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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


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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End of the 2nd quarter (and a bit): Miami Dolphins


With a tough trip to Detroit last weekend, Chris Smith decided to wait until after half time to write a mid-term report on his Miami Dolphins. True to form, it now holds a much different tone.

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Hope turns to expectation as Fins dominate Chargers

The Miami Dolphins destroyed San Diego 37-0, on Sunday, in one of the most dominant displays in recent NFL history. Have the Dolphins finally arrived? Chris Smith thinks so…

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