Young but Ready to Strike: University School’s Trio of Sophomore Five-Stars Balsa Koprivica and Vernon Carey Jr., and head coach Adrian Sosa Jr.

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University School duo Vernon Carey Jr. and Balsa Koprivica have become two of the top players in the nation. (Photos: Jim Donnelly- left; Ryan Kuttler-right) By: Jesse Nadelman- Staff Writer ON A TYPICAL AFTERNOON, two teenagers sat and hung out like teenagers, playing video games and relaxing. Texting, snap-chatting, checking up on Instagram while battling in a game of NBA …

North Broward Prep Opens Astonishing New Athletic Global Wellness Center


By: Jesse Nadelman- Staff Writer COCONUT CREEK, Fla. – North Broward Prep has opened a state-of-the-art, 40,000+ square foot athletic and wellness center that the school has been constructing for more than a year now. The athletic center is armed with a plethora of outstanding facilities, mirroring that of a college. It consists of a brand new basketball arena that …

Batman and Robin {Jordan Wright & RaiQuan Gray}

RaiQuan Gray & Jordan Wright

Once Dillard wraps up practice, star forwards Raiquan ‘Turk’ Gray and Jordan Wright put on pick up games worthy of admission.  Putting aside a bond as lifelong best friends, Gray and Wright take turns beating up on each other. It’s no blood, no foul as Gray and his solid, 6-8, 245-pound frame takes Wright to the hoop. The 6-6, 228 pound Wright counters …

Anthony Polite: Saint Andrews’ Swiss Machine Has Taken South Florida by Storm

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Saint Andrew’s guard Anthony Polite has dominated in four seasons for the Scots. But how did he get to this point? (Photo: Palm Beach Post) By: Jesse Nadelman- Staff Writer JOHNNY O’CONNELL sat in his office, just a couple weeks removed from taking Saint Andrew’s to states before falling to Lake Highland Prep in the state final game at the …

The evolution of Jelani Hewitt

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Inside an Atlanta High school gym, former Northeast High star Jelani Hewitt is prepping for year two of his professional career. Scrimmages alongside fellow pros and would-be pros are fierce as Hewitt showcases the skills which made the Rhein Stars from Germany’s Second Division Pro A League sign him on Monday.  “The offseason has been about adding different moves to …

Zach Gillion – Lead by faith

Zach Gillion

It’s not a stretch to say Zach Gillion treats basketball like a religion.  Gillion, the Oakland Park Northeast girls coach eats, sleeps, and breathes it.  Yet when push came to shove, Gillion chose his religious beliefs over basketball.  Gillion coached the Hurricanes to its first FHSAA State championship game last March and then without hesitation, walked away from coaching it because it fell on the Seventh Day Adventist …

Complete 2016-17 Basketball Season Preview Form

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Please complete and submit this form no later than Saturday, November 5, 2016 to help us cover your team and South Florida basketball properly. Email Season Schedule and Complete Roster to Thank you!     Share List

The Ten Best Sports Bars in Miami


Miami has two types of sports fans: the die-hard fans and the bandwagon fans. You can easily find both at the best sports bars scattered throughout the Magic City. But to be ranked among the best, sports bars must offer more than just plenty of TV screens and stellar beer. Impressive food menus, creative cocktails, and just the right vibes …

Is It Time For A Shot Clock In High School Basketball?


By: Jesse Nadelman- Staff Writer Picture this: You’re a high school basketball coach. Your team is up by three with a minute left and you have the ball. With the current rules in the FHSAA (Florida High School Athletic Association), you’re thinking (or yelling), “Hold the ball!” The other team would be forced to foul. It’s a win for your …