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Minnesota vs. Syracuse, 2013 Texas Bowl: Orange outlast Gopher comeback

A Minnesota rally, complete with head coach Jerry Kill rejoining the sideline for the first time in weeks, wasn't enough to keep Syracuse from winning the final minutes in Houston. For more, visit Minnesota blog The Daily Gopher and Syracuse blog Troy Nunes Is an Absolute Magician.

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Field position and Oompa Loompas

Firday's bowl games --the Military, Texas, and Fight Hunger Bowls -- taught us about the value of field position and special teams. Seniors capped careers, and freshmen made statements. Oh, and there were Oompa Loompas in the stands.

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Syracuse rallies late to win Texas Bowl

A late touchdown run from Terrel Hunt ensured the Orange wouldn't blow the game despite leading 14-3 at the start of the fourth quarter.

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There are dancing Oompa-Loompas at the Texas Bowl

You will live in happiness, too.

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Worst call of the year?

What you see below is a fumble. It took the Texas Bowl's SEC officials an extra look to determine that.

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More than $44K raised to send kids to Texas bowl

Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician raised $44,444.44, sending more than one thousand Houston-area children to the Texas Bowl.

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The big Texas Bowl breakdown

Run, run, run, run, run. The Texas Bowl (Dec. 27, 6 p.m. ET, ESPN) could take about two and a half hours if Minnesota and Syracuse get their way. Both teams want to run as much as possible, though that's about all they have in common.

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How to watch the Texas Bowl

The Big Ten and ACC clash in Texas. Here's what you need to know to watch the game.

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Big Ten bowl previews and schedule

Five of the conference's seven bowl games will take place on New Year's Day or later.

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ACC bowl game schedule guide

The ACC has an NCAA-record 11 teams in bowl games, including a BCS at-large and the favorite to win the BCS National Championship. Let's talk about them all!

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Texas Bowl features Minnesota and Syracuse

ESPN's Brett McMurphy reports that the Gophers and Orange will meet in Houston.

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