A state appeals court has ruled that the widow of a former Notre Dame football player can proceed with claims in a lawsuit that said her husband was disabled by and ultimately died from concussion-related head injuries suffered during his college career.
The school on Tuesday ripped the Indianapolis-based NCAA for its decision to vacate the wins and immediately said it would appeal. It marked the fourth time in history the NCAA has cited Notre Dame for a major rules violation.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence said Monday that his "strong bias for the public's right to know" will weigh heavily as he decides whether to veto a measure that would shelter police departments at Notre Dame and 10 other Indiana private colleges.