Greg Cote

Donald Trump, Canes, FIU scandal lead Hot Button list


Trump expected Sunday as WGC event wraps up at Doral: Event host and presidential candidate Donald Trump is expected at Doral on Sunday as the World Golf Championships event ends. He’ll present the trophy to the winner, unless, as Marco Rubio suggests, Trump’s hands are too small to hold it.


Championship Week finds UM riding high, FIU in scandal: As 7th-ranked UM men prepare for ACC Tournament and Canes women reached their tourney’s Saturday semifinal before ultimately losing, FIU suspended its women’s coach over charge of sexual misconduct. You thought a 4-24 record was bad? This is worse.


Johnson fitting in, things clicking for surging Heat: Joe Johnson has fit right in, Hassan Whiteside is focused, Dwyane Wade looks good, Miami shot 67.5 percent against the Bulls and the Heat’s pace has picked up. All would be well, except Chris Bosh is still missing, along with any info on a prognosis.


Cats hit a lull, scramble to stay in division lead: Florida had lost its long-held Atlantic Division lead and fallen into a tie with Tampa Bay entering the weekend as the Lightning had won eight games in a row while the Cats had dropped three of past four. The good news? Sunshine State rules ice hockey!


NFL, Fins prepare for start of free agency: Available players may sign with new teams starting Wednesday. Big question in Miami: Will Fins re-sign or lose RB Lamar Miller and DE Olivier Vernon? No question in Miami: Don’t expect a blockbuster signing a la Ndamukong Suh last year.