It's hard to rob any of the sweet out of yesterday for the UM basketball team. Ringed by a stadium of hostile UNC fans in Greensboro, North Carolina, the Hurricanes knocked off the Tar Heels 87-77 in the ACC tournament championship -- UM's first time hoisting the trophy. But Sunday was far from ... More >>
Miami Hurricane point guard Shane Larkin is having himself a breakout season. And as a result, the Canes are on the basketball map for the first time ever.
Larkin is averaging 13.7 points and 4.4 assists for the Canes Men Hoops Kickass Brigade and has the team poised for a serious run at the top of ... More >>
Today the Atlantic Coast Conference announced the Coach of the Year award, and the laurels went to a familiar name: UM's Jim Larranaga. The honor comes after the coach piloted the Hurricanes to a standout season, with a program record 24-6 run and its first ACC regular-season championship. By coaxin ... More >>
After dogging it out with Duke in a tough 76-79 loss on Saturday night, the University of Miami basketball team was ripe for a dip in this week's polls. It happened -- but the damage was minimal to the Hurricanes. According to the latest reports, UM has fallen from fifth to sixth place. The silver l ... More >>
It was probably going to happen, but it's still rough to see: after going 14-games without falling to competition, the University of Miami's basketball team lost this weekend. The Hurricanes' first lost in 2013 didn't come from Duke, UNC or any other ACC heavies predicted to take down the squad. The ... More >>
Last night in Coral Gables, the UM men's basketball team extended its winning streak with a last-minute, stress-inducing decision over Virginia. Unlike high-wire finesse wins over Duke and UNC, the Hurricanes recent match-ups against ACC competition like Florida State, Clemson, and now Virginia have ... More >>
By halftime on Saturday at the BankUnited Center, while most of the sold-out crowd was twisting out their necks trying to get an eyeful of LeBron James and Dwyane Wade courtside, the national beat writers and TV analysts holed up in the media room were already tossing around the question: Are the Hu ... More >>
On Sunsay, February 27, up there at the Roger Dean stadium in Jupiter, spring training begins for the Florida Marlins. That's great news for people who want to see them go up against ... the University of Miami Hurricanes. It's also nice for people who want to believe the two teams'll t ... More >>
He coached the Miami Hurricanes. He coached the Miami Dolphins. Now Jimmy Johnson is coaching men to buy ExtenZe, a "male enhancement tablet" that promises to "really make a difference."In television commercials, the company is very sly, never making specific claims about what "difference" the prod ... More >>
Photo courtesy USA FootballChris Merritt, the Miami coach leading the USA TeamIt's liable to get lost in the avalanche of pregame media coverage, but on January 30, Fort Lauderdale's Lockhart Stadium will host the first-ever Junior World Championship, pitting 45 of America's best football players ... More >>
In this week's print edition, Francisco Alvarado tells the story of two South Florida film makers chronicling the triumphant rise and embarrassing fall of the Miami Hurricanes. In The U, set to air locally next week and then nationally on ESPN, Billy Corben and Alfred Spellman place the fo ... More >>
For a teen-aged immigrant from Brazil, I'm sure it's mighty tough to acclimate to America, let alone a city with Weston's wide boulevards and tranquil pace. So maybe it's best that transfer rules prevented young Fabrecio de Melo from suiting up this past year for the Sagemont School basketball team. ... More >>
All right, for the first time since I was about six, I'm going to stay away from the NCAA tournament this year. This is a whole new version of March Madness for me. Because I'm mad. And I'm boycotting the tournament -- and urge all you Gator fans to do the same.
Those of you more familiar with ... More >>
At 21-years-old, Tebow beat out legends like Emmitt Smith, Deion Sanders, Roy Jones Jr., and Shaq.It started around Presidents' Day. ESPN has been picking the "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" in every state, then choosing the top five states.
This week, it decided Illinois had the best mountain, with ... More >>
Now that Joe Paterno's landed a brand new three-year contract, just a few days before his 82nd birthday, the pressure's on Florida State's dad-gum head coach Bobby Bowden to get a four-year contract.The two old coots are currently running 1-2 in career victories. JoePa has 383. Bowden has 381. The U ... More >>