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May 13, 2011

Bowl Games Have Banner Moments Here And Abroad

Since 1947, the bowl industry has changed dramatically. The official expense statement from Orlando’s first Tangerine Bowl game — Final Balance: $794.07 — says all you need to know about that change. Lost among the many buzz topics in today’s world of big-time college athletics are all the nuances and details that go into putting on the huge postseason productions each season. Conversely, once the games (and college football season) are over, the casual observer knows little about what happens […]

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Dec 28, 2010

NC State tops WVU 23-7 in Champs Sports Bowl

Champs Sports Bowl Final Stats (PDF)Champs Sports Bowl Final Stats (HTML) ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — If this was Russell Wilson’s football finale, he sure made the most of it. Wilson threw for 275 yards and two touchdowns, leading North Carolina State past No. 22 West Virginia 23-7 in the Champs Sports Bowl on Tuesday night. Wilson also had 41 yards rushing, Josh Czajkowski made three field goals and the Wolfpack (9-4) won nine games for only the second time in […]

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Dec 05, 2010

West Virginia and NC State to Square Off in 2010 Champs Sports Bowl

Florida Citrus Sports’ Team Selection Committee has selected the NC State Wolfpack and West Virginia Mountaineers to play in this year’s Champs Sports Bowl, the first matchup in the current agreement matching top teams from the ACC and Big East.  Set to take place December 28th from Orlando’s Citrus Bowl Stadium, the game will kick off at 6:30 p.m. and be televised on ESPN.    The No. 22/21 Mountaineers clinched at least a share of its fifth conference title since […]

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May 04, 2010

2010 Champs Sports Bowl Date & Time Announced

The 2010 Champs Sports Bowl will be played at 6:30 p.m. (EST) on Tuesday, December 28.  The game, the first of two bowls hosted in Orlando, will air nationwide on ESPN.  Florida Citrus Sports’ other game, the Capital One Bowl, will kick off at its traditional slot of 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2011.  It will move to its new television home on ESPN. This year will mark its first year of pairing upper-tier teams from the Atlantic Coast […]

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