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 >>
Former Rutgers coach Mike Rice is a sad little rage ball of a man who makes Bobby Knight look like a Zen Buddhist. The coach was fired yesterday after ESPN aired video of Rice hurling balls at players' heads, repeatedly shoving his players during practice, and calling them slurs such as "f*ggot" and ... More >>
Do you have a college football team that's little more than a couple JuCo rejects and a dream? Is it basically a hole in the ground? Well, freshly fired former FIU coach Mario Cristobal would like to remind everyone that he specializes in turning laughingstocks into semi-respectable players. Perhaps ... More >>
Just a season ago, FIU football coach Mario Cristobal's name was being tossed around as a possibility for some very high profile coaching gigs at bigger schools. Instead he decided to stick with the Golden Panthers. Apparently loyalty doesn't pay. The school fired Cristobal today after a disappointi ... More >>
President Barack Obama was just at the University of Miami, so you'd think that his staff could get the name of the school correct. Apparently not. The White House sent out a press release today describing University of Miami president Donna Shalala as "President of Miami University." Miami Uni ... More >>
Once again, the University of Miami's women's basketball team is a third seed in the NCAA tournament, and once again President Barack Obama has snubbed them. Just like last year, the president predicts the Lady Canes will make a second round exit against a sixth seed team, this time at the hands ... More >>
Last Friday, touted quarterback Jacoby Brissett made a somewhat head scratching decision to sign with the Florida Gators over the Miami Hurricanes, and his mother is not happy about it. Both schools have new coaches, but apparently Al Golden has his mother-wooing game on lock, while Will Muschamp ... More >>
The future of the Miami Hurricane's quarterback position seems to be with Stephen Morris, but Al Golden and his staff are apparently interested in landing former Rutgers quarterback Tom Savage. He was rated by one recruiting service at the 8th best QB in the 2009 class, and the 'Canes tried to wo ... More >>
In today's news roundup: Mayor Carlos Alvarez is not going to take Norman Braman's recall efforts lightly, UM students react to Tyler Clemente's suicide, a man is shot on the Palmetto, a worker is shocked on South Beach, and the Marlins have gone to the dogs.
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Not since Beelzebub was dumped from heaven by the big guy himself has somebody been so deserving of losing their job as BP's CEO Tony Hayward. The greasy executive will be officially stepping down Oct. 1 and his departure go ... More >>
College athletic conferences are always finding new and exciting ways to further screw with the already tortured fabric of college football. The Big Ten has been talking for so long about expanding to 12 in order to get a championship game that we're surprised it hasn't happened. N ... More >>
Sources tell CBS4 that businessman Carlos Migoya will be named Miami's new city manager. [CBS4]11 wild horses in Hialeah were captured this weekend. [CBS4]Kim Rothstein was still collecting rent on houses that had been forfeited to the government. [NBCMiami]SportsDolphins cornerb ... More >>
Lil Wayne had his sentencing delayed so he could return to Miami for oral surgery. Well, TMZ said he underwent a marathon session yesterday and got eight -- yes, eight! -- root canals. You'd think that would be punishment enough for his weapon charges, but he'll still likely spend eight months to a ... More >>
The best part about suspended City of Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones's preordained re-election to her vacated seat is this: She'll be able to make another acceptance speech.Her defiant diatribe a few weeks ago -- when she took office moments before being cuffed and booked on grand theft ... More >>
Maybe it was a natural let-down after thoroughly dominating the 12th ranked Florida Gators over the weekend. Perhaps it was the fact that Qdoba provided the pre-game meal, which can't possibly be good per-game chow. Or maybe URI pitcher Eric Smith is just that great.
Whatever the reason, the Rh ... More >>
Oh, ZBT the UM frat caught up in another drug mess has been temporarily suspend. Police said pot and a pill for ADHD treatment (adderall?) were sold at the house. [JustNews]A Charlie Crist adviser, Alan Mendelsohn, is linked to one of these many, many ponzi schemes. [Pulp]Marc Sarnoff is the n ... More >>