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Five Spot / Quick hitters on the light side

1. GOOD SEATS AVAILABLE

Jasmine Jordan, the daughter of Michael Jordan (above), will be attending Syracuse University in the fall. The school has already started selling tickets to Parents Weekend.

2. LET'S RUN IT AGAIN

The NCAA is looking into charges that the Eastern Michigan women's basketball team violated practice time limits. Eastern Michigan? Who knew that the MAC was so competitive that teams had to cheat to get ahead?

3. AN UNUSUAL LIST

Legendary high school basketball coach Bob Hurley told campers to beware these "evils": video games, air conditioning, steady girls and the three-point line. He said to be particularly careful of women who can sink the three on Playstation games.

4. SUDDENLY REASONABLE

Texas A&M was looking at $30 million in exit fees if it tried to leave the Big 12 in favor of the SEC. Think about that the next time you complain about the toll upon turning off the New York State Thruway.

5. THANKS FOR LITTLE

Aaron Maybin won't be lining up on defense for the Bills in games any more after his release on Monday. Of course, in terms of his impact on the field, his 2011 contribution won't be much different than it was in 2010.

-- Budd Bailey