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ALAN VERLANDER on Wednesday was introduced as the new COO of Gator Bowl Sports' events division on Wednesday, and he will be "charged with securing almost any event that will ... help make Jacksonville a sports destination," according to Garry Smits of the FLORIDA TIMES-UNION. Those events&nb...
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