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
11 hours ago

This Week in Canes’ Baseball: February 22nd

The Hurricanes have a vital series against an in-state rival this weekend. Coming off a season opening 2-1 series win vs Rutgers, the Hurricanes look to continue the good momentum this week, and recover a little bit after a blow-out loss in the last game of the series vs Rutgers. Midweek Game - @ FIU Golden Panthers On Wednesday the Hurricanes have their first midweek game...
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17 hours 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...
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21 hours ago

As suspension ends, Ja’Quan Newton vows ‘to never be a distraction again’

Ja’Quan Newton (Getty Images) Sitting at home watching Miami’s big win at Virginia, Ja’Quan Newton reflected on his situation — and had a few things to say. Newton, the Hurricanes’ junior point guard, issued an apology for what he called “a huge mistake” as he sat for the third and final game of his suspension. Newton posted the message on his Twitter account, which...
Via Canes Watch
1 day 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!
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1 day 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
1 day ago

Miami 54, No. 18 Virginia 48 (OT): ‘Meet Bruce Brown, super-freshman’

Bruce Brown’s game-winning three sends Miami home winners and hands Virginia its 4th straight loss. . With his Miami Hurricanes down 48-47 and the overtime clock ticking down — under 30-seconds remain — freshman Bruce Brown, with ice in his veins, gathered beyond the arc and launched a nail-in-the-coffin three to bury the No. 18 Virginia Cavaliers six feet deep in their own...
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1 day 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...
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1 day ago

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...
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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
1 day 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...
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1 day ago

Men’s Basketball Preview: Miami at #18 Virginia

The ‘Canes look to notch a third win in the past six days, but will be without Ja’Quan Newton again Miami (18-8, 8-6) and Virginia (18-8, 8-6) will clash at John Paul Jones Arena tonight, in a battle of two teams going in different directions. The Cavaliers have consistently been ranked amongst the best teams in the country, but now find themselves in the midst of a three-game...
Via State of the U
1 day 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
1 day ago

S Cedrick Wright leaving Miami Hurricanes Football Program

Early attrition, it seems On Monday afternoon, the University of Miami announced that S Cedrick Wright would be leaving the Hurricanes Football Program. Here is the press release from UM Athletics: CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The University of Miami announced Monday that defensive back Cedrick Wright is no longer a member of the football program. “I talked to Cedrick and we both...
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1 day ago

NCAA tournament bracketology: Are Miami Hurricanes a bubble team, or better?

Bruce Brown and the Hurricanes are trying to rise above the NCAA tournament bubble. (Miami Herald) [Progress for Canes in win over Clemson] Last year at this time, we were not asking how, but how high. The Hurricanes, ranked 12th by the Associated Press, were in the hunt for both an ACC title and a No. 1 NCAA tournament seed after taking down No. 3 Virginia. That senior-led team...
Via Canes Watch
1 day 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
2 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...
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3 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...
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3 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
4 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...
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10 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
20 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...
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24 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...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

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