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  1. Nick Saban reflects on Alabama Crimson Tide Notre Dame Fighting I...

    Alex Scarborough

    As the Crimson Tide coach and a Catholic, Nick Saban is well-versed when it comes to the tradition of success at Alabama and Notre Dame.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2012
  2. Ara Parseghian, former Notre Dame Fighting Irish coach, to receiv...

    Former Notre Dame coach Ara Parseghian is being recognized for his contribution to the sport by the National College Football Awards Association.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2012
  3. Meyer's player policy no issue for AD

    Adam Rittenberg

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- From his 10th floor office across the street, Ohio State athletic director Gene Smith has an excellent view of the football practice fields next to the Woody Hayes Athletic Center. Smith only attended three practices this spring ...

    Blog | April 23, 2012
  4. Beckman will have to win over Illini fans

    Adam Rittenberg

    The next time a Big Ten fan base gets excited about a MAC coach likely will be the first. Big Ten fans want big names, even if they're more hyped than proven. There's a sense that Big Ten programs should be able to reach further than the MAC, even...

    Blog | December 09, 2011
  5. John Huarte

    Brian Kamenetzky

    The quarteback spurned USC and UCLA for South Bend and helped to launch the Ara Parseghian era at Notre Dame with a Heisman season in 1964.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2011
  6. John Huarte

    Brian Kamenetzky

    The quarteback spurned USC and UCLA for South Bend and helped to launch the Ara Parseghian era at Notre Dame with a Heisman season in 1964.

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2011
  7. NU to sweeten deal for coveted Coach Fitz

    Adam Rittenberg

    Many think Pat Fitzgerald's departure from Northwestern is a foregone conclusion. Why would a coach with so much upside stick around a program with limited tradition and resources? Northwestern rarely has been able to retain its most successful co...

    Blog | January 13, 2011
  8. Imagination station

    Adam Rittenberg

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Like most college football fans, Ara Parseghian watched the Michigan State-Notre Dame game in Week 3 from the edge of his seat. As the Spartans lined up for the potential tying field goal in overtime, Parseghian thought the Spart...

    Blog | October 24, 2010
  9. Michigan State-Northwestern pregame

    Adam Rittenberg

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- The wind is blowing to the northeast, and the heavy rain is supposed to hit soon here at Ryan Field. A couple of pregame notes: Northwestern junior superback Drake Dunsmore went through warm-ups after tweaking his ankle in pr...

    Blog | October 23, 2010
  10. Big Ten lunch links

    Adam Rittenberg

    Happy birthday to my little sister, who has no interest in college football and attends a school with a mollusk for a mascot. Let's begin with the coaching change at Minnesota: Columns from Patrick Reusse, Sid Hartman, Bob Sansevere and Charley W...

    Blog | October 18, 2010
  11. Legendary coach Ara Parseghian addresses Notre Dame Fighting Iris...

    Ara Parseghian knows a thing or two about winning football games at Notre Dame and the 87-year-old former Fighting Irish coach delivered a message to the current team Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2010
  12. Jim Dent: Parseghian keeps his promise to Notre Dame

    Jim Dent

    Ara Parseghian arrived at Notre Dame in 1964 with a promise to inject new life back into a storied program. He kept his word.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2009
  13. Big Ten villains, past and present

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg There's enough hero worship in college football these days. Let's talk about the villains. Which player, coach or opponent haunts your favorite Big Ten team like none other? Some Penn State fans might ...

    Blog | August 17, 2009
  14. Northwestern extends Fitzgerald through 2015

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Pat Fitzgerald has changed the face of Northwestern football, and, in the process, has become the face of the Wildcats program. Northwestern took a big step toward keeping the face in place Tuesday, rewarding ...

    Blog | June 23, 2009
  15. Fitzgerald doesn't see Northwestern as pit stop

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg Most outsiders view Northwestern as a stepping stone, the type of place an up-and-coming young coach would leave as soon as a better opportunity presented itself. History supports the belief. Ara Parseghian le...

    Blog | April 17, 2009
  16. Big Ten Saturday: Badgers' youth movement begins tonight

    Adam Rittenberg

    Posted by's Adam Rittenberg The game day reading begins with an excellent story I read over breakfast this morning. Josh Oglesby and John Clay were blue-chip recruits who elected to stay in their home state and attend Wisconsin. Both redshir...

    Blog | October 11, 2008