If you are a fan of a Florida Division I FBS football team, you had good reason to celebrate Saturday. It didn't matter which team you were rooting for. For the first time since the FAU Owls became an FBS subdivision team in 2005, all seven Florida teams won games the same day. Yes, even FIU and USF ... More >>
Lots of people try and rank college football teams, but that ignores the fact that only teams from one state actually matter. Because clearly things need to be ranked in list format, Riptide is here to rank Florida's seven FBS teams. Join us this week as we witness the debut of a possible QB superst ... More >>
Earlier this week the Princeton Review named, of all colleges, the University of Iowa as America's most party happy school. While Florida State and University of Florida made the top 10, the University of Miami, once the undisputed party school champion of the world back in the '80s, was no where to ... 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. 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 >>
If you watched the Miami Hurricanes' historic thrashing of Duke on the basketball courts last week, you might have spotted a few lonely dots of blue among the sea of orange in the student section. To no one's surprise, it turns out those Duke fans did not have a very good night.Michelle Picon, ... 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 >>
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 >>
So much for avoiding a quarterback controversy. Despite reports that Jacory Harris is healthy and cleared to play, a source close to the Hurricanes tells NBCMiami that freshman QB Stephen Morris will start against the USF Bulls this Saturday. Are the Harris days for the Hurricanes over?
via ZazzleIt's one of the great college football injustices that during the past two decades or so, the Miami Hurricanes have had only one yearly heated rivalry.Those damn Fighting Irish and Gators pulled out of the annual matchups in '90 and '87, respectively. Miami has met Florid ... More >>
The past months have seen a lively game of musical chairs in the NCAA and NFL. Though the hottest action hasn't concerned Miami teams much, the effects are being felt here. The Dolphins fired defensive coordinator Paul Pasqualoni last week, and it seems like they're hoping to ... More >>
For a sold-out 65,000-plus seat complex during a supposed rivalry game, Raymond James Stadium was eerily quiet throughout much of Saturday's game between the Miami Hurricanes and the South Florida Bulls.Your intrepid blogger braved sitting in the USF student section and was warned by a Bulls fan ... More >>
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 >>
The Dolphins (and hey, The Golden Panthers, too!) continued their surprising winning streak last weekend. Meanwhile the young Canes continued their heartbreaking streak of staggering greenness. Will the streaks continue for another week? That is why you tune in to find out. I am not a psychic. Sorry ... More >>
Last time we checked in with our lil' football friends the Dolphins shocked the nation and had last week off, the Canes fell apart in the last quarter of a game they should have won, and the Golden Panthers won their first game of the season. So in two cases we'll see one win wonders trying to hold ... More >>
New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo expanded his investigation of student lenders and their relationship with universities recently by issuing subpoenas to 40 athletic departments across the nation. Florida is at the center of the new inquiries. In a statement issued by Cuomo on August 1, ... More >>
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