Except for being in center of all the action at the American Airlines Arena, there's nothing like cheering on LBJ, D-Wade, Bosh, and the rest of the Miami Heat champs at a sports bar with an ice cold Yuengling on hand, surrounded by like-minded ride-or-die fans. At the peak of the 2013 playoff seas ... More >>
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 >>
It's September 19, 1983. Scarface had yet to premiere in theaters. The Heat, Marlins and Panthers didn't even exist. The Miami Hurricanes had yet to win a national championship. LeBron James hadn't even been born. So many icons associated with modern day Miami had yet to exist. On that night, the ... 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 assesses the Johnny Football situation. The NCAA is doing a great job maintaining its reputation as the sleaziest, most hypocrit ... More >>
Demetrius Jackson hasn't actually played in a single high school football game yet, but next year he'll be playing for the Miami Hurricanes. Jackson officially committed to the school today.
It's bittersweet for Miami Hurricanes fans that Shane Larking, only a sophomore, is making the jump to the NBA, but apparently the dude is good at jumping. Like, really, really good at jumping. He posted the second highest vertical leap ever recorded during the NBA combine today, and the highest rec ... More >>
The three people who may have the most to individually fear from the NCAA's investigation into the University of Miami are no longer with the school.According to Associated Press sources, Clint Hurtt, Aubrey Hill and Jorge Fernandez have been accused by the NCAA of purposefully misleading the invest ... More >>
Another week, another historic ranking for the University of Miami's men's basketball team. Thanks to Duke's loss to Maryland and the Canes' buzzer beater against Clemson, the team has moved up to number two in the polls. It's the team's highest ranking in school history, and also the first time tha ... 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 analyzes the Miami Hurricanes' sudden aversion to Florida high school football players.The University of Miami football program r ... More >>
The Miami Hurricanes men's basketball team is now ranked third in the AP poll, the highest ranking ever in the team's history. Last week, the Canes were ranked 8th.The team continued on its unbeaten path in the ACC this week by knocking off both Boston College and North Carolina in home court blood ... More >>
The Miami Hurricanes basketball team has reached new heights: they're now the number eight team in the country according to the AP poll. The 'Canes have only been here once before, and that was way back in 1960 when they were also ranked 8th. It's the team's highest ranking since 1985.
The Miami Hurricanes men's basketball team wrapped up their extraordinary week with a 71-47 drubbing of Florida State last night to remain undefeated in the ACC. Taken with their historic win over Duke on Wednesday, the 'Canes were rewarded handsomely in both the AP and USA Today Coaches' polls.
What a surreal but awesome day to be a Miami Hurricane fan. Just hours after the NCAA made the bizarre admission it had epically bungled its own investigation into the school, the Miami Hurricanes men's basketball team reminded the world that this is the campus that invented swagger by delivering a ... More >>
Though, the NCAA still has not delivered the official notice of allegations to the University of Miami, several details have started to leak out.Frank Haith, the former men's basketball coach who is now at the Missouri, in particular is said to be charged with "unethical conduct and failure to promo ... More >>
We're native to Southern Florida, but we have to imagine if we lived our lives in the chilly northeast and all the sudden found out we were moving to Miami we'd probably go around throwing our winter coats at people and proclaiming "I am going to Miami, Bi-atches, to hang with LeBron James and Glori ... More >>
Dun Dun Da Dun Dun Dun Da Dun Da Dun Da Dun. We are 24 hours away from the opening ceremony for the Games of the XXX Olympiad. While Chris Bosh and Dwayne Wade aren't joining LeBron James on the basketball court, we've still got some serious Team USA contenders representing the 305, 954, and the 561 ... More >>
Isiah Thomas has been fired from his job as head basketball coach at Florida International University, according to a statement released by the school. The former NBA star and New York Knicks coach brought big hopes with him to the campus but failed to deliver.
Once again, the University of Miami's women's basketball team is a third seed in the NCAA tournament, and once again President Barack Obama has snubbed them. Just like last year, the president predicts the Lady Canes will make a second round exit against a sixth seed team, this time at the hands ... More >>
Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow; what does that mean for Miami? Six more weeks of winter snowbirds dropping New York City money in our southern city economy. Per usual, Cultist has rounded out a list of the ten best events going down 'round the Big Mango this weekend, showcasing a variety of re ... More >>
Not many 6'2" rookies can manage to steal the spotlight away from a collection of future Hall of Famers in their second NBA game ever. Not many 28th place draft picks manage to be the main man responsible for saving the defending East Conference Champs from an embarrassing fourth quarter collapse ... More >>
On the day that sanctions were officially handed out to Ohio State, the University of Miami got the tiniest sliver of good news after talking to the NCAA. Basketball player DeQuan Jones can return to action immediately. He was suspended by the school for the entire season after his name su ... More >>
Every year the ACC asks a cadre of local and national media members and representatives from member schools to make their preseason pick for who will win the Woman's Basketball title. Every year since 1995 either Duke, North Carolina or Maryland has won. Well, not this year.The University of Miam ... More >>
Did you hear about the Florida university that's being investigated by the NCAA for ties to a convicted felon who worked for a sports agency and allegedly helped recruit players? No, not Miami -- the other Florida university under investigation. Yes, the University of Central Florida is also bein ... More >>
When Al Golden was plucked from college football obscurity as head coach of the Temple Owls to take over the Miami Hurricanes, a storied program that needed just a bit of fine tuning to be competitive again, it seemed like -- pardon the pun -- a Golden opportunity. Now, if an NCAA investigation p ... More >>
LeBron James helped turn Miami, a pretty solid football town, into a major basketball loving city almost over night, but can he get people interested in the University of Miami men's basketball team? The Heat superstar has inked a sponsorship deal with the Hurricanes team, and next season the ... More >>
Finally a political polling firm has decided to poll on something other than politics. Public Policy Polling surveyed Floridians on another contentious topic: sports. The poll shows LeBron James isn't exactly that popular in his new state, while Florida's favorite pro team is the Tampa Bay Bucc ... More >>
On Monday, we met Bobby Kent, former San Diego Chargers musical director, and the man who claims he's responsible for 'da da da da da da... CHARGE!' However on Wednesday, Tony Fox, director of the USC Trojan Marching Band, told us that former USC student Tommy Walker came up with the stadium ditt ... 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 >>
If Isiah Thomas talked much about his job as head coach at FIU Basketball during his interview with Fox Sports' Bill Ritter it didn't make the copy. Instead Ritter paints a picture of a man in a situation he doesn't want to be in desperately hoping to one day soon leave Golden Panthers behind for an ... More >>
Regardless of who holds the office, we generally prefer that the president of the United States generally be correct in his decision-making. Unfortunately for us, Barack Obama saw the Miami Hurricanes making a second-round exit in the NCAA Women's Basketball tournament at the hands of the Oklahom ... More >>
There's something special going on this season with the Miami Hurricanes women's basketball team, but the squad experienced its first setback since their second game by falling to FSU last night 66-59. The loss ends Miami's 17-game winning streak, which tied Duke's longest winning streak in the n ... More >>
For reasons that probably make more sense than they should LeBron James' favorite football team is the Dallas Cowboys. He's a diehard, apparently. Thing is the Cowboys suck something fierce this season, to the point that they just fired their coach. In fact, James can't even watch them anymore. H ... More >>
How strong is God's Power? via Name of the Year blogCan God's Power dominate this bracket?Tough enough to take down both Hitler and Stalin? Tenacious enough to defeat the villainous X'Zavier Bloodsaw? Brave enough to destroy Dr. Speedy Nutz? America will soon find out. Miami may not have an ... More >>
Photo via Sports GrillCan't get enough of March Madness? The Final Four's ahead -- after the University of Kentucky takes out those Ivy League wimps from Cornell. Sports Grill on SW 104th Street and 147th Avenue the place to do it. Why? The joint serves, by far, the meatiest and tastiest wings ... More >>
For college basketball teams, getting an NIT invite is kind of like winning an all-expense paid, mid-winter trip to Detroit.Better than nothing,kinda, but tough to get too excited about. Win the NIT, and you're officially the 66th best team in the land. Wooo!So what, exactly, is equivalent to gettin ... More >>
Police have identified the woman who was shot by a high caliber rifle while driving her car in Miami Gardens, but aren't much closer to finding out how or why it happened. [CBS4]Saturday afternoon a 3 year-old girl in homestead found a family members gun and accidently fatally shot herself. [CBS4]A ... More >>
Robinson blew $20,000 a night on strippers, his brother claims.With three seconds left in the game and his University of Michigan squad trailing Seton Hall by one point, 22-year old guard Rumeal Robinson lined up for two all-important free throws. The NCAA Division 1 basketball title hung in t ... More >>
Just a couple of weeks into his new gig as Florida International University basketball coach, Isiah Thomas is already beginning to exhibit his world-famous people-person charm.High school forward and Jacksonville native Chris Rozier had been offered a b-ball scholarship to FIU before Thomas got ther ... More >>
From the Knicks to the Golden Panthers. Oh, how the mighty have fallen.
LocalsThis was a depressing weekend full of sad news and pure evil. Like this guy who killed his estranged wife and three others at a party, and then himself. [Herald]Donte Stallworth, an NFL player, hit and killed a construction worker on 195. [AP] Got an exotic pet laying around you don't need any ... More >>
Local Carlos Alvarez recommends that the county add 13 hybrid buses to its fleet. [SFBJ] The final words of the music teacher who killed his wife and two daughters: "I love you," spoken to the 16-year-old son he shot at but missed. [AP] Some British guy was having a marvelous time over here in Flor ... More >>
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