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Clinton Portis offers his take on the Redskins' name issue

Former Washington Redskins running back Clinton Portis thinks that he might have a solution for the Redskins' team name issue that can make both sides of the debate happy. Here's the new name he came up with:“I’m not sure if they could just go to the Skins,” Portis suggested to Ric Bucher and Nicole Zaloumis on SiriusXM’s Bleacher Report Radio channel, per the Washington...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

30 Questions: Who’s going to step up?

Plenty of Broncos have had fantastic rookie seasons throughout the years. Running backs Clinton Portis, Mike Anderson, Olandis Gary, and Terrell Davis each broke the thousand-yard plateau in their freshman NFL campaigns. Von Miller bore fear into the hearts of opposing quarterbacks from his first snap, capping off his rookie year with the 2011 AP NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year...
Via Mile High Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Looks Like Clinton Portis Had a Good Time Judging the Hooters Swimsuit Pageant

Former Redskins star Clinton Portis may owe people over $1 million because of a bad casino deal, but it doesn’t look like he’s...
Via Busted Coverage
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Hurricanes RB Portis owes over $1 million to creditors

Former Miami Hurricanes star running back Clinton Portis, who made over $43 million during his eight-year NFL career, owes over $1 million to an assortment of creditors, according to a recent report by Deadspin. Deadspin claims that Portis, who rushed for over 9,000 yards and 75 touchdowns from 2002-10, owes  nearly $500,000 in back taxes to the Internal Revenue Services. Deadspin...
Via Fox Sports
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Andre Johnson: An All-Miami Hurricane Team Could Win the Super Bowl

It has been awhile since the Miami Hurricanes have been counted among the elite of college football, but even in the down years the U is still turning out plenty of NFL caliber talent. Seven players off of last year's squad are on NFL rosters. Over the years a number of NFL greats have come out of the school. Jim Kelly did pretty well for himself as did Reggie Wayne, Michael Irvin...
Via FatManWriting
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Clinton Portis money trouble: Ex-UM, NFL star owes banks, IRS, casino

The pockets of former NFL running back Clinton Portis, apparently, are anything but straight. According to court documents uncovered this week, banks, the IRS and a casino are among those seeking to collect from Portis, who had a brilliant career at UM before becoming a two-time Pro Bowler with the Washington Redskins. Clinton Portis, shown at a red carpet event in California in...
Via Canes Watch
June 18, 2015

Report: Former Redskins running back Clinton Portis is deep in debt

It’s so sad to read about how many former professional athletes struggle with their finances. Despite earning millions, so many go broke after just a few years out of the sport. For former Washington Redskins running back Clinton Portis, it looks like he’s heading that direction. According to a report by Timothy Burke at Deadspin, Portis has some serious money problems, which...
Via cover32
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Football: Ranking the Rookie Running Backs

View image | gettyimages.com In this article we will be ranking the top five fantasy running backs in re-draft PPR leagues. Of course this is pre-draft so things could dramatically change after we find out where these backs land in the 2015 NFL Draft. For now, this is how I’m ranking them. 1. Duke Johnson, Miami Johnson became the all-time leading rusher at “The U” this...
Via The Fantasy Fix
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Duke Johnson rewrote history at Miami, plans to do the same in NFL

There's one area of Duke Johnson's game that the 5-foot-9, 207-pound speedster thinks is far more advanced than any other running back in this year's draft class. "I would say that I catch better," the Miami product told FOXSports.com on Tuesday. "I create the biggest mismatch when I'm lined up as a receiver or if I'm running routes out of the backfield." Johnson, who caught 38 balls...
Via Fox Sports
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

REPORT: Draft’s top safety prospect really loves the Washington Redskins

Landon Collins, the top safety prospect in this year’s draft, wants nothing more than to be a Washington Redskin. “I grew up a Redskins fan,” Collins said on NFL Network. “I was a big Sean Taylor and Clinton Portis fan. Those were my two favorite players, so I grew up seeing them play for the Redskins, so that would be my dream, to play there.” There’s no doubt that...
Via cover32
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Hall of Fame shindig tonight at Jungle Island -- star-studded cast of characters.

Maybe I'll see you tonight at the UM Sports Hall of Fame Banquet (6 p.m. cocktails, 7 p.m. dinner), always a fun time (despite my deadline) to meet some old-timers at Jungle Island. If you haven't bought your individual tickets to see some amazing former athletes/coaches, it's too late. Sold out. If you're interested in corporate table that seats 10 for $1,000, you have until about...
Via Eye on the U
April 09, 2015

Eagles and Bills make separate bold statements in McCoy-Alonso trade

For the first time in 11 years, the NFL saw a blockbuster deal in which a star running back was traded for another player, one-for-one, nothing else included. The last time that happened, The Washington Redskins traded cornerback Champ Bailey to Denver Broncos in exchange for running back Clinton Portis. This time in 2015, the […]
Via Full Scale Sports
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Don Soldinger talks Hurricanes’ issues, supports Al Golden

Time listening to Don Soldinger speak is time well spent. Soldinger, who won national championships in 1987 and 2001 as a Hurricanes assistant coach, is as frank and forthcoming as you’ll find in college football. He spoke with the Post last week for a story on UM’s running back situation (premium link), and offered some extended thoughts on the state of the program. In that...
Via Canes Watch
March 03, 2015

Calling all bowlers: Who wants to roll with Clinton Portis and other Miami Hurricanes Hall of Famers?

This sounds fun -- and potentially funny.    The University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame will hold its 4th Annual Celebrity Bowling Tournament, Hosted by Hurricanes football great Clinton Portis, on Monday, February 23rd,  from 6-9 PM, at Splitsville in the Shops at Sunset Place in South Miami.     Canes fans can bowl with some of their favorite former Canes...
Via Eye on the U
February 16, 2015

The NFL really loves watching the Washington Redskins take a pee

The NFL has become famous for botching a lot of issues, but when it comes to drug testing, they’ll go to hell and back to make sure you’re not cheating. Or… they’ll just stand awkwardly behind you and watch as you pee into a cup. And with that, comes some interesting stories from players. Two years ago, Kirk Cousins gave us this gem: NFL’s off-season drug testing at my...
Via cover32 - Redskins
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

This is What You Wanted, Broncos Fans

“We need to be more tough.”“This team can’t win ugly.”“RUN THE BALL!”All of the above were popular comments among Broncos faithful after a Week 11 loss to the St. Louis Rams. Yet, in spite of doing all of those on Sunday, many Broncos fans seem to have had a sudden and drastic change of heart. The Broncos beat The Buffalo Bills on Sunday, and boy was it ugly. This was...
Via Pro Football Spot
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Crown him: Duke Johnson becomes Miami's all-time leading rusher

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Duke Johnson became the University of Miami's all-time leading rusher Saturday night at Sun Life Stadium against the Pittsburgh Panthers. Johnson, who entered 34 yards shy of the record, surpassed Ottis Anderson (3,331) with his 9-yard run with 14:37 left in the third quarter. He bested the previous mark in just 32 games and 496 carries. The 5-foot-9, 206-pound...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos strike the right chord with Champ Bailey

In sports, as in life, we often don’t realize a good thing until it’s gone. Fortunately, I don’t believe that many people are having that realization right now. Champ Bailey retired as a member of the Denver Broncos yesterday after 10 years with the franchise, a stint that started with him coming over from the Washington Redskins in a trade that sent running back Clinton Portis...
Via Mile High Sports
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Clinton Portis has some advice for RGIII

Right now the Washington Redskins are a circus, a joke, the laughter of the National Football League. And no, not because of Sunday’s loss, but because of the hoopla stirred from Robert Griffin III’s post game comments. Head coach Jay Gruden addressed it on Monday, and then Griffin responded. It’s seemingly going in the path of a never-ending saga. That prompted former Redskins...
Via KCM Sports
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Did the anti-Redskins campaign push the Democrats over the edge?

Democrats made the Redskins a front in America’s ongoing culture war and it may have backfired in Redskins country – Virginia and Maryland – and may have misfired in South Dakota. Razor’s edge in Virginia Virginia’s Mark Warner did not join 50 of his colleagues in a letter to the NFL demanding they force the Washington Redskins to change their team name. Warner said that...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Walton reclassified, solid to the “U”

2015 RB Mark Walton has reclassified to the 2015 class, saying “It’s official, everything is 100% done.” Head coach Ice Harris, Jr. also confirmed to CaneInsider that Walton has completed all the paperwork and met the requirements for reclassification. The 5-foot-11, 184-pound back said his verbal to the Hurricanes “is solid.” Walton’s all set academically and he’ll...
Via CaneInsider
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Broncos’ Ronnie Hillman totals 116 yards in first career start

The Denver Broncos run game finally showed up on Sunday against the New York Jets. With Montee Ball out with a groin injury, Ronnie Hillman and Juwan Thompson led the Broncos on the ground with 138 yards rushing in a 31-17 win. Hillman, 23, became the fourth Bronco and first since Clinton Portis in 2002 to have 100 or more yards in his first career start, finishing...
Via Sports-Glory
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Canes cage Bearcats 55-34

Miami Gardens, Fla. — The University of Miami got back on the winning side of the ledger, beating down a Cincinnati team that was overmatched, 55-34. The offense clicked on all cylinders. Brad Kaaya was sharp again this afternoon, completing 17-of-24 passes for 286 yards, with three TDs through the air and adding a rushing touchdown in the fourth quarter. Duke Johnson rushed 10...
Via CaneInsider
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Hurricanes' pursuit of perfection in 2001: an oral history

It happens every year. A college football team jumps to a 7-0 or 8-0 start, and the whispers begin. That same team makes it through the regular season with an unblemished record, and those whispers grow louder. A few weeks later it goes on to win a championship, and regardless of who they are, the college football world unites: "Fill-in-the-blank school is the greatest college football...
Via Fox Sports
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

The One Constant Has Been FroMo

Just sharing a little statistical oddity that I noticed. From the division-winning 2012 season to the ****-stained ’13 and now into ’14, the one constant, the one Redskin who has played at a high and steady level through the ups and downs, is Alfred Morris: 2012: 16 G, 1,613 YD, 4.8 AVG, 13 TD, 4 FUM 2013: 16 G, 1,275 YS, 4.6 AVG, 7 TD, 5 FUM 2014 (projected), 16 G, 1,408 YDS...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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