NCAA http://wlrn.org en What The UM Scandal Says About College Athletics http://wlrn.org/post/what-um-scandal-says-about-college-athletics <p></p><p>On The Florida Roundup: we look at the University of Miami’s punishment by the NCAA and the role of student athletes in the big money game of college sports with guests Billy Corben of Rakontur Films and Michelle Kaufman of the <em>Miami Herald</em>.</p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Elaine Chen 22657 at http://wlrn.org What The UM Scandal Says About College Athletics UM President Shalala Lauded For Handling Of NCAA Investigation http://wlrn.org/post/um-president-shalala-lauded-handling-ncaa-investigation <p></p><p>She stands barely five feet tall, but she tackled healthcare and welfare as a member of President Bill Clinton’s cabinet. She played second base for the West Boulevard Annie Oakleys as a kid in Cleveland in the 1950s. She lived in a mud hut and coached soccer in Iran while serving in the Peace Corps in the 1960s.</p><p>It should come as no surprise, then, that University of Miami President Donna Shalala — a power-broker they call “Boom Boom” — was unafraid to take on the NCAA over the Nevin Shapiro booster investigation.</p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 13:01:53 +0000 Michelle Kaufman 22552 at http://wlrn.org UM President Shalala Lauded For Handling Of NCAA Investigation Miami Hurricanes To Lose Scholarships But Avert Bowl Ban http://wlrn.org/post/miami-hurricanes-lose-scholarships-avert-bowl-ban <p></p><p>The NCAA delivered what appears to be a gift to the University of Miami on Tuesday in the case involving rogue booster and convicted Ponzi-schemer Nevin Shapiro.</p><p>The Hurricanes football program will lose nine scholarships over a three-year probationary period (2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17) and will not be penalized another postseason ban. UM basketball will lose three scholarships, one each for the next three years.</p> Tue, 22 Oct 2013 14:49:19 +0000 Susan Miller Degnan 22493 at http://wlrn.org Miami Hurricanes To Lose Scholarships But Avert Bowl Ban Why The UM Hurricanes And The UF Gators May Go Their Separate Ways http://wlrn.org/post/why-um-hurricanes-and-uf-gators-may-go-their-separate-ways <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 12.800000190734863px; line-height: normal; ">"Knock, Knock."</span></p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 21:22:48 +0000 Kelley Mitchell 20216 at http://wlrn.org Why The UM Hurricanes And The UF Gators May Go Their Separate Ways How The University Of Miami’s Basketball Coach Is Bringing Back The Ñ http://wlrn.org/post/how-university-miami-s-basketball-coach-bringing-back <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The squiggly line seemed to show up out of nowhere.</span></p><p class="p2"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It happened at the Greensboro Coliseum on Sunday, March </span>17th<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 17:08:00 +0000 Kenny Malone 11579 at http://wlrn.org How The University Of Miami’s Basketball Coach Is Bringing Back The Ñ FIU Begins Inaugural Season Of Beach -- Scratch That -- Sand Volleyball http://wlrn.org/post/fiu-begins-inaugural-season-beach-scratch-sand-volleyball <p></p><p></p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 18:01:20 +0000 Pete Pelegrin 10583 at http://wlrn.org FIU Begins Inaugural Season Of Beach -- Scratch That -- Sand Volleyball FIU Basketball Coach Richard Pitino Employs 'One-Day Plan' http://wlrn.org/post/fiu-basketball-coach-richard-pitino-employs-one-day-plan <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.fiusports.com/Sports/MensSports/MBasketball.aspx" target="_blank">Florida International University basketball</a> coach <a href="http://www.fiusports.com/InsideAthletics/About/AdminStaffDirectory/RichardPitino.aspx" target="_blank">Richard </a></span><a href="http://www.fiusports.com/InsideAthletics/About/AdminStaffDirectory/RichardPitino.aspx" target="_blank">Pitino</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> calls it the “one-day plan.” It is not a complicated thing.</span></p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 19:01:32 +0000 Ryan Jones 10076 at http://wlrn.org FIU Basketball Coach Richard Pitino Employs 'One-Day Plan'