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Pablo Lopez Returns to Marlins

Pablo Lopez Returns to Marlins

Prior to tonight's game, the Marlins activated RHP Pablo Lopez from the 10-Day IL and optioned LHP Jose Quijada to Triple-A New Orleans. Lopez has been on the injured list since June 19th with a right shoulder strain. Tonight, he finally makes his return after more than two months out of Major League action. Nothing ...
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Starlin Castro comes through for Marlins

Starlin Castro comes through for Marlins

Starlin Castro came through in the clutch with a two-run double off Aaron Nola in the bottom of the sixth to give the Miami Marlins a 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday. Castro was set up by shortstop Jon Berti, who got the Marlins on the board with a base hit, driving in ...
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Jarren Williams Miami Hurricanes

Miami Hurricanes: The Good, Bad, and Ugly vs Gators

An early chance to prove they are "back" escapes the Hurricanes. The Miami Hurricanes kicked off the 2019 season like their nickname implies, with ferocity and chaos. With an in-state game against the hated Gators, an animal that lurks in the swamp beneath the surface. Two teams engaged in high drama without aesthetic pleasantry or ...
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Logan Morrison returned to Miami as a rival

Logan Morrison returned to Miami as a rival

Former Miami Marlin Logan Morrison returned to his old stomping grounds to find the place completely redone. He returned as a member of the rival Philadelphia Phillies during a Players' Weekend series. “It looks great,” Morrison said of the new-look Marlins Park, “more uniform, classy. I like it.” Morrison was the Austin Dean of a ...
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The Dolphins’ best blocker on the block?

We know the Dolphins are rebuilding. They've loaded up on draft picks and salary cap money for next offseason, and they're still contemplating starting Ryan Fitzpatrick over Josh Rosen, apparently, as clear a sign of tanking as any we've seen. So naturally, they would be looking to offload some veterans for additional draft capital. Kiko ...
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Three Matchups the Hurricanes can Exploit vs Gators

Three Matchups the Hurricanes can Exploit vs Gators

Week Zero is fast approaching as the Miami Hurricanes prepare to face the Florida Gators Saturday in Orlando. The oddsmakers don't love the Hurricanes in a neutral setting, but we all know how in-state rivalry games go. Hurricanes - Gators: Game of the week 🔥College Football Game of the Week🏈 University of Florida | -7.5 ...
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It’s Jarren Williams’ Hurricanes now

It’s Jarren Williams’ Hurricanes now

Jarren Williams is the chosen one. For now... For the past couple weeks, Miami Hurricanes head coach Manny Diaz made it seem like picking his first starting quarterback was like picking his first Pokemon. He’s got three: Tate Martell (Charmander), N’Kosi Perry (Bulbasaur) and Jarren Williams (Squirtle). Each of them have different talents yet each ...
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Navaughn Donaldson’s advice to Zion Nelson vs. Florida: “You’re not going to be as tired.”

Navaughn Donaldson’s advice to Zion Nelson vs. Florida: “You’re not going to be as tired.”

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Freshman offensive lineman Zion Nelson will be making his first career start at tackle when the Miami Hurricanes take on the No. 8 Florida Gators on Saturday in Orlando. Nelson was rated by ESPN as a three-star prospect at the time he was recruited out of South Carolina. He was the No. 39th ranked player ...
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Hurricanes' Scott Patchan embodies father with jersey number

Hurricanes’ Scott Patchan embodies father with jersey number

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Miami defensive end Scott Patchan is entering his redshirt season looking to build on a junior year that saw him on the field for 12 of the team’s 13 games. In honor of his Hurricane legacy, Patchan changed his jersey number from 19 to 71, which was worn by his father, Matt Patchan, who won ...
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Hurricanes’ Clay James strives towards perfection

Hurricanes’ Clay James strives towards perfection

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After redshirting his freshman year, Clay James enters the 2019 season as the starting long snapper. That might not seem like a big deal, but long snapping is a position that demands perfection. James, who was the primary long snapper throughout his high school career in Cocoa, Fla., said that it takes long hours to ...
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Hurricanes' Bubba Baxa back for more

Hurricanes’ Bubba Baxa back for more

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Bubba Baxa said the opportunity to play for a great program and win a championship was why he came to Miami. Entering his sophomore season as the Hurricanes starting kicker, that opportunity has been realized. "It was very helpful playing my first year," Baxa said. "I have so much more confidence than I did last ...
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Hurricanes’ Jimmy Murphy kicks off senior season at his favorite position, kickoff

Hurricanes’ Jimmy Murphy kicks off senior season at his favorite position, kickoff

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Going into his redshirt senior season, Jimmy Murphy is one of the few players on the Miami Hurricanes that has made special teams his position. “My favorite is kickoff,” said Murphy said. “Just go down there and do your assignment correct and make the tackle.” A walk-on at the University of Miami after transferring from ...
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Ryan Fitzpatrick, left, and Josh Rosen are still vying for the starting QB job with the Dolphins. (Photo/Tony Capobianco)

Flores: Dolphins QB may or may not be determined this week

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DAVIE – The race to selecting the Dolphins’ starting quarterback is essentially a slog through the swamp. That is the impression coach Brian Flores gave Monday as he reflected on the performances of Ryan Fitzpatrick and Josh Rosen in the second exhibition and looked ahead to Thursday’s next test. Flores previously indicated Fitzpatrick will likely ...
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Transfer Portal Shuffles Hurricanes Secondary

Transfer Portal Shuffles Hurricanes Secondary

The Miami Hurricanes secondary approaches their season opener against Florida with some dissent within their ranks. Miami lost not one but two members of that group in the past week. Transfer portal giveth, transfer portal taketh away. Derrick Smith enters NCAA transfer portalhttps://t.co/Ta0OB4xHuG Grab em ⁦@norhwestern⁩ — Frankie5angels (@Frankie5angels2) August 14, 2019 The departure of ...
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Tate Martell working at wide receiver

Tate Martell working at wide receiver

First, we find out who was named the starting quarterback, then two players who would have seen significant playing time (CB Nigel Bethel, Jr. is the latest) decide to enter the transfer portal. What’s next, Tate Martell moving to wide receiver?  Well, yes. When the Canes’ announced Jarren Williams as the starting quarterback on Monday, ...
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