Irish talk of softening schedule a little
Notre Dame vs. Louisiana-Monroe? Notre Dame vs. Eastern Michigan? Notre Dame vs. UAB?
Affronts to tradition? Sure.
Out of the question? Not hardly.
College football's peculiar institution -- which bows to no conference commissioner, has its own network and grazes from coast to coast for prestigious opponents -- could be changing its scheduling philosophy. Realizing the value of seven (or even eight) home games as a source of revenue and victories, Notre Dame is weighing whether ...
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