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Yankee Stadium configured for a college football game in November 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Pinstripe Bowl Pits Penn State Against Boston College At Yankee Stadium

The Nittany Lions will make their first postseason appearance since 2011 when they play Boston College in the Bronx on Dec. 27.

12/08/2014

Linebacker Kevin Snyder #45 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights celebrates on the shoulders of L.J. Liston #25 following their 41-38 win over the Maryland Terrapins at Byrd Stadium on November 29, 2014 in College Park, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Rutgers To Face North Carolina In Quick Lane Bowl

Not only will Rutgers be heading to a bowl game for the fourth year in a row and for the ninth time in 10 seasons, but they are getting a chance to play a school from one of the top five power conferences.

12/08/2014

Caris LeVert #23 of the Michigan Wolverines walks away as Damon Lynn #5, Daquan Holiday #10 and Tim Coleman #2 of the New Jersey Institute of Technology Highlanders celebrates a 72-70 win over Michigan at Crisler Arena on December 6, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

No. 17 Michigan Humbled By NJIT 72-70

With success also comes attention. So when a team like New Jersey Institute of Technology leaves Crisler Center with a 72-70 upset, the 17th-ranked Wolverines know there will be backlash.

12/06/2014

Defensive back Jeremiah Johnson of the Maryland Terrapins moves in to tackle running back Robert Martin, left, of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights during the first half at Byrd Stadium on Nov. 29, 2014 in College Park, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Rutgers Rallies Past Maryland 41-38

Gary Nova threw for 347 yards and four touchdowns, and Rutgers rallied from a 25-point deficit to beat Maryland 41-38 Saturday.

11/29/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 15: Briean Boddy-Calhoun #29 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers catches a pass intended for Corey Smith #84 of the Ohio State Buckeyes during the first quarter of the game on November 15, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: A Time To Be Thankful For Rivalries

With Thanksgiving upon us, we should all take some time to think about what we are thankful for. There is plenty of drama to pay attention to this weekend, and that is something every college football fan can be thankful for.

11/25/2014

Rutgers wide receiver Leonte Carroo (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

No. 10 Michigan State Routs Rutgers 45-3

Jeremy Langford and Tony Lippett celebrated senior day in style as No. 10-ranked Michigan State smashed Rutgers 45-3 on Saturday for its 40th win in four seasons and 51st in five.

11/22/2014

Could legalized sports betting be on its way to New Jersey? (BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Ruling Expected Friday On Legalized Sports Betting In New Jersey

New Jersey could drop its ban on betting on sports entirely, but it cannot legally set conditions as it ends the prohibition, a lawyer for the NCAA and four major sports leagues told a federal judge Thursday.

11/20/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 15: J.T. Barrett #16 of the Ohio State Buckeyes carries the football against the Minnesota Golden Gophers during the second quarter of the game on November 15, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: J.T. Barrett Has Led Ohio State’s Resurrection As Playoff Contender

If you are looking for this year’s young rising star with a shot to win the Heisman Trophy, look no further than Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett. The freshman starting quarterback has stepped into a tough spot and has grown and matured along the way with terrific results.

11/20/2014

The Niagara women's basketball team snowed in on the Thruway on November 18, 2014. (credit: Twitter via @sylvoslice24)

Niagara Women’s Hoops Team Rescued After 30 Hours Stranded On Bus

Talk about a long road trip. Trapped on the highway for more than a day, the Niagara women’s basketball team is finally making its journey home.

11/19/2014

EAST LANSING, MI - NOVEMBER 8: Jalin Marshall #17 of the Ohio State Buckeyes returns a punt 26 yards in the second quarter of the game against the Michigan State Spartans at Spartan Stadium on November 8, 2014 in East Lansing, Michigan. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Conference And Division Championship Races Come Down Final Stretch

College football’s regular season is coming down the final stretch, which means it is crunch time in the conference and division championship races. Not every team is playing for a spot in the College Football Playoff, but everybody seems to have some impact on the new postseason format.

11/18/2014

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN - NOVEMBER 8: Melvin Gordon #25 of the Wisconsin Badgers leaps over Leroy Clark #3 of the Purdue Boilermakers during the game at Ross-Ade Stadium on November 8, 2014 in West Lafayette, Indiana. Wisconsin defeated Purdue 34-16. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon Ready For Heisman Showdown With Abdullah

This week, Melvin Gordon leads the Wisconsin running game against another Heisman candidate and his ground game, Nebraska and Ameer Abdullah. The running back showcase should double as this week’s Heisman Trophy Spotlight Game.

11/13/2014

STARKVILLE, MS - NOVEMBER 1: Fred Ross #8 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs celebrates with Robert Johnson #12 after he scores a touchdown against the Arkansas Razorbacks in the second half at Davis Wade Stadium on November 1, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi. (Photo by Butch Dill/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: No. 1 Mississippi State With Something To Prove At Alabama

At Mississippi State, this week is an opportunity to prove to the college football world their bubble is not easy to pop. Mississippi State has won at LSU. They have handled defending SEC champion Auburn. They are ranked number one in the country, yet they still have something to prove.

11/11/2014

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Boomer & Carton: Craigie, Who Invented Fantasy Gambling, Could QB Columbia Right Now

Jerry and Boomer politely disagreed with the outlandish notion.

WFAN–11/10/2014

OXFORD, MS - NOVEMBER 01: Quarterback Nick Marshall #14 of the Auburn Tigers rushes 2 yards for a touchdown against Chief Brown #8 of the Mississippi Rebels as the Rebels held a 24-21 lead in the third quarter at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium on November 1, 2014 in Oxford, Mississippi. Auburn defeated Mississippi 35-31. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Auburn QB Nick Marshall’s Campaign Fueled By Road Victories

Auburn has three Heisman Trophy winners in school history. Quarterback Nick Marshall is a rising candidate in this year’s race, and signature moments in November could end up naming him the fourth Auburn player as the Heisman Trophy winner.

11/06/2014

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