Miami turns into a team to like
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Miami turns into a team to like

Mark Richt players winning and earn

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\We suddenly have reason to root for Miami, thanks to Georgia castoff Mark Richt as the Hurricanes’ new head coach. In the name of arrogance, who would have thought that possible?

The No. 15-ranked Hurricanes (3-0) are winning impressively and, most importantly, without the poison from the days of former Miami coaches Jimmy Johnson and Dennis Erickson. Their players liked being venomous villains. ... 

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Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego,,, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

Raye of Light: Jimmy Raye, Duffy Daugherty, the integration of college football and the 1965-66 Michigan State Spartans

By Tom Shanahan; Foreword by Tony Dungy; August Publications

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