Without any help from our sports teams Florida already has a well deserved reputation for unabated weirdness, but the bizarre sports scandals that have erupted in the state in the past three years alone is out of control by sports standards, by Florida standards, or by any standards of human decency ... More >>
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.
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 >>
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 >>
Tonight, the Orange Bowl, once one of the premier college bowl games in the land, continues its sad slope into mediocrity by featuring the champion of the worst big conference that will actually exist in a few years (sorry Big East) and a BCS buster no one cared about or gave much credit to until pr ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
Nicki Minaj's fans are pissed. The rap star deactivated her Twitter account (@NickiMinaj) on Sunday after accusing a fan site of leaking music from her album. Although she blocked the site, Nicki decided to say her goodbyes. "Like seriously, its but so much a person can take. Good fucking bye," sh ... More >>
With news this morning that Penn State coach Joe Paterno has died of lung cancer, I am reposting this column from last November. The scandal, it's now clear, killed the master at age 85.Enough already. This lunacy is past crazy.Joe Paterno, an icon of sport, was fired as coach of the Penn State foot ... More >>
Well, there were rumors that a Miami-area football coach could be leaving for a Pennsylvania school earlier this year, but Canes coach Al Golden squashed those Penn State rumors with a contract extension. Turns out those rumors may have been concentrating on the wrong Miami coach and Pennsylvania ... More >>
Alex IzaguirreLuther Campbell, 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, Campbell comes to the defense of Florida's largest historically African-American university, which has been caug ... More >>
What do I know? I was just the head coach!Earlier this morning, Miami New Times editor Chuck Strouse penned a column bemoaning the epic fall of Joe Paterno, the iconic face of Penn State who has won more football games than any other college coach in the modern era. Last night, the school's board ... More >>
The danger of making gods out of men.
With a teary confession that he should have done more to investigate allegations that ex-defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky had molested a young boy in the team's showers, legendary Penn State coach Joe Paterno announced today he will stop down at the end of the season. Scandal aside, that ... More >>
Is Miami Hurricanes head coach Al Golden hoping to get out of his contract with the University of Miami if the NCAA hands down crippling sanctions related to the Nevin Shapiro scandal? His agent Brett Senior seems to hint so in an interview with CBSSports.com, and suggests that Golden may be look ... More >>
McKeon managing the Wilson Tobs during the Kennedy administration.The Florida Marlins. Man. What a June. A streak of 19 losses in 20 games, an entire starting lineup batting below .280 for the month, a drop to dead last in the majors for runs scored. Oh, and the manager was replaced by a guy ... More >>
Mission FAIL.Last Friday, FIU shortstop Garrett Wittels stepped up to bat with a near record 56-game hitting streak on the line against Southeastern Louisiana. He whiffed, ending the game 0-4.It was a painful choking act for the 6'2" junior, who waited an entire off-season only to blow it in his ... More >>
The Kraken has been released!Just a few years removed from working a job in finance and watching football on the couch like the rest of us, Dolphins linebacker Cameron Wake has been named a starter for the 2010 NFL Pro Bowl.In a season mired in mediocrity for the Dolphins, Wake has been one of the f ... More >>
Al Golden isn't the only coach from Temple making the move to Miami. According to several reports out of the Philadelphia media, it seems that his defensive coordinator Mark D'Onofrio is likely to join him. Going solely by this year's ranking, D'Onofrio is a pretty good choice. The Miami Hurrican ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once 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 probes Urban Meyer's resignation as head coach of University of Florida's football team.Urban Meyer is not retiring becau ... More >>
The Miami Dolphins have lost the services of rookie defensive end Jared Odrick for the season after he suffered a broken leg during practice on Wednesday. This is the second time Odrick breaks his leg this year. He suffered a hairline fracture during the first game of the season. He also broke th ... More >>
It appears that the Miami Dolphins have lost first-round pick Jared Odrick for a month, maybe more. Odrick, the Dolphins' rookie staring defensive end, suffered a hairline fracture in his right fibula during last Sunday's game against Buffalo. The Dolphins won't discuss the outcome of an MRI take ... More >>
via WikiCommons/Cholder68 via CC2.0After a weekend full of rumors, Bobby Bowden has officially announced that he's retiring as the head coach of Florida State University's football team after 34 years. Thirty-Four Years. In that same time Miami had 8 coaches, and Florida had 5. He'll coach t ... More >>
FedEx Orange Bowl boasts CompUSA Bowl-like matchup.