We're used to former Miami Hurricanes players setting all sorts of records in the NFL, but the WNBA? Not so much. Well, Riquna Williams, only in her second year of playing professionally after being on the Hurricanes women's basketball team, just set the record for most points in a single game by a ... More >>
The Miami Hurricanes basketball team isn't just making waves in the college world. They're inspiring the greatest players in the NBA too.Miami Heat stars Dwyane Wade and LeBron James were spotted in the stands when the 'Canes took on North Carolina and saw a crazy dunk so sweet they decided to recre ... More >>
What the what? LeBron James, perhaps the most recognizable athlete on the planet, won his first NBA championship after two years of non-stop media and public scrutiny. But, America didn't think it was that big of a deal. According to a new Marist poll of sports fans, the Heat's win was only the four ... More >>
So, we've had "Shit Miami Girls (and Guys) Say" and "Stuff Miami Heat Fans Say," and now finally we have "Stuff Miami Hurricanes Fans Say." Yeah, the guy behind the Miami Heat video has finally applied his magic to the Canes Nation. And it is totally true: No, we don't want to drive 30 minutes to ou ... More >>
This is awkward information for fans of both the Miami Heat and the Miami Hurricanes.Turns out Urban Meyer, now head coach of Ohio State and formerly the head coach of the Florida Gators and wide receivers coach at Notre Dame, once offered LeBron James a scholarship to play football for the Fighting ... More >>
Last night the Oklahoma City Thunder's staff introduced the Miami Heat to the sounds of Star Wars' "Imperial March." They intended it as some sort of cheap swipe. I couldn't help but chuckle. After all, I've been rooting for a team that's incorporated Darth Vader's theme music into their game day tr ... More >>
Most bracketologists had been expecting the Miami Hurricane's men's basketball team to sneak into the NCAA tournament as a lower seed, perhaps even tasked with the fate of having to win a play-in game. Still, it would have been the 'Canes first appearance in the NCAA tourney since 2008, and a nice a ... 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. In this special edition, Luke calls for an end to NCAA rules prohibiting athletes from making money.Since it was founded in 1905, the National ... More >>
Dwyane Wade could be taking his talents across the ocean. The Miami Heat guard was in suburban Chicago with Chicago Bears (and former Miami Hurricanes) player David Hester while the two were hosting camps for kids. Wade told the AP he'd be open to playing for the foreign league if the NBA lock out d ... More >>
The Miami Heat may be in danger of losing one of their hometown players. James Jones has informed the organization that he won't be exercising the player option in his contract and will instead chose to become a free agent, reports The Miami Herald.
via WikiCommonsFor a coaching job that isn't exactly one of the most high-profile in NCAA basketball or even on the University of Miami's campus, the search for a new leader for the Hurricanes' next men's basketball team sure took a lot of twist and turns. Hampered by a concurrent search for an a ... More >>
We're not sure what is going on in Coral Gables. The Hurricanes have a potential superstar college basketball coach in Frank Martin who seems like he's just waiting for a call, but they're spending all of their time trying to lure so-so candidates for the men's basketball coaching job who don't e ... More >>
Those of us who bleed orange and green may have been left holding back tears of orange and green after the disappointing football season, but cheer up Hurricanes fans. The most promising University of Miami team so far this year appears to be the women's basketball Ttam. They entered the AP p ... More >>
Michael MillerCentral running back Devonta Freeman is FSU-bound, but not before another tilt at Northwestern and a state titleDevonta Freeman grew up running through the thick mud on the riverbanks in Georgia. By the time he was a teenager, he was sprinting for cash on the street corners of Littl ... More >>
Oh how it must eat away at Isiah Thomas every day that he's sitting in his FIU offices coaching a Sun Belt team, while just a few miles away the Miami Heat have become the most talked about team in the NBA. In a chat with ESPN New York, Thomas talks about wanting to return to New York, and hints ... More >>
ESPN loves 3D, and despite the fact the technology is only available in a small number of American households they've launched the country's first 3D cable network this summer with ESPN 3D. They also seems to have a love hate relationship with two certain Miami sports teams, so it only makes sens ... More >>
What's Dwyane Wade's kryptonite? Other than the occasional New Times feature, of course.Dwight Howard and Shaquille O'Neal, two seven-foot hulks with firm Floridian ties, have, in recent years, been involved in a weird war of words (mostly Shaq's) concerning who has rightful claim to the nickname ... More >>
LeBron James may be headed back to Ohio soon. The Heat star tweeted today he may make an appearance at next Saturday's game between the Ohio State Buckeyes and Miami Hurricanes, but he'll be rooting for OSU.We wish LeBron would stop trying to re-ingratiate himself with Ohio sports fans. He's made ... More >>
Hate on haters.The Miami Heat are the new evil empire, yeah, yeah, yeah. In fact, before they've even hit the court, the 2010-2011 Heat have been ranked the 25th most hated sports team of all time by Sports Illustrated. You can hate all you want, because this city is used to it. What's SI's most ... More >>
Edwin Valero racked up an impressive 29-0 record in his professional boxing career, all ending with KOs, with 19 in the first round. The Venezuelan was never destined to be popular in Miami, considering he had a giant portrait of Hugo Chávez tattooed on his chest, but he's dead now. He was ... More >>
via Canes SportsYour NCAA bracket might be in shambles (Butler? Really?), your Miami Hurricanes got snubbed from the NIT, and your FIU Golden Panthers never had a chance, but there's still some reason to be excited about postseason college basketball: The Miami Hurricanes women's b-ball team has ... More >>
A family brought a charcoal grill inside to keep warm. They had to be treated for carbon monoxide poisoning. [JustNews] A 9-year-old girl and her stepfather were found shot to death in their apartment. Police believe it could be a murder-suicide. [FoxNews] Today's 36-degree temperature ... More >>
Despite the fact UM Basketball has only lost one game this season they've lingered in the "also receiving votes" section of the AP's college basketball poll. Most likely because detractors pointed to the team's relatively easy early season schedule. But Saturday's win against ACC rival Wake Forest s ... More >>
The good news: The roller-skating thief who tormented the Jacuzzi Boys was quickly captured. The bad news: This was not allowed to mature into a thoroughly hilarious, full-scale crime spree. If it appears your child might have a future in the NBA, you might just want to take a bit of time out o ... More >>
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