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2009-12-08 12:40:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The BusBank, the national group and event charter bus specialists, announced today its Preferred Ground Transportation Provider status for the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl, played Wednesday, Dec. 23, and the Pacific Life Holiday Bowl on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009. This is The BusBank's second consecutive year as the preferred transportation provider. To celebrate, the bus bank travel specialists are offering a five percent discount off...

2009-01-08 14:04:41

TCU football Coach Garry Patterson has been given a contract extension through 2014, the university announced Thursday. Patterson has compiled a record of 73-27 in eight years with the Horned Frogs. His 2008 team was 11-2 and defeated Boise State in the Poinsettia Bowl. Gary's outstanding record speaks for itself, and we want him to be in Fort Worth and at TCU for a long time, Athletic Director Danny Morrison said. The fact that his contract extensions over the years have been agreed upon...

2008-12-23 23:08:54

Aaron Brown rushed for 102 yards and a touchdown Tuesday to lifting No. 11 TCU to a 17-16 victory over No. 9 Boise State in the Poinsettia Bowl. The Horned Frogs (11-2) trailed 13-7 at halftime despite holding a 188 to minus-7 edge in second-quarter yardage. TCU quarterback Andy Dalton had 75 yards rushing and 198 yards passing on 22-of-35 completions. Joseph Turner rushed for 79 yards The Horned Frogs had 272 yards rushing -- 20 more than Boise State's total yardage -- and had 62 receiving...

2008-09-27 21:00:00

Eric Kettani ran for 175 yards and backup quarterback Jarod Bryant scored in the fourth quarter Saturday to lead Navy to a 24-17 upset of No. 15 Wake Forest. The Midshipmen (3-2) finished with 292 rushing yards and attempted only four passes, completing three of them. Navy beat a ranked team for the first time since a 17-13 triumph over Virginia in 1985. Navy starting quarterback Kaipo-Noa Kaheaku-Enhada scored two touchdowns before leaving the contest with a hamstring injury. Riley...

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