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Randy Shannon

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    October 8, 2012

    Who's Applying To Be University of Miami AD? An Exclusive Look at the Candidates

    For the third time since 2008 the Miami Hurricanes are on the hunt for a new athletics director. Don't worry though, University of Miami President Donna Shalala says she has heard from literally hundreds of people who wants the job. "I'm getting hundreds of emails from people wanting the job," she t ... More >>

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    March 1, 2012
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    February 27, 2012

    2012 Miami Hurricanes Football Scheduled Release, and It's Painful

    The Miami Hurricanes have a painful habit of front-loading the early weeks of their schedule with difficult games, and the just-released 2012 agenda is no different. The Canes start their season off with three of their first four on the road including tough trips to Kansas State and Georgia Tech.The ... More >>

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    November 3, 2011
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    October 27, 2011
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    October 25, 2011

    Jacory Harris Deserves Credit and an Apology For Racially Biased Sportswriting

    ​Luther "Luke" 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 wonders when Jacory Harris will get his due.The sports media in South Florida is really one-sided. None of the ... More >>

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    September 15, 2011
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    August 17, 2011

    Nevin Shapiro Can Kiss My Ass

    Nevin Shapiro wishes he could wear my shorts for one day. The New Jersey-born Napoleon dubbed himself "Little Luke" in a so-called investigative report by Yahoo! Sports claiming all sorts of corrupt shit Shapiro committed while he was a booster of the University of Miami athletics program.The claim ... More >>

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    August 17, 2011

    Al Golden Feels Duped by University of Miami

    ​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 >>

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    August 16, 2011

    Nevin Shapiro Just Screwed University of Miami Football: Join Us in the Seven Stages of Grief

    ​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 >>

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    June 13, 2011

    Hurricanes Have Eighth Best 2012 Recruiting Class, So Far

    You know what we could use right now? Some positive sports news on this, the Miami sports fans' somber morning of despair. Thankfully, things are looking up for that team that originally brought this town a boastful, brash, and talent-rich line up that inspired so, so much hatred. Yes, the Miami Hur ... More >>

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    April 21, 2011

    Gators Coach Will Muschamp Disses Hurricanes

    ​Barring some sort of bowl matchup, the Florida Gators and the Miami Hurricanes won't meet again on the football field until 2013, but the two programs are always locked in an intense recruiting war for players and, occasionally, personnel. Wide receivers coach Aubrey Hill was one of the few staff ... More >>

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    March 31, 2011

    Spirit of Michael Irvin Returns to Hurricanes' Locker Room (Hopefully Sans Cocaine)

    ​The University of Miami has a whole lot of proud history that the team hasn't bothered living up to in years, and new coach Al Golden is hoping to return the team to the glory days. In fact, he's bringing Michael Irvin back into the locker room, or at least his words. Coach Golden has plastered a ... More >>

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    March 9, 2011

    "Last Time the Heat Won" Is the Top Trending Topic on Twitter

    ​"Crygate" is slowly subsiding. The Internet is tiring of those jokes now, but it's not quite done with making fun of our Miami Heat. Right now, #LastTimeTheHeatWon is trending high on Twitter and holds down the number one spot here in Miami. Yes, the Heat has lost its last five games, and with su ... More >>

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    December 28, 2010

    Albert Louis-Jean Latest Former 'Canes Commit to Jump Ship

    ​New Miami Hurricanes coach Al Golden isn't having much luck in retaining star recruits who had verbally committed to the team under former coach Randy Shannon. Albert Louis-Jean, rated by some recruiting services as the best recruit in the state of Massachusetts and the 9th best corner back i ... More >>

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    December 12, 2010

    Al Golden Named Head Coach of Miami Hurricanes

    The last time Al Golden coached a college football game he lost to Miami of Ohio. The next time he coaches a team it may very well be Miami of Florida. ESPN reports that Golden, the current head coach at Temple, has been offered the vacant position as the Hurricanes' head coach and is likely to acce ... More >>

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    December 1, 2010

    Donald Trump Tells University of Miami to Hire Mike Leach

    ​Douche respects douche. So it's really no surprise that Donald Trump, of all people, really wants the University of Miami to hire Mike Leach, of all coaches. The Donald, or perhaps some sentient being living deep in the recesses of his hair, ripped out a page from The Palm Beach Post, scrawle ... More >>

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    November 16, 2010

    Stephen Morris Will Start for Hurricanes on Saturday

    ​Miami has become the land of great quarterback uncertainty, but unlike a certain professional team we'll have some deserved faith in who will be starting for our college team in their next game. True freshman Stephen Morris will make his third straight start for the 'Canes against Virginia Tech t ... More >>

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    November 9, 2010

    Pat Riley Thinks Twitter Could Help Angry Fans Attack LeBron

    ​Miami Heat President Pat Riley isn't ready to take a page out of Hurricanes Coach Randy Shannon's play book and ban his players from using Twitter, but something about the micro-blogging service just doesn't sit well with him. Apparently he thinks Twitter could play a part in opposing teams' fans ... More >>

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    October 7, 2010
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    October 5, 2010

    People Expect Obama to Be SuperNegro

    ​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 gives President Obama an A on his midterm report card.Despite the mess he inherited from George W. Bush, Barack Obama has ... More >>

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    September 17, 2010

    Tweets of the Week: When LeBron Met Nicki Minaj

    ​Everyone has a Twitter these days, so it's hard to keep up. Luckily for you Riptide has decided to start chronicling the best Miami-related Tweets each week. Of course, we're not even up on all of Twitter. So if you think there's a local VIP whose account we need to keep an eye on or just a reall ... More >>

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    September 10, 2010

    Miami vs. Ohio State: Why a Win Would Feel So Good (And a Loss Isn't the End of the World)

    ​It might take a crack squad of psychoanalysis to properly dissect all the emotions Canes Nation has been going through leading up to Tomorrow's game against Ohio State. To put it simply though, a win in this game would feel better and be more monumental than almost any other win the Hurricanes ha ... More >>

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    September 3, 2010

    Oddsmakers Favor Hurricanes As Next Team To Get Major Sanctions

    Someone thinks the odds are high history could repeat itself​The 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 >>

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    August 26, 2010
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    August 3, 2010

    Gibraltar's Happy Hour Offers Tasty Bites and Stunning Views

    Oprah's turkey burger sliders and some coconut shrimp. ​The place: Gibraltar (at the Grove Isle Hotel & Spa)4 Grove Isle Dr.Coconut Grove305-857-5007groveisle.com/diningThe hours: Thursdays 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.The deals: Enjoy two-for-one select champagne flutes and well drinks ($10 for two). A b ... More >>

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    July 6, 2010

    USC Releases Seantrel Henderson from Letter of Intent

    ​University of South California coach Lane Kiffin announced today that he's releasing highly recruited offensive lineman Seantrel Henderson from his Letter of Internet with the school. It's still possible that after all that he could decided to play with the Trojans. Though, it's looking more and ... More >>

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    April 29, 2010
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    April 27, 2010

    Hurricanes Football Coach Randy Shannon Deserves a New Contract

    Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Courtstand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke has a message for the University of Miami: Give Randy Shannon a new contract!The University of Miami is not playing fair with ... More >>

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    February 23, 2010

    News Roundup: Police Searching for Driver who Hit Two Bicyclists

    A Judge ruled the use of red light cameras illegal in Aventura. [CBS4]Police are searching for a driver who hit two bicyclists early yesterday morning. He didn't stop, and then abandoned the car believed to be stolen. [WSVN]The School Board fears the district's budget could be $250 to $350 million l ... More >>

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    December 28, 2009

    News Roundup: Jimbo's on Fire

    A trailer near Jimbo's caught fire after Jimbo's son, Bubba, hooked up a water heater. [JustNews]The Epic Hotel's water has been deemed safe. [FoxNews]After warming up just a bit for Christmas, the temperature might drop to the 40s. [CBS4]SportsTime to pop champagne: The Indianapolis Colts pulled th ... More >>

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    November 10, 2009

    Uncle Luke Records Theme Song for 'Canes Doc; Donna Shalala Must Be Thrilled

    via Rakontur​Rakontur's highly anticipated documentary on University of Miami football, The U, premiers on ESPN on December 12, and this latest bit of news has us even more excited: Uncle Luke has recorded the theme song.Luther Campbell, The 2 Live Crew rapper, was persona non grata at UM for a de ... More >>

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    November 9, 2009

    News Roundup

    Hurricane Ida is heading for the Gulf of Mexico. [CBS4]A pilot is dead after crashing his small plane in the Everglades last night. [NBCMiami]PoliticsMarco Rubio's record in the State House isn't nearly as conservative as he'd have you believe. It's almost like it's difficult to be a true conservati ... More >>

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    November 5, 2009

    News Roundup

    Amongst other changes, Mayor-elect Regalado plans to start talking about Cuba and Venezuela more. Right after he fixes those potholes and fires Chief Timoney I presume. [Herald]The Coast Guard will unload nearly 5 tons of Cocaine in Miami (or roughly a New Year's Eve worth for SoBe partying) today. ... More >>

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    October 26, 2009

    Miami Hurricanes Lost Two Things This Weekend: a Game to Clemson and All Hope

    via Ragetoons​Never underestimate those Miami Hurricanes. Tell them their opening stretch against four ranked opponents is the gridiron equivalent of a minefield in which they might get blown away, and they'll rack up three wins. Tell them the rest of their season should be a breeze, and they'll s ... More >>

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    October 16, 2009

    News Roundup

    H1N1 vaccines will be administered in South Florida beginning Monday, with a news conference scheduled today to fill in details. [CBS4]You know it's a slow news morning when NBCMiami's main story is about a manatee that traveled all the way to Manhattan. [NBCMiami]Let's see what the Herald's working ... More >>

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    September 11, 2009

    News Roundup

    Fight at Miami City Hall. During a budget meeting, Mayor Manny Diaz said Commissioner Tomas Regalado had taken a cheap shot at him. Regalado said the mayor has been living like "the mayor of Beverly Hills." Diaz then reminded the commissioner that his office once spent $25,000 for coffee. Anyway, th ... More >>

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    August 12, 2009

    News Roundup

    The Coral Gables Gazette has gone online-only. [Herald]Police arrested a 16-year-old boy in the June killing of a Metrorail security guard. The kid has been arrested ten times since he turned 11. [Herald]Donte' Stallworth is now allowed to leave his house to work with a trainer. [Reuters]A ... More >>

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    May 19, 2009

    ESPN: Robert Marve Picks Purdue

    via Brian216's flickr that after his particularly nasty breakup with the Miami Hurricanes, our former QB Robert Marve is expected to find comfort in the open arms of Purdue. There was talk last week that Marve was strongly considering walking on with Tennessee, but because UM wouldn't rele ... More >>

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    April 27, 2009

    News Roundup

    LocalYet another publication takes a crack at understanding the reaction to President Obama's changes in Cuba policy amongst Cuban Americans in Miami. This time it's the Washington Post, and they find, quite poetically, that the hard lines have softened. I think honestly though, the pieces on the ma ... More >>

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    March 26, 2009

    UM Tennis Players Invite Fans to Watch Rival Coach "Take It in the Ass"

    After Randy Shannon came aboard and decided to portray the football team as a monastery, it's been up to other University of Miami athletes to pick up the slack and keep the spirit of Thug U alive. The UM men's tennis team seems to be willing, in its own inept, frat boy-ish way. They'll play UVA (#1 ... More >>

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    February 10, 2009

    News Roundup

    Joe Cool 2: The Teenage Trial begins today. [AP]Ft. Lauderdale holds its local elections today. Mayor Jim Naugle is not running for re-election. 18 years of public service and he'll always be the dude who complained about gay toilet sex. What a legacy. [NBC6]Randy Shannon picked NC assistant John Lo ... More >>

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    February 4, 2009

    Signing Day: Randy Shannon Finds His Next Batch of Recruits to Suspend

    University of Miami used to have this wonderful, magical football program that everyone feared. Then sometime a few years ago everyone got tired of being wonderful and magical and stopped winning games, and they've officially been having "a rebuilding year" every single year since. Today is the firs ... More >>

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    January 21, 2009

    News Roundup

    President Obama found time to call up Gitmo and say, "Yo, can we just chill for a minute?" and all proceedings were instantly frozen. [Herald]Police finally caught this horrible baby-punching would-be car thief. [NBC6]Here are all sorts of pictures from the inaugural balls. Do we like Michelle's dre ... More >>

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    January 5, 2009

    News Roundup

    It was so exciting to get back in the playoffs, until we remembered that the Dolphins are not too lucky in the playoffs. They lost to the Ravens 27-9. [AP]But, hey, Bill Parcells isn't going anywhere. [AP]Thousands of shoes magically showed up on the Palmetto Expressway. My guess is that C ... More >>

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    September 26, 2008

    Escape Reality With Football

    After what is sure to be a dramatic Presidential debate tonight, it'll be relaxing to follow some contests where the winner won't decide the fate of our nation. The dick sandwich servin', pig flyin' Dolphins have a bye this week, but the city's two college teams should keep your mind of the econom ... More >>

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    September 11, 2008
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    August 28, 2008

    Hurricanes Make Their Dolphin Stadium Debut Tonight

    via Dolphin Stadium Randy Shannon probably would have scheduled a pee wee football team as the opponent in the Hurricanes' Dolphin Stadium debut tonight if he could have gotten away with it. Instead they're facing FCS (formerly known as Division I-AA) team Charleston Southern. The CSU Bucaneers are ... More >>

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    September 20, 2007

    U Can Do It

    Bleed orange and green today at the Orange Bowl

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