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TALLAHASSEE, FL - OCTOBER 18: Jaylon Smith #9 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish hits Dalvin Cook #4 of the Florida State Seminoles during their game at Doak Campbell Stadium on October 18, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Get Ready To Debate One-Loss Playoff Contenders

Which one-loss team has the edge? So many pivotal games are still to come, and the temperature of the playoff change can be flipped and turned upside down any given week.

10/21/2014

SOUTH BEND, IN - OCTOBER 04: Everett Golson #5 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish passes against the Standford Cardinal at Notre Dame Stadium on October 4, 2014 in South Bend, Indiana. Notre Dame defeated Stanford 17-14. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Notre Dame’s Everett Golson Goes Head-To-Head With Reigning Heisman Winner, Jameis Winston

There is no disputing which game deserves the Heisman spotlight game this week. Notre Dame and Florida State will offer the biggest stage for a pair of Heisman Trophy candidates, Everett Golson of Notre Dame and the reigning Heisman Trophy winner from Florida State, Jameis Winston.

10/16/2014

SOUTH BEND, IN - OCTOBER 11: Amir Carlisle #3 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish is tackled by Sam Smiley #3 and Travis Hughes #9 of the North Carolina Tar Heels at Notre Dame Stadium on October 11, 2014 in South Bend, Indiana. Notre Dame defeated North Carloina 50-43. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Notre Dame Fighting For Respect Vs. Florida State

Until Notre Dame proves it can beat one of the elite programs in college football on a grand stage, the overall assessment of Notre Dame will be that it is good, but not good enough. But this season appears to be up for grabs with plenty of surprises still to come. Can Notre Dame offer one more surprise?

10/14/2014

STARKVILLE, MS - OCTOBER 04: Brandon Holloway #10 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs reaches for the goal line over Armani Watts #23 of the Texas A&M Aggies during the third quarter of a game at Davis Wade Stadium on October 4, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi. Mississippi State won the game 48-31. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: You Cannot Script Drama As Good As This

Each week of college football should be seen as a chapter, and the season the full novel. The only thing is, you cannot script drama this good.

10/07/2014

Stefanie Dolson #31 of the Connecticut Huskies shoots the ball against Taya Reimer #12 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the first half during the NCAA Women's Final Four Championship at Bridgestone Arena on April 8, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

UConn Routs Notre Dame 79-58, Wins 9th Women’s Title

The Huskies routed Notre Dame 79-58 Tuesday night in the first championship game featuring undefeated teams, winning their record ninth national title.

04/09/2014

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Residents Criticize Plan To Build Apartment Complex Next To Morningside Heights Cathedral

A petition opposing the project has already collected more than 1,100 signatures.

04/05/2014

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International Trips You Can Do In A Weekend

Many international destinations close to home may prove to be a better option than South Beach or Miami. Among the best international trips that can be done in a weekend are the Bahamas, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, Montreal and Vancouver.

01/21/2014

Memphis head coach Josh Pastner (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Monday Morning College Hoops Notebook; Memphis, Notre Dame & More

The Tigers are no longer in Conference-USA and that’s just what they were reminded of when they were beaten at home on Saturday by Cincinnati. Next up? A date Thursday with Louisville.

01/06/2014

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Forget Rudy: Bon Jovi’s Son Walks On At Notre Dame

Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger is arguably the most well-known walk-on player in the history of Fightin’ Irish football, but he’s about to have some company.

09/04/2013

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - JANUARY 07: Manti Te'o #5 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish tries to make a play on the ball against the Alabama Crimson Tide during the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship game at Sun Life Stadium on January 7, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Rookie Linebacker Manti Te’o Hopes To Jump Start A Dull Chargers Defense

Finally in the NFL, Manti Te’o is looking to give football fans everywhere reasons to forget about his fake girlfriend scandal. His performance with the San Diego Chargers may be just the thing to jolt his name back to football relevance.

08/26/2013

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Jon Rothstein’s ACC Offseason Notebook

With the additions of Pitt, Syracuse and Notre Dame, the ACC will officially become the old Big East when it comes to the NCAA selection process in 2014.

07/22/2013

John Swofford (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

ACC Officially Adds Notre Dame, Pittsburgh And Syracuse To Conference

The Atlantic Coast Conference officially becomes a 15-team league Monday with the additions of Pittsburgh, Syracuse and Notre Dame.

06/28/2013

Ohio State University President Gordon Gee (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Ohio State University President Gordon Gee To Retire Following Controversial Statements

Ohio State University President Gordon Gee announced his retirement Tuesday after he came under fire for jokingly referring to “those damn Catholics” at Notre Dame and poking fun at the academic quality of other schools.

06/04/2013

Ohio State University President Gordon Gee (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Ohio State President Jabs Notre Dame, Catholics; SEC Teams, Too

The president of OSU said Notre Dame was never invited to join the Big Ten because the university’s priests are not good partners, joking that “those damn Catholics” can’t be trusted, according to a recording of a meeting Gee attended last year.

05/30/2013

Head coach Fred Hoiberg of the Iowa State Cyclones. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Iowa State, SMU & More

Iowa State needs to get back to the way they initially built their program under Fred Hoiberg — taking transfers.

05/24/2013

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