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Irish-Hurricanes Rivalry Renewed

Al Diaz/Miami Herald

As the promise of a new year inches closer, the thrill of an old college football rivalry will bring a grand ending to 2010.

For the first time in 20 years, the University of Miami and Notre Dame will collide on a football field, and the nation will be watching.

At 2 p.m., in the city nestled on the banks of the Rio Grande River and a short walk from the Mexican border, the Hurricanes (7-5) and Fighting Irish (7-5) will play to regain past glory -- and set a foundation for the future -- in the sold-out Hyundai Sun Bowl.

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