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April262002
Brad Lidge makes MLB debut with Astros
World Series winning closer, Brad Lidge, makes his MLB debut.
Keywords: baseball, brad lidge, paul maineiri, houston astros, washington nationals
May92002
Dan Devine passes away
After a long coaching career, Dan Devine passed away at the age of 82.
Keywords: dan devine, football, minnesota duluth, michigan state, arizona state, missouri, frank leahy, ara parseghian, father hesburgh, father joyce, national championship
May262002
Hesburgh earns 150th honorary degree
Father Hesburgh receives yet another honorary degree and pushes forward into the record books.
Keywords: father hesburgh, university of san diego, guinness book of records
August312002
The Ty Willlingham Era Begins
First year head coach, Tyrone Willingham notches a shut out in the Kickoff Classic.
Keywords: football, ty willingham, maryland, giants stadium, kickoff classic, shane walton, vontez duff, nicholas setta, terry brennan, texas
September72002
Winning Without An Offense
Willingham would begin his career at Notre Dame with a 2-0 record.
Keywords: football, purdue, ty willingham, gerome sapp, lionel bolen, vontez duff
September142002
Notre Dame - Michigan XXX
The 30th matchup between Notre Dame and Michigan would not be the cleanest game ever played, but all three components of the Irish team would contribute towards the win.
Keywords: football, michigan, carlyle holiday, nicholas setta, ryan grant, shane walton
September212002
What A Difference A Coach Makes
With a too-early-to-be-true comparison to Ara Parseghian, first year head coach Ty Willingham's team finds a way to win up in East Lansing.
Keywords: football, michigan state, ty willingham, carlyle holiday, ryan grant, arnaz battle, shane walton, gerome sapp, maurice stovall, pat dillingham, bob davie, megaphone trophy, sports illustrated
October262002
Ty brings Notre Dame to 8-0
Notre Dame seems to be legit after posting an 8-0 record to start the season.
Keywords: football, florida state, ty willingham, carlyle holiday, arnaz battle, boston college
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