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College Football

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Stephen Morris Will Start for Hurricanes on Saturday

    ​Miami has become the land of great quarterback uncertainty, but unlike a certain professional team we'll have some deserved faith in who will be starting for our college team in their next game. True freshman Stephen Morris will make his third straight start for the 'Canes against Virginia Tech t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    'Canes Once Again Top Ranked Team in Florida; Stephen Morris May Start Again

    Considering the uncharacteristic mediocrity of Sunshine State college football this year it's sort of a hollow achievement, but following the Hurricanes 35-10 dismantling of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets they're once again the highest ranked college football team in Florida. Fans can thank the sur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2010

    Mississippi State's Dan Mullen Is The One Smearing Cam Newton

    ​Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once 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 comes to Cam Newton's defense.There is a campaign to destroy the reputation of Auburn Tigers quarterback Cam Newton, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    LeBron James Would Rather Watch Kenny Powers Than His Dallas Cowboys

    ​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 >>

  • News

    October 21, 2010
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    October 14, 2010
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    October 11, 2010

    Kentucky Wildcats in Hurricane Country? South Miami Grey Ghosts Leave 'The U' Feeling Blue

    Michael E. MillerWeseley Neal, 8, shows off his new Kentucky jersey courtesy of the NCAA Youth Initiative​So much for #1 in Florida. First the Seminoles stomped the U on Saturday. Now it seems even out-of-state teams are taking over the Hurricanes' home turf.Barely a mile from the University of Mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    Miami Central & Northwestern Kick-Off Tonight in 'Cage' Match

    Michael MillerPumped Up: Neither team needs any pep talk for tonight's bragging rights game​Friday night is a snooze-fest for college football. So instead of nuking a bowl of nachos and watching Oklahoma State vs. LA-Lafayette, get off your fat ass and check-out the best high school football game ... More >>

  • News

    September 30, 2010
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    September 23, 2010
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    September 23, 2010

    Miami Hurricanes Take on Pitt Tonight In Our Last Chance to Defend The Honor of the ACC

    When it comes to football, the Atlantic Coast Conference has become a sad, depressing little thing this season. Given the sentiment in the sports universe lately it seems some would be happy to see the ACC downgraded to a flag football club. Granted, Virginia Tech's woes are most to blame for that s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    Canes QB Jacory Harris Needs To Chat With Coach Chris Perkins

    ​Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke says the Miami Hurricanes starting quarterback needs a talking-to from his high school quarterbacks coach.Jacory Harris sho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2010

    Nevin Shapiro, Miami Beach Ponzi Schemer, Pleads Guilty

    Nevin Shapiro, the colorful Miami Beach businessman who claims to have written a tell all book about the Miami Hurricanes from his jail cell, admitted the he was guilty of charges that he ran an $880 million Ponzi scheme. Shapiro used the money to fuel a lavish lifestyle, make donation to the Univer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    Miami vs. Ohio State: Why a Win Would Feel So Good (And a Loss Isn't the End of the World)

    ​It might take a crack squad of psychoanalysis to properly dissect all the emotions Canes Nation has been going through leading up to Tomorrow's game against Ohio State. To put it simply though, a win in this game would feel better and be more monumental than almost any other win the Hurricanes ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    Panthers Exploit Dolphins History to Sell Tickets

    ​The Florida Panthers, a professional team that plays a sport known as hockey, could make history this season! If they miss the playoffs, they'll have the record for most consecutive seasons in the NHL to miss the playoffs. Ten in a row, baby!Yeah, the Panthers don't have much proud history, so in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2010

    Canes Dominate, Dolphins Not So Much

    ​If Florida A&M's goal was to come out and get completely annihilated in the most humbling way imaginable, then mission accomplished because The U came out and crushed the Rattlers 45-0 last night. The defense recorded eight sacks, Jacory Harris tossed three touchdowns, Leonard Hankerson caugh ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 2, 2010

    Miami's top happy hours

    From salty to sporty to sublime.

  • Calendar

    August 26, 2010
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    July 1, 2010

    Seantrel Henderson Reportedly Leaning Toward Ditching Trojans for Hurricanes

    ​The recruiting saga of offensive tackle Seantrel Henderson, one of the highest-rated players of the class of 2010, is still staggering along five months after national signing day. That means only bad news for the sanction-hit USC Trojans, where Henderson had signed a letter of intent, and could ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Hurricane Bar & Grill Happy Hour the Choice for Former Dolphins, Canes Greats

    Hurricanes hangout, Miami Springs-style.​The place: Hurricane Bar & Grill 365 N. Royal Poinciana Blvd., Miami Springs305-884-5077The hours: Monday through Friday 4 to 7 p.m. The deals: $1 off everything at the bar and half off all appetizers. The scene: You can live your entire life in M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2010

    Former Dolphins and Gators Player Jarvis Williams Dies of Heart Attack

    ​Jarvis Williams, a former player for both the Miami Dolphins and Florida Gators, has died at 45 of a heart attack, reports the Sun-Sentinel.A Palatka, Florida native, Williams led his high school football team to a state championship, and then became a stand-out cornerback with the Florida Gators ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2010

    Hurricanes Not Hot on the Idea of Joining SEC Super Conference

    It's the weird time of year where for college football fans when spring training is over and the NFL draft is in the history books, yet next season and even meaningful pre-season polls are months away. Which means they look for other things to talk and tweet and blog about, and lately that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    Could the Hurricanes Be Headed to an Expanded SEC?

    ​College athletic conferences are always finding new and exciting ways to further screw with the already tortured fabric of college football. The Big Ten has been talking for so long about expanding to 12 in order to get a championship game that we're surprised it hasn't happened. N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    Billy Corben Promises Sequel to The U; Trashes University of Miami

    ​Rakontur films has announced a sequel to their documentary The U, which chronicled the Miami Hurricanes football team of the '80s. It became the highest rated documentary in ESPN history. They plan to have the sequel ready for release by December, about one year after the original's premier. Sinc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Who Do We Want Coming To Miami: Colts vs. Jet; Vikings vs. Saints

    ​It's Conference Championship weekend, meaning the teams that get to pack their bags for Miami are decided on Sunday. For a depressing 16th year in a row our Miami Dolphins aren't in the running, and as Gus mentioned yesterday we could really care less about who wins. But we will have to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2010

    News Roundup: Grandmother Killed Over $5

    A grandmother in Lauderdale Lakes was killed after she refused to give her teenage attacker $5 to buy marijuana. [Herald]A former Miami cop who devised a scheme to steal $15,000 from Crime Stoppers will get only two months in jail. [Herald]A University of Miami doctor who led much of the early medic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2010

    Win Over Wake Forest Puts Miami Basketball in the Polls

    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 >>

  • 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

    December 10, 2009

    ESPN Documentary The U Premieres at Lyric Theater in Overtown

    By Francisco AlvaradoFormer Hurricanes mascot John Routh and ex-running back Melvin Bratton pose with Vinny Testaverde's Heisman Trophy​Click here to view photos from this event.Last night, Rakontur debuted an extended version of its upcoming ESPN documentary The U inside Overtown's historic Lyric ... More >>

  • News

    December 3, 2009
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    December 2, 2009

    News Roundup: Hotel Bookings on the Rise; Heat Beat Blazers

    Miami hotels may be seeing an increase in booking this winter, but with discounted rates it may not help them turn a profit. [Herald]Lincoln Diaz-Balart received an award from the Ukraine. [Herald]Here's an explanation of all those fancy designer stores (Gucci, Louboutin, etc.) that have popped up t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    Bobby Bowden Makes it Official: He's Retiring

    via WikiCommons/Cholder68 via CC2.0​After a weekend full of rumors, Bobby Bowden has officially announced that he's retiring as the head coach of Florida State University's football team after 34 years. Thirty-Four Years. In that same time Miami had 8 coaches, and Florida had 5. He'll coach t ... 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 25, 2009

    It's A Canes Thing, U Wouldn't Understand

    John F. Rhodes, Dallas Morning NewsUM defensive end Russell Maryland sacks the Texas Longhorns QB in the 1991 Cotton Bowl​It's just before the start of the Cotton Bowl Classic at the Fair Park Stadium in Dallas on the morning of January 1, 1991. There is not an empty seat in the place. And just ... 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

    October 30, 2009

    The Week That Was: Full of Horrible Losses

    ​Your Miami Dolphins started the week off with a horibly embarrassing loss to the New Orleans Saints, only to get slaughtered by a bunch of angry Japanese people on this week's South Park. Ted Ginn Jr. made us lose our last nerve.The Hurricanes also had their own horrible loss most of their wildes ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 1, 2009
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    April 3, 2009

    Last Time Unemployment Was This High It Was A Pretty Good Year For Miami

    Unemployment in America has reached 8.5%, the highest it's been since 1983! Egads! Remember those horrible times of 1983 -- I don't, because I was not born -- but it actually seems that 1983 was a banner year for Miami. Maybe history will repeat itself. The Miami Hurricanes won their first NCAA Divi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    Coker Eyeing Coaching Comeback

    Larry Coker got fired from his gig as University of Miami's football coach after a six-loss season, and left the school with a respectable winning percentage of .800 and a national championship. Shortly thereafter, he lost out on a coaching job at Rice and has held some analyst gig at ESPNU ever sin ... More >>

  • News

    January 8, 2009

    Lucky Rabbit's Foot

    Pahokee's latest superstud hunts a BCS title in Miami.

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2009

    Gators Assistant Says Racism Has Stalled His Career

    Let's count the ways that Charles Barkley, as usual, is the wisest guy in the room. No, Riptide isn't applauding his DUI arrest a couple of days ago in Arizona. That was no good. We're talking about his outraged and much-argued assertion last month that his alma matter, Auburn, hired Iowa State coac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2008

    News Roundup

    Your Miami Dolphins did it! Some how! Some way! They took their division, are heading to the play offs, and made the greatest season to season turn around in NFL history. Not only that but to get their they beat the Patriots, who last year came ridiculously close to joining the '72 Dolphins in per ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2008

    The Emerald Bowl Ain't That Exciting

    Your weekly football fix won't come until this weekend, but since Riptide will be quite quiet the rest of the week we'll be doing our trademarked very informative Football previews today!The Emerald Bowl: Miami Hurricanes vs California Golden Bears, Saturday Dec 27th 8pm on ESPNThe last time anyon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2008

    Football Fans Too Poor to Get to Miami

    You know times are tough when crazed college football fans in places like cold-ass Blacksburg, Virginia; and Cincinnati, Ohio, can't scrounge up enough change to get to sunny Miami for a January 1 bowl game. But alas, that is the cold, hard truth of these tough economic times.More depressing recess ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2008

    Weekend Football: The Doldrums

    Cold, hard reality set in last week for Miami's two most notable football squads. The Fins lost their rematch to the Pats, and the Canes saw their ACC title hopes evaporate. Hopefully they'll be able to put their disappointment behind them and not squander seasons that are, by last year's standard ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2008

    News Roundup

    Gunnery Sgt. Marcelo R. Velasco, 40, of Miami died in Iraq last week. He is the 4,202nd US Troop to be killed in this war. [Defense Link]Do these people have any sort of heart? Do they have any sort of sense of what's right for society beyond responding to their base level fears and ignorance? Plans ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2008

    Weekend Football: The Big Rematch

    Ugh, it is football post time again. After the Canes' face plant last night, we're a bit down on the sport. Seriously they had it all before them - a return to national prominence and the ACC title and what do they do? Give up more rushing yards than they have since 1944! 1944! America was in WWII! ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008

    Weekend Football: Any Given Friday Afternoon Post

    Every weekend the local professional and college level football player-type people assemble on the field to play their games. Every weekend we write things about it, because it is an easy Friday afternoon post. We also post something dumb holding a football. This week is no exception. Anyway, we ar ... More >>

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