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Local D-I schools set to begin providing stipends

A new era for NCAA Division I athletics starts Aug. 1.Beginning then, universities across the country can offer stipends covering the cost of attendance for student-athletes. This means they will receive their normal scholarship money to cover tuition, room and board and books, plus extra money to cover the cost ...

Miami adds pair to round out roster

Miami men’s basketball coach John Cooper hopes he put the finishing touches on his roster for next season on Monday with the addition of 6-foot-10, 220-pound forward-center Vasile Odagiu as an incoming freshman.Odagiu, a native of Moldova, joins 6-5, 195-pound guard Abdoulaye Harouna as newcomers who will be eligible to ...

Packers sign Miami’s Rollins

The Green Bay Packers signed second-round draft pick Quinten Rollins, a defensive back from Miami University.The 5-foot-11 Rollins, the Mid-American Conference Defensive Player of the Year, finished with 72 tackles and seven interceptions in 2014, his only year of college football at Miami. Rollins played four years of basketball for ...

Ohio State’s Devin Smith gives an interview after a victory against Oregon in the national championship game on Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. David Jablonski/Staff

Jets draft Ohio State wide receiver Smith in second round

Ohio State wide receiver Devin Smith’s long wait at the NFL draft ended Friday, and he told ESPN on the stage in New York City, “It was worth it.”The New York Jets selected Smith, of Massillon, with the fifth pick of the second round. He was the 37th pick overall ...

Blasi, RedHawks look toward 2015-16 season

Miami’s opening-round loss to Providence in this season’s NCAA Division I hockey tournament wasn’t the first time the RedHawks have been eliminated by the team that went on to win the championship, but coach Enrico Blasi still isn’t sure how to feel about it.On one hand, sure, Miami lost to ...

Miami AD not a finalist for Houston job

Miami University Athletics Director David Sayler said on Tuesday he is not a finalist for the same job at the University of Houston.Houston television station Fox 26 reported Monday night that Sayler, an assistant athletics director at Houston from 1999 to 2001 before spending four years as senior executive athletics ...

Miami goaltender Jay Williams ranks fifth nationall with a 1.89 goals-agaisnt average. MIAMI UNIVERSITY PHOTO

Top goalies to face off in NCAA opener

Like NFL quarterbacks starting for opposing teams, hockey goaltenders don’t actually face each other when they start between the pipes for their respective teams.Pitchers are rarely on the field at the same time. Goaltenders are at opposite ends of the ice. The competition in both cases is more figurative, with ...

Miami’s Blake Coleman takes a shot during a game earlier this season against Western Michigan. Coleman, tied for the team with 20 goals, will miss the RedHawks’ NCAA Tournament opener because of a one-game NCAA suspension. PHOTO COURTESY OF MIAMI UNIVERSITY

Mixed feelings for Miami’s Coleman

The joy derived by Blake Coleman from playing such a key role in Miami’s National Collegiate Hockey Conference championship was mixed with at least a touch of chagrin.The senior forward put the RedHawks in position to beat St. Cloud State in Saturday’s NCHC tournament final at Minneapolis’ Target Center by ...

Miami Redhawk’s Steven Spinell looks for an open man against Michigan State during the second period of their CCHA Quarterfinals game on Mar. 16, 2013, at Steve Cady Arena in Oxford. (FILE PHOTO)

RedHawks return to NCAA Tournament

After a one-year hiatus, the Miami University hockey team is back in the NCAA Tournament.The RedHawks cemented their place with a 3-2 win over St. Cloud State on Saturday in National Collegiate Hockey Conference championship game.On Sunday, Miami found out its tournament assignment. And the selection committee didn’t do the ...

Miami wins NCHC championship

The Miami RedHawks are National Collegiate Hockey Conference champs.The RedHawks edged St. Cloud State 3-2 in the NCHC championship game Saturday night at the Target Center in Minneapolis.Blake Coleman scored all three goals for the RedHawks, who earned an automatic bid for the NCAA Tournament.The 16-team field will be announced ...

RedHawks find the net at the right time

Miami’s hockey team has been shooting all season.Lately, the RedHawks also have been scoring.They’ve lit lamps at least four times in each of their last four games and a total of 20 times. They’ve scored at least five goals three times, a level they reached just four times in their ...

Martin expects smoother spring in Year Two

Last spring, Chuck Martin was spending as much time teaching his Miami football team how to practice as much as what to practice.This spring, the how-to is pretty much in place, allowing the second-year RedHawks coach and his staff to focus more on football.“Just from the day-to-day routine, everything will ...

Miami falls to top-ranked North Dakota

Miami University still has a chance to earn home ice for the National Collegiate Hockey Conference tournament quarterfinals next weekend, but North Dakota stripped its hopes of a share at the regular-season title.UND took a two-goal lead early in the second period, and No. 5 Miami’s rally effort fell short, ...

RedHawks set to host top-ranked North Dakota

Let’s see. No. 5 vs. No. 1 – in the country.The regular-season National Collegiate Hockey Conference championship and top seed in the postseason NCHC tournament on the line.Senior Night, sellout crowds – it would be easier to list what’s NOT going on at Miami’s Steve Cady Arena this weekend.Miami, ranked ...

RedHawks set to face Bobcats, honor Coles

Just when Miami seemed to be getting a handle on the basketball, the RedHawks started losing their grip.Miami logged a season-high 24 turnovers during an 83-69 Mid-American Conference loss Tuesday at Eastern Michigan.“We just had entirely too many turnovers,” third-year coach John Cooper said after the game. “We had 15 ...

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