January 20, 2013 |
CORAL GABLES, Fla. - The University of Miami lost one of its legends Sunday. Ron Fraser, Hurricanes baseball coach from 1963-92, passed away, his family announced. He was 79. Fraser won College World Series titles in 1982 and '85 and 1,271 games. The school announced in October it was establishing the Ron Fraser Wizard Fund and would build a bronze statue in his honor. In 2006, Fraser was inducted into the College Baseball Hall of Fame. Before coming to Miami, Fraser played two seasons at Florida State.
January 4, 2010
MEN Miami 86, at Pepperdine 63: James Dews scored 21 points and made five three-pointers to lead the Hurricanes to their sixth consecutive victory. Miami (14-1) never trailed and used a double-digit scoring run in each half to pull away in its first visit to Pepperdine since December 1969. The Hurricanes led, 45-36, at halftime. Keion Bell scored 22 points for Pepperdine (4-12). Loyola Marymount 81, at Cal State Bakersfield 73: Ashley Hamilton scored a career-best 19 points, LaRon Armstead added 18 and Vernon Teel had 17 for the Lions (9-7)
December 4, 2009 |
The brash and controversial Miami Hurricanes of the 1980s, the taunting, end-zone-celebrating villains of college football from that decade, are the subject of a new documentary called "The U," a film by director Billy Corben, which is part of ESPN's "30 for 30" series. The documentary is scheduled to be televised at 6 p.m. on Dec. 12, following the presentation of the Heisman Trophy. "Whether you're a lover or hater of the Hurricanes, it's a fun two hours," Corben said during a conference call this week.
November 20, 2005 |
Blitzing on almost every play, Georgia Tech was in Kyle Wright's face all night. And when he threw the ball up for grabs with the game on the line, the Yellow Jackets were there too. They sacked Wright seven times and made two late defensive stands, intercepting his final pass to upset the third-ranked Miami Hurricanes, 14-10, on Saturday night. "Not anyone believed it could happen," Georgia Tech Coach Chan Gailey said.
January 1, 2005 |
The Miami Hurricanes were eliminated from the national championship early in the season and missed out on the conference championship late. They settled for the state title Friday night. Devin Hester returned a blocked field goal 78 yards for a touchdown, Roscoe Parrish returned a punt 72 yards for a score and the No. 14-ranked Hurricanes beat No. 20 Florida, 27-10, in the Peach Bowl. "Those guys are playmakers," Miami Coach Larry Coker said.
September 7, 2003 |
Brock Berlin threw two interceptions, saw a fumble returned for a touchdown and directed the Miami Hurricanes to a mere 16 yards in the first quarter of his much-anticipated matchup against his former friends and teammates at Florida. Berlin faced a 23-point deficit in the third quarter Saturday night at the Orange Bowl and didn't flinch. He completed 27 of 41 passes for 340 yards by game's end, rallying the Hurricanes from a 33-10 deficit to a 38-33 victory over the Gators.