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Miami Hurricanes News & Notes: Spring football is upon us

Spring football and ‘Canes baseball are taking center stage

NCAA Football: Miami at Virginia Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports

The Miami Hurricanes football program started the Manny Diaz era off on Tuesday with the first spring practice of 2019, landed a 2020 recruit in the process, found out that Tate Martell is eligible for 2019, and the baseball team is 15-5. Here are the news and notes from the past 24 hours or so.

State of The U

Our own Gabriel Urrutia covered spring practice #2 with a piece titled, “Motion, motion, and more motion.

National News

Sports Illustrated has a Tate Martell transfer article up that details the future of transfers around the NCAA.

Local Rag

The Herald’s Susan Miller Degnan covered day 2 of spring practice here.

The Herald’s Barry Jackson covered the Martell transfer update.

The Herald’s David Wilson discusses recruiting.

Christy Cabrera Chirinos wrote the piece, “Accountability, fun visible at Hurricanes’ opening day of spring practice at ‘The New Miami’” for the Sun Sentinel.


The Hurricanes had to overcome a cancellation against Columbia on Tuesday to host the Lions on Wednesday night instead at Mark Light Stadium.

The weekend series is against NC State in ACC play and the ‘Canes are 15-5 and swinging the bats well in 2019. Six of the main starters are hitting .290 or better for Gino DiMare’s Hurricanes.

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