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Martin Vassolo
Sep 28, 2022 - Sports

Tom Brady's in town: Buccaneers practicing in Miami

Tom Brady throws a football during practice.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady throws a pass during warm-ups. Photo: Julio Aguilar/Getty Images

It's always nice to be a good neighbor, especially in a hurricane.

What's happening: The Miami Dolphins are hosting Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as the team evacuates from the path of Hurricane Ian.

Martin Vassolo
Sep 25, 2022 - Sports

Dolphins stay undefeated by edging Buffalo

Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa #1 of the Miami Dolphins celebrates after his team beat the Buffalo Bills 21-19 at Hard Rock Stadium on September 25, 2022 in Miami Gardens, Florida.
Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa celebrates after Miami beat the Buffalo Bills 21-19 on Sunday. Photo: Megan Briggs/Getty Images

The Miami Dolphins defeated the Buffalo Bills 21-19 on Sunday in an upset win to take first place in the AFC East Division.

Why it matters: The Dolphins are now 3-0 for the first time since 2018, which was also the last time they beat Buffalo, the Miami Herald reports.

Deirdra Funcheon
Sep 23, 2022 - News

Critics organize to fight proposed UM stadium at Tropical Park

Miami mascot Sebastian the Ibis gestures on the field, wearing an orange jersey.
University of Miami mascot Sebastian the Ibis at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens on Sept. 10. Photo: Doug Murray/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Miami residents, alarmed at the prospect of losing public parkland, are organizing to fight Miami billionaire John H. Ruiz's plan to build a football stadium for the University of Miami at Tropical Park.

What's happening: Residents and neighbors have set up a website, called "Save Tropical Park," along with an online petition and social media accounts to raise issues about the stadium proposal and pressure lawmakers.

Deirdra Funcheon
Sep 19, 2022 - Sports

Jai alai's Hail Mary: ESPN to air series on Miami-based league

A jai alai player with a wicker cesta.
A jai alai player in Miami back in 2001. Photo: David LeFranc/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images

Professional jai-alai teams once played at more than a dozen venues across the U.S. in the fast-moving sport's heyday, back in the 1970s and '80s.

  • Now they play at just one fronton (court): Miami's Magic City Casino. But a fresh deal with ESPN could bring the sport into 200 million homes.

Dolphins game day: Where to tailgate, park and more

Tua Tagovailoa #1 of the Miami Dolphins looks to make a pass play against the New York Jets in the second half at Hard Rock Stadium on December 19, 2021 in Miami Gardens, Florida.
Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa. Photo: Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images

Football is back, and we've got you covered if you are heading to the stadium this season.

  • Here's what you need to know to be game day ready.
Martin Vassolo
Sep 8, 2022 - Sports

Dolphins game prices rank above NFL average for family outings

Miami Dolphins fans pose for a photo at Hard Rock Stadium during a Dolphins game.
How much would you pay for that beer? Photo: David Rosenblum/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Going to a Dolphins game is estimated to cost a family of four around $545 this year.

  • That's slightly above the NFL average of $537, according to a Bookies.com analysis of stadium prices for all 32 NFL teams.
Martin Vassolo
Aug 15, 2022 - Sports

Miami Dolphins win preseason debut against Tampa Bay

Skylar Thompson #19 of the Miami Dolphins runs the ball against Olakunle Fatukasi #53 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during a preseason NFL football game on August 13, 2022 in Tampa, Florida.
Miami Dolphins back-up quarterback Skylar Thompson runs the ball during Saturday's preseason win against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Photo: Julio Aguilar/Getty Images

The Dolphins beat the Buccaneers on Tampa's home turf Saturday in Miami coach Mike McDaniel's first game as an NFL head coach.

Driving the news: The Dolphins clung to a 26-24 victory after a missed game-winning field goal from Buccaneers kicker (and former Hurricane) Jose Borregales.

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