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The Miami Heat Are Setting the NBA Ablaze

The Miami Heat Are Setting the NBA Ablaze

Japheth Oyedepo, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

After the departure of LeBron James, the Miami Heat have experienced a lack of any real success in the past few years. The move came after the 2014 National Basketball Association (NBA) Finals loss against San Antonio, where Kawhi Leonard and the Spurs took down James and the Heat in five games. ...

Addition By Subtraction: The Miami Heat 2019 Offseason

Addition By Subtraction: The Miami Heat 2019 Offseason

Anthony Russo, Staff Writer

September 8, 2019

The 2018-2019 campaign for the Miami Heat was one to be filled with excitement and promise. However, as the year progressed, they found themselves plagued with numerous injuries, and they struggled to find any true rhythm. The Heat managed to finish with a record of 39 wins and 43 losses, falling jus...

The 2019 US Open: Older Legends or New Spotlights?

The 2019 US Open: Older Legends or New Spotlights?

Japheth Oyedepo, Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

The United States (U.S.) Open Tennis Championship is back and better than ever. This year's edition sees the return of household names like Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams along with the rise of break-out stars Coco Gauff, Naomi Osaka and Nick Kyrgios. With the return of prime-time...

The FIBA World Cup and the Team USA Crisis

The FIBA World Cup and the Team USA Crisis

Alexander Tabares, Staff Writer

September 4, 2019

The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) sets up a global basketball tournament called the FIBA Basketball World Cup. The tournament is held on a four year cycle. However, it has been five years since the last tournament was held in order to reset the cycle so that it does not coincide with the...

Transfer Talk: A Review of the Moves All Across the World of Soccer

Transfer Talk: A Review of the Moves All Across the World of Soccer

Japheth Oyedepo, Staff Writer

August 25, 2019

The off-season of professional soccer is an extensive waiting game. The "will he stay or will he go?" question is commonly asked when it comes to world-class soccer players in the European soccer transfer market. The acquisition of such players can lift the spirits and hopes of a team and its supporters....

The Gators Conquer the ‘Canes in a Battle For Floridian Football Supremacy

The Gators Conquer the ‘Canes in a Battle For Floridian Football Supremacy

Daniel Toll, Co-Editor-in-Chief

August 25, 2019

In what was prophesied to be arguably the biggest kickoff event of the National Collegiate Athletic Association's (NCAA) 2019-2020 college football season, the University of Miami's (UM) Hurricanes and the University of Florida's (UF) Gators put forth an epic performance for the ages and, considering...

Jill Ellis Steps Down as Head Coach of USWNT After Leading Team to Fourth World Cup Win

Jill Ellis Steps Down as Head Coach of USWNT After Leading Team to Fourth World Cup Win

Camryn Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

August 12, 2019

After leading the United States Women’s National Team (USWNT) to victory in the 2019 Women’s World Cup, head coach Jill Ellis issued a press release on July 30 announcing she would be stepping down from the position. She assumed the position in 2014 from Tom Sermanni, and led the team for the next...

NBA Rookies Bounce Into Million-Dollar Shoe Deals

NBA Rookies Bounce Into Million-Dollar Shoe Deals

Anthony Russo, Staff Writer

August 11, 2019

With the 2019-2020 National Basketball Association (NBA) season quickly approaching, most of the rookies from the 2019 draft class are closing off their summers by signing endorsement deals with numerous major shoe companies. The companies endorsing these rookies include the Nike, Adidas and Jordan b...

European Soccer Giants Clash in Our Own Backyard

European Soccer Giants Clash in Our Own Backyard

Alexander Tabares, Staff Writer

August 8, 2019

Two of the most prodigious soccer teams in Europe traveled to South Florida to bring quite the spectacle to the United States. On the night of Aug. 7, the highly anticipated duel went down; Barcelona and Napoli clashed in an overcrowded Hard Rock Stadium. Barcelona, the winner of the Spanish soccer...

The Reoriented NBA Landscape: Has the Playing Field Been Leveled?

The Reoriented NBA Landscape: Has the Playing Field Been Leveled?

Kluivert Suquino, Sports Editor

July 27, 2019

As the dust begins to settle from a wild 2019 free agency frenzy, fans and players are adjusting to the seismic shifts in the landscape of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Free agents moved across the league beginning on the night of June 30th with the intention of maximizing their opportunit...

Which NBA Superstar Will Take Home the League MVP Award?

Which NBA Superstar Will Take Home the League MVP Award?

Trey Riera-Gomez, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

As the 2019 National Basketball Association season is approaching its end with the kickoff of the NBA playoffs several weeks ago, and several teams already having moved on to the second round, talk about who should be this year’s MVP, or most valuable player, has already begun.  As usual, this season...

The NFL Draft Introduces the Newest Faces of the Miami Dolphins

The NFL Draft Introduces the Newest Faces of the Miami Dolphins

Patrick Ales, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

The 2019 NFL draft ushered in a new wave of potential Pro-Bowlers and Hall of Famers, as well as players that may not live up to the hype. It is the job of the scouts for all 32 teams to determine which players will serve the franchise for years to come, and which players they should pass on when given...

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