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Atlantic Coast Conference (Football)

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    October 10, 2014

    Gator Nation Hates Black QBs

    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 explains the University of Florida's problem with African-American quarterbacks. University of Florida quarterback Treon Harris ... More >>

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    October 8, 2014

    Randy Shannon Was a Better Coach Than Al Golden and Here's the Proof

    The Miami Hurricanes dropped their third game of the season against Georgia Tech this past Saturday, all but assuring that the 2014-15 campaign will be just another dead-end. The frustrating loss to the Yellow Jackets has even caused some of Al Golden's most loyal supporters to reconsider their alle ... More >>

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    February 21, 2014

    Should the Miami Hurricanes Play in Beckham's Proposed Soccer Stadium Too?

    The fact that the Miami Hurricanes are stuck playing 21 miles away from campus in Sun Life Stadium sucks. The likelihood of the team ever getting their own stadium is slim. It's a situation without many solutions, so news that there's at least some interest in the Hurricanes perhaps becoming a tenan ... More >>

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    February 5, 2014

    Hurricanes Net Solid Class on Drama-Free Signing Day

    Despite last-minute interest in Alabama and continued overtures from Florida State, five-star defensive end Chad Thomas of Booker T. Washington Senior High approached the podium at the school's national signing day event, popped "U," and put on a Miami Hurricanes jacket. It was the highlight of a d ... More >>

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    January 2, 2014
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    October 18, 2013

    Hurricanes Basketball Picked to Finish 12th in ACC

    The Miami Hurricanes basketball team walked away with an ACC tourney championship and a ride to the sweet sixteen last season, but expectations have been considerably lowered this season. The ACC media has picked the 'Canes to finish 12th out of 15 in the conference. Which is what happens when you r ... More >>

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    October 18, 2013

    ESPN Throws Shade at Hurricanes: "The No. 10 team in the Country -- Allegedly"

    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 >>

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    September 3, 2013

    The University of Florida's Racist Legacy Runs Deep

    Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke breaks down the good ole boy history of the University of Florida. The Gator nation is always acting like they are so much better than Canes nation. Flor ... More >>

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    August 27, 2013

    Almost Everyone at ESPN Thinks the Miami Hurricanes Are Headed to the ACC Championship Game

    Hurricane season starts Friday as the boys in orange and green take on FAU in the season opener, and expectations are already riding high. The ACC media has already picked Miami as the likely winner of the ACC's coastal division, but now "the worldwide leader in sports," ESPN, has spoken. The vast m ... More >>

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    August 22, 2013
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    August 13, 2013

    Rival Coach: Hurricanes Home Atmosphere Is a "Shame" and a "Joke"

    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 >>

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    July 22, 2013

    Miami Hurricanes Predicted to Finally Win ACC Coastal Division This Year

    Is this the year the Miami Hurricanes finally make it to their first ACC championship game? The media seems to think so. During the Atlantic Coast Conference's media kickoff day, the assembled sports reporters picked the Hurricanes to win the Coastal division in a poll.

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    June 26, 2013

    Miami Hurricanes' 2014 Recruiting Class Ranked Fourth Nationally

    It's almost as if the school isn't in the midst of a never-ending NCAA investigation. According to 24/7 Sports' composite rankings of the major recruiting services, Al Golden has amassed the fourth best recruiting class for 2014 in the nation. The team moved up nine places since the last standings ... More >>

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    February 21, 2013
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    January 1, 2013

    Florida State vs. Northern Illinois: The 2013 Orange Bowl Haters Guide

    Tonight, the Orange Bowl, once one of the premier college bowl games in the land, continues its sad slope into mediocrity by featuring the champion of the worst big conference that will actually exist in a few years (sorry Big East) and a BCS buster no one cared about or gave much credit to until pr ... More >>

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    December 27, 2012
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    November 2, 2012

    Poll: Should The Miami Hurricanes Sit Out A Bowl Game This Year?

    The Miami Hurricanes aren't quite bowl eligible just yet, but last night they shook off a three-game losing streak and delivered an epic 30-12 smackdown to the Virginia Tech Hokies. The worst of their schedule is behind them (including loses to three teams in currently in the BCS top 10), and the Ca ... More >>

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    November 1, 2012
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    September 22, 2012

    Hurricanes Defeat Georgia Tech 42-36 in a Slow Burn Thriller

    If this game was a fancy four course meal it would have started out with the greatest soup ever. Seinfeld Soup Nazi level soup. You'd be content with eating nothing but this soup for the rest of your life. Then the second course comes around and the waiter serves you a salad topped with a giant heap ... More >>

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    September 8, 2012

    Miami Hurricanes Get Routed by Kansas State 52-13 in Worst Loss in Years

    "Oh, down 14-0 on the road in the first quarter," some of us might have thought. "Whatever, we did it last week." If that gleeful optimism wasn't wiped away once you realized the 'Canes were playing a ranked opponent and not an ACC bottom dweller, Kansas State certainly reminded you of that fac ... More >>

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    August 31, 2012

    Are We Excited About Miami Hurricanes Football Season? Can We Pretend to Get Excited?

    It's not so great to be a Miami Hurricane.The cloud of an NCAA investigation looms over the program all because a pathetic, Ponzi scheming manchild decided it would be a real cool idea to buy the friendship of college kids. Much of the ballyhooed-but-ultimately-disappointing 2008 recruiting class is ... More >>

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    June 21, 2012

    The Orange Bowl Could Become a Playoff Game Every Other Year

    So here's the bad news: Miami will likely no longer be hosting the BCS Championship game every four years. Here's the good news: The Orange Bowl is no longer in danger of total irrelevance and will likely become part of a long-awaited college football playoff system. BCS commissioners have reached a ... More >>

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    May 23, 2012

    Is the Annual Orange Bowl in Danger of Becoming Even More Irrelevant?

    Let's not put the cart before the horse, but there are other Miami matters to think about besides whether or not the Hurricanes leap to the Big 12 or stay relegated to the ACC. And that's mostly the fate of the Orange Bowl. The game has already lost a lot of its luster in the BCS era, but could news ... More >>

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    October 21, 2011

    Which Florida College Team Will Make It Back Into the AP Top 25 First?

    ​The great college football blight in Florida continues as not a single team from the state is in the AP poll. Before the release of the week seven poll, that hadn't happened since 1982. Though, while the Big 3 -- University of Florida, Florida State, and University Miami -- now sit at three losse ... More >>

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    October 10, 2011

    The Worst Weekend in Florida College Football History

    ​December 6, 1982 was the last time that neither the University of Miami, Florida State or University of Florida football teams were in the AP poll. Since then the college football teams of the state of Florida had gone on to dominated modern college football, winning 10 national championship betw ... More >>

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    September 16, 2011

    FIU vs. UCF Actually Matters

    ​Unless you're an Owl or an Ibis, you're probably pretty happy with your Division I FBS Florida football team right now. UF, FSU, USF, FIU and UCF all enter week three with a 2-0 record, and all but one has big game this weekend.Sure, you might be revved up as the Gators take on their first SEC ch ... More >>

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    September 6, 2011

    Miami Hurricanes Fall to Renaissance Fair Jesters

    ​Never mind the embarrassment caused by the Nevin Shapiro scandal. Forget the suspensions. Put aside the looming thoughts of further NCAA sanctions. Let us be glad as Miami Hurricane fans that our team will never, ever face the humility of taking to the field dressed in something either looking li ... More >>

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    September 5, 2011

    Miami Hurricanes vs. Maryland Terrapins: Well, It Could Be Worse

    ​As we all know college football is purely an amateur sport. The kind of mere amateur sport, of course, where a broadcast powerhouse can look at its TV schedule, realize it has a Labor Day hole, and coerce a team that historically guarantees good ratings to change its schedule so everyone can make ... More >>

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    July 28, 2011

    Randy Shannon's Name Keeps Popping Up as Possible Butch Davis Replacement

    ​In a shocking bit of fate, Butch Davis, the man widely credited for getting the Miami Hurricanes house back in order after NCAA sanctions, has been fired for dragging the UNC Tar Heels into their own NCAA investigation quagmire. The news cycle being what it is, sports writers are already offering ... More >>

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    July 25, 2011

    Hurricanes Picked to Finish Second in ACC Coastal Division

    Another year, another season of uncertainty for Miami Hurricanes football. Could this finally be the year the once-storied team makes it to its first ACC championship game? Reporters who cover the Atlantic Coast Conference don't think so and have picked Miami to finish second in its division.

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    January 12, 2011

    Mark Whipple to be Named UConn Head Coach

    ​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 >>

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    November 16, 2010

    Stephen Morris Will Start for Hurricanes on Saturday

    ​Miami has become the land of great quarterback uncertainty, but unlike a certain professional team we'll have some deserved faith in who will be starting for our college team in their next game. True freshman Stephen Morris will make his third straight start for the 'Canes against Virginia Tech t ... More >>

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    November 15, 2010

    'Canes Once Again Top Ranked Team in Florida; Stephen Morris May Start Again

    Considering the uncharacteristic mediocrity of Sunshine State college football this year it's sort of a hollow achievement, but following the Hurricanes 35-10 dismantling of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets they're once again the highest ranked college football team in Florida. Fans can thank the sur ... More >>

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    October 1, 2010

    Miami Hurricanes Take on Clemson Tigers in First ACC Test

    Even before these season started we would have been happy for the Hurricane's first ACC championship and a win in the Orange Bowl to ice the cake. Maybe then we could start clearing room, in our minds at least, for that elusive sixth national championship. With their loss to Ohio State, ba ... More >>

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    September 23, 2010

    Miami Hurricanes Take on Pitt Tonight In Our Last Chance to Defend The Honor of the ACC

    When it comes to football, the Atlantic Coast Conference has become a sad, depressing little thing this season. Given the sentiment in the sports universe lately it seems some would be happy to see the ACC downgraded to a flag football club. Granted, Virginia Tech's woes are most to blame for that s ... More >>

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    September 10, 2010

    Miami vs. Ohio State: Why a Win Would Feel So Good (And a Loss Isn't the End of the World)

    ​It might take a crack squad of psychoanalysis to properly dissect all the emotions Canes Nation has been going through leading up to Tomorrow's game against Ohio State. To put it simply though, a win in this game would feel better and be more monumental than almost any other win the Hurricanes ha ... More >>

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    February 18, 2010

    News Roundup: Heat Edge Nets, but Dwyane Wade Injured

    7th Graders from St. Thomas Catholic Middle School joined President Obama at the White House as he made a call to astronauts on the International Space Station yesterday. [NBCMiami]The State has decided to challenge a local judge's decision to allow a lesbian couple to adopt a child. [Herald]Just wh ... More >>

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    January 5, 2010

    Orange Bowl: Yellow Jackets Are the Favorites, But Hawkeyes Will Bring More Fans

    ​Land Shark Stadium will host the 76th annual Orange Bowl tonight, with the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets taking on the Iowa Hawk Eyes. Locally, the most exciting facet could be that this game might mark the last time Land Shark will be officially known by that terrible moniker (it'll revert back to ... More >>

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    December 21, 2009

    Hurricanes Dominated in the NFL in the '00s

    No college football team hit such heights and then sunk to such lows this decade than the Miami Hurricanes. From the 2001 team that won a national championship -- and is considered by most sane sports commenters as the best college team of the past ten years if not of all time -- to the 20 ... More >>

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    December 6, 2009

    Canes Headed to Champs Sports Bowl; Iowa and Georgia Tech Set for Orange Bowl

    ​You might as well call this year's Champs Sports Bowl "The Shalala Bowl," because Miami's current President and University of Wisconsin's former Chancellor Donna Shalala might be the person most excited by the match-up. Maybe the only person? Yes, that means The Gator Bowl's nefarious scheme ... More >>

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    November 2, 2009

    Canes Barely Beat Wake Forest: Slightly Embarrassing but Entertaining

    Could you imagine if Wake Forest kicker Jimmy Newman actually made that 60-yard field goal at the end of the game? Yeah, it was nearly possible, but it could have happened. Or imagine if the Demon Deacons had gotten a little farther down field in their last drive and set Newman up for a more li ... More >>

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    October 26, 2009

    Miami Hurricanes Lost Two Things This Weekend: a Game to Clemson and All Hope

    via Ragetoons​Never underestimate those Miami Hurricanes. Tell them their opening stretch against four ranked opponents is the gridiron equivalent of a minefield in which they might get blown away, and they'll rack up three wins. Tell them the rest of their season should be a breeze, and they'll s ... More >>

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    October 23, 2009

    Football: Clemson Would Love to Upset Miami's Cake Walk

    via 26 PigsClemson Tigers @ Miami Hurricanes, Saturday 3:30 pm on ABC​While UCF was an easy win, watching their defense sack Jacory Harris six times wasn't a pretty picture. Especially considering that the on-going saga of Sam Bradford's shoulder was still fresh in the mind. It's not exactly great ... More >>

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    October 19, 2009

    Miami Hurricanes: A Top Ten Team That Might Not Even Make It to Its Conference Championship Game

    ​For the first time this season, the Miami Hurricanes are ranked in the top ten of all of the major polls: eighth in the AP, ninth in the coaches', and tenth in the Harris Interactive and BCS standings. But, with the exception of LSU, we're the only team in the top ten that doesn't control its own ... More >>

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    March 25, 2009

    Statistically, Randy Shannon Has Two More Years To Win a National Championship

    Bruce Feldman is no stranger to Canes Football. He literally wrote the book, Canes Mutiny, on the team. His recent blog post over at ESPN doesn't directly address the Canes, but it does bring up an interesting point to ponder: in eight of the ten past seasons the National Championship has been won b ... More >>

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    January 1, 2009

    The Cheap Seats

    FedEx Orange Bowl boasts CompUSA Bowl-like matchup.

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    November 21, 2008

    File Under "Ass Beating"

    Old photo, same result Ah, the resurrected Miami Hurricanes football program. Ranked in the top 25 again! Headed to the ACC title game! Unable to stop some one-legged homeless guy from Atlanta from busting off a 15-yard run! There are many ways to prove that the AP voters have overranked your team ... More >>

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    October 17, 2008

    Weekend Football: Make a Statement

    Last weekend proved a harsh bit or reality to Dolphin's fans. We lost to a friggin' winless team! It wasn't quite the upset that our win against the Pats were, but damn it must not do much for morale, one point difference or not. Things were brighter on the college level. The Canes picked up an expe ... More >>

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    September 20, 2007

    U Can Do It

    Bleed orange and green today at the Orange Bowl

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