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Miami RedHawks ready to prove skeptics wrong

Miami was picked to finish fifth in the Mid-American Conference East Division in a poll of media members who cover the MAC, and RedHawks coach Chuck Martin has no problem with that.Martin knows that, when you’re a combined 5-19 over the previous two seasons, you’re not going to command a ...

Dayton assistant coach Kevin Kuwik works at a youth basketball camp in July at UD. David Jablonski/Staff

New NCAA social media rules change game in recruiting

College coaches across the nation began taking advantage of new NCAA rules regarding social media early Monday morning.Beginning at midnight, coaches could like and share posts by recruits on social media apps such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. However, coaches are not allowed to comment on posts or tag or ...

Miami University Hall of Fame basketball star passes away

Miami University Athletics Hall of Famer Bob Brown passed away Thursday at the age of 92.One of the Red and White’s first All-MAC players, Brown was fifth in the nation in scoring in 1947 when he averaged 19.0 points per game.He was Miami’s all-time leading scorer when his career concluded ...

COLUMBUS, OH - DECEMBER 22: Head coach John Cooper of the Miami Redhawks watches from the sidelines during the game against the Ohio State Buckeyes at Value City Arena on December 22, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. The Buckeyes defeated the Redhawks 93-55. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

West Virginia prep hoops standout to play for RedHawks this fall

Miami University coach John Cooper added a big man to his RedHawks roster this week.The coach announced Thursday the addition of Ben Kazee, a 6-8, 216-pound forward from Logan, W. Va.“We are thrilled to have Ben join our program,” Cooper in a statement. “He is a very good student, and ...

Nick Saban and Urban Meyer both made a recent list of all-time great college football coaches. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Ohio connections key for college coaching excellence

How does one become the best college football coach of all time?Coaching at Notre Dame or Alabama is a must. Growing up in the mountains of West Virginia doesn’t hurt, either.At least passing through Ohio seems to work out pretty well, too.These are among the things that can be gleaned ...

Miami offensive coordinator George Barnett makes a point to quarterback Billy Bahl during the final spring practice Saturday at Yeager Stadium.

Miami RedHawks picked fifth in MAC East preseason poll

If you need another sign college football season is right around the bend, here’s one: #MACtion is trending on Twitter. Yes, the league will be back to provide entertainment for the nation on random weeknights in the fall, not to mention a full slate of action across the Midwest every ...

Miami Basketball Coach Charlie Coles is accompanied by his grandchildren, Tyson Coles, CJ Coles, Jazz Bennett, and Taya Coles during his post-game press conference, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011. Staff photo by Greg Lynch

Miami RedHawks to honor Charlie Coles, Bud Middaugh and others

Charlie Coles is the headliner of the next class of inductees to the Miami University Cradle of Coaches Association. Coles, the legendary basketball coach from Yellow Springs, will be inducted Sept. 9-10 along with football coach Fritz Heisler, volleyball coach Paco Labrador, cross country/track and field coach Jason Lindsey, basketball ...

Michigan State transfer headed to Miami

Mark Meyers, a former Scout.com three-star recruit from Toledo, a graduate transfer from Michigan State, will finish his career with Miami University. In a press release, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio said the 6-foot, 185-pound safety “has done everything we asked of him” after a three-year playing career in East ...

Ohio State’s Ezekiel Elliott, left, J.T. Barrett, center, and Michael Thomas celebrate after a victory against Notre Dame in the Fiesta Bowl on Jan. 1, 2016, at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. David Jablonski/Staff

Buckeyes Big Ten favorites in Vegas with Michigan close behind

Ohio State is even money to claim the Big Ten East division this fall according to Bovada.The Buckeyes have 1/1 odds to win the East while Iowa has the same odds in the West.Michigan is not far behind with 5/4 odds in the East and identical 7/4 odds with Ohio ...

Miami swimmers Elise Campbell (left) and Evan Bader will compete in the United States Olympic Trials beginning Sunday in Omaha, Neb. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Miami swimmers eager for U.S. Olympic Trials

Somebody asked Evan Bader and Elise Campbell if they’d ever been to Omaha, Neb.“No,” Bader said, while Campbell was answering at the same time, “Yes.”They both laughed.The Miami swimmers both had good reason to be feeling a little giddy. They will be among what outgoing Miami swim coach Pete Lindsay ...

RedHawks announce start time for season opener at Iowa

The Big Ten announced Monday that the Miami RedHawks’ season-opening game at Iowa will kick off at 3:30 p.m. and be televised on ESPNU.Miami’s home opener vs. Eastern Illinois is set for 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 10.Miami RedHawks 2016 ScheduleSat., Sept. 3 - at Iowa, 3:30 p.m. (ESPNU)Sat., Sept. 10 ...

MAC champ Miami headed to NCAA softball tournament

What’s sweeter than winning a Mid-American Conference tournament championship?At Miami, it’s beating Ohio University to do it.That’s what the RedHawks softball team did last weekend at the University of Akron, beating the Bobcats 3-0 in 15 innings in the second round on Thursday and coming back for another 3-0 win ...

Othello Harris and John Steele. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Tom Archdeacon: Former Miami football player unlocks true talent

When you end up in a place where you’re sure you don’t belong, sometimes you are right, sometimes you’re wrong. Sometimes you get cut, sometimes you get healed. John Steele knows both. The former Miami University defensive lineman grew up on Cleveland’s east side, along Kinsman Road in the Fourth ...

Valley View’s Zellner using his arm to soar with UC baseball

The former outfielder is doing OK on the University of Cincinnati’s baseball mound.Andrew Zellner has come a long way from his days at Valley View High School, where he was a center fielder first and a pitcher second.Since graduating from Valley View in 2013, Zellner has gradually become a pitching ...

Miami offensive coordinator George Barnett makes a point to quarterback Billy Bahl during the final spring practice Saturday at Yeager Stadium.

Five Things: Takeaways from Miami’s final spring practice

Miami University football head coach Chuck Martin had an easier time smiling and joking around after the RedHawks final spring workout Saturday at Yager Stadium.Martin used the day as a workout in front of fans with intervals of time reserved for game situations in an 11-on-11 setting.The reason for the ...

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