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"You know the nearer your destination the more you're slip sliding away." When Mark Richt was hired most Miami Hurricanes fans thought that the team would be headed in the right direction. A winning direction, upward trajectory and proud tradition... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Canespace
I am not going to bore you intelligent college football fans with details of why the Miami Hurricanes 2016 football team is not living up to our expectations. I'll save that for another time with my incredibly insightful analysis of... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Canespace
Eight of the nine members of the UM Sports Hall of Fame's Class of 2017 inductees will be introduced at the end of the first quarter of the Miami-UNC game at Hard Rock Stadium tomorrow, October 15th! The ceremony will... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Canespace
The Miami Hurricanes have found success with tempo this season, playing fast and scoring quickly to become the second-best scoring offense in the ACC and 16th in the NCAA. But the Hurricanes’ defense, who leads the country in tackles for... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2016 at Canespace
One of our bloggers had the intelligence to write this about STARS and talent: "Your analysis (that stars don't matter) is certainly valid for single games when arguably against specific competition, any team can beat any other team in the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2016 at Canespace
We interrupt this sports blog for a short, but important, religious lesson... The first four gospels of the New Testament are Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. Matthew is the name of the strong, category 4 hurricane that is currently threatening... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2016 at Canespace
On Saturday in Atlanta your Miami Hurricanes beat the Rambling Wreck from Georgia Tech convincingly by the score of 35-21. The 14 point margin was double the point spread and more than enough cushion for UM fans who watched at... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2016 at Canespace
At noon on Saturday, Miami will look to stop Georgia Tech’s triple option offense and the Hurricanes will count on three true freshmen linebackers to lead the way against the Yellow Jackets’ running game. Shaq Quarterman, Mike Pinckney and Zach... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2016 at Canespace
The University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame has announced its Class of 2017 inductees for the 49th Annual UMSHoF Induction Banquet this coming Spring. The nine members of the Class of 2017 are: football's James Jackson, Jeremy Shockey and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2016 at Canespace
Arnold Daniel Palmer (September 10, 1929 – September 25, 2016) was an American professional golfer, who is generally regarded as one of the greatest players in professional golf history. He won numerous events on both the PGA Tour and Champions... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2016 at Canespace
Your Miami Hurricanes spent time during this bye week getting themselves pumped and stronger, rested and recovered and then suddenly restored to their righteous place in the college football rankings. They also took the time to watch intently and with... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2016 at Canespace
For the third time in the last five years and fourth time in program history, the University of Miami soccer team defeated a top-three opponent. Miami (6-4-0, 1-1-0 ACC) knocked off second-ranked Virginia (8-2-0, 1-1-0 ACC) Thursday night at Cobb... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2016 at Canespace
Greg Olsen (Carolina Panthers) - five catches, 122 yards, 78-yard touchdown Trailing 10-7 to San Francisco in the second quarter Sunday, the Carolina Panthers needed a spark in a home matchup with the 49ers. Enter Greg Olsen. Quarterback Cam Newton... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2016 at Canespace
Pregame festivities for what locals had dubbed “The Showdown in Boone” included paratroopers dropping onto the field holding the United States' colors in front of a Kidd Brewer Stadium-record crowd of 34,658. Running back Mark Walton took the first offensive... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2016 at Canespace
The University of Miami men’s basketball team will play a game broadcast on ESPN’s Big Monday and host three teams that played in last season’s NCAA Tournament, the Atlantic Coast Conference announced with its league schedule release Monday. "The ACC,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2016 at Canespace
Some people want to talk about sports on a sports blog. Some people want to talk about race wars on a sports blog. Some people are dumb, some are stupid and some are just idiots. Either way I don't care.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2016 at Canespace
Miami beat FAU 38-10 Saturday in the most unconvincing fashion at Hard Rock Stadium. The Hurricanes looked hungover from their FAMU blowout last week. The beautiful, expensive, newly renovated stadium sprung a serious leak in the East end zone during... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2016 at Canespace
UM cornerback Corn Elder has a special place in Canespace lore and in the hearts of all Miami Hurricanes fans. Here is an excellent article we found at just confirming what most of us already knew: Corn Elder is... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2016 at Canespace
The historic venue where your Miami Hurricanes once won 58 straight games was a stadium near downtown Miami named the Orange Bowl. Built in 1937 and originally named Burdine Stadium, the OB was often referred to by local fans affectionately... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2016 at Canespace
Twelve years of mediocrity. A defense with more holes than Swiss cheese. An offense that could not convert third downs or in the red zone. Special teams that were anything but special. Weather delays at home games that seemed to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2016 at Canespace
For the third straight season, the University of Miami volleyball team began its season with a victory on its home floor. The Hurricanes (1-0) swept Florida A&M, 3-0, at the James L. Knight Sports Complex Friday night. With the victory,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2016 at Canespace
The Miami Hurricanes' 2016 fall training came to an end Saturday morning with two weeks to go before the team's season opener against Florida A&M on September 3rd at the newly named Hard Rock Stadium. “It is the last day... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2016 at Canespace
University of Miami head football coach Mark Richt said the backup quarterback race is down to a pair of redshirt sophomores. “As far as the quarterback position is concerned, the No. 1 guy, of course, is Brad [Kaaya],” Richt said.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2016 at Canespace
The University of Miami football team enjoyed an efficient practice Tuesday morning on a designated “two-a-day,” with the team slated to gather again later in the afternoon for a kicking scrimmage on the Greentree Field. "It was one of those... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2016 at Canespace
Miami head coach Mark Richt commented on the Miami Hurricanes first scrimmage of the Fall held on Wednesday at Greentree field in Coral Gables where the defense won the day. Read on for more from Coach Richt after the first... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2016 at Canespace