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Donno's Top 3: Dolphins Minicamp In Full Swing, Marlins Bringing Back The Teal

Alex Donno
June 07, 2018 - 11:01 am
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No pads, no hitting, no problem. While minicamp practices are far from "actual football," it won't stop me from geeking out to the fact that our Miami Dolphins are on the field, preparing for their 2018 season. 

Meanwhile, South Florida's most polarizing sports team is about to do something that will receive universal praise. 

Here are the three things you need to know this week. 

1 - Ryan Tannehill feels back to his old self. After missing a year and a half of action for a left knee injury and setback, Miami's starting quarterback assured the media that his mobility will still be a weapon. "I feel like I’m moving well," Tannehill said. "I’m able to escape; I’m able to get up-field when the window is there. It’s still going to be a weapon for me. I think when the defense presents an open spot then we can make them pay by getting through with my legs." While his knee won't be truly tested until the preseason, it's good to know that he can scramble comfortably. If you take Ryan Tannehill's mobility away, he isn't dangerous. 

2 - The Miami Marlins are BRINGING BACK THE TEAL for their 25th anniversary. This weekend, the Miami Marlins will be the Florida Marlins once again. It's only temporary, but they'll celebrate their 25th anniversary with the old school teal hats and uniforms. It's an exciting throwback for those of us who fondly remember the old look and colors from the team's 1997 and 2003 championships. It all goes down tomorrow through Sunday, June 8 -10 when they host the Padres at Marlins Park. 

3 - ONE win away from TWO championships. On the ice, Alex Ovechkin's Washington Capitals hold a 3-1 lead over the Vegas Golden Knights.  The Caps can close things out TONIGHT (8pm faceoff) in Las Vegas. In his 14 NHL seasons, Ovechkin has worn the "he's just not a winner label" and can shed his narrative with just one more victory. He can seal his legacy as early as tonight. Meanwhile, the Golden State Warriors have a commanding 3-0 lead over the Cleveland Cavaliers, and can bring out the brooms on Friday night at Quicken Loans Arena. Could it be LeBron's final home game as a Cleveland Cavalier?