Author Archives: darcimiller

Jennifer Rodriguez: Miami Ice

Jennifer Rodriguez is, at first glance, is like any other student at the University of Miami. A bulging backpack slung over her shoulders, studying quietly in the lobby of the Herbert Wellness Center, employed at an on-campus job. She’s very … Continue reading

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Amy Deem: Putting the “U” in Team USA

It was announced yesterday by USA Track and Field that Amy Deem, the University of Miami’s Director of Track and Field and Cross Country, was named a Team USA relay coach for the 14th IAAF World Outdoor Championships. The event will … Continue reading

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Could Miami Ever Host The Olympics?

Earlier today, the USOC announced that it has officially begun looking into potentially making a bid for the 2024 summer Olympics. It has sent out letters to the mayors of 35 American cities (the 25 largest metropolitan areas plus ten … Continue reading

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Greg Louganis: Miami’s Greatest Olympian

As far as number of Olympians and Olympic medals go, the University of Miami doesn’t rank at the top. Or anywhere close, really. While there were a handful of Canes that competed in London 2012, USC and Stanford sent 40 … Continue reading

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UM Hockey Is Making Waves

This past Saturday, I went to a University of Miami hockey game. Field hockey, you assume? Wrong. Roller hockey, you guess next? False. Ice hockey. The University of Miami has an ice hockey team. It’s a pretty incredible story, actually. … Continue reading

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Curling: It’s Not Just For Hair

Since the Vancouver Olympics in 2010, Saturday nights have been a big draw for Incredible Ice skating rink in Coral Springs. Each week, Florida residents pack inside to experience something completely new. Inside, air temperatures hover around 55 degrees Fahrenheit, … Continue reading

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