| Oct 21, 2013
| 10:10 PM
Jim Leyland announced Monday he is stepping down as manager of the Detroit Tigers after eight seasons that included three division titles and two trips to the World Series.
Leyland announced his departure two days after the Tigers were eliminated from...
| May 6, 2013
| 5:10 PM
CORAL GABLES — Former Miami basketball coach Frank Haith filed a petition in Miami-Dade federal court Monday alleging illegal access was given to his bank accounts during the NCAA's investigation into UM athletics.
The 11-page document seeks...
| May 6, 2013
| 4:50 PM
CORAL GABLES — New testimony related to Nevin Shapiro's on-going bankruptcy backs up at least some of the former UM booster's claims of NCAA rule violations.
Roberto Torres, the former chief financial officer for Shapiro's Capitol Investments, was...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 3:19 PM
For 45 finger-wagging pages, the University of Miami's best lawyers criticized, condemned and posed in perfectly nuanced ways a question that fit NCAA President Mark Emmert with a clown nose:
Why was Nevin Shapiro given such credibility?
| Feb 20, 2013
| 3:33 PM
The words ring loud and livid as the righteous leader of a proud university brings her full office to bear on a flawed NCAA investigation approaching its endgame.
The NCAA, "violated its own policy," the university statement approved by Miami...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 2:57 PM
These are dark times for the NCAA.
As an organization in charge of monitoring all things college athletics, the NCAA has prided itself with creating a certain brand of integrity. That integrity, however, has taken a big hit as of late.
From the way it...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 8:22 PM
It'd be foolhardy to expect the NCAA to let Miami to skate by on time served. But when they come out, I expect the sanctions to be cautious and reeking of deflected insecurities.
| Jan 23, 2013
| 11:55 AM
CORAL GABLES — Miami's long-running NCAA investigation took another strange twist Wednesday afternoon.
This time, it could very well be good news for UM.
The NCAA announced it uncovered "an issue of improper conduct within its enforcement...
| Jan 23, 2013
The NCAA announced today (read it here) that it has suspended an investigation at the University of Miami after uncovering "an issue of improper conduct within its enforcement program." So, what does this have to do with Penn State? Essentially,......
| Nov 18, 2012
GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Brushy Mountain Smokehouse and Creamery offers myriad southern staples, from country ham biscuits to deep-fried catfish. The fare also includes scores of homemade ice creams, from oatmeal cookie dough to chocolate brownie...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 12:56 PM
Reader Glenn Goodroe discovered an error in my Miami scenario below, and it involves North Carolina, even though the Tar Heels are ineligible to win the Coastal.
If Miami, Georgia Tech and UNC tied atop the division at 5-3, the ACC would treat it as a...