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  • Biggest loser in Miami's NCAA football sanctions case? It's USC, again

    Biggest loser in Miami's NCAA football sanctions case? It's USC, again
    The NCAA has made it clear it isn't giving football scholarships back to USC, or presenting Matt Barkley with an honorary Rose Bowl participation plaque. Being the NCAA means never having to say you're sorry. The governing body of college athletics...
  • UM coach Al Golden releases statement: 'I am not a candidate for another position'

    UM coach Al Golden releases statement: 'I am not a candidate for another position'
    Though his alma mater came calling, Al Golden has decided to stay at Miami. Golden, who recently completed his third season as Hurricanes coach, was widely reported to be one of the candidates atop Penn State’s wish list after Bill O’Brien...
  • USC fans have reason to question NCAA; defending Fresno; overrating UCLA

    USC fans have reason to question NCAA; defending Fresno; overrating UCLA
    I don't know who's the bigger crybaby, you or Pat Haden. The bottom line is this: Southern Cal cheated. They got caught. Take your punishment like a man. Glenn M. Langdon Garden Grove Haden is definitely the older crybaby, but I'm not sure I get...
  • USC football: Pat Haden reacts to NCAA ruling on Miami

    USC football: Pat Haden reacts to NCAA ruling on Miami
    USC Athletic Director Pat Haden reacted Tuesday to the NCAA's decision regarding the University of Miami. "We have always felt that our penalties were too harsh," Haden said in statement on USC's website. "This decision only bolsters that view....
  • Jim Leyland resigns as Tigers' manager

    Jim Leyland resigns as Tigers' manager
    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...
  • Miami booster Luther Campbell kicked off campus

    There are a number of odd things that seem to happen only in Florida, or even more specifically, South Florida.  Generally, we're talking about people trying to trade live alligators for beer or other such crazy events, but being a major university with...
  • 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...
  • Miami, NCAA — Two institutions, two crises of leadership

    Miami, NCAA — Two institutions, two crises of leadership
    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...
  • Emmert, Shalala fight over whom Shapiro fooled more

    Emmert, Shalala fight over whom Shapiro fooled more
    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? It's a...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Following NCAA's Miami admission, remember this: Penn State signed a consent decree

     
    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,......