1. Miami Hurricanes Further Rebuilding Efforts Despite Loss at Florida

    After writing an article about how much fun I had at the Florida-Miami game last Saturday, I figured I should throw in my two cents about how the Hurricanes looked. After all, I am a huge UM fan, so that, at least, makes me qualified...

    Matthew Schiffman Written by Matthew Schiffman about almost 6 years ago 465 reads 5 comments

  2. Football in Florida: An Experience Like No Other

    On Saturday, September 6th, I had the privilege of attending a college football rivalry game. Some people would argue that when the Florida Gators and the Miami Hurricanes play, the game can’t ...

    Matthew Schiffman Written by Matthew Schiffman about almost 6 years ago 120 reads 0 comments

  3. Can the Miami Hurricanes Return to Their Status As Quarterback U?

    For Hurricanes fans, it feels like ages now since the program sported the nickname “Quarterback U.” That’s because in recent years, “The U” has struggled at that position...

    Matthew Schiffman Written by Matthew Schiffman about 6 years ago 831 reads 2 comments

  4. John McEnroe: A Class Act As Wimbledon Commentator

    What occurred on Sunday, July 6, 2008 in London, England can simply not be put into words. I’m not going to even try to attempt to describe the gut-wrenching effort we saw from both Rafael ...

    Matthew Schiffman Written by Matthew Schiffman about 6 years ago 2,666 reads 21 comments

  5. What a Wacky Week at Wimbledon

    We are now halfway through tennis’ most prestigious event— The Championships at Wimbledon. Time to review: Biggest Disappointments:American men. This year’s Wimbledon was the worst for American men in the Open Era...

    Matthew Schiffman Written by Matthew Schiffman about 6 years ago 202 reads 0 comments

  6. Euro 2008: Germany Vs. Spain Finals Preview

    After seeing some surprising results at the 2008 European Championships, two of Europe’s, and the world’s for that matter, powerhouse countries have made it through to the final...

    Matthew Schiffman Written by Matthew Schiffman about 6 years ago 2,559 reads 8 comments

  7. Novak Djokovic Needs to Either Put Up or Shut Up

    On the first Wednesday of Wimbledon, tennis’ most prestigious tournament saw its biggest upset of 2008 occur.The third seed, and third ranked player in the world, Novak Djokovic fell to unseeded, and world No...

    Matthew Schiffman Written by Matthew Schiffman about 6 years ago 1,049 reads 11 comments

  8. Disappointment for the Dutch: Netherlands Bow Out in Quarter Finals of Euro 2008

    On Saturday June 21st, the Netherlands became the third consecutive team to fall victim to the curse of winning their first round group in the 2008 European Championships.The Dutch were sent packing by Russia in a 3-1 defeat in extra time...

    Matthew Schiffman Written by Matthew Schiffman about 6 years ago 464 reads 0 comments

  9. Netherlands Provide Spark in First Round Play of Euro 2008

    Monday was the most highly anticipated day of the group stage in the 2008 UEFA European Championships. At last, Group C, this year’s group of death, began playing...

    Matthew Schiffman Written by Matthew Schiffman about 6 years ago 434 reads 0 comments

  10. French Open Recap: Rafael Nadal Wins 4th While Ana Ivanovic Grabs 1st

    Tennis’ most grueling tournament, the French Open, came to an end Sunday. As entertaining as the fortnight in Paris was, the final lacked the drama that everyone expected...

    Matthew Schiffman Written by Matthew Schiffman about 6 years ago 1,128 reads 0 comments

  11. Give Hockey a Chance: The NHL Is Worth Watching

    I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not much of a hockey fan. In fact, I wouldn’t even consider myself a casual fan.I don’t pretend to follow the sport...

    Matthew Schiffman Written by Matthew Schiffman about 6 years ago 412 reads 4 comments

  12. Celtics-Lakers: Is the Regular Season Significant?

    The NBA, and the whole country, outside of Detroit and San Antonio, got its wish: Lakers and Celtics.It’s been a long wait, 21 years, to be exact, but the dream matchup has arrived, with plenty of story lines to go along with it...

    Matthew Schiffman Written by Matthew Schiffman about 6 years ago 935 reads 4 comments

  13. NBA Will Fine Floppers, but Is That Enough?

    The NBA has announced that there will be a system in place beginning next season that will punish players who flop. That punishment will be aimed at the players’ checkbooks...

    Matthew Schiffman Written by Matthew Schiffman about 6 years ago 688 reads 0 comments

  14. San Antonio Spurs: Heartbreak at Home

    Speculate all you want, the Spurs still lost the game. Yes, Brent Barry was bumped by Derek Fisher. Bumped enough for the referees to call a foul? Probably not. Could they have called a foul? Sure...

    Matthew Schiffman Written by Matthew Schiffman about over 6 years ago 1,177 reads 8 comments

  15. Champions Henin and Kuerten Bid Farewell to the French Open

    The second week of this year’s French Open won’t be the same on the men’s or the women’s side of the draw. No doubt the French crowd will feel like there’s just something missing...

    Matthew Schiffman Written by Matthew Schiffman about over 6 years ago 716 reads 1 comments

  16. Three Down, One to Go: Can Roger Federer Claim the Elusive French Open Title

    With the 2008 French Open only a couple days away, there are plenty of storylines heading into the tournament. Rafael Nadal looks for his fourth straight title in Paris, where he has never lost...

    Matthew Schiffman Written by Matthew Schiffman about over 6 years ago 764 reads 0 comments

  17. Redhead Propels Reds: Paul Scholes Scores For Manchester United

    In a two-game series that was to produce fantastic football and gorgeous goals, one strike from a revived redhead was enough for his side...

    Matthew Schiffman Written by Matthew Schiffman about over 6 years ago 844 reads 4 comments

  18. University of Miami: NFL U

    With the last pick in the first round of the 2008 NFL Draft, the New York Giants select…Kenny Phillips.The roars of applause were probably louder in Miami than they were in New York...

    Matthew Schiffman Written by Matthew Schiffman about over 6 years ago 1,856 reads 0 comments

  19. Surprise Beginning and Ending in First Legs of Champions League

    Few goals were scored in the first legs of the Champions League semifinals, but there was still plenty of drama on Tuesday and Wednesday.Let’s begin with Tuesday’s matchup in Anfield between Liverpool and Chelsea...

    Matthew Schiffman Written by Matthew Schiffman about over 6 years ago 380 reads 2 comments

  20. Roger Federer’s New Strategy: Hire a Coach

    In every sport, the coach is considered an integral part of the team. Whether they are motivating their teams before a football game, reviewing strategy before a basketball game, signaling ...

    Matthew Schiffman Written by Matthew Schiffman about over 6 years ago 2,152 reads 0 comments

  21. Liverpool Comes Alive for Champions League

    For some reason it seems to happen every year.Liverpool plays a solid season in the English Premier League, winning most games they’re supposed to win and usually losing the ones they’re supposed to lose...

    Matthew Schiffman Written by Matthew Schiffman about over 6 years ago 663 reads 0 comments