• Notre Dame grads buy page in school's student paper lambasting AD and coach
    Dr. Saturday

    Notre Dame grads buy page in school's student paper lambasting AD and coach

    Brian Kelly’s team was 4-8 in 2016. Some Notre Dame fans are so unhappy with the state of the school’s football team that they bought a page in the student paper to express their dissatisfaction. The ad appears in the Dec. 7 issue of The Observer student paper. It blames Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick for failures and expresses a lack of confidence in coach Brian Kelly.

  • Oregon president takes thinly-veiled shot at Brady Hoke
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    Oregon president takes thinly-veiled shot at Brady Hoke

    Brady Hoke had a miserable one-and-done at Oregon, and this piling on just adds to it. Brought in to turnaround the Ducks’ defense, Hoke instead was in charge of one of the worst units in the country.  Their play, in very large part, helped bring an abrupt end to Mark Helfrich‘s three-year tenure in Eugene. Helfrich was officially replaced by USF’s Willie Taggart earlier this week.  The boss of Taggart’s boss, UO president Michael Schill, had one piece of advice and one piece of advice alone for his new head football coach. Can we take that as confirmation that Hoke won’t be retained by the new regime?  At least statistically, though, the president has a point, no matter how clumsily or ill-advised

  • Navy slotbacks to honor late teammate during Army game
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    Navy slotbacks to honor late teammate during Army game

    The patch Navy slotbacks will wear. Navy’s slotbacks will wear a uniform patch for teammate Will McKamey during Saturday’s game vs. Army. McKamey died in the spring of 2014, three days after he collapsed during a practice.