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    November 25, 2014

    Brent Grimes: Heart of the Dolphins

    In this week's Miami New Times, we profile 30 of the most interesting characters in town, with portraits of each from photographer Stian Roenning. See the entire Miami New Times People Issue here. Glance at Brent Grimes' resumé before he joined the Dolphins last year and you'd be hard-pressed to i ... More >>

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    November 14, 2014

    Miami Hurricanes Have the Talent To Beat Florida State Seminoles

    Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. Today, Luke offers what it will take for the Miami Hurricanes to beat Florida State. On Saturday night the Florida State Seminoles football team ... More >>

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    October 23, 2013

    The Bonkers TLC Movie: A Brief Rundown

    [Editor's Note: In his new column, Serrano Time, award-winning goofball Shea Serrano writes about his life and times. Better put on your shoes because your socks are about to be blown off.] On Monday night, I watched the movie about TLC, the most important all-girl rap group of all-time. It came on ... More >>

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    September 23, 2013

    Dolphins Overcome Falcons 27-23: Julio Jones Is an Alien

    For much of the game yesterday, the Falcons bruised, battered and manhandled the Dolphins along the line of scrimmage, and there was the sense that this Dolphins game would end like so many others we've witnessed in the last decade or so: with a loud, wet fart heard for miles around as fans exited ... More >>

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    September 20, 2013

    Dolphins Home Opener: Four Keys to a Victory Against the Falcons

    The Dolphins are now 2-0 for only the second time in a decade, and optimism about the team is all over the place. RYAN TANNEHILL WAS BORN FROM THE BLOOD OF JESUS CHRIST! JOE PHILBIN FINALLY NABBED THOSE RASCALLY KIDS -- WATCH OUT, WORLD! COCKCAKES = SUPER BOWL! BRIAN HARTLINE IS A FELINE FRANCISCAN ... More >>

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    September 20, 2013

    Dolphins Home Opener: Duffy's Sports Grill Opens in Coconut Grove With 90 TVs

    As the Dolphins prepare to play the Atlanta Falcons in their most suspenseful home opener in years, it looks like Coconut Grove has gained unofficial status as the Miami-Dade capital of sports bars with the opening of Duffy's Sports Grill at Cocowalk today. This is the second Miami-Dade location f ... More >>

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    September 19, 2013
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    September 18, 2013

    Dolphins Nearing Sellout of Home Opener

    Last season, the Miami Dolphins had one of the most embarrassingly meager home-opener crowds in the team's long history. This year, the Fins might actually sell out their home opener this Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons. As in an actual, honest-to-God sellout. Is it because the team is off to a ... More >>

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    September 16, 2013

    Dolphins Beat Colts, Luck 24-20

    On the final drive of Sunday's victory over the Andrew Luck-led Colts, there was that creeping feeling the NFL's newest comeback kid would do the thing Dolphins fans are so used to seeing: snatch victory from the jaws of defeat by putting a big ol' dunce hat on the Dolphins and all their silly aspir ... More >>

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    September 13, 2013

    Miami Major League Soccer Update: Stephen Ross Stepping In?

    Atlanta is getting a Major League Soccer team. Several reports today suggest that the deal is all but done. Which, in a way, is good news for Miami soccer fans, as it suggests the MLS is serious about bringing the league back to the South with Atlanta, Orlando, and Miami as their main targets. Thoug ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2013

    John Cena, Lance Armstrong, Michael Vick, Tiger Woods: Stars Replace Mascots on Cereal Boxes

    Is caveman Fred Flintstone following T-Rex and Twinkies into extinction? If you took a trip to your local supermarket cereal aisle, you might get that idea because instead of the usual beefy neanderthal on boxes of Post Fruity and Cocoa Pebbles, you might just see WWE star John Cena. As part of a pr ... More >>

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    September 6, 2012
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    August 23, 2012
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    May 3, 2012

    Junior Seau's Dementia Was Predicted By Scientist Studying Dave Duerson's Brain

    When Dave Duerson committed suicide in a Sunny Isles condo in February 2011, the manner of his death was so shocking and tragic-- a bright and beloved former football star shooting himself in the chest to preserve his brain for concussion-related dementia testing-- that it seemed to signal the begin ... More >>

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    February 24, 2012

    Glenn Sharpe, Former UM Star and NFL Cornerback, Arrested on Murder Charges​Former NFL cornerback Glenn Sharpe -- a Miami native who starred for the University of Miami -- has been arrested in Georgia on charges that he murdered a man during an argument.According to the DeKalb Sheriff's Office, Sharpe has been charged with the February 2 murder of Christopher Gall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    Jeff Fisher Leaning Toward St. Louis Job; Sorry, Dolphins

    ​Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said shortly after firing Tony Sparano that he'd be looking for a "young Don Shula." So it sort of surprised us when he went all-in on the pursuit of Jeff Fisher. The man is certainly no young Don Shula. Jeff Fisher is, well, an old Jeff Fisher. So we're not exactly he ... More >>

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    September 19, 2011

    To The Amazement of Absolutely Nobody, Dolphins Fall to 0-2

    ​The Amazing Shitshow! that is your Miami Dolphins fell to the Houston Texans for the sixth straight time in a 23-13 ass-whoopin' yesterday afternoon. The Dolphins are now 0-2 to start the season, have lost eleven of it's last twelve games at home, can't convert a third down for dick, and are the ... More >>

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    August 13, 2011

    Dolphins Beat Falcons, Still Look Like Crap

    The good news is football season started again last night. The bad news is the Miami Dolphins still pretty much blow.The Dolphins visited the Atlanta Falcons for the first game of the 2011 pre-season and, while the Fins ultimately delivered the 28-23 victory, it was mostly thanks to the second teame ... More >>

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    January 3, 2011

    So What Now For the Miami Dolphins?

    Last week, Dolphins owner Stephen Ross gave his vote of confidence to head coach Tony Sparano. The consensus has been that Sparano would keep his job, despite the team's second consecutive losing season. Mainly because the players love and respect him. And even though Sunday's game against the New E ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2010

    Brandon Marshall Isn't All That Fired Up About Chad Henne

    ​All season long we heard Brandon Marshall going to bat for Chad Henne during press conferences and post game interviews. No matter how shitty Henne played, Marshall insisted that the duo would be a force to be reckoned with once their chemistry got right. Well now that the season is all but ... More >>

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    November 4, 2010
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    November 2, 2010

    NFL Is Too Soft For the Rest Of the World

    ​Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke addresses the NFL's crackdown on helmet-to-helmet hits.The No Fun League needs to stop fining defensive players for helme ... More >>

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    August 27, 2010

    Dolphins Host the Falcons Tonight: What To Watch For

    The starting squad for your Miami Dolphins has not been able to catch a break with the all the rain during the first two pre-season games. Against the Buccaneers two weeks ago, a rainstorm created a quagmire in Sun Life Stadium. Last week, the foul weather followed them up to Jacksonville where a li ... More >>

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    August 23, 2010

    Miami Dolphins Pre-Season: Fins Win Again, Despite Another Squall

    Oil can! ... Oil can!​Saturday night was quite a night for both football and meteorology enthusiasts. After nearly a two-hour weather delay, the Miami Dolphins went out and defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 27-26. It's the second-straight win for the Fins, and a second-straight week where they had ... More >>

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    August 19, 2010
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    March 11, 2010
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    October 22, 2009
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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 >>

  • Music

    April 30, 2009

    Miami According to Brooklyn

    Commish Joe Sanchez deserves a handshake.

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    April 22, 2009

    South Florida According to Brooklyn: The New Anti-Tethering Law

    To read past installments of Miami According to Brooklyn, click here. What I would like to talk about this week is the new anti-tethering law that passed Miami-Dade County in March.  Here's the ordinance exactly how it's stated: it "bans tethering or chaining of a dog unless the owner is with t ... More >>

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    February 3, 2009

    It Was Fun While It Lasted: Dolphins Have the Hardest NFL Schedule in 2009

    All the naysayers (me included, often) think the Dolphins' roller coaster 2008 season ought to come with a few caveats: "Yeah, yeah, but Tom Brady was out the entire season... Sure, but the Jets had that old guy... Well, the wildcat won't be as effective next year... Whatever, you had an easy schedu ... More >>

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    February 22, 2008

    Combine Talk: A Trade With Atlanta?

    Armando Salguero has a conference call with Mel Kiper posted on his blog. But that's not important. What is important is that he wrote about a rumor making the rounds in Indy that the Falcons are reportedly so in love with BC quarterback Matt Ryan that they might consider trading up to get him. They ... More >>

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    February 15, 2008

    Let's Talk Free Agents: Offense

    Continuing our free agent talk from yesterday, we now turn to the offense: Offensive Line The Dolphins released LJ Shelton and Anthony Alabi this week. Which means they're definitely in the market for some beef. Some have said this makes it a sure thing that Parcells will draft Jake Long. Let's no ... More >>

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    October 18, 2007

    T.I. Still Behind Bars

    It's a little, well known fact, depending on where you get your news from these days, that Atlanta rapper T.I. is in jail. He was arrested for illegally attempting to purchase machine guns from an undercover agent. I'm not sure why T.I. is trying to be all Charleston Heston on us. Besides, it's all ... More >>

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    November 3, 2005
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    May 5, 2005

    Dead Meat

    This time it just might be Mark "the Shark" Quartiano who ends up being filleted

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    June 7, 2001

    South Beach as Thug Central

    Will Puffy, Pink, and Cash Money Crew replace Versace, Madonna, and Ingrid Casares?

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    May 4, 2000

    Pocket the Difference

    Miami commissioners use a well-worn strategy to avoid public notice of their sweetheart deals

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    September 30, 1999

    Holy Rollers

    To keep X-craved Miami Beach raving, Hasidic teenagers smuggled in pills by the hundreds of thousands

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    September 23, 1999

    A Skid Row Sleepover

    Wherein our intrepid writer attempts to pierce the veil of sleaze on Miami's main street

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    April 22, 1999

    A Star Is Broke

    Football standout Tony Martin may have signed a multimillion-dollar contract, but he's bankrupt

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    March 4, 1999
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    February 11, 1999

    A Bird Gets Burned

    After the feds indicted Falcon Tony Martin this week, some friends in Liberty City dropped a penalty flag

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    February 4, 1999

    Caught Sure-Handed

    Under federal scrutiny for alleged money laundering, Falcons receiver Tony Martin lends new meaning to the term "dirty bird"

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    February 4, 1999
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    October 1, 1998

    Friends in Low Places

    The feds suspect that Tony Martin, Miami native and NFL star, helped his childhood pal launder drug proceeds