Four NFL hopefuls participate in MU Pro Day

Representatives from 10 NFL teams attended the Miami University football Pro Day on Thursday in the Dauch Indoor Sports Center. Four former Miami players participated in the drills: defensive lineman Bryson Albright, defensive back Brison Burris, kicker Kaleb Patterson and punter Christian Koch. The Arizona Cardinals, Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals, Indianapolis Colts, Jacksonville Jaguars, Kansas City Chiefs, New England Patriots, New York Giants, Pittsburgh Steelers and Tennessee Titans each sent scouts. The attendance at this year’s pro day was in sharp contrast to last year, when over half the NFL was represented. Players from nearby universities also attended last...

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Flashback with Kevyn Adams, Stanley Cup winner

Kevyn Adams, former NHL player and Miami University ’96 graduate, talks with sports editor Grace Remington about his favorite Uptown bar, the origin of the “Brotherhood” and his advice to the current hockey team. Adams had an 11-year playing career in the NHL, in which he played for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Columbus Blue Jackets, Florida Panthers, Carolina Hurricanes, Phoenix Coyotes and Chicago Blackhawks. Drafted 25th overall by the Boston Bruins in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft, Adams helped the Hurricanes to their first Stanley Cup in 2005-06. After his playing stint, Adams worked with the Buffalo Sabres as...

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MU’s McKay suspended for remainder of hockey career

By Grace Remington, Sports Editor Miami University hockey senior goaltender Ryan McKay was recently suspended for the remainder of the semester and, since this is his last season of eligibility, it means he’s suspended for the rest of his career and is no longer with the team. McKay had been a healthy scratch since Jan. 9, and though reasons included speculation of an internal confrontation, head coach Rico Blasi said there was none. “There was no altercation,” Blasi said. “It’s really just a team thing that happens from time to time … if he wasn’t a senior he’d be...

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Local fans on MU hockey: ‘Something we’ve fallen in love with’

A light-haired 12-year-old girl with freckles and glasses sat a few rows behind the glass at Steve “Coach” Cady arena, carefully examining the ice where the Miami University hockey team played against Colorado College. Erin Johnson, a local Miami hockey fan for almost 10 years, wore a hat resembling a Miami hockey helmet, red and white beads and a red and white zebra-patterned scarf. She’s been attending Miami hockey games with her father, Mike Johnson, since she was 4 years old. The family has held season tickets since 2006 — the first year Goggin Ice Center opened. On Feb....

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Fast friends: Pete Rose and Terence Moore

Moore, a Miami ‘78 alum and professor, explains how baseball icon Pete Rose jump-started his sports writing career Crisp white baseball jerseys gleamed in contrast to the lush red carpeting and red cubicles in the crowded lobby of the Cincinnati Reds clubhouse. Sports reporters stood in a group waiting for interviews, while public relations directors bustled through the room. A 19-year-old Terence Moore, a first-year student at Miami University, stood against the wall, terrified. It was 1975, five years into the dominance of the Big Red Machine. Moore had lived in Cincinnati since he was 12 years old and...

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