Saturating South Beach

It was an amazing scene Saturday as tens of thousands of Fighting Irish fans descended on South Beach to celebrate undefeated Notre Dame’s spot in the BCS title game. Ocean Drive was closed to traffic for several blocks, and taken over by swarms of fans (and restaurants that extended their outdoor seating) eager to enjoy   Read Full Post

The ND-Bama Link

In the late 1920s, a young man in the southern Arkansas town of Fordyce was starting to make quite a name for himself.  As a 13-year-old, he wrestled a captive bear in a promotion for a local movie theater, and gained a lifelong nickname.  He made the high school’s varsity football team as an eighth-grader,   Read Full Post