MIAMI RUMORS & GOSSIP

Former Miami QB Brad Kaaya to be featured on ESPN’s Gruden QB Camp

A chance for Kaaya to make a positive impression in the court of public opinion, and with one of the most known QB gurus in the game today. Heading into the NFL Draft, public visibility, especially for QBs, is at a premium. Former Miami Hurricanes QB Brad Kaaya will get some visibility, and a chance to earn favor in the court of public opinion, by being featured in ESPN’s Gruden...
Via State of the U
11 hours ago

Beyond The U: Bryan Garcia

Bryan was one of the best relievers for UM in recent history. Bryan Garcia was a key player in his time at Miami. Garcia represented another great reliever in Miami’s long lineage of strong pitchers, and he looks to become a dominant closer at the next level. Bryan was drafted in the 6th Round of the 2016 MLB Draft by the Detroit Tigers, and he looks to continue to improve and...
Via State of the U
15 hours ago

Breaking in a new starting Quarterback at the University of Miami

Learn the process coaches go through to prep for a new era at QB Coaches Mark Richt, Jon Richt and Thomas Brown will be the triumvirate involved in selecting the Hurricanes’ new starting Quarterback for 2017. Barry Jackson was on top of this in his recent article in the Miami Herald. The approach the coaching staff will use has sounded like the best will win, regardless of seniority...
Via State of the U
17 hours ago

Is Amari Carter the Missing Piece to Miami’s Safety Puzzle?

After the graduation of senior’s Jamal Carter and Rayshawn Jenkins, Miami fans are pointing to freshman Amari Carter as the solution at safety. On Monday night, word came out of Miami that safety Cedrick Wright will not return to the program in 2017. Wright, who is entering his sophomore season, was slated to be a large part of the safety competition in the spring. Miami must...
Via State of the U
18 hours ago

WATCH: 2017 ACC Indoor Championships Preview

The Hurricanes will look to defend their ACC women's team title and build off last year's strong showing by the men.
Via Miami Hurricanes Athletics
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

One-time Hurricanes QB hopeful Kevin Olsen arrested and charged with rape

The off-field troubles of former Hurricanes quarterback Kevin Olsen continue. The 22-year-old — now four schools removed from Miami (for whom he never threw a pass) at UNC Charlotte — was arrested over the weekend and charged with rape and other crimes. A Mecklenburg Country prosecutor told the court Monday that Olsen threatened to strangle himself with a phone charger moments...
Via Canes Watch
1 day ago

Breaking down Miami’s big win at Virginia and what lies ahead

I joined The Sports Bosses to discuss the Miami’s huge win on Monday night, and how it affects the landscape of ACC hoops. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN: “THE SPORTS BOSSES 2-21-17 HR 1” After opening the link, choose the episode title above. For ‘Canes insight, listen to the first 7-8 minutes of the show. Here’s a breakdown of the topics: 2:00 - 4:00 — Breaking down Miami’s...
Via State of the U
2 days ago

Miami coach celebrates upset of Virginia with a hilariously awkward dance

Miami got a huge overtime road win over No. 18 Virginia on Monday night, and no one was more excited than Hurricanes coach Jim Larranaga. Trailing by one, Canes guard Bruce Brown drained a go-ahead 3-pointer with 23 seconds remaining in OT. Miami never looked back in the 54-48 win, and then the real fun began in the locker room. It was the third consecutive win for Miami, which improved...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

WATCH: Jim Larranaga Dances In Locker Room After Miami's OT Win at Virginia

Jim Larranaga dances with his team following the Hurricanes' 54-48 overtime win at Virginia. Check out Coach L's nifty moves and how much his team enjoys the way their coach dances in this ACC Must See Moment!
Via ACC Digital Network
3 days ago

WATCH: Miami vs. Virginia Men's Basketball Highlights (2016-17)

Miami vs. Virginia: The Hurricanes stole an overtime victory on the road and stretched the No.18 Cavaliers losing streak to four straight, 54-48. Bruce Brown led Miami with 14 points and hit big shots down the stretch. Devon Hall was the leading scorer for Virginia with 15 points.
Via ACC Digital Network
3 days ago

NCAA tournament-bound? Miami Hurricanes grab major win at No. 18 Virginia

Bruce Brown was gigantic in Miami’s win at Virginia. (Getty Images) No starting point guard, a rotation of seven players, and a Boa constrictor defense coming at them. A two-day turnaround on the road, a top-20 opponent and — let’s call it fair, here — a few questionable moments of officiating. Miami got it done. The Hurricanes earned a highly impressive road win on Monday...
Via Canes Watch
3 days ago

Brown's 3 lifts Miami over No. 18 Virginia, 54-48 in OT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Bruce Brown made a 3-pointer with 23.8 seconds left in overtime and Miami beat No. 18 Virginia 54-48 on Monday night for the Cavaliers fourth straight loss. Brown scored 14 points to lead the Hurricanes (19-8, 9-6 Atlantic Coast Conference) to their third consecutive victory. Kamari Murphy and Dejan Vasiljevic added 10 points each. Devon Hall scored...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Miami overcomes poor shooting to upset Virginia in OT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Bruce Brown made a 3-pointer with 23.8 seconds left in overtime and Miami beat No. 18 Virginia 54-48 on Monday night for the Cavaliers fourth straight loss. Brown scored 14 points to lead the Hurricanes (19-8, 9-6 Atlantic Coast Conference) to their third consecutive victory. Kamari Murphy and Dejan Vasiljevic added 10 points each. Devon Hall scored 15...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Safety Cedrick Wright Leaving Miami Football Team

Miami football player Cedrick Wright has decided to leave the program ahead of the 2017 football season. Today, in a statement from head coach Mark Richt, the team confirmed that Wright will no longer be a part of the team. With the recruiting season pretty much over, Miami will have to rely on the incoming crop of true freshman if they hope to have the top 10 defense everyone...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago

S Cedrick Wright no longer with Miami Hurricanes football

In this image from Gulliver Prep’s signing day ceremony, Dionte Mullins (right) celebrates with teammates Joseph Jackson (left) and Cedrick Wright. (Matt Porter) [Two local recruits link up with Miami] The short Miami career of safety Cedrick Wright is over. According to a press release UM distributed Monday, Wright is “no longer a member of the football program.” Coach Mark...
Via Canes Watch
3 days ago

WATCH: Miami vs. Duke Women's Basketball Highlights (2016-17)

Miami vs. Duke: In a matchup of ACC powers, the No.13 Blue Devils took care of the visiting No.16 Hurricanes, 83-70. Lexie Brown was on all afternoon, as she drained four 3-pointers on her way to 28 points to lead the Blue Devils. Adrienne Motley scored 23 points for the Canes
Via ACC Digital Network
4 days ago

Kamari Murphy, Davon Reed help Miami outlast Clemson

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- Kamari Murphy's career high 15 points helped Miami to a 71-65 victory over Clemson Saturday afternoon and the roster-depleted Hurricanes outlasted another conference opponent and improved its NCAA Tournament aspirations. The Hurricanes (18-8, 8-6 Atlantic Coast Conference) played their second game without starting point guard Ja'Quan Newton, who is serving...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Murphy's career-high 15 points lead Miami past Clemson 71-65

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) Kamari Murphy scored a career-high 15 points to lead Miami to a 71-65 victory over Clemson Saturday afternoon. Bruce Brown's 3-pointer with 1:30 remaining gave the Hurricanes a 67-61 lead. Davon Reed converted four free throws in the final 30 seconds to secure the win for Miami. Reed finished with 14 points. The Hurricanes (18-8, 8-6 Atlantic Coast Conference...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Miami Hurricanes CB Leonard Myers dies at 38

Hurricanes Mike Rumph, Al Blades, Ed Reed and Leonard Myers pose in this picture in , which was later used as a promotional image for ‘The U Part 2’ documentary. (ESPN) Leonard Myers, a member of the Hurricanes’ secondary from 1997-2000, died Friday according to multiple reports and confirmed by UM. He was 38. Myers, a graduate of Fort Lauderdale-Dillard High, reportedly had...
Via Canes Watch
6 days ago

Baseball: Nine opening-day questions for the 2017 Miami Hurricanes

Senior Johnny Ruiz is Miami’s top returning hitter, but the Hurricanes will rely on pitching and defense in 2017. (Getty Images) Coming off last year’s College World Series run, the preseason expectations for Miami are a little lower. The Hurricanes, who lost six draft picks from a 50-14 team, were all over the place in the polls: eighth in Collegiate Baseball’s preseason...
Via Canes Watch
7 days ago

Man enters Miami huddle during game vs. No. 4 Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) �� A spectator was tackled and arrested after running on the court and entering Miami's huddle during the first half of Saturday's 71-66 loss at No. 4 Louisville. The Hurricanes were leading 26-16 during a timeout with 7:59 remaining in the half when Randall Bolton, 31, emerged from an aisle and ran onto the court, police said. He went between the Ladybirds...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

College athletes at private schools should be considered employees, according to NLRB

The National Labor Relations Board struck a big blow for college athletes on Wednesday. Well, not for all college athletes. But the ruling could ignite a big change, particularly in college football, where the debate over whether or not to pay athletes has been consistently argued.According to a memorandum sent from the NLRB’s general counsel, Richard F. Griffin, to the board...
Via The Comeback
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida coaches forced to address bogus recruiting violation story

College football recruiting can be a dirty business, and we got another taste of that this week when Florida had to address rumors of a violation. The twist is that a Miami Hurricanes fan says he/she was responsible for creating the story.Things got started when someone posted on the Rivals message board that the Gators were facing serious trouble from the NCAA after a recruit recorded...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Fight breaks out at Senior Bowl practice

There’s a lot of pressure on players that participate in the Senior Bowl, with all the scouts in the stands watching them go through drills and showcase their skills.Sometimes, that proves to be a bit too much, and it can cause players to get a bit heated on the field. Football is a violent game as is, so with all this being said, fights are inevitable.One broke out during Wednesday’s...
Via The Sports Daily
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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