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Michigan State eases past Wake Forest to win 10th annual New Era Pinstripe Bowl

Spartans hold Demon Deacons scoreless in second half for 27-21 win
December 27, 2019

For the first-ever meeting between Michigan State and Wake Forest, Yankee Stadium seemed like the perfect venue for the historic matchup between the two college football teams. Quarterback Brian Lewerke finished with 366 total yards and two touchdowns to lead Michigan State to a 27-21 win over Wake Forest in

One World Trade Center to light spire Thursday night in recognition of 10th annual New Era Pinstripe Bowl

Spire of iconic building to illuminte in alternating Michigan State green and Wake Forest gold on eve of matchup
December 26, 2019

The spire atop One World Trade Center will be lit Thursday night, Dec. 26, in alternating Michigan State green and Wake Forest gold -- in recognition of the participating teams in this year’s 10th annual New Era Pinstripe Bowl. The matchup will be held Friday, Dec. 27 at 3:20 p.m.

Michigan State and Wake Forest accept invitations to play in 2019 New Era Pinstripe Bowl on Friday, Dec. 27 at Yankee Stadium

December 8, 2019

Michigan State University and Wake Forest University accepted invitations to play in the 2019 New Era Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium on Friday, Dec. 27, with kickoff scheduled for 3:20 p.m. (ET). A press conference with New Era Pinstripe Bowl participants and officials will be held on Tuesday, December 10,

The Art of Sport

Jim Harbaugh sits down with Yankees Magazine in the Bronx
September 16, 2019

Jim Harbaugh spends his fall Saturdays walking the sidelines at some of America's most historic football palaces. His Michigan Wolverines -- with whom he enjoyed a decorated playing career in the 1980s before returning as head coach in 2014 -- play their home games before the largest crowd in the

Wisconsin erupts for 35-3 win over Miami in 2018 New Era Pinstripe Bowl

December 27, 2018

After more than three weeks of anticipation for a marquee matchup in the 2018 New Era Pinstripe Bowl, Wisconsin wasted no time in a blitzing start in the Bronx.Scoring 14 points in the first four minutes, the Badgers rode NCAA-leading rusher Jonathan Taylor and a stout defense to beat Miami,

Previewing the 2018 New Era Pinstripe Bowl

December 27, 2018

Continuing the tradition of the New Era Pinstripe Bowl, players from both Wisconsin and Miami rang the bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday morning. While the two programs have their bowl game to focus on for Thursday, the NYSE's record-day on Wednesday means those players are likely

Meet Me in New York

Head coaches Paul Chryst and Mark Richt look forward to their second straight bowl game showdown
December 19, 2018

Although the game was still more than three weeks away, the 2018 New Era Pinstripe Bowl truly kicked off on Dec. 4, when representatives from the University of Wisconsin and the University of Miami visited Yankee Stadium to meet the press and officially accept their invitations. The head coaches --

Moving Together

After facing off in the 2017 New Era Pinstripe Bowl, Isaac Yiadom and Josey Jewell became Denver Broncos teammates
December 19, 2018

It's a moment containing multitudes, the clock turning to zeros as a college football game ends. On one side, players high-five, dog-pile or find any other means of exaltation. On the other, the recognition that 60 minutes or more of trench fighting went for naught. For some, there will be

Iowa rallies past Boston College to win the Pinstripe Bowl

December 27, 2017

With temperatures in the low 20s and two strong defenses, the 2017 New Era Pinstripe Bowl was a hard-fought battle. Iowa ended up coming away with the 27-20 victory, snapping its five-game bowl losing streak. Senior running back Akrum Wadley ran for 88 yards and a touchdown on 22 carries and

Pinstripe Bowl pregame press conference recap

December 27, 2017

Two schools, a combined 1,200 miles away from Yankee Stadium, were brought together for the 2017 New Era Pinstripe Bowl. But it's not just a college football bowl game that these two teams get to partake in; it's the whole holiday tradition in New York. They spend the week leading

Northwestern holds off Pittsburgh in Pinstripe Bowl

Jackson runs for 224 yards and three touchdowns in 31-24 win at Yankee Stadium
December 28, 2016

Just one season removed from a record-setting rushing performance at Yankee Stadium, Northwestern junior Justin Jackson set a new standard. Jackson rushed for 224 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Wildcats to victory against Pittsburgh in the 2016 New Era Pinstripe Bowl on Wednesday. Although this year's game didn't

Duke earns overtime win over Indiana

2015 New Era Pinstripe Bowl hinges on missed field goal in thrilling game at Yankee Stadium
December 26, 2015

The 2015 New Era Pinstripe Bowl ended with a finish reminiscent of last season's final moments at Yankee Stadium. For the second consecutive year, the teams needed overtime to settle the contest, which was once again decided by a field goal. Duke ended its bowl game slump and came out

Penn State earns dramatic overtime win over Boston College in New Era Pinstripe Bowl

Hackenberg leads Nittany Lions' comeback to earn Pinstripe Bowl win
December 27, 2014

NEW YORK -- In his pregame press conference, New York Yankees President Randy Levine called the 2014 Pinstripe Bowl "the most successful game in its history," based on advanced ticket sales and the dream matchup of Penn State vs. Boston College. Mr. Levine evidently is clairvoyant, because the game also

Rees leads Notre Dame past Rutgers in Pinstripe Bowl

December 28, 2013

NEW YORK -- Kyle Brindza's favorite athlete is New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera. On Saturday, the Notre Dame kicker did his best to imitate the future Hall of Famer. Brindza made five field goals, including two in the fourth quarter, to help Notre Dame defeat Rutgers, 29-16, in the

Syracuse runs over West Virginia in Pinstripe Bowl

Running backs Gulley, Smith rack up 373 yards to lead Orange to 38-14 victory
December 29, 2012

NEW YORK -- Constant snowfall and sloppy conditions at Yankee Stadium slowed down West Virginia's high-octane offense. They didn't have the same effect on Prince-Tyson Gulley and Syracuse. The junior running back amassed 264 yards of offense and scored three touchdowns to help the Orange rout the Mountaineers, 38-14, in

Scarlet Night: Rutgers tops Iowa State to win New Era Pinstripe Bowl

December 29, 2011

NEW YORK -- From the exciting action on the field to the 38,328 fans that passed through the turnstiles to the incredible week of events leading up to it, Rutgers' 27-13 victory over Iowa State in the second annual New Era Pinstripe Bowl proved that this game is here to

Syracuse downs KSU for New Era Pinstripe Bowl win

Amid controversy, Orange offense exceeds expectations
December 30, 2010

NEW YORK -- The inaugural New Era Pinstripe Bowl more than lived up to its hyped billing, featuring a plethora of offense, trick plays and even some controversy. With Syracuse leading, 36-28, and 1:24 remaining, Kansas State wide receiver Adrian Hilburn sprinted 30 yards towards the end zone, supplying the

Gridiron Greatness

College football made mighty contributions toward Yankee Stadium's place in pop culture history
December 6, 2016

A few weeks after Babe Ruth christened Yankee Stadium by propelling the New York Yankees to their first World Series triumph, the first of many college football games kicked off in the big ballpark in the Bronx. On Oct. 20, 1923, Syracuse defeated Pittsburgh by a score of 3-0 in

Home of Champions

Tradition has followed the Fighting Irish from South Bend to the South Bronx
December 1, 2013

A yellow sign hangs from the bottom of a narrow staircase. It is mounted on one of many yellow brick walls that support the 80-year-old structure. The message symbolizes the tradition of this institution. It reads: "Play Like A Champion Today." This is the home locker room at Notre Dame

Home of Champions, Part II

Yankee Stadium's rich history includes more college football games than you might think
November 1, 2013

While games that featured Notre Dame or Army account for many of the most memorable moments in Yankee Stadium's college football history, there was no shortage of gridiron drama involving other schools. From 1923 through 1948, New York University used Yankee Stadium as a secondary home field, playing 96 games

Dawn of a New Era

The most important game in NFL history took place in the cathedral of baseball
November 14, 2013

With Dec. 28 marking the 60th anniversary of "The Greatest Game Ever Played," here is legendary sportswriter Jerry Izenberg's account of it, which originally appeared in "The 1950s" edition of The Stadium magazine series produced by the Yankees in 2008. The thing about history is that it rarely takes shape