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Daily Archives : December 13, 2018

Sudden improvement by this Dolphins defender could pay dividends in 2018 and beyond

Very quietly, the Dolphins’ run defense has begun to figure things out. The stats might not reflect that, since Bills quarterback Josh Allen went for 135 yards two weeks ago. But that’s an anomaly. There are only so many players…

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The Miami Dolphins face a tough road at the Minnesota Vikings. And this is why

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Here’s how Dolphins cornerbacks graded out without Howard, and the problem looming Sunday

The first chapter of life after Xavien Howard didn’t go particularly well for the Dolphins’ secondary last Sunday. And with Howard — whose seven interceptions are tied for the league lead — unlikely to play Sunday, Act 2 appears pretty…

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Florida Cops Win Right to Use “Stand Your Ground’ Defense in On-Duty Shootings

In 2013, Jermaine McBean, a 33-year-old information technology worker, was walking home while wearing earbuds and carrying an unloaded air rifle. Someone thought the gun was real and called the cops. Broward Sheriff’s Dep. Peter Peraza then killed McBean. In layman’s…

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The Marlins leave Vegas with top trading chip still with Miami. Here are the suitors left

Michael Hill needed no Thursday morning wake-up call from the hotel front desk Thursday. After going to bed at 2:45 a.m., Hill’s phone rang at 4:15 a.m. Without saying so directly, Hill — the Miami Marlins’ president of baseball operations…

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The ‘Good News for Adam Thielen’ edition of the Dolphins practice report

Will Xavien Howard play Sunday? The signs are not encouraging. Howard missed his fifth consecutive practice (and second this week) with a knee injury, very much putting in doubt his availability for Sunday. In other words: Advantage Vikings receiver Adam…

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Forget the Umbrellas: Sunlit Sky Is Coral Gables’ New Selfie Trap

Remember Umbrella Sky, the colorful installation of dozens of umbrellas that took over every Instagram feed in South Florida earlier this year? It’s back. And this time, it’s sparkly. Meet Sunlit Sky, Portugal-based creative group Sextafeira’s followup to its summertime…

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Where to Get Coquito in Miami

Christmas is around the corner, and with it comes coquito. Sometimes called Puerto Rican eggnog, the recipe varies by household, but traditionally, it’s made with coconut cream, condensed milk, vanilla, cinnamon, and a healthy helping of rum. Though no Puerto…

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Podcast: Will the Miami Dolphins win out and make the playoffs?

Teams with a better home record (6-1) than the Dolphins in 2018? It’s a short list: The Patriots, the Chiefs and the Rams. But teams with a worse road record (1-5) than Miami? Premium content for only $0.99 For the…

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Miami-Dade Commissioner Pushing Jail Privatization Wants to Move “Quickly”

Back in October Miami-Dade Commissioner Esteban Bovo proposed the idea of replacing the county’s crumbling jails with a new one financed through a public-private partnership in a plan that could eliminate public-sector jobs. Now that project is moving forward. At the most…

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