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Sixth-round pick Matt Hazel among 10 additions to Miami’s pract…

Sixth-round pick Matt Hazel among 10 additions to Miami’s practice squad

profootballtalk.com Updated 10 hours ago
The Dolphins’ initial practice squad includes one of their draft picks. Sixth-round pick Matt Hazel, a wide receiver from Coastal Carolina, was among the 10 signees to the practice squad announced by Miami on Sunday. The 22-year-old Hazel caught six pas…
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  • Wood Whiffs 12 as Gattis, Braves Nip Marlins 1-0

    Wood Whiffs 12 as Gattis, Braves Nip Marlins 1-0

    nytimes.com 11 hours ago
    Alex Wood struck out 12 in eight dominant innings and Evan Gattis homered to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 1-0 on Sunday.
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  • Everything Dennis Hickey said today

    Everything Dennis Hickey said today

    miamiherald.com 15 hours ago
    Dolphins general manager Dennis Hickey talked to the press today. He shared that the trimming of the roster, which is his pervue, was instead a collaborative effort. He announced the acquisition of safety Brandian Ross and cornerback Sammy Seamster off …
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  • Dolphins add two to secondary

    Dolphins add two to secondary

    The Miami Dolphins have two new additions to their secondary. The Dolphins claimed cornerback Sammy Seamster from the Baltimore Ravens and safety Brandian Ross from the Oakland Raiders off waivers Sunday, Miami general manager Dennis Hickey announced. M…
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  • Sunday morning one-liners

    Sunday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com 23 hours ago
    Trading up for WR T.J. Graham in the draft didn’t work out for the Bills. What a difference a year makes to the Dolphins roster. Said Patriots RB James White of QB Jimmy Garoppolo, “I just think he’s playing with more confidence, being confident in the …
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  • Cosart Leads Miami to 4-0 Win at Atlanta

    Cosart Leads Miami to 4-0 Win at Atlanta

    nytimes.com MLB.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    Jarred Cosart pitched seven effective innings, and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Saturday night to stop a three-game losing streak.
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  • Jonathan Martin Makes 49ers' 53-Man Roster

    Jonathan Martin Makes 49ers' 53-Man Roster

    nytimes.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    Offensive lineman Jonathan Martin, who had a tumultuous departure from the Miami Dolphins last October amid a bullying scandal, made the 49ers when the team trimmed its roster to the NFL's 53-man limit on Saturday.
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  • Kimbrel joins short, elite list with 40th save

    Kimbrel joins short, elite list with 40th save

    MLB.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    Craig Kimbrel joined yet another exclusive club when he notched his Major League-high 40th save to end Friday night's 5-2 win over the Marlins. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Kimbrel became just the third Major League pitcher to register 40 or mo…
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  • Dolphins put Mike Pouncey on active 53-man roster

    Dolphins put Mike Pouncey on active 53-man roster

    When Dolphins center Mike Pouncey needed offseason hip surgery, there was talk that he’d have to miss most of the season. But the Dolphins think he’ll be back soon. The Dolphins released their roster cuts today, and the big news was that Pouncey wasn’t …
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  • Miami Dolphins cut-down analysis

    Miami Dolphins cut-down analysis

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    Most significant move: The biggest move the Miami Dolphins made Saturday was releasing running back Daniel Thomas, a second-round pick in 2011. Thomas was once expected to be a future building block on offense. But Thomas never showed the skills needed …
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  • Here are the cuts and what it means

    Here are the cuts and what it means

    miamiherald.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    The Miami Dolphins have set their 53-man roster today. Here are the roster moves: WAIVED: DT Isaako Aaitui G David Arkin C Sam Brenner WR Kevin Cone G Evan Finkenburg CB Kevin Fogg WR Matt Hazel S Jordan Kovacs QB Seth Lobato TE Kyle Miller DE Tevin Mim…
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  • Extra Bases: Fire Sale Begins to Pay Off for Marlins, for Now

    Extra Bases: Fire Sale Begins to Pay Off for Marlins, for Now

    nytimes.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    Miami entered Friday at 65-67, after finishing 62-100 last season. A winning record is a possibility few saw coming after the Marlins traded five veterans to Toronto after their expensive flop in 2012.
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  • Rumor Roundup: Vinny Lecavalier and Joe Thornton trade buzz

    Rumor Roundup: Vinny Lecavalier and Joe Thornton trade buzz

    thehockeynews.com Aug 30 (yesterday)
    Earlier this summer there was speculation the Philadelphia Flyers were shopping center Vincent Lecavalier. If Lecavalier is troubled by the trade rumors, Flyers coach Craig Berube told NJ.com’s Randy Miller the veteran center should get over it and focu…
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  • Upton, Heyward Spark Braves Past Marlins

    Upton, Heyward Spark Braves Past Marlins

    nytimes.com MLB.com Aug 29 (2 days ago)
    Justin Upton homered and had three RBIs, Jason Heyward drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 5-2 on Friday night for their third straight win.
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  • Dolphins cutting players today

    Dolphins cutting players today

    miamiherald.com Aug 29 (3 days ago)
    The Dolphins have begun to get down to the 53 man roster limit. The team moments ago told tight end Kyle Miller he is being released. Miller, with the team the past two seasons, was vying for the third tight end job with Gator Hoskins and Evan Wilson. A…
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  • Jared Odrick: Big man, small car

    Jared Odrick: Big man, small car

    ESPN.com Aug 29 (3 days ago)
    DAVIE, Fla. -- Jared Odrick is a 6-foot-5, 304-pound defensive lineman for the Miami Dolphins. The five-year veteran punishes offensive linemen, tackles running backs and sacks quarterbacks for a living. The Fiat 500 is one of the tiniest cars on the ma…
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  • Dion Jordan's suspension officially begins

    Dion Jordan's suspension officially begins

    ESPN.com Aug 29 (3 days ago)
    Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan pressured St. Louis Rams quarterback Garrett Gilbert on the final drive Thursday to help seal Miami’s 14-13 preseason victory. But after the final snap and in the locker room, reality set in for the Dolphins that…
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  • Why Your Team Sucks 2014: Miami Dolphins

    Why Your Team Sucks 2014: Miami Dolphins

    deadspin.com Aug 29 (3 days ago)
    Some people are fans of the Miami Dolphins. But many, many more people are NOT fans of the Miami Dolphins. This 2014 Deadspin NFL team preview is for those in the latter group.Read more...
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  • Friday morning one-liners

    Friday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Aug 29 (3 days ago)
    The Bills offense couldn’t find the end zone in the preseason finale. DT Garrison Smith made a strong final impression on the Dolphins. Patriots WR Aaron Dobson caught a touchdown in his first preseason action of the year. If WR Stephen Hill needed a st…
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  • Updates on McCain, Jordan, 2013 draftees, RG...

    Updates on McCain, Jordan, 2013 draftees, RG...

    miamiherald.com Aug 29 (3 days ago)
    Dolphins linebacker Chris McCain is going to make the team. He is the most pleasant surprise of this Dolphins preseason, given that he had not played football since last September when he was kicked off the Cal football team for "conduct detrimenta…
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  • Video - Alex Wood, Braves Blank Marlins 00:49

    Alex Wood, Braves Blank Marlins

    Aug 31
    Alex Wood struck out 12 batters over eight scoreless innings to lead the Braves past the Marlins 1-0.
  • Video - Marlins Shut Out Braves 00:45

    Marlins Shut Out Braves

    Aug 30
    Donovan Solano drove in two runs in the Marlins' 4-0 win over the Braves.
  • Video - Sam Makes Six Tackles In Preseason Finale 00:34

    Sam Makes Six Tackles In Preseason Finale

    Aug 28
    Michael Sam had six tackles in the Rams' 14-13 loss to the Dolphins.
  • Video - Jared Odrick: Big Man, Small car 00:30

    Jared Odrick: Big Man, Small car

    Aug 28
    Defensive lineman Jared Odrick has turned heads in the Miami Dolphins' parking lot when he unfolds his 6-foot-5, 304-pound frame from his tiny Fiat rental.

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