How to watch Cincinnati vs. Notre Dame: TV channel, live stream, kickoff time for today’s college football game

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It’s Cincinnati vs. Notre Dame this afternoon as the Irish host a top-10 match-up in South Bend for the second straight season. Live coverage begins on TV and live streaming at 2:30 P.M. ET on Peacock and NBC. Peacock will stream Notre Dame home games for Premium subscribers. Once you’re signed up you can find live coverage to all of the streaming services  premium sports in the “browse” section of the Peacock app and on

The #9 Irish are 4-0 this season, most recently picking up back-to-back Big Ten wins against Purdue and #18 Wisconsin over the past two weeks. The Irish trailed 13-10 early in the fourth quarter but scored 31 unanswered points in last Saturday’s 41-13 blowout over the Badgers. Defensively, it was the team’s best game of the season. The Irish held Wisconsin to 318 total yards on offense–the fewest Notre Dame has allowed this season–and forced a season-best 5 turnovers. Saturday’s victory marked head coach Brian Kelly’s 106th win making him the winningest coach in Fighting Irish history. The previous record was set by legendary coach and 1951 College Football Hall of Fame inductee Knute Rockne.

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The #7 Bearcats are coming off a bye week and are also undefeated this season, outscoring their opponents 129-45 in the first 3 wins, including a 38-24 come-from-behind victory at Indiana. Fourth-year starting quarterback Desmond Ridder leads the team’s offense. He finished last season with a total of 2,296 yards and rushed for 592 yards with 31 total touchdowns and 9 interceptions, earning the award for AAC Offensive Player of the Year.

Today’s game will be the second-ever meeting between the two programs and the first since 1900 when the Irish won 58-0 at home against the Bearcats.

How to watch Cincinnati vs. Notre Dame on TV:

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When will UCLA, USC join the Big Ten Conference?


The Big Ten has served as one of the nation’s premier intercollegiate athletic conferences for over 125 years. Originally founded by a group of seven universities led by Purdue president James H. Smart, the group has grown by leaps and bounds since its formation in 1896. The conference that was originally comprised of seven teams grew to an eventual 14, and is now set to expand to 16 with the groundbreaking addition of UCLA and USC to the Big Ten.

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When will USC, UCLA join the Big Ten?

Crosstown rival programs USC and UCLA both announced in summer 2022 that they will leave the Pac-12 Conference for the Big Ten on August 2, 2024.

The move rocked the college football world, considering the length of time that both schools were members of their previous conference. USC had held Pac-12 membership since 1922, winning a total of 39 conference football titles and nine basketball titles in that span. The UCLA Bruins were a part of the group since 1928, taking home 16 football and 32 basketball conference titles in those years.

UCLA and USC’s transition was announced on the heels of Oklahoma and Texas confirming their departure for the SEC last season, a move that is set to transpire ahead of the 2025 college football season.

Come 2024, the Pac-12 will be comprised of only 10 members, while the Big Ten will stretch from coast to coast.

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What schools are in the Big Ten Conference?

  • University of Michigan
  • Ohio State University
  • Penn State University
  • University Maryland
  • Michigan State University
  • Indiana University
  • Rutgers University
  • Purdue University
  • University of Illinois
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Wisconsin
  • University of Nebraska
  • Northwestern University
  • USC (will join in 2024)
  • UCLA (will join in 2024)

Why is it called the Big Ten?

Despite its current 14 members, the conference retains its title of “Big Ten” to this day. The name originated after Michigan rejoined in 1917, bringing the membership from nine to 10 teams. Media members were the first to dub the group the “Big Ten”, which was eventually confirmed as the conference’s official name in 1987.

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How can I watch Big Ten football, basketball and more?

While Big Ten football coverage for the 2023 season will be split among NBC, Fox and CBS, NBC and Peacock will be the home of the conference’s biggest game every week with Big Ten Saturday Night. NBC Sports’ new agreement with the Big Ten will also feature coverage of several men’s and women’s basketball games, Olympic sports, golf and more.

It became official in August of 2022 that NBC will air Big Ten Saturday Night on NBC and Peacock, with a primetime football game each fall weekend.

How to watch the 2023 All-American Bowl: TV channel, live stream info, start time, rosters, and more


The 2023 All-American Bowl takes place this Saturday, January 7 inside the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas as 100 of the nation’s top senior football players will go head-to-head in this highly anticipated all-star game.

Live coverage begins at 1:00 PM ET on NBC and Peacock. See below for additional information on how to watch the 2023 All-American Bowl.

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The All-American Bowl made its debut in December 2000 at Highlander Stadium in Dallas, Texas and since then has become one of the most-watched high school sporting events in America. Notable alumni that have participated in the event include NFL Wide Receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (2011), Dallas Cowboys Running Back Ezekiel Elliot (2013), Jacksonville Jaguars QB Trevor Lawrence (2018), former Broncos QB Tim Tebow (2006), former Cleveland Browns OT Joe Thomas.

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How to watch the 2023 All-American Bowl:

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