Marjory Stoneman Douglas alum Jesus Luzardo, who was once signed with the University of Miami before signing pro with the Washington Nationals, is thriving just two years after undergoing Tommy John surgery.
Former Miami Hurricanes quarterback Robert Marve was arrested in Hillsborough County on Friday morning for an out-of-county warrant put out by the Key West Police Department charging him with domestic battery by strangulation.
Miami Hurricanes football coach Mark Richt is one of 20 coaches named to the preseason watch list for the Dodd Trophy, given every year to the top college football coach in the country. Richt led UM to the ACC Championship Game last season.
The last Miami Hurricanes football player from the 2018 signing class, offensive line transfer Venzell Boulware out of Tennessee, has enrolled at UM, giving the Hurricanes a rare full slate of incoming talent when fall camp opens in August.
Ten former University of Miami athletes, including six football players, will make their Jai-Alai debut at Magic City Casino on Sunday. They have been training six months and will compete for $430,000 in prize money.
The Miami Hurricanes are hoping to have another strong recruiting class once National Signing Day comes around. One focal point to the class, according to defensive coordinator Manny Diaz, is bringing in top South Florida talent.
The Miami Hurricanes football team opens the 2018 season against the LSU Tigers on Sept. 2, 2018, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. UM defensive coordinator Manny Diaz explained the process of gameplanning for a marquee opening game.
"Miami is not a good sports town," is a myth in need of remedy. It is a great sports town with Super Bowls, World Cups, college football playoffs, a potential deal with Formula One and all four major American sports plus the arrival of MLS
As a month-long recruiting dead period begins June 25, 2018, the Miami Hurricanes under coach Mark Richt and FSU Seminoles under coach Willie Taggart have top-10 classes, according to 247Sports. The Florida Gators under Dan Mullen are 29th.
Sports Illustrated compiled a list of the top 100 college football players of 2018. Three Miami Hurricanes football players — defensive end Joe Jackson, linebacker Shaq Quarterman and safety Jaquan Johnson — made the list.
Three-star defensive end Jahfari Harvey announced his commitment to the Miami Hurricanes on Wednesday night, bringing UM's 2019 recruiting class to No. 7 nationally. Mark Richt's class now has 16 players.
Barring any late troubles during the next two months, the Miami Hurricanes football team expects to use its new indoor practice facility once fall camp begins prior to Mark Richt's third season at UM, according to AD Blake James.
Lonnie Walker IV could go as high as No. 9 to Knicks or 10 to 76ers in the NBA Draft. He would be the highest pick from University of Miami since Rick Barry in 1965. Bruce Brown is projected as a second-round pick.