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Nevin Shapiro

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  • After major probation, USC's compliance office among best in nation

    After major probation, USC's compliance office among best in nation
    After 35 years as a private-practice attorney, David Roberts was ready to step away and spend more time on his golf game. "To straighten my slice," Roberts said. Then he received a request he couldn't ignore. USC's athletic program was reeling...
  • 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...
  • The Prospector: Ex-Hurricanes star Kenard Lang on scandal: It hurts your heart

    The Prospector: Ex-Hurricanes star Kenard Lang on scandal: It hurts your heart
    The sting is going to last for quite some time. Former University of Miami All-American Kenard Lang still was distraught Thursday night last week when asked about the allegations of major NCAA rules violations made against his alma mater. "It's...
  • Are we ready for some football-aversion therapy?

    The weather's begun to cool, and when the grass gets cut these days, it smells sweeter. I first became aware of this mid-August phenomenon at the age of 12 or 13, when I started playing junior-league football. Mind you, the fragrance of the turf is a lot...
  • Are you ready for some football scandals?

    Are you ready for some football scandals?
    The college football season has not even kicked off, and already it is overwhelmed by scandal. Fifteen members of the University of Miami team, which will play the University of Maryland on Labor Day in a nationally televised season opener, are being...
  • Loaded Florida State could be headed for ACC title game against Virgninia Tech

    <big>Loaded Florida State could be headed for ACC title game against Virgninia Tech</big>
      5 PLAYERS TO WATCH QUINTON COPLES, NORTH CAROLINA Sr. | 6-6 | 285 | DE In his first season as a starter last fall, Coples made his presence felt with 15 1/2 tackles for loss, including 10 sacks, on his way to first team All-ACC. MONTEL HARRIS,...
  • Teel Time: Suspensions just the beginning of Miami's football ordeal

    The NCAA suspensions of eight Miami football players appear to have caused an understandable, though misguided, outrage in some quarters. Among the questions: How can the NCAA allow all of these athletes to play most of this season? Where is the promised...