Christian Hackenberg hit Kyle Carter for a 10-yard touchdown pass in overtime and Penn State kicked the extra point that Boston College could not, lifting the Nittany Lions to a 31-30 win in the Pinstripe Bowl on Saturday night.
The league said Friday that NYCFC plays New England on March 15 in its home opener 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.
Several thousand people lined up outside Yankee Stadium to get a voucher they could use at a local supermarket for a Thanksgiving meal.
Bill Stimers, the fan befriended by George Steinbrenner who was also a frequent caller to WFAN, died Thursday at the Hebrew Home at Riverdale in the Bronx.
With Army clinging to a 28-21 lead, Chris Carnegie returned his second interception 99 yards up the left sideline for a touchdown to lift the Black Knights to a 35-21 win over UConn, their first victory at Yankee Stadium since 1960.
UConn is in an unusual position this week, coming off a victory and favored to win again.
Police on Friday were searching for a reputed ticket scalper who allegedly fought officers as they tried to arrest him in front of Yankee Stadium last month.
Manager Joe Girardi has Jeter sitting out the series opener on Friday night against the Boston Red Sox. Jeter has said he will play during the weekend series out of respect for the rivalry.
The perfect script. Jeter capped his Yankee Stadium farewell with the game-winner in the bottom of the ninth, the latest — and perhaps last — storybook moment of his career.
I know some of you thought this week was overkill, from the anonymous trolls on Twitter to Keith Olbermann. But didn’t last night just prove what we’ve been talking about?
Maybe it was the months of Jeter adulation, or the fact that Harvey grew up a Yankees fan. But the pitcher’s presence didn’t sit too well with some folks.
For the few who doubt Jeter deserves a place in baseball’s Olympus on a statistical basis, don’t use the stats. Use the eyes.
Derek Jeter put on New York’s navy pinstripes for the last time Thursday night, for a game that culminated in a fairytale ending.
So, how long will fans stand to chant that familiar “Der-ek Je-ter!” refrain? Bleacher Creature Bald Vinny’s guess might surprise some.