Source: Big East to tweak bowl deals

Updated: August 14, 2009, 2:16 PM ET
By Brian Bennett | ESPN.com

The Big East is close to a deal that would send its No. 2 team to the Champs Sports Bowl in Orlando and its No. 3 to the Sun Bowl, a source close to the negotiations told ESPN.com.

The league's current deal, which ends after this season, has its No. 2 team going to the Gator Bowl or Sun Bowl, with Notre Dame eligible to be taken in place of the Big East twice in a four-year span.

The Gator Bowl likely will end its relationship with the Big East and instead sign a deal with the ...

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