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Share TweetEarlier this week, the Dolphins declined to comment on whether the franchise has interest in quarterback Tim Tebow. Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald made the team’s position clear during a Friday appearance on PFT Live. They don’t want him. SalgueShare TweetFlorida's oldest professional sports franchise -- the Miami Dolphins -- has been dealt a crushing blow by the Florida Legislature, which ended its session without passing any funding plan that would assist the team's quest to refurbish its stadium.
Dolphins stadium bill fails, which would kill Super Bowl bidUpdated May 3 Share TweetThe Dolphins went for the Hail Mary, dragging Dan Marino to the state Capitol yesterday to support a longshot bill that would allow a referendum for public funding for stadium upgrades. And like Marino so often, it fell short of a Super Bowl. According …Share TweetDAVIE, Fla. -- When you're the No. 3 overall pick in the NFL draft, major expectations are thrust upon you to immediately make an impact. That is one of the challenges facing Miami Dolphins rookie defensive end Dion Jordan. But another hurdle is to not …Source: ESPN.comShare TweetAccording to an ESPN report, LeBron James will be named the NBA’s Most Valuable Player this Sunday. In one of the worst-kept secrets of the past few years, LeBron will be winning the award for the fourth time in his career. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Rus
Wade tests sore right knee in return to practiceUpdated May 3 Share TweetDwyane Wade returned to practice Friday, rested and restless.Source: nba.comShare TweetMiss St. WR Chad Bumphis headlines Miami’s UDFA signings The list of undrafted rookie free agents Miami signed was officially released this afternoon at Dolphins’ rookie minicamp. We’ve known some of these players would be Dolphins since hours afterSource: dolphinsgab.com
Dolphins sign 19 undrafted rookies, including HighsmithUpdated May 3 Share TweetThe Dolphins announced the signings of 19 undrafted rookies, including one name which should be familiar to local fans. Arkansas linebacker Alonzo Highsmith, the son of former NFL running back and current Packers personnel man of the same name, was amon…Share TweetThe Dolphins start three days of rookie camp in the next few minutes. Amid the team's draft picks will be tryout players and undrafted free agents the team signed. This is the list of undrafted free agents: Barker, Chris G 6-2 305 08/03/90 Nevada Fontan…Source: miamiherald.com
Impact of taking 'power in numbers' approach at NFL draftUpdated May 3 Share TweetAt the draft, many teams stacked up on players from the same school or at the same position. But why the repetition? Just look at Tyrann Mathieu's situation, writes Don Banks.Source: CNNSI.com
Don Banks: Cardinals' Tyrann Mathieu pick epitomizes effect of relationships on draft decisionsUpdated May 3 Share TweetOne of the more subtle trends emerging from last week's NFL Draft could loosely be described as the 'Power in Numbers' theory. Some teams took a more-the-merrier approach in targeting particular schools and positions in the process of building their roo…Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetBryant McKinnie said he never wanted to leave the Ravens. But he obviously had to flirt with the Dolphins and Chargers to get their attention. “I’m excited to be back,” McKinnie told Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun. “I didn’t really want to leShare TweetDolphins defensive end/linebacker Dion Jordan isn’t the only AFC East rookie who will be spending some time this offseason finding out just how his team plans to deploy him once the regular season gets underway. Patriots second-round pick Jamie Collins
Rookie camp today ... production starts NOWUpdated May 3 Share TweetSometimes patience is necessary. Me, I waited a long time before I got my life right. It took me a while to come to Truth. But I wasn't drafted by the Miami Dolphins. And so I had the benefit of time. Dion Jordan doesn't. Jamar Taylor probably doesn't. …Source: miamiherald.com
Dolphins start figuring out Dion Jordan’s role this weekendUpdated May 3 Share TweetWe know that the Dolphins are toying with the idea of Dion Jordan playing on their special teams units, but that’s not the only place where they are still putting together their plans for the third overall pick in the 2013 draft. His role on defense is
Friday morning one-linersUpdated May 3 Share TweetFormer Bills WR Andre Reed is pursuing a coaching career. The Dolphins have landed productive undrafted free agents in the past. Football isn’t the only sport Patriots LB Jamie Collins excelled at while growing up. Someone started a Twitter feed for the
Game 6 Madness: The Keys to a Killer Night of Playoff BasketballUpdated May 3 Share TweetDo you guys remember the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs? They're still in the playoffs, I swear! That Heat-Bucks series was actually this season. I ...Source: grantland.com
Clouds brewing over Miami Dolphins' Sun Life StadiumMay 3Ian Rapoport has the latest on the stadium improvements desired by the Miami Dolphins for Sun Life Stadium and how that affects their chances at landing Super Bowls L and LI.
Dion Jordan goes 1-on-1May 3Dion Jordan, the Miami Dolphins' top pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, talks to Andrew Siciliano about being the third overall pick, chasing AFC East foe Tom Brady this season and his thoughts on fellow Pac-12 product Matt Barkley.
The next step for Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan TannehillMay 3Donovan McNabb breaks down Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill and how the second-year pro needs to improve to elevate Miami to the next level.
Miami Dolphins face big questions entering rookie minicampMay 3With No. 3 overall pick Dion Jordan battling an injury and no clear starter at left tackle, should the Miami Dolphins be concerned entering the 2013 season? Jeff Darlington and the "Path to the Draft" crew go inside the Dolphins' depth chart.
2013 NBA playoffs: Oklahoma City Thunder get by Houston RocketsMay 3The Thunder are glad to be done with the Rockets ... for now, writes Marc Stein.
Don Banks: Greg Schiano and other Buccaneers coaches visiting Bill Belichi…May 3Although the two coaching staffs will be squaring off in Week 3 of the 2013 regular season, the friendship and bonds shared by New England head coach Bill Belichick and his Tampa Bay counterpart, Greg Schiano, will produce a rather unconventional twist …
Don Banks: Cardinals' Tyrann Mathieu pick epitomizes effect of relationshi…May 3One of the more subtle trends emerging from last week's NFL Draft could loosely be described as the 'Power in Numbers' theory. Some teams took a more-the-merrier approach in targeting particular schools and positions in the process of building their roo…
Getting some answers from Round 1 of the NBA Playoffs, Part 1May 3With so much drama and so many subplots, we need some answers for the first round of the NBA playoffs.