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Women's basketball loses 61-58 to No. 1 CMU

CLEVELAND -- When Miami took the court against top-ranked Central Michigan University on Friday morning, they did so with nothing to lose. Under the bright lights of the Quicken Loans Arena, the 'Hawks suited up for the program's first semi-final game of the Mid-American Conference Tournament in 10 years.


Angelo Gelfuso - The Miami Student
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Martin's contract extended through 2020

Following a breakthrough 2016 season in which the Miami RedHawks football program won six straight games to reach bowl eligibility, many expected the 2017 campaign to bring a Mid-American Conference Championship to Oxford. However, following an underwhelming 5-7 season full of missed opportunities and disappointing losses, the Red and White failed to take the next step many were hoping to see.


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Cincinnati Reds offensive preview

When asked about his expectations for the upcoming season, Reds' first baseman, Joey Votto, was clear with his expectations. "I think we're starting to get to the point where people are getting tired of this stretch of ball. I think something needs to start changing and start going in a different direction," Votto stated matter-of-factly to Cincinnati.com.


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RedHawks win three of four in Campbell Invitational

RedHawk baseball had a successful showing in the Campbell Invitational last weekend, winning three of its four games in Buies Creek, NC. After dropping the weekend opener to Western Michigan on Friday, Miami (5-3) bounced back to win its next three, sweeping a Saturday double-header against Yale, and then defeating Campbell on Sunday.


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LOOGYs, Pickles and Duck Snorts, Oh My!

The return of baseball is generally a welcome sight to individuals across America. It means the return of hot dogs, stadium lights visible from the interstate, cold drinks and everything else that you can find in the lyrics of a Kenny Chesney song.


Blake Nissen - The Post
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Miami loses overtime heartbreaker to OU

The RedHawks dropped their fourth straight game Saturday, losing to conference rival Ohio University 92-87 in overtime. It was Miami's sixth straight loss to Ohio in their history of "The Battle of the Bricks"


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Baseball splits season-opening series against ASU

Miami baseball kicked off its season with a 2-2 series split at Arizona State this weekend. After travel complications pushed Friday night's game to Saturday, the RedHawks played back-to-back doubleheaders and won the first and last games of the series 4-2 and 16-8, respectively.


Terry Norton - UMD Athletics
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Hockey blanked by Bulldogs

After disappointing 4-0 and 3-0 losses to No. 11/12 University of Minnesota Duluth this weekend, Miami hockey's losing streak extends to five games. The RedHawks have now been shutout for three straight games -- the longest the team has gone without a goal in its recorded history starting with the 1998-1999 season.


Jugal Jain - Photo Editor
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Varsity League of Legends starts out strong

With the formation of the first collegiate Division I Varsity E-sports program last year, League of Legends, the most popular game worldwide, has been a staple of Miami's program. After a disappointing semi-final finish last year, the Miami Varsity League of Legends team is out for revenge. Competing for their second time in the College League of Legends (cLol) tournament, the RedHawks have gone 4-1 through their first five weeks of regular season play.

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