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Gators and ‘Canes To Meet In Orlando For 2019 Camping World Kickoff

The Florida Gators will play the Miami Hurricanes in the 2019 Camping World Kickoff game. The neutral-site, season-opening match-up was officially confirmed today after months of speculation. The 2019 matchup is the third announced Camping World Kickoff in a multi-year agreement between Camping World, Florida Citrus Sports (FCSports) and ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, to host major neutral-site regular-season games in Camping World Stadium. The stadium is already home to the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl, Russell Athletic Bowl […]

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Whitley Writes: Plenty To Cheer About During Orlando Bowl Week

A strange thing happened after last year’s Rose Bowl game. Thousands of fans from the losing side didn’t want to leave. That’s not routine at 123 of the 124 NCAA Football Subdivision schools. It’s a tradition at Wisconsin, and Orlando is about to be reminded why. The Badgers are coming to town for the Capital One Bowl. Just as importantly, their band will be with them. Granted, it’s probably more important that the football team show up Jan. 1. But […]

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Miami to Meet No. 18 Louisville in Russell Athletic Bowl

The Miami Hurricanes have been selected to play in the 2013 Russell Athletic Bowl against the Louisville Cardinals. The game takes place December 28th at 6:45 p.m. from Orlando’s Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium, and will be televised nationally by ESPN. Miami will make its fourth trip to the Russell Athletic Bowl after a nine-win season, its best since posting nine in 2009, a season that concluded with a Champs Sports Bowl appearance. QB Stephen Morris enters the game ranked third […]

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Whitley Writes: Miami at FSU a Welcome Return To The Old Days

You know it’s a big game when the coaches say it’s not. So what’s happening in Tallahassee Saturday must be huge. Jimbo Fisher says it’s just the next game on FSU’s schedule. Al Golden wants his Hurricanes to take them one crazy comeback game at a time. “We all know who we’re playing,” he said. Yes, and for the first time far too long we can recognize both teams. Miami and FSU are both in the top 10. That’s no […]

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Champs Sports Bowl Game of the Week: #24 Florida State at #14 Miami

The Champs Sports Bowl Game of the Week is a preview of a pivotal matchup featuring teams from the Big East and/or ACC that could impact the bowl picture. Week Six:  #24 Florida State (4-1, 2-0 ACC) at #14 Miami (3-1, 1-0 ACC)   Saturday, Oct. 9 –-7:00 p.m. Sun Life Stadium — Miami, Fla. Miami leads the series 31-23 Last Meeting: Oct. 7, 2009 (Miami 38, Florida State 24)   Florida State Outlook The Seminoles currently sit at first place in the Atlantic division with a 2-0 ACC record (4-1 overall). In last […]

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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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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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Champs Sports Bowl Extends Partnership with Atlantic Coast Conference

Florida Citrus Sports CEO Steve Hogan and Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford have announced a partnership agreement for the 2010-13 Champs Sports Bowls. The agreement with the ACC will bring Orlando the second pick after the Bowl Championship Series selection (i.e. the conference’s third overall pick) to play against the top non-BCS team from the BIG EAST Conference or Notre Dame.  “Our relationship with the Champs Sports Bowl has been absolutely terrific over the years and we are extremely […]

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