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Where should Miami look for its next coach?

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 the ...
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Five Takeaways from Heat's Loss to Wizards

Five Takeaways from Heat’s Loss to Wizards

The Miami Heat fell short in Washington on Saturday night, even alongside another big time Jimmy Butler night. The threes couldn’t fall once again, and it ultimately lost them a close one. So, here are five takeaways from this one, mostly highlighting some individual takeaways from Miami’s core… #1: Miami's first half sums up the ...
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Goldie's NFL Best Bets Week 11: Backing the 'Boys

Goldie’s NFL Best Bets Week 11: Backing the ‘Boys

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Goldie: All Time Record: 211-109-1           Vs. Spread: 152-165-1 21-22 Season:  85-54-1                Vs. Spread: 63-76-1 Week 10 Record : 6-6-1                  Vs. Spread: 4-9 Guarantee All Time: 13-11        21-22 Season: 4-6 Upset All Time: 12-11               21-22 Season: 3-7 Crazy Uncle Jeff  All Time: 29-8               21-22 Season: 13-7        Week 10: 0-1 Goldie’s Guarantee Green Bay Packers (8-2) ...
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The Miami Heat's Roster: Top Heavy Options Turning Into Depth

The Miami Heat’s Roster: Top Heavy Options Turning Into Depth

Film dives aside for a second, the Miami Heat are the number one seed in the East. Credit can fly in a ton of different directions. Jimmy Butler's MVP status, Bam Adebayo's two-way play, Tyler Herro's continued emergence, or Kyle Lowry's quarterback control. It just simply isn't one translating factor to a winning basketball team ...
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Five Takeaways from Heat's Win Over the Wizards

Five Takeaways from Heat’s Win Over the Wizards

The Miami Heat beat the Washington Wizards on Thursday night, and it was another big night for Jimmy Butler. Even with Tyler Herro out due to a wrist injury, others stepped up off the bench. So, here are five takeaways from another Heat win… #1: Jimmy Butler playing his own game, with a different speed ...
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Five Takeaways from Heat's Win Over Pelicans

Five Takeaways from Heat’s Win Over Pelicans

The Miami Heat were without Kyle Lowry, Bam Adebayo, and Markieff Morris on Wednesday night, but it didn’t matter. Even after falling behind early, Miami battled back to beat the Pelicans, which all begins with the returning Jimmy Butler. So, here are five takeaways from this one… #1: Pelicans come out hot. The Heat do ...
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How are Duncan Robinson’s Looks Shifting for the Better?

How are Duncan Robinson’s Looks Shifting for the Better?

Duncan Robinson has been a very hot topic surrounding the Miami Heat this season, and not in the way you'd probably expect. He's struggled for most of the season until the final two games of the West Coast trip, and there's no doubt Miami would probably have a positive road trip record if he played ...
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Five Takeaways from Heat’s Win Over OKC

Five Takeaways from Heat’s Win Over OKC

The Miami Heat finished off the road trip in Oklahoma City without Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo, and still pulled away with the win. An ugly start, continued defensive steadiness, and Tyler Herro tough shot making was the outlining description of this game. So, here are five takeaways from this one… #1: Well, ugly basketball ...
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Goldie's Week 10 Best Bets: Steelers, Bucs Roll

Goldie’s Week 10 Best Bets: Steelers, Bucs Roll

Goldie: All Time Record: 205-103           Vs. Spread: 148-156-1 21-22 Season:  79-48                Vs. Spread: 59-67-1 Week 9 Record : 7-6                  Vs. Spread: 4-9 Guarantee All Time: 13-10        21-22 Season: 4-5 Upset All Time: 12-10               21-22 Season: 3-6 Crazy Uncle Jeff  All Time: 29-7               21-22 Season: 13-6        Week 9: 0-2 Goldie’s Guarantee Los Angeles Rams (7-2) ...
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Five Takeaways from Heat's Win Over Jazz

Five Takeaways from Heat’s Win Over Jazz

The Miami Heat had a very rough start to the road trip, but they got it back on track in probably the most unexpected matchup. They beat the Utah Jazz on Saturday night, and it wasn’t just one guy. And well, to win without Jimmy Butler, you must have full contribution from the squad, which ...
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The Importance of the Miami Heat's Mismatch Hunting

The Importance of the Miami Heat’s Mismatch Hunting

When you're without Jimmy Butler, you're best players have to do Jimmy Butler things. Not just by picking up his usual points per game or defensive role, but sustaining the things that allow the offense to work on a nightly basis. One of those things is applying rim pressure, since although guys like Kyle Lowry ...
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Five Takeaways from Heat’s Loss to Clippers

Five Takeaways from Heat’s Loss to Clippers

This was a pretty up and down game for the Miami Heat. Hot first quarter generated from Bam Adebayo to a poor second quarter to a worse third quarter to a Kyle Lowry fourth quarter explosion. Through that roller coaster of a game, Miami fell just short at the end in a game that they ...
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Losing Jimmy Butler Meant Losing the Fall-Back Plan

Losing Jimmy Butler Meant Losing the Fall-Back Plan

Coach Erik Spoelstra looks down the line to make his usual Jimmy Butler substitution in the second quarter, but there was one issue. Butler was back in the locker room with a sprained ankle, ruling him out for the rest of the game. We've seen this Heat team without Kyle Lowry in Indiana. We've seen ...
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Five Takeaways from Heat's Late Loss to Lakers

Five Takeaways from Heat’s Late Loss to Lakers

The Miami Heat faced the Los Angeles Lakers in a late-night showdown and it was a wild one. The Heat ended up losing in OT, but there was an overarching theme in this game: chances. So, here are five takeaways from this game… #1: Who's going to step up for Miami in an early drought? ...
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What Went Wrong for the Miami Heat in Denver?

What Went Wrong for the Miami Heat in Denver?

Aside from cheap-shots, Jokic brothers, Morris brothers, and poor Twitter takes, the Miami Heat had a pretty uneventful night in Denver in terms of on-court production. Some may look at the odd officiating at times or offensive droughts, but the place to start is with your best players. And their best *player* showed up big ...
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