Hurricanes’ Hall of Famers

On Thursday evening I had the opportunity to celebrate everything related to University of Miami athletics with those who have reached the very pinnacle of achievement at the []_[]:  the Hurricanes’ Sports Hall of Fame.  The 42nd annual induction banquet honored the following recipients this prestigious honor: Connie Nickel, Assistant Athletic Director You might not […]

Interview with Chad Wilson from Gridironstuds.com

Chad Wilson is a former college football player for the University of Miami and Long Beach State University. He played two seasons for the now defunct Long Beach State 49ers football team. Wilson was the only freshman to start in the 1990 season and was the first freshman to see playing time in a game for the 49ers since […]

‘Canes Chopped Down

On Friday night, the Miami bullpen combined to allow one run in 5 2/3 innings as the ninth ranked Hurricanes (29-11, 15-6 ACC) came-from-behind, earning a 6-5 victory over the sixth-ranked Florida State Seminoles.  After trailing 4-1 after four innings, UM scored two in the fifth and three in the sixth to hold off the […]

2010 NFL Draft Recap

Congratulations to the University of Miami Hurricane football players selected in the 2010 NFL Draft, and those signed thereafter, this weekend!  Below is a recap of who went where: Jimmy Graham, TE Jimmy Graham was selected in the third round by the Super Bowl Champion New Orleans Saints on Friday as the 95th overall pick […]

NFL Draft: Exploring the Hurricanes’ Legacy

There is no doubt the University of Miami has made more of an impact on the National Football League than any other team in the history of college football.  Indeed, the numbers speak for themselves as the ‘Canes hold the following records:  – The most players selected in the first round in a single draft […]

Coaches on the Hot Seat: Part 2 – Running Out of Time

Les Miles, LSU: LSU is an impressive 51-15 under current Head Coach Les Miles. That’s a 77.3 winning percentage. He bests Charlie McClendon (45-12-1) from 1969-73 and any other LSU CEO over a five-year period. Miles and his Tigers won a National Championship in 2007, boast three top-five finishes, and earned four bowl victories. Miles […]

Miami Sweeps UNC, Brings Home Titles in Track & Field

The 13th-ranked University of Miami Hurricanes baseball team (27-9, 14-4 ACC)  secured its first-ever series sweep over the No. 21 UNC Tarheels since the ‘Canes joined the ACC in 2005 with a thrilling win on Sunday, scoring three runs in the bottom of the eighth to pick up a 8-7 win at home.  On Friday, […]

Your Weekend Guide to Hurricane Sports

Get excited, ‘Canes fans!  There is a full weekend of activities at the []_[] in store.  Come out and support the University of Miami!     Friday: The 13th ranked Diamond ‘Canes kick off ACC Rivalry Weekend in Coral Gables with their first game of the series against the University of North Carolina Tarheels at […]