Right now Nevin Shapiro is jumping off the walls in his cold, dark cell in federal lockup. The disgraced Ponzi schemer must be losing his mind. I wish I was a guard just so I could watch him cry his eyes out. He promised to tear down the University of Miami athletic program with his salacious allega ... 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.
While Miami fans were practically celebrating after the NCAA announced this morning that they'd only add on a few relatively light penalties to the ones the Hurricanes had already self-imposed, fans of another storied college football team at a private school in a major subtropical city across the m ... More >>
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.
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 Johnny Football situation. The NCAA is doing a great job maintaining its reputation as the sleaziest, most hypocrit ... More >>
Oh, you didn't think the NCAA's investigation into the Miami Hurricanes could get any messier? Well, now Miami Hurricanes players Dyron Dye has filed a police report against an NCAA investigator claiming that an NCAA investigator coerced and intimidated him into answering questions. See also: -- NC ... 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 goes in on the NCAA's plantation blueprint.The scandal at Rutgers University, where basketball coach Mike Rice was fired after vi ... More >>
Donna Shalala is done messing around. This morning, the University of Miami dropped a 45-page bomb on the NCAA, detailing the dozens of reasons why the school believes the Nevin Shapiro case should be dropped. You've already heard most of the juicy parts: Nevin's attorney getting paid by the NCAA to ... More >>
On Friday, the University of Miami will file a motion asking the NCAA to dismiss its Nevin Shapiro investigation, which was tainted when a now-fired investigator paid Shapiro's attorney to grill witnesses. New Times poured fuel on that fire last week by reporting on the questionable history of anoth ... More >>
Is the Florida government about to enter a fray that already included the NCAA and University of Miami? State Senator Joe Abruzzo (D-Wellington) sure hopes so. He's written a letter to state Attorney General Pam Bondi asking her to investigate the NCAA.
The three people who may have the most to individually fear from the NCAA's investigation into the University of Miami are no longer with the school.According to Associated Press sources, Clint Hurtt, Aubrey Hill and Jorge Fernandez have been accused by the NCAA of purposefully misleading the invest ... More >>
The University of Miami finally received its Notice of Allegation from the NCAA today, and University President Donna Shalala sent a statement to students and alumni tonight detailing the NCAA's findings. Though, Shalala did not specifically mention it, the AP reports the school has been charged wit ... More >>
While the NCAA's investigation into allegations made about the University of Miami athletic department by convicted Ponzi schemer Nevin Shapiro has lagged for about two years, the NCAA's investigation into itself over botching the Miami investigation has come to a relatively swift end.The NCAA's vic ... More >>
University of Miami President Donna Shalala has had about enough of the NCAA's shit. Following today's release of the NCAA findings of its own investigation into itself, Shalala released a strongly worded statement demanding that the NCAA basically stop screwing around, put an end to the two-and-hal ... 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 analyzes the Miami Hurricanes' sudden aversion to Florida high school football players.The University of Miami football program r ... More >>
Following a mediocre signing days for the 'Canes, University of Miami Hurricanes Coach Al Golden decided to tell the NCAA how he really feels. The coach, now preparing for his third season at the school, was hired by the program without being informed of the looming Nevin Shapiro sanctions. Tod ... More >>
The NCAA was supposed to be investigating the University of Miami Athletics Department for improper conduct, but instead of releasing the results today, the NCAA dropped a bombshell of its own: it admitted its own investigators had illegally obtained evidence during the investigation.Shapiro's attor ... More >>
The shocking hypocrisy of the NCAA admitting its own ethical flaps while investigating those of the University of Miami was tailor made for Twitter snark, and the Twitterati didn't disappoint. Though, it shouldn't be much a surprise that no one likes the NCAA.
The University of Miami has finally responded to the announcement of NCAA-ception today, and in her official statement university president Donna Shalala didn't mince words. She said she was "frustrated, disappointed and concerned" by the developments, and claims the school has been "a model for how ... 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 gives his take on the latest developments in the NCAA probe of the Miami Hurricanes.The NCAA is finally wrapping up its investiga ... More >>
Though, the NCAA still has not delivered the official notice of allegations to the University of Miami, several details have started to leak out.Frank Haith, the former men's basketball coach who is now at the Missouri, in particular is said to be charged with "unethical conduct and failure to promo ... More >>
Well, the week has come and almost gone, and despite reports that the NCAA could deliver its Notice of Allegations to the University of Miami this week, it doesn't appear that that's happening.However, the general feeling inside the school is that the football program could avoid major institutional ... More >>
When Yahoo! Sports reporter Charles Robinson first hinted to the world that he was working on a story that became the Miami Hurricane's scandal, he promised on ESPN Radio that on the outrage meter, it would merit a ten.Yeah, in retrospect he might have wanted to dial that back to a seven or an eight ... More >>
The nearly two year drama involving the NCAA's investigation of the University of Miami stemming from allegations made by convicted Ponzi schemer Nevin Shapiro may soon be coming to an end. According to the Associated Press, sources say the NCAA is close to wrapping up its investigation and may pres ... More >>
The Miami Hurricanes aren't quite bowl eligible just yet, but last night they shook off a three-game losing streak and delivered an epic 30-12 smackdown to the Virginia Tech Hokies. The worst of their schedule is behind them (including loses to three teams in currently in the BCS top 10), and the Ca ... More >>
It has been almost 11 months since news of crooked booster Nevin Shapiro's allegedly turning the University of Miami football team into his own personal best friend service, and the NCAA is still investigating the matter. According to the AP, NCAA investigators spent several days on the Coral Campus ... More >>
A few months ago, Yahoo! Sports' piece about claims made by convicted Ponzi schemer and Miami Hurricanes booster Nevin Shapiro put the phrase death penalty on a lot of folks' lips. As the months have passed, though, there's little indication that the NCAA's punishment will be so severe. Sure, the ... More >>
The attention has shifted somewhat back to the Miami Hurricanes losses on the field, but NCAA sanctions are still looming for the school's massive off-field failure to keep its players away from douche king sports booster Nevin Shapiro. It took a surprisingly long time, but it seems that one of t ... More >>
Never mind the embarrassment caused by the Nevin Shapiro scandal. Forget the suspensions. Put aside the looming thoughts of further NCAA sanctions. Let us be glad as Miami Hurricane fans that our team will never, ever face the humility of taking to the field dressed in something either looking li ... More >>
As we all know college football is purely an amateur sport. The kind of mere amateur sport, of course, where a broadcast powerhouse can look at its TV schedule, realize it has a Labor Day hole, and coerce a team that historically guarantees good ratings to change its schedule so everyone can make ... More >>
While some people want to see the Miami Hurricanes scandal wind up with congressional hearings, at least one prominent Senator says he'd rather see the NCAA shape up than ship the Hurricanes out. Of course, that Senator is Marco Rubio, who just happens to be a former college football player h ... 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. In this special edition, Luke calls for an end to NCAA rules prohibiting athletes from making money.Since it was founded in 1905, the National ... More >>
Did you hear about the Florida university that's being investigated by the NCAA for ties to a convicted felon who worked for a sports agency and allegedly helped recruit players? No, not Miami -- the other Florida university under investigation. Yes, the University of Central Florida is also bein ... More >>
For the first time in nearly 15 years, talk of the NCAA giving the so-called death penalty to a major sports program has surfaced. Reason: the Yahoo Sports-generated University of Miami football scandal. Of course, that talk is coming mostly from sports pundits, columnists, and message board hack ... More >>
When Al Golden was plucked from college football obscurity as head coach of the Temple Owls to take over the Miami Hurricanes, a storied program that needed just a bit of fine tuning to be competitive again, it seemed like -- pardon the pun -- a Golden opportunity. Now, if an NCAA investigation p ... More >>
After news broke yesterday that the NCAA would question the University of Miami about gifting allegations made by convicted Ponzi schemer Nevin Shaprio, initial reports indicated the school didn't think the NCAA would be able to find enough evidence to prove anything. Well, now coach Al Gold ... More >>
Convicted Ponzi schemer Nevin Shapiro may have just killed the University of Miami football program. (And men's basketball program, but, really, who cares about that?) Yahoo! Sports reporter Charles Robinson just published a report detailing Shapiro's involvement in paying and providing impermiss ... More >>
Used to be the University of Miami Hurricanes had a lock on recruiting football talents in the "state of South Florida," but over the past few decades other schools have recognized the importance of our local talent hotbed. Now the NCAA is launching an investigation into allegations of shady recr ... More >>
Someone thinks the odds are high history could repeat itselfThe USC Trojans are currently under harsh sanctions (much to the 'Canes benefit), and ironically Butch Davis, who once was charged with picking up the pieces of Miami's sanction shattered program, is now feeling the fall out of an NCAA i ... More >>
Earlier today, Dan LeBatard sent fears down the spine of Hurricane fans by announcing on his radio show that the Miami Herald would be breaking a negative story about the sports program this afternoon. Well it's here, and it a minor little thing that involves, uh, text messages.
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 >>
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