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This time, it’s the Hurricane of Tulsa that reigns in Maimi

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Miami is renown for the strength of the Hurricanes. In this case, it’s the Tulsa Golden Hurricane. The Hurricanes swamped Central Michigan in a 55-10 victory in the Miami Beach Bowl Monday, scoring 38 points in the second and third periods and coasting. Senior quarterback Dan Evans led the way, throwing for 304 yards and five touchdowns in the victory. He got plenty of help, as running backs De’Angelo Brewer ran for 105 yards and James Flanders ran for 100.…

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UCF Knights fall just short in upset attempt against Tulsa

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A last-ditch effort by the UCF Knights fell by the wayside Saturday night, leaving the team short of an upset bid against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane. Milton Mack’s fourth-and-goal pass from the four fell incomplete with four minutes to play, leaving UCF on the wrong side of a 35-20 defeat. The Knights, one of the nation’s most improved teams, fell to 6-5 with the loss. UCF took an 8-0 lead on a 28-yard interception return by D.J. Killings. The game…

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Hillary Clinton: Deaths of unarmed blacks ‘unbearable’ and ‘intolerable’

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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton decried the two recent police shootings of unarmed black men – and all those that have proceeded it the past two years – as “unbearable” and “intolerable” and vowed to do something about it as president. In a speech she gave in a predominantly black neighborhood in Orlando Wednesday, Clinton also decried the targeting of police officers, including the incident in Philadelphia Saturday in which a gunman targeting police killed a civilian and wounded two…

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Virginia Tech’s Frank Beamer gets close victory in final game

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Virginia Tech sent longtime coach Frank Beamer out a winner Saturday night as the Hokies held on for a wild Independence Bowl victory. The Hokies won 55-52 over a Tulsa team that would not go away. It made for one of the highest-scoring, wackiest bowl games of the season. Virginia Tech scored 45 points in the first half alone, taking a two-touchdown lead into the second half. It was 52-37 going into the fourth quarter. Tulsa scored the final 15…

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