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Here’s where Tannehill has wider disparity than any AFC QB and why that’s worrisome

We’ve all seen the progress from Ryan Tannehill, who’s 13-8 under Adam Gase, sixth in the NFL in passer rating this season and thrown eight touchdowns with just one interception since returning from his shoulder injury. Tannehill, incredibly, has the…

0 Comments / 1 View / December 14, 2018

New father Whiteside brings gift in return to Heat — himself

Hassan Whiteside didn’t trumpet the birth of his first child by bestowing gifts on his teammates when he rejoined the Heat after a four-game absence. No cigars. No Whitman’s Samplers. No bling. Premium content for only $0.99 For the most…

0 Comments / 0 View / December 14, 2018

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…

0 Comments / 1 View / December 13, 2018

Realmuto trade talks drag on as Marlins play hardball for catcher

When the Marlins were shopping Miguel Cabrera at the Winter Meetings of 2007, fewer than five teams showed interest in one of the greatest hitters of his generation, a Hall of Fame-caliber talent. The demand for J.T. Realmuto has been…

0 Comments / 2 View / December 13, 2018

Realmuto trade talks heat up as Marlins look to make deal for All-Star catcher

There is no shortage of interest in J.T. Realmuto. The Mets like him. The Phillies are interested. The Padres, Yankees, Braves, Rays Dodgers and a host of other teams have talked trade with the Marlins for the All-Star catcher, or…

0 Comments / 2 View / December 12, 2018

In Las Vegas, the Miami Marlins are playing this cautious hand as their rebuild continues

From where Don Mattingly sat on Monday, it was a short walk to the hotel casino at the Mandalay Bay, where the blinking lights of the slots aroused the get-rich-quick hopes of Midwestern farmers and Southern housewives and anyone else…

0 Comments / 1 View / December 10, 2018

How is Derek Jeter doing as Marlins CEO? Former Marlins president weighs in

Third in a three-part series It has been 14 months since new Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter told David Samson that he would not be retained as team president. What’s changed is that Samson, whose contract with the team expired…

0 Comments / 2 View / December 7, 2018

Where Realmuto situation stands. And Marlins hire coaches, discuss personnel issues

More than 10 teams have contacted the Marlins inquiring about a trade for catcher J.T. Realmuto and conversations are ongoing. Discussions are expected to intensify at next week’s winter meetings in Las Vegas. Realmuto’s agent, Jeff Berry, has publicly said…

0 Comments / 2 View / December 6, 2018

Former Marlins president opens up about Stanton, near trade of Jose Fernandez and more

Part 1 of a 2-part series In two interviews in recent days, former Miami Marlins president David Samson revealed the Marlins planned to sell the team to Jorge Mas last summer if he had been able to come up with…

0 Comments / 1 View / December 5, 2018

She is raising her dead sister’s disabled sons. Now, she will be driving them, too

She is raising her dead sister’s disabled sons. Now, she will be driving them, too

Every year, Virginia Dassaw makes new additions to her “obituary wall.” The weathered memorial has grown by six in the last four years with the life stories of both her parents, three siblings and niece. The obituaries are pasted next…

0 Comments / 3 View / December 3, 2018