This appeared in the December 29th issue of the Altoona Mirror:
Pitt, indeed, lost the Pinstripe Bowl.
But look closely at the score summary for the bowl game:
Holy Crap! Not only did I not know PSU was in the Pinstripe Bowl again, I had no idea we lost to Northwestern! This is the reason we lost to USC in the Rose Bowl! They jinxed us!
Or maybe the proofreader was still on Christmas vacation.