Earlier this week the Princeton Review named, of all colleges, the University of Iowa as America's most party happy school. While Florida State and University of Florida made the top 10, the University of Miami, once the undisputed party school champion of the world back in the '80s, was no where to ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
Kenny Mixon, a former Miami Dolphin, was arrested at his Weston home yesterday afternoon on charges of domestic violence. Mixon is alleged to have choked his girlfriend.
Despite the fact the NCAA likes to uphold all illusions that's its merely sanctioning amateur athletics, there's not doubt that college football is a big, big business. In 2009, the most recent year for which figures are available, all Division I-A teams combined brought in an asto ... More >>
Sorry, but 100,000 hookers -- including tens of thousands of teens -- won't be showing for the Super Bowl this week. They send their regrets.
Photo by Riki AltmanLuis Garcia has his claws deep in the family business.Garcia's is more than just a quarter-of-a-century old restaurant. It's a multifaceted story incorporating a family legacy, a wholesale business, a market, and occasionally, Suite 323 at Sun Life Stadium. Huh? Yep, feeding t ... More >>
In retrospect, can we just claim this fight were the 'Canes heroic way of standing up to government corruption?In the wake of the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, the interior department has been investigating that alarmingly tight ties between the oil industry and the Mineral Management Se ... More >>
No college football team hit such heights and then sunk to such lows this decade than the Miami Hurricanes. From the 2001 team that won a national championship -- and is considered by most sane sports commenters as the best college team of the past ten years if not of all time -- to the 20 ... More >>
Got a bunch of e-mails regarding my post from Friday. Apparently I was a bit ambiguous about my stance on the whole Darren McFadden thing. Sorry. Stuffing, Tryptophan and a shit load of Jack and Coke had me feeling a little funky after that Arkansas-LSU game. So here’s where I stand. I want Darre ... More >>
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