New Year’s Day Open Thread

Happy New Year from AA!  There’s a lot on the telly today with 6 bowl games including the Rose Bowl and Fiesta Bowl… and something called the TicketCity Bowl to kick us off at noon.  Two Top 15 teams in college basketball square off at 3:30 with Notre Dame playing in Syracuse.  Then, there’s the Winter Classic tonight in Heinz Field (thankfully we don’t have to sit and watch Oklahoma destroy UConn).  Here’s the important games today, let us know what else you may be watching.

12 pm – TicketCity Bowl: Northwestern v Texas Tech, ESPNU
1 pm – Outback Bowl: Florida v Penn State, ABC
1 pm – Capital One Bowl: Alabama v Michigan State, ESPN
1:30 pm – Gator Bowl: Mississippi State v Michigan, ESPN2
3:30 pm – #15 Notre Dame v #5 Syracuse, ESPNU 
5 pm – Rose Bowl: Wisconsin v TCU, ESPN
8 pm – Winter Classic: Capitals v Penguins, NBC
8:30 pm – Fiesta Bowl: Oklahoma v UConn, ESPN 

Leave a comment and discuss below your thoughts throughout the day  on the games and the announcing… or even tell us what strange place you woke up this morning.  Happy New Year!

Matt Yoder

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