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Susan Miller Degnan covers the Miami Hurricanes for the Miami Herald. She earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism from George Washington University (and met her future husband there, resulting in three awesome children). She chronicled the resurgence of Miami football in the early 2000s, its slow decline and what appears to be another rise with the hiring of Mark Richt. She also covers the four-time national championship UM baseball team. Along the way, she has covered the Olympics, America’s Cup, Miami Open tennis, marathons, Super Bowls and several national championship games in football. Reach her at sdegnan@miamiherald.com or tweet her at @smillerdegnan

Michelle Kaufman attended the University of Miami from 1983-87, and was Sports Editor of the school newspaper, back when Bernie Kosar and Vinny Testaverde were making national headlines and the resurrected basketball team played at the James L. Knight Center. She spent three years at the St. Petersburg Times, where she covered the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, seven very cold (but wonderful) years at the Detroit Free Press and returned home to the Miami Herald in 1996. She has covered 14 Olympics, 6 World Cups, and numerous Wimbledons, U.S. Opens, Final Fours, Super Bowls, World Series and NBA Finals. Reach her at mkaufman@miamiherald.com or tweet her at @kaufsports

Manny Navarro started working for the Miami Herald as an editorial assistant in 1995. A graduate of Braddock High (Class of 1996), he studied print journalism at Florida International University. Manny was the Herald's Miami-Dade County high school beat writer from 2002-2006. He now helps cover Hurricanes football and basketball and plays an integral role in gathering multimedia content for the Herald's website.

Reach him at mnavarro@miamiherald.com or tweet him at @Manny_Navarro