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  • Hyde5: Five good-news Dolphins stories (OK, ex-Dolphins)

    Hey, you take the good news wherever you can find it, if you're a Dolphins fan this past decade and especially on a day the Patriots have another playoff game. And in the last couple of days there has been some legitimate good involving some former...
  • Hyde5: What Will Belichick Do against Dolphins?

    Hyde5: What Will Belichick Do against Dolphins?
    1. WWBD. What Will Bill Do? It’s the bi-annual question of the Dolphins season. It’s part of the fun of the Dolphins-Patriots game. This is often a coaches’ game when you sift through the recent chapters, and Bill Belichick is the best...
  • Kelly: Miami Dolphins need to monitor Jim Harbaugh situation

    Joe Philbin's team is fading into the land of irrelevance yet again and fraying at the seams. The Dolphins offense is gasping for air, desperate for big plays, and the defense is hemorrhaging up blood after allowing 661 rushing yards and four rushing...
  • 'Tis the season for NFL trolling, with Johnny Manziel among the targets

    'Tis the season for NFL trolling, with Johnny Manziel among the targets
    Have you noticed? Late in this NFL season, a sophomoric sense of humor seems to be creeping into the staid, conservative league. Consider: •The fun began with St. Louis Coach Jeff Fisher last Sunday during the coin toss preceding the Rams' game...
  • Steve Ross's two football loves both want Harbaugh

    Steve Ross's cell phone rings to Michigan's fight song "Hail to the Victors." And he has awoken in the middle of the night after a Dolphins loss and needed an Ambien to go back to sleep. He once ranked his top things in life as his family and the...
  • NFL coaching changes not always the answer

    The Sports Xchange By Ira Miller, The Sports Xchange NFL coaching changes not always the answer Here we go again, about to embark on that annual exercise in which NFL team owners perform the equivalent of re-arranging the deck chairs on the Titanic...
  • Hyde5: Should Ross extend Philbin's expiring contract?

    Hyde5: Should Ross extend Philbin's expiring contract?
    1. Dolphins owner Steve Ross noted more than once in announcing Joe Philbin was returning that the coach has one year left on his contract. He later was asked if Philbin would be an extension beyond that. “Not yet,’’ Ross answered....
  • On The Fly: Plenty Still At Stake As NFL Regular Season Ends

    On this final day of the NFL season there is much at stake that will make for great appointment television. You want post-season scenarios? The NFL will deliver a plethora of them on Sunday. The highlights: The Lions and Packers play for the NFC Central...
  • Hyde10: Ten thoughts on Jets 37, Dolphins 24

    Hyde10: Ten thoughts on Jets 37, Dolphins 24
    What a lousy way to end a lousy season. Outsmarted by a fake punt. That's what finally sent the Dolphins to a season-ending, 37-24 loss to the Jets and any sense of feel-good into the off-season. The Dolphins' special teams had set a record of six...
  • Oakland Raiders to interview Eagles offensive coordinator Shurmur for head coach position

    Oakland Raiders to interview Eagles offensive coordinator Shurmur for head coach position
    ALAMEDA, Calif -- Add Pat Shurmur's name to the list of candidates competing with interim coach Tony Sparano to become head coach of the Oakland Raiders. Shurmur is offensive coordinator of the Philadelphia Eagles and has head-coaching experience with...
  • Shurmur doesn't need Raiders job

    Shurmur doesn't need Raiders job
    Pat Shurmur needs the Oakland Raiders head-coaching job about as much as he needs a hole in the head. The Eagles' offensive coordinator has been down that road before with the Cleveland Browns, where he was set up to fail from the start. With the...