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    October 3, 2014

    We Should Divide Florida Into Three New States by College Football Fandom

    We here at Riptide are staunch supporters of the South Florida secessionist movement. So when the New York Times put together a map of college football team fandom based on Facebook likes across the country, most probably saw it as a welcome excuse to click on something for five minutes while their ... 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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    July 22, 2014

    Miami Hurricanes Picked to Win Coastal Division by Media

    The Miami Hurricanes are gearing up for their 11th season in the ACC and have yet to even win the conference's Coastal Division. That counts as a fall from grace for a team who used to be in the national title conversation every year. But damn it, at this point fans would be thrilled with just a t ... More >>

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    June 9, 2014

    Miami Hurricanes to Fans: "Go to Fewer Games!"

    Anyone who has tuned in to a non-marquee matchup while the Miami Hurricanes are playing at home is greeted with the sight of a stadium full of large swaths of empty orange seats. The attendance problems at Sun Life Stadium are well known. Oddly, this is the team's latest marketing push: "Go to few ... More >>

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    May 27, 2014

    Gators Coach Interested in Renewing Hurricanes Rivalry at Neutral Site

    The Miami Hurricanes and Florida Gators met on the football field every year for 49 years out of 50 until, as 'Canes fans are quick to tell you, the Gators decided to end the rivalry in '87. The two teams have only met a handful of times since, but it appears there's at least some discussion about f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 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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    November 5, 2013

    Dan Sileo Fired for Tweet in Which He Promised to Pay Hurricane Players $1,000 Bounty Against FSU

    Dan Sileo is a former Miami Hurricanes linebacker and now he's a former WMEN 640 AM radio host. After the FSU game Sileo tweeted out that he'd pay $1,000 to any Miami Hurricanes player who took out Devonta Freeman with an injury during the possible rematch between the two teams in the ACC title game ... More >>

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    October 22, 2013

    The Ten Greatest Gifts Florida Has Given the World

    Florida sometimes gets treated like the dong of America. The rest of the country is constantly laughing at us, but do you all not realize how much we have given you? You start your day by drinking our orange juice and then dare to poke fun at us during the rest of it. Perhaps you don't realize what ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2013

    Florida College Football Rankings: FIU and FAU May Not Actually Be the Worst Florida Teams This Year

    Lots of people try and rank college football teams, but that ignores the fact that only teams from one state actually matter. Because clearly things need to be ranked in list format, Riptide is here to rank Florida's seven FBS teams. Join us this week as we witness the debut of a possible QB superst ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2013

    Miami Hurricanes Just Miss Making Pre-Season Coaches' Poll

    Pre-season buzz seems higher than it has in years for the Miami Hurricanes, but apparently that buzz wasn't loud enough to convince the voters in USA Today's coaches poll to slip them into the top 25. The Canes just missed the cutoff, but did receive enough votes to put them at the equivalent of 27t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    The 10 Best Miami Hurricanes Players, According to EA Sports

    The Hurricanes football season is still a few months away, but EA Sports already thinks they know who will be the ten best players for the Miami Hurricanes next year. The video game company unleashed details of its upcoming NCAA Football '14 video game at industry showcase E3 this week, including th ... More >>

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    October 31, 2012

    Can The Miami Hurricanes Salvage This Season? They'll Try Tomorrow

    Sometimes being in the ACC seems like sitting at the dorks' table in the cafeteria, but then you realize the conference is such a mediocre mess that even with a 3-2 conference record, you still have a path to being king of the dorks' table.Whether or not Miami will still have a clear shot at that el ... More >>

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    October 18, 2012
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    August 2, 2012

    Almost Every Florida Team (Including FIU) Got a Vote in Preseason Coaches Poll, Except for the Hurricanes

    According to voters in the just-released preseason Coaches Poll, the University of Miami Hurricanes are about on the same level as the Florida Atlantic University Owls: Neither team received a single vote in the poll. Every other Division I FBS team in Florida did, though. Even Florida International ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    Hurricanes Athletic Director: "We Are Committed to the ACC"

    Despite reports the University of Miami had reached out to the Big 12 conference to gauge interest in a possible move in case several ACC members leave for more Midwestern pastures, athletic director Shawn Eichorst has broken his silence on the matter. He laims the U is "committed to the ACC."

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    May 22, 2012

    Report: Miami Has Informally Contacted the Big 12

    Ready for your unsubstantiated sports mega-rumor of the day? The University of Miami has informally contacted the Big 12 conference to gauge the interest in the possibility of ditching the ACC and joining the Texas-centric conference, according to one report at least. Of course, there are already ru ... More >>

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    May 14, 2012

    Miami Not Likely to Follow If FSU Moves to Big 12

    Could all three of Florida's traditional football powerhouses end up in separate conferences? News broke this weekend that Florida State University could be entertaining a move to the Big 12. That lead to some rumbling in the sports rumor-sphere that the Big 12 could also end up targeting some other ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2011

    FSU Player Arrington Jenkins Arrested for Stupidest Motorcycle Theft Ever

    ​When former Coral Park Senior High standout Arrington Jenkins chose to play for Florida State University over his hometown team Miami, he told an ESPN reporter: "I don't have to worry about the 'U' anymore. I want to put them in the ground for the next four years."However, after getting arrested ... More >>

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    December 2, 2011

    Miami Hurricanes May Miss Out On A.J. Leggett, One of the Nations Best CBs, Because of Academics

    The Nevin Shapiro scandal may have left all those folks talking up the Hurricanes football program as an upstanding group of brainy, good two-shoed scholars eating crow, but you better believe Donna Shalala is still dead-set on keeping up the school's academic reputation.Maybe that's why its likely ... More >>

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    April 21, 2011
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    February 25, 2011

    Hurricanes Women's Basketball Continues Being Insanely Awesome, Smashes FSU

    ​It hasn't been an especially good sports year for hemophiliacs of the green and orange variety, and nothing drives that point home more than the lack of Hurricane wins over Seminole teams. In true team sports, only the Volleyball team has managed to top a 'Noles team this school year. Leave it to ... More >>

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    January 25, 2011

    FSU Snaps Miami Women's Basketball Winning Streak

    ​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 >>

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    January 10, 2011

    University of Miami Women's Basketball Enters Top 25

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2010

    Devonta Freeman, Miami Central Running Back, Is the Player to Watch Tonight Against Northwestern

    Michael MillerCentral running back Devonta Freeman is FSU-bound, but not before another tilt at Northwestern and a state title​Devonta 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 >>

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    October 6, 2010

    ESPN to Broadcast Two Heat Games in 3D

    ​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 >>

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    September 30, 2010
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    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 >>

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    April 6, 2010

    Pitchfork Captures Surfer Blood Playing "Floating Vibes" in a Sunoco Station

    Surfer Blood's "Floating Vibes" clip, filmed by Pitchfork and currently streaming here, could be an official video judging by its multiple camera angles and gratuitous product placement. No pajama shots like their last one, though. Read a liveblog of the thrilling action in the garage (did Weezer ev ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    November 30, 2009

    Miami vs. South Florida: So That Was a Rivalry Game, Huh?

    ​For a sold-out 65,000-plus seat complex during a supposed rivalry game, Raymond James Stadium was eerily quiet throughout much of Saturday's game between the Miami Hurricanes and the South Florida Bulls.Your intrepid blogger braved sitting in the USF student section and was warned by a Bulls fan ... More >>

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    November 16, 2009

    Vamos a Cuba Denied Entry to Supreme Court

    ​The big legal battle over a little book has come to an end today. The U.S. Supreme Court decided it won't take up the case.The Miami-Dade County School Board removed Vamos a Cuba from library shelves in 2006 after a parent complained that the 32-page book for young readers portrayed a sunny descr ... More >>

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    September 8, 2009

    Canes Debut on AP Poll at 20, FSU Knocked Off

    The AP poll is out, and the Miami Hurricanes are a ranked team once again, while the Florida State Seminoles have been totally knocked off from their former 18th spot. Meanwhile, the Hurricanes' next three opponents line up one after another in the poll, with Oklahoma at 13, Virginia Tech at 14 ... More >>

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    June 17, 2009

    UF President Thinks His School Is as Great as Harvard; UM and FSU Are Just "Meh"

    I wouldn't say US News & World Report's annual list of best colleges is a total joke, but the fact that about 25 percent of the ranking for each school is determined by a survey of reputation filled out by college presidents should raise some serious speculation as to how seriously the list sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2009

    Canes Falter in ACC Tournament

    Being a Hurricanes fan is a bit tough at the moment, but there's always baseball. Oh, there will always be the baseball team. One of the greatest programs in college baseball are perennial contenders, but things haven't worked out that well this year. A 36-20 record is nothing to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    News Roundup

    Well, gosh darn it, ya'll. Your Miami Hurricanes basketballing team lost pretty badly to FSU: 80-67. There goes hopes of finishing out ACC regular-season play with more wins than losses. [Democrat]One of the top producers at Stanford Group's Miami office says he raised red flags about something fish ... More >>

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    February 12, 2009

    2009 Canes Football Schedule Unveiled

    Unlike last year, when the Hurricanes got to play the Ponytown High School Flag Football Fightin' Sad Clowns, or whatever that no-name team was, to kick of their season, next season they'll start things off with their oldest rivals, FSU, in Tallahassee. As previously reported, we'll also be playing ... More >>

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    December 10, 2008

    UM Football Players: Not as Brainy as Gators or Noles

    This season, the Miami Hurricanes came out way behind their in-state rivals, UF and FSU, by most on-the-field standards, losing to both teams. Now here's a little salt for those wounds: Both the Noles and the Gators made Higher Ed Watch's Top 25 for academic achievement, while the Canes went unranke ... More >>

  • News

    June 19, 2008

    Canes Got Sugar

    Miami versus FSU rocked. Next up: Stanford.

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    August 31, 2006
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    September 1, 2005
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    December 14, 2000

    Fractured Fortunes

    When her colleague Leslie Bowe became a Lotto millionaire, Zibby Giardina had just one question: What happened to our lottery pool?

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    October 27, 1994

    The World According to Carr

    Cynics say that to explore the depths of South Florida culture, all you have to do is scratch the surface. Dade County archaeologist Bob Carr digs deeper and knows better.