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  1. More developments in the Miami case

    Heather Dinich

    Miami vs. the NCAA continues. The latest ... The NCAA is asking whether Miami ignored evidence that Nevin Shapiro was providing impermissible benefits to Hurricanes athletes, coaches or recruits, according to the Associated Press. Miami, mea...

    Blog | March 29, 2013
  2. Too early to tell how case will affect Miami

    Heather Dinich

    The good news for Miami: The NCAA's royal screw-up could leave some holes in its investigation into Miami's athletic department. The bad news for Miami: It's going to take even longer to find out how much -- if at all -- Miami will really benefit ...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  3. VT, UVa have similarly aggressive defenses

    Heather Dinich

    ESPN's Stats & Information department found that Virginia and Virginia Tech are two of the nation's best defenses when it comes to holding opponents to no gain or forcing a loss. These are important numbers that could benefit both teams in their ...

    Blog | December 21, 2011
  4. Auburn's uncertainty could benefit Virginia

    Heather Dinich

    The intangibles are adding up in Virginia's favor. Auburn has lost its offensive coordinator, Gus Malzahn, who was introduced on Wednesday as Arkansas State's new head coach. Auburn lost its defensive coordinator, Ted Roof, who left last week t...

    Blog | December 15, 2011
  5. Miami tightens sideline access

    Heather Dinich

    Boosters will no longer be permitted on the Miami sideline during home football games, and other changes have been made to tighten access in the wake of an NCAA investigation into players receiving improper benefits, the Associated Press has reported...

    Blog | September 13, 2011
  6. Poll: Bench or play Miami players?

    Heather Dinich

    One of the hot topics on Tuesday's chat was whether Miami should bench any or all of the 15 athletes who are currently under investigation for accepting alleged improper benefits? Or should first-year coach Al Golden proceed as planned until otherwis...

    Blog | August 24, 2011
  7. No Miami Hurricanes suspensions yet after booster report

    Heather Dinich

    No Miami players have been suspended for Wednesday morning's practice on the heels of allegations by a former booster which could implicate dozens of current and former players in various NCAA violations, coach Al Golden said.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2011
  8. Miami buried in allegations

    Heather Dinich

    Convicted Ponzi schemer and former Miami booster Nevin Shapiro has told Yahoo! Sports he provided impermissible benefits to at least 72 University of Miami athletes, most of whom were involved with the football program. Sorry for the delay in addr...

    Blog | August 16, 2011
  9. Butch Davis in the dark again

    Heather Dinich

    North Carolina coach Butch Davis didn't know. He didn't know about former assistant John Blake's reputation as a sly recruiter. He didn't know about the trips his players took and the thousands of dollars of improper benefits they received that...

    Blog | May 25, 2011
  10. Will Ohio State suspensions benefit Canes?

    Heather Dinich

    On a recent trip to Miami, I was chatting with quarterback Jacory Harris as we walked into the football building. I asked him if he had been paying attention to the news coming out of Ohio State. He shook his head no, but then added that he wished...

    Blog | March 25, 2011
  11. Mike London adds GA

    Heather Dinich

    Marques Hagans has been hired at Virginia as a graduate assistant and will work with the offense, the school announced on Tuesday. From the school's release: "Marques 'Biscuit' Hagans returning to UVa is a benefit for both of us," said coach Mike...

    Blog | March 15, 2011
  12. Virginia DE Zane Parr to declare for NFL draft

    Heather Dinich

    Virginia junior defensive end Zane Parr will forego his final year of eligibility and declare for the NFL draft, the school announced this afternoon. "I have expressed to Zane the benefits of staying at Virginia and pursuing his academic and athl...

    Blog | January 04, 2011
  13. FSU benefits from UM, UF woes

    Heather Dinich

    First-year Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher won the unofficial "state championship" on the field this year -- the first time FSU has defeated Miami and Florida in the same season since 1999 -- and now he's winning it off the field by default. Whil...

    Blog | December 09, 2010
  14. Kendric Burney set to make season debut for Tar Heels

    Heather Dinich

    North Carolina senior cornerback Kendric Burney has been cleared to play and will make his 2010 season debut Saturday against William & Mary.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2010
  15. Careers lost in fallout from UNC scandal

    Heather Dinich

    The scandal that rocked the North Carolina campus may not have ended the Tar Heels' season, but the careers of three players are over, and 13 others were affected.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2010
  16. UNC FB Devon Ramsay out vs. Clemson

    Heather Dinich

    UNC fullback Devon Ramsay will not play in today's game against Clemson because of information gathered this week as part of the ongoing NCAA investigation into possible agent extra benefits and academic misconduct, the school announced on Saturday. ...

    Blog | October 09, 2010