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Loser of Notre Dame-Temple game in 2014 is Penn State

Friday, February 18, 2011, 3:07 PM
Notre Dame comes to visit Philadelphia for an Oct. 11 date with Temple at Lincoln Financial Field in 2014, assuming the Mayan calendar is wrong. And the biggest loser that day could be Penn State. In the press release announcing the three-game series with Temple, Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly said:... Read more

Notre Dame series with Temple to start in Philly in 2014

Thursday, February 17, 2011, 4:09 PM
Now you know why this blog is called NotreDamus. It was predicted in July 2010 that football talks between Notre Dame and Temple were serious. http://www.philly.com/philly/sports/colleges/temple/98622184.html The three-game series will start in 2014, with the first game the Linc on Oct. 11. The... Read more

Niklas Signs, Tuitt Stays, Giving Notre Dame Huge Recruiting Day

Wednesday, February 2, 2011, 12:31 PM
This just in from California and the LA Times: The Irish beat out dreaded rival USC for Troy Niklas, the Los Angeles Times' lineman of the year, the premier lineman in Southern California. Niklas, from Anaheim Servite, wanted to go to Stanford, but his academics weren't good enough. No word from Harvard... Read more
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John Quinn, 57, is sports editor at the Philadelphia Inquirer and is a third generation member of the Subway Alumni.

His grandfather used to listen to the radio and yell out to his son playing on the hardscrabble streets of Corona, Queens: “Bill Shakespeare just threw another touchdown pass!”
His father used to listen to the transistor radio and yell out to his son playing for Stony Brook on Long Island: “Joe Montana just threw another touchdown pass!”
He listens to the radio and yells out to his son watching Phineas and Ferb on a 46-inch HDTV: “Dayne Crist just threw another touchdown pass!” Meanwhile, Jack, 9, will not be a fourth generation member of the Subway Alumni. Reach John at jquinn@phillynews.com.

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