Butch Davis

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    December 7, 2012

    Butch Davis Doesn't Want that FIU Job Anyway

    Sorry Golden Panthers fans, your team won't be getting former Hurricanes coach Butch Davis. After the shocking firing of head coach Mario Cristobal, rumors emerged that Davis was the school's top choice. Which made a certain amount of sense, considering Davis has a long history with FIU's Athle ... More >>

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    December 6, 2012

    Mario Cristobal: We Built FIU "From a Hole in the Ground"

    Do you have a college football team that's little more than a couple JuCo rejects and a dream? Is it basically a hole in the ground? Well, freshly fired former FIU coach Mario Cristobal would like to remind everyone that he specializes in turning laughingstocks into semi-respectable players. Perhaps ... More >>

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    December 5, 2012

    Butch Davis Top Candidate For FIU Job?

    Perhaps FIU's surprise firing of Mario Cristobal this morning makes a little bit more sense now. Butch Davis, the man who helped rebuild the Miami Hurricanes in the late '90s, is rumored to be the top candidate for the job.

  • News

    November 1, 2012
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    October 30, 2012

    Donna Shalala Is Running Hurricanes Football Into the Ground

    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 assesses the sorry state of Hurricanes football.It is University of Miami Coach Al Golden's second year on the job, and he's on h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2012

    Howard Schnellenberger Thinks the 2012 Canes Are the Best Damn Team He's Ever Seen

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2012

    FIU Coach Mario Cristobal Heading to Rutgers, According to Reports

    ​FIU fans recently breathed a sigh of relief when Mario Cristobal was passed over for the head coaching job at Pitt, but fans are tense again this morning as several reports indicate that Cristobal is close to be being named the new head coach at Rutgers.

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    2011 Miami Hurricanes Schedule Released

    Will the 'Canes open their first game against Randy Shannon? ​The 2011 Miami Hurricanes Schedule has been released, and despite some rumors, they won't be opening the season against Florida State. Though the opener could be even more interesting as they'll travel up to Maryland for a Monday night ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2010

    Oddsmakers Favor Hurricanes As Next Team To Get Major Sanctions

    Someone thinks the odds are high history could repeat itself​The USC Trojans are currently under harsh sanctions (much to the 'Canes benefit), and ironically Butch Davis, who once was charged with picking up the pieces of Miami's sanction shattered program, is now feeling the fall out of an NCAA i ... More >>

  • News

    April 29, 2010
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    April 27, 2010

    Hurricanes Football Coach Randy Shannon Deserves a New Contract

    Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Courtstand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke has a message for the University of Miami: Give Randy Shannon a new contract!The University of Miami is not playing fair with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2008

    Escape Reality With Football

    After what is sure to be a dramatic Presidential debate tonight, it'll be relaxing to follow some contests where the winner won't decide the fate of our nation. The dick sandwich servin', pig flyin' Dolphins have a bye this week, but the city's two college teams should keep your mind of the econom ... More >>

  • News

    March 27, 2008

    Cane Collapse

    How UM's March Madness came to an end.

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2006

    The Real Reason the 'Canes are Blowing it

    Coker, in better times Everyone wants to blame poor Larry Coker for the University of Miami's slide from perennial college football powerhouse to mediocrity. The U's fair-weather fans and the school's notoriously super-secret and super-influential board of trustees can't wait to give Cooker the ... More >>

  • News

    March 21, 2002


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

  • Diversions

    May 17, 2001
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    August 19, 1999

    Gridiron Fever

    FIU administrators think spending millions on a football program will do wonders for their school, and they'll sideline anyone who disagrees

  • News

    July 18, 1996

    The Uneven Bars

    When put to the test, many local sports-theme establishments don't live up to the hype