Upwards of 800 people will lose their jobs under a “major restructuring” at the University of Miami medical school in the coming months, per UM’s president Donna Shalala.

The reason is understandable. State budget cuts, less research money, lower compensation from insurers and cutbacks in payments by Jackson Health System, according to President Shalala.

“It’s not a great situation,” Shalala said, “but…

POSTED BY admin AT May 9th, 2012 11:25   4 Comments

Credit where credit is due, No. 19 Miami got a home sweep at a necessary time this weekend. Furthermore, there was drama, heart and some thrilling come-from-behind scoring that all went the Canes’ way, which was a must after a recent slump.

That said, it was Bethune-Cookman and anything other than a sweep is deemed unacceptable at this point of the…

POSTED BY admin AT May 7th, 2012 10:58   2 Comments

A few days later, I still find myself sickened by the tragic end to the life of Junior Seau. Not because I live in San Diego and root for the Chargers – I loathe the franchise, actually -and not because Seau was this city’s favorite son, either.

His storybook career was something movies are made of; a local kid who made well,…

POSTED BY admin AT May 4th, 2012 11:49   8 Comments

The Palm Beach Post’s Jorge Milian penned a piece on Thursday discussing Miami’s five early departees and the money they left on the table by not returning for one more year. The biggest “loser”? Wide receiver Tommy Streeter, who might have cost himself upwards of $2M by coming out early.

Some draft analysts graded the 6-foot-5, 219-pound Streeter as a second-round pick, mostly…

POSTED BY admin AT May 4th, 2012 01:11   7 Comments

On Thursday night make sure to tune in for former wide receiver LaRon Byrd, live on allCanes Radio with Brian ‘The Beast’ London and Platon from ProCanes.com, live and in-store from 6pm to 8pm ET.

Beast and Platon have had some great one-on-ones with recently departed Canes over the past few months.

In both recent interviews with Tyler Horn and Damien Berry (which is archived on YouTube), fans…

POSTED BY admin AT May 3rd, 2012 12:01   0 Comments