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Dec 30, 2009

Ashley Memory Wins Citrus Sweets Dessert Challenge

The winner of the inaugural Citrus Sweets Dessert Challenge came all the way from Pittsboro, N.C., with her recipe: Crepes Suzette with Tangerines & Honey. Memory traveled down from North Carolina for the judging, which was held immediately prior to step-off of the Spherion Orlando Citrus Parade.  The winning recipe was chosen from a group of five finalists by a judging panel that included Heather McPherson, Restaurant and Food Critic for Orlando Sentinel, Hollis Wilder, owner of the bakery Sweet!, Pam […]

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Dec 29, 2009

Wisconsin Bullies Way Past Miami in Champs Sports Bowl, 20-14

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – All that Miami speed was no match for the big, bad Badgers.   John Clay had 121 yards rushing and two touchdowns, powering No. 24 Wisconsin past 14th-ranked Miami 20-14 in the Champs Sports Bowl on Tuesday night.   Clay ran through, over and around the Hurricanes to help the Badgers (10-3) earn their first victory over a ranked opponent this season and claim a big win for the Big Ten.   Scott Tolzien threw for 260 […]

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Dec 14, 2009

Lisa Leslie Named Grand Marshal for Spherion Orlando Citrus Parade

Three-time WNBA Most Valuable Player and four-time Olympic gold medalist Lisa Leslie will serve as grand marshal for the 2009 Spherion Orlando Citrus Parade.  Leslie joins fellow gold medalist Shawn Johnson and entertainers Joey Fatone and Cheryl Burke as a part of the 30th annual parade as well as its nationally syndicated broadcast.  Leslie’s legacy is defined by championships.  She helped lead the U.S. women’s team to four consecutive gold medals from 1996-2008, and as a member of the WNBA’s […]

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Dec 10, 2009

Paterno, Miles Visit Orlando For Capital One Bowl Contract Signing

Les Miles and Joe Paterno visited Orlando on Thursday, Dec. 10, along with athletics directors from LSU and Penn State to take part in the Capital One Bowl Contract Signing Luncheon.  The two nationally-renowned coaches spoke very highly of each other’s team as they gave local fans a preview of Orlando’s premier bowl game, which will be played in the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 1, 2010.  “I can tell you that our football team […]

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Dec 06, 2009

Champs Sports Bowl Pits Miami Against Wisconsin

The Miami Hurricanes and Wisconsin Badgers have been selected to play in this year’s Champs Sports Bowl.  This year’s game is set to take place December 29th at 8:00 p.m. and will be televised by ESPN. No. 14/15 Miami will head north on the Florida Turnpike for its final game after posting a 9-3 record (6-4 ACC).  The Hurricanes rely on one of the better passing offenses in the nation, ranking 27th and averaging 268.1 yards per game behind sophomore […]

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Dec 06, 2009

LSU And Penn State To Play In Capital One Bowl

Louisiana State University and Penn State University have been selected to play in this year’s Capital One Bowl.  The game — played on January 1 at 1:00 p.m. and featuring two of the nation’s top defensive units — will be televised nationally on ABC. “The Capital One Bowl is truly the premier non-BCS bowl game in terms of opponents and television ratings,” said Hogan. “When you think about LSU versus Penn State, that tradition certainly continues and tickets will surely […]

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Dec 01, 2009

LSU To Play In Capital One Bowl

On behalf of its Selection Committee, Florida Citrus Sports’ Chairman Cathy Weeden and CEO Steve Hogan announce that Louisiana State University has been selected as the Southeastern Conference representative in this season’s Capital One Bowl. “The Capital One Bowl is truly the premier non-BCS bowl game in terms of opponents and television ratings,” said Hogan. “When you think about LSU versus Penn State or Iowa, that tradition is sure to continue and tickets will be hard to come by.” LSU […]

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