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Yahoo Sports: Justifying today’s bowls: College football’s latest Bronx tale

Bowls: There are a lot of them. Most of which seem to have been created solely to bilk taxpayer-funded universities for the sake of upselling a few hotel rooms. As a public service, we're cutting through the fat in search of a few good reasons — or any reason — for these spectacles to exist. Today: The New Year's rush begins with the Armed Forces, Pinstripe, Music City and Insight Bowls. LOCALE: As baseball stadiums go, you can do a lot worse. Unlike last year's one-way disaster at Wrigley Field, Yankee Stadium's transition from reincarnated bastion of baseball glory to ...

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