Spain's Garbine Muguruza, left, holds the winners trophy after defeating Venus Williams of the United States, right, in the Women's Singles final match on day twelve at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Saturday, July 15, 2017.
Spain's Garbine Muguruza, left, holds the winners trophy after defeating Venus Williams of the United States, right, in the Women's Singles final match on day twelve at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Saturday, July 15, 2017. Kirsty Wigglesworth AP
Spain's Garbine Muguruza, left, holds the winners trophy after defeating Venus Williams of the United States, right, in the Women's Singles final match on day twelve at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Saturday, July 15, 2017. Kirsty Wigglesworth AP

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Greg Cote has been a Miami Herald sports columnist since 1995 and also writes the Random Evidence blog and NFL predictions along with his notorious sidekick the Upset Bird. He has covered Hurricanes football (1984-88), the Dolphins (1990-91) and major events including Super Bowls, NBA Finals, World Series, Stanley Cup, Olympics and World Cup.
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