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    November 14, 2014

    Miami Hurricanes Have the Talent To Beat Florida State Seminoles

    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. Today, Luke offers what it will take for the Miami Hurricanes to beat Florida State. On Saturday night the Florida State Seminoles football team ... More >>

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    November 12, 2014

    Ten Best Moments in the Miami-Florida State Rivalry

    Welcome to Hurricanes-Seminoles Week 2014, the latest installment in one of college football's most recognizable rivalries. When it's UM-FSU, shit goes down -- it's science. Canes-Noles is a game that garners attention around the nation regardless of the stakes, and rightfully so -- the matchup ha ... More >>

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    November 10, 2014

    College Football is Really Unpopular in Miami, According to Facebook Data

    Earlier this season Facebook data already confirmed the obvious: The Miami Hurricanes are the most popular college football team in South Florida. Duh. But that was just amongst people who liked any college football on Facebook, and didn't provide context on how big of a percentage of the local popu ... More >>

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    November 6, 2014

    Five Reasons UM-FSU Is College Football's Greatest Rivalry

    The University of Miami and Florida State University face off for 59th edition of college football's greatest rivalry next weekend. Oh yeah, I went there. The greatest. There are longer-running rivalries than Miami-FSU, rivalries that include schools geographically closer than Coral Cables and Talla ... More >>

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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 6, 2014

    Treon Harris, Former Booker T. Washington Star, Suspended by Florida Over Sexual Assault Allegations

    Between 2012 and 2013, Treon Harris lead Booker T. Washington High's football team to two state championships and a 22-game win streak as quarterback. On Saturday, he came off the bench and lead the Florida Gators to a come-from-behind win over SEC rivals Tennessee. Today, he finds himself suspende ... More >>

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    September 30, 2014

    Ten of Miami's Oldest Bars

    You can tell a lot about a city by its bar scene. Just take a look at Miami. The Magic City may be home to some of the flashiest uhntz-uhntz powerhouses in the country, but the 305 wouldn't be the nightlife mecca of the south if it wasn't for the vision set by our thirsty founding fathers and thei ... More >>

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    September 17, 2014

    Six Reasons Nobody Goes to Miami Hurricanes Games at Sun Life

    When the Hurricanes announced their "Go to Fewer Games!" campaign before the season began, this is not what they meant. This past Saturday, the paid crowd of 41,519 for the Hurricanes' 41-20 win over Arkansas State looked like half that number in cavernous Sun Life Stadium, and it was a smaller crow ... More >>

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    September 16, 2014

    All 34 Cities in Miami-Dade County, Ranked From Worst to Best

    There's nowhere in the U.S. quite like Miami-Dade County. It's larger than Rhode Island, has twice as many people, and is bordered by two national parks. Its 2.5 million residents are among the most diverse in the nation. And they live in a smattering of 34 incorporated cities, which range from 400, ... More >>

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    September 12, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: Boxing and Brunch, Giant Jackfruit, and Italian Tailgating

    Happy Friday. If you've been inside just about any store, you've noticed pumpkins, ghouls,and candy on display -- which means that Miami is gearing up for fall -- even though it's still about a grillion degrees outside. With fall come some amazing activities like football (and tailgates!), walks in ... More >>

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    September 9, 2014

    Disgruntled UM Fans Raising Money to Fly "Fire Al Golden" Banner at FSU Game

    Patience with Al Golden is beginning to wear thin among University of Miami fans and ex-players. Like Keira Knightley-thin. Last weekend's demolition of creampuff Florida A&M did little to calm those frustrations, and now a few fans have decided to let their frustration be known. In a very public wa ... More >>

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    September 4, 2014
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    September 3, 2014

    Five Things We Learned From the Miami Hurricanes' Blowout Loss

    We waited eight months for that? This past Monday, Hurricanes fans got a glimpse of their 2014 squad in a nationally televised 31-13 blowout loss to the Louisville Cardinals. The fans were not impressed. The play was much the same as what we saw all last season, which was incredibly disappointing. ... More >>

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    August 28, 2014
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    August 27, 2014

    Miami Hurricanes Season Opener: Five Things to Watch

    The Miami Hurricanes will kick off their 2014-15 football season Labor Day against the Louisville Cardinals in a rematch of their 36-9 Russell Athletic Bowl loss this past December. Much has changed in just a few short months -- both teams will sport new quarterbacks and many different starters this ... More >>

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    August 26, 2014

    The Canes Can Win Big if Donna Shalala Loosens the Reins

    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 upcoming Hurricanes football season. On Labor Day, the University of Miami Hurricanes will begin their season with ... More >>

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    July 30, 2014

    Why You Should Be Excited For Canes Football From Cutler Ridge Laz, UM Superfan

    The countdown is on. Miami Hurricanes football is just thirty-three days away from returning when the Canes face the Louisville Cardinals in their opener September 1. So how better to get ready than catching up with Canes superfan Cutler Ridge Laz? The man behind the #CanesFam Twitter movement wei ... More >>

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    July 10, 2014
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    July 8, 2014

    Two Hurricanes Players Arrested for Raping 17-Year-Old

    University of Miami football players Alexander Figueroa, 20, and JaWand Blue, 20, were arrested this morning on charges that they sexually assaulted a juvenile victim on campus on Saturday. According to police, both have admitted to the incident. They now both face charges of sexual battery on a p ... More >>

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    June 20, 2014

    NCAA Recruiting Scandal Pits Miami Hurricanes Versus Florida Gators

    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 online edition, Luke opines about the Miami Hurricanes and Florida Gators getting caught up in another college football controver ... More >>

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    May 21, 2014

    Dolphins Abandon Tax Breaks in Favor of Event Fees

    The Miami Dolphins have abandoned their plan to hand over ownership of Sun Life Stadium to the county in exchange for tax breaks in favor of a new compromise that would see the county offering incentive payments to the team for every major event booked in the stadium. See also: Report: Stephen Ross ... More >>

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    April 30, 2014

    Jameis Winston Reportedly Cited for Stealing Crab Legs from a Publix

    Jameis Winston may be from Alabama, but the Heisman winner and Florida State quarterback has certainly adjusted to Florida culture. He was reportedly slapped on the wrists earlier this week for pulling off one of the most Florida minor crimes ever: he stole seafood from a Publix. According to Toma ... More >>

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    January 31, 2014

    Who Should Miamians Root For In the Super Bowl: Broncos or Seahawks?

    Every year there is a Super Bowl. Every year, for the past 31 years, the Miami Dolphins have not been in that Super Bowl. So every year we're left deciding what team we're going to nominally root for that night. In fact, over the past few years Riptide has used a highly secret, semi-patented mathe ... More >>

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    January 2, 2014

    Will Al Golden Leave Miami for Penn State?

    Not since notorious job skipper Lou Saban left the Hurricanes for Army in 1978 amidst controversy has any head football coach left the University of Miami directly for another school. They've all either been handed a pink slip or a head coaching job on the pro level. It was for years one of the most ... More >>

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    January 2, 2014
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    December 31, 2013

    Louisville Destroyed Miami With Local Kids Who Used to Love the U

    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 addresses why the U is no longer black Miami's favorite college. At the Russell Athletic Bowl last weekend, Teddy Bridgewater a ... More >>

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    December 26, 2013
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    December 20, 2013

    Could the Future of the Miami-FSU Rivalry Be in Question?

    You know when you have a long running weekly poker game and you decide to add a new guy, but then he comes in and starts proposing a bunch of radical rule changes to how you play the game? Yeah, well Syracuse University is being that jerk. Despite being in the ACC for less than a season, Syracuse' ... More >>

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    December 5, 2013
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    December 5, 2013

    Jameis Winston Won't Be Charged With Sexual Assault

    Almost an entire year after the initial incident that triggered an investigation into whether or not FSU's superstar QB Jameis Winston sexually assaulted a woman, Tallahassee police have announced that no charges will be filed in the case.

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    December 3, 2013

    Jameis Winston Is Getting Railroaded

    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 a superstar college quarterback in Tallahassee. Whenever a celebrity athlete gets accused of sexually a ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    November 27, 2013

    UM and FIU Could Renew Football Rivalry

    Sure, last time we tried this, it ended in an epic on-field brawl. But the University of Miami and Florida International University are prepared to let bygones be bygones and are in talks about scheduling another football game.

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    November 6, 2013

    Jonathan Martin Should Have Stood Up To Richie Incognito

    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. Today, Luke weighs in on the Miami Dolphins bullygate. The Miami Dolphins have never experienced this much off-the-field controversy. The NFL f ... More >>

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    November 4, 2013

    Dolphins Suspend Richie Incognito After Bullying Allegations

    For years now, we have thought the Miami Hurricanes were South Florida's bad boys. Turns out, we were wrong. Those seemingly straight-arrow Dolphins are really a big money fraternity gone wrong. The team suspended guard Richie Incognito Sunday for detrimental behavior. He is part of the Dolphins si ... More >>

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    November 1, 2013

    FSU-Miami Is the Greatest Rivalry in College Football

    The Miami-FSU game doesn't come with a cutesy nickname. It's not played on a set weekend or at a neutral location. The campuses, despite sharing a state, are hardly geographically close. Both teams have a rival they hate more (in fact, the same rival). Players seem to have a mutual respect for each ... More >>

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    October 24, 2013
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    October 24, 2013

    College Bowl Game Not Played in Miami Beach to Be Called Miami Beach Bowl

    We've already told you about plans to bring a college football bowl game to Marlins Park. Well, the plans were officially announced today with one major surprise. The name of the game: the Miami Beach Bowl. Now for those of you not familiar with local geography, Marlins Park is located in the Litt ... More >>

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    October 24, 2013
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    October 22, 2013

    Grambling Protest Exposes Disrespect for Black Colleges

    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 goes to bat for historically black colleges. The Grambling State University football team's revolt is exposing an ugly reality ... More >>

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    October 22, 2013

    NCAA Ruling on UM's Nevin Shapiro Case: Nine Scholarships Lost, No Postseason Ban

    For two and a half years, Canes fans have cheered on the orange and green with a Ponzi-scheme raincloud over their heads. Ever since Yahoo published an in-depth reckoning of imprisoned booster Nevin Shapiro's claims about paying players and hosting wild bacchanals on his yacht, haters have gleefully ... More >>

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    October 21, 2013

    Reports: NCAA to Announce UM Sanctions Tomorrow, Finally

    Will the University of Miami finally learn its NCAA fate tomorrow? The Miami Herald tweets that according to a source the team's sanctions could come down tomorrow.

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    October 9, 2013

    The Sad Ballad of Seantrel Henderson's Miami Hurricanes Career

    Seantrel Henderson came to the Miami Hurricanes as one of the most celebrated and heavily recruited offensive tackles. In Sunday's game against Georgia Tech, Henderson sat out the game -- yet again -- for unspecified team rules violations, and it looked like the Canes hardly missed him. His colleg ... More >>

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    October 7, 2013

    All Seven Florida College Football Teams Won on Saturday for the First Time Ever

    If you are a fan of a Florida Division I FBS football team, you had good reason to celebrate Saturday. It didn't matter which team you were rooting for. For the first time since the FAU Owls became an FBS subdivision team in 2005, all seven Florida teams won games the same day. Yes, even FIU and USF ... More >>

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    October 3, 2013
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    September 26, 2013
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    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 >>

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    September 19, 2013

    Dan Marino Made His Dolphins Debut 30 Years Ago Today

    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 >>

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    September 13, 2013

    Dolphins-Colts: Five Things To Watch For

    Unbelievably, the Dolphins won their season opener for the first time since 2007 last Sunday. EHRRR MERR GERRRSH! The defense was stout, Ryan Tannehill seemed to elevate his game (especially on 3\thirdrd downs), Mike Wallace was already being considered as trade bait for his belly-aching postgame an ... More >>

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    September 9, 2013

    Google Has a Miami Hurricanes Mini-Easter Egg When Searching "7th Floor Crew"

    Any college football fan who does a lot of Googling knows that when you search for a team's name the search engine pulls up a specialized results page that include a header with the team's latest score and upcoming score as well as a sidebar with general information on the team. Well, as is a bit ... More >>

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