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Mark Richt: Miami Hurricanes QB battle to go ‘all season long’

Mark Richt: Miami Hurricanes QB battle to go ‘all season long’

UM coach Mark Richt talks to quarterback N’Kosi Perry during last Saturday’s scrimmage. CORAL GABLES — Malik Rosier threw a touchdown pass to Darrell Langham in Saturday’s scrimmage, redshirt senior hooking up with redshirt senior. Recognizing a blitz, changing the protection and knowing when Langham, who had adjusted his route, would be open &mdash...
Gerald Willis among Miami Hurricanes spring coaches’ award winners

Gerald Willis among Miami Hurricanes spring coaches’ award winners

Gerald Willis poses with coach Mark Richt at UM’s spring alumni banquet. (UM Athletics) [ Gore, Hester reunite with Canes greats at HOF ceremony ] [ Outstanding recruiting news for Miami hoops ] [ Devin Hester says kickoff rule is bad for the game ...
Miami Hurricanes memories shared as greats reunite at HOF ceremony

Miami Hurricanes memories shared as greats reunite at HOF ceremony

Devin Hester (left) and Larry Coker share a laugh before the UM Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony at Jungle Island in Miami on April 19, 2018. (Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) [ Outstanding recruiting news for Miami hoops ] [ Devin Hester says kickoff rule is bad for the game ] ...
Devin Hester: New NCAA kickoff rule is bad for the game

Devin Hester: New NCAA kickoff rule is bad for the game

Devin Hester (right) is widely considered the best returner in football history. (Allen Eyestone/The Palm Beach Post) [ Diaz: 2018 Canes ‘might have something’ special ]/ [ McShay: 3 Canes will go in Rounds 3-5 ] [ Recruiting: Checking in with 2019, &rsquo...
ESPN’s Todd McShay: Three Miami Hurricanes should be drafted in Rounds 3-4-5

ESPN’s Todd McShay: Three Miami Hurricanes should be drafted in Rounds 3-4-5

Miami Hurricanes defensive lineman RJ McIntosh (80), defensive lineman Joe Jackson (99) and linebacker Zach McCloud (53) celebrate a sack of Toledo Rockets quarterback Logan Woodside (11) at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida on September 23, 2017. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post) [ How much does Richt trust Rosier? ...
What Mark Richt, players said after Miami Hurricanes’ 2018 spring game

What Mark Richt, players said after Miami Hurricanes’ 2018 spring game

Malik Rosier drops back to pass during UM’s spring scrimmage. (Miami Herald)   MIAMI GARDENS — A selection of quotes from Saturday’s spring game, as transcribed by UM: Mark Richt on Malik Rosier’s performance as starting quarterback: “If you understood the format, the team that Malik was on most of the time was the one offense versus the one defense and ...
Video: Reacting to Miami Hurricanes’ 2018 spring game

Video: Reacting to Miami Hurricanes’ 2018 spring game

(Facebook.com/PostOnMiamiHurricanes) [ Recap: OL takes a pounding at Canes spring game ] [ 10 things to watch at the Miami spring game ] [ We toured Miami Hurricanes’ indoor practice facility ] MIAMI GARDENS — Breaking down the spring game after...
Live blog: Updates from Miami Hurricanes 2018 spring game

Live blog: Updates from Miami Hurricanes 2018 spring game

Coach Mark Richt at the Miami Hurricanes spring scrimmage in Boca Raton on April 22, 2017. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post) [ 10 things to watch at the Miami spring game ] [ We toured Miami Hurricanes’ indoor practice facility ] MIAMI GARDENS — Keep it here for live updates...
Basketball: G Anthony Mack commits to Miami Hurricanes

Basketball: G Anthony Mack commits to Miami Hurricanes

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – NOVEMBER 29: Head coach Jim Larranaga of the Miami Hurricanes reacts to a play during the second half of the game on November 29, 2017 at Williams Arena in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Hurricanes defeated the Golden Gophers 86-81. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) [ Spring game live blog ] ...
Miami Hurricanes basketball: Several enticing transfer options emerging

Miami Hurricanes basketball: Several enticing transfer options emerging

 North Carolina’s Brice Johnson (left) and Joel Berry try to stop Florida Gulf Coast’s Zach Johnson during a first-round NCAA Tournament game on March 17, 2016 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images) [ FBI downplays Miami involvement in college basketball scandal ] Miami coaches might have an extra bounce in...
Miami Hurricanes extend basketball coach Jim Larranaga’s contract through 2024

Miami Hurricanes extend basketball coach Jim Larranaga’s contract through 2024

Jim Larranaga waits to be interviewed during a Selection Sunday party on campus in March, 2018. (Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) [ Brown to stay in NBA draft, hire agent ] Jim Larranaga’s bosses are in no rush to find a replacement, and he’s in no hurry to leave. Larranaga, 68, the most successful coach in Hurricanes basketball history...
2018 NBA Draft: Bruce Brown to stay in draft, hire an agent

2018 NBA Draft: Bruce Brown to stay in draft, hire an agent

Bruce Brown drives toward the UNC basket. (Getty Images) Bruce Brown is not returning to the Hurricanes. A UM source confirmed Monday that Brown will hire an agent and stay in the NBA draft, ending his UM career after two seasons. The Athletic’s Michael Scotto first reported the news. After Miami’s first-round exit from the NCAA Tournament, Brown declared...
ESPN in April: Miami Hurricanes favored in every 2018 game

ESPN in April: Miami Hurricanes favored in every 2018 game

Shaq Quarterman celebrates UM’s win at FSU in 2017. (Getty Images) [ Full report from Miami’s first spring scrimmage ] ESPN put out its Football Power Index projections for every team, and it likes what Miami has on the schedule. The Hurricanes have a better than 50 percent chance to win every game, according to ESPN’s calculations...
Quarterbacks under pressure at Miami Hurricanes’ first spring scrimmage, but one freshman impressed

Quarterbacks under pressure at Miami Hurricanes’ first spring scrimmage, but one freshman impressed

Mark Richt speaks to reporters after UM’s first spring scrimmage of 2018. (Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) CORAL GABLES — The defense was barred from tackling quarterbacks during Miami’s first scrimmage of the spring. For safety’s sake, good thing. “There were quite a few sacks,” coach Mark Richt told reporters afterward, explaining that at times Saturday...
Miami Hurricanes gave returning DT Gerald Willis a round of applause

Miami Hurricanes gave returning DT Gerald Willis a round of applause

  Gerald Willis dunks a basketball at a Miami community outing in the summer before the 2017 season. (Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) [ Recruiting: Blue-chip LB commits to Miami ] [ One encouraging sign for UM’s offense entering 2018 ] [ Backup...
Recruiting: Blue-chip LB Anthony Solomon commits to Miami Hurricanes

Recruiting: Blue-chip LB Anthony Solomon commits to Miami Hurricanes

Anthony Solomon posted the following images on Twitter after announcing his college decision. (Twitter) [ One encouraging sign for UM’s offense entering 2018 ] [ Backup QBs pushing starter Malik Rosier ] One of Miami’s major goals in recruiting: rebuild its linebacker unit. Anthony Solomon should...
Commentary: College hoops, heal thyself

Commentary: College hoops, heal thyself

I’m a pretty big college basketball fan — not paint-my-chest big, but big — and I know one reform I’d make were supreme commissioner power bestowed upon me: My team would always win. But I don’t have such power, and there are good arguments for all sorts of college roundball reforms. In light of all these reasonable ideas, no decisions should come from hypothetical college...
Commentary: Cleaning up college basketball

Commentary: Cleaning up college basketball

The indictment and arrests of four assistant college basketball coaches, a shoe company executive and other periphery individuals are a shock to the system of college sports. One Hall of Fame coach was terminated. Other coaches are lawyering up. Institutions, shoe companies and even families of high caliber prospects are circling their legal wagons. The pro-social value of college sports and its education...
One encouraging sign for Miami Hurricanes’ offense entering 2018

One encouraging sign for Miami Hurricanes’ offense entering 2018

DeeJay Dallas was one of several freshmen getting lots of burn last November. (The Palm Beach Post) [ Backup QBs pushing starter Malik Rosier ] [ Recruiting: Four new commits for UM, one hoops visit ] [ NBA Draft: Dewan Huell turns pro, may return to UM ...
Parkland-Douglas football players reunite with alum Corey Gaynor, Miami Hurricanes OL

Parkland-Douglas football players reunite with alum Corey Gaynor, Miami Hurricanes OL

Miami offensive lineman and Marjorie Stoneman Douglas alum Corey Gaynor, center, hugs Douglas defensive coordinator Quentin Short after UM’s Saturday, March 31, 2018 practice in Coral Gables. (Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) CORAL GABLES — Like most major-college football players, Corey Gaynor can take a laissez-faire approach to laundry day. Though its eight-figure...
Mark Walton likes what he sees in Lorenzo Lingard, Miami Hurricanes Thursday notes

Mark Walton likes what he sees in Lorenzo Lingard, Miami Hurricanes Thursday notes

Running back Lorenzo Lingard was one of the top hurdlers and sprinters in the Southeast U.S. (247Sports) [ Live updates: Photos and videos from Miami pro day ] [ Walton and Berrios share special moment; pro day recap ] CORAL GABLES — Sight unseen, Mark Walton likes any Miami running back who wears No...
Miami Hurricanes Pro Day 2018: NFL auditions feel like last day of school

Miami Hurricanes Pro Day 2018: NFL auditions feel like last day of school

Mark Walton catches a pass during UM’s 2018 Pro Day at the Dolphins’ practice facility in Davie on Wed., March 28, 2018. (Miami Herald) [ Live updates: Photos and videos from Miami pro day ] DAVIE — During a film session with NFL scouts Tuesday, Braxton Berrios and Mark Walton were asked to pick which of last year’s ...
Miami Hurricanes Pro Day: Live updates

Miami Hurricanes Pro Day: Live updates

A file photo of the Dolphins practicing at their bubble in Davie. (Getty Images) [ Related: How Miami fared at the NFL Combine ] DAVIE — Keep it here for live updates about UM’s pro day, held at the Miami Dolphins’ practice facility. The media is allowed to see on-field workouts, beginning at noon. Participants  Those competing include...
Ex-Miami Hurricanes QB Evan Shirreffs transfers to Charlotte

Ex-Miami Hurricanes QB Evan Shirreffs transfers to Charlotte

In this 2016 photo, Evan Shirreffs (16) sets up to pass during a drill. Malik Rosier (12) and quarterbacks coach Jon Richt are behind him. (Miami Herald) [ McCloud out for spring; OL, DL, DB, WR battles ] [ FIU athletic department hires Ken Dorsey ] [ ...
Yes, Mark Richt can still throw a football

Yes, Mark Richt can still throw a football

University of Miami football coach Mark Richt speaks during the 16th annual YMCA Inspiration Breakfast at Office Depot headquarters in Boca Raton. (Richard Graulich / The Palm Beach Post) CORAL GABLES — In case you were wondering, Mark Richt still has his throwing form at 58. I caught a Miami beat writer Pokémon: Mark Richt throwing a pass dot gif pic...
Miami Hurricanes announce HOF ceremony date; Mark Richt spring speaking tour

Miami Hurricanes announce HOF ceremony date; Mark Richt spring speaking tour

UM coach Mark Richt, who grew up in Boca Raton, with a friend (Sebastian) at the 16th annual YMCA Inspiration Breakfast at Office Depot headquarters in Boca. (Richard Graulich / The Palm Beach Post) [ A look at Miami’s expected depth chart through three practices ] [ 7 talking points with Blake James...
Video: The best quotes from Week 1 of Miami Hurricanes 2018 spring practice

Video: The best quotes from Week 1 of Miami Hurricanes 2018 spring practice

Mark Richt after a Miami practice on Thursday, March 22, 2018 in Coral Gables. (Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) CORAL GABLES — After two spring practice sessions (and interviews with players and coaches afterward), here’s the best of what was said at Greentree Practice Fields. SPRING PRACTICE 2018  [ Porter’s Day 2 recap, video chat ...
Miami Hurricanes’ Bruce Brown declares for NBA draft, will not hire agent

Miami Hurricanes’ Bruce Brown declares for NBA draft, will not hire agent

Bruce Brown (Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) Bruce Brown is testing the waters. UM said Thursday that Brown, a sophomore who missed the final 12 games of the season because of a foot injury, will declare for the NBA draft but will not hire an agent. That would allow him to participate in the pre-draft process, but return to school if he wants. More to come. Sophomore Bruce...
Lonnie Walker yet to make NBA draft call, Jim Larranaga says

Lonnie Walker yet to make NBA draft call, Jim Larranaga says

NEW YORK, NY – MARCH 08: Lonnie Walker IV #4 of the Miami (Fl) Hurricanes reacts in the second half against the North Carolina Tar Heels during the quarterfinals of the ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament at Barclays Center on March 8, 2018 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images) [ Rosier: If UM...
Live updates: Miami Hurricanes return to field for 2018 spring practice

Live updates: Miami Hurricanes return to field for 2018 spring practice

A general view of a helmet at Miami practice at Greentree Fields, Aug. 2016. (Miami Herald) CORAL GABLES — Keep it here for updates from Miami’s first practice of the spring, beginning around 9:40 a.m. In case you missed it, here’s a detailed look at (many of) the things we’ll be watching.
Miami Hurricanes football: The 10 most intriguing spring storylines

Miami Hurricanes football: The 10 most intriguing spring storylines

  Everyone wants to know if N’Kosi Perry has what it takes to be Miami’s quarterback, or if Malik Rosier will hold onto the starting job. (Miami Herald) [ Diaz: Gerald Willis ‘gets it’ ] [ Scouting reports on Miami’s EE freshmen ] Whether they’re a fresh-faced...
Sorry, Hurricanes fans; Loyola-Chicago is why we love March Madness

Sorry, Hurricanes fans; Loyola-Chicago is why we love March Madness

We won’t try to tell you how to feel about Miami’s sudden exit from the NCAA basketball tournament on Thursday. That was quite a jolt. If it is possible, however, to get past the pain and possible resentment that comes with a buzzer-beating loss, consider getting behind Loyola-Chicago for the rest of the way, however long that turns out to be. The story has been told in recent days of...
Hard to predict what 2018-19 Miami Hurricanes will look like

Hard to predict what 2018-19 Miami Hurricanes will look like

Lonnie Walker could take his high-flying game to the pros. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) Teammates not blaming Walker for loss Heartbreak for Hurricanes on last-second shot DALLAS — Chris Lykes wanted a memento of his first NCAA Tournament experience. In a somber locker room after Miami fell to Loyola on...
Manny Diaz: Gerald Willis among ‘top performers’ in Miami Hurricanes’ offseason workouts; others to know, plus Jess Simpson thoughts

Manny Diaz: Gerald Willis among ‘top performers’ in Miami Hurricanes’ offseason workouts; others to know, plus Jess Simpson thoughts

Manny Diaz, at halftime of the Miami-Loyola game. (Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) DALLAS — Long before Manny Diaz was Miami’s defensive coordinator, he was a Miami fan. So he was plenty pleased with the hand life dealt him last week: with his football players on spring break, he was heading to Dallas. As luck would have it, the NCAA selection committee sent the...
2018 NCAA Tournament: Teammates not blaming Lonnie Walker for Miami Hurricanes’ loss

2018 NCAA Tournament: Teammates not blaming Lonnie Walker for Miami Hurricanes’ loss

Lonnie Walker reacts after his late turnover against Loyola. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images) [ Hurricane heartbreak: Canes fall on buzzer-beater ] DALLAS — In this season under the microscope, Lonnie Walker made clutch plays. He sank Boston College with 2.3 seconds left. He hit an acrobatic layup to force overtime against Louisville. The heralded...
2018 NCAA Tournament: Buzzer-beater by Loyola-Chicago bounces Miami out in first round

2018 NCAA Tournament: Buzzer-beater by Loyola-Chicago bounces Miami out in first round

DALLAS, TX – MARCH 15: Lonnie Walker IV #4 of the Miami Hurricanes goes up for a shot against Cameron Krutwig #25 of the Loyola Ramblers in the first half in the first round of the 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at American Airlines Center on March 15, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images) DALLAS —  It was tight...
Photos, videos: Miami Hurricanes practice at 2018 NCAA Tournament in Dallas

Photos, videos: Miami Hurricanes practice at 2018 NCAA Tournament in Dallas

Chris Lykes launches one at AmericanAirlines Center in Dallas. (Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) [ At NCAAs, Parkland on Miami’s mind ] DALLAS — A collection of images, still and moving, of the Hurricanes’ practice day at AmericanAirlines Center. Follow me on Twitter @ mattyports, on Instagram under the ...
National Walkout Day: At NCAA Tournament, Miami Hurricanes have Parkland on their minds

National Walkout Day: At NCAA Tournament, Miami Hurricanes have Parkland on their minds

Miami guard Lonnie Walker IV wears a “Praying for Stoneman Douglas,” T-shirt during warmups before the start of an NCAA college basketball game against Syracuse, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, in Coral Gables, Fla. Former Stoneman Douglas student Nikolas Cruz was accused of opening fire Feb. 14 at the Parkland school, killing 17 people. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) [...
Miami Hurricanes football: scholarship count entering spring 2018

Miami Hurricanes football: scholarship count entering spring 2018

Shaq Quarterman, who had a fumble recovery for a touchdown in last year’s Georgia Tech game, celebrates UM’s win at FSU. (Getty Images) We’ll get more into the position battles later this week and next week, in advance of the Hurricanes’ first practice of the spring Tuesday, March 20. To set the table, here’s a review of the players who are...
Get ready for one of the most intriguing spring QB battles at Miami in years

Get ready for one of the most intriguing spring QB battles at Miami in years

N’Kosi Perry (left) hopes to challenge Malik Rosier (right) for the starting job. (Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) [ March Madness: Canes to face a Cinderella darling ] Spring football at Miami starts March 20. Leading up to the first practice, we’ll go over the most interesting storyline at each position.  We’re about...
Bruce Brown not expected to return this year for Miami Hurricanes

Bruce Brown not expected to return this year for Miami Hurricanes

Bruce Brown (Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post) CORAL GABLES — Jim Larranaga left no room for doubt. Asked if star sophomore guard Bruce Brown might return for Thursday’s first-round NCAA Tournament game against Loyola-Chicago, he offered a forceful, “No.” Brown, who has been out since Jan. 30, a span of 11 games, has been wearing a walking boot on his broken left...
Catching up with Miami Hurricanes center Rodney Miller

Catching up with Miami Hurricanes center Rodney Miller

Rodney Miller dunks against Florida A&M on November 16, 2017. (Eric Espada/Getty Images) [ Miami hopes to move up the NCAA bracket ] NEW YORK — Miami’s basketball coaches are no strangers to the Northeast. Coach Jim Larranaga is a Bronx guy. Associate Chris Caputo grew up in Queens, and assistants Jamal Brunt (Baltimore) and Adam...
2018 ACC Tournament: Jim Larranaga worrying less these days about his Miami Hurricanes

2018 ACC Tournament: Jim Larranaga worrying less these days about his Miami Hurricanes

Chris Lykes drives to the basket against Virginia on February 13, 2018. (Eric Espada/Getty Images) NEW YORK — As the NCAA Tournament picture comes into focus, one thing seems clear: there are no truly dominant teams. “I don’t trust anybody,” said Jerry Palm, CBS Sports’ chief bracketologist. “OK, I trust Virginia and Villanova. But that’s it. &hellip...
Mark Richt expects Miami Hurricanes WR Ahmmon Richards to be 100 percent for fall

Mark Richt expects Miami Hurricanes WR Ahmmon Richards to be 100 percent for fall

Miami Hurricanes receiver Ahmmon Richards (82) watches from the ssideline against Toledo at Hard Rock Stadium. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post) BOCA RATON — University of Miami coach Mark Richt said he expects receiver Ahmmon Richards to be fully fit by the fall following an injury-shortened sophomore season. “He’s going to be 100 percent healthy...
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