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AP Top 25: Kentucky enters rankings for 1st time since '07

Sep. 23, 2018 5:26 PM EDT

After a season-high seven ranked teams lost, the back half of the AP college football poll got a makeover on Sunday. Five teams entered the Top 25, including No. 17 Kentucky for the first time since 2007 and No. 22 Duke. At the top it was mostly status quo, with Alabama, Georgia, Clemson and Ohio State staying...

For Miami's N'Kosi Perry, the waiting game might be over

Sep. 23, 2018 3:37 PM EDT

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — The last time that Miami quarterback N'Kosi Perry started a real football game was 22 months ago, back when he was still in high school. That might be about to change. As if a short week wasn't going to present enough challenges for the Hurricanes — who open defense of...

N'Kosi Perry sparks No. 21 Miami past FIU, 31-17

Sep. 22, 2018 8:16 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami coach Mark Richt's decision to send quarterback N'Kosi Perry into the game on the Hurricanes' third possession Saturday was easy. His next decision might be tougher. Perry came off the bench to throw for 224 yards and three touchdowns, plus completed his first 10 throws as...

Rivalry renewed: No. 21 Miami and FIU finally playing again

Sep. 21, 2018 10:51 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — A family wedding is keeping Matt Perrelli away from attending the FIU-Miami game on Saturday, although his wife is planning to be near a television at kickoff. Sophia Perrelli knows what old highlight will probably be airing. "She said, 'We don't want to miss seeing Matt get beat...

No. 21 Miami and FIU to play for first time since 2007

Sep. 20, 2018 12:38 PM EDT

FIU (2-1) at No. 21 Miami (2-1), 3:30 p.m. ET (ESPN2) Line: Miami by 27. Series record: Miami leads 2-0 WHAT'S AT STAKE? It's the Battle for Miami — sort of. The Hurricanes' campus is in Coral Gables, most of Panthers' campus is considered to be within the city of Sweetwater (eight miles from UM's home),...

Ties that bind: FIU has plenty of Miami people on its side

Sep. 20, 2018 11:39 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Among those who will attend the Miami-FIU game this weekend will be the coach who built the last Hurricanes team that won a national championship, the recruiting director for that team, the quarterback from that season and the person in charge of their strength and conditioning program at that...

The key: Jeff Thomas turning into a star for No. 21 Miami

Sep. 18, 2018 5:53 PM EDT

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — There's only one method of slowing down Miami wide receiver and returner Jeff Thomas that's been absolutely proven so far this season. Thing is, breaking his car key isn't really an option for Hurricane opponents. While juggling a schedule Tuesday that was already loaded with...

No. 21 Miami rolls past upset-minded Toledo 49-24

Sep. 15, 2018 6:09 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A few more performances like this, and maybe Malik Rosier will win over those skeptical Miami fans. Rosier threw for two touchdowns and ran for three more, and the No. 21 Hurricanes outlasted upset-minded Toledo 49-24 on Saturday. Rosier was booed last weekend — during a game the...

No. 21 Miami rolls past upset-minded Toledo 49-24

Sep. 15, 2018 5:10 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Malik Rosier threw for two touchdowns and ran for three more, and No. 21 Miami outlasted upset-minded Toledo 49-24 on Saturday. The Hurricanes (2-1) never trailed and led 21-0 late in the first half, but Toledo (1-1) twice pulled back to within a touchdown. Even then, however, the...

Toledo excited for chance to play host to No. 21 Miami

Sep. 14, 2018 10:19 AM EDT

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — There was honesty from both Toledo and Miami this week. The Rockets aren't pretending otherwise: Having the 21st-ranked Hurricanes come into their home Glass Bowl stadium in Toledo, Ohio on Saturday represents one of the biggest events in the 101 years of Toledo football, maybe...