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All Star Saturday Preview

Jack Meyer, Sports Editor

February 16, 2019


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Every year, several events precede the NBA All Star game. Some of the NBA’s top players, guards and big men alike, will show off their talent in the Taco Bell Skills Challenge. The league's best shooters will participate in the MTN DEW Three Point Contest. Finally, some of the top athletes in basketba...

What the JT Realmuto Trade Means for the Marlins

Jack Meyer, Sports Editor

February 9, 2019


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Since the Miami Marlins rebranded their franchise in 2012, eight Marlins players have been selected to the All Star game. This past Thursday, the Marlins lost the last of these players as they dive deeper into rebuilding. The Marlins traded catcher JT Realmuto to the Philadelphia Phillies in exchange...

NBA Trade Deadline Recap

Jack Meyer, Sports Editor

February 8, 2019


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The NBA trade deadline is usually the busiest time of the season for NBA general managers. This year’s deadline was no exception, with several trades being made across the league that featured numerous high caliber players. Here is a look at some of the bigger trades made at this year’s trade deadline.   76ers ge...

New Roster Shake-Up for the Miami Heat

Jack Meyer, Sports Editor

February 7, 2019


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After five seasons with the Miami Heat, it appears Tyler Johnson’s time with the team has come to an end. The Heat agreed to trade Johnson and Wayne Ellington to the Phoenix Suns in exchange for forward Ryan Anderson. Here is a look at what each player will bring their new team. Johnson went undrafted...

14 Days of Love Day 4: How Teams at Palmetto Bond

14 Days of Love Day 4: How Teams at Palmetto Bond

Isabel Wilder, Copy Editor

February 4, 2019


Filed under 14 Days of Love, SPORTS, Top Stories

Palmetto has a wide variety of sports to offer, and the teams at Palmetto have traditions that bring their players together. Whether that consists of  a special cheer, a sleepover, a party or a dinner, team bonding is a fundamental part of success in a sport. In order to play well as a team, players...

Super Bowl Recap

Jack Meyer, Sports Editor

February 4, 2019


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The Panther’s 2019 Super Bowl Preview stated that a lot would happen in this year’s Super Bowl. Unfortunately, that statement would not end up proving true, as Super Bowl 53 ended up being the lowest scoring Super Bowl in NFL history, with the Patriots managing a win against the Rams with a score o...

2019 Super Bowl Preview

Jack Meyer, Sports Editor

February 3, 2019


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A lot is happening in this year’s highly touted Super Bowl matchup between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams. From six rings to “Sweet Victory”, the Panther has got you covered on what is going down in the big game this year. After their best season since 2001, the Los Angeles R...

Breakdown of the Kristaps Porzingis Trade

Jack Meyer, Sports Editor

February 2, 2019


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The NBA trade deadline usually creates several notable headlines, with disgruntled stars shipped to a new home before teams cannot make trades anymore. Although the deadline is a week away, there’s already a star player on the move: Kristaps Porzingis. The New York Knicks agreed to trade Porzingi...

The Buzz on Anthony Davis

Jack Meyer, Sports Editor

January 28, 2019


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In 2012, the New Orleans Pelicans selected forward Anthony Davis with the first pick of that year’s NBA draft. Since then, Davis has had an outstanding career, earning three All-NBA First Team selections and being named to five consecutive All Star games. Anthony Davis has decided it is time for him ...

Top Sports Moments of 2018

Jack Meyer, Sports Editor

January 14, 2019


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From a Philly special to some surprising offseason moves, 2018 had plenty of moments in sports that never ceased to shock fans across the world. Here is the Panther’s top 10 moments in sports from 2018.   HONORABLE MENTION: Miami Marlins overhaul their roster Although the overhaul technically...

How did Adam Gase Become the Head Coach for the Jets?

Jack Meyer, Sports Editor

January 13, 2019


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After firing Adam Gase, the Miami Dolphins are still looking for a new head coach. However, Gase himself has already found a new team, and it happens to be one of the Dolphins’ division rivals. This past Wednesday, Gase agreed to become the next head coach of the New York Jets. Gase was fired as ...

University of Miami Coaching Carousel

Jack Meyer and Camilla Bondy

January 7, 2019


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For Miami Hurricanes football fans, Dec. 30 was a very hectic day for the coaching staff that will likely change the program for years to come. Mark Richt, the Hurricanes’ head coach for the previous three seasons, abruptly retired from coaching on Dec. 30 to the surprise of athletic director Blake...

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