A couple of days ago, Miami.com reported the sad news that Miami's Best Pizza would close its doors after 44 years in business. Located on South Dixie Highway just north of Sunset Place, the pizzeria is a Miami landmark. Best known for its laid-back vibe, cheerful owners, and hand-tossed pizza, Mi ... More >>
Is Kevin Olsen the next Seantrel Henderson? He's starting to seem like yet another highly touted University of Miami recruit who will end up being remembered more for his off-the-field antics. Olson was arrested and booked at 4 a.m. this morning for driving under the influence and for possession o ... More >>
Well, that escalated quickly. A crowd-funded campaign to raise cash to fly a "Fire Al Golden" banner at an upcoming UM game has already reached its $1,000 goal; the banner is tentatively scheduled to fly at the November 15th Florida State game, the GoFundMe movement's founder tells Riptide. Now the ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Biogenesis proprietor Tony Bosch didn't spend all his time cooking up elaborate doping procedures for MLB stars like Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Braun. As reported in Blood Sport, the new book on the Miami scandal, Bosch also had a huge network of regular clientele, from UM students to high schoolers to ... More >>
Despite an act of street art vandalism, Miamians have mostly reacted in measured respect to LeBron James' decision. Miami's most notable almost universally took to Twitter with messages full of nothing but thank yous and respect. The only real shade came in the form of Miamians rallying back aroun ... More >>
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 >>
Miami's hottest club is Weight Room. Located in an old athletics building in Coral Gables, champagne enthusiast promoter Almand de Brignac Brut Golden has pulled out all the stops. This place has everything. The shouting ghost of Michael Irving, Slutty Bibises, there are birds that fly both ways, an ... More >>
The Miami Hurricanes football team will not be moving to a stadium closer to their Coral Gables campus anytime soon. After pondering the idea of joining forces with David Beckham's MLS team to split a new stadium, the school has decided it will stay put at Sun Life Stadium. That's not much of a su ... More >>
Did former Miami Hurricane and current Tennessee Titan Adewale Ojomo not read that report that came out earlier this month about Miami's sex industry? Doesn't he know that the best prostitutes nowadays are found online and not the street? Apparently not, because he was booked into jail early this ... More >>
The fact that the Miami Hurricanes are stuck playing 21 miles away from campus in Sun Life Stadium sucks. The likelihood of the team ever getting their own stadium is slim. It's a situation without many solutions, so news that there's at least some interest in the Hurricanes perhaps becoming a tenan ... More >>
Despite last-minute interest in Alabama and continued overtures from Florida State, five-star defensive end Chad Thomas of Booker T. Washington Senior High approached the podium at the school's national signing day event, popped "U," and put on a Miami Hurricanes jacket. It was the highlight of a d ... More >>
For a few hours Friday, Luther Campbell's rocky relationship with the University of Miami athletic department appeared to be headed off a cliff. Craig Anderson, associate athletic director for compliance, ordered Uncle Luke -- who despite recent criticism of the U, still bleeds orange-and-green -- ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
The Miami Hurricanes have had to come from behind to secure wins against lesser opponents in their last three games. The Florida State Seminoles, meanwhile, made former No. 3 Clemson look like an FCS team in its own stadium. So maybe it's not much of a surprise that according to Vegas, the Miami Hur ... More >>
It's over, folks. It's finally over, and the fact that Twitter is full of gloating jokes about the end of the messy NCAA investigation into the University of Miami athletics department tells you everything you need to know.
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.
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 >>
No one is claiming that last nights win over North Carolina was pretty for the Miami Hurricanes, but the 'Canes became the first team to maintain their undefeated status in week 8. Yet, ESPN's ACC football blogger Heather Dinich wasn't impressed, and in a bit of throwaway shade she called the 'Can ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
The Miami Hurricanes moved up to number 15 in the AP poll this morning, the best showing in recent history. The University of Florida Gators, who they took down in exciting fashion Saturday -- after an epic Tailgate the likes of which probably won't be seen in Florida for years (see video), dropped ... More >>
A sea of University of Miami football fans and alumni dressed in white, orange, and green, (and one lone Florida Gator fan who possibly cried at the end of the game) flooded Titanic Brewery and cheered on the Hurricanes as they chomped the Gators with a 21-16 victory. Rivalry aside, much like the ... More >>
Until the Gators decided to stick their big scaly tail between their stumpy little legs, the Miami Hurricanes-Florida Gators rivalry was a big deal. Indeed it was the oldest rivalry in the state, and perhaps at times even more heated then the FSU-UM rivalry. As one UM alum once put it, "I always w ... More >>
In this corner we have Jonathan Vilma, current New Orleans Saint and former Miami Hurricane. In the other we have the Miami Marlins. No, Vilma is not taking on the entire team in a game of 9-on-1 baseball (though, he might actually win). Vilma's barbecue restaurant, Brother Jimmy's, is in a legal ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke breaks down the good ole boy history of the University of Florida. The Gator nation is always acting like they are so much better than Canes nation. Flor ... More >>
Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to another season of Miami Hurricanes football. Tonight the Canes will kick off against the pride of Boca Raton, the Florida Atlantic University Owls. The Hurricanes are 32-point favorites over the mighty Owls, so the game is not exactly expected to come down to the wir ... More >>
Hurricane season starts Friday as the boys in orange and green take on FAU in the season opener, and expectations are already riding high. The ACC media has already picked Miami as the likely winner of the ACC's coastal division, but now "the worldwide leader in sports," ESPN, has spoken. The vast m ... More >>
Dyron Dye was dismissed from the University of Miami football team on Monday, ending the collegiate career of the last of 38 Miami players and recruits who had alleged received the improper benefit of partying at the home of Ponzi-scheming booster Nevin Shapiro. Dye, who suffered an Achilles injury ... More >>
Is this the year the Miami Hurricanes finally make it to their first ACC championship game? The media seems to think so. During the Atlantic Coast Conference's media kickoff day, the assembled sports reporters picked the Hurricanes to win the Coastal division in a poll.
The Scandal Bowl? The Lack of Institutional Control Bowl? The Mark Emmert's Credibility Memorial Bowl? Apparently, the University of Miami wants us to put on our brainstorming hats and come up with dumb puns by pushing forward with a future football game against Penn State.
Could Al Golden's recruiting problems at the University of Miami be over? Today the Hurricanes landed a commitment from five-star offensive tackle Kc McDermott out of Palm Beach Central High. The commitment is an early win for Golden's 2014 class, and one of the 'Canes first big catch since the NCAA ... 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. Today, Luke gives props to a high school coach making it to the NCAA big leagues.I want to congratulate Telly Lockette. He's getting an opportuni ... More >>
It's nonstop Miami Hurricanes athletics news today. Mario Cristobal is leaving the Canes football staff less than two months after he was hired.The former Florida International University head coach has been hired as Alabama's offensive-line coach.