The excitement dropoff from Miami Hurricanes playing for ACC title and spot in college playoffs to bad Dolphins hosting bad Denver tops this week’s Hot Button, the Sunday Top 5 list of what South Florida sports fans are talking about.
Miami Hurricanes coach Mark Richt discussed a variety of topics such as fans, timetable, quarterback position, and FSU coach Jimbo Fisher during his half hour press conference with reporters before Saturday’s ACC title game against Clemson.
The 2018 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot is out. We offer a poll with the 16 likeliest, most electable candidates and invite you to select as many as 10. Baseball writers get the actual vote. Now it’s your turn.
The 2018 World Cup Draw ceremony was held Friday morning at the Kremlin Palace, as the 32 teams were placed in groups. France, England, Brazil, Colombia and Russia should be happy with their draws. Mexico not so much.
Mark Richt’s Miami Hurricanes and Lane Kiffin’s FAU Owls are playing for conference championships Saturday, but, with less fanfare, Butch Davis at FIU quietly has done his share in the three teams’ combined 26-8 record, the best ever.
Muhammad Ali’s ringside physician Ferdie Pacheco died Nov. 16. The artist, author and boxing analyst will be honored by family and friends at a public memorial service Dec. 12 at Miami’s Historic Lyric Theater.
Public records show Derek Jeter, the retired New York Yankees superstar slugger and new Miami Marlins owner, moved into a 19th-floor apartment in brand new Grove at Grand Bay, a two-tower complex in Coconut Grove with views of Dinner Key on one side and downtown Miami on the other.