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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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Cornhuskers, Gamecocks Give Back At Day For Kids

Players and coaches from Nebraska and South Carolina met at DisneyQuest for Day for Kids, a charity event with the Florida Citrus Sports Foundation. The Cornhuskers and Gamecocks took time out of their Capital One Bowl preparations to spend some time with disadvantaged children from around Central Florida. 

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South Carolina Takes on Nebraska in 2012 Capital One Bowl

On behalf of its Selection Committee, Florida Citrus Sports’ Chairman Michel Champagne and CEO Steve Hogan announced today that the South Carolina Gamecocks and Nebraska Cornhuskers have been selected to play in the 2012 Capital One Bowl.  The New Year’s classic will kick off at 1:00 p.m. on January 2nd from Florida Citrus Bowl Stadium in Orlando and will be televised nationally by ESPN. The meeting will be the first between the two schools since 1987 and the first ever […]

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Spurrier Starts Speaker Series

Legendary head ‘ball coach Steve Spurrier was the first guest of the 2007-08 FCSports Speaker Series, appearing for an evening engagement at the Orlando Science Center on June 13. The event, sponsored by the law firm of Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A., was attended by over 250 FCSports members and guests. After a cocktail hour featuring heavy hors d’oeuvres and an open bar, attendees were ushered into the Science Center’s “Dino Digs” area. There, the South Carolina head […]

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