Virginia Tech Hokies (Football)

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    October 8, 2014

    Randy Shannon Was a Better Coach Than Al Golden and Here's the Proof

    The Miami Hurricanes dropped their third game of the season against Georgia Tech this past Saturday, all but assuring that the 2014-15 campaign will be just another dead-end. The frustrating loss to the Yellow Jackets has even caused some of Al Golden's most loyal supporters to reconsider their alle ... More >>

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    October 18, 2013

    Hurricanes Basketball Picked to Finish 12th in ACC

    The Miami Hurricanes basketball team walked away with an ACC tourney championship and a ride to the sweet sixteen last season, but expectations have been considerably lowered this season. The ACC media has picked the 'Canes to finish 12th out of 15 in the conference. Which is what happens when you r ... More >>

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    August 22, 2013
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    November 2, 2012

    Poll: Should The Miami Hurricanes Sit Out A Bowl Game This Year?

    The Miami Hurricanes aren't quite bowl eligible just yet, but last night they shook off a three-game losing streak and delivered an epic 30-12 smackdown to the Virginia Tech Hokies. The worst of their schedule is behind them (including loses to three teams in currently in the BCS top 10), and the Ca ... More >>

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    November 1, 2012
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    September 22, 2012

    Hurricanes Defeat Georgia Tech 42-36 in a Slow Burn Thriller

    If this game was a fancy four course meal it would have started out with the greatest soup ever. Seinfeld Soup Nazi level soup. You'd be content with eating nothing but this soup for the rest of your life. Then the second course comes around and the waiter serves you a salad topped with a giant heap ... More >>

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    September 8, 2012

    Miami Hurricanes Get Routed by Kansas State 52-13 in Worst Loss in Years

    "Oh, down 14-0 on the road in the first quarter," some of us might have thought. "Whatever, we did it last week." If that gleeful optimism wasn't wiped away once you realized the 'Canes were playing a ranked opponent and not an ACC bottom dweller, Kansas State certainly reminded you of that fac ... More >>

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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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    December 15, 2011
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    October 10, 2011

    The Worst Weekend in Florida College Football History

    ​December 6, 1982 was the last time that neither the University of Miami, Florida State or University of Florida football teams were in the AP poll. Since then the college football teams of the state of Florida had gone on to dominated modern college football, winning 10 national championship betw ... More >>

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    July 25, 2011

    Hurricanes Picked to Finish Second in ACC Coastal Division

    Another year, another season of uncertainty for Miami Hurricanes football. Could this finally be the year the once-storied team makes it to its first ACC championship game? Reporters who cover the Atlantic Coast Conference don't think so and have picked Miami to finish second in its division.

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    February 14, 2011

    2011 Miami Hurricanes Schedule Released

    Will the 'Canes open their first game against Randy Shannon? ​The 2011 Miami Hurricanes Schedule has been released, and despite some rumors, they won't be opening the season against Florida State. Though the opener could be even more interesting as they'll travel up to Maryland for a Monday night ... More >>

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    January 3, 2011

    Miami Corrupts Virginia Tech: 8 Players Punished For Missing New Year's Eve Curfew

    ​What do you expect when you take kids who normally spend most of their time in the sleepy little mountain town of Blacksburg, Virginia, and put them in Miami for New Year's Eve? Probably not good things. In the lead up to tonight's Orange Bowl, eight players on the Virginia Tech football team hav ... More >>

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    December 23, 2010
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    December 16, 2010
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    December 14, 2010

    Urban Meyer Leaves UF to Protect His Legacy

    ​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 >>

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    November 23, 2010

    Report: Stephen Morris Will Start Saturday Even Though Jacory Harris is Healthy

    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? 

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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 15, 2010

    'Canes Once Again Top Ranked Team in Florida; Stephen Morris May Start Again

    Considering the uncharacteristic mediocrity of Sunshine State college football this year it's sort of a hollow achievement, but following the Hurricanes 35-10 dismantling of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets they're once again the highest ranked college football team in Florida. Fans can thank the sur ... More >>

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    September 23, 2010

    Miami Hurricanes Take on Pitt Tonight In Our Last Chance to Defend The Honor of the ACC

    When it comes to football, the Atlantic Coast Conference has become a sad, depressing little thing this season. Given the sentiment in the sports universe lately it seems some would be happy to see the ACC downgraded to a flag football club. Granted, Virginia Tech's woes are most to blame for that s ... More >>

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    August 26, 2010
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    August 12, 2010

    Do the Hurricanes Have Ugly Helmets? Thinks So

    ​Maybe we're biased, but we think the University of Miami athletics logo is one of the most original and aesthetically pleasing in all of sports. It's minimalist yet says so much. However, in its ACC preview, Rivals' group of experts seems to think the team's helmet, which features the logo, is th ... More >>

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    May 3, 2010

    FedEx Will No Longer Sponsor the Orange Bowl

    ​A lot has changed for the Orange Bowl since 1989. Back then, Jimmy Johnson was coaching the Canes, and they blew out Nebraska 23-3 in the game that year. That was when it was played in the actual stadium known as the Orange Bowl and before all of this BCS business. Lately, the Canes have bee ... More >>

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    April 23, 2010

    NFL Draft Live-Blog, rounds 2 & 3

    ​Welcome back to our second night of NFL Draft Live-Blogging! Brought to you in 3D!* (*-not really, but everything else is in 3D, so why not). Tonight we'll roll through the second and third rounds, where the Dolphins hold the 40th and 73rd overall picks. Tonight's blog will be more Dolphins-cente ... More >>

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    February 10, 2010

    Hurricanes 23rd on ESPN's Way-Too-Early Pre-Season Football Rankings

    ​Last season for Miami Hurricanes fans was a respectful rebound, and should provide encouragement that our days of being left off most pre-season polls are over.The season doesn't officially kick off for another seven months, but that hasn't stopped ESPN's Mark Schlabach from making his pre-se ... More >>

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    December 29, 2009

    Top Ten of the Decade: Miami Sports Moments

    Riptide 2.0's regular sports commentator and FinsNation blogger Chris Joseph looks back at the top ten Miami sports moments of the decade. Low points like the Miami Dolphins crappy performance and the after-thought known as the Florida Panthers didn't make the cut. Sorry. ​10. Canes BaseballCoach ... More >>

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    October 19, 2009

    Miami Hurricanes: A Top Ten Team That Might Not Even Make It to Its Conference Championship Game

    ​For the first time this season, the Miami Hurricanes are ranked in the top ten of all of the major polls: eighth in the AP, ninth in the coaches', and tenth in the Harris Interactive and BCS standings. But, with the exception of LSU, we're the only team in the top ten that doesn't control its own ... 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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    January 1, 2009

    The Cheap Seats

    FedEx Orange Bowl boasts CompUSA Bowl-like matchup.

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    December 12, 2008

    Football Fans Too Poor to Get to Miami

    You know times are tough when crazed college football fans in places like cold-ass Blacksburg, Virginia; and Cincinnati, Ohio, can't scrounge up enough change to get to sunny Miami for a January 1 bowl game. But alas, that is the cold, hard truth of these tough economic times.More depressing recess ... More >>

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    November 14, 2008

    The U is in First Place, Jim Kelly Still an Insufferable Douchebag

    Don’t look now but the Miami Hurricanes are in first place in the ACC Coastal Division. Couldn’t decide between watching the Canes getting their mojo back or 30 Rock last night? That’s what the "previous channel" button on the remote is for (or, for those of you still living in a world where h ... More >>

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    August 28, 2008

    New-Era Canes

    The post-Orange Bowl age kicks off.

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    January 17, 2008

    Jam Anyone's Cell Phone

    That turd talking while driving deserves it!

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    January 3, 2008

    How Things Should Be

    The FedEx Orange Bowl shows us how football is done.