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  Friday, May 2, 2003

 Ohio State Football


NCAA drops Seattle Bowl, adds Fort Worth game


The Associated Press


SEATTLE -- The NCAA dropped the Seattle Bowl on Thursday after a financially troubled two-year run, while also approving a new game in Fort Worth, Texas.

The football certification subcommittee granted approval to the Fort Worth Bowl for 2003. The game, matching teams from the Big 12 and Conference USA, will be played Dec. 23.

The Seattle Bowl was played in 2001 at Safeco Field and last year at Seahawks Stadium. Last fall, operators missed two deadlines for providing a $1.5 million letter of credit.

An NCAA news release said the subcommittee rejected the Seattle Bowl "due to financial issues and failure to adhere to administrative requirements."

The NCAA said $182 million was generated during the 2002-03 bowl season and distributed to participating teams and conferences, with a record 1.4 million fans attending games.

Originally published Friday, May 2, 2003

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