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Breanna Stewart #30 of the Connecticut Huskies smiles with teammates late in the game against the Stanford Cardinal during the NCAA Women's Final Four semifinal at Bridgestone Arena on April 6, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

5 Things To Know About UConn-Notre Dame Title Game

They played each other 12 times over the previous three seasons. But with Notre Dame moving to the ACC, they didn’t play this year — setting up Tuesday night’s title game between the undefeated squads.

04/08/2014

CHAPEL HILL, NC - FEBRUARY 20: North Carolina Tar Heels fans storm the court after a win over the Duke Blue Devils during their game at the Dean Smith Center on February 20, 2014 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. North Carolina won 74-66.

Top 5 Greatest Team Rivalries In Sports

Ever since the poet Homer reported about fans eagerly lining the stands to see the Troy Trojans versus the Greek Diners, mankind has been enthralled by rivalries.

03/06/2014

Tommy Rees #11 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish passes during the New Era Pinstripe Bowl against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Notre Dame Tops Rutgers 29-16 At Pinstripe Bowl

Tommy Rees passed for 319 yards in his final college game, Kyle Brindza kicked five field goals and No. 25 Notre Dame muddled through a 29-16 victory against Rutgers in the Pinstripe Bowl on Saturday.

12/28/2013

Snow covers a goal marker before the New Era Pinstripe Bowl between the West Virginia Mountaineers and the Syracuse Orange at Yankee Stadium on December 29, 2012.  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Notre Dame-Rutgers Set To Square Off In Pinstripe Bowl At Yankee Stadium

Notre Dame finished 8-4 this season, but had no bowl affiliation this year. The spot in the Pinstripe Bowl was open because the Big 12 did not have enough Bowl-eligible teams.

12/09/2013

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Notre Dame Accepts Invitation To Pinstripe Bowl

The Irish will be making their fourth straight bowl appearance and will play an American Athletic Conference opponent.

12/07/2013

Everett Golson of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Golson Suspended From Notre Dame For Fall Semester

Quarterback Everett Golson was officially no longer enrolled at Notre Dame as of Friday, university spokesman Dennis Brown said Saturday night.

05/26/2013

Manti Te'o at 2013 NFL Combine (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Manti Te’o Clocked At 4.82 Seconds In 40-Yard Dash; Draft Stock Dropping?

The Notre Dame star and Heisman Trophy runner-up was clocked at 4.82 seconds in the 40-yard dash. NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock had said on Sunday that anything faster than 4.7 would be “phenomenal.” Anything 4.8 or over would be a “concern.”

02/25/2013

Manti Te'o (credit: J. Meric/Getty Images)

Mastermind Behind Manti Te’o Hoax: I Was Molested As A Child

The man who said he tricked Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o into falling for a fake woman he created online claims that the hoax had “everything to do” with escaping from real life because he had been molested as a child.

02/01/2013

Manti Te'o (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Ronaiah Tuiasosopo To Dr. Phil: I Was The Voice Of Lennay Kekua

Tuiasosopo said he was the voice of Kekua but initially refused to recreate it when pressed by McGraw. He eventually agreed to do the voice behind a privacy screen, something McGraw promised to show during part two of the interview on Friday.

01/31/2013

Manti Te'o (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Te’o Reiterates In Interview That He Had Nothing To Do With Fake Girlfriend Hoax

Manti Te’o said that the feelings he had for what turned out to be a fake, online girlfriend were real, and he reiterated that he had nothing to do with the hoax.

01/24/2013

Manti Te'o (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

GM Jerry Reese: Giants Will Interview Manti Te’o At NFL Scouting Combine

“We interview most all the players, and so we’ll interview him, just like we interview everybody else,” Reese said. “If he’s in the right spot, and we like him well enough, any of these guys could be a possibility, including him.”

01/23/2013

A photo of Diane O’Meara is attached to a quote from the fictional Lennay Kekua. (Credit: CBS This Morning)

Woman Whose Photo Was Linked To Lennay Kekua Says Hoaxer Confessed, Apologized

The woman whose photo was used as the “face” of the Twitter account of Manti Te’o’s supposed girlfriend said the man allegedly behind the hoax confessed and apologized to her.

01/22/2013

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Report: Te’o Hoaxers Stalked Linebacker Shortly Before BCS Title Game

Hoaxers continued to harass Manti Te’o up to two days before the BCS National Championship Game.

01/21/2013

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Te’o Hoaxes Spreading Across The United States

Te’o hoaxes are commonplace across social media in the United States.

01/19/2013

Manti Te'o (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: Tuiasosopo Admitted Hoaxing Manti Te’o To Friend

“(Tuiasosopo) told me that Manti was not involved at all, (that) he was a victim,” an unnamed woman said in a report. “The girlfriend was a lie, the accident was a lie, the leukemia was a lie. He was crying, he was literally crying.”

01/18/2013

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