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WATCH: Pittsburgh vs. Miami Baseball Highlights (May 13, 2016)

Pittsburgh vs. Miami: The No. 3 Hurricanes outlasted the visiting Panthers, 7-6. Carl Chester blasted a 3-run home run in the bottom of the eighth inning to break a 4-4 tie, and Bryan Garcia pitched himself into and out of trouble in the top of the 9th to earn his 12th save of the season and help the Canes hold on for the win.
Via ACC Digital Network
15 days ago

Video: Miami’s Sheldon McClellan Was Lighting It Up From 3-Point Range At NBA Combine

Miami guard Sheldon McClellan is busy trying to prove his worth to NBA scout’s at Chicago’s NBA Combine this week, and was impressing those in attendance from beyond the arc.  Miami basketball’s official Twitter account posted this video to Twitter Friday afternoon showing off McClellan’s silky smooth release from three-point range.  Sheldon being Sheldon at the #NBACombine...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami doesn’t plan to schedule Georgia, Mark Richt says

The Hurricanes have SEC opponents scheduled in 2018 (LSU) and 2019 (Florida), but no marquee season-openers planned beyond that. What adding a neutral-site game against Georgia, Mark Richt‘s former school? Mark Richt celebrates after Georgia beat LSU in 2013. (Getty Images) Interesting as it would be, Richt said he wasn’t looking to schedule a regular-season game against...
Via Canes Watch
15 days ago

Assessing Miami’s chances of landing Duke transfer Derryck Thornton

Miami needs a point guard, and there’s a pretty talented one coming to campus this weekend. Derryck Thornton (left) drives against Oregon. (Getty Images) Derryck Thornton is a former five-star recruit who is transferring from Duke. He’ll visit UM, which has two available scholarships and a coaching staff that would like to secure his services. Thornton, 6-foot-2 and 175 pounds...
Via Canes Watch
15 days ago

Baseball: Miami Hurricanes RHP Cooper Hammond has Tommy John surgery

The Hurricanes’ top right-handed reliever, sidewinder Cooper Hammond, will be on the shelf longer than originally thought. Hammond UM coach Jim Morris told reporters on Thursday that Hammond had Tommy John surgery on Monday, according to a report in the Miami Herald. The typical recovery time for Tommy John patients is between 12 and 18 months, though Morris said Hammond ...
Via Canes Watch
15 days ago

Richt back in Georgia, wishes Bulldogs well

ATLANTA (AP) Miami coach Mark Richt says he wishes nothing but the best for Georgia. Six months after Georgia fired him, Richt was in downtown Atlanta raising money Thursday night for the Hurricanes. He praised his former school prior to speaking to a group of 200 or so Miami supporters. ''I want Georgia to have great success,'' Richt said. ''I love the players there, first of...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami-Notre Dame 2016: kickoff time announced

AMELIA ISLAND — The marquee non-conference game of Miami’s 2016 season now has a kickoff time. UM’s Oct. 29 game at Notre Dame will begin at 3:30 p.m., NBC announced Thursday. The network will carry the game nationally. University of Miami football coach Jimmy Johnson leaves the field with quarterback Vinny Testaverde after the Hurricanes defeated Notre Dame, 58-7 on Dec....
Via Canes Watch
16 days ago

Miami football coach Mark Richt once appeared in an Italian jeans commercial

New Miami Hurricanes football coach Mark Richt was once a student-athlete at the university. He played quarterback for the Hurricanes, serving as a backup to former Bills legend Jim Kelly. He was also the star of a "Jesus Jeans" commercial during his time in college.Well, he wasn't actually the "star," per se, but he was a part of the shoot and made a brief appearance.The news comes...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Mark Richt starred in hilarious ‘Jesus Jeans’ commercial in 1982

Before first-year Miami Hurricanes head coach Mark Richt was a longtime coach at the University of Georgia, he was a student-athlete at Miami. During those years, he was also quite the commercial model, apparently. In a commercial from 1982 for “Jesus Jeans,” an Italian jeans company, Richt can be seen jumping around with his typical 80’s mane of hair. Check it out: Unfortunately...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Mark Richt Appeared In A Commercial For “Jesus Jeans” As A Student At Miami

Today, you shouldn’t expect to see any current Miami players popping up in commercials, at least not until after the season. In 1982, however, a young Mark Richt made a very brief appearance in an ad for “Jesus Jeans,” an Italian jeans company. Richt was not a huge commercial star by any means, but that is him jumping rope very briefly in the commercial below (seven-second...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Safety Ahman Ross decommits from Miami

The Miami Hurricanes lost a player who has been committed to the football program since last September on Wednesday. Three-star safety Ahman Ross, a standout for The Bolles School in Jacksonville, Florida, announced that he would be de-committing from the Hurricanes after a long conversation with his parents. Ross made his announcement with a brief statement on social media. Recruiting...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Miami vs. Bethune-Cookman Baseball Highlights (May 10, 2016)

Miami vs. Bethune-Cookman: The No.3 Hurricanes dominated as expected at home against the Wildcats, 14-7. The Canes had 15 hits led by Romy Gonzalez who was 3-4 with 2 RBI. Zack Collins also continued his stellar play as he contributed a home run and was 2-3 with 2 RBI.
Via ACC Digital Network
18 days ago

Miami QB Brad Kaaya Finished Semester With A 3.4 GPA

The Miami Hurricanes are set to kick off a new era of college football this season under first-year head coach Mark Richt, and expectations are growing. One of the biggest reasons for these expectations is the return of quarterback Brad Kayya, one of the nation’s best. Kaaya has great size, a terrific arm and a presence about him that teams search for. But he also has the intelligence...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Miami Hurricanes' Top 5 Players In The NFL

Miami Hurricanes defensive back Artie Burns was taken #25 overall by the Pittsburgh Steelers, making it two consecutive years that a Cane was taken in the first round of the NFL Draft. The ACC Digital Network brings you the top five current NFL players that once suited up for "The U."
Via ACC Digital Network
23 days ago

Former Miami WR Brett Perriman on life support in hospital

The Miami Hurricanes were stricken with some tragic news on Wednesday when former wide receiver Brett Perriman was sent to the hospital with high blood pressure. He had collapsed and is currently on life support, according to slatersports.com. The site reported that he was rushed to the hospital Tuesday night after he collapsed. The family reported that he was still on life support...
Via Campus Sports Net
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Richt on satellite camps: To me it’s illegal recruiting off-campus

There has been a lot of discussion about the potential of teams having satellite camps to help out their recruiting. After the NCAA banned satellite camps around the country, the ban was reversed a few weeks ago. Even though it’s legal to hold satellite camps, there are some college head coaches that still don’t like the idea. One of those coaches is Mark Richt, who took over...
Via No Guts, No Glory
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Miami WR Brett Perriman Is Hospitalized, Fighting For His Life

Some awful news coming out of South Florida today, as word is spreading that former Miami Hurricanes wide receiver Brett Perriman has been hospitalized and is fighting for his life.  According to Slaterscoops.com, Perriman, stricken with high blood pressure, was rushed to the hospital last night after collapsing. He is currently on life support.  Several members of the Hurricane...
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Richt: Satellite camps are ‘illegal recruiting’

Count Mark Richt among the group of college football coaches against satellite camps. The current Miami Hurricanes head coach believes they are an example of “illegal recruiting.” Richt spoke to program boosters in a Q&A on Monday, and the topic of satellite camps came up. The NCAA recently overturned a ban on satellite camps pending a review on the overall recruiting process...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami-Florida 2019: Tickets split evenly between schools 

DANIA BEACH — Blake James answered one of the minor questions surrounding the 2019 Hurricanes-Gators season-opener: Available tickets will be split evenly between the schools.  The UM Athletics Director confirmed that whatever tickets Florida gets to sell its fans, Miami will receive the same. Schools are given a set amount to distribute to their fans (the number of tickets each...
Via Canes Watch
26 days ago

WATCH: Miami vs. Florida A&M Baseball Highlights (May 1, 2016)

Miami vs. Florida A&M: Hurricanes DH Randy Batista went 4-for-5 and blasted a grand slam in the seventh inning to help Miami complete the sweep over in-state foe, Florida A&M. Johnny Ruiz also drove in three runs as the Canes beat the Rattlers, 12-7.
Via ACC Digital Network
27 days ago

Al-Quadin Muhammad reveals injury on social media

The Miami Hurricanes still have not confirmed anything at this point, but leading sacker Al-Quadin Muhammad looks to have undergone some surgery recently. The defensive end let everyone know about his surgery on Instagram, but revealed no details of what the surgery was for. However, a Miami spokesperson did report that the surgery was just minor and it looks like they asked Muhammad...
Via Campus Sports Net
27 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Recap: Where Every Miami Player Was Picked

The 2016 NFL Draft was a rather quiet one for Miami’s football program.  The Hurricanes saw former Miami cornerback Artie Burns taken in the first round on Day 1, had zero players taken on Day 2 and then saw just one player, safety Deon Bush, taken on Day 3.  Burns is going to Pittsburgh and Bush is going to Chicago. Artie Burns from The U. Now a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers...
Via College Spun
27 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Florida A&M vs. Miami Baseball Highlights (April 30, 2016)

Florida A&M vs. Miami: The No. 3 Hurricanes won going away at home against the Rattlers, 11-2. Michael Mediavilla pitched 5 shutout innings with 4 strikeouts. Brandon Lopez led the Canes offensive attack going 3-3 with an RBI and scored three runs.
Via ACC Digital Network
28 days ago

Ray Lewis’ son, a former Miami cornerback, charged with criminal sexual conduct

The son of former NFL star linebacker Ray Lewis has been charged with criminal sexual conduct, according to multiple reports.  Ray Anthony Lewis, the 20-year-old son of the former Baltimore Raven, reportedly “engaged in sexual battery” with 18-year-old woman while she was “mentally incapacitated and/or physically helpless from the use of drugs and/or alcohol.” A second...
Via College Spun
29 days ago  |  Discuss

The only true NFL ‘U’: Miami Hurricanes unmatched in producing pro talent

There is no doubt which school has produced the most NFL talent in recent years. None. Ed Reed (Getty Images) Last week we wrote about CBS Sports’ study of where the NFL Pro Bowlers, draft picks and starters are coming from in the last decade (2006-15). With the study complete, the results are staggering. Miami, according to CBS, is Running Back ‘U.’, Tight End ‘U...
Via Canes Watch
April 27, 2016
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