During the 2005 offseason the Dolphins traded Brendon Ayanbadejo to the Bears. he went on to have three consecutive Pro Bowl seasons and would eventually win a Super Bowl with the Baltimore Ravens. The Dolphins meanwhile would endure a season of mediocrity under Nick Saban. Well, Ayanbadejo seems ... More >>
On Sunday, February 2, at 6:30 p.m. all normal activity on this planet will cease to exist as everyone in the world squats in front of a television to watch the Super Bowl. Exaggeration? Somewhat. Last year, more than 46 percent of the population of the United States that tunes in to watch the "Big ... More >>
The 1972 Miami Dolphins finally got to see the White House this week, forty years after their undefeated season. President Barack Obama welcomed the players and staff into his home yesterday, making up for the invite that never happened back in 1972, a time when sports teams didn't automatically mak ... More >>
When you're kicking ass on the court, you can pretty much do whatever you want off of it. The Chicago Bears had the "Super Bowl Shuffle" back in 1986. Now the Miami Heat have made their claim to this year's meme, the Harlem Shake.And a helluva claim it is, with King James prancing around in a crown ... More >>
From the moment former Dolphins star Junior Seau took his own life last May, many questioned whether brain injuries linked to the dozens of concussions he'd suffered may have contributed to his death at just 43 years old.This morning, scientists at the National Institutes of Health have an answer: S ... More >>
A funny thing is happening with this year's installment of Hard Knocks. Previous seasons focused on obvious, larger-than-life coaching personalities in Rex Ryan, Herm Edwards and Brian Billick, but the idea behind this year's inside look at the Dolphins was to cut out all that cute shit and pull bac ... More >>
Its a sad, sad day in the Miami sports world. The Marlins got stomped last night. Longtime Dolphin Yeremiah Bell is now a Jet. And, well, the less said about the Heat the better. So, lets try and focus on a tiny bit of good news for the only team that truly matters: the Miami Hurricanes.The team jus ... More >>
Brandon Marshall is no longer a Miami Dolphin as of about 4 p.m. yesterday, and perhaps this is part of the reason why: Marshall is accused of punching a woman in the face this weekend after getting into a scuffle at a New York City nightclub.
Bye, bye, Brandon Marshall? FoxSports.com's NFL Insider has Tweeted that the Dolphin's Brandon Marshall just got traded to the Chicago Bears in exchange for a pretty paltry two third round pics. Well, this is pretty huge. Especially considering Peyton Manning was said to be wary of working with M ... More >>
In April 2011, former Chicago Bears star Dave Duerson killed himself in his Sunny Isles apartment, his brain racked by football injuries. The once proud and successful businessman was six months into the bankruptcy process. His suicide-- shooting himself in the chest to preserve his brain for dem ... More >>
Could the Miami Hurricanes soon be on the hunt for its sixth offensive coordinator since 2005? Quite possibly if the Chicago Bears pursue current OC Jedd Fisch. The team is looking for a new passing game coordinator/quarterbacks coach.
photo by back_garage via Wikimedia CommonsAdewale OgunleyeWhen Adewale Ogunleye walked into his condo in the South Beach Mondrian a few weeks ago, he got a nasty shock -- a slammed door and a "large male" hiding in the shower. When he called out, the guy said he was "Roberto, head of housekeeping ... More >>
Dwyane Wade could be taking his talents across the ocean. The Miami Heat guard was in suburban Chicago with Chicago Bears (and former Miami Hurricanes) player David Hester while the two were hosting camps for kids. Wade told the AP he'd be open to playing for the foreign league if the NBA lock out d ... More >>
Club Play is a relative newcomer on South Beach's party scene, but the Fifth Street hot spot has already hosted major events featuring sports and music stars. Unfortunately for them, they've just made a powerful enemy: the National Football League. The NFL is investigating a flyer for the club's ... More >>
via Miami-Dade CorrectionsWe've all been waiting for this moment: the day South Beach claimed its first NFL lockout victim. Because even when pro football players have a job to go to in the morning, they manage to get arrested on Washington Avenue at a rate that would make Rod Blagojevich blush.T ... More >>
At a news conference today, Boston University researchers announced that Dave Duerson, the former NFL player who committed suicide in Sunny Isles Beach and donated his brain for testing, was indeed afflicted with the brain trauma common in former players. Duerson, who won two Super Bowl rings i ... More >>
Photo by Tim ElfrinkTo celebrate Tax Day, the folks at Right to the City and MoveOn.org decided it was high time to combine the best traditions of 1985-era Chicago Bears dancing and progressive lefty political agitation. The result? Behold the "Tax the Rich Shuffle." William "The Fridge" Perry wa ... More >>
Dave Duerson propped a dining room chair against the front door of his Sunny Isles apartment. He neatly laid out documents on the dining room table and on his bed. He also placed two framed certificates, framed medals, and a folded American flag at the head of the bed. Naked except for a gold nec ... More >>
Dave Duerson, the former star Chicago Bears safety who killed himself on Thursday at his home in Sunny Isles Beach, was hemorrhaging millions in his final years, according to bankruptcy documents he filed last September. And in December, his ex-wife claimed in a lawsuit that he had concealed asset ... More >>
Dave Duerson, a former superstar Safety who took four trips to the Pro Bowl and had two Super Bowl rings on his fingers, was found dead in his Miami home last night. So far, though, no cause of death have been given.
Bob "Kooch" Kuechenberg, a Miami Dolphins legend who played for the unbeaten '72 team and racked up six Pro Bowl selections, has been busted for a DUI. The arrest comes after he side swiped another vehicle while trying to make a lane change on a stretch of I-95 in Broward County on Saturday night ... More >>
Last night, in perhaps the most dire example of the Marino Curse ever, the Miami Dolphins suffered only their second shutout on their home field in the past 40 years in a 16-0 pummeling by the Chicago Bears. Yes, with Brandon Marshall went out with a hamstring injury. And, yes, the coaching was part ... More >>
On a night where the NFL Network previewed an upcoming documentary on Bill Parcells and his football genius, the Dolphins team he built was busy rushing for 39 total-yards and throwing for 187 on their way to their first shutout loss in three seasons. The Dolphins were manhandled and dominated in ... More >>
TILT! ... TILT! ... TIL* ... It took three quarterbacks to do it, but the Miami Dolphins were able to pull off the 29-17 victory over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, earning the Fins their first home win of the season. That's the good news. The bad news? The entire starting roster is injured and ... More >>
Fridge, McMahon, Coke, Super Bowl 1986This Sunday, February 7, football rules the airwaves when Super Bowl 44 beams out live from Miami, and millions of dollars worth of commercials for crap you don't need and foods that kill-slowly connive their way into your subconscious, wallet, and fridge thr ... More >>
We know that to many American tourists, Miami might seem like a foreign country, but the phone companies should do better. An Illinois man got aboard a cruise ship this past November at the Port of Miami and realized he had about three hours to kill before the ship took off. So, through some fancy w ... More >>
From South Side to South Beach.
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 >>
Sports Illustrated's Peter King says the Dolphins are poised to have a big off-season after releasing Trent Green, Marty Booker and L.J. Shelton. With those guys off the books, the Fins' cap number has gone from $29 million to $40 million (sadly, my cap space is holding steady at $58.12), which mean ... More >>
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