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Tickets for Famous Idaho Potato Bowl on sale at University of Toledo

Tickets for the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl are on sale at the University of Toledo athletic ticket office in Savage Arena.

The Rockets will play No. 18 Utah State in Boise at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 15.

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Tickets may purchased at the UT ticket office, by phone at 419-530-4653, or online at utrockets.com. Tickets will be on sale at UT through Monday. After that, game tickets can be purchased through the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Web site at famousidahopotatobowl.com or at the game.

Tickets purchased through the UT ticket office are $50, however students may purchase up to two tickets at $18 per ticket. The student ticket price of $18 will not be available after Monday at noon.

The university is also offering a charter trip called the Official Rocket Bowl Travel Package. Toledo alumni and fans may book the package to fly charter on Dec. 13 to Boise at the cost of $1,100 per person and return on Dec. 15.

For more information, contact the alumni office at 419-530-2586 or email alumnirelations@utoledo.edu.

Hockey

DETROIT — Detroit Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch is planning a $650 million multiuse development in downtown Detroit that includes a new home for his hockey team, it was announced Tuesday.

Ilitch said he's proposing a “substantial investment in the development of a new residential, retail, office, and entertainment district in downtown Detroit.”

Ilitch has long said he wants to build a new home for the Red Wings, who now play at Joe Louis Arena, and spokesman Sandra van Meek said the proposed development would include a replacement for Joe Louis, which was built in 1979.

Colleges

Ohio State's 1995 Heisman Trophy winner Eddie George has accepted a position with OSU that in essence makes him a designated hitter for president E. Gordon Gee in efforts ranging from fund-raising to interaction with athletes.

“It is such an honor and privilege to be able to work for Ohio State, which gave me so much and helped me grow personally and professionally,” George said.

“I am grateful to have the opportunity to apply what I've learned from my academic and football journey while at the university, along with the work I've been doing in the world of business, to support the transformative initiatives happening at my alma mater.”

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