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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 01: Chris Ivory #33 of the New York Jets runs with the ball as Koa Misi #55 of the Miami Dolphins trails during their game at MetLife Stadium on December 1, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Dolphins Experiment With Koa Misi At MLB

The Miami Dolphins are seeking ways to improve their defense, which is why Koa Misi finds himself at middle linebacker during the team’s offseason practices.

06/02/2014

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Report: Linebacker D’Qwell Jackson To Visit Fins

The Miami Dolphins spent a lot of money in free agency last year at the linebacker position, inking both Dannell Ellerbe and Phillip Wheeler to large contracts. But, both underperformed with the Dolphins this year and the Fins may be looking at replacing one of them with D’Qwell Jackson.

CBS Miami–03/03/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - JANUARY 03: Michael Sam #52 of the Missouri Tigers reacts after Ben Grogan #19 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys misses a 34-yard field goal in the second quarter during the AT&T Cotton Bowl on January 3, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Michael Sam Reveals Homosexuality Ahead Of NFL Draft

Former University of Missouri defensive end Michael Sam revealed to the world Sunday night that he is homosexual. The consensus All-American’s declaration could set the stage for him to be the first active openly gay player in the history of the NFL. But the decision to reveal his sexuality also comes with great risks for his future in the game of football.

CBS Miami–02/10/2014

AUBURN, AL - NOVEMBER 30: Chris Davis #11 of the Auburn Tigers returns a missed field goal for the winning touchdown in their 34 to 28 win over the Alabama Crimson Tide at Jordan-Hare Stadium on November 30, 2013 in Auburn, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Auburn Searching For Sustained Success

The Auburn Tigers have been here before. A BCS national championship game after a quick turnaround. But Auburn is hoping this time, the game will remain the same, but the aftermath will be different.

CBS Miami–01/06/2014

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Florida Loses LB Morrison To Season-Ending Injury

Florida linebacker Antonio Morrison is out for the year, becoming the team’s 10th player to sustain a season-ending injury.

11/11/2013

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Browns Have Familiar Faces For S. Florida; But 1st Rd. Pick Out Vs. Fins

The Miami Dolphins’ first opponent of the season, the Cleveland Browns, will have some familiar faces for South Florida football fans; but also be missing the team’s 2013 first-round NFL Draft pick.

CBS Miami–09/06/2013

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - JANUARY 07: Manti Te'o #5 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish tries to make a play on the ball against the Alabama Crimson Tide during the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship game at Sun Life Stadium on January 7, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Rookie Linebacker Manti Te’o Hopes To Jump Start A Dull Chargers Defense

Finally in the NFL, Manti Te’o is looking to give football fans everywhere reasons to forget about his fake girlfriend scandal. His performance with the San Diego Chargers may be just the thing to jolt his name back to football relevance.

08/26/2013

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Driskel Returns To Practice For Gators

While the Florida Gators lost one weapon when Andre Debose went down with a knee injury, the team also welcomed back starting quarterback Jeff Driskel and suspended linebacker Antonio Morrison Thursday night.

CBS Miami–08/09/2013

DAVIE, FL - MAY 03: Dion Jordan #95 of the Miami Dolphins works out during the rookie camp on May 3, 2013 at the Miami Dolphins training facility in Davie, Florida. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Fins Have High Hopes For Jordan

The Miami Dolphins put their faith in the untapped ability of rookie defensive end Dion Jordan. The Fins traded up in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft to acquire Jordan and that means the expectations for are elevated as well.

CBS Miami–05/04/2013

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Fins Release LB Karlos Dansby

The Miami Dolphins have solved their glut of linebackers by cutting middle linebacker Karlos Dansby, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–03/12/2013

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