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Former Dolphins LB Zach Thomas gets ringing Hall of Fame endorsement

Almost anyone who watches the Miami Dolphins knows how good linebacker Zach Thomas was in his prime. Labeled as an undersized player throughout his whole career, he put hits on offensive players akin to someone twice his size. His career stats are also wow worthy, comparable and even surpassing the likes of Hall of Fame ...
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Dolphins wide receiver Preston Williams drawing high praise

It's been a long road for Dolphins wide receiver Preston Williams. He's made mistakes off the field that he's trying to get past, and he's trying to make up for those mistakes by pushing himself as an undrafted free agent. Now, as Miami's first preseason game draws ever closer, Williams is starting to impress the ...
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A fan's view of Canes Fest

A fan’s view of Canes Fest

Highlights and photos from today’s annual CanesFest held right on the campus of the University of Miami: Fans starting rolling in at around 11:30 am to catch a glimpse of ‘The New Miami’. While most of the festival activities were outside in the parking lot right behind the Carol Soffer Indoor Practice Facility, it was ...
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Miami Dolphins coaches using versatility to define defense

Consider the New England Patriots. One of the things that makes their defense so formidable is that opposing teams can never be sure what they're facing. Is there a blitz? Why are there are so many defensive backs? Are the linebackers blitzing or in coverage? It's through reputation alone that they're considered good, even when ...
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Miami Dolphins camp Quickie Notes: Day 9

Miami Dolphins camp Quickie Notes: Day 9

Day 9- NO Scrimmage. Regular Practice scheduled. Oh Well.- Coach Flores arrives 5 minutes early.- I know I said Ryan Fitzpatrick was leading the competition, but there is still plenty of competition left - Coach Flores- The Practice schedule for today is unclear. When asked when the "Live" periods of practice will occur, coach Flores ...
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Miami Hurricanes: Thomas, Osborn Lead Dynamic WRs

Miami Hurricanes: Thomas, Osborn Lead Dynamic WRs

The Miami Hurricanes continue their first full week of Fall camp and competition across the roster is heating up. That competition is exactly what Manny Diaz is looking for if pictures tell a thousand words. 𝘦𝘯𝘩𝘢𝘯𝘤𝘦 ᴇɴʜᴀɴᴄᴇ E̳N̳H̳A̳N̳C̳E̳ Yeah, the head man loves competition on Greentree. pic.twitter.com/XJHW0FQZY6 — Canes Football (@CanesFootball) July 29, 2019 In ...
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Quickie Miami Dolphins training camp notes -- Day 8

Quickie Miami Dolphins training camp notes — Day 8

Day 8 - "My High School coach is here."- Coach Flores - Tomorrow's Scrimmage will have a game day simulation "feel"- Coach Flores - We are all in this thing together (on coaches running to T.N.T Wall)- Coach Flores - "Defensive issue" yesterday cause Coach Flores to run to wall. - Some praise for the ...
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Harold Ramirez hits walk-off home run against Twins

Harold Ramirez hits walk-off home run against Twins

The Miami Marlins found themselves in the same position as they were in the previous game, down multiple runs in the bottom of the ninth facing a Minnesota Twins reliever that's not the closer. Unlike on Wednesday, the Marlins emerged on top with a 5-4 walk-off win in 12 innings on Thursday to avoid the ...
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Who should take Zac Gallen’s rotation spot on Monday?

Who should take Zac Gallen’s rotation spot on Monday?

After the whirlwind that was the trade deadline on Wednesday, the Miami Marlins will have the rare off day on Friday to recalibrate before the weekend series on the road against the Tampa Bay Rays. Zac Gallen was traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks for their top ranked prospect, shortstop Jazz Chisholm. His next start was ...
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Quickie Camp Notes, Day 7

Quickie Camp Notes, Day 7

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DAY 7 - No Coach Flores availability today. - Dreary, cloudy. Menace of rain. - Practicing outside. No bubble time. - Loose warmup going on...might miss 9:40 prompt practice start for first time? - RAIN! - Practice starts with Special Teams. We also have a crew of Officials. - Near Field work today. - Michael ...
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Brian Anderson hit grand slam in loss to Minnesota

Brian Anderson hit grand slam in loss to Minnesota

Going in the bottom of the ninth inning looking helpless against the Minnesota Twins, the Miami Marlins showed life late by loading the bases on three straight singles and all scored on a grand slam by Brian Anderson. Three straight strikeouts ended the rally and the Twins secured a 7-4 win on Wednesday. The loss ...
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Dolphins Hall of Fame LB Nick Buoniconti dies at 78

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Former Miami Dolphins legend and Hall of Fame linebacker Nick Buoniconti, who was the leader of the "No-Name Defense" of Miami's 1970s Super Bowl teams and co-founded The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis, has tragically passed away at age 78. The announcement came from his family, with his son giving a statement shortly after it ...
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Zac Gallen fue cambiado por prospecto top de Arizona

Zac Gallen fue cambiado por prospecto top de Arizona

Zac Gallen debutó este año por los Marlins y ya fue cambiado de organización, luego de enfrascarse en un apasionante duelo de pitcheo la noche del martes ante Jake Odorizzi y los poderosos bates de los Mellizos de Minnesota. Sergio Romo fue el primero de los Marlins en ser cambiado, y se esperaba que algunos ...
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Quickie Camp Notes, Day 6

Quickie Camp Notes, Day 6

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DAY 6 - Rainy, miserably morning. Could we have our first indoor practice of the new regime? - We will be outside today. No bubble time today. - Run of the mill stuff from Coach Flores today. - Want to impress me? Do it in the kicking game.- Coach Flores - Coach Flores confirms he ...
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Why are 76ers fans acting so stupid?

There's a reason for the Miami Heat to have a rivalry with many of the teams in the NBA's Eastern Conference. The Knicks.... naturally, though that's now going back more than two decades to any real relevancy. The Pacers, because of all those times Paul George fell short in South Florida, after his stops at ...
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