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AFC East Division

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    February 15, 2010

    News Roundup: One Dead After Downtown Drive-By

    Nearly a quarter of new condos in Sunny Isles Beach are empty. [CBS4]One person is dead and another injured after an early-morning drive-by shooting in downtown Miami that began on the MacArthur Causeway. [CBS4]The bodies of the last missing Lynn University students and professors have been found an ... More >>

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    February 4, 2010

    News Roundup: Heat Fall Below .500

    A Man was shot at MIA lounge last night multiple times, while the shooter sped off in a black Mercedes. [JustNews]The ACLU claims two Miami Beach cops harassed and falsely arrested a gay tourist after he saw the men beating another suspect in handcuffs. [Herald]A man in Stuart died after being attac ... More >>

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    February 3, 2010

    News Roundup: Super Bowl Stage Collapse Injures Four

    An audit criticized the waste of tens of thousands of tax-payer dollars by city of Miami workers on Government credit cards. Some how we got stiffed with the bill for a pink metallic dog collar. [Herald]A stage being built at Sun Life stadium collapsed, injuring four. [CBS4]Jackson Memoria ... More >>

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    February 2, 2010

    News Roundup: Joey Porter Wants Out of Here

    A petition to recall Mayor Carlos Alvarez fell short by just a few thousand signatures. [CBS4]Murdered tourist Paula Sladewski's sister is back in town looking for the culprit, and the award for the killer's arrest has been raised to $15,000. [NBCMiami]Yesterday's rain and flooding caused ... More >>

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    February 2, 2010

    Guide to Recognizing Your New Orleans Saints

    ​"Who Dat Nation" has begun its descent on our fair city in advance of the Super Bowl, where the New Orleans Saints will take on the Indianapolis Colts. Fittingly, while the Colts will stay in Fort Lauderdale, the Saints will hang out at the InterContinental Hotel in downtown Miami, and last nigh ... More >>

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    February 1, 2010

    Jets Coach Rex Ryan Apologizes After Flicking Off Dolphins Fans

    Today's insane New York Post cover​When you combine a guy who coaches a team from New Jersey with guys beating the crap out of each other for entertainment, you really shouldn't expect anything classy. While attending a Strike Force mixed martial arts event at the BankAtlantic Center, the New ... More >>

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    January 22, 2010

    Who Do We Want Coming To Miami: Colts vs. Jet; Vikings vs. Saints

    ​It's Conference Championship weekend, meaning the teams that get to pack their bags for Miami are decided on Sunday. For a depressing 16th year in a row our Miami Dolphins aren't in the running, and as Gus mentioned yesterday we could really care less about who wins. But we will have to ... More >>

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    January 20, 2010

    News Roundup: Grandmother Killed Over $5

    A grandmother in Lauderdale Lakes was killed after she refused to give her teenage attacker $5 to buy marijuana. [Herald]A former Miami cop who devised a scheme to steal $15,000 from Crime Stoppers will get only two months in jail. [Herald]A University of Miami doctor who led much of the early medic ... More >>

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    January 11, 2010

    Could a Dolphin-less Pro Bowl Mean Local Blackout? Maybe Seven Former Canes Could Help

    ​Since 1980, the Pro Bowl has been played in Hawaii, and because our 50th state doesn't have a team of its own, it's been a nice opportunity for locals to catch some NFL action, even if the players don't typically bring their best game. But this year's Pro Bowl will take place in Miami, with ... More >>

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    January 6, 2010

    Man vs. Food's Adam Richman Filming at Shula's Thursday

    ​My colleague Jake mentioned the airing of the Super Bowl-themed Man vs. Food Miami episode on February 3, but what he didn't mention is that a big portion (ha ha) of the show is going to be filmed tomorrow on Miami Beach. That's right, everyone's favorite hipster gobbler Adam Richman will be chow ... More >>

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    January 4, 2010

    Dolphins vs. Steelers: Fade to Black

    ​It was a microcosm of an entire season. As with every game, the Miami Dolphins were kicked in the teeth while they fought tooth and nail to make a game of it but falling short in the end. Even after losing both their first- and second-string quarterbacks, the Fins were still within a field goal o ... More >>

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    December 31, 2009
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    December 31, 2009
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    December 30, 2009

    News Roundup: Scoop That Poop, or Face the Police

    The same water filtration system that may or may not be linked to cases of Legionnaire's disease at the EPIC, has been found in three other condo buildings in Miami. [CBS4]Jackson Health System is teetering on the edge of a financial emergency. [Herald]Somebody is a math superstar: "Well if we avera ... More >>

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    December 29, 2009

    Top Ten of the Decade: Miami Sports Moments

    Riptide 2.0's regular sports commentator and FinsNation blogger Chris Joseph looks back at the top ten Miami sports moments of the decade. Low points like the Miami Dolphins crappy performance and the after-thought known as the Florida Panthers didn't make the cut. Sorry. ​10. Canes BaseballCoach ... More >>

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    December 28, 2009

    Texans vs. Dolphins Recap: A Tale of Two Halves

    ​That Dolphins halftime speech must have been some kind of fire and brimstone sermon. Something along the lines of Henry V's Saint Crispen's Day address. The pre-game speech, meh, not so much. It was probably more along the lines of, "Okay men, we're gonna go out there and we're gonna pull down ou ... More >>

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    December 28, 2009

    Dolphins Playoff Hopes Still Marginally Alive, But at Least '72 Remains Unmatched

    ​Despite NBCMiami's sort of brilliant "Fin" headline this morning, the Dolphins playoffs hopes are still alive. Well, not really alive. Their playoff hopes are more zombie-like. It's as if the Dolphins are in a cheesy horror movie where the undead have taken over and bitten the Fins, and the team ... More >>

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    December 21, 2009

    Four Reasons the Dolphins Crapped the Bed on Their Season

    ​Just days before Christmas, the Miami Dolphins were supposed to come up with another big win to inch closer to a post-season berth. Instead, they delivered a stocking full of turds in the form of a 27-24 loss in overtime to the Tennessee Titans. There's plenty of blame to go around for their play ... More >>

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    December 17, 2009
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    December 14, 2009

    Miami Dolphins in the Thick of It

    ​If we had told you before this game started that the Dolphins would only manage to score 14 points in the first half, zero points in the second half, turn the ball over three times in enemy territory, but will still win the game, you would have stabbed us in the spleen with a No. 2 pencil and gon ... More >>

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    December 7, 2009

    Miami Dolphins Win: Never Say Die!

    ​Just when you thought they were good and dead, the Miami Dolphins pull off one of the most satisfying, Scarlett-Johansson's-knockers-in-your-face awesome victories of the 2009 season. It came thanks in large part to Chad Henne, Vontae Davis, and a Dolphins team that simply won't die.On their firs ... More >>

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    December 2, 2009

    News Roundup: Hotel Bookings on the Rise; Heat Beat Blazers

    Miami hotels may be seeing an increase in booking this winter, but with discounted rates it may not help them turn a profit. [Herald]Lincoln Diaz-Balart received an award from the Ukraine. [Herald]Here's an explanation of all those fancy designer stores (Gucci, Louboutin, etc.) that have popped up t ... More >>

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    November 30, 2009

    Dolphins Choke on Thanksgiving Weekend

    ​Four things you must have to be a Miami Dolphins fan:A total lack of surprise when they lose to a 3-7 team.An understanding that when they're presented with a golden opportunity scenario they, more often than not, blow said opportunity.An expectation that things can and eventually will implode.Bo ... More >>

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    November 24, 2009

    Food News Roundup: Paula Deen Ham, Kardashian Bikini, Celebrities Eat, Sobe Wine & Food, Ricky Williams and BK

    Paula Deen hit in face with flying ham, "another bout of public humiliation after the Wine and Beach Festival at Miami, when her pants fell off in public." Yeah, we broke that story, but we can't find video of this one that's as good as that one. [ThaIndian] [HamVideo] [PantsFallDown]Kim Kardashian ... More >>

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    November 20, 2009

    Ricky Williams and His Amazing Feats of Ass-Kickery

    ​First things first: Ricky Williams is now officially the Ambassador of Fucking Your Shit Up and Knocking Fools' Dicks Into the Dirt after last night's brilliant 119-yard, three-touchdown performance. Many had their doubts about the Dolphins' ability to effectively run the ball without Ronnie Brow ... More >>

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    November 19, 2009

    Miami Dolphins Preview: Win or Call It a Season

    ​And so we come to this. Sitting at 4-5, the Miami Dolphins face a must-win situation tonight as take on the equally desperate (and some would say equally craptastic) 4-5 Carolina Panthers. The winner will experience the sweet taste of being a .500 team for the first time this season while embarki ... More >>

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    November 16, 2009

    Miami Dolphins: The Robot Leads Miami To An Ugly Win

    ​Well we did say in our preview that this one felt like it was going to be closer than it should be. And Christ was it ever. Ugly win? This was lady-bitten-in-the-face-by-a-crazy-ass-chimp ugly as the Dolphins mangled, bungled and stumbled their way to a 25-23 victory against the lowly Buccaneers ... More >>

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    November 14, 2009

    Miami Dolphins Preview: Avast Ye Ass Kickers!

    ​So, the Dolphins clearly cannot hang with the likes of the Colts, Saints, Falcons or Patriots. We get that. But this Sunday, the Fins host what is most likely the worst team in the NFL this side of Detroit - the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. And while Miami does have the better team on paper, this just f ... More >>

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    November 2, 2009

    Miami Dolphins Win: Turns Out All That Trash Talking Will Get You a Nice Little Beatdown

    ​Coming into yesterday's rematch in the Meadowlands, Jets players called the Miami Dolphins a gimmicky team, called their Wildcat formation "nonsense," and called Chad Henne a clown. They said they couldn't wait to play Miami again, claimed they were the better team and threatened to take out Henn ... More >>

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    October 31, 2009

    Miami Dolphins at New York Jets: 10 Predictions

    ​Despite winning the last two meetings against the New York Jets, the Dolphins enter Sunday's rematch as 3-point underdogs. This is mainly because the Jets are coming off a big win against the Raiders (which is basically the equivalence of beating a team made up entirely of organ grinders and thei ... More >>

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    October 30, 2009

    The Week That Was: Full of Horrible Losses

    ​Your Miami Dolphins started the week off with a horibly embarrassing loss to the New Orleans Saints, only to get slaughtered by a bunch of angry Japanese people on this week's South Park. Ted Ginn Jr. made us lose our last nerve.The Hurricanes also had their own horrible loss most of their wildes ... More >>

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    October 29, 2009
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    October 29, 2009

    Miami Dolphins Literally Slaughtered on South Park

    ​Last night, likenesses of your Miami Dolphins were literally slaughtered on South Park, which was a lot more enjoyable than watching them get figuratively slaughtered on the field most Sundays. We just pretended every player was Ted Ginn Jr., and it was rather cathartic.For some context: In last ... More >>

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    October 26, 2009

    Miami Dolphins Implode Against New Orleans Saints

    ​When a team leads 24-10 at the half while having forced three turnovers, combined for five sacks and rushed for 128 yards and four touchdowns, that team will, more often than not, end up the victor. But this is the Miami Dolphins. Normal rules need not apply. This is Suck Country. The Fins could ... More >>

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    October 26, 2009

    Top Ten Ways Ted Ginn Can Repay the City of Miami

    For a more thorough and humorous review of every Miami Dolphins player who shat himself during yesterday's 46-34 loss to the New Orleans Saints, see Chris Joseph's post from this morning. I care only about my boy, Ted Ginn, Jr., who managed to sneak past Darrelle Revis two weeks ago against the Jets ... More >>

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    October 23, 2009

    From Selling Coca-Cola at the Orange Bowl to Revolutionizing Film Production, Jack Rapke Has Come a Long Way

    Photo by Joe Lederer, courtesy of ImageMovers Digital, LLCJack Rapke (L) on the set with Director Robert Zemeckis​When he's not cheering on the Dolphins, Miami-native Jack Rapke is calling the shots at ImageMovers Digital, the film studio he founded in 1998 with Robert Zemeckis and Steve Starkey. ... More >>

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    October 22, 2009

    Prunk TV: GWIP (Your Name Here) We Rock

    What would the world be like if Ozzy had never put that "vocalist seeks band" flyer in the record store, which caused soon to be guitar-god Tony Iommi to call him up? Ozzy joined Earth, which later became Black Sabbath, and the rest is Heavy Metal history. Do you feel me? I am talking about fate a ... More >>

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    October 19, 2009

    Wikipedia Entry: Buffalo Bills 16, New York Jets 13, by a Jets Fan

    via Wikicommons​On Sunday, October 18, 2009, the Buffalo Bills defeated the New York Jets 16-13 when Rian Lindell kicked a 47-yard field goal with 2:44 remaining in overtime. However, whoever had the ball last would have been victorious.The game, played at the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, New J ... More >>

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    October 13, 2009

    Miami Dolphins Win: Foes Vanquished, Obnoxious Fanbase Silenced, Everything's Beautiful!

    ​The Miami Dolphins coaching staff must be avid readers of Riptide. Because they pretty much ran down the checklist of our three keys for a Dolphins victory post and came out on top with a thrilling, last second 31-27 victory over the Jets on Monday Night Football. You're welcome, everybody!It was ... More >>

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    October 12, 2009

    Miami Dolphins Preview: Grudge Match

    ​Tonight is the Judgment Day, Hour of Reckoning, massively hysterical, Road to Armageddon, cats-and-dogs-living-together apocalyptic showdown between the Dolphins and Jets at Land Shark Stadium. Here are three key factors:1. Rex Ryan Knows How to Stop the Wildcat, Can Eat an Entire X ... More >>

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    October 2, 2009

    News Roundup

    My least favorite things in the world: Britto art and parking meters. Somehow they are coming together to raise money for the homeless. [WSVN]Some corporate thing I have never heard of has given the Miami Heat lots of money to make sure we all hear about it. Yep, the Heat has a new presenting sponso ... More >>

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    September 14, 2009

    News Roundup

    The Miami Dolphins lost to the Atlanta Falcons 19-7, and it wasn't even that kind of loss where you could be like, "Well, at least their so-and-so looks good this year." It was just brutal. [Herald]Ferry service from Miami to Havana? It might just happen. [NYTimes]Oh, no! Someone pulled a smash ... More >>

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    September 11, 2009

    Dolphins vs Falcons: Let's All Remain Calm and Optimistic

    ​Miami Dolphins @ Atlanta Falcons, Sunday at 1pm on CBS4. Not to say the Dolphins don't have some well deserved swagger, but let's be real, out of all the defending divisional champs the Fins fan's optimism might be the most muted. We all knew last year's historic turn around season was ... More >>

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    September 3, 2009

    Will.I.Am Wants to Try Out for Dolphins

    If you ask us, way too many of Will.i.am's dreams have come true. The Black Eyed Peas' resident shoddy producer has an ever growing ego, and now he has another modest dream: trying out for the Miami Dolphins. We say let him. Will.i.am took to some website called Dipdive... To brag about ho ... More >>

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    August 25, 2009

    News Roundup

    Some county commissioners want to cut Mayor Alvarez's budget next year after revelations that some staff members make more than President Obama's people. [Herald]In other embattled mayor news, Manny Diaz has scheduled a second vote on Miami 21 for September 4. [SFBJ]A 13-year-old boy in No ... More >>

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    August 11, 2009

    News Roundup

    Kendrick Meek attacked Charlie Crist (his possible foe in the 2010 Senate race) for not handling stimulus funds in a way best for Florida. [PBPost]Some d-bag was arrested for using his camera phone to take up-skirt videos at Aventura Mall. [NBCMiami]"Don Diego" Montoya, a Colombian drug ki ... More >>

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    August 11, 2009

    Ra Sushi Introduces "Fins Roll" for Dolfans, But Is It Worth $12?

    image via Ra SushiGet your roll on​What's teal and orange and goes down easy? No, unfortunately we're not talking about the Dolphins cheerleaders, we're talking about the new "Fins Roll" at Ra Sushi.It's an eight-piece spicy lobster roll topped with fresh salmon and avocado, drizzled in spicy mayo ... More >>

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    August 6, 2009

    Miami Dolphins Continue Their Celebrity Love-Fest with Britto, T-Pain, Versace, and Ocean Drive Mag

    Remember those good ol' days when the Miami Dolphins just played football? When Shula, Marino, and Csonka were the names that first came to mind when you imagined the teal and orange -- not Buffett, Estefan, and Anthony?via Wikimedia CommonsThis cat is much more interesting than a Joey Por ... More >>

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    August 5, 2009

    News Roundup

    The reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for recent horse slaughterings has been raised to $5,000 [NBCMiami]The Heat is fine with the current rooster. Nope, not at all bitter it lost out on Odom. [Herald]Former UM player and current New York Jets defensive ... More >>

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    August 3, 2009

    News Roundup

    A flight heading to Brazil made an emergency landing in Miami this morning; 26 of the passengers were injured. [Herald]Myriam Marquez has decided, for the good of all Miami, that Mr. Clucky should be brutally slaughtered and feasted upon by a group of homeless sex offenders. Cherry. [Herald] Co ... More >>

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