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April 08, 2015

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Dude on a Pale Horse

Uno.

CoCane

Dos

86Cane

Tres

The Dude

Posted by: CoCane | April 08, 2015 at 11:32 PM

I think Miami still needs 2 more bigs for depth purposes. If Miami can compete for the ACC next year, TJ will be the ACC POTY.

Terrance Sullivan

Canespace rules. That is all.

CoCane

The Dude,

The key is Newton. He has to develop and beat Rodriguez out to start at PG. He has elite talent that must manifest next year for the team to go to the next level...

UMike

86...these kinda seems like a "UMike needs to leave this blog".. blog post....Guess I will go somewhere else with my "sad, sad existence"...yall fellas be easy

1mg of Epi

That the Miami Hurricane Football program is unwell is (almost) universally accepted as fact. Therefore the blind spot bias you speak of would be most evident in those who can't acknowledge this fact.

To say that someone who speaks to objectively verifiable truths evidences the blind spot bias is actually the best possible example of said blind spot bias.

nemo2002

CoCane, thanks for your thoughtful analysis late last night about the UM basketball team.
Also, on the bright side, Coach L can now possibly add one or two new recruits.
He definitely needs to win more battles in the recruiting wars if we are going to be more competitive in the ACC (and beyond).
Let's hope for the best.
Thanks, again.

CaneRock


The Dude,

The key is Newton. He has to develop and beat Rodriguez out to start at PG. He has elite talent that must manifest next year for the team to go to the next level...

Posted by: CoCane | April 09, 2015 at 01:05 AM

I don't see it with Newton as far as PG is concerned. I think PG skills are more innate, than acquired.

86Cane

86...these kinda seems like a "UMike needs to leave this blog".. blog post....Guess I will go somewhere else with my "sad, sad existence"...yall fellas be easy

Posted by: UMike | April 09, 2015 at 06:03 AM

NEGATIVE.

Just trying to remove some "blind spots".

BLOG ON!

Ohio_Cane

Miami Hurricanes ‏@MiamiHurricanes 26s27 seconds ago

ICYMI - #11 @CanesBaseball won in a walkoff last night, 4-3 over FAU

Story: http://gocan.es/1yXiOiJ


WVUM Sports ‏@WVUMSports 9h9 hours ago

The WVUM call of the walk off iin the bottom of the 10th for @CanesBaseball! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OsO8WsKF20

30CINCO

Former football standout Sean Taylor set to join UM Sports Hall of Fame

Sean Taylor will be inducted posthumously Thursday into the UM Sports Hall of Fame, joining other greats such as NCAA and Olympic champion Lauryn Williams.

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/sports/college/acc/university-of-miami/article17895548.html#storylink=cpy

trianglecane

Congratulations to all the Canes entering the UM Sports Hall of Fame!

Especially Sean Taylor. RIP.

30CINCO

UM TRANSFERS

The University of Miami basketball team suffered a blow to its backcourt on Wednesday when backup guards Manu Lecomte and DeAndre Burnett informed the team they are transferring.

Both were believed to be seeking more playing time than what they likely would have received here.

UM is deep at point guard, with junior Angel Rodriguez and freshman Ja’Quan Newton, and that left Lecomte uncertain how much he would play next season.

Lecomte, who came to UM from Belgium, averaged 7.9 points and 1.8 assists this past season and leaves Miami having played in 71 games and started 40 of them.

Burnett, who redshirted his freshman season with a wrist injury, averaged 7.0 points and 4.2 rebounds in 28 games this past season. His departure is more surprising because he grew up in South Florida and averaged 36 points as a senior at Carol City High. But he wasn't likely to get starter's minutes if he had remained at UM.

UM's backcourt will return Rodriguez and Sheldon McClellan, as well as Newton, swingman Davon Reed and freshman James Palmer. Also, 6-foot-5 forward Anthony Lawrence, a three-star prospect from St. Pete, is enrolling later this year.

UM now has two scholarships that it can fill with high school or junior college players or transfers. Kamari Murphy, a 6-foot- 9 forward from Oklahoma State, also becomes eligible next season.

### Nice job by the UM football players, coaches and staffers on Wednesday in their annual bone-marrow donation drive; 186 people agreed to be donors, bringing the total to an impressive 729 since UM started the initiative.

http://miamiherald.typepad.com/sports-buzz/2015/04/a-look-at-visitors-at-dolphins-local-audition-friday.html

Clwtrdan

Not to really gloat or anything. But I can't help but smile a lil bit when reading this story. Those of you who think we can't beat up FSU this year MAY have a blind spot.
http://espn.go.com/college-football/story/_/id/12617987/tyler-hunter-joins-florida-state-seminoles-long-list-hurt-starters

thirstybuzzardcane

Posted by: 30CINCO | April 09, 2015 at 09:34 AM

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Don't get why these kids can't wait their turns.....We have a lot of guys who will be leaving after next year!

Dude on a Pale Horse

Posted by: Clwtrdan | April 09, 2015 at 10:06 AM

No sports fans who've watched any sports really believes it's impossible for any team to beat any other. The opinions typically shared here are almost NEVER blind.

TheeMackJones

Perhaps the author of this brief note should LOOK in the MIRROR regarding realistic MYOPIC, FANATICAL, PAROCHIAL views and what not. Because I find it quite odd that taking the NAIVE, GULLIBLE Pollyann-ish perspective makes one a sincere, serious Miami, Florida Hurricane zealot. LOL

Because absolute, objective R-E-A-L-I-T-Y not only PROVES, but indicates that the beloved Golden has fallen SERIOUSLY short of expectations and what not!

Oh. One more thing. Miami has MAJOR losses on BOTH sides of the LOS. So I can't fathom why Cane fan SEE-r's a " 9-3 " season in '15. Seriously bUbba's. LMFAO

Whereas the objective, ASTUTE realist approach of say- TheeMackJones- probably envisions a 7-5 or 8-4 season ( I say 8-4 because I don't what to come off being NEGATIVE! lol ). And that's with ALL the optimal conditions, factors, tangibles and intangibles FAVORING the Hurricanes.

Lurker

Perhaps the author of the above post should not insult the owner of the blog and what not.

TheeMackJones

When the game tangibles/intangibles are basically EVEN-STEVEN at the ACC level of college football. COACHING tends to be the trump card time after time after time. And the beloved Golden seems to be still LEARNING after NINE seasons as a head football coach at the FBS level. Just saying. So don't shoot the messenger. LMFAO And that's one MAIN REASON why I say 7-5 or possibly 8-4.

TheeMackJones

Believe it or not. Nebraska will be a very, very, very, difficult home game for Miami. Simply because that Go Big Red head coach is relatively a BETTER overall head coach than U Know Who. Just saying.

1mg of Epi


Posted by: TheeMackJones | April 09, 2015 at 12:16 PM

Well said... As only u can.

TheeMackJones

What's up with Tony losing all that EXCESS body weight and what not?! LMFAO I thought that added weight by Hurricane defensive personnel would make them nasty ball players. Akin to the Hurricanes of years gone by. Or is that the days of wine and roses. LOL

Go Canes

FSU without Winston is FSU with any prior QB they've had.

Jimbo is no genius and won't have the first pick of the draft there to clean up every sloppy or lethargic game they play.

They have been decimated by early departures as well, and will absolutely be beatable this year.

Lurker


Well said... As only u can.

Posted by: 1mg of Epi | April 09, 2015 at 12:26 PM

^^^^^

Really? I thought his post was extremely disrespectful.

TheeMackJones

" Mark Cuban dislikes the current state of college basketball, saying: "The referees couldn't manage a White Castle." In 2002, Cuban didn't think refs could manage a Dairy Queen, either. " ESPN.com
***********

Mr. Cuban ' coffee ' Mark is referring to the second-half of Monday night's national championship game. A game which Wisconsin was robbed of possibly winning their 2nd NC in school history.

Thankfully Marco and I share similar viewpoints on a variety of topics. Albeit he's a winner and a billionaire. Whereas I'm a blank. A nobody. LMFAO

Oh. One more thing. Lurker, grow a THICKER skin! Otherwise, I'll start to think you're a ' wee bit SENSITIVE. ' LOL

Dude on a Pale Horse

GC,

Fisher routinely has his QBs ready to go. If anything shouldn't be a concern based on track record, it's Jimbo's QB.

TheeMackJones


To say that someone who speaks to objectively verifiable truths evidences the blind spot bias is actually the best possible example of said blind spot bias.

Posted by: 1mg of Epi | April 09, 2015 at 06:49 AM

LMFAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Or, if not that then partaking in " reductio ad absurdum " ways and notions. LOL

1mg of Epi

Lurker... We're all friends here. We should be able to dish it out and take it without being offended.

Demons

Why is this guy being stuck up for when he is the one with the condescending remarks, GO CANES Stands up as a man and takes his lumps , but does it without the the sarcastic remarks , sometimes,lol but he brings very good info, why the double standards , aren't we suppose to give our opinions , we all cant sit around the camp fire singing kumbaya all the time.

Dude on a Pale Horse

^^^ Opinions on this matter are closed.

Dude on a Pale Horse

We all know the environment we are in. Don't like it, don't post. It is what it is, don't close it down for those of us hanging on.

Lurker

Lurker... We're all friends here. We should be able to dish it out and take it without being offended.

Posted by: 1mg of Epi | April 09, 2015 at 01:13 PM

I disagree. When you disrespect the owner so blatantly, it should not be encouraged. Otherwise, anything's fair game. Debating respectfully is a completely different thing, even if you're forceful.

I enjoy reading here as long as it's civil. Disagreements are part of what makes it lively, but this type of attack should not be encouraged. The rest of the material can rest on its merits or lack thereof.

Dude on a Pale Horse

Posted by: Lurker | April 09, 2015 at 01:42 PM

^^^ It's not conducive to this blog being open, I will say that much.

Lurker

FSU without Winston is FSU with any prior QB they've had.

Jimbo is no genius and won't have the first pick of the draft there to clean up every sloppy or lethargic game they play.

They have been decimated by early departures as well, and will absolutely be beatable this year.

Posted by: Go Canes | April 09, 2015 at 12:47 PM

What you say is true. Winstons come along once every decade, if that.

Yes, Jimbo will revert back to the mean, without him. A great recruiter with one or two inexplicable losses every year.

But on my way too early 2915 board (subject to change in August), I have us going 9-3, with a loss in Tallahassee. If we beat FSU up there, that would be a game changer. Assuming we've figured out a way to finish strong.

CaneRock

Jimbo was 31-10 before JW took over, don't know about you, but I'll take that.

Dude on a Pale Horse

^^^ and a QB guru. Russell, Flynn, Ponder, Manuel & Winston. That's what, 4 first round picks out of his last 5 QBs? Plus a plethora of highly touted guys on his roster now?

1mg of Epi


Posted by: Demons | April 09, 2015 at 01:26 PM

I have defended Go Canes' right to have, and state, his views as well.

Lurker.... Maybe if everybody stopped taking everything so seriously we wouldn't have to worry about censoring ourselves. It's a blog about our favorite college football team for crying out loud. There need not be any victims here.

1mg of Epi

We all act like a bunch of 12 year old girls on here. So UMike thinks we will lose some games... Big deal. Some of us have issues with the coach... So what? Thee Mack Jones gets a little salty now and then... With his style of prose he can insult me all day and I'll love every second of it.

I guess I should apologize to any 12 year old girls reading this, huh.

Dude on a Pale Horse

^^^ this logic only applies when people want it to, lol.

Ohio_Cane

Sad story on Phillip Buchanon: http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nfl-shutdown-corner/phillip-buchanon-s-story-about-money-and-his-mom-is-sad-but-important-172632716.html

CaneRock

Ohio_Cane...Jack Johnson's parents did Him worse. They cleaned Him out to the tune of $15M.

VfB_Cane

The only thing standing between a Hurricane football fan and total happiness the past ten years? Reality.

So a little blind spot here and there and singing Kumbaya from time to time (as somebody said above) is a prerequisite if you want some happiness in your sports life.

Here in Europe, winter seems to be over, at last. I'm off for a 3-day trip to Paris ... life could be worse LOL
I hope Canespace hasn't closed shop when I return.

Dude on a Pale Horse

I think the whole point that SOUP has ever tried to make is that even if Miami goes o-fer next year, it's not the end of the world. Go outside and play, share your experiences here and at least try to foster a positive atmosphere. As I've said before, many of us have been blogging together for a long time here and even back to the SS, so this place has actually evolved past being only a Hurricanes sports blog. For some, it doesn't serve that purpose and they don't just criticize, but disparage. And back and forth personal attacks just won't fly anymore. SOUP isn't just promoting a place to vent, he's trying to promote a lifestyle.

UMike is just his scapegoat. Lol.

Lurker

Trust me on this, Soup is very aware of Macjones posting history, going back years. I won't say anything more just to keep it positive.

CaneRock

And trust me on this...SOUP CAN READ! I'm pretty sure SOUP is literate enough to determine whether TMJ's posts are offensive or not, without your annoying dry snitchin' all the time. GOT IT?!

Lurker

Settle down there, pardner

Go Canes

Half of what the dude writes is in CAPS.

That alone should stop anyone from being annoyed at what he posts.

Everything here's been cool, suggest we blog on.

Ohio_Cane

Everyone drop the current back and forth, please. Thank U.

CaneRock


Settle down there, pardner

Posted by: Lurker | April 09, 2015 at 04:50 PM

"Pardner"?

Dude on a Pale Horse

H&R Pardner. My first 20 gauge shotgun.

http://www.hr1871.com/Firearms/Shotguns/pardnerYouth.asp

CoCane

Omfg...

2 slices of bread. Mayo, mustard and ketchup. 3 leaves of lettuce. 3 rings of onions. 2 pickle chips and a stank azzed, supersized turd. The sandwich is at it again. Sh*tting on others plate. Smh...

Even I wasn't being negative or picking at Go Canes. Lurker is a cancer lurking. Infecting the space. If I can stop the f*ckery, so can he. I wish he would lose his arms so he can't type or jack off to the Too Wong Foo crew anymore. Just jump off of any skyscraper of your choice neck first. PLEEEEEASE???

Sorry Soup. It had to be said. No mas name calling from me...

Dude on a Pale Horse

Oh lawd. Here we go.

JCane

I usually just stop posting when all I see is sniping. C'mon, all. This is worse than hanging around a bunch of kids. We can have different opinions, still love the U overall, and be civil....at least, I'd like to think so. I'd hate to think Soup gave us his message a week or so ago, and this is the max time we can manage here. Done with this topic. Thx again for all that you do, 86. Love this site most of the time.

Great walkoff win by the guys on the diamond, and I agree with comments about the transferring guards on the basketball team. Good luck to both, but we are pretty well-stocked at this position, probably have the guys more likely to be getting more playing time going forward which is why they're leaving, and will create space for incoming and new players. Coach L is the man.

Dude on a Pale Horse

Nice knowing all of you, lol.

Lurker

So tell me how you really feel.

DallasTX Cane

Posted by: 1mg of Epi | April 09, 2015 at 03:05 PM

U insult 12 year old girls, Sir. Give them some credit.

DallasTX Cane

That's not meant as an insult...

Ohio_Cane

Stop or be banned. Last warning.

BigWindyCane1

I have seeing Manu and Burnett both transfer, but I think coach L will manage. They are deep at the PG spot next year, so it makes sense for them to pursue more minutes elsewhere.

I think the momentum of the NIT run this year will carry over to next year and the Canes will be a top 25 basketball team.

CaneRock

I think Coach L fills those spots with a 2015 kid & a graduate transfer. Next weeks NSD for bball BTW.

86Cane

It's a blog about our favorite college football team for crying out loud. There need not be any victims here.

Posted by: 1mg of Epi | April 09, 2015 at 03:00 PM

There IT is right there.

86Cane

#OneGameAtATime

86Cane

Be like Terrance: The Big Chill.

Clwtrdan

Geez! I post maybe once in a blue moon. I said MAY.
I'm a true blood fan. Get off my bottom.

Dude on a Pale Horse

Steph Curry is the greatest shooter ever.

Terrance Sullivan

Exactly 86. I love to chill.

CaneRock

Sean Taylor was posthumously honored, more than seven years after the former UM All-American and Washington Redskins Pro Bowl safety was killed by intruders who tried to burglarize his home, and one day after the last of the five men who committed the crime was sentenced. Taylor’s father, Florida City police chief Pedro “Pete” Taylor, represented him at the ceremony.

“Will it be hard? It might be,” Taylor said of receiving his son’s honor. “I think with all these great Hall of Famers tonight, they’ll make it easy for me.”

Taylor received a standing ovation by more than 550 attendees in the ballroom when he was introduced.

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/sports/college/former-hurricanes-come-together-for-hall-of-fame-i/nkqzj/

CaneRock

I'd take Cooper if I was going to move up:

With the free agent signing of star defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh and trade for wideout Kenny Stills, the Miami Dolphins attacked the offseason.

The aggressive approach may be a sign of things to come as Miami is already reaching out to other clubs in an effort to gauge what it might cost to move into the top 10 this year, NFLDraftScout.com has learned.

With only six picks in 2015, the Dolphins don't have much ammunition. That hasn't stopped the 'Fins from fishing.

The Dolphins appear to be targeting another playmaking wide receiver with West Virginia's Kevin White ranking highest on their board, sources suggest. If it happens, Miami's trade could mimic a similar move as the one division rival Buffalo completed a year ago, jumping up to No. 4 overall to land Sammy Watkins. Whereas the Bills continue to struggle at quarterback, the Dolphins boast a quality young passer in Ryan Tannehill to build around.

Miami's interest in adding more talent to its receiver corps is no surprise. Over the past week, the Dolphins hosted free agents Michael Crabtree (San Francisco 49ers), Greg Jennings (Minnesota Vikings) and Wes Welker (Denver Broncos) after sending former expensive free agent addition Mike Wallace and a seventh round pick this year to the Vikings for a fifth round pick.

White, specifically, is interesting. At 6-foot-3, 215 pounds, he's bigger than Alabama's Amari Cooper and after wowing scouts at the Combine with a 4.35-second showing in the 40-yard dash, he's convinced some that he possesses the most upside of any receiver in the 2015 draft class. It is hard to question that after White exploded for 109 catches for 1,447 yards and 10 scores last season, improving his stock more than any other prospect regardless of position.

In Stills (6-foot, 194 pounds) and steady sophomore Jarvis Landry (5-foot-11, 204), the Dolphins boast two solid pass-catchers already. Neither, however, possesses White's combination of size and speed. Given the potential vulnerability of the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots at cornerback after the losses of 2014 starting cornerbacks Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner, it wouldn't be surprising to see Miami target a wide receiver in the first round - whether the 'Fins stand pat at No. 14 as projected or aggressively move up.

Go Canes

@pbpsports: Football recruiting: The unveiling of the first edition of the 2016 Big Board http://t.co/xQeyF5kvV0

CaneRock

Glory years: the best moments of UM’s 2015 Hall of Fame class

1990: Against Texas Tech, freshman Rusty Medearis racked up 5.5 sacks, 12 tackles and a quarterback pressure as UM recorded a school-record 13 sacks. He was a dominating defensive end for the 1991 national champions and finished his career with 20 sacks in two seasons of play. As good as he was, his comeback is what resonates. Medearis’ knee was badly damaged on a cut block by Arizona’s Hicham El-Mastoub in a Sept. 26, 1992 game. He underwent 13 hours of surgery and countless hours of rehab. He was granted a medical waiver to play as a sixth-year senior in 1994. Medearis made it back for two games before hanging it up. What’s he doing now? Software engineer in Springfield, Mo.

1993: Kevin Patrick, as I wrote about in this story, was the Big East Defensive Player of the Year and an All-American. He and his defensive line teammates played for Medearis. What’s he doing now? Defensive line coach at North Texas.

Both Medearis and Patrick are featured in this highlight tape from a 22-0 win over Nebraska in the 1992 Orange Bowl. Patrick blows up plays at 4:10 and 4:40, while Medearis picks up sacks at 6:10, 7:10 and 7:55.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=9rFU3rV070g

CaneRock

Link for story above...http://caneswatch.blog.palmbeachpost.com/2015/04/09/glory-years-the-best-moments-of-ums-2015-hall-of-fame-class/

30CINCO

Recruiting Moneyball: Optimizing 3-star talent

http://miami.247sports.com/Article/Recruiting-Moneyball-winning-with-3-star-talent-36697715

30CINCO

Peter Ariz talks with Bleacher Report about the progress of Demetrius Jackson this spring and the type of impact he could have this season for the Canes.

http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2...se-this-season

30CINCO

At Least 15 Athletics Programs to Offer More Than $4,000 in Extra Aid to Athletes

http://chronicle.com/article/At-Least-15-Athletics-Programs/229229/

Ohio_Cane

From NFL Draft Bites (mock draft):

47 MIAM Denzel Perryman LB Miami
48 SD Phillip Dorsett WR Miami
67 JAX Clive Walford TE Miami

Ohio_Cane

29 #Colts Ereck Flowers OT Miami

Lurker

Duke?

Dude on a Pale Horse

AMC's Turn is awesome.

Dude on a Pale Horse

^^^ if you like spy shows set in Revolutionary America.

Ohio_Cane

Lurker, I missed a couple tweets:


74 NYG Anthony Chickillo DE Miami

He did a top 100. Didn't have Duke there.

Lurker

Wow. How can you not have Duke there?

CaneRock


Tim Reynolds @ByTimReynolds
· 6h 6 hours ago
I see a puff of white smoke from Coral Gables.

CaneRock


Tim Reynolds @ByTimReynolds
· 6h 6 hours ago
AP has learned that the University of Miami Board of Trustees expected to vote on selection of a new president on Monday.

CaneRock


Tim Reynolds @ByTimReynolds
· 6h 6 hours ago
More: This means Donna Shalala's replacement as President of the University of Miami IS expected to be revealed sometime Monday.

1mg of Epi

Posted by: DallasTX Cane | April 09, 2015 at 10:47 PM

It's ok, u can insult me! I'll laugh it off because I'm not a 12 year old girl.

CaneRock



Tim Reynolds @ByTimReynolds
· 6h 6 hours ago
More: He or she will become the 6th President of the school. It won't be immediate. Donna Shalala remains president through semester's end.

CaneRock


Tim Reynolds @ByTimReynolds
· 6h 6 hours ago
And despite rumors to the contrary by faux media, no, Donna Shalala wasn't holding up this process. Was barely involved, if at all.


1mg of Epi

Dammit........ I insulted 12 year old girls again.

I'm sorry girls. Truly.

CaneRock


Tim Reynolds @ByTimReynolds
· 6h 6 hours ago
Finally, a guess in what's surely a futile attempt to calm down #CanesTwitter. Football will not be his/her No. 1 priority Monday.

CaneRock

Julio Frenk?

CaneRock

Dallas Cowboys Draft Countdown: Making the Case for Duke Johnson

http://bleacherreport.com/articles/2424806-dallas-cowboys-draft-countdown-making-the-case-for-duke-johnson

raizecane

Im loving the pic of wekiva springs. Reminds me of the bear encounter 86 had while camping there.

Dude on a Pale Horse

CR is bringing the news today.

86Cane

UMike...when you are tired of pouting like a 12 year old girl and want to own up to your many transgressions on the blog just let us know?

86Cane

#WeakAndTired

86Cane

Reminds me of the bear encounter 86 had while camping there.

Posted by: raizecane | April 10, 2015 at 11:32 PM

That bear had me dead to rights at the bottom of the ravine until those wildlife officers interviened and took him out. I'm jus sayin...

86Cane

#SavedMyLife

raizecane

After they yelled at native for his use of a chainsaw, i'm surprised they risked life and limb to save you....

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