NEW YORK (AP) Pinstripe uniforms. The Empire State Building shining blue and gold . The marching band performing at Bryant Park and the drummer's circle at Rockefeller Center.
When Notre Dame plays in New York City it comes with fanfare and pageantry. This trip hardly needs the frills and extra-curricular activities to be a big deal.
The third-ranked Fighting Irish (10-0, No. 3 CFP) visit Yankee Stadium in contention for the College Football Playoff to face No. 12 Syracuse, the highest-ranked team the Orange have fielded in 20 years.