The past few days of rainy weather have been a real test for the new Marlins Park, and the $515 million stadium has not passed with flying colors. The team's management is now scrambling to fix leaks in the 8,000-ton retractable roof and, because that roof has been closed longer than expected, to re ... More >>
Remember when the Miami Heat sucked? Good golly, did they suck. This was a team so horrible they didn't get a single win until the 18th game of their inaugural 1988-89 season. In fact, the team's all-time record had never been above .500. Yep, when taking into consideration every single regular-s ... More >>
Anibal Sanchez, left, cancelled his trip home to Venezuela after Wilson Ramos's kidnappingToday is supposed to be the big day for the newly re-named Miami Marlins. Tonight the team unveils its new uniforms and, perhaps, a new blockbuster signing.But at least five players on the 40-man roster probabl ... More >>
via YouTubeJudging by the comments around baseball, not many players are going to weep openly tomorrow when the Marlins play their last game ever at Sun Life Stadium. "There were a lot of rain delays, and no fans," Josh Willingham recalls. "You're talking about the worst conditions," ex-fan fave Cod ... More >>
From a baseball standpoint, we still can't make sense of the Marlins' unceremonious firing of manager Fredi Gonzalez (dude did the best he could with that salary). From a Jeffrey-Loria-is-an-idiot standpoint, it at least added up. Loria has been keen on the idea of replacing Gonzalez with his bud ... More >>
Patrick Ambroise, a Florida Highway Patrol man was parked on the shoulder of the Florida Turnpike, most likely running a radar on traffic, when his patrol car was hit from behind by a Lexus. The collision sparked a fire in the patrol car, and the officer died on the scene. The accident happened arou ... More >>
Today, Gloria and Emilio Estefan officially announced their minority ownership of the Miami Dolphins. And while some people may scoff at the Estefans' acquisition, Gloria herself has had some previous sports-related endeavors. So come on everybody let's do the conga as Riptide takes a trip back in t ... More >>
Where will he suck next?
For a few years, I've harbored a strange obsession with Major League journeyman reliever Jorge Julio.
Not because he's very good, mind you. In fact, the current Milwaukee Brewer is one of the most consistently awful players to make a big-league roster every year. His ... More >>
LocalJohn McCain gives his support to Charlie Crist. Do you think he'll send Meghan to Florida to campaign and "get in touch" with "young people"? Please send Meghan. [NBCMiami]Two thugs attacked a man in a wheelchair and stole his necklace. The entire thing was caught on camera. [CBS4]The 'North Da ... More >>