Posts tagged Fighting Irish

Duane Rankin’s Week 13 forecast

By | November 20, 2012 6:42 pm | 0 Comments

 

Here are three college football games worth watching in Week 13. Game of the week: No. 1 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (11-0) at USC Trojans (7-4, 5-4 Pac-12), Saturday, 8 p.m., WJET (ABC). Pregame rant: This is pretty simple. The Irish win, they’re playing for a national title. Notre Dame hasn’t won it all since… View Article

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Duane Rankin’s Week 10 forecast

By | October 30, 2012 10:10 pm | 0 Comments

 

Here are three college football games worth watching in Week 10. Game of the week: No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide (8-0, 5-0 SEC) at No. 5 LSU Tigers (7-1, 3-1 SEC), Saturday, 8 p.m., WSEE (CBS). Pregame rant: As good as this game will be, we don’t want to see the Tide and Tigers play… View Article

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Duane Rankin’s Week 9 recap

By | October 30, 2012 7:46 pm | 0 Comments

 

Let’s recap Week 9 shall we? Game of the week: No. 5 Notre Dame at No. 8 Oklahoma Final score: Irish 30, Sooners 13 Pregame rant: This is the Irish’s toughest test yet. Oklahoma’s lone loss was to No. 4 Kansas State, which has risen to the top of the Big 12. It’s a classic… View Article

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Duane Rankin’s Week 9 forecast

By | October 22, 2012 11:56 pm | 0 Comments

 

Here are three college football games worth watching in Week 9. Game of the week: No. 5 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (7-0) at No. 8 Oklahoma Sooners (5-1, 3-1 Big 12), Saturday, 8 p.m., WJET (ABC) Pregame rant: This is the Irish’s toughest test yet. Oklahoma’s lone loss was to No. 4 Kansas State, which… View Article

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Duane Rankin’s Week 7 recap

By | October 15, 2012 6:56 pm | 0 Comments

 

Let’s recap Week 7, shall we? Game of the week: No. 17 Stanford at No. 7 Notre Dame Final score: Irish 20, Cardinal 13 (OT) Pregame rant: The Irish have an offensive-minded coach in Brian Kelly, but have relied on their defense to win games. Allowing 7.78 points a game, Notre Dame is second only… View Article

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Duane Rankin’s Week 7 forecast

By | October 9, 2012 10:52 am | 0 Comments

 

Here are three games worth watching in Week 7. Game of the week: No. 17 Stanford Cardinal (4-1, 2-1 Pac-12) at No. 7 Notre Dame Fighting Irish, (5-0), Saturday, 3:30 p.m., WICU (NBC). Pregame rant: The Irish have an offensive-minded coach in Brian Kelly, but have relied on their defense to win games. Allowing 7.78… View Article

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Duane Rankin’s Week 4 forecast

By | September 17, 2012 9:58 pm | 0 Comments

 

Here are three games worth watching in Week 4. Game of the week: No. 10 Clemson Tigers (3-0,0-0 ACC) at No. 4 Florida State Seminoles (3-0, 1-0 ACC), Saturday, 8 p.m. WJET (ABC). Pregame rant: So much talent on both teams here, but if the Seminoles are a national title contender, they’ll handle the Tigers…. View Article

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Duane Rankin’s Week 3 recap

By | September 17, 2012 7:12 pm | 0 Comments

 

Let us recap Week 3, shall we? Game of the week: No. 2 USC at No. 21 Stanford Final score: Cardinal 21, Trojans 14. Pregame rant: The Cardinal want to prove they’ve been more than Andrew Luck, but they’re going to need a lot of luck to get past the Trojans. Barkley has 10 touchdown… View Article

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Duane Rankin’s Week 2 recap, Week 3 forecast

By | September 12, 2012 12:05 am | 0 Comments

 

Let us recap Week 2, shall we? Game of the week: No. 7 Georgia at Missouri Final score: Bulldogs 41, Tigers 20 Pregame rant: Sheldon Richardson set it off by describing Georgia as playing “old-man football” following the Bulldogs’ 45-23 win against Buffalo. “I watched that game. I turned it off, too,” said Richardson in… View Article

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McBride talks family, Final Four and future

By | May 11, 2012 11:19 pm | 0 Comments

 

Erie Times-News sports reporter Duane Rankin caught up with Notre Dame sophomore Kayla McBride at the Erie Spring Classic AAU basketball tournament Friday at Gannon University. The former Villa Maria Academy star talked about her AAU playing days, playing in the 2012 Final Four and the future of Notre Dame basketball.

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