| Sep 5, 2011
| 10:02 PM
Several weeks ago, Maryland kicker Nick Ferrara said he vividly imagined himself kicking the winning field goal against Miami and sending his coach, Randy Edsall, home a winner in his Terps debut.
In his detailed daydream, Ferrara anticipated his kick...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 6:40 AM
Before the season I suspected that Virginia Tech and Virginia would sweep their respective non-conference games. That hunch looks better than ever today.
Two reasons: First, the Hokies and Cavaliers played pretty darn well in opening routs of Appalachian...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 5:37 AM
Transfers and suspensions can radically alter depth charts. Coaching staffs can change on a dime, witness North Carolina’s purging of Butch Davis last July.
But after Sunday’s deadline to declare for the NFL draft, now’s as good a...
| Nov 22, 2011
Don't need distraction
Los Angeles Times
Yes, although it's a different case from Miami, which did the necessary thing in taking itself out of bowl consideration as part of a damage-control strategy. Current Miami players were involved...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 6:13 AM
With the NCAA auditioning for the role of hanging judge, it’s natural to wonder if the harsher punishment guidelines fast-tracked for October adoption might splash onto Miami. Moreover, you might ask if the probable changes could affect North...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 7:26 PM
Virginia Tech doesn’t deserve to play for the ACC football title, and Hokies fans likely would boycott in droves. But Tech’s chances of reaching the championship game aren’t as grim as they appeared after Thursday’s defeat at...
| 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...
| 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.
| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 16, 2011
Miami's Al Golden open up about NCAA investigation...