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Thousands Entertained At 25th Annual Orlando Citrus Parade presented by Delta Air Lines

A crowd of thousands filled the streets of Downtown Orlando on Friday, Dec. 30 for the 25th Annual Orlando Citrus Parade presented by Delta Air Lines. Fans lined the curbs on Orange Avenue and packed the grandstand seats in front of city hall to join in “Celebrating 25 Years” of the Orlando Citrus Parade. Without a cloud in sight, the 55-unit parade stepped off at 11 a.m. thanks to an opening performance by The Pop Shop, a local singing ensemble. […]

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No. 23 Clemson Downs Colorado In The Champs Sports Bowl (AP)

James Davis walked out of the Citrus Bowl with the game ball under one arm and the most valuable player trophy under the other. It was pretty obvious who was the key to Clemson’s latest victory. Davis ran for a career-high 150 yards and a touchdown, Charlie Whitehurst scrambled for a score and the No. 23 Tigers beat Colorado 19-10 in the Champs Sports Bowl on Tuesday, handing the Buffaloes their fourth consecutive loss. Davis’ 6-yard TD run with 1:38 […]

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High Schooler From Utica, New York To Take “Million Dollar Football Toss” At The Champs Sports Bowl

Andrew Rizzo, a high school student from Utica, N.Y., has a once in a lifetime opportunity to win a million dollars by throwing a football into a 24-inch diameter target from 30 yards out during the Champs Sports Bowl, which takes place on Tuesday, December 27, 2005 at the Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium in Orlando, Fla. Randall Cunningham, former NFL Philadelphia Eagles and Minnesota Vikings Legend, will act as Rizzo’s honorary coach. The lucky contestant completed an entry form at […]

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Tigers and Buffaloes Tangle With Gators

Clemson and Colorado kicked off Champs Sports Bowl week Thursday night with a visit to one of Orlando’s oldest attractions, Gatorland. Players, coaches and administrators from the two schools had an opportunity to have dinner and enjoy various shows at the 110-acre theme park that was founded in 1949. The highlight of the evening came when the head coaches from the two teams competed in a gator wrestling match. Colorado’s Mike Hankwitz and Clemson’s Tommy Bowden attempted to pull two […]

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Cingular Wireless Sweetens Orlando Citrus Parade By Securing American Idol Finalist Constantine Maroulis To Be Grand Marshal

Staying true to its “raising the bar” slogan, Cingular Wireless has secured American Idol 4 finalist Constantine Maroulis as the Grand Marshal for the 25th Annual Orlando Citrus Parade presented by Delta Air Lines to be held in downtown Orlando on Friday, Dec. 30. Cingular is the exclusive wireless sponsor for American Idol. Maroulis, dubbed American Idol’s sexy, shaggy-haired rocker, was the sixth place finisher last season. Among his most popular performances on the show were chart toppers “I Think […]

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