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BOWL ORGANIZERS SEEK FREEDOM FROM DEADLINE
Published June 15, 1995
Officials with the Freedom Bowl are expected to ask for a four-or-five day extension on today's deadline "to notify the NCAA whether the game has enough funding to be played this year," according to Randy Franz in this morning's ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER. Although the game is close to signing a TV deal with ESPN or Turner Broadcasting, a title sponsor is needed to cover the $1.5M required to keep the event going. The NCAA Special Event's Committee gave the Orange County Sports Association until today to say how it would raise the money. OCSA Exec Dir Jerry McGee is confident the game will survive. McGee: "We found a lot of interest out of a couple networks. A promising sign is they've said once they're on board, they will work with us to secure a title sponsor" (ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER, 6/15).