The hurricane-caused postponement of the Dolphins’ season opener and cancellation of a UM football game dominates the latest Hot Button, the Sunday Top 5 list of what South Florida sports fans are talking about.
Hurricanes’ opener, arrival of Dolphins season, Giancarlo Stanton’s sexy video, FSU-Alabama and U.S. Open tennis make this week’s Hot Button, the Sunday Top 5 list of what South Florida sports fans are talking about.
Allie Kiick, ranked No. 633 in the world and daughter of ailing Miami Dolphins legend Jim Kiick, made an improbable run to the U.S. Open main draw after overcoming mono, skin cancer and four knee surgeries.
Venus Williams beat Johanna Konta 6-4, 6-2 in the Wimbledon semifinals on Thursday, becoming the oldest finalist since Martina Navratilova in 1994. If Williams wins the title, she’d be oldest champion since 1908.
A well-rested Roger Federer is the favorite to capture his eighth title at Wimbledon, which starts Monday in London. On the women’s side, two-time champion Petra Kvitova is back after suffering stab wounds to her hand during a home invasion.