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Outdoor hockey coming to Notre Dame Stadium?

A few years back the National Hockey League attempted to create a new tradition by playing an outdoor game on New Years Eve. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman foolishly suggested January 1 could become hockey’s day on the sports calendar, because nobody felt the need to remind him…




Who should be GameDay’s guest picker in Philly?

This week ESPN’s College GameDay will be on the road for the 300th time in program history. For the second time in that stretch, GameDay will visit the city of Philadelphia to lead up to this weekend’s primetime showdown between Notre Dame and Temple. The timing of…


Wife Knows Best: Week 1 College football picks

The ultimate domestic dispute resumes for Year 2 Last year I asked my wife to make picks for a handful of college football games each week. She obliged, and kicked my butt some weeks. Now she’s back and ready to get off on the right foot as we…




5 college football stadiums ready to drop the puck for the NHL

Football in baseball stadiums, baseball in football stadiums and hockey in baseball and football stadiums. We seem to be in an age where one sport transplanting its game into an unnatural surrounding seems to be pretty trendy. Gimmicky, sure, but why can’t we have a little fun…


Wife Knows Best: Week 11 College Football Picks

Sometimes a husband and wife do not see eye to eye, and this can lead to trouble. When it comes to picking college football games, my wife and I clearly are not seeing eye-to-eye with the slate of games I have cooked up for us to pick…