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National Collegiate Athletic Association

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    February 5, 2014

    Hurricanes Net Solid Class on Drama-Free Signing Day

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2013

    Hurricanes Move Up to 15th in AP Poll (Game and Tailgate Video)

    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 >>

  • News

    August 22, 2013
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    August 20, 2013

    Hurricanes Dismiss Dyron Dye as They Await NCAA Ruling on Nevin Shapiro Case

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2013

    Rival Coach: Hurricanes Home Atmosphere Is a "Shame" and a "Joke"

    Playing in the Orange Bowl used to send shivers down the spines of opposing teams. The 58-straight games the Miami Hurricanes won at home between 1985 and 1994 still stands unbroken as the longest home winning streak in modern NCAA football history. Of course, the ol' Orange Bowl was demolished to m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2013

    Miami Hurricanes' 2014 Recruiting Class Ranked Fourth Nationally

    It's almost as if the school isn't in the midst of a never-ending NCAA investigation. According to 24/7 Sports' composite rankings of the major recruiting services, Al Golden has amassed the fourth best recruiting class for 2014 in the nation. The team moved up nine places since the last standings ... More >>

  • News

    March 7, 2013
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    March 5, 2013

    Telly Lockette Leaving Miami Central High for University of South Florida

    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 >>

  • News

    February 14, 2013
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    January 8, 2013

    Hurricanes Have 25-1 Odds to Win Next Year's Championship, According Vegas

    Last night's BCS game is in the history books, but Las Vegas never sleeps. Two odds makers are already out with betting lines for next year's championship, and they've both given the Miami Hurricanes 25-1 odds. Those are by no means spectacular odds, but better than one might expect for a team that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2013

    What Will Become Of John McAfee, Marco Rubio and Jeffrey Loria?

    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 makes his predictions for the new year. What will happen in 2013 to capture people's attention? Who will do something to make us s ... More >>

  • News

    December 6, 2012
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    October 30, 2012

    Donna Shalala Is Running Hurricanes Football Into the Ground

    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 sorry state of Hurricanes football.It is University of Miami Coach Al Golden's second year on the job, and he's on h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    UM Athletic Director Shawn Eichorst Resigns to Take Job at Nebraska

    Seems like the University of Miami can't hold onto an athletic director. Current AD Shawn Eichorst officially offered his resignation today and will take the same job at the University of Nebraska. This will be the second athletic director in a row UM has lost to a bigger school.

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    Best Places To Watch The Hurricanes Season Opener Saturday

    The 2012 Miami Hurricanes football season is upon us, and fans are restless. Their beloved Canes are coming off a horribly mediocre 6-6 last season and are still in the shadows of a looming NCAA investigation. That won't stop Cans fans from packing sports bars every Saturday in support of their belo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    Nevin Shapiro Scandal Nabs a Gator: Florida Wide Receivers Coach Aubrey Hill Resigns

    The University of Miami may be at the center of the Nevin Shapiro scandal, but it's not the only school that has had to deal with the fallout. That's because several coaches and staffers have since moved on to other programs.Today, University of Florida wide receivers coach and recruiting coordinato ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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

    July 23, 2012

    Hurricanes Coach Al Golden Will Not Let These New Yahoo! Sports Allegations Sully His Good Name

    Another summer, another report from Yahoo! Sports making allegations about the University of Miami football program. The latest, which hit the web late Friday, are decidedly less dramatic than last summer's stories of hooker yacht parties and such. However, the newest allegations do implicate curren ... More >>

  • News

    February 23, 2012
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    February 22, 2012

    Can the Miami Hurricanes Still Make the NCAA Tournament?

    Most bracketologists had been expecting the Miami Hurricane's men's basketball team to sneak into the NCAA tournament as a lower seed, perhaps even tasked with the fate of having to win a play-in game. Still, it would have been the 'Canes first appearance in the NCAA tourney since 2008, and a nice a ... More >>

  • News

    December 15, 2011
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    August 17, 2011

    Nevin Shapiro: Don't Believe a Word

    ​Scam artist Nevin Shapiro's allegations detailed in Yahoo! Sports might end the University of Miami football program. Or maybe not. As New Times showed this past December in a lengthy magazine-style piece, Shapiro is "the epitome of a Magic City con artist: a hard-partying, tasteless, statu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Sorry, Frank Martin Fans, Jim Larranaga Will Be the Canes' Next Basketball Coach

    via WikiCommons​For a coaching job that isn't exactly one of the most high-profile in NCAA basketball or even on the University of Miami's campus, the search for a new leader for the Hurricanes' next men's basketball team sure took a lot of twist and turns. Hampered by a concurrent search for an a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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

    May 17, 2010

    FIU Player's Insane Hit-Streak Edges Closer to Joe DiMaggio Territory

    Usually when we talk college ball around here, it's about the Canes. Or at least about FAU's unstoppable rain delay antics.But for the last week, the FIU Golden Panthers have dominated the local aluminum bat scene. Everyone from Sportscenter to MLB.com, in fact, can't stop talking about FIU infielde ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2010

    Hurricanes Are in the Final Four!... of the WNIT!

    via Canes Sports​Your NCAA bracket might be in shambles (Butler? Really?), your Miami Hurricanes got snubbed from the NIT, and your FIU Golden Panthers never had a chance, but there's still some reason to be excited about postseason college basketball: The Miami Hurricanes women's b-ball team has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2010

    March Madness Deals and 33 Big TV's at The Sports Exchange

    The Sports Exchange's Shrine.​What's the best place to get caught up in March Madness? The Shrine. That's what The Sports Exchange in Coral Gables calls its' 50-foot-long bar backed by a 25-by-8-foot, high-definition projection screen, which is surrounded by eight 58-inch, high-definition plasma t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2010

    Miami Narrowly Loses to Duke in ACC Semifinals

    Welp, we might as well update you on the ACC tournament, and sadly the Miami Hurricane's surprising run has come to an end. They lost to top seeded Duke 77-74, despite a lead at half time and catching up from some large deficits. Alas, you really can't expect, as much as we so despera ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2010

    News Roundup: Heat Fall Below .500

    A Man was shot at MIA lounge last night multiple times, while the shooter sped off in a black Mercedes. [JustNews]The ACLU claims two Miami Beach cops harassed and falsely arrested a gay tourist after he saw the men beating another suspect in handcuffs. [Herald]A man in Stuart died after being attac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2009

    Hurricanes Dominated in the NFL in the '00s

    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 >>

  • News

    May 28, 2009

    Chicago Basketball Star Coaches J.V. in Broward

    For Deon Thomas, a new career starts in the suburbs.

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2009

    News Roundup

    Local Father Cutié's special lady pal issued a statement to the press letting everyone know she did not set him up. [CBS4] Miami-Dade teachers have agreed to two unpaid days off in order to help balance the district's budget. [Herald] Ironically, teachers have to pay more to be certified. [CBS4] ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2009

    News Roundup

    LocalThe Westboro Baptist Crazytown Travel Club for Bigots and Assorted Loonies is coming to town to protest the hell out of whatever really. [Herald]Four South Florida Chrysler dealerships got the axe. [CBS4]There's 63 cases of Swine Flu in Florida now, and yet no one really cares anymore. [CBS4]Sp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    News Roundup

    LocalMiami-Dade now has 10 confirmed cases of swine flu. Yeah, Swine Flu updates have gone from their own posts to the 'News Roundup.' [Herald]There was a hijacking at MIA! Actually, it was just a false alarm. [Herald]Mayor Carlos Alvarez has still not filled the top job at the County department tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    2010 Super Bowl Might Be the First One Online

    A few months ago, Miami hosted the first BCS Championship game to be shot in 3-D. Next year, the city might host the first Super Bowl streamed online. CBS, which will broadcast next year's game, is hoping to persuade the NFL to bring the big game into the Internet age. The network made $30 million ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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

    March 16, 2009

    Arizona, The Worst NCAA Tourney Bid Ever, Headed To Miami

    They didn't win 20 games. They finished .500 in a mediocre conference. Their best player is a goofy looking white guy. They lost five of their last six games of the season. Courtesy Wikimedia CommonsYet somehow the geniuses running the NCAA selection committee added up these facts and de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2009

    Well, The Hurricanes' Tournament Hopes Have Been Crushed

    Virginia Tech savaged your Miami Hurricanes Basketballing squad 65-47 in the first round of the ACC tournament. Which means their NCAA tourny hopes are dead. The 'Canes started the season regularly ranked in the top 25, but slipped off the rankings with in the first month and never really recovered. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    Maybe the Hurricanes Don't Completely Suck at Basketball

    Up until last night, the '09 edition of the University of Miami basketball team had been acting more like a UM football squad circa the 1990s, in all its cocaine-fueled, felonious glory. Except without all the victories. Best of both worlds, really. The school tossed point guard Eddie Rios ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    Why Do UM Fans Care Less About Basketball Than George Bush Cares About Black People?

    For years the University of Miami has been a football and (to a lesser degree) baseball school. That's just how it is. The programs have nine national titles between them, and all of the school's other sports struggle for attention. Baseball remains strong (they were ranked #1 before heading into a ... More >>

  • 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 >>

  • Calendar

    October 30, 2008

    Trick or Heat

    A new-look Miami Heat kicks off its season on All Hallows Eve.

  • News

    June 19, 2008

    Canes Got Sugar

    Miami versus FSU rocked. Next up: Stanford.

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2007
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    November 30, 2006

    Breakaway

    Against long odds and even longer distances, a group of Miami-Dade teens competes for a shot at hockey glory

  • Diversions

    May 13, 2004

    BEST HEAT HOMEBOY

    Udonis Haslem

  • Diversions

    May 11, 2000

    Best Career Move

    Leonard Hamilton

  • Music

    March 2, 2000

    The Incredible Shrinking Roster

    Sidebar to A Shakey Machine

  • News

    August 19, 1999

    Gridiron Fever

    FIU administrators think spending millions on a football program will do wonders for their school, and they'll sideline anyone who disagrees

  • Music

    April 8, 1992

    Black Men Can't Swim

    And other words to the whites about b-ball, side musicians, and racism

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