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  1. Gordon does Gotham; return trip in store?

    Brian Bennett

    Melvin Gordon is going to New York City this week. Or at least close to it, when Wisconsin plays at Rutgers on Saturday. There was a time when this trip might have loomed as very important for his Heisman Trophy hopes. For many years, the cigar-ch...

    Blog | October 28, 2014
  2. Braxton Miller not among Heisman finalists

    Brian Bennett

    Ohio State's Braxton Miller will not be going to New York City as a Heisman Trophy finalist. The Heisman committee decided to invite only three finalists to the ceremony this year: Kansas State's Collin Klein, Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel and No...

    Blog | December 03, 2012
  3. Maryland, Rutgers add little in short term

    Brian Bennett

    Maryland and Rutgers bring a few immediate things to the Big Ten. Big markets and TV eyeballs. New recruiting areas. Some East Coast partners for Penn State. Crab cakes and Under Armour. Grease trucks and trips to New York City (via Newark). One t...

    Blog | November 19, 2012
  4. Syracuse to commemorate Ernie Davis

    Brian Bennett

    Syracuse will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Ernie Davis becoming the first African-American recipient of the Heisman Trophy on Friday in New York City. Vice President Joe Biden will deliver some comments, and the program will also include a ...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  5. Final Big Ten Heisman watch

    Brian Bennett

    Well, we know Montee Ball won't get totally snubbed. The Wisconsin junior running back is heading to New York City as one of five finalists for the Heisman Trophy, which will be handed out on Saturday night. Ball's campaign gained a lot of steam i...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  6. Montee Ball a Heisman Trophy finalist

    Brian Bennett

    Congratulations to Wisconsin running back Montee Ball, who will go to New York City as one of five finalists for the Heisman Trophy. Ball joins Baylor's Robert Griffin III, Stanford's Andrew Luck, LSU's Tyrann Mathieu and Alabama's Trent Richardso...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  7. Big Ten Thursday mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    It's the start of conference play, so no time for messing around. Let's get to your e-mails. Simon from New York City writes: You're smoking right? Not joking. Smoking. Denard Robinson is a 48% passer. He's thrown 6 INTs. Flip Wilson and Robinson...

    Blog | September 29, 2011
  8. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Some of the Syracuse contingent may not make it to New York City by Monday because of the weather conditions, and some New Era Pinstripe Bowl festivities have been canceled. The Orange special-teams unit is depleted and will be challenged versus Kans...

    Blog | December 27, 2010
  9. Rutgers Scarlet Knights, Miami Hurricanes close to deal for 2013 ...

    Brian Bennett

    Rutgers and Miami are close to finalizing a deal to play in Yankee Stadium in 2013.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2010
  10. The battle for New York City

    Brian Bennett

    New York City might be the largest market in the country, but as a college football town, it's apathetic at best. Several schools and others are trying to change that, as a Wall Street Journal article published Thursday details. Notre Dame and Arm...

    Blog | September 02, 2010
  11. Big East thinking big about media future

    Brian Bennett

    Big East commissioner John Marinatto was riding in a cab in New York City with Paul Tagliabue a couple of weeks ago when he mentioned the new offices the league had moved into in Providence, R.I. There was enough space in the new building, Marinat...

    Blog | May 27, 2010
  12. Looking at the Big East's first-round prospects

    Brian Bennett

    Unless you've been living in a cave the past three months, you know it's NFL Draft time. (And even then, I've bet at least one mock draft made it to your underground dwelling). Anyway, the first round is tonight at 7:30 in New York City (on ESPN, ...

    Blog | April 22, 2010
  13. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Rutgers defensive lineman Scott Vallone is a prime example of how the Scarlet Knights wrested control of the New York City recruiting area from Syracuse, Tom Luicci writes in The Star-Ledger. Pitt's Dion Lewis and Ray Graham have been excellent as ...

    Blog | November 19, 2009
  14. Tuesday Big East mailbag

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett We're less than 48 hours away from game day in Tampa, and there's lots to talk about from last Saturday and this coming week. Let's get to your questions: Jay from New York City writes: A lot of UConn fans are...

    Blog | October 13, 2009
  15. Yankee Bowl set to become reality

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett The long-rumored Yankee Bowl in New York City will be announced on Wednesday. The game will begin next season and will pit the No. 4 Big East team against the No. 7 team from the Big 12. The No. 3 Big East tea...

    Blog | September 29, 2009
  16. Yankee Stadium to announce new bowl game

    Brian Bennett

    The creation of the new Yankee Bowl will be announced at a press conference Wednesday morning at Yankee Stadium. The new game will pit the No. 4 team from the Big East against the No. 7 team from the Big 12 beginning in 2010, sources told

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2009