The Miami Dolphins’ defense played its best ball of the preseason and Ndamukong Suh was excellent before leaving the 17-6 preseason victory over the Falcons with a left ankle injury. Afterward, coach Adam Gase said of Suh, “He’s OK.”
Preseason declarations about the Miami Dolphins run the gamut from predicting a last place finish to a playoff spot. But the team has so much uncertainty in so many areas -- as proven by the preseason -- that any certainty is folly.
St. Thomas Aquinas, a nine-time state champion and the nation’s top-ranked team, takes on five-time state champion Booker T. Washington in a battle of top 10 nationally-ranked squads on Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Traz Powell Stadium.
Miami Dolphins fans are generally not an optimistic bunch and don’t seem to be right now, and it is understandable. Years of losing and current modest expectations will do that. But what if? What if all of the things that could right (or enough of them) actually did? Imagine that.
Jose Fernandez ended his own three-loss skid while setting a single-season team record for strikeouts in the Miami Marlins’ 3-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals. He walked away limping with cramping in his right calf, but he said he would be ready for his next scheduled start.
Gymnast Danell Leyva, rower Robin Prendes and judokas Nick Delpopolo and Angelica Delgado arrived home in Miami on the same plane Wednesday after three weeks at the Rio Olympics. They received a heroes’ welcome.