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Marlins Park may dissuade local star from coming home as a free agent

Marlins Park may dissuade local star from coming home as a free agent

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There's no secret that the Miami Marlins need some more bats to truly become a competitive team and their home ballpark favors pitchers more than hitters with their long outfield dimensions. That might actually keep some free agents away from signing with the Marlins. One in particular is Davie native Nicholas Castellanos, who is currently ...
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Top 5 players to watch on defense during Dolphins training camp

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Now that the offense has been taken care of, it's time to take a close look at who should be watched very carefully on defense once training camp begins. The team's young talent is more centralized on this unit, and head coach Brian Flores has a defensive background. There's no shortage of players to watch ...
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Revisiting the Marlins 2018 deadline trades and what can be expected in 2019

Revisiting the Marlins 2018 deadline trades and what can be expected in 2019

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The Miami Marlins were entering the first year of a rebuild project (or what they simply refer to as a "build") in 2018 and had a few veteran players left to trade for prospects. They sent Cam Maybin to Seattle for infielder Bryson Brigman, Brad Zeigler to Arizona for pitcher Tommy Eveld and Justin Bour ...
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Top 5 players to watch on offense during Dolphins training camp

Top 5 players to watch on offense during Dolphins training camp

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Training camp is almost here, and the Dolphins have a lot of evaluating to do. Both offense and defense have several players who need to prove themselves to the new staff. Today, we'll break down the top five players on offense to watch in practice. Josh Rosen, QB This is the most obvious pick, but ...
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Entre quejas y robots en Grandes Ligas

Entre quejas y robots en Grandes Ligas

Los robots y la zona de strike son el tema de moda en el beisbol profesional. Marlins de Miami han sufrido con sentencias de bolas y strikes en sus últimas dos derrotas y eso ha intensificado el debate sobre el uso de los robots en el beisbol de Grandes Ligas. En la Atlantic League ya ...
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Snubbed! Howard, Tunsil Among Madden 20's Dolphins Oversights

Snubbed! Howard, Tunsil Among Madden 20’s Dolphins Oversights

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In eight days, the Miami Dolphins will begin training camp.  And while we anxiously wait for the beginning of football season to arrive, many are also counting down the days until the release of EA’s popular video game, Madden. But before the game is released to the eager public, EA must first reveal the ratings ...
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Barcelona y su empeño con Neymar

Barcelona y su empeño con Neymar

Neymar ha conseguido la manera de ser el protagonista de las novelas veraniegas en las últimas temporadas. Hace un par de años, fue él mismo quien tuvo que pagar su cláusula de recisión para salir del FC Barcelona, tras decidir que debía buscar nuevos aires para salir de la sombra de Messi y Suárez. En ...
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Manny Pacquiao vs. Keith Thurman: End of the road?

Manny Pacquiao vs. Keith Thurman: End of the road?

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Where to watch: Saturday, July 20th, 2019, MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, Available on FOX Sports PBC PPV. When I wrote a few weeks ago that Boxing was/is in a very good place, I had weekends like this one in mind. When Manny Pacquiao takes to the ring in Las Vegas versus ...
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Top 5 Dolphins training camp dark horses

Top 5 Dolphins training camp dark horses

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Each year when training camp rolls around, the challenge is not deciding who the starters at any one position will be - at least in most cases. Instead, it's about figuring out who's going to fill out the Dolphins roster and give teams the best depth possible. But sometimes that depth comes from the least ...
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Buckets to Biscayne: What Jimmy Butler Brings to Heat's Defense

Buckets to Biscayne: What Jimmy Butler Brings to Heat’s Defense

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It took a nerve-wrecking three-week rodeo with the Minnesota Timberwolves that eventually fell apart. A few months later, a three-team trade with the Philadelphia 76ers and Dallas Mavericks blew up over a bad game of Telephone. It took the Portland Trail Blazers, the Los Angeles Clippers, and Tress Way-level punting of sleep for the Miami Heat ...
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Better days ahead for the Miami teams?

Better days ahead for the Miami teams?

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While the sports world has been buzzing and all eyes on Los Angeles with the Clippers, Lakers, Rams, and Chargers all being relevant, maybe it's time to start looking at the other coast. The Miami Dolphins and the Miami Heat may  not too far behind, after offseasons that have them set up to compete for ...
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Buckets to Biscayne: What Jimmy Butler Brings to Heat's Offense

Buckets to Biscayne: What Jimmy Butler Brings to Heat’s Offense

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It took a nerve-wrecking three-week rodeo with the Minnesota Timberwolves that eventually fell apart. A few months later, a three-team trade with the Philadelphia 76ers and Dallas Mavericks blew up over a bad game of Telephone. It took the Portland Trail Blazers, the Los Angeles Clippers, and Tress Way-level punting of sleep for the Miami Heat ...
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Christen Press, love, loss and the beauty of sport

Christen Press, love, loss and the beauty of sport

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I think a lot of people who follow my work know me as a cryer. I am a sensitive guy and stories tend to move me in visceral ways. In really really profound ways. It’s why I am drawn to sports, it’s theatre of the highest and most authentic order. It’s a tapestry of humanity ...
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Ten Players Sub-26 Who Bring Hope for Dolphins' Future

Ten Players Sub-26 Who Bring Hope for Dolphins’ Future

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Miami isn’t expected to be very competitive in 2019, this we already know.  However,  what many fail to realize, is that despite the treasure chest of 2020 draft capital they possess.  They also project to have a hefty amount of cap space in the near future.  And over the last several years, the Dolphins have ...
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Two G.O.A.T.s at UFC 239

Two G.O.A.T.s at UFC 239

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Where to watch: Saturday, July 6th, 2019, T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada. Available on ESPN PPV. The G.O.A.T returns this Saturday. I know what you are thinking. Yeah, I’m not paying good money to see Jon Jones annihilate No. 3 contender Thiago Santos to retain his Light Heavyweight Title. Well, that’s the main event. The ...
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El premio a la rotación de los Marlins

El premio a la rotación de los Marlins

La rotación de los Marlins de Miami ha sido por lejos lo mas destacado de este equipo en los primeros tres meses de campaña. Tras la jornada del domingo, la rotación de los Marlins tiene la octava mejor efectividad de todas las Grandes Ligas, y la quinta mejor de la Liga Nacional. Caleb Smith fue ...
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