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Ethan Skolnick and Chris Wittyngham take deep dives into Miami sports topics. Flagship of @5ReasonsSports network.

Ethan Skolnick and Chris Wittyngham take deep dives into Miami sports topics. Flagship of @5ReasonsSports network.
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Ethan Skolnick and Chris Wittyngham take deep dives into Miami sports topics. Flagship of @5ReasonsSports network.






Learning About Brian Flores with Greg Bedard

5R153- Ethan and Chris are joined by Greg Bedard, owner and columnist for the Boston Sports Journal and former Dolphins writer for the Palm Beach Post, to discuss the Dolphins forthcoming hire of Patriots assistant Brian Flores to be their next head coach. We get into the different work Flores is done in New England, how he interacts with his players, and everything else you'd want to know. Thanks to our sponsors Doral Toyota, Brunt Insurance, and Berlitz Broward.


David Thorpe on Justise Winslow, Heat, NBA

5R152- Ethan and Chris are joined by David Thorpe, AKA Coach Thorpe, an NBA player development specialist to break down all the latest in basketball. We hit on the incredible development of Justise Winslow, some Dwyane Wade and Udonis Haslem stories, and go around the NBA. Thanks to our sponsors Doral Toyota, Brunt Insurance, and Berlitz Broward.


Brian Flores To Be Next Fins Coach + Tanking for 2020?

5R151- Ethan and Chris break down the reports over the weekend that Patriots linebackers coach and defensive play caller Brian Flores is expected to become the next head coach of the Miami Dolphins. We break down why the news broke before he can officially take the job, what we think of the hire, the Dolphins becoming the most diverse organization in the NFL, and whether or not they'll be tanking to draft a quarterback in 2020. Thanks to our sponsors Doral Toyota, Berlitz Broward, and Brunt...


Tommy Tighe on Heat Rotation, #WadeWeekend

5R150- Ethan and Chris are joined by Miami Heat pregame and halftime host Tommy Tighe to run through everything going on with the team. We hit on the Heat's "too many guys" problem, how they've coped with Goran Dragic's absence, and Dwyane Wade's candidacy for the All Star Game. Thanks to our sponsors Doral Toyota and Brunt Insurance.


Alex Donno on Dolphins, Diaz, Fight Game

5R149- Ethan and Chris are joined by Alex Donno, cohost of Donno and Friedo on 560 WQAM, to go around the sports landscape. We hit on the Dolphins coaching search, how UM Football has changed overnight with their coaching changes, how the National Championship illustrates how far away they are, the NFL Playoffs, and hit on a subject near and dear to Donno's heart, Combat Sports. Thanks to our sponsors Doral Toyota and Brunt Insurance for sponsoring today's episode


Miami Dolphins Coaching Search Update

5R148- Chris returns from vacation and joins Ethan to break down the current state of the Dolphins coaching search. We examine the direction the Dolphins organization is going and examine all the candidates: Kris Richard, Brian Flores, John Harbaugh, Darren Rizzi and Eric Bienemy. Thanks to our sponsors Brunt Insurance and Doral Toyota.


Mindin' Our Business w/ Jason Jackson & Windy Dees (Ep 1)

Welcome to the newest podcast on the Five Reasons Sports Flagship. Mindin' Our Business, hosted by Jason Jackson, Miami Heat TV Host and Courtside Reporter, and Dr. Windy Dees, Professor at the University of Miami focusing in Sports Marketing and Sponsorship. Jax and Dr. Dees will be featured here on the flagship podcast discussing all the latest issues and stories in the world of Sports Business. In this episode, they cover ESPN's Megacast for the National Championship (tonight at day of...


Adam Gase Fired, Manny Diaz Hired

Huge 24 hours in Miami sports, so Luis Zabala of CBS4 (who was in Buffalo with the Dolphins) joins @EthanJSkolnick to talk about the Dolphins firing Adam Gase and re-assigning Mike Tannebaum; and about the Hurricanes bringing back Manny Diaz to replace the retiring Mark Richt. Thanks to our sponsors: and Happy New Year and thanks for all the support! Website soon!


Dolphins Season Over, Now the Fun Begins

The Dolphins got blown out in Buffalo to finish the season at 7-9. With @ChrisWittyngham out of town, Alfredo Arteaga (@UptownReport) of @3YardsPerCarry joins @EthanJSkolnick to discuss: -- Adam Gase's weird behavior -- Steve Ross's difficult choices -- Matt Burke's imminent demise -- What the front office shakeup should look like, maybe even with Dan Marino. Sponsored by and


What the Dolphins Should Do Now -- with Kyle Crabbs

Kyle Crabbs (@GrindingTheTape) joins @EthanJSkolnick for a stripped-down opinion-heavy episode to discuss: -- How Steve Ross should reshuffle the Dolphins' front office -- What Adam Gase needs to do better if he stays -- The quarterback options beyond Ryan Tannehill -- The futures of Kenyan Drake, Reshad Jones, Minkah Fitzpatrick, Cameron Wake and more. Sponsored by


Miami Heat Go Into Christmas Rolling

5R147- Hope everyone is enjoying their holiday. Ethan and Chris discuss the Heat entering the Christmas period playing better than they have all season by some distance. We hit on the adjustments Erik Spoelstra has made and the internal improvements from various players this season. Thanks to our sponsor AutoNation.


Dolphins Lose To Jags, Eliminated From Playoffs. Fire Everyone?

5R146- Ethan and Chris do the post-mortem on the Dolphins season now that Miami is officially eliminated from the postseason, and figure out who of Tannenbaum, Grier, Gase, and Tannehill are going to be kept for next year. Thanks to our sponsors AutoNation and Brunt Insurance.


Kevin Arnovitz on Big 3 and Current Heat, LeBron, AD

5R145- Ethan and Chris are joined by ESPN's Kevin Arnovitz for a wide-ranging Heat and NBA conversation. Arnovitz was part of the original Heat Index for ESPN and told some 2010-11 Miami Heat stories. Then we narrowed in on the current team and some of the bigger stories in the NBA. Thanks to our sponsor Bet DSI. Also, subscribe to our patron feed


The Football Pod: UM/UCF/UF/Dolphins with Josh Appel

Oh and some wrestling too 5R144- Ethan and Chris are joined by Josh Appel, cohost of Smark Your Territory in the Five Reasons Sports Network and play by play broadcaster for Sports USA, to talk some football. We start with the latest on UM and their coaching search, discuss the idea of college football players skipping bowl games, UCF's now public negotiation with UF, what the Dolphins should do even if they finish 9-7, and WWE. Because why not? Thanks to our sponsors AutoNation and...


Better Here Than Buffalo: Dolphins Lose To Vikings

5R143- Ethan and Chris break down another Dolphins road loss on a day that went absolutely wrong for Miami. A 41-17 loss. Another offensive showing from Ryan Tannehill and Adam Gase that featured less than 200 yards of offense. And another season that will likely end without a playoff appearance. Thanks to our sponsors AutoNation and PC Reboot, and Gecko Parx for hosting our watch party.


5RSN Spotlight (Heat/Canes/Fins) + Panthers' Mike Hoffman

We're genuinely appreciative of everyone who supports us in the Five Reasons Sports Network. One of the things we're offering is a patron feed of bonus content. Commentaries after sporting events and original shows. We feature all of those in this episode, on the Miami Heat, Miami Hurricanes, Miami Dolphins and Miami Marlins. Plus, Florida Panthers forward Mike Hoffman joins the show. If you want to subscribe, click this link Thanks to our sponsor Gecko Parx. Come to our Dolphins-Vikings...


5 Biggest Miami Sports Stories Of 2018 with Chris Fischer

5R142- Ethan and Chris are joined by Chris Fischer of NBC6 to break down the biggest sports stories of 2018. We hit on the #MiamiMiracle, the Marlins trading away another MVP, Dwyane Wade's return, Inter Miami coming into existence, and much more. Thanks to our sponsors AutoNation, BetDSI, PC Reboot, and Gecko Parks


The Miami Heat Suddenly Look.... Better?

5R141- Ethan and Chris are joined by Christian Hernandez of Miami Heat Beat to examine the Heat's West Coast Road Trip. We break down Dwyane Wade's final regular season game against LeBron James' Lakers, Justise Winslow's surge, Hassan Whiteside's absence, and much more. Thanks to our sponsors Doral Toyota, The Law Office of Seltzer Mayberg, and Gecko Parks


Shock At The Rock: Dolphins Beat The Pats Reaction

5R140- Ethan and Chris break down an iconic Dolphins moment, Kenyan Drake's 69 yard touchdown to beat the New England Patriots 34-33 at Hard Rock Stadium on Sunday. Where does that rank in all time Dolphins moments? What does it mean for this Dolphins season? What does it mean for Ryan Tannehill? And do they have a chance to make the playoffs? We discuss Thanks to AutoNation, PC Reboot, and Gecko Parx.


Heat Stories: Tim Hardaway "Always Basketball"

5R139- Ethan and Chris are joined by former Miami Heat point guard Tim Hardaway for the latest installment of our Miami Heat series. We run through his entire basketball career, including the Run TMC era in Golden State, his trade to the Heat, his relationship with Pat Riley and Alonzo Mourning, the Heat's battles with the Knicks and more. Also, who was his toughest matchup, does he regret the way his Heat career ended, and why isn't he in the Hall of Fame? Thanks to our sponsors Doral...