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Friday at 4: Farewell, Notre Dame fans


Drops ice cube into glass, pours drink, a strong drink. “Dear ‘Inside the Irish’ fans, ‘Inside the Irish’ foes and, of course, my parents —” That was the opening greeting in my first column here more than three years ago. It feels appropriate to reprise it now as I give a forced farewell. Those cheerier [more]

A delayed, but complete, Notre Dame season in Brian Kelly’s mind


It might not start on time, but Brian Kelly would be okay with that if it meant Notre Dame could still get in all 12 games this season. [more]