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Isiah Thomas: He’s Just Not That Into [FI]U

If James Dolan or Pete Garcia were female, Isiah Thomas may not have seen his last sexual harassment lawsuit. Fortunately for Thomas, these men are in position to enable him to return to the NBA in an executive capacity, all … Continue reading

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Isiah Thomas: The Anti-Cristobal

The hiring of Mario Cristobal as the football coach at FIU was a welcome departure from the safe practice of hiring ‘names.’ He was a young coach with extensive roots in the area, personal and professional. The perception was that … Continue reading

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>Focused Gouveia Ready for Marquardt

>Local sports writer and television producer, Armando Alvarez, gives us a glimpse into the world of Mixed Martial Arts. Alvarez wrote a feature on the UFC’s Brazilian middleweight, Wilson Gouveia: It looks as Gouveia has been training harder than ever … Continue reading

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Miami Jai-Alai Opens 2009 Season

Miami Herald Jai-Alai article by Santos Perez —————————————————————————-Miami Jai-Alai opens new season Posted on Sat, Dec. 27, 2008 Goikoetxea will attempt to tie the all-time Miami record for Triple-Crown championships when the Miami Jai-Alai Fronton opens its 83rd season Saturday … Continue reading

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The Local Boxing Scene is Non-antiseptic

Definition of an·ti·sep·tic: a: coldly impersonal b: of, relating to, or being warfare conducted with cold precision from a safe distance with few or no casualties on one’s side That is exactly what the local boxing scene is not. Its … Continue reading

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Tony Roman Win

Miami Herald boxing article by Santos Perez on Tony Roman. —————————————————————————————Miami’s Tony Roman still undefeated Posted on Thu, Nov. 20, 2008 BY SANTOS A. PEREZ The pounding on the canvas to signal the final 10 seconds of his fight allowed … Continue reading

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I know Mil Mascaras, but whose the Kid?

I want to take you back to a different time.  To the evening of March 5th 1977, where something odd and magical was happening in Miami. Elsewhere in America, Kiss was playing at the Rupp Arena and Wally Szczerbiak was … Continue reading

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Tony Roman

Miami Herald boxing article by Santos Perez on Tony Roman. —————————————————————————————Middleweight Roman rises quickly, gets title shot Posted on Wed, Nov. 19, 2008 BY SANTOS A. PEREZ Tony Roman began the year without a professional fight on his record but … Continue reading

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