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Chomping at Bits: How Louisville stood up to the bully Gators

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Louisville's Sugar Bowl victory over Florida required the sort of effort no one thought the Cardinals could muster against the mighty Gators. But it turned out the Gators weren't so mighty.

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How Louisville beat the bully: No. 1 being "Teddy Bridgewater did something ridiculous" is a good start. (Bill Connelly, SB Nation)

In praise of Charlie Strong: He's the guy I mind losing to least in all the country. Even less, in fact, than Steve Spurrier. (Andy Staples, SI.com)

Strong glad he stayed at Louisville: And he should be: Who wouldn't want a shot at a national title in 2013 with Bridgewater triggering an offense? (Edward Aschoff, ESPN)

Cussin' the Cards: If you want a perfect encapsulation of the Gator Nation-wide overreaction to a bowl game, this is it! (Spencer Hall, Every Day Should Be Saturday)

Andre Debose stars in loss: Debose's kick return touchdown was the longest in Sugar Bowl history, and he added to his Florida record for kickoff return TDs. He was not Florida's starting kick returner. (Chris Harry, GatorZone)

Florida women's basketball sees "struggles" continue in loss to Kentucky: The Gators fought back from an 11-point deficit to lead near the end of the first half, then cut another double-digit lead to four points in the final minute, but I guess hanging in on the road against a team that has dusted every foe it has faced except Baylor and Louisville is just another poor night in a close game for the Gators, who have developed a "troubling trend" of losing close games in recent years that was compounded by a seven-point loss on the road to a team with better talent that went to the Elite Eight in 2012. Pardon me while my eyes roll out of my skull. (Phillip Heilman, The Independent Florida Alligator)

Arizona pushing to be nation's luckiest college basketball team: Really. (Greg Hansen, Arizona Daily Star)

What Barack Obama and Kate Moss have in common: Other than being people y'all probably don't care about, that is. (Vanessa Friedman, FT.com)

What's the difference between the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 6? If you care at all about marketing, read this. (Forbes)

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