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Look for comedic parents in NCAA Tournament crowd on Saturday

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A look at some interesting things as we head into Saturday, the first day of the second round of the NCAA Tournament: SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE There will be plenty of parent shots during two games Saturday. No. 12 seed Xavier and assistant coach Luke Murray, son of actor-comedian Bill Murray, faces third-seeded Florida State in Orlando, Florida. Meanwhile, Charlie Hall, son of former SNLers Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Brad Hall, plays for eighth-seeded Northwestern, which faces top-seeded Gonzaga in Salt Lake…

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Miami finally wins a bowl game, beating West Virginia in Russell

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If Brad Kaaya is leaving the University of Miami for the NFL, he went out with style Wednesday night. Kaaya threw for 282 yards and four touchdowns, leading the Hurricanes to a 31-14 victory over 13th-ranked West Virginia in the Russell Athletic Bowl. It was Miami’s first win in 10 years, and seven bowls. Kaaya, the game MVP, hit 24 of 34 pass attempts. Kaaya already held Miami’s career record in yards and took over the school’s No. 1 spots…

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Miami hopes to snap losing streak in bowls against West Virginia

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Time was, the Miami Hurricanes rang in the New Year. You didn’t want to mess with the ‘Canes in a bowl game. Ask Florida. Ask Nebraska. Ask Alabama. Miami won five in a row from 1988-1992. They won six of seven from 1996-2004. In those years, Miami was pretty good most of the time, but they seemed to save their best for last. But not anymore. As Miami prepares to play against a good West Virginia team in today’s Russell…

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Mitch Perry Report for 5.11.16 — Hillary’s weak close

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For the last week, the political news media has been obsessed with the likely Donald Trump/Hillary Clinton general election confrontation. Although he has been the front-runner throughout 2016, Trump’s big victory over Ted Cruz in Indiana last week prompted Cruz and John Kasich to quit the race, and by last Wednesday, Trump was your GOP nominee. It’s been a week of taking stock just on that. But concurrent with that is the fact that it’s felt for awhile that while…

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