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David Beckham’s MLS Expansion Team Set To Begin Operations

Annette Gonzalez, multimedia editor

January 24, 2018


Filed under Miami, SPORTS, Top Stories

David Beckham’s dream to create a soccer team in Miami was made public in 2014 when he founded the Miami Major League Soccer (MLS) team. The team is scheduled to start playing in the 2020 season, but the team could end up playing at a temporary site initially if the proposed stadium site near the ...

Previewing and Predicting the College Football National Championship Game

Previewing and Predicting the College Football National Championship Game

Thomas Martinez and Ben Spiegelman

January 8, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories, U.S.A

The Alabama Crimson Tide will face off against the Georgia Bulldogs in an all-SEC college football national championship game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on ESPN at 8 p.m. Alabama, the four point favorite, will face a team hoping to prevent the writing of the next chapter in coach Nick S...

Previewing the 2016-2017 Panther Basketball Season

Mia Zaldivar, design editor

November 26, 2017


Filed under Palmetto, SPORTS, Top Stories

Hungry for a state championship title, Palmetto boys varsity basketball has been preparing for this upcoming season.  After reaching the regional-semi finals last spring, following their district championship win, the team continued their training throughout the summer, playing over 100 games together...

Another Disappointing Year For The Dolphins

Benjamin Spiegelman, sports editor

November 22, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories

And here we are again. It just seems to be a reoccurring theme with this Dolphins team that just hasn't been able to produce a quality team in the past 20 years. Every year, around this time, the Dolphins usually have a losing record and the conversation always seems to be tanking for a draft pick. Wi...

Back, In Familiar Fashion

Back, In Familiar Fashion

Thomas Martinez, online editor-in-chief

November 13, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories

Bring on the national media hype, the bandwagon fans and most importantly, an ACC Championship and de-facto national quarterfinal against the Clemson Tigers: The U is back. It was simply a perfect Saturday for the perfect 9-0 Canes. Fans packed the Coral Gables campus’ lakeside patio at the break of ...

Panthers Seek To Clinch 8A District 16 Friday

Benjamin, Spiegelman

October 31, 2017


Filed under Palmetto, SPORTS, Top Stories

Back on top. As of this week, the Palmetto Panther football team sits atop 8A District 16 after Southridge lost to South Dade last Friday. However, to clinch the title, the Panthers must defeat the Coral Reef Barracudas on the road in their homecoming game on Thursday night. The Barracudas, due ...

Panthers Struggling to Bounce Back

Virginia Boone, multimedia editor

October 15, 2017


Filed under Miami, SPORTS, Top Stories

With a large amount of talented youth and a new head coach, the Florida Panthers are planning to take the ice by storm this hockey season. After a disastrous 2016-17 season, the Panthers are attempting to repair the team after dealing with the firing of popular head coach Gerard Gallant and missing the ...

The Most Significant Injuries to Your Fantasy Team

Blake Rubenstein, print managing editor

October 1, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories, U.S.A

After drafting their interpretation of a ‘perfect team,’ fantasy football team owners shake their heads at the unavoidable, yet devastating, injuries that have already occurred shortly after the beginning of the 2017 NFL season. Through just three weeks of football (excluding the Packers and Bears...

Panthers vs Cavaliers (9/22)

Panthers vs Cavaliers (9/22)

September 27, 2017


Filed under Palmetto, SPORTS, Top Stories

Highlights and moments from Panther football's 33-30 win vs out-of-conference Coral Gables, a highly contested double overtime game.

Tis The Season: Fantasy Football Outlook

Camila Myers and Benjamin Spiegelman

September 5, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories, U.S.A

Each year around September, football season starts and right along with it, comes fantasy football. It overcomes team owners and becomes the main topic of conversation from 7:20 to 2:20. Drafts begin and the rest of the world cuts out. As an avid fantasy football participant myself, this time of yea...

Previewing 2017 Panther Football

Benjamin Spiegelman, sports editor

August 25, 2017


Filed under Palmetto, SPORTS, Top Stories

Last season, the Panther football team beat every single team except for Southridge, completing one of their best seasons in years by finishing 9-2. The tempo for this team is undergoing a turnaround for the better and the players are expected to perform just as well if not better this upcoming season...

How CTE continues to be treated

Benjamin Spiegelman, Sports Editor

May 28, 2017


Filed under SPORTS, Top Stories, U.S.A

The sport of football has gained the reputation of being violent and has always been dominated by muscular men. One of the main characteristics in football is the act of tackling, which can lead to many concussions. The disease Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy is the consequence of repeated blows to...

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