Entries by Mitch Lovell

Can the Dolphins Make the Playoffs?

The Dolphins were 1-7 going into week 9 and many fans were wondering if it was time for another complete rebuild. There was talk of trading Xavien Howard at the trade deadline and selling off pieces like DeVante Parker as well. That tune has completely changed as the Dolphins have reeled off 4 straight wins […]

Where should Miami look for its next coach?

This week the University of Miami’s athletic director, Blake James was dismissed, which means Manny Diaz is likely not far from being dismissed himself, even after beating Virginia Tech, 36-28, on Saturday.   Typically an AD coming in likes to be able to pick his own guy to lead the football program. That is especially […]

How the Top of the NBA Draft May Play Out

After the Milwaukee Bucks won the NBA championship, that doesn’t mean the NBA calendar stops. The calendar goes on with free agency starting August 2nd but first the NBA draft happens July 29th. The draft is typically where teams are built that is especially the case with small market teams. In this draft there is […]

The Keys to the Rest of the NBA Finals

The Phoenix Suns are up 1-0 in the NBA Finals. What determines the rest of the series?   1.Bucks figuring out the size issue vs Phoenix. In Game one Suns center Deandre Ayton had 22 points and 19 rebounds, if that happens every game it will be a short series for Milwaukee. Brook Lopez played […]

Five Keys to the Eastern Conference Finals

What will decide the NBA’s Eastern Conference Finals? Here are five factors.    *****   Khris Middleton playing like a star similar to how he played vs Miami and Brooklyn. The first round series vs Miami wasn’t competitive (sorry Heat fans). The second round series vs the Nets showed much more the X -Factor Middleton […]

How the Heat Get Past Giannis and Crew Again  

Some keys for the first round series…   Duncan Robinson Staying Out of Foul Trouble. This series is massive for Duncan Robinson and him showing to the Heat he can stay on the floor in the playoffs defensively. Duncan is a restricted free agent this summer and will be seeking 17-20 million per season. Offensively […]

Five Options for the Miami Dolphins at #6

Take Florida TE Kyle Pitts. The number one mission in this draft needs to be to surround Tua with help. This does just that, Pitts may be the best TE prospect since Vernon Davis in 2006. In eight games Pitts had 43 catches, 770 yards and 12 TD’s. This includes 7 catches for 129 yards […]