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DOLPHINS COACHING SEARCH
MIAMI _ The Miami Dolphins are turning to their AFC East nemesis for help. New England Patriots linebackers coach Brian Flores is a finalist in the Dolphins’ coaching search, a person familiar with the decision said Friday, and they’re expected to offer him the job when his team’s postseason ends. By Steven Wine.
CORAL GABLES _ Manny Diaz has his offensive coordinator. And now Miami will wait and see if that offensive coordinator just happens to arrive with a national-title-winning quarterback. Dan Enos was announced Friday as the new leader of the Miami offense, coming to the Hurricanes after one season as quarterbacks coach and associate head coach at national runner-up Alabama. Enos was slotted to become the new offensive coordinator for the Crimson Tide, but emerged last week as Diaz’s top target with the Hurricanes. By Tim Reynolds.
MIAMI _ The Marlins avoided arbitration with J.T. Realmuto by agreeing to a $5.9 million deal with the All-Star catcher, who has been mentioned in numerous trade scenarios this offseason. Realmuto hit .277 with 21 homers and 74 RBIS last season, when he made $2.9 million.
T25-ACC THIS WEEK
A look at the upcoming week around the Atlantic Coast Conference: GAME OF THE WEEKEND By Aaron Beard.
SEC THIS WEEK
Here are some things to watch in Southeastern Conference basketball this week: GAME OF THE WEEKEND By Steve Megargee and David Brandt.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. _ Gordon Smith, longtime CEO and executive director of the U.S. Tennis Association, will retire at the end of 2019 after 12 years on the job. USTA chairman Patrick Galbraith said Friday that Smith “brought our sport to new levels” and “represented American tennis with class and dignity around the world.”
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