Army

Weekend notes: Guess goes home, Army 180, and BK’s back

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Assistant director of strength and conditioning Lorenzo Guess has left Notre Dame for a similar position at his alma mater Michigan State. Guess, who played basketball and football for the Spartans, hails from Michigan and was coached by Michigan State head coach Mark Dantonio when Dantonio was a position coach and Guess was a safety. [more]

Five things we learned: Notre Dame vs. Army

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NEW YORK — As the Irish started their jog for the Yankee’s dugout after the game, strength and conditioning coach Paul Longo gave defensive coordinator Bob Diaco a very large bear hug. This was one of those jubilant celebratory embraces, the byproduct of both men’s work culminating in another absolutely dominant defensive performance and a [more]

Welcome to New York

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Reporting live from our Midtown hotel, it’s time to go to bed… But not after spending much of the evening running into Notre Dame people that covered the city of New York. Every place we went, we seemed to run into somebody wearing a Irish logo. Jogging Central Park this afternoon, I bobbed and weaved [more]

Pregame Twelve Pack: Big Apple edition

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It’s Friday, so that means another Pregame Twelve Pack, this one a special Yankee Stadium edition. Here’s twelve fun facts, tidbits, leftovers and miscellaneous musings as the Irish prepare to play Army at Yankee Stadium in primetime on NBC. 1. If a picture is worth a thousand words, the New York Times just spotted us [more]

Irish need to battle the chop blocks

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Yesterday, Brian Kelly met with the assembled beat writers and a conversation on chop blocks broke out. Doing his best to deflect the issue while still letting it be known that illegal chop blocks are a huge advantage for triple option teams, Kelly flashed his political chops at their best in his dealing with the [more]