Ah. Gators fans. They smell. They're loud. They drink cheap beer. They love to wear jorts. They love mullets. And they're set to invade Sun Life Stadium for the big showdown with the Hurricanes on Saturday afternoon like an orange STD, infecting every crevice of South Florida like a horde of tooth ... 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 >>
The last time Jeff Dockeray was in South Florida, he watched his prized New Orleans Saints win the Super Bowl in 2009. While Doc, as he likes to be called, basks in the glory of his team winning the most important football game ever, he also remembers the tailgaters. "There isn't a lot of spac ... More >>
huskers.comCarl PeliniCarl Pelini -- the former defensive coordinator and defensive line coach at Nebraska -- is officially the new head coach of the Florida Atlantic University Owls.Replacing the retiring Howard Schnellenberger, Pelini signed a five-year contract that starts with a $450,000 ... More >>
Bobby KentYou know at a stadium, when they play that "Charge!" thing over the PA? It's the kind of annoying tradition that people never stop and think about -- and certainly people never wonder who first came up with it.Well Bobby Kent (pictured), co-owner of Pompano Beach's Hollbrand Music Publi ... More >>
Photo: USFDons.comTaylorHyman Taylor, the star center for the 2005 Cardinal Gibbons High School basketball team, was murdered Tuesday evening outside an Ikea store in Emeryville, California, on the outskirts of Oakland. Taylor attended the University of San Francisco on a basketball scholarship.A ... More >>
Flickr: Lewis & Clark Community CollegeThomas (second from left) has been a hit in his coaching debut.A Midwest basketball legend who spent a brief retirement in South Florida, Deon Thomas didn't take long to establish success as a coach. This month, in his first head-coaching job, Thomas led ... More >>
flickr.comNick Saban lied to, then abandoned South Florida.There are dozens of reasons South Floridians should be cheering for the University of Texas in tonight's BCS National Championship game. Now, I'll admit I'm not completely objective on the subject, but I want to convince you, South Florid ... More >>
flickr.comTebow's finest hour came at the BCS championship game in 2009.Since Bucknell beat Miami in 1935, the annual Orange Bowl has provided some of the best moments of every college football season. Starting in the '90s, the game also provided a few national championships. Though the game hasn ... More >>
Hoops hero Rumeal Robinson blew a fortune on strippers, got indicted, and left his mom homeless.
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Fifteen years and a thousand miles stand between Deon Thomas and his all-too-brief memories of basketball stardom. Or at least, the memories based in America, which are all from college. Thomas' professional basketball success took place across the Atlantic. One of the greatest players to ever wear ... More >>
Lil Wayne as a guest panelist on Around the Horn Around the Horn is ESPN's fantastic game of competitive sports banter. Every day, sports columnists from large markets across the country shout at each other about men (and sometimes women) in colorful uniforms, trying to make valid arguments. ... 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 >>
Sports IllustratedShanon LerschYou don't really have to beat the Chicago Bulls. Just let them stand at the perimeter and launch low-percentage shots or make impossible passes. If that doesn't work, just wait. Eventually, their imbecile coach -- named Vinny of the Black -- will summon from the bench ... More >>
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