AAC team in Miami Beach Bowl

Updated: October 24, 2013, 3:13 PM ET
Associated Press

MIAMI -- The Miami Marlins' home run sculpture will become a touchdown sculpture for the Miami Beach Bowl.

Marlins Ballpark will host a team from the American Athletic Conference in the annual new bowl game beginning in December 2014. The opponent will usually come from the Mid-American Conference, the Sun Belt Conference or Conference USA, and the deal with Marlins officials runs six years, through the 2019 season.

Football hasn't been played on the site since the Orange Bowl was ...

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