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2014-04-03 12:25:58

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TaxSlayer.com President and CEO Jimmy Rhodes and President Rick Catlett and the Board of Trustees of Gator Bowl Sports announced today that a six year agreement has been reached to rename the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl to the TaxSlayer Bowl beginning with the 2015 Bowl game. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140403/CL96732LOGO "TaxSlayer Bowl" "TaxSlayer.com recognizes the history of the Bowl's rich 70 year tradition. It is a...

2013-12-08 23:00:13

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2010-12-14 19:04:00

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Progressive, the car insurance group known for its always-happy-to-help sales clerk Flo, is the new title sponsor of the 2011 Gator Bowl. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101214/FL17758LOGO ) The Progressive Gator Bowl will be played on January 1, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time in Jacksonville and will be televised on ESPN2. "Progressive is one of the best-known brands in the country," said Steve Tremel, chairman of The Gator...

2009-09-19 19:01:16

Danny Coale's 81-yard catch with a minute to play set up Dyrell Roberts' TD with 21 seconds left Saturday in Virginia Tech's 16-15 win over Nebraska. The win over No. 19 Nebraska was No. 14 Virginia Tech's 32nd consecutive non-conference home victory. Coale's 81-yard reception catch accounted for nearly one-third of Virginia Tech's 278 total yards of offense and most of the second-half yardage (141) for the Hokies (2-1). Tyrod Taylor completed only 12-of-27 passes for 192 yards and a...

2009-02-15 15:34:39

Sylven Landesburg scored six of his 23 points in overtime Sunday, boosting Virginia to an 85-81 upset of 11th-ranked Clemson. The improbable victory ended Virginia's eight-game losing streak. The freshman's leadership helped Virginia overcome Clemson's 12-0 second-half start following a 33-25 halftime advantage. Landesburg also sank a driving layup with 13 seconds left in regulation to create a 74-74 tie. Mike Scott scored 18 with 10 rebounds, three assists and three steals. Sammy Zeglinski...

2009-01-01 18:42:17

Joe Ganz highlighted a big third quarter with two touchdown passes Thursday that helped rally Nebraska to a 26-21 win over Clemson in the Gator Bowl. The Cornhuskers faced an 11-point deficit at the half, but stormed back to bring a successful end to the first year as Nebraska coach for Bo Pelini. Nebraska won its final four games of the year to finish 9-4 and boosted the Big 12 Conference bowl record this season to 3-1 with three more games to play. Ganz completed 19-of-36 passes for 236...

2008-12-31 21:02:22

Bryant Hahnfeldt kicked a 45-yard field goal with 3:26 to play Wednesday, giving Vanderbilt a 16-14 triumph over Boston College in the Music City Bowl. The Commodores had not played in a bowl game in 26 years and had not won one in more than a half century. Myron Lewis preserved the victory by intercepting a Dominique Davis pass with 1:36 to play and Vanderbilt was able to run out the clock. Vanderbilt's last bowl win was in 1955 -- a 25-13 victory over Auburn in the Gator Bowl. Boston...

2008-12-31 21:06:32

(All times Eastern) -0- Football College Outback Bowl Iowa vs. South Carolina at Tampa, 11 a.m. -0- Gator Bowl Clemson vs. Nebraska at Jacksonville, 1 p.m. -0- Capital One Bowl (18) Michigan State vs. (17) Georgia at Orlando, 1 p.m. -0- Rose Bowl (4) Southern California vs. (6) Penn State at Pasadena, 4:30 p.m. -0- Orange Bowl (19) Virginia Tech vs. (12) Cincinnati at Miami, 8:30 p.m. -0- Basketball NBA No games scheduled -0- College (13) Villanova at (25) Marquette, 2:30 p.m. -0- Hockey NHL...


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  • A spider.
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