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Top Summer Jobs for Locked Out NFL Stars

From comedy to coffee, here's how players are getting by

(Newser) - With the NFL lockout dragging on, a lot of players might just be looking for work. Thankfully, Bleacher Report is here to help. Here are some gigs that top players are trying out:
  • Comedian—You don’t need to do years of standup to get a comedy gig; you just
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At Notre Dame, Brian Kelly Begins 'Dream' Job

Coach moves from undefeated Cincinnati to uninspiring Irish

(Newser) - The University of Notre Dame introduced its 29th football coach, with Brian Kelly jumping from undefeated and Sugar Bowl-bound Cincinnati to a Fighting Irish team that never lived up to expectations under Charlie Weis. “It’s no longer a dream, it’s a reality,” said the 48-year-old Kelly,... More »

Fan Punches Notre Dame QB

Jimmy Clausen mixes it up outside a bar after UConn loss

(Newser) - An angry fan sucker-punched Notre Dame quarterback Jimmy Clausen outside a South Bend bar after the team’s loss to UConn, reportedly giving him at least one black eye. Though police say they haven’t had any reports relating to Clausen, sources tell the Chicago Tribune that he got into... More »

Notre Dame Ends 15-Year Bowl Drought

First post season win in 15 years

(Newser) - Jimmy Clausen set Notre Dame bowl records with 406 yards passing and five touchdowns to lead the Irish to their first postseason victory in 15 years—a 49-21 shellacking of Hawaii in the Hawaii Bowl. Golden Tate had six catches for 177 yards and three touchdowns, including a 69-yarder that... More »

Notre Dame Won't Release QB from Scholarship

Demetrius Jones heads to Northern Illinois

(Newser) - Notre Dame has refused to release sophomore QB Demtrius Jones from his scholarship, saying that they did not think his departure "was handled appropriately."  Jones was named the starter heading into the season, but was demoted after a poor performance in a season opening 33-3 loss to... More »

Notre Dame Hands Freshman the Reins

QB will try to revive struggling Irish offense

(Newser) - With his team still licking the wounds from its season-opening loss to Georgia Tech, Notre Dame coach Charlie Weis has tapped a new QB: Freshman Jimmy Clausen will start for the Irish Saturday against Penn State. Said Weis, "I think that he was always ready mentally. It's just his... More »

ND Selects Starting QB for Opener

Weis stays mum on name, says candidates have it 'all figured out'

(Newser) - Charlie Weis has told his QBs who'll suit up for Notre Dame's season opener against Georgia Tech. The coach says the choice is obvious, the Chicago Sun-Times reports, but he's aiming to retain the element of surprise by not releasing the name—except to the players."They've known for... More »

Weis Stays Mum on Irish's Starting QB

3 recruits compete for final slot, but no clear frontrunner

(Newser) - Notre Dame coach Charlie Weis has yet to name a starting QB for the season, and won't until that season kicks off against Georgia Tech in September. Three recruits, Evan Sharply, Jimmy Clausen and Demetrius Jones, are vying to fill the pocket cleared by the beloved Brady Quinn, but the... More »

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