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.
14 days ago | Sports
As protests swept through the NFL during Sept. 11th ceremonies, four Miami Dolphins players kneeled during the national anthem before last night's game in Seattle to protest inequality and police brutality against African-Americans. Even more rema...
17 days ago | Politics
Just a few short months ago, only a few anti-mosquito wonks had ever heard of a pesticide called naled. But now, thanks to the onslaught of the Zika virus, the mosquito-killing compound has become the touchiest issue in Dade County since LeBron Ja...
20 days ago | Politics
As Zika has swept through Miami, residents have raged almost as much at Gov. Rick Scott as at the hated aedes aegypti mosquito. And with good reason. Scott slashed mosquito control budgets statewide then tried to blame Obama for the outbreak. And ...
24 days ago | Politics
Mike Fernandez has not been shy about his contempt for Donald Trump. The Miami health care billionaire took out full-page ads in December calling Trump a "narcissistic BULLYionaire" and comparing him to Hitler. In July, the Cleveland Plain Dealer ...
25 days ago | International News
Venezuela's long economic slide under Hugo Chavez and his successor, Nicolas Maduro, has lately turned into a terrifying free fall. Hunger is so widespread that whole families have survived on nothing but mangos this summer. The luckiest get by wi...
26 days ago | Politics
Statewide, Florida voters mostly did themselves proud yesterday. They rejected terminal blowhards Carlos Beruff, Dan Bongino and Alan Grayson, and backed a common sense solar power amendment. Our Jacksonville friends even booted longtime Dem...