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  • NCAA docks Miami football nine scholarships; no additional bowl ban

    NCAA docks Miami football nine scholarships; no additional bowl ban
    It's finally over. Miami football can play the rest of the season without an NCAA cloud over its head. Miami, 6-0 and No. 7 in the first BCS standings, can also play for this year's national title. In a case that has taken years to process, the NCAA...
  • Bold, covert strikes mark ACC commissioner John Swofford's leadership

    Bold, covert strikes mark ACC commissioner John Swofford's leadership
    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...
  • NCAA says its enforcement staff acted improperly during UM investigation

    NCAA says its enforcement staff acted improperly during UM investigation
    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...
  • A happier time: Was the 2001 Miami Hurricanes team the best ever?

    A happier time: Was the 2001 Miami Hurricanes team the best ever?
    Backup offensive lineman Brad Kunz was already wearing his national championship T-shirt and hat as the final minutes melted off the clock during Miami's 37-14 Rose Bowl win over Nebraska. The redshirt freshman was celebrating with teammates. The victory...
  • New testimony backs up Shapiro claims of yacht parties with Miami athletes

    New testimony backs up Shapiro claims of yacht parties with Miami athletes
    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...
  • Haith seeks source of bank leaks to NCAA investigators

    Haith seeks source of bank leaks to NCAA investigators
    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...
  • How should Miami handle accusations?

    Rules are rules Brian Hamilton Chicago Tribune There are a lot of nonsensical and/or hypocritical NCAA rules, and one certainly can stand on a soapbox and shriek that punishing players for breaking those rules is just as hypocritical and silly. But...
  • Edsall invites FBI agent to talk to Terps

    Edsall invites FBI agent to talk to Terps
    Maryland invited an FBI agent to speak to players about making sure they steer clear of bookmakers and others who could do the program harm, coach Randy Edsall said Friday. The agent addressed the team Thursday. "It's just about being proactive," Edsall...
  • Notre Dame's Kelly: Miami scandal merits "severe" penalties

    Notre Dame's Kelly: Miami scandal merits "severe" penalties
    SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Holed up in the usual preseason camp bunker, little of anything unrelated to Notre Dame penetrates Brian Kelly's orbit. But a scandal as breathtaking in scope as the one unfolding at Miami wouldn't be ignored. One of Notre Dame's most...
  • Steinberg: College system needs fixing

    The recent revelations concerning the University of Miami football program show just how broken the current NCAA system is. The allegations suggest that booster Nevin Shapiro, currently in jail for fraud, paid millions to Hurricane athletes and coaches....
  • Who are top 3 picks in your fantasy draft?

    Go for the running backs Matt Vensel Baltimore Sun There might be a temptation to take Eagles quarterback Michael Vick early in your fantasy draft — the Michael Vick experience is a bigger thrill when he's on your team — but the first three...