Notre Dame fans probably don't want to hear what Pete Buttigieg just said about college football

Pete Buttigieg.
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South Bend, Indiana, Mayor, Pete Buttigieg may have just taken the biggest risk of his Democratic presidential campaign.

Buttigieg told Jewish Insider on Monday that he finds college football "problematic" and doesn't have a solution for it. That's not really a unique position in the United States these days, but there's little chance it's a popular one in South Bend, where Notre Dame football reigns supreme. Buttigieg recognized that he thinks about it "from a perspective of a city that relies on college football in the same way that Bahrain relies on fossil fuel."

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