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No. 5 Irish Survive Injury Scares, Beat Wake Forest 48-37

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) – Brandon Wimbush passed for a career-high 280 yards, ran for two touchdowns and shook off an injury as No. 5 Notre Dame won its seventh straight, beating Wake Forest 48-37 on Saturday in a game in which Irish running back Josh Adams missed the second half because of a concussion.

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Senate Confirms Judge Amy Coney Barrett, More Judges Coming This Week

WASHINGTON—Even the toughest critics of the Senate have something to celebrate this week, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) led his caucus to confirm two of President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees, with three more coming this week.

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FLYNN: ‘Inclusive’ ND Students Walking Out on Pence Commencement Address Miss Own Irony

No Notre Dame students walked out before walking on graduation day when Bill Cosby delivered the commencement address 27 years ago. Vice President Mike Pence, who does not socialize with women at venues serving alcohol let alone replace olives with roofies in the drinks of the gentler sex, received no such warm welcome in South Bend this weekend.

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NCAA: Notre Dame Must Vacate Wins After Academic Misconduct

The NCAA is ordering Notre Dame to vacate wins from its 2012 and 2013 football seasons because a student athletic trainer committed academic misconduct by doing substantial course work for two players and giving six others impermissible academic extra benefits.


Former Notre Dame Football Coach Lou Holtz ‘Wholeheartedly’ Endorses Trump

A week after getting Indiana Hoosiers legendary coach Bobby Knight’s endorsement, GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump picked up an endorsement from former Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz. Trump tweeted out the video of Holtz, who cited the real estate mogul’s “first class”


Indiana: 25 Student-Athletes to Watch in 2015-16

Yogi Ferrell’s decision to wait on the NBA gives the Hoosiers a chance for a run, he may not be the best basketball player in the state (Alec Peters, Valparaiso) or best athlete on his campus (Nate Sudfeld, 60% of passes completed all three years and 34 TDs to 13 interceptions). IUPUI’s soccer player Krissy Kirkhoff (pictured) also shines as one of the brightest stars in the state.

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Circuit Courts Strike Blows Against Religious Liberty

This week, various appeals courts across the country ruled on whether religious institutions should be exempted from the Obamacare contraception mandate. The court decisions make it all but inevitable that the Supreme Court will be forced in the next few months to consider whether religious institutions must cover contraception in violation of their religious freedom.