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  • Bethune-Cookman goes for two to down FAMU in Florida Classic overtime thriller

    Bethune-Cookman goes for two to down FAMU in Florida Classic overtime thriller
    All week leading into the Florida Classic, Bethune-Cookman coach Brian Jenkins heard the same message from his 14-year-old son, Brian Jenkins Jr. “If you got a chance to go for two, dad, go for two,” Jenkins recalled his son saying. The...
  • Fans turn out for Florida Classic despite rain

    Fans turn out for Florida Classic despite rain
    The decades-long rivalry between the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats and Florida A&M Rattlers was once again evident Saturday during the 35th annual Florida Classic at the newly renovated Citrus Bowl in Orlando. "I've been coming to the Classic since it was...
  • FAMU counts on Damien Fleming to steer Rattlers to upset of B-CU in Florida Classic

    Doubt finally seemed to rattle Florida A&M quarterback Damien Fleming in August. Rattlers coach Earl Holmes announced there would be an open competition for the starting quarterback job, forcing the veteran dual-threat athlete to fight for the spot...
  • UM special teams unit bracing for tough Virginia Tech matchup

    UM special teams unit bracing for tough Virginia Tech matchup
    CORAL GABLES — Few members of Miami's special teams unit have forgotten that night last November. Two fumbled returns led to Virginia Tech touchdowns. A rare mistake by one of the best punters in school history. A driving rainstorm, and...
  • Arkansas State at Miami: Game day notes as 'Canes host Red Wolves

    Arkansas State (1-1) at Miami (1-1), 3:30 p.m. Where: Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens TV: ESPNU Weather: 85 degrees, 41 percent chance of rain Online: www.sun-sentinel.com/sports/um-hurricanes; @ChristyChirinos on Twitter, #Canes Quick slant:...
  • Special teams struggle in 'Canes win over FAMU

    ┬áMIAMI GARDENS—Yes, the offense and defense had moments of inconsistency in the Hurricanes’ 41-7 victory over FAMU on Saturday night in their home opener at Sun Life Stadium, but some of Miami’s biggest struggles came on special teams....
  • Miami looking for improvement when it hosts FAMU

    Miami looking for improvement when it hosts FAMU
    — After a disappointing performance to open their season, the Hurricanes haven't exactly had much time to dwell on what went wrong in their 31-13 loss to Louisville on Monday night. Instead, Miami's been on an accelerated schedule ahead of...
  • 'Canes eager to deliver 'money down' production, extend UM drives

    Through the Hurricanes' first two games, the offense has seen mixed results, especially when it comes to its performance on third and fourth down. Entering the season, Miami coach Al Golden stressed the need for his team to perform better on third down...
  • UM defense encouraged by FAMU performance but eager to keep improving

    UM defense encouraged by FAMU performance but eager to keep improving
    CORAL GABLES — For Miami's defense, there's reason to be cautiously optimistic. Though it's still early, the unit has seen some welcome improvement after a late-season swoon last year that led to ugly numbers, plenty of yards for opponents and,...
  • FAMU falls at Jackson State after giving up Hail Mary touchdown pass

    FAMU falls at Jackson State after giving up Hail Mary touchdown pass
    Florida A&M seemed poised to claim an elusive win, but a last-minute play saddled the Rattlers with another heartbreaking loss. Jackson State quarterback LaMontiez Ivy connected with DeSean McKenzie for a 49-yard Hail Mary touchdown pass as time expired...
  • Saturday's local men's college basketball roundup: Green Bay upends U.Va.; W&M edges Wofford

    For the second consecutive game, Virginia coach Tony Bennett’s roots tripped him and his team. Green Bay (5-2), the university where Bennett starred as a player, held off the visiting Cavaliers 75-72 Saturday. The loss came just after U.Va. fell...