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Benching Eli is a stain on the Giants that won’t wash away with McAdoo

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Ben McAdoo is finally out in New York, but not before delivering a remarkable snub to Super Bowl MVP QB Eli Manning. Chris Smith argues The Giants should never have allowed the contentious benching to happen.

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3 and out: Dolphins navigate Irma disruption as Cutler makes winning start

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After the disruption caused by Hurricane Irma, Miami belatedly got its season off on the right foot with a hard fought win in Los Angeles. Chris Smith looks at the golden sky at the end of the storm.

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Dolphins play-off berth is cause for celebration, but it doesn’t have to end here

Whatever happens on Sunday in Pittsburgh, this has been an unexpectedly enjoyable season for the Miami Dolphins and South Florida’s beleaguered fan base. But our Miami-based writer Chris Smith believes the party can continue…

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Dolphins escape against Browns, but winning feeling proves elusive

You’ve got to hand it to the Miami Dolphins. Even the wins feel like losses. Florida based Brit Chris Smith reports from the Hard Rock Stadium…

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Season Preview – Miami Dolphins

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Ahead of Sunday’s opener in Seattle, our Miami-based Dolphins writer Chris Smith looks at the season ahead. Can the Fins finally emerge from perennial mediocrity under new head coach Adam Gase?

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The real Miami Dolphins stand up to add bite to Patriots clash

Fresh from witnessing the single most dominant performance in recent Dolphins’ history, Fins writer Chris Smith is no longer dreading the nationally televised Thursday Night Football encounter at New England…

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End of the 1st Quarter – Miami Dolphins review

Heading into the bye week, the Miami Dolphins are already in crisis mode. Play-off hopes extinguished, head coach Joe Philbin canned and four abject performances in the books, Fins writer Chris Smith assesses the considerable damage.

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Desperate Miami’s housewarming party wrecked by Rex

The Miami Dolphins are the worst team in the AFC. We could easily go all-in and say ‘worst in the entire NFL,’ but that’d undermine the equally spectacular efforts of the Bears and 49ers to own the early ‘storied franchise in crisis’ headlines.

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Heat Watch: The reality of life without LeBron

Let me start off with a little disclaimer. When I moved to Florida in 2010, I didn’t like basketball. Aside from a little spell at secondary school, when I enjoyed playing NBA Jam on the Megadrive and another brief period at university, when I bought a Kobe jersey, I’d never liked it.

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As a Dolphins fan, be careful what you wish for

Chris Smith couldn’t wait to get back to Miami for the Dolphins’ big play-off push…

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