The Early Lead: Notre Dame


Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 01/21/2014

Notre Dame’s Under Armour deal is largest in college sports

Fighting Irish leave Adidas after 17 years.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:27 PM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College sports, Notre Dame

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 09/21/2013

Touchdown Jesus turns 50 at Notre Dame

Fighting Irish football games wouldn’t be the same without the iconic artwork keeping watch.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:31 PM ET, 09/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Notre Dame, Touchdown Jesus

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 03/22/2013

Obama picks Baylor over Notre Dame in NCAA women's final

President sticks with his 2012 pick, going with the Bears over Notre Dame in the title game.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:48 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baylor, NCAA tournament, Notre Dame

Posted at 05:03 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Notre Dame to ditch neon green uniforms for NCAA tournament opener

The Fighting Irish will sport a more traditional look.

By Rick Maese  |  05:03 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NCAA tournament, Notre Dame

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Obama doesn't like Notre Dame's uniforms so he's getting one

The president's criticism of the Fighting Irish prompts the company to send him his very own jersey.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:18 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College basketball, NCAA tournament, Notre Dame, President Obama

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 03/15/2013

Notre Dame uniforms are shockingly green

Fighting Irish advance in Big East tournament in their Adidas highlighter duds.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:53 AM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Big East tournament, College basketball, Notre Dame

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 02/19/2013

Manti Te'o hopes NFL scouts look at his play, not hoax

Notre Dame linebacker heads into scouting combine hoping that his NFL draft stock won't fall.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:02 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Manti Te'o, NFL, NFL draft, Notre Dame

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 01/31/2013

Ronaiah Tuiasosopo was in love with Manti Te'o, Dr. Phil says

First part of interview with man who allegedly pulled hoax on Notre Dame star airs today.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:34 AM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Manti Te'o, Notre Dame

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 01/23/2013

Manti Te'o to Katie Couric: "What would you do?"

Brian Te'o says his son is "not a liar. He's a kid."

By Cindy Boren  |  09:42 AM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Manti Te'o, Notre Dame

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 01/20/2013

Manti Te'o: Funny or Die plays it for laughs (video)

Turns out that a hoax involving a fake dead girlfriend is comedy gold.

By Cindy Boren  |  05:00 PM ET, 01/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Manti Te'o, Notre Dame

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 01/20/2013

Katie Couric to interview Manti Te'o

Notre Dame linebacker and his family will discuss what he says is a hoax involving a girlfriend who did not exist...and her death.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:39 PM ET, 01/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Manti Te'o, Notre Dame

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 01/17/2013

Manti Te'o hoax: Teoing, Taiwanese animation and "The Usual Suspects"

The hoax involving Notre Dame's linebacker is a meme, among other things.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:00 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Manti Te'o, Notre Dame

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 01/17/2013

Manti Te'o, representatives missed chance to release story of hoax, report says

After investigation, Notre Dame left it up to Te'o to reveal that his girlfriend did not exist.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:12 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Manti Te'o, Notre Dame

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 01/17/2013

Manti Te'o: Dead girlfriend story is a hoax

A Notre Dame legend turns into a truly bizarre story of deception.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:11 AM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Manti Te'o, Notre Dame

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 01/17/2013

Manti Te'o: NFL player says he met girlfriend

Reagan Mauia says that Lennay Kekua is real.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:29 AM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College Football, Manti Te'o, Notre Dame