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August 23, 2011

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Canestruck

1st

solarcane

here is 12 seconds 200 photos of practice getting the timing for "Lil Rickies Bike Rack Dance" scene in the Dot Fiction movie
This isn't the quality or lighting of the actual scene.
turn your speakers way up

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2ojehBT_Qo

Posted by: solarcane | August 23, 2011 at 05:08 PM

TLuv

I'm not trying to be a downer but if all 12 players were to be suspended for a majority of the year the smart move would be self-imposed sanctions. No bowl game and loss of schollies. Jmo

Posted by: TLuv | August 23, 2011 at 05:15 PM

86Cane

Zilla..whachU doing up in here? We are all outta beverages so U gotta BYOB. Scandal got U down?

pre83

Man, this Cane's investigation has almost taken a life of its own. I know it is an easy story to run with due to the controversial nature of the allegations, but for it to be on Sports Talk Radio on a fairly regular basis here in the Twin Cities is nuts.

There is a John Feinstein being interviewed now. His first comment on it was that it was a crazy due to the sheer number of allegations Shapiro made while "on record". He states that he is aware that Shapiro is a crook, but...

Exactly, BUT. He has a flippin' book to sell to try to satisfy debts.

So what if the U is used as an example, I'm not losing any sleep over this. Seriously, this is the attitude that people that claim to care for CFB and the student-athletes take, at least the vast majority of them. And then they are all up in arms when some scandal is "revealed". Whatever.

Posted by: pre83 | August 23, 2011 at 05:35 PM

pre83

I should note that it was also mentioned that NCAA President Emmert was on the Dan Patrick Show this morning talking about the incredible way that the U has been cooperating with this investigation.

Well, I hope it that is worth something. But in my humble opinion, this entire system is a sham and the degree to which a univ cooperates should not matter much at all. Shakin' my head.

Posted by: pre83 | August 23, 2011 at 05:39 PM

solarcane

soup

great to see co,native,zilla,hillview,upnorth and more comin back round, your doin somethin right

dj moonbat

Man, this Cane's investigation has almost taken a life of its own. I know it is an easy story to run with due to the controversial nature of the allegations, but for it to be on Sports Talk Radio on a fairly regular basis here in the Twin Cities is nuts.

Posted by: pre83 | August 23, 2011 at 05:40 PM


UM is the ultimate Bad Wrestler. There are a few of us out there that love to love UM; everybody else loves to hate.

86Cane

Solar...U got that right! Even bg1906 snuck in the back door the other day, did U see that?

And I wanted to give U a major SHOUT OUT for all the excellent content you have been researching and posting here on the blog lately. Nice work buddy, very nice work.

solarcane

soup
its what we do, my pleasure
so much for the dog days of summer huh? lol

solarcane

Posted by: dj moonbat | August 23, 2011 at 05:43 PM

This ^^^

usagainsttheworld

J12 (nice diversion with the article on b-ball-- hate the injuries)

canezilla

BYOCM BRINGYOUROWNCAPTAINMORGAN..... FUK THIS SCANDAL..ITS OUT OF OUR HANDS CANT DO ANYTHING ABOUT IT.IM READY FOR SOME FOOOOOTBAAAAALLLLLLLL

dj moonbat

IM READY FOR SOME FOOOOOOOOOTBAAAAALLLLLLL
Posted by: canezilla | August 23, 2011 at 05:49 PM

WORD. UP. At this point, I've gotten numb to the NCAA side of things. I just want to watch somebody in the wrong color of uniform get clobbered.

eYeofthestorm

If these coaches can guide us through this mess, it will be the coaching job of the century. I say lock up Golden throw the loot at him and keep from thinking of going anywhere else, that's the smart move, since we haven't made to many good ones!

eYeofthestorm

I hate the young man got hurt but I' trying to deal with one headache at a time right now and that's football.

solarcane

OGV DJ

OK on my continuing education on what is irony and what is a paradox and what is something else what is this?

Kyle Bush loses his drivers license for speeding, for real.

http://www.usatoday.com/sports/motor/nascar/story/2011-08-23/Kyle-Busch-pleads-guilty-to-speeding/50109720/1?csp=34sports&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+UsatodaycomSports-TopStories+%28Sports+-+Top+Stories%29

pre83

Solar...U got that right! Even bg1906 snuck in the back door the other day, did U see that?

And I wanted to give U a major SHOUT OUT for all the excellent content you have been researching and posting here on the blog lately. Nice work buddy, very nice work.

Posted by: 86Cane | August 23, 2011 at 05:44 PM

I read recently that Solar is being investigated for paying college interns who play Div III sports with Canespace merchandise for assisting him with his Canespace work. However, he has cooperating fully with the investigation and may only be suspended for one week of blogging.

No, in all seriousness, I, too, have greatly appreciated Solar's stellar work!! Gracias, Sr. Sol!

orange 'n green in the vein

Irony. Paradox would be he was never allowed to have one before becoming a professinal driver for the same thing.

pbcfrcane13

wow now gamble is out to what else for this UM sports program AH!

solarcane

OGV thanks I'm serious. I learn a lot from you that has nothing to with football.

86Cane

Fellow Hurricanes: Wear Orange!

For those of you returning to campus, welcome back! And to the Class of 2015: Welcome to the U! The start of a new year always brings a renewed sense of school pride. As we see old friends and meet new people, our ‘U family’ grows in size and strength. The news of NCAA rule-violation allegations against our athletics program is troubling. But when have we, the students at the University of Miami, ever shied away from representing our school - our family – when a challenge presents itself to us?

Each and every day, we wear the U with pride on our campus and all around the country. We wear it not as just a logo on our shirt but as our heart on our sleeve. We are proud to be Miami Hurricanes, and we have no problem letting other people know. That should not and will not ever change. With the over 15,000 students at this great University and the over 165,000 living alumni, we have over 160,000 family members who bleed orange and green - something no one can take away.

The buildings and fountains on campus make up the University of Miami. But it is us - the students--who make it ‘The U’. When the TV cameras pan at the football games, they pan to us. When the country wants to know how a school is handling a situation, they look to us. We need to show everyone that our family is as strong as it’s ever been and it is a bond that is forever growing stronger.

Now, our U family needs to be stronger than ever. That is why I ask each and every one of you to wear orange on Wednesday to support our family, and to mark the start of a new year - a year that will be defined the way we, and no one else, choose to define it. Together, we will show the country what it means to be a Miami Hurricane. Step by step and day by day our U family will show the country and the world that it truly is great to be a Miami Hurricane.

Go ‘Canes!

Brandon Mitchell
Undergraduate Student Government President

solarcane

pre83
thanks man, anything I hear or see I get on here as quickly as I can
I've had more time to be home and with you guys lately mostly cause I won't cut the few bids on jobs I have out right now.

86Cane

Solar...check email.

dj moonbat

OGV DJ

OK on my continuing education on what is irony and what is a paradox and what is something else what is this?

Posted by: solarcane | August 23, 2011 at 05:59 PM


As OGV says, it's ironic. There are two types of irony:

1. Verbal irony: something is said or written which is at odds with the intent of the person making the statement, usually intentionally, but not always

2. Situational irony: something happens in the course of narrative events that a) was not the expected outcome; and b) shows that our expectations for outcomes in narrative are somehow flawed.

Verbal irony is frequently mistaken for sarcasm. Situational irony is basically life as we know it. ;)

Certainly, a race car driver losing his license for driving fast is a candidate for situational irony status.

As OGV notes, paradox is a logical, rather than linguistic, construct. There is nothing illogical about a race car driver losing his license for driving too fast, so it cannot be a paradox. But it can still be ironic that a man's livelihood -- driving fast -- was responsible for the ticket. (Not the most profound irony ever, but still, not a paradox. Irony.)

solarcane

soup read it,

To Everything (Turn, Turn, Turn)
There is a season (Turn, Turn, Turn)
And a time to every purpose, under Heaven

A time to build up,a time to break down
A time to dance, a time to mourn
A time to cast away stones, a time to gather stones together

solarcane

thanks dj

Believe this or not I try and learn something new everyday.

solarcane

out to grill, back after dinner

Dadesfynest83

Why after reading the headline topic for the blog just now...was I thinking Julian Grimble? SMH...

canezilla

MIAMI HAS A BASKETBALL TEAM? HOLY SHYT!!!

solarcane

Maryland Football Players Will Dress In Whatever Clown Suit Under Armour Tells Them To

http://deadspin.com/5833528/

back out to the grill

roachcane77

Solar,

Nice work on the stop/motion practice video.

Lots of work... (believe me I know.)

Keep it up!

roachcane77

Man... a little controversy and this blog is hopping again!

Dadesfynest83

Nevin Shapiro looks like one of those Koopa Troopas from Super Mario Bros. I'm talkin about the ORIGINAL NES VERSION...LOL!!!

86Cane

As OGV notes, paradox is a logical, rather than linguistic, construct. There is nothing illogical about a race car driver losing his license for driving too fast, so it cannot be a paradox. But it can still be ironic that a man's livelihood -- driving fast -- was responsible for the ticket. (Not the most profound irony ever, but still, not a paradox. Irony.)

Posted by: dj moonbat | August 23, 2011 at 06:14 PM

Yeah, what he said.

86Cane

1st

Posted by: Canestruck | August 23, 2011 at 05:16 PM

R U geared up in 2011 Canespace yet? If not email me at:

canespace86@aol.com

MaryLouAlumni

Thanks 86 for posting that heartfelt letter from the UM undergraduate President. Very heartwarming, a little sad for what lies ahead, but a call to arms for the U army to stand tall and stand together.
I must be getting gushy and a softie in my old age! I have my orange on right now, a day early.

dj moonbat

Believe this or not I try and learn something new everyday.

Posted by: solarcane | August 23, 2011 at 06:28 PM


I have no reason to doubt it.

I hope that if you're ever out west you'll stop by and we can have a proper chat without this g--damned Internet in the way.

86Cane

I must be getting gushy and a softie in my old age! I have my orange on right now, a day early.

Posted by: MaryLouAlumni | August 23, 2011 at 07:05 PM

U go MaryLou, U go!

Dadesfynest83

What I'm burning on:

1. Will #8 start?
1a. BOLD PREDICTION - If all 12 guys are deemed ineligible, we
still will go to and win a bowl game.
2. Are the allegations in any way affecting how the staff will
form the depth charts?
3. Hope Nevin is placed with the general population once he's
transferred down here...
4. Seems to me like more +'s than -'s are coming out in regards
to the investigation.
5. Glad to finally be posting on here regularly again...

Aces & Canes

Well hello canespace, I know I haven't been around in a while, but I have a few good reasons. #1 I just got moved my new house about a month ago, and #2 I'm waiting on my first child, a baby girl, so I've been quite busy. Figured I'd get my name back out there since it's about that time again. I know it's a rough time for us these days, but it's gonna be what it's gonna be, so I'm not gonna cry or whine a damn bit. If we did wrong, we take the punishment, bottom line. As long as they don't take my beloved Canes off TV I'll be fine. So that being said, lets take what we got up to Maryland and make some turtle soup!! Go Canes, stay strong, we got this!!

86Cane

Former UM baseball player Yonder Alonso is starting at first base for the Cincy Reds vs Marlins tonight at Sun Life Stadium.

I'm jus sayin'...

86Cane

Glad to finally be posting on here regularly again...

Posted by: Dadesfynest83 | August 23, 2011 at 07:25 PM

Welcome back, welcome back, welcome back...

86Cane

Go Canes, stay strong, we got this!!

Posted by: Aces & Canes | August 23, 2011 at 07:30 PM

DUDE! We were looking for U to go white water rafting with us on the Chatooga River this year in July. Glad U are back. Clemson was the best tail gate ever!

canezilla

ACES CONGRATS,MY WIFE AND I ARE HAVING OUR FIRST IN JAN.

canechic

Very apropos:

"Energy is wasted when you try to infulence people who have already decided they're not going to be happy or nice. Let them be as they are & spend energy on the people that love & accept you, where you are, & as you are. Beware...you will attract more of the kind of people you focus your energy & attention on."

DON'T TRY TO WIN OVER HATERS You are not the Jerk Whisperer!!!!

canechic

All you guys getting busy with this baby making stuff!!!!

Go Yonder!!!! Home run!!!!

86Cane

YONDER ALONSO HR ON THE FIRST PITCH HE SEES AT SUN LIFE!!!

Dadesfynest83

Thx 86
BTW that flash tweet was crazy...that's what set today's quakes off. Yes plural...there was one in Colorado this morning.

86Cane

CANESPACE PROGRAMMING ANNOUNCEMENT:

Tomorrow night at 8 PM UM Student Chris Whittingham who is the Sports Director at WVUM will be here LIVE to answer your questions about the issues of the day.

Don't miss this EXCLUSIVE opportunity to chat LIVE with Chris who is our on-campus correspondent and who will definitely bring U the news U can use!

solarcane

I hope that if you're ever out west you'll stop by and we can have a proper chat without this g--damned Internet in the way.

Posted by: dj moonbat | August 23, 2011 at 07:18 PM

dj I would enjoy that.
Maybe we will sit together at an NC game or BCS this decade.

solarcane

aces,
great to see you around, man I counted you and your boys making the river crew for WYPT2


dadesfynest, wad up brudda?

Aces & Canes

Congrats to U too zilla, ours is due in October.
86, been crazy busy with the little one on the way, and trying to get the house built and moved in, and so on and so on. But it's great to see most everybody is still posting. I see there is broad range of opinions on our current situation and that's great, makes for some good blogging.
It maybe to late for the LOF pics but here they are.
Offence Streeter
Defence Gaines......yes, I believe the hype on both, and I don't think I've heard their names metioned yet, so they might have a shot... and hell yea Clemson was a memorable tailgate!!

dj moonbat

dj I would enjoy that.
Maybe we will sit together at an NC game or BCS this decade.

Posted by: solarcane | August 23, 2011 at 08:07 PM


Well, let's not get ahead of ourselves. Al has some work to do first.

I was super-lucky, in that I had a friend who had a ticket connection for the 2001 Rose Bowl. All I had to do was drive an hour and a half across town, then wait in line for two hours (this was right after 9/11), and voila! I was there for the 'Canes demolition of the 'Huskers.

Here's hoping things go so easily next time.

86Cane

CANESPACE PROGRAMMING ANNOUNCEMENT:

UPDATE: Former WVUM Sports Director Justin Antwiel will join us also tomorrow night at 8 PM alonmg with current WVUM Sport Director Chris Whittingham.

The hits just keep on rollin'...

Aces & Canes

Solar, What's good man?
Believe it or not, I've never been white water rafting, I might give it a try someday. It's good to hear from everyone. Solar, you still need to come by and see my shop
Damn, I'm just ready for some football!!
With or without those players, we still gota get out there and play hard. If we do that, then who knows, gotta BELIEVE!!

AlpharettaCane

Six/djmoon: MOneyball was a great book...just brought it in and gave it to a guy at work to read.

The Big Short about the financial crisis is just as good, albeit not a sports book. If you liked Moneyball, you'll like this one - anything he writes (Liar's Poker, The Blind Side, etc.) is good.

Solar, I enjoyed your buddy's quote about getting his ass kicked.

Have to remember that one and use it when I can at work.

AlpharettaCane

Moon: Re Rose Bowl, was Vilma's hits as good in person as they were on the screen??

Loved Shockey's nasiness that night- that dude had one sour attitude going.

usagainsttheworld

something has been puzzling me. . . golden says he didn't know about all of this shapiro stuff when he got hired. that's odd, because we all knew that something was going on-- didn't we? we saw the reports didn't we??? now i think none of us gave it any creedence because we wanted it to be untrue, but we at least knew.

employers do their own due diligence-- seems to me like a guy like goldie would do his own. seems to me he would have at least he would have our should have known-- and at least asked the question-- what up wit' dat?

is it just me or is something fishy about all of this?

86Cane

Trying for Manny and Susan from the Miami Herald also. More to follow...

usagainsttheworld

^^^^^ seems to me that at least he would have or should have known--

canechic

Moon: Re Rose Bowl, was Vilma's hits as good in person as they were on the screen??


Yes it was....an amazing game I cried when I walked into the Rose Bowl.....never thought I would see a Cane game there! One of the best times of my life....called my Dad and let him listen to the national anthem live.....

solarcane

Sources: UT escapes further NCAA sanctions; Bruce Pearl, ex-assistants not so lucky
Former coach to get 3-year show cause, assistants 1 year
By Andrew Gribble, Mike Griffith


Former Tennessee basketball coach Bruce Pearl.
Other than what it has already self-imposed, the University of Tennessee athletic department will not be hit with any further sanctions from the NCAA, multiple sources told the News Sentinel on Tuesday.

The multiple sources requested anonymity because the NCAA is set to announce the findings from June's Committee on Infractions hearing Wednesday.

Former men's basketball coach Bruce Pearl will receive a three-year show cause penalty while his three former assistants - Tony Jones, Jason Shay and Steve Forbes - all will receive a one-year show cause penalty.

Pearl said Tuesday that he has not been told the length of his penalty.

“I have been told today that we will be informed tomorrow,’’ Pearl said. “I know the decision is made and we’ll find out tomorrow. But I believe others probably know what the penalty is.’’

Jones said he was also told on Tuesday that the penalties would be announced on Wednesday.

“I don’t know what the penalties will be,’’ Jones said, “but if it’s true that we will receive a show-cause penalty for not being forthcoming, that’s disappointing in light of the instructions we were given by the UT legal counsel.’’

The two major violations levied against the football program were found to be secondary violations and no further penalties were levied against the UT program, former coach Lane Kiffin or former assistant David Reaves.

The "bump" violation committed by Pearl and Jones days after it was learned UT had received its Notice of Inquiry from the NCAA was not considered a major violation, according to sources.

Before the June hearing, UT self-imposed two years of probation for the entire athletic department, along with various self-imposed penalties in both the men's basketball and football programs.

Pearl said he’s still mulling over a head-coaching offer from the Texas Legends of the NBA Development League that’s reportedly worth $500,000 a year.

“I am still in the decision-making process on that,’’ Pearl said.

solarcane

alph,
Todd would mumble some gems at times.

"They can kick our ass, but they can't make us like it" seemed to sum up about 75% of the activities I shared with him.

"Knowledge is knowing it's a one way street, wisdom is looking both ways anyway."
was another one he used to unload on me right before I fked something up.

Willie Will in Nashville

Aces and canes,

I have one due October 10, when is yours due?

Willie Will in Nashville

Did I run everybody away????

Aces & Canes

October 18...looks like the fathers to be will have a good football season no matter what, hard to be to upset with my baby girl on the way!!! Canechic there's alot of time for cuddling and other things through the winter!!
Bring on the terps, we ready!!
GO CANES!!

TLuv

"Knowledge is knowing it's a one way street, wisdom is looking both ways anyway."

Posted by: solarcane | August 23, 2011 at 08:56 PM

There's about 72 players who cone to mind that could've used that advice.

Willie Will in Nashville

Solar,

Good job my man. But I'm wondering y every time its reported that the offense had a good day everybody thinks the defense is horrible? J12 had a almost heisman type year as a sophomore so he can do it again. My theory is, if u did it once u can do it again and the same goes for this team. They went 9-3 wit sophomores so they can do better than that as seniors, and its not like we have a hard schedule now. The only team that worries me is fsu, the other teams that bothered me was osu and unc but neither has a head coach now

solarcane

thanks willie,

It seems like the offense is really clicking under Fisch, I dunno if he has built their confidence or if he has adjusted his plays to get the best out of the players he has.
I like it.

I think our defense is going to play hard, they are facing a pretty good offense at practice everyday. Trying to stop Lamar and MJ will make them better against everybody elses runners.
I think we are gonna see some TDs thrown against us.
If Streeter can catch 5 tds in two short games, and the entire defense knows hes That Guy I think we get burned a few times.

Latin Cane

How many of you have seen this guy? I've always wondered why he was geared up. Great story.

Latin Cane

Sorry. Here's the story. Having problems loading link.
http://youtu.be/JcWxrbjqX_A

solarcane

latin cane that is awesome!!!!!!!!!!

dj moonbat

Moon: Re Rose Bowl, was Vilma's hits as good in person as they were on the screen??

Posted by: AlpharettaCane | August 23, 2011 at 08:31 PM


Well, their offense was completely out of its depth. Either Vilma or Williams was there behind the line of scrimmage on nearly every play. And they were arriving fast and mean.

On offense, watching Andre Johnson work those DBs over again and again was amazing. And there was this one run where Portis almost fell, but decided instead to take it 40 yards for a TD. It was one of the best runs I've ever seen.

That squad was unreal. I missed the James Lewis pick six while I was in line for beer. Just crazy how many points they could have scored if they were really intent on it.

raizecane

Ohio - I am about to toss my NCAA 2012 out the window. Just played a game that left me mentally drained. Why???? 17 turnovers between the two of us. I fumbled 8 times and opponent throw 9 INT's.

I'm sorry....there is some serious glitch ass shit going on when you play a game where there are 17 turnovers. I can play Madden for a whole season and not have 8 fumbles.


Congratulations to all the soon-to-be dads in the house. October is the best month of the year and I am not just saying that because my birthday is in October.

Latin Cane

Solar- I'm definitely saying hi to him next time I see him.

SOUP

Bring on the terps, we ready!!

GO CANES!!

Posted by: Aces & Canes | August 23, 2011 at 09:49 PM

There IT is right there.

2002nemo

Whenever I hear Al Golden say "I'm the luckiest coach in America" in the U's pre-recorded radio spot promoting ticket sales for the upcoming football season, I CRINGE.

dj moonbat

Whenever I hear Al Golden say "I'm the luckiest coach in America" in the U's pre-recorded radio spot promoting ticket sales for the upcoming football season, I CRINGE.

Posted by: 2002nemo | August 23, 2011 at 11:00 PM


You shouldn't. The man was coaching TEMPLE. Now he's got a chance to be the guy who brings the U back from the dead. That is lucky. The fact that the U also got lucky just makes it sweeter.

Aces & Canes

86 & Solar,
U guys keep up the good work, it was great chatting again, and I'll be checking back in soon....stay the course Canes Fans, we've been here before....
Canes 4Life Baby!!!

raizecane

Solar / Latin - 86, Six, Rashad and myself saw that dude (Shelton) at the Champs bowl. Six said he looked like a stormtrooper because he wore all white at that game......

solarcane

SS

College football scandals are black and white
Shannon J. Owens


9:59 p.m. EDT, August 23, 2011

Journalists and sports pundits alike have criticized, analyzed and hypothesized about why the system of college sports is breaking down at length in the past week. But we've been ignoring a big black elephant in the room.

High profile football players caught in the center of booster controversies are disproportionately African American.

Oddly, Goodell didn't share this same outrage against Pete Carroll when he bolted out of USC's embattled football program to the Seattle Seahawks last year.

Black athletes who break the rules are more likely to face a harsher judgment in the court of public opinion or — even worse — Goodell's court. The facilitators of cheating, many of whom happen to be white, move on to NFL jobs or cushy TV jobs with significantly less criticism.

I have to wonder, does this discrepancy represent an underlying prejudiced attitude towards African-American athletes?

Contrary to popular belief, African-American men don't make up the majority of college athletes. According to the 2009-10 study from the Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports, black men made up just 24.9 percent of all college male athletes.

Equally interesting is the fact that black male athletes don't even comprise an overwhelming majority of Division I football players. Until last year, white athletes made up the majority of college football players since the 1999-2000 season. Black and white athletes currently share near equal representation at 45 percent, with African-Americans holding a slight edge at 45.8 to 45.1 percent.

I don't believe high profile black athletes are the only group of rule-breakers. I do believe they're more likely to get caught.

Given the string of high profile cases involving black football players, I spent hours conducting research, speaking with multiple sociologists, a former USC linebacker and even a college runner to determine if African-Americans really are breaking the rules more and if so why.

Ramogi Huma, president of the National College Players Association and a former linebacker at USC, summed up the questions best.

Cheating often takes place behind closed doors so it's impossible to determine who is doing what.

"You only know what comes out," he said.

It's not a stretch, however, to believe black athletes are targeted more by rogue agents, boosters and runners. Black athletes in skill positions like wide receivers, running backs and — in the modern era of college sports — quarterbacks are more lucrative and visible, which translates to greater opportunity for temptation.

Race aside, there is a long history of high-profile athletes receiving and asking for benefits. Most of them see this as an act of rebellion against a college system producing millions on their likeness and image.

But, as proven, this type of rule-breaking doesn't bode well for the image of black athletes.

"I think there does tend to be a perception that African-American athletes and African-Americans in general are more prone to criminal behavior and that might encourage certain individuals to approach them and perhaps not approach other athletes," said Timothy Davis, a law professor at Wake Forrest University who has authored several books about sports, business and race.

Characterizing an entire race of people based on the actions of some is prejudiced. And the reality is that we live in a prejudiced world.

I cringed when hearing that one of the United Kingdom's largest media providers, British Broadcasting Corporation, allowed guest analyst David Starkey to go unchallenged on his thought that "whites have become blacks" in reference to the disposition of rioters in London.

The inference here, of course, is that black people symbolize deliquency. Apparently, some of those rioters had been infected with "blackness."

As I see one high-profile athlete after another vilified for rule-breaking, I wonder if this same perspective about deliquency and blackness is being applied to college football.

I'm not condoning cheating, but I do hope the attitude towards corruption in college sports is not black and white.

Montreal-Cane


The Associated Press
MIAMI -- Yonder Alonso homered and drove in four runs, including a tiebreaking double in the ninth inning that sent the Cincinnati Reds to an 8-6 victory over the fading Florida Marlins on Tuesday night.

Read more: http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/08/23/2372241/reds-rally-past-marlins-8-6-behind.html#ixzz1VufpCu2G

elliott

Even bg1906 snuck in the back door the other day, did U see that?

I did he was always one of my favorite bloggers.. I miss his NCAA College Football reviews and the insider info we used to get. But U guys have stepped up your game and so many of U on here provide excellent info. Great site, Love the Space!

Montreal-Cane

Great questions for Yahoo sports. Their report is tainted...Some of it probably true...Most of it not true...A must read...

August 23, 2011

CaneSport.com Staff


http://miami.rivals.com/content.asp?CID=1254883

solarcane

hi monte how are you?

I'm about to hit the sack but wanted to say hey

2002nemo

No way, dj! No way Al Golden thinks he's lucky to be the head coach of a football team which is a national disgrace, which is likely to receive severe sanctions from the NCAA, etc. No way!

This team isn't very good right NOW; and regardless of Coach Golden's best efforts, unfortunately it will only get worse - a lot worse - during the remainder of his tenure at UM, due to the NCAA sanctions.

Do you really think that HE thinks that he is the LUCKIEST coach in America? I respect your opinion; but I cannot concur. Let's face it, the Miami gig isn't quite working out the way he expected.

Montreal-Cane

More than ever it's us against the world and the rednecks from the medias.

Al Golden has a fantastic opportunity to resurect the Miami program within 5 years and become the biggest name in football coaching...

Let's go Canes!

Hurri

Khalia Marie. Born 7:58pm. 7lbs 2oz. Mom is fine....and I'm case you were worried.....I'm still handsome.

solarcane

hurri congratulations! not that your handsome but that you are a papa

pre83

Did anyone else watch Sports Center tonight?

It started with Ravich and Kruck broadcasting from the Little League WS from Penn. Well, there was a crowd outside cheering and one of the guys in front was wearing a U visor!!

They showed him a few times and U could tell he was making sure that people saw it!

Montreal-Cane

Solar good to hear from you...Better days will come sooner than we think...

In Al Golden we believe!

Please Donna say goodbye!

j.w.

Congrats, Hurri!

dj moonbat

Do you really think that HE thinks that he is the LUCKIEST coach in America? I respect your opinion; but I cannot concur. Let's face it, the Miami gig isn't quite working out the way he expected.

Posted by: 2002nemo | August 23, 2011 at 11:54 PM


Of course not. But Al didn't get where he is by focusing on the negatives.

He could have played it safe and worked his way up slowly through the assistant coaching ranks. Instead, he took the very first head coaching gig he could get, at an absolute dump of a program.

So, yeah, the Miami gig looks tougher than expected. But that also means that if he turns it around (and I guarantee you, he's not thinking that he can't turn it around), he looks even better.

Hurri

Thanks for the thanks gang......

#UFAMILY

#DEATHTONEVIN

HawaiiCane

Congrats Hurri!!! Raise her to be a future 'Canes.

canechic

Congrats Hurri!!!!!!! :)

Best part of all you guys having babies....I can enjoy from afar!!!! Love my kids to death but I am really starting to enjoy silence!!!! If I want to see children I go visiit them and can come home!!!!!!


I am with 2002Nemo! I am cringe at lots of thoughts these days!

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