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Bowl Championship Series

  • Calendar

    January 2, 2014
  • Blogs

    December 2, 2013

    Jameis Winston Watch: FSU, 1. Rape, 0. Arrest Him Already.

    Time to arrest Jameis Winston. Despite the FSU football star and Heisman Trophy favorite's claim that he had consensual sex with an unnamed girl, Tallahassee police and prosecutors have dawdled long enough. As you probably know, FSU's football team climbed to number one in the nation this morning ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2013

    Could This Be the Worst Season for Pro Football in Florida Ever?

    Since the 1995 inaugural season of the Jacksonville Jaguars, Florida has had three NFL teams. In that time Dan Marino retired and the Dolphins mostly slunk into irrelevant mediocrity. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers captured a Super Bowl ring and had a pretty decent '00s, but are now back to playing like i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2013

    The Miami Hurricanes Are Golden

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2013

    Which Team Is Florida's Worst: FIU or USF?

    More often than not the loser of the annual FIU-FAU game gets crowned the worst FBS team in Florida. This year something weird and strange is happening. USF, who once touted itself as part of Florida's "big four," sucks in historic measures. They opened their season with a 53-21 loss to McNesse Stat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2013

    NFL Would Contribute $150 Million to Sun Life Stadium Face-Lift

    As the county commission meets today to consider a proposed deal to renovate Sun Life Stadium, news comes that the NFL has decided to chip in $150 million of the estimated $480 million it would cost to Flip This House, leaving the county and the Dolphins with $350 million to cover. The deal als ... More >>

  • News

    January 31, 2013
  • Blogs

    January 29, 2013

    The Miami Dolphins Deserve Our Help

    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 comes to the defense of the Miami Dolphins.I'm with Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross on this one. The county and state should gi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2013

    Hurricanes Have 25-1 Odds to Win Next Year's Championship, According Vegas

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2013

    Nick Saban Says Coaching The Dolphins Was Hard Because All Those NFL Rules Are Just Too Fair

    Nick Saban won his third BCS championship with Alabama in four years last night by steamrolling through Notre Dame is a mind numbingly boring game, but, because the game was held in Miami, the local press corp gon the chance to grill him once again on his controversial stint as the Dolphins head coa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2013

    The Real Reason Nick Saban Took That Dolphins Job? Huizenga Gave His Wife a Big Check

    The reason your hairs are standing up on your neck? Former Dolphins coach Nick Saban is back in town. He returns tonight to the same stadium where he coached the Miami Dolphins through two unremarkable season to coach Alabama, the team he left for, in the BCS championship. It wasn't quite a LeB ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2013

    BCS Championship in Miami: Official Party Guide

    The BCS Championships pits the Alabama Crimson Tide against Notre Dame's Fighting Irish this Monday, January 7, at Sun Life Stadium. That means that tens of thousands of fans will fly in to Miami in the hopes of scoring a ticket (which are going for around $800 on some reseller's sites), only to hun ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 3, 2013
  • Blogs

    December 3, 2012

    The BCS Championship Game Is a Miami Fan's Worst Nightmare

    Come January 7, either the Alabama Crimson Tide or the Notre Dame Fighting Irish will be hoisting the championships trophy in the middle of Sun Life Stadium. For local sports fans, either way it will be a stomach churning affair. Could there have been a more nightmarish mashup for fans of the two te ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • News

    December 22, 2011
  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    Miami-Dade County Will Be the Only Place Where All Four Big Sports Trophies Have Been Handed Out

    We've only won three, but all four have been handed out in Miami-Dade. ​Miami is home to a couple of neat sports stats, but The Sun-Sentinel points out we're about to become home to another: the first and only county in America where the championship trophies of all four major sports leagues have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    LeBron James Defends Jim Tressel

    ​LeBron James may be on the brink of winning Miami an NBA Championship. Man that'll feel almost as good as that time the Miami Hurricanes beat Ohio State in the 2003 Fiesta Bowl to take home the BCS Championship. Oh wait...James is seriously testing our Miami sports fan heart strings by choosing t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2010

    Barf: Nick Saban Statue to be Erected

    via RammaJammaYellaHamma/Wiki Commons by CC2.0​Is that all Nick Saban wanted? A statue? Because, the former Dolphins coach is actually going to get one in Alabama after leading the Crimson Tide to a BCS Championship. We could have erected a statue of you Saban! You didn't have to sneak out of town ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    Top Ten of the Decade: Miami Sports Moments

    Riptide 2.0's regular sports commentator and FinsNation blogger Chris Joseph looks back at the top ten Miami sports moments of the decade. Low points like the Miami Dolphins crappy performance and the after-thought known as the Florida Panthers didn't make the cut. Sorry. ​10. Canes BaseballCoach ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    Champs Sports Bowl: Miami vs. Wisconsin

    ​Champs Sports Bowl: Miami Hurricanes vs Wisconsin Badgers, 8 p.m. ESPNSince college football doesn't have anything resembling a meaningful post-season, the most you can ask for besides ending up in a BCS bowl is an entertaining season. And boy did Canes fans get it this year. There was the joy of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    News Roundup: Flood Warning Issues

    The SEC is auditing the City of MIami and may be questioning some of its budget practices. [Herald]Here's another reason to avoid Hialeah: they're installing their first red light cameras starting by December 1st. [CBS4]Police in Miami Gardens, which still has one of the highest crime rates n the co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    Gators Refuse to Schedule Canes

    Florida Gators dominance is getting pretty boring for college football fans (apparently even for Gators fans), but UF athletic director Jeremy Foley is still set on making sure UF's non-conference schedule remains a cake walk for years to come, even if it means never playing one of the team's o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    2010 Super Bowl Might Be the First One Online

    A few months ago, Miami hosted the first BCS Championship game to be shot in 3-D. Next year, the city might host the first Super Bowl streamed online. CBS, which will broadcast next year's game, is hoping to persuade the NFL to bring the big game into the Internet age. The network made $30 million ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2009

    Glenn Straub's Latest Last-Minute Pitch for an Overtown Marlins Stadium Makes Far Too Much Sense

    With the Miami Dade Commission set to vote this afternoon on whether to blow hundreds of millions of your tax dollars during the worst recession in a generation on a new Marlins Stadium (not that we've got a stance on this thing or anything), downtown developer Glenn Straub sent a new memo to commi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2009

    Glenn Straub: Too little too late

    Hey Glenn Straub. I WANT to watch baseball downtown,. I WANT to TAKE the Metromover to games,But I wish you would just shut up.Straub penned a letter to the public (which you can find on the jump) defending his idea for a downtown stadium. But we've moved too far with the Little Havana stadium and I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    Two Senators Declare They're "Gonna Be High as a Kite by Then"

    Keeping up the grand tradition of politicians making friendly wagers on sports games, Florida Sen. Bill Nelson made a bet with Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn over the BCS Championship. Instead of a traditional bet, the two decided the loser would have to sing for the winner. Nelson of course won, and Cob ... More >>

  • Music

    January 8, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 17, 2008

    Pro Bowl: Reminder That UM Used to Have a Good Football Team

    It's hard to remember now, but what seems like eons ago, the University of Miami had the best (no questions asked) football program in the nation. In fact they had more alum selected to play in the NFL Pro Bowl this season than any other school. Seven former Miami players, including Andre Johnson, R ... More >>

  • News

    October 2, 2008

    South Florida's Stadium Madness

    Billions of taxpayer dollars feed the frenzy.

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2007
  • Music

    November 30, 2006
  • News

    March 30, 2006

    On a Rolle

    The time is now for Miamian Ahsha Rolle, whos not at NASDAQ

  • News

    November 3, 2005
  • Calendar

    December 16, 2004
  • Calendar

    November 25, 2004
  • News

    June 24, 2004

    Toxic Jock Syndrome

    Hank Goldberg offers Miami sports fans more than tired talk-radio shtick; the journalist backs up his on-air diatribes with hard facts and common sense

  • Diversions

    May 15, 2003
  • News

    December 26, 2002

    Fruit for Thought

    For 21 years, the King Mango Strut has been a countercultural rebuke to Miami political chicanery

  • Calendar

    December 12, 2002
  • News

    March 28, 2002

    Letters from the Issue of March 28, 2002

    More debate over athletics versus academics

  • News

    March 21, 2002

    Punt

    That's what UM administrators did rather than answer questions about athletes and academics

  • City Life

    May 11, 2000

    Best Local Girl Gone Bad

    Sister Jeanne O'Laughlin

  • Calendar

    December 24, 1998
  • News

    February 29, 1996
  • Music

    July 26, 1994

    The Days of Whine and Poses

    Warning! Danger! The Eagles have landed...again.

  • News

    April 28, 1993

    Money Well Spent

    Airport parties are first-class affairs, as long as you're a political player

  • News

    December 30, 1992

    Brother, Can You Spare A Marlboro?

    The Sugar Bowl could bring a sweet reward -- national championship number 5 -- to UM players. But mascot Sebastian the Ibis will be fighting a private war.

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