There is little doubt Notre Dame will return to Yankee Stadium in the not-too-distant future. When exactly has yet to be decided, but the marriage between two of the country’s most famous sports brands is a match made in marketing heaven.
Notre Dame is playing in the Big Apple for the first time since 1969 and even though the only thing the Irish will be fighting for against Army on Saturday night in Yankee Stadium is bowl eligibility, it’s an event.
Instead of the strains of “New York, New York,” fans at Yankee Stadium will hear a different tune on Saturday.
They’re breaking out the green jerseys, that’s how special Saturday’s game will be for Notre Dame. And appearing in the new Yankee Stadium won’t be all about how snazzy the Fighting Irish might look.
Army coach Rich Ellerson is the odd man out right now among his service academy peers — Navy’s Ken Niumatalolo and Air Force’s Troy Calhoun already know the postseason beckons.
It’s not often Navy roots for Army. Mark this week as an exception.
Steve Ostergren, owner of “Scarlet Fever,” a store on Rutgers University’s campus, produced a shirt to raise money for paralyzed football player Eric LeGrand.
Coach Greg Schiano said Monday that he will refrain from giving daily medical updates but will provide information when appropriate — he spoke with WFAN’s Mike Francesa Monday.
I don’t mean to gloat or anything, but I did nail this game in my predictions this week. I said Wisconsin would knock off the undeserving #1 team in the land, Ohio State.
Dodd, who rallied Rutgers for 10 points in the final 4 minutes in a win over Connecticut a week ago Friday, also hit Keith Stroud on third-and-6 to reach the 3 in overtime, setting up Martinek’s winning run two plays later.
The Buckeyes celebrate their new #1 ranking by taking a trip to Madison to take on the Wisconsin Badgers. Surviving this test will be no easy feat for Jim Tressel and company.
Rutgers coach Greg Schiano named true freshman Chas Dodd his starting quarterback Monday for Saturday’s game against Army (4-2) at New Meadowlands Stadium
Army is off to its most promising start in more than a decade, and coach Rich Ellerson would rather not talk about it.
Rich Ellerson’s first season at Army was successful in several ways. The Cadets won five games and were more competitive than they had been in years. The goal now will be building on the accomplishments of the first year.
We know them from their various roles, but did you know that some of your favorite stars were also in the Armed Forces?