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Never been to Spain? USF Bulls soon will be running there

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There will be a different kind of running of the Bulls in Spain this summer. The South Florida Bulls’ basketball teams, the men and the women, have announced plans for a 10-day trip to Spain beginning Aug. 8. Under NCAA rules, teams are allowed to participate in a foreign tour every four years. The USF teams have several players and coaches who speak Spanish. The men’s coach is Orlando Antigua. The women’s coach is Jose Fernandez. Women basketball players for…

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Online gambling is for suckers

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The fact that the New York Times publishes a regular column on poker tells you how big the sport has grown in the last few years. Today’s column by James McManus argues that the Poker World is Flat (a play on the title of Tom Friedman’s book that discusses global interconnectivity) and that online gambling is just an oh-so-wonderful phenomenon. McManus provides some powerful statistics to back up his claim. “According to industry research, more than $60 billion has been…

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