Paul Sullivan: Brian Kelly goes on the defensive — again — after another big-game loss by Notre Dame in the Rose Bowl

Listening to coach Brian Kelly after Notre Dame’s 31-14 loss to Alabama in the Rose Bowl on Friday reminded me of Frank Costanza, the perpetually aggrieved character on “Seinfeld.” Costanza, played by the late, great Jerry Stiller, invented the holiday “Festivus” as a time to air grievances over perceived slights. “I’ve got a lot of problems with you people,” Costanza shouted, “and now you’re gonna hear about it.” Throughout the last few weeks, from the lead-up to the ACC title game to Friday’s semifinal loss to Alabama, Kelly has had a lot of problems with a lot of people, including Californi…

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