CSNChicago.com is taking a look back at what turned out to be a memorable year in the Windy City, by counting down the 13 biggest Chicago sports stories of 2013.
In August, few outside Notre Dame's locker room expected the Irish to play for a National Championship.
Most years the No. 3 ranked player in a recruiting class choosing to attend Duke would be a simple case of the rich getting richer.
In the sense of competing for a National Championship, getting their degrees and being captains on the team that brought Notre Dame back, the decisions of Manti Teo and Tyler Eifert to return to So