The introduction of new schemes, the clarifying of depth charts, the arrival of future freshmen who could make or break the next season: There’s a lot at stake during spring football, which is serious business across the U.S., but especially in South Bend. Four months after its loss to Clemson in the College Football Playoff semifinal, Notre Dame reconvened to prepare for 2019, taking the field on April 13 for the 90th annual Blue-Gold game. SI photographer Erick W. Rasco spent three days with the team, chronicling the Irish awakening.
Henry Cejudo defended his title this past weekend against former bantamweight titlist turned flyweight, TJ Dillashaw. Sports Illustrated Photographer Erick W. Rasco went ringside to cover the main event and undercards in Brooklyn, NY.