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In honor of its 2012 NBA championship, the Heat will meet with President Barack Obama at the White House on Monday. The scheduled trip to Washington comes between road games against Boston (Sunday) and Brooklyn (Wednesday). "It is the pinnacle of t…Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Updated Jan 23, 2013JaMarcus Russell, the first overall pick of the 2007 draft, pretty much ate and purple drank his way through $31.5 million in guaranteed money. The Raiders cut him loose in May 2010, and he had a couple of failed tryouts with the Redskins and Dolphins l…Upvote Share Tweet
An honest look at Greg Jennings, Jermichael FinleyIf you've spent any time on this blog since the season ended you know that when the discussion has turned to free agency two names have dominated the conversation. Mike Wallace. Greg Jennings. I shared with you some pertinent truths and myths about Mike…Upvote Share Tweet
Battery charges against Dolphins safety droppedBattery charges against Dolphins safety Jonathan Amaya have been dropped, according to the Miami Herald. Amaya was arrested in November and charged with choking a taxi driver. But public records showed that prosecutors notified the court earlier this mo…Upvote Share TweetFor the past five years, Tony Sparano has been a staple in the AFC East. He spent four seasons as the head coach of the Miami Dolphins and one as offensive coordinator of the New York Jets. However, Sparano was fired by the Dolphins and Jets in back-to-…Upvote Share TweetThe Eagles aren’t commenting on any of their coaching hires at the moment. But Dave Fipp is hanging around the Senior Bowl wearing Eagles gear, and Dolphins coach Joe Philbin told CSNPhilly.com Fipp was leaving his staff to go work for the Eagles. So itUpvote Share TweetThe Arison family paid $32 M for the Heat in 1988. Today, the team is worth $625 M, according to a valuation by Forbes Magazine. Forbes estimates that the Heat is the sixth most valuable franchise in the NBA. Tops on the list is the New York Knicks, whi…Upvote Share Tweet
Facts, opinion on Long's 'complicated' negotiationThe Dolphins and Jake Long have been talking about a new contract on and off for nearly five months now. And while the talks started out as a straight contract extension and morphed into a lull in talks, the sides now are seriously considering what a br…Upvote Share Tweet
Handing out awards at NBA's midway pointCNNSI.com Updated Jan 23, 2013With the 2012-13 season at the halfway mark, SI.com's NBA writers make their picks for the league's top performers. The MVP and Coach of the Year races have produced the most disagreement at the top, while clear favorites have emerged for Rookie of the …Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Jan 23, 2013It's waaaaaay too early for 2013 predictions. But Miami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland is not afraid to set high expectations for his young team next season. "That’s our goal -- win the division and ultimately put us in the playoffs," Ireland tolUpvote Share TweetThe Jets are hiring Bobby April Jr., son of the longtime NFL special teams coach, as a quality control coach. The Bills have some tough decisions to make at wide receiver. The Dolphins are taking out ads to generate support for taxpayer financing of Sun…Upvote Share Tweet