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Some NBA Players Proving to be Bad Teammates

Some NBA Players Proving to be Bad Teammates

/ / Basketball, South Florida
The narcissists who make up the 15% of unvaccinated NBA players are fools. Astonishingly, grown men with straight faces argued in defiance of evidence and reason to their peers and league officials that a vaccine mandate in place to protect them is a “nonstarter,” as ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported. Whatever pseudoscience and rubbish about civil ...
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Kyle Lowry is Ready for the Final Phase of His Career

Kyle Lowry is Ready for the Final Phase of His Career

/ / Basketball, South Florida
The longtime Raptor is ready to close out a fantastic career playing a role he's no stranger to. It was no surprise that Kyle Lowry’s final big contract came courtesy of the Miami Heat. The rumors had swirled since the trade deadline the season prior. It felt almost like a formality that the two would ...
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Road to the Orange Bowl: Two SEC teams in the playoffs, again?

Road to the Orange Bowl: Two SEC teams in the playoffs, again?

/ / Football, South Florida
Given the Week 4 rankings it’s going to be awfully difficult for the College Football Playoff committee to resist the urge to place two SEC teams in the final four.  Once again, No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Georgia sit at the top of the rankings, along side with five other SEC members. The Crimson ...
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Tua Tagovailoa left on a cart with bruised ribs in the first quarter of the Dolphins' 35-0 loss to the Bills.

Pressure Point: Progress of Miami Dolphins’ rebuild suspect after demoralizing defeat

/ / Football, South Florida
This was always the biggest concern with this Miami Dolphins rebuilding project. That Tua Tagovailoa would get hurt? That’s always a possibility with any NFL quarterback — though it was a valid question with Tua when they drafted him given his injury history in college. But the demoralizing aspect of the Dolphins’ 35-0 whipping in ...
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Goldie's Picks: Play the Chargers, Bills, Bengals, more

Goldie’s Picks: Play the Chargers, Bills, Bengals, more

/ / Football, South Florida
Goldie’s All Time Record: 135-61          Vs. Spread: 98-95 Goldie’s Week 1 Record : 9-6                 Vs. Spread: 9-6 Goldie’s Guarantee All Time: 10-5         21-22 Season: 1-0 Goldie’s Upset All Time: 10-4                 21-22 ...
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3 Bold Predictions for the Dolphins against the Bills

/ / Football, South Florida
The Miami Dolphins won in a nail biter against the New England Patriots in Week 1. Here are three bold predictions as the Dolphins face off against the Bills this Sunday. Tua Tagovailoa balls out Call me crazy, but I think Tua Tagovailoa will have flashes of brilliance against a talented Bills defense. Last week ...
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Wherever he goes next, Goran Dragic should eventually reside in rafters

Wherever he goes next, Goran Dragic should eventually reside in rafters

/ / Basketball
Pat Riley has a habit of honoring the difference makers.  So much that he even graced Michael Jordan by retiring #23.  A player who -- wore a different set of black, red and white while crushing the Heat on more than one occasion. There was also the time the Heat hung Dan Marino’s #13 up ...
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Tua Tagovailoa greets Kyle Van Noy after the Dolphins' win at New England.

Pressure Point: Xavien Howard saves Miami Dolphins from gut-wrenching defeat

/ / Football, South Florida
This is why the Miami Dolphins had to pay Xavien Howard and make their star cornerback happy. Their best player saved them from a gut-wrenching loss Sunday at New England. The Patriots avoided throwing in his direction all day. Then, with a one-point lead slipping away, Howard dislodged the ball from Damien Harris and dug ...
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Road to the Orange Bowl: Oregon upset paves playoff path for Pac-12

Road to the Orange Bowl: Oregon upset paves playoff path for Pac-12

/ / Football
The Pac-12 has been left out of the college football playoff picture for many years. The only two teams from the conference to reach the playoff have been Oregon in the first edition and Washington in 2016.  Yet after five years on the outside looking in, there may finally be hope for the Pac-12 in ...
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Dolphins 3 keys to the Season: Defense

/ / Football, South Florida
As the Miami Dolphins prepare to begin the regular season, hopes are undeniably high among the fan base. So with this in mind, here are the three keys to defensive success this season. Scoring Defense The Dolphins were ranked the majority of the 2020 season ranked near the top of several key defensive categories. The ...
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Chris Bosh: The Struggle and Power of Closing a Chapter

Chris Bosh: The Struggle and Power of Closing a Chapter

/ / Basketball, South Florida
With the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony this Saturday, Chris Bosh will finally be closing a chapter of his basketball career he wasn't expecting to write this early. Letting go of a part of your life and walking towards the unknown of whatever is next can be terrifying. Whatever is next can be both exciting ...
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Tua Tagovailoa is on the spot to show he can lead the Miami Dolphins to the playoffs.

Pressure Point: Opening at New England perfect gauge for Miami Dolphins

/ / Football, South Florida
No NFL team relishes making a road trip to New England — certainly not for the past couple decades. For the Miami Dolphins, facing the Patriots at Foxborough in Sunday’s opener is the perfect challenge to begin one of the most important seasons in franchise history. The Buffalo Bills are the team to beat in ...
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It's Bam Adebayo's Time to Be the Face of the Franchise

It’s Bam Adebayo’s Time to Be the Face of the Franchise

/ / Basketball, South Florida
For the 2021-22 season, Miami should focus their attention on passing the torch to the face of the franchise. We often find ourselves looking around for something that was in front of us the whole time. Sometimes it’s finding the special someone you had only seen as just a friend. That sudden realization can act ...
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Led by Boca native Michael Pratt, nomadic Tulane a potential AAC contender

Led by Boca native Michael Pratt, nomadic Tulane a potential AAC contender

/ / Football, South Florida
As a Group of 5 program with minimal success in the face of the No. 2 team in the nation, if victory is unattainable, the next best thing is to win respect.  Tulane fell to No. 2 Oklahoma 40-35 but has come away as a team worth respecting this season. The Green Wave entered the ...
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David Griffin's Seat is Melting in New Orleans

David Griffin’s Seat is Melting in New Orleans

/ / South Florida
The western conference is open for the contenders, mid-level teams and those who narrowly missed the Playoffs in 2021. This comes amid uncertainty facing the Los Angeles Clippers and the Golden State Warriors heading into next season.  Kawhi Leonard of the Clippers is out for the foreseeable future, recovering from an ACL tear, and Klay ...
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Hurricanes Flub Their Lines in Opener

Hurricanes Flub Their Lines in Opener

/ / Football, South Florida
The stage was set. The once proud Miami Hurricanes were going to take on Goliath, a college football dynasty, at its peak. We were under no illusion of victory. That was a bridge too far. But we certainly were reasonable in assuming Miami would try and get some punches in. When I go to a Fast ...
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