame COVID-19 protocols bar independent photographers

Sep. 11, 2020 10:08 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Associated Press and other news organizations and publishers will not have digital images from Saturday's Notre Dame's home game against Duke because of the school's COVID-19 restrictions on who is allowed in the stadium and on the field. Notre Dame is not allowing independent...

FILE - Notre Dame Jahmir Smith runs during an NCAA football game on Monday, Sept. 2 , 2019, in Louisville, Ky. With all the success Notre Dame has enjoyed its last three seasons, amassing a 33-6 record under coach Brian Kelly, it has been the inability to run the football successfully in big games that has curtailed the championship hopes of the Fighting Irish. No. 10 Notre Dame hopes to change that starting Saturday when Duke visits for the 2020 season opener. (AP Photo/Tony Tribble, File)

Book's No. 10 Irish begin ACC title quest vs. Brice and Duke

Sep. 10, 2020 3:43 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The last time quarterbacks Ian Book and Chase Brice shared the same football field, Brice got the last laugh on his way to a championship ring. When No. 10 Notre Dame entertains Duke in its inaugural Atlantic Coast Conference season opener Saturday, Book and Brice will get most of...

Ex-cop who shot Black man pleads guilty to ghost employment

Sep. 8, 2020 3:27 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A white former South Bend police officer whose fatal shooting of a Black man last year roiled then-Mayor Pete Buttigieg's presidential campaign pleaded guilty Tuesday to a felony charge stemming from an alleged on-duty sexual encounter he had a month before that shooting. Ryan...

FILE - Notre Dame running back Jafar Armstrong (8) rushes for yardage in front of Iowa State linebacker Mike Rose (23) during the first half of the Camping World Bowl NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Orlando, Fla. With all the success Notre Dame has enjoyed its last three seasons, amassing a 33-6 record under coach Brian Kelly, it has been the inability to run the football successfully in big games that has curtailed the championship hopes of the Fighting Irish. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

No. 10 Irish hope running game will be championship caliber

Sep. 8, 2020 3:22 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Championship teams are often built around great defenses and offenses that can run the ball when needed. With all the success Notre Dame has enjoyed its last three seasons, amassing a 33-6 record under coach Brian Kelly, it has been the inability to run in big games that has...