It's over, folks. It's finally over, and the fact that Twitter is full of gloating jokes about the end of the messy NCAA investigation into the University of Miami athletics department tells you everything you need to know.
No one is claiming that last nights win over North Carolina was pretty for the Miami Hurricanes, but the 'Canes became the first team to maintain their undefeated status in week 8. Yet, ESPN's ACC football blogger Heather Dinich wasn't impressed, and in a bit of throwaway shade she called the 'Can ... More >>
Seantrel Henderson came to the Miami Hurricanes as one of the most celebrated and heavily recruited offensive tackles. In Sunday's game against Georgia Tech, Henderson sat out the game -- yet again -- for unspecified team rules violations, and it looked like the Canes hardly missed him. His colleg ... More >>
According to Public Policy Polling (yes, the same people who do political polls), Florida's favorite NFL team is the Dolphins. The state's favorite college football team are the Florida Gators. And the state's favorite baseball team doesn't even play in Florida. Turns out the Atlanta Braves are twic ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke predicts a golden season for the Miami Hurricanes. After two turbulent seasons as head coach of the University of Miami football ... More >>
Playing in the Orange Bowl used to send shivers down the spines of opposing teams. The 58-straight games the Miami Hurricanes won at home between 1985 and 1994 still stands unbroken as the longest home winning streak in modern NCAA football history. Of course, the ol' Orange Bowl was demolished to m ... More >>
Miami Hurricanes linebacker Gabe Terry was found with less than an ounce of marijuana and his time with the team is over because of it. The school announced today that he's been kicked off the team in the wake of his felony arrest.
The Scandal Bowl? The Lack of Institutional Control Bowl? The Mark Emmert's Credibility Memorial Bowl? Apparently, the University of Miami wants us to put on our brainstorming hats and come up with dumb puns by pushing forward with a future football game against Penn State.
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke gives his take on the latest developments in the NCAA probe of the Miami Hurricanes.The NCAA is finally wrapping up its investiga ... More >>
Mario Cristobal isn't going far after his surprising firing as FIU's head coach. He's just headed to Coral Gables.According to reports, Cristobal will join Al Golden's Miami Hurricanes staff as an associate head coach.
Last night's BCS game is in the history books, but Las Vegas never sleeps. Two odds makers are already out with betting lines for next year's championship, and they've both given the Miami Hurricanes 25-1 odds. Those are by no means spectacular odds, but better than one might expect for a team that ... More >>
To say the web ties worlds together seamlessly with invisible streams of data would be a gross understatement. So New Times is celebrating Miami's greatest with our first annual South Florida Web Awards. We've scoured online media from news, to arts and culture, to food and music, and Twitter and I ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke vents about one of the central players in the Nevin Shapiro University of Miami football scandal.With quarterback Stephen Morris s ... More >>
While there are plenty of talking heads doubtful that Al Golden's young Miami Hurricanes will even be able to win six games this season, old Howard Schnellenberger put down his pipe for a second, traveled down to Coral Gables, took one look at the team, and decided they were just about the best damn ... More >>
The University of Miami may be at the center of the Nevin Shapiro scandal, but it's not the only school that has had to deal with the fallout. That's because several coaches and staffers have since moved on to other programs.Today, University of Florida wide receivers coach and recruiting coordinato ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke gives an F to the Miami Dolphins and the Miami Hurricanes underclassmen who left school for the NFL draft.As much I've put t ... More >>
Anyone familiar with Miami wasn't surprised that Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen's comments about Fidel Castro set off a fire storm. But certain folks in the sports world were off on the sidelines scratching their heads or muttering things about how baseball managers aren't diplomats. Some are even de ... More >>
Could the Miami Hurricanes soon be on the hunt for its sixth offensive coordinator since 2005? Quite possibly if the Chicago Bears pursue current OC Jedd Fisch. The team is looking for a new passing game coordinator/quarterbacks coach.
Well, there were rumors that a Miami-area football coach could be leaving for a Pennsylvania school earlier this year, but Canes coach Al Golden squashed those Penn State rumors with a contract extension. Turns out those rumors may have been concentrating on the wrong Miami coach and Pennsylvania ... More >>
The former star quarterback from Miami Central Senior High who broke Jacory Harris' passing record, is leaving the University of Central Florida after following his breakout freshman season with a sophomore slump. Jeffrey Godfrey, who had requested a release from his scholarship, can transfer to ... More >>
We're not sure what's hurting worse: Miami's already depleted defense or North Carolina receiver Dwight Jones' groin after he got punched in his nether regions by Miami starting defensive tackle Micanor Regis during Saturday's game. As a result, Regis will be suspended for the next match against ... More >>
The attention has shifted somewhat back to the Miami Hurricanes losses on the field, but NCAA sanctions are still looming for the school's massive off-field failure to keep its players away from douche king sports booster Nevin Shapiro. It took a surprisingly long time, but it seems that one of t ... More >>
Jacory Harris will start for the Miami Hurricanes when the team makes its home debut in ten days against Ohio State according to USA Today. Harris, a senior, sat out the Maryland game due to his involvement in the Nevin Shapiro scandal, but will return to take over his starting duties despite ... More >>
After news broke yesterday that the NCAA would question the University of Miami about gifting allegations made by convicted Ponzi schemer Nevin Shaprio, initial reports indicated the school didn't think the NCAA would be able to find enough evidence to prove anything. Well, now coach Al Gold ... More >>
Linebacker Travis Williams has announced that he will transfer from the University of Miami. Williams was one of four players believed to be suspended for infractions from the season opener, according to unconfirmed reports by subscription site InsideTheU.com. Three of the players were apparently ... More >>
Jeffrey Brown, a 19-year-old red shirt Freshman on the University of Miami Hurricanes football team, has been charged with raping a woman on the school's Coral Gables campus. Brown has been suspended from the team indefinitely.
Yep, this is the guy. The University of Miami's search to replace athletic director Kirby Hocutt has come to an end. The Miami Herald reports that Shawn Eichorst, a deputy AD at the University of Wisconsin, has been hired for the job, and what a job it is. Not only will Eichorst be charged with m ... More >>
During former Miami Hurricanes basketball coach Frank Haith's introduction at his new gig Missouri he had cutting words for University of Miami saying, "I know I'm in a different place. I know I'm in a place where they care." We'd be more outraged though if we thought people actually really cared ... More >>
Regardless of what's actually on the mind of University of Miami interim athletics director Tony Hernandez, the media has already anointed Kansas State coach Frank Martin the frontrunner for the Canes' open basketball coaching job because of his considerable connections to the Miami area (connect ... More >>
via UM AthleticsSometimes, you don't know what you've got till it's gone. Or so hopes the University of Missouri, which is set today to hire away UM basketball coach Frank Haith -- a man so under-the-radar at Football U that Canes fans this morning are scratching their heads en masse at the headl ... More >>
Sure to be overshadowed by the alleged "Fuck the police" antics of linebacker Ramon Buchanan, but more relevant to next season's on-the-filed action comes the news that Jacory Harris is once again the number one QB for the Miami Hurricanes. The news comes as the team released their second depth c ... More >>
hurricanesports.cstv.comUM's lightning-fast cornerback DeMarcus Van DykeMiami, you may be trophy-less, but you've still got the goods.That's the news out of this year's NFL combine, where Hurricanes cornerback DeMarcus Van Dyke ran the 40-yard dash in an absurdly fast 4.28 seconds. That's the spe ... More >>
Well, it was all but official, but University of Miami Athletics Director Kirby Hocutt is leaving Coral Gables to take the same job at Texas Tech. Hocutt was seen as a rising star in the world of college athletics directors, and while his new job is certainly less high profile it will pay bet ... More >>
University of Miami Athletic Director Kirby Hocutt has interviewed for the same position at Texas Tech, according to The Sun-Sentinel, and apparently the interest is mutual. Hocutt has only served in the position in Coral Gables since 2008, but he's reigned over an uncertain era of Hurricane spor ... More >>
Every great Hollywood sports movie where our heroes must turn themselves from chumps into champs includes the ever important montage. Or as South Park once sang it, "We're gonna need a montage. (Montage!) A sports-training montage! (Montage!)."Indeed coming off a 7-6 season and under the guidance ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke addresses the pettiness of college football's National Signing Day.I have to admit University of Miami Hurricanes head fo ... More >>
With only six weeks to recruit and a limited number of scholarships to dole out head coach Al Golden has done a solid, though not spectacular, job at putting together his first recruiting class. The group is led by two five-star (as rated by Scout.com, anyway) defensive ends: Anthony Chickillo (a th ... More >>
Former UF coach Urban Meyer and former UM coach Randy Shannon saw their careers as heads of two of Florida's big three college football teams come to an end after this season for very different reasons, but they both appear to be headed to the same place: ESPN of course. Meyer, who won two nation ... More >>
The future of the Miami Hurricane's quarterback position seems to be with Stephen Morris, but Al Golden and his staff are apparently interested in landing former Rutgers quarterback Tom Savage. He was rated by one recruiting service at the 8th best QB in the 2009 class, and the 'Canes tried to wo ... More >>
After a string of initial set backs, new Miami Hurricanes head coach Al Golden and his team have turned around recruiting. Now the team has snagged Blake Ayles, who was rated the second-best tight end recruit in the nation in 2008 by Rivals.com, away from the University of Southern California. He ... More >>
Al Golden has said he was going to hire his offensive coordinator from the NFL to guide the Hurricane's traditional pro-style offense, and according to reports he's selected Seattle Seahawks quarterbacks coach Jedd Fisch for the job. The hiring hasn't been made official, but the team's official T ... More >>
So, you're an offensive coordinator who (indirectly at least) gets fired from his job for making his fair share of screw ups that lead the team to never getting into a BCS bowl, yet somehow you end up as a head coach at a school that just got into a BCS bowl this season. Yes, former Miami offensi ... More >>
auburntigers.cstv.comSoFla's own Wes Byrum won a national championship last night... with Auburn.To the chagrin of just about everybody in Florida, the Auburn Tigers defeated the Oregon Ducks last night 22-19 to capture the NCAA national championship.The "experts" might say that Auburn outlasted ... More >>
Well, University of Florida Athletic Director Jeremy Foley works a heck of a lot faster than his counterpart at Miami. Will Muschamp, the defensive coordinator of the Texas Longhorns, has been named the new head honcho in Gainseville. Previously he had been guaranteed to be Mack Brown's successor ... More >>
Urban Meyer's resignation couldn't have come at a worse time for the Miami Hurricanes. While it's all just chitter chatter at the moment, it makes total sense that UF would be interested in Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen. Which is bad news for Miami AD Kirby Hocutt, who reportedly possibly ha ... More >>