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The receivers: Miami still looking for another influx from speed for its team

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It didn’t take Miami coach Mark Richt very long to find one of his team’s shortcomings. Where, for goodness sake, did all of the speed go? Time was, the Hurricanes had an assembly line ready for the NFL. Michael Irvin. Andre Johnson. Reggie Wayne. Devin Hester. Others. Hurricane receivers, they said, left skid marks. You could find them in the end zone, celebrating. Now, Richt says he needs that explosion to return. Soon would be good. Here they are, then,…

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Under Al Golden, Miami still trying to recapture its glory years

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The memories are still vivid at the University of Miami. Excellence does not seem that long ago, championships and Heismans, swagger and smack. It seems like a blink of an eye since Jerome Brown and Warren Sapp, Michael Irvin and Bennie Blades, Vinny Testaverde and Ray Lewis. In truth, it has been an eternity. It is not correct to say that Miami is chasing who it used to be. Rather, it is that the Hurricanes are still chasing who they…

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