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Blaise Ingoglia: 5 topics Bill Clinton won’t bring up in Florida today

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Hillary Clinton was scheduled to be in Palm Beach today fundraising and speaking at a political event, however, the former first lady is bailing on the Sunshine State and sending Bill Clinton instead. Mr. Clinton’s appearance is sure to include a spin on the recent negative headlines that plague his wife’s campaign. Since we are certain there are important topics he won’t bring up, here are the 3 things that will probably go unaddressed: The Real Reason Hillary Clinton Bailed…

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The first big day of Mark Richt’s Miami career arrives

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Mark Richt was serious when he talked about taking a break from coaching in the days that followed his unceremonious departure from Georgia. That is, until the text messages. Hundreds from former players arrived within days and each had a similar sentiment. The players were thanking him and saying how the lessons they learned from him still apply to their lives. Plus, in many cases, they added that they wouldn’t mind seeing back in Miami colors again. “If I didn’t…

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Year in Review: Season of turmoil ends with Miami heading in new direction

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It ended OK, OK? A season of turmoil ended with a football team that wasn’t terrible, with a quarterback who was pretty good, and with a new coach who looks promising for the Miami Hurricanes. It wasn’t the prettiest season for Miami, what with giving up 59 points to North Carolina and 58 to Clemson, with coach Al Golden being fired, with the controversy of a last-second kickoff return against Duke. In the end, however, Miami was a bowl team,…

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Miami attorney to become Florida Bar president in 2017

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Miami attorney Michael J. Higer has been chosen to become president of the Florida Bar in 2017. Bar officials say Higer’s term will begin after Tampa lawyer William J. Schifino Jr. serves in the post next year. Both will be sworn in at the Florida Bar convention in June 2016. Higer has been a member of the Florida Bar Board of Governors since 2008. He is a Miami Beach native with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and…

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Reports suggest USF could be going to Miami Beach Bowl

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Bowl bids will not officially be announced until Sunday afternoon, but an early leak has the University of South Florida going to Miami. According to a report by ESPN, which operates the bowl, USF would play Dec. 21 in the Miami Beach Bowl against Western Kentucky. An added footnote to the game would be Willie Taggart coaching against his former Western team, where he coached and quarterbacked. Western plays against Southern Miss for the Conference USA title o\in Saturday’s playoff…

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Perception of college athletes undergoing change for the better

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A perception exists that college athletes, student-athletes as they are called, are in college for few reasons other than to use their scholarship as a stepping stone to a professional sports career. In some cases that may be true. Men’s basketball and football players seem to represent this point of view. A few select players are the exception, not the rule. The overwhelming majority of college athletes earn a degree within 4-6 years. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has…

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Miami could find its answer in Bama assistant coach Mario Cristobal

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The realization always comes hard. As much as a fan may love the University of Miami, the college coaches of America are not all applying for the job. Shocking, right? By now, you might think that Utah’s Kyle Whittingham and Memphis’ Justin Fuente and Ole Miss’ Hugh Freeze would be taking Ibis to dinner. But UM is not quite UM anymore, and the job doesn’t pay that well, and expectations are through the roof. So where should the Hurricanes turn?…

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