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 >>
The local personalities, egos, and public figures who swung through the news cycle this week, ranked by New Times' crack research department using a highly scientific algorithm (i.e. picnic, lightening.)
NCAA President Mark Emmert is not having such a hot week. See also: -University of Miami Scandal: Sen. Joe Abruzzo Asks Florida Attorney General to Investigate the NCAA First, there was state senator Joe Abruzzo sending the attorney general a letter to investigate the NCAA's shenanigans in their U ... More >>
State Sen. Joe Abruzzo has jumped headfirst into the NCAA-versus-UM fracas.
The local personalities, egos, and public figures who swung through the news cycle this week, ranked by New Times' crack research department using a highly scientific algorithm (i.e., darts, board, hangover-shaky hands.)
On Tuesday, a week and a day after Miami New Times published online a report describing hundreds of pages of records from the office of a Coral Gables clinic, Biogenesis, the first professional baseball players have acknowledged involvement with owner Anthony Bosch. In statements issued Tuesday to ... More >>
Riding a nine-game winning streak and perfect 8-0 ACC score card, the University of Miami's men's basketball program hit another milestone yesterday: a spot on the Associated Press' top 10. According to the number crunchers, the team is currently the eighth best in the country. Those new bragging ri ... More >>
In last week's cover story, we looked at why reef-building corals are being plundered from the South Pacific and sent to the shores of Florida. But the curio trade isn't the only industry fueling the death of coral. For centuries, jewelry makers have harvested precious red a ... More >>
Earlier this month, while some high school seniors were ditching classes to catch up on lost episodes of 16 and Pregnant (it's too addictive to avoid), one impressive Nova High School senior took pen to paper and later spatula to bowl to craft the perfect sticky sweet sendoff as she leaves her fa ... More >>
This PhotoShopped job floating around the net may not reflect reality.On Sunday, the Sun-Sentinel became the first media outlet to name Jon Gruden as a candidate for head football coach at the University of Miami. The paper cited "multiple UM sources" who claimed that the former NFL coach is "hig ... More >>
A bizarre, disputed, cocaine-fueled mania is killing Floridians, especially when they're jolted with a Taser.
New releases from South Floridians.
A Baltimore Raven defense led by two former University of Miami stars, Ray Lewis and Ed Reed, thrashed our spunky Dolphins yesterday, 27-9. I could've sworn the Ravens were playing with 14 men on defense, but I'll have to go back to the tape to make sure. At any rate, those blitz packages seemed to ... More >>
Now the Lowe Art Museum has a heart of glass.
Christine Federighis ceramic contribution.
Local entrepreneurs say they've perfected a sunblock with a twist: It repels sharks
Janitors go jobless for months, and students don't give a damn
In City Shorts, it's life, death, and liberal politics in gritty 20-minute segments
South Florida schools are pumping new energy into the stage scene
Attack of the cranky creationists
The University of Miami administration has nothing to say about the Andre Johnson cheating case, but some faculty won't stay quiet
The FOUNDERS fundraiser
It's not every day a proper Shakespeare fest comes to town
The NRG 2000 East Coast Summer Tour
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With encouragement from a Broward foundation, scientists hope to restore the struggling billfish population
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