Category: Miami Hurricanes

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. ...

Tom Izzo and Michigan State Prepare For a Date with Valparaiso on Thursday

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Michigan State is the No. 3 seed in the Midwest bracket and will take on No. 14 Valparaiso this Thursday. Tom Izzo is concerned that Valparaiso has five senior starters. The Spartans head coach also believes his team hasn't played its collective best basketball yet this season and is poised to ...

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. ...

Rick Pitino is a Little Surprised By Miami’s Play, But Still Believes Indiana is the Best Team in College Basketball

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino was recently named among 12 finalists for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Louisville currently sits at 21-5 overall and 9-4 in Big East play heading into the weekend. The Cardinals host Seton Hall on Saturday at noon. Rick Pitino joined 790 The Ticket in Miami ...

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 ...

Cortez Kennedy Doesn’t Hide His Excitement About Being Selected for 2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

Cortez Kennedy spent the past few offseasons waiting for the phone to ring, hoping he'd been inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Calls came, but not with the good news. The call didn't come this time around either, but Kennedy did learn on television this past weekend that ...

Mike Krzyzewski Says His Team Hasn’t Learned Enough Despite Difficult Schedule

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

It seems to be a forgone conclusion at this point that Duke men's basketball teams turn over from year to year, but the program just simply keeps building itself back up easily. Not so much with this group, says coach Mike Krzyzewski. The Blue Devils have played one of the toughest ...

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 ...