Former Hurricanes’ pitcher Luke DeBold lost his battle with cancer today. He would’ve turned thirty this coming June and is survived by his father Tom, mother Kay and sister Dawn.

Luke was diagnosed with a primary mediastinal nonseminomatous germ cell tumor with metastases in the lungs in March 2008 and has endured several bouts of chemotherapy along the way.

There isn’t much online…

POSTED BY admin AT April 29th, 2010 11:10   8 Comments

I know when Miami and Florida State get together on the baseball diamond, it’s always a dog fight. That said, it’s been a while since I remember a series going down like this one.

The No. 9 Canes trekked to Tallahassee to take on the No. 6 Seminoles and after taking game one 6-5, UM lost the next two 8-7 and…

POSTED BY admin AT April 26th, 2010 05:36   2 Comments

A bittersweet day for Miami Hurricane fans as the concept of the NFL Draft has definitely lost its luster the past few years. But before going into that, a hearty congrats to Jimmy Graham, Darryl Sharpton, Jason Fox and Dedrick Epps, all of which are headed to the next level.

Graham was taken first (third round to New Orleans – 95th overall),…

POSTED BY admin AT April 25th, 2010 12:38   24 Comments

Thirty-six games in and the Miami Hurricanes are sitting at 27-9 and ranked No. 13, having picked up four straight wins. UM swept No. 21 North Carolina this past weekend after whooping Florida Gulf Coast, 9-0 last week, days after dropping the series at Virginia Tech.

At a distance, Miami has been good/not great in 2010. Swept Rutgers out the gate,…

POSTED BY admin AT April 20th, 2010 02:43   5 Comments

Former president BIll Clinton was in South Florida over the weekend, giving a speech and helping some Miami Hurricanes and Dolphins rebuild a homeless shelter in Homestead.

Cool as the gesture was, still not as cool as seeing Slick Willie throwing up “The U” with a handful of current Cane players!

POSTED BY admin AT April 18th, 2010 11:54   7 Comments