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  • Fans fill a corner of Notre Dame Stadium during the second half Notre Dame's spring NCAA college football game Saturday April 12, 2014 in South Bend, Ind. The Blue Gold game marks the end of spring football practice. Artificial turf will be installed at the stadium in time for the start of the upcoming football season, athletic director Jack Swarbrick said. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

    Notre Dame to install artificial turf at stadium

    Notre Dame will break with tradition and replace the grass surface at the stadium known as the "House Rockne Built" and install artificial surface before the upcoming football season.


  • Jack Swarbrick, left, Notre Dame Vice President and Director of Athletics, left, and Kevin Plank, CEO and founder of Under Armour, hold up a jersey during a news conference Tuesday Jan. 21, 2014, in South Bend, Ind., announcing an agreement between Notre Dame and Under Armour that will outfit the university's athletic teams  (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

    Notre Dame switching from Adidas to Under Armour

    Under Armour Inc. CEO Kevin Plank recalls sleeping in the visiting locker room at Notre Dame Stadium back in 1997, invited to the game by Georgia Tech staff and forced to bunker down because he didn't have a hotel room.


  • Notre Dame to play at Fenway Park in 2014

    Notre Dame won't play a Big Ten opponent in 2015, the first time that's happened in more than 100 years, but the Fighting Irish will play a home game against Boston College at Fenway Park.


  • Notre Dame to play at Fenway Park in 2015

    Notre Dame won't play a Big Ten opponent in 2015, the first time that's happened in more than 100 years, but the Fighting Irish will play a home game against Boston College at Fenway Park.


  • Contract gives NBC Notre Dame rights through 2025

    NBC Sports Group announced a 10-year contract extension to televise Notre Dame football games Thursday, doubling the length of its previous agreement.


  • **FILE** Notre Dame forward Tom Knight (25) celebrates with Leprechaun Bryce Burton following an NCAA college basketball game against Louisville, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, in South Bend, Ind. Notre Dame won 104-101 in five overtimes. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

    Notre Dame will leave Big East for ACC this fall

    Notre Dame announced the move Tuesday, six months after it surprised the college sports world by opting to join the ACC in all sports except football and hockey.


  • Notre Dame coach Mike Brey during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Rutgers, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

    Notre Dame to play one more year in Big East before ACC move

    Notre Dame announced in September it was leaving the Big East to join the ACC, with its football program remaining independent. Big East bylaws require 27 months' notice from departing members, but athletic director Jack Swarbrick indicated he would at least talk to the Big East about the possibility of leaving early.


  • FILE - This Oct. 20, 2012 file photo shows Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly checking the replay screen during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Brigham Young in South Bend, Ind. For leading the Fighting Irish to the BCS championship game for the first time, Kelly was voted Associated Press college football coach of the year, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

    Brian Kelly unsure if Manti Te'o hoax affected linebacker's play

    Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly says he didn't see any sign linebacker Manti Te'o was affected by the girlfriend hoax leading up to the BCS game, but says in hindsight it may have been a factor.


  • Notre Dame to Te'o: Time to speak up

    Three days after news broke about his fake dead girlfriend, Manti Te'o is still mum and Notre Dame has urged the star linebacker to speak up _ and soon.


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