At the beginning of the 2019 Notre Dame football season, the Fighting Irish were expected to have a three-headed monster of Julian Okwara, Daelin Hayes and Khalid Kareem on the defensive line. Okwara and Kareem were even voted team captains in August.

Denny Hamlin adamantly insisted 'it's not over" after a critical mistake last week put the Daytona 500 winner on the verge of elimination from NASCAR's championship race.

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Ian Book trusted his legs to pick up chunks of yardage for No. 15 Notre Dame. The touchdowns came from his arm.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The progress made by Minnesota in coach P.J. Fleck's third season had been met by natural skepticism outside the long-languishing program, with even the most ardent fans in full prove-it mode for this game of unbeaten teams against Penn State.

The devil will always be in the details of any individual season, but there's very little we don't know about Indiana State's men's basketball team.

Notre Dame entered the 2019 season with two featured running backs: redshirt junior Tony Jones and redshirt sophomore Jafar Armstrong, the latter of which was listed as the starter for the season opener against Louisville.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the IndyCar Series were sold to Penske Entertainment Corp. in a stunning move Monday that relinquishes control of the iconic speedway from the Hulman family after 74 years.

Kevin Harvick and the Stewart-Haas Racing team had already been preparing for NASCAR's finale. With another win at Texas, they now know they will be racing for a Cup title in two weeks.

SOUTH BEND — With 3:22 to go in the game, Notre Dame trailed Virginia Tech, 20-14, and had the ball at their 13-yard line. Things looked bleak for the No. 16 Fighting Irish, as they hadn’t scored since the 11:45 mark of the second quarter. It seemed as if Notre Dame was destined for a second-straight loss, potentially sending them out of the Associated Press polls for the first time since 2017.

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