Greg Cote

September 22, 2013

Greg Cote: As point spreads expand, sportsmanship shrinks

This could have actually happened. The 16th-ranked Miami Hurricanes could have beaten visiting Savannah State by, say, 61-3 on Saturday night and, somewhere, a losing bettor would have been cursing UM and coach Al Golden for whatever smidgen of mercy might have been evident even in such a rout.

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About Greg Cote

Greg Cote

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Greg Cote has been a Miami Herald sports columnist since 1995 and also writes the Random Evidence blog and NFL predictions along with his notorious sidekick the Upset Bird. He has covered Hurricanes football (1984-88), the Dolphins (1990-91) and major events including Super Bowls, NBA Finals, World Series, Stanley Cup, Olympics and World Cup.

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