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Citing Scandal, UM Says No Bowl Game For ‘Canes

Saturday’s win against South Florida made the Miami Hurricanes eligible for a post-season bowl, but those brief hopes were dashed Sunday afternoon when the University said it would not let the team be considered for a bowl game, a response to the ongoing NCAA probe of the football program.

CBS4–11/20/2011

Manuel Valle

Dead Man Talking: The Last Words of Manuel Valle

Manuel Valle was executed this month, 33 years after the murder of Coral Gables police officer Luis Pena. He said little in life, but now, is speaking from beyond the grave, in a letter to Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski.

CBS4–10/20/2011

Manuel Valle

Gables Cop Killer Executed

Manuel Valle, the man convicted of the 1978 shooting death of a Coral Gables Police officer has been executed by the State of Florida.

CBS4–09/28/2011

Manuel Valle

Gables Cop Killer To Be Put To Death Wednesday

A man convicted of killing a Coral Cables police officer more than three decades ago is scheduled to be put to death Wednesday afternoon.

CBS4–09/27/2011

Execution gurney in Starke, Fla.

British Doc Files Petition To Stop Valle Execution

A neurologist from England has filed an emergency petition with the Florida Supreme Court to stop the scheduled execution Wednesday of Manuel Valle.

CBS4–09/27/2011

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Pair Of Dade’s Top Death Penalty Lawyers Fired Before Trial

The lead defense attorney for Carmen Barahona, who is accused in the murder of her adopted daughter, and another top death penalty lawyer for Miami-Dade County, was fired just before they were supposed to begin a high-profile murder trial.

CBS4–09/07/2011

Manuel Valle

State Sets Execution Date For Gables Cop Killer

Sixty-one-year-old Manuel Valle is headed for a state execution chamber next month after the Florida Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the state’s new drug used in lethal injections is constitutional.

CBS4–08/24/2011

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Reggie Bush, Cam Newton Weigh In On UM Scandal

Cam Newton and Reggie Bush have plenty of parallels. Both have held the Heisman Trophy. Both have endured scrutiny, scandal and NCAA investigations. And now both are wishing the Miami Hurricanes well as they face a mess that could tear the program down.

CBS4–08/20/2011

UM coach Al Golden. (Source: CBS4)

Golden: Critical Time for ‘Canes, Moving Forward

For Miami coach Al Golden, the waiting game continues. But Golden is speaking about the latest investigation tied to Nevin Shapiro and the Miami Hurricanes and what he’s doing to keep players focus.

CBS4–08/20/2011

Nevin Shapiro

Shapiro Estimates He Spent $2 Million On UM Players

Two members of the Miami Hurricanes said Friday that despite the scandal enveloping the UM program; they are trying to keep their attention on the first game of the season.

CBS4–08/19/2011

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