Originally written on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 8/9/13
CORAL GABLES, Fla. Eight weeks to the day University of Miami officials finished meeting with the NCAA's Committee on Infractions, athletic director Blake James said Friday he was hopeful the school would hear a verdict before the football season kicks off. But he could not guarantee it. "I don't 'expect' anything," James said at the Hurricanes' football media day. "What I hope is we have a decision before the season starts. But I respect the process and whenever the decision comes, we'll handle it and address it at that point. "We'd have liked it to be over months ago, but that's not the reality of the situation. The reality of the situation is things take time and you have to let them play their course." The Hurricanes are coming off consecutive seasons of self-imposed bowl bans that were announced in hopes of lessening any penalties that could result from an investigation into the program and its ties to booster Nevin Shapiro. Miami will begin its 2013 season on Aug. 30 ag...
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