Wisconsin took an 83-81 lead on a pair of Nigel Hayes free throws with four seconds left. But Chiozza took the inbound pass, raced the length of the court, and launched a 3-pointer for the game-winner.
Rafael Nadal, who has made four finals at Key Biscayne but is still chasing his first title, said he hopes the Miami Open doesn’t move because “it’s important we have our most important tournaments in important cities.”
Weighing winds were nothing for Hallandale’s distance dominance. The Chargers took home the boys BCAA title Friday at Dillard with its 4x400 finale. St. Thomas Aquinas narrowly edged the Chargers’ girl’s team for a county title.
The Florida Panthers tried copying the Chicago Blackhawks’ model to mixed success; while the Blackhawks have won the Stanley Cup three times since 2010 and are in contention for a fourth, the Panthers are likely to miss the playoffs once again this season.
Canyon Barry, the youngest of NBA legend Rick Barry’s four sons, plays for the University of Florida and shoots his free throws ‘Granny’ style like his Pop. Why don’t more players try it? Good question.
Frances Tiafoe picked up the game of tennis while his father, an immigrant from Sierra Leone, was a custodian at a tennis club in College Park, Md. Saturday, he faces Roger Federer in the second round of the Miami Open.
Jakub Chychrun’s parents will be in their season ticketed seats Thursday as the Boca Raton native plays his first NHL game on ‘home’ ice as his Arizona Coyotes face the Florida Panthers at BB&T Center in Sunrise.
There is no comparing the tennis careers of Serena and Venus Williams. Serena's has been greater. But that doesn't mean Venus' career has not been overlooked and under regarded. As she makes her 2017 Miami Open debut Friday, it's time for renewed appreciation of the ”other” Williams sister.