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Marlins Roster Updates Amid COVID Outbreak

The Miami Marlins haven’t played since last Sunday. The game, which has become the source of national consternation, went on despite the beginnings of the COVID outbreak and ended with an 11-6 Marlins win. According to reports, both MLB and the Phillies were aware of the positive tests and still elected to play the game ...
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5 Key Moments from Media Availability with Spoelstra, Dragic, DJJ

5 Key Moments from Media Availability with Spoelstra, Dragic, DJJ

The Miami Heat had an earlier practice than usual on Thursday, while other teams are preparing for the first regular season game of the restart tonight. This was the first official practice for the Heat that will prepare them for these types of regular season games. Well, here's what they had to say about their ...
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ACC announces revised schedule model; season start date pushed to 9/7

ACC announces revised schedule model; season start date pushed to 9/7

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Amidst all of the uncertainty in college football having a 2020 season, the ACC announced a revised plan that will have each team playing 10 games in-conference as well as one with an out-of-conference opponent. The OOC opponent is to the ACC team’s choosing and each team’s OOC matchup will take place in the home ...
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Five Takeaways from Brian Flores (Including Tua Cleared)

Five Takeaways from Brian Flores (Including Tua Cleared)

Earlier today, Brian Flores spoke with the media about QB Tua Tagovailoa, Covid-19, and the 2020 NFL season. As players and coaches return to team facilities, one thing is clear. The beginning of the 2020 NFL season is officially upon us. That's right, folks. Football is back. And in an offseason without preseason, open practices, ...
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Marlins outbreak

Updates on Marlins COVID Outbreak

The Miami Marlins are in uncharted territory. The team landed in Philadelphia last Thursday and haven’t left since. They could be there through Sunday considering MLB has paused Miami’s season as the Marlins deal with this COVID outbreak. The details of this story continue to change, but here’s what we know so far. 15 of ...
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5 Takeaways from Heat's Loss in Final Scrimmage Game

5 Takeaways from Heat’s Loss in Final Scrimmage Game

The Miami Heat had quite a rough showing in their final scrimmage game against the Memphis Grizzlies. Miami lost 128-110, which left the team with a negative note heading into the regular season games. Here are my five takeaways from this game... #1: Defense continues to look problematic. Miami's defense has been one of the ...
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5 Main Comments from Media Scrum with Spoelstra, Adebayo, Crowder

5 Main Comments from Media Scrum with Spoelstra, Adebayo, Crowder

The Heat had another late practice Monday night, in preparation for the Heat's third and final scrimmage game. Coach Erik Spoelstra gave a clearer outlook on the Heat's lineup for the scrimmage game, while Bam Adebayo touched on a much more important topic. Here's what they had to say... Comment #1: Spoelstra asked about Bam:"Yeah, ...
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Miami Hurricanes: D'Eriq King named starting quarterback

Miami Hurricanes: D’Eriq King named starting quarterback

The Miami Hurricanes have named their starting quarterback. To perhaps nobody’s surprise, D’Eriq King has been made the starter for the upcoming season. King came to the Miami hurricanes in January, after four successful seasons at Houston. While in the Lone Star State, he was sensational. His best season came in 2018. That year, he ...
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And it won't stop: DE Davis becomes commit #21 for Canes

And it won’t stop: DE Davis becomes commit #21 for Canes

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Miami has had a surplus of South Florida commitments lately so they finally decided to get one from a lot farther. Okay maybe not that much farther.  3-star defensive end Thomas Davis, out of Lowndes High in Valdosta, GA, committed to the Canes over South Carolina and Indiana on Monday.  229 to the 305!!🧡💚@Coach_MannyDiaz @coachstroud ...
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Marlins 2020 Schedule

Miami Marlins Covid-19 Outbreak Rocks Baseball

With major league sports starting up again, Major League Baseball is at the forefront, but it re-started prior to the re-openings of the NBA, NHL or NFL seasons. Unfortunately, the Miami Marlins are at the forefront as well, the site of the sport's first Coronavirus cluster. The Marlins' home opener against the Baltimore Orioles has ...
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WR Smith becomes second Miami commit from Palmetto

WR Smith becomes second Miami commit from Palmetto

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The wave continues. Miami is one step closer to the pipe dream of landing the “Palmetto 5” as two of those five are now committed to the Canes. Recruitment ShutDown‼️#Gwslilbro❤️ pic.twitter.com/jCmxOpbEdA— ¹ ᵒᶠ ¹ (@BrashardS) July 26, 2020 On Sunday afternoon, three-star WR Brashard Smith went public with his commitment to Manny Diaz and the ...
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Marlins beat Phillies

Marlins Beat Phillies 11-6, Take Opening Series

About 90 minutes before game time, a seismic rumble rolled through the Marlins clubhouse. Don Mattingly scratched Jose Urena from his scheduled start, and regular starters Harold Ramirez and Garrett Cooper were pulled as well. However, despite the uncertainty surrounding the club, the Marlins rallied to beat the Phillies, 11-6. Miguel Rojas spurred the comeback, ...
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Miami Dolphins: Adam Shaheen arrival creates battle for second TE spot

Miami Dolphins: Adam Shaheen arrival creates battle for second TE spot

The Miami Dolphins  picked up a new tight end on Saturday night. The Chicago Bears traded Adam Shaheen to the Dolphins for a conditional 2021 six-round draft pick. Shaheen was a second-round pick for Chicago in the 2017 NFL draft. In his Chicago Bears career, Shaheen played in 27 games, and recorded 249 yards and ...
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Marlins loss

Marlins Suffer Frustrating Loss to Phillies, 7-1

The Miami Marlins came crashing down to earth after the high of Opening Day. Less than 24 hours after posting five runs on nine hits, including a homer and two doubles, Miami’s bats quieted against Zack Wheeler. The Marlins loss dropped them to 1-1 on the season. Caleb Smith made his season debut but struggled ...
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5 Key Moments from Post-Game Media Call with Spoelstra, Herro, Nunn

5 Key Moments from Post-Game Media Call with Spoelstra, Herro, Nunn

After the Heat's loss in Saturday's scrimmage game, Tyler Herro and Kendrick Nunn spoke about different improvements they can make and their current health standpoint. Coach Erik Spoelstra also shared his opinion on this. Here's what they had to say... Post-Game Comment #1: Spoelstra on Herro: "He's fearless. But you can see how he's continuing ...
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