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May 10, 2013



Hmmm... Interesting.


The ring! The ACC champions ring! Was it there SOUP?

Posted by: orange 'n green in the vein | May 10, 2013 at 04:20 PM



I'll post the article with photos from the HC event tomorrow. No time today.


Ken Dorsey!!!


Mike James!!

Terrance Sullivan

Santana Moss


Vaughn Telemaque...:(


Rusty medaris!

Old Skool

Randolph Scott

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top 10!! I"ll take it


Rohan Marley


Powered by a career night from freshman slugger David Thompson and another strong outing from southpaw Chris Diaz, the Miami Hurricanes cruised to an 8-3 win over Wake Forest Friday night at Gene Hooks Field.

Thompson, who entered the game leading the Hurricanes (33-18, 12-13 ACC) in a number of key hitting categories, belted his fourth homerun of the season over the leftfield wall in the first. He would tack on an RBI double in the the third, matching his career high by driving in three of the team's eight runs on the night. The Miami, Fla., native has reached base in 17 consecutive games, the longest such streak of any player this season.

Diaz twirled another gem against the Demon Deacons (26-24, 7-18 ACC), holding the hosts to just one run over his seven innings of work. The Florida City, Fla., native, coming off six shutout innings in a series-opening win over St. John's, set the tone with another dominant outing, continuing an impressive personal stretch.

Over his last six starts dating back to an April 5 outing against Florida State, Diaz has allowed just two earned runs over 44.1 innings, good for a 0.40 ERA over that stretch. Diaz, who entered the match-up ranked fourth in the conference with a 1.42 ERA, manage to lower his mark with a strong performance on the hill.

The Hurricanes gave their starter a 3-0 before even stepping onto the rubber, as the team's offense tagged Wake Forest starter Justin Van Grouw (4-7) in the early going. Junior Tyler Palmer led off the game with a single roped up the middle, while senior Chantz Mack dropped a bunt for a single to build the threat with runners on the corners.

After an RBI groundout from junior Brad Fieger made it 1-0 in favor of the Hurricanes, Thompson crushed a 1-0 pitch from Van Grouw over the wall in left to increase the team's lead to three. The homerun was Thompson's first since an April 13 shot against Maryland.

The Hurricanes increased their lead in the third, stringing together four hits in the frame off Van Grouw. After leading off the frame with a single, Palmer, who took second base cleanly on a steal, was driven in on an RBI single from Mack up the middle. Fieger advanced Mack to second with a single of his own, and an RBI double from Thompson belted into the left-center gap made it 5-0.

Miami blew the game open with two runs in the seventh, as an RBI double from junior Alex Hernandez and an RBI groundout from Mack made it 7-0. Mack and Palmer tied career-high marks with three hits apiece, as four Hurricanes delivered multi-hit games in the victory.


DeAndre Brown
Ht: 6-5 Wt: 260
Position: OT
Year: Class of 2015
High School: Wharton HS
(Tampa, FL)

That is all.


The sixth-ranked University of Miami women’s tennis team needed only 45 seconds to conclude its delayed match against UNF on Saturday, advancing to the NCAA tournament’s second round at the Neil Schiff Tennis Center.

Rain washed away any chance of completing the match on Friday evening, but that didn’t affect UM sophomore Lina Lilekite. The nation’s 105th-ranked player needed only two serves to complete her 6-2, 6-2 victory over the Osprey’s Marina Cunningham.

“Your two points away from winning the match,” said Miami head coach Paige Yaroshuk-Tews. But, you still have to win… the girls did what they were supposed to do and they will be back in an hour to get ready for one o’clock.”

Before the delay, the Hurricanes (21-5) claimed the doubles point for the 22nd time this season. Brittany Dubins and Stephanie Wagner remained a perfect 4-0 as a team after a late-season switched paired them together. The duo cruised to an 8-4 win over the UNF combo of Taylor Hollander and Marina Cunningham at No. 3.


Just thinking out loud here, but if Jamal Carter comes in and balls out as SS, do we move Bush to CB...


CR...Bush playing SOME CB this year is very possible. He can do it but it depends on a lot of different things though.


do we move Bush to CB...

Posted by: CaneRock | May 11, 2013 at 11:49 AM

I asked this question a few weeks back i believe he can be a shut down corner,it would be nice if JC and AB comes in and ball out would make the unit that much better


Soup, one question, after talking with Golden do you feel better about the defense this upcoming season?


Soup, one question, after talking with Golden do you feel better about the defense this upcoming season?

Posted by: Brevardcane | May 11, 2013 at 12:39 PM


There is no doubt among fans that coaching is a question on D but we were simply too young, weak and inexperienced last year. He gave a lot of specfifics during the discussion and said himself that the UM defense SHOULD be much better this year.

I say we need to be a top 50 D to do any serious damage and win more than 9 games. But U still have to remember that we lost LB Johnson, LB Paul and CB Finnie during the offseason.


CR...Bush playing SOME CB this year is very possible. He can do it but it depends on a lot of different things though.

Posted by: SOUP | May 11, 2013 at 12:14 PM

True that, SOUP.
Me personally, I think He's a Thorpe candidate regardless of position, but I think His bigger pay-days will be at CB.


It would be nice if JC and AB comes in and ball out would make the unit that much better

Posted by: myndraize | May 11, 2013 at 12:19 PM

At the HC event in Orlando Golden said that he would prefer to red-shirt MOST if not all incoming Freshmen as most coaches/teams are able to do but that he has not had that luxury since day one when the first self-imposed suspensions hit.

I would LOVE to see Carter and Burns redshirt BUT both are likley to play some this year as DBs and on STs.

Dude on a Pale Horse

Bush playing inside CB in nickle like Merriweather did would make sense. I agree SOUP. Pretty much all defensive players will have to contribute. The offense got there first in regards to being able to redshirt guys. For that you can thank Erik Flowers, Duke Johnson, Ryan Williams and so many other guys that either played out well or did what's best for the team. Thank you to all those players. Finnie being stupid is why we have to play Burns.

Dude on a Pale Horse

I don't get the Finnie thing. What a stupid move? You are a starting CB at a major football university. The NFL is watching you. You blew everything. Your scholly, the NFL, your character. Over a $400.00 laptop. Just dumb. Unbelievable.

orange 'n green in the vein


'Plays and gets along well with others,' was probably a tough behavior grade to excel at for Thomas when he was in elementary school.

He had over a decade to figure it out though and didn't, so no need to allow him access to a campus that he thinks belongs to him along with everything located within it.

SOUP, everybody is saying the defense will be better this year, if from nothing else only being able to be worse by about seven ranks nationally, the real question is, did you buy the Al Golden fan club stump speech as to why the defense will make that dramatic leap into one of the 1/5 best squads in the country for '13?

Significant improvement is a given baseline expectation by which the real ground gained, measured as degrees of exemplary improvement, is going to be judged this year.


OGV...YES, I "believe" what Golden said at the event, he made sense and was very specific. I do think that that the defense will get better by a significant amount this year for many reasons of which I will define and describe in an upcoming blog feature. But what I believe and what Golden says is irrelevant. The only proof will be on 12 Saturdays this Fall on the field.

Everything that U read on the Internet between now and August is pure speculation. U gotta bring it on Saturday, and the occasional Thursday, for it to matter. And we will NOT be looking for "moral victories" but the kind that really count in the W/L column.

The bottom line for 2013 is this:

Top 10 offense
Top 50 Defense
No less than 10 wins.

orange 'n green in the vein


*War Canoe*


Canes Baseball game against Wake Forest at 4 PM will be broadcast LIVE on the ACC Network - just 2 minutes away from first pitch


Link to watch the game live online



Time to watch the best pitcher in college baseball Bryan Radziewski 0.97 Avg


top of 2nd WF 3 Miami 0


B-Rad gave up three runs? NO WAY!

Terrance Sullivan

Also add in ACC Coastal Champs, and a Bowl Game Champ also or season is epic fail.


Canes 4 Demons 3 in the bot. of the 8th


Salas doing the job in the 8th 123

4-3 Canes


Rain delay in the 9th 4-3 Canes


From hurricanesports.com

CORAL GABLES, Fla. - Eight.

That’s the number of consecutive Sweet 16 appearances the sixth-ranked University of Miami women’s tennis team has advanced to in the NCAA Championships.

The Hurricanes (22-5) secured their latest trip with a 4-0 win over 30th-ranked Purdue (18-6) in the tournament’s second round on Friday from the Neil Schiff Tennis Center.

“Purdue is a tough team,” said Miami head coach Paige Yaroshuk-Tews. They played long points… I have a lot of respect for those girls… They are a very solid team all the way through. It was a great match to prepare us to go to the next round.”

Miami will move on to Urbana, Ill., the host of this season’s NCAA National Tennis Championships, to face 11th-ranked Northwestern in the Sweet 16 on Friday. The two teams met earlier this season at the ITA National Indoor Championships in Charlottesville, Va. in February. Northwester won the match, 4-2.


Canes just lost 5-4

Jim Morris sucks! Just a bunt freak...Cannot develop talent...Salas should have close this game not Nedeljkovic (a senior) who's mechanics is all wrong. This team is so boring and badly coached. Dale Carey is a senior and is bating .150...I like Radziewski but he will never make it to the pro with just his great curve ball...need a 2nd and 3rd pitch. The players need a U tough program they need a real weight program...Except for a few, most of the players look like anything but athletes.

The coaching staff is bad period. No excuses!!!


Morris some of the Private schools doing well... Stanford and Vanderbilt... enough of this coach BS who is way over the hill...

Baseball rankings...

1 North Carolina (15) 42-4 757 1
2 Vanderbilt (15) 41-6 756 2
3 LSU (1) 43-6 701 3
4 Cal State Fullerton 39-7 687 4
5 Oregon State 37-8 643 5
6 Oregon 37-11 614 6
7 Florida State 38-9 575 8
8 Virginia 39-8 557 7
9 NC State 37-11 525 10
10 UCLA 31-13 478 11
11 Louisville 37-10 442 12
12 South Carolina 33-14 436 9
13 Mississippi State 36-13 383 15
14 Arkansas 32-16 376 14
15 Oklahoma 34-14 267 13
16 Indiana 35-9 263 17
17 Arizona State 30-14-1 258 16
18 Rice 31-15 211 21
19 Oklahoma State 34-12 182 19
20 Ole Miss 33-16 158 18
21 Stanford 26-16 110 25
22 Clemson 30-15 99 22
23 UC Irvine 29-15 74 20
24 Cal Poly 31-14 61 NR
25 South Alabama


Make him an offer he can't refuse...

Head Coach Tim Corbin begins his 11th season at the helm of the Vanderbilt baseball program. During his tenure Corbin has turned the Commodores into a national power and taken the program to unprecedented success leading Vanderbilt to the College World Series for the first time in 2011.

For the second consecutive season (2011-12) the Commodores' freshman class was tabbed as the nation's best by Baseball America, becoming the first school in the poll's 13-year history to post back-to-back top classes. Vanderbilt's 2012 freshman class was the unanimous top class, also picking up the honor from Collegiate Baseball. Since Corbin's arrival in 2003, Vanderbilt has earned three top-ranked recruiting classes (2005) and is the only school in the nation to have more than two top classes.


Old Skool

Today's NYTimes has an article one of Vandy's players. Last name: Yastzemski. Carl's grandson


Yaz the all time great!


The Miami Hurricanes used an eighth-inning rally to overcome an early three-run deficit, but Wake Forest walked off on an RBI single from Matt Conway in the bottom of the ninth to capture game two by a final score of 5-4.

Despite a career day from freshman shortstop Brandon Lopez, who drove in all four of Miami's runs in the game, the Hurricanes fell on the late rally from the Demon Deacons. The Miramar, Fla., native, who set a new career high with four RBI's and tied a career high with three hits, gave the Hurricanes their first lead of the game with two outs on a two-RBI single in the eighth.

Though the Hurricanes (33-19, 12-14 ACC) jumped out to a commanding lead in game one, it was Wake Forest (27-24, 8-18 ACC) who struck early Saturday, tagging Hurricanes' southpaw Bryan Radziewski for three runs in the bottom of the first. RBI singles from Jack Carey and Grant Shambley keyed the successful frame for the Demon Deacons, who tacked on their third run on a botched pick-off by the Miami infield.

The Hurricanes responded well, however, getting one back on an RBI groundout from Lopez in the top of the second. Back-to-back hits from Alex San Juan (single) and Garrett Kennedy (double) set up Miami's scoring chance with runners on second and third base. Lopez, who recorded his first career homerun as a Hurricane Friday night, connected on a groundball to short deep enough to plate San Juan from third.

Another timely hit from Lopez in the fourth helped Miami cut deeper into the deficit. The first two baserunners of the frame reached, as freshman David Thompson was hit by an Austin Stadler offering and San Juan belted his second single of the game into the right-center gap. After rightfielder Joey Rodriguez' throw airmailed its way into the infield, Mark Rhine's throw to second was there in time to get an aggressive San Juan on the basepaths.

But after a four-pitch walk from Stadler to Kennedy gave Miami runners on the corners, Lopez connected on an opposite-field single that easily plated Thompson from his perch at third. The successful conversion from Lopez marked his fourth multi-RBI game this season.

With Radziewski cruising through the middle innings, Wake Forest pitching stymied rallies from Miami in the sixth and seventh.


Oh, I see Monty has it covered.


We couldn't offer Vandy's coach what he has which is a program that has an endowment program that allows for full scholarships while we can only offer partials. Stanford has similar program and with all the money the U has raised we should have something similar. Joey Z was explaining it to us the other night how they have done it. Why can't we is the question.


Barry Jackson:

### UM, which already has an oral commitment from Hialeah High’s three-star Alin Edouard, also has made offers to several other quarterbacks. Mobile, Ala.-based two-star quarterback Malik Rosier – who ran for 12 touchdowns and threw for 20 last season - told Canesport.com there’s a good chance he will accept UM’s offer over Arkansas State, Southern Mississippi and others.

And California-based Brad Kaaya, rivals.com ’s 19th-best pro style quarterback who has been compared to former FSU starter E.J. Manuel, said UM is “far ahead” of San Diego State and other suitors.

### UM coach Jim Larranaga, who has been speaking to NBA general managers about his five departing players, expects Shane Larkin to be a first-round pick in the draft --- and possibly a lottery-pick (top 14) -- and Kenny Kadji to be a second-rounder. Larranaga also has been getting questions about Reggie Johnson (who needs to lose more weight) and Durand Scott (who needs to prove to teams he can consistently hit three-pointers).


Congrats to Wigan beating Man City in the FA Cup final-huge upset!

Brandon McGee doing good:



Things that make U go hmmmmmmm...

"McGee worked out at both safety and in the nickel package for the Rams, the same positions he played in college."


Playing quarterback in the NFL would be great, if it happens. If not, Robert Marve has a plan.

He wants to make a difference in people’s lives.

Marve already did at Plant High School, when he helped deliver the football program’s first state championship in 2006. There have been three more since then, but there’s something extra special about the first one.

Marve’s high school coach Robert Weiner has no doubt there is a future in the NFL for the former Mr. Florida for football. He said Marve possesses that “it” quality so important to a quarterback’s success.

“He’s the ultimate one who really lifts up his teammates and makes everybody better,”

The Tampa Bay Bucs gave Marve a look at last weekend’s Rookie Camp. And he’s talking to other NFL teams.


"...the same positions he played in college."
Posted by: SOUP | May 12, 2013 at 10:24 AM

Apparently someone wasn't watching very closely.LOL


I have no clue where writers get their info from sometimes, I think the Matrix has a glitch or something.

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