Tim Elfrink is an award-winning investigative reporter and managing editor of Miami New Times. In 2013, he broke the story of the Biogenesis steroid scandal, which became the biggest doping case in U.S. professional sports history. His series of stories on the Biogenesis case won the George Polk Award and was a finalist for the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting. He's the co-author of Blood Sport: Alex Rodriguez and the Quest to End Baseball's Steroid Era, which was published by Penguin in 2014. Prior to moving to Miami in 2008, Tim began his career on the military beat for the Omaha-World Herald, for which he traveled throughout Germany and wrote about cyber spies and satellite shoot-downs.
6 days ago | Environmental
Ever since the Zika outbreak hit Miami, the Centers for Disease Control has warned of "hot zones" where the virus has definitively been spread locally. Shaded alarmingly red on maps, the first zone in Wynwood was followed by another in South Beach...
7 days ago | Crime
Aaron Davidson was once a brilliant American soccer exec, the man who co-founded the North American Soccer League, the Miami FC and the reborn Fort Lauderdale Strikers. But behind the scenes, prosecutors say, he was also profiting handsomely — and...
8 days ago | Police
The white Volkswagen SUV was mired in traffic around 1 p.m. yesterday at a busy Miami Gardens intersection when Miami-Dade Police caught up with it. The driver had stolen the ride from a nearby dealership earlier that day. As bystanders filmed fro...
9 days ago | Concerts
Lauryn Hill has had an interesting relationship with Miami audiences in recent years. In 2010, she put the year's single best concert at the University of Miami's homecoming; the next year, her Jazz at the Gardens' set was marred by technical prob...
12 days ago | Politics
When two University of Miami professors decided in 2009 to write a book about the role of conspiracy theories in American politics, they figured the esoteric topic was worthy of more mainstream academic research. At the time, wild accusations abou...
13 days ago | Politics
Conservative Twitter is abuzz this afternoon with a trending hashtag: #BlacksForTrump. The spark is clear: Thousands have retweeted photos from Trump's rally in Lakeland, Florida this afternoon showing a small group directly behind the Donald enth...