Sports: UC Bearcat Football

The UC Bearcat football team has taken care of its Big East business and is two wins away from winning the league and millions of dollars and playing in one of the nation’s four most-heralded postseason games. The biggest game of the season — thanks to t

The UC Bearcat football team has taken care of its Big East business and is two wins away from winning the league and millions of dollars and playing in one of the nation’s four most-heralded postseason games. The biggest game of the season — thanks to the ‘Cats beating West Virginia and Louisville the past two weeks — is Saturday against Pittsburgh at Nippert Stadium. If the Bearcats, who are ranked No. 19, can beat No. 20 Pitt, they’ll have lowly Syracuse to defeat in order to claim the league title and a trip to a sweet BCS Bowl game in January. With a great defense and about 16 usable quarterbacks, UC will be slightly favored to win, thanks in part to home-field advantage. Look for the century-old stadium to be “rocking” for the biggest college football game in Cincinnati in decades. 7 p.m. $35 adult; $20 children (limited availability). Get details, buy tickets and find nearby bars and restaurants here

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