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Al Golden Says He is Tempering His Expectations After a Promising Spring Game

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

The history of Miami Hurricanes football is littered with some great players. Guys like Ray Lewis, Ed Reed, Warren Sapp and Andre Johnson have all donned the uniform. Recently, the program hasn't lived up to those standards. Al Golden is trying to change that. He is going into his third ...

Jim Larranaga’s Vision for Miami Hurricanes Basketball is Starting to Come to Fruition

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

For Miami head coach Jim Larranaga being in the Sweet Sixteen is nothing new. After all, he took George Mason on an improbable run to the Final Four, beating some giants along the way. But for the University of Miami, once known as a football program, it's an incredible feat. ...

Jim Larranaga: Miami Hurricanes Aren’t Bothered by No. 2 Seed

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

It's been a season for the ages in Miami. The Hurricanes won their first conference title in school history on Sunday and somehow weren't given a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament despite being at the top of the ACC. Jim Larranaga isn't worried about the No. 1 seed snub. ...

Jim Larranaga On No. 3 Miami Hurricanes: “They are Very, Very Hungry to Get to the Big Dance.”

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Let's be honest here: No one had the University of Miami as a ranked team this season. Well now the Hurricanes are flawless in the ACC with a record of 10-0 and Miami stands at No. 3 in the AP Top 25 poll with an overall record of 19-3. The ...

Al Golden On Alleged Recruiting Violations: “We don’t have anything to hide.”

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

The University of Miami was front and center last summer after some major allegations were thrown at the school stemming from a Yahoo! Sports report from Charles Robinson. Nevin Shapiro ended up giving hundreds of thousands of dollars to at least 72 athletes at the University of Miami from 2002 to 2010. After ...

Al Golden Signs Contract Extension at Miami Following Roller Coaster First Season

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

A first-year coach cannot go through much more than what Al Golden endured in his first season at the helm in Miami. Soon after accepting the head coaching job, the Hurricanes program quickly came under scrutiny for past misdeeds and NCAA rules violations. The first part of Golden's season was ...

Luther Campbell Sues Nevin Shapiro for Defaming his Name in Yahoo Article that Broke Miami Hurricanes Scandal

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Luther Campbell, the longtime Miami Hurricanes supporter and former 2 Live Crew frontman, is suing Nevin Shapiro for slandering and defaming his name in the Yahoo! Sports article that exposed the scandalous behavior of the Miami Hurricanes football program. Campbell apparently is taking issue with how Shapiro cited him as ...

Al Golden on Jacory Harris: “He gives us the best chance to win this game, in this environment”

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

When Al Golden decided to leave Temple for Miami, it looked like he finally got the big break that he had been looking for. Golden went from the MAC to the ACC and he went from a program like Temple to “the U” which is filled with rich history. Instead ...

Ask Al Golden if he Thinks the Suspensions Handed Down to Miami Players Were Fair and He’ll Say ‘Yeah I think they’re right on.’

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

When the report of the University of Miami's bevy of NCAA violations first hit the web, speculation immediately ran wild as to what kind of sanctions the Hurricanes might face. It didn't take long for folks to start wondering if Miami might join SMU as the only college football programs ...

Yahoo! Investigative Reporter Charles Robinson on Jason Whitlock: “He is a Coward, and I have no Problem Saying That.”

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

You'll all remember Yahoo! investigative reporter Charles Robinson as the man who penned the story surrounding the Miami Hurricanes and booster Nevin Shapiro. Robinson didn't stumble upon the salacious, scandalous story by accident either; he spent the better part of a year talking with Shapiro, obtaining federal documents, corroborating stories ...