Without any help from our sports teams Florida already has a well deserved reputation for unabated weirdness, but the bizarre sports scandals that have erupted in the state in the past three years alone is out of control by sports standards, by Florida standards, or by any standards of human decency ... More >>
Since the 1995 inaugural season of the Jacksonville Jaguars, Florida has had three NFL teams. In that time Dan Marino retired and the Dolphins mostly slunk into irrelevant mediocrity. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers captured a Super Bowl ring and had a pretty decent '00s, but are now back to playing like i ... More >>
Man has been preoccupied with sport since the beginning of time. But just like any other subculture, sports fandom seems slightly insane to anyone who's not a part of group. It can be downright intimidating. I'm new to Miami and NBA fandom, but with the world champs back in action, last night's pre ... More >>
Miami Dolphins fans haven't had a quarterback jersey they could wear for more than a season or two ever since Dan Marino's retirement in 1999. So maybe it's not much of a surprise that Ryan Tannehill jerseys are selling like hotcakes.
With the 2013 Miami Dolphins football season nearing, fans of all shapes, sizes, and attitudes are readying themselves for the return of the NFL. Some of us are 75 years old and lived through a time when this franchise was second to none. Others are in our mid-30s and for the vast majority of those ... More >>
Daunte Culpepper, one of several players who have been part of the Dolphins' never ending post-Dan Marino quarterback carousel, has lost his South Florida home in foreclosure court. According to the AP, Culpepper bought the nearly 10,000 square foot Broward County home back in 2006 while he was st ... More >>
If you need a car, truck or van. Who you gonna call? Not Maroone. The mega car dealership chain is changing its name, and will from now on be going using the name of its parent company, AutoNation.But does this mean that South Florida most ubiquitous jingle is going anywhere? Will we never be inform ... More >>
Facing a below-average Oakland Raiders yesterday, it was generally believed the Dolphins had a very good chance of beating their former AFC rival and notching the first victory for both Head Coach Joe Philbin and QB Ryan Tannehill. Then Reggie Bush came out of nowhere and decided to show everyone hi ... More >>
Sure, things might come together for the Miami Dolphins this year. Ryan Tannehill could quickly develop into a stud. Our offense may surprise. Joe Philbin might reveal himself as a true coaching genius in his first season. The team might make the playoffs. You might win the lottery. The polar ice ca ... More >>
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 gives an F to the Miami Dolphins and the Miami Hurricanes underclassmen who left school for the NFL draft.As much I've put t ... More >>
It only took 29 years, but the Miami Dolphins finally grew a pair and used a first round pick to select a quarterback. And that quarterback is Ryan Tannehill of Texas A&M.After getting stiffed by Peyton Manning during the offseason, and feeling pretty meh about Matt Flynn, the Dolphins went ahea ... More >>
Let's face it. For most of us, keeping a New Year's resolution is as likely as the Miami Dolphins finally finding Dan Marino's successor in the draft.And some locals should look back on the past year with shameful regret.They could use a fresh start, so Banana Republican came up with some ideas to h ... More >>
With Chad Henne probably out because of his injury, someone else will become the Dolphins' 16th starting quarterback in the 13 years since Dan Marino's retirement. The job will most likely go Matt Moore, barring a miraculous Henne recovery, but the Fins are still on the hunt for other backups. ... More >>
Despite the weekly disaster show on the field, the Miami Dolphins are at their highest level of popularity in years. That's according to a Harris Interactive poll that ranks the 32 NFL teams from America's most favorite to least. The Dolphins are America's 13th favorite team. Unlucky number as ... More >>
Miami Dolphins fans certainly had a lot to curse about during last night's game, though few of us had the duties of announcing the game live on television. ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski, a former Dolphins player, officially turned the broadcast into a shit show when he let out the four-letter e ... More >>
Former Dolphins quarterback Chad Pennington isn't ready to accept that his playing career is over just yet, but he's already accepted a job on the other side. He's just signed with Fox Sports to provide analysis during NFL football games. Though he still hopes to return to playing one day.
Dear America,We address you as ambassadors of sorts from the culturally sovereign nation of Miami-Dade. It's recently come to our attention that the "Miami Heat," a professional sporting concern that represents our city in your National Basketball Association, has advanced to a series which will ... More >>
The Mad Dog of South Florida RadioThe Mad Dog bled aqua and orange until his last breath. Former Miami Dolphins tight end and local sports radio personality Jim Mandich passed away Tuesday evening after months of battling cancer. For anyone who's rooted for the hometown NFL Franchise, Mandic ... More >>
With Sunday's 17-14 loss to the lowly Buffalo Bills, it looks like the Miami Dolphins have managed to cobble together yet another season of rampant incompetence. The loss killed whatever feeble hopes Miami had on making the playoffs, putting their record at 7-7 and giving them their sixth ho ... 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 >>
"Well-done pizzas" have landed in Kendall. It happened this past weekend, when Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza opened its fifth Miami-Dade location (and 23rd nationwide) at 12502 N. Kendall Dr., a half-mile west of the turnpike.ACFP's anthracite-burning ovens heat up to 800 degrees, a beautifully blis ... More >>
Welcome back to our second night of NFL Draft Live-Blogging! Brought to you in 3D!* (*-not really, but everything else is in 3D, so why not). Tonight we'll roll through the second and third rounds, where the Dolphins hold the 40th and 73rd overall picks. Tonight's blog will be more Dolphins-cente ... More >>
via Sports PureLet's be honest. The brightest star in the black hole of mediocrity that is the South Florida sports landscape is Dwyane Wade. As we all know, he enters free agency after this season. While we're about 75 percent sure he'll stay with the Heat, the media is going to have a lot of fu ... More >>
Next week CBS and its Super Bowl crew will invadeMiami and they're bringing their news shows along, and it's a homecoming of sorts for two of the eye network's biggest stars. The shows will also bring live performances to South Beach from Gloria Estefan, Justin Bieber and Wynnona Judd and Wyclef ... More >>
Dave Landsberger Can we change all those rings to gold and stick a cigar in there?Last week, Rio de Janeiro beat Chicago to host the 2016 Summer Olympics. Rio and Miami share many things, including tourism, beaches, and lots of South Americans. But here are five reasons the Magic City coul ... More >>
Veteran local b-boys revive old-school rhythms.
Unemployment in America has reached 8.5%, the highest it's been since 1983! Egads! Remember those horrible times of 1983 -- I don't, because I was not born -- but it actually seems that 1983 was a banner year for Miami. Maybe history will repeat itself. The Miami Hurricanes won their first NCAA Divi ... More >>
Jason Taylor spent 11 long years with the Miami Dolphins, the last of which was particularly embarrassing, but did our love not make up for it? It wasn't a Dan Marino type of love, but we loved him in a way a city loves the standout star of their otherwise helpless professional football team. We eve ... More >>
Don’t look now but the Miami Hurricanes are in first place in the ACC Coastal Division. Couldn’t decide between watching the Canes getting their mojo back or 30 Rock last night? That’s what the "previous channel" button on the remote is for (or, for those of you still living in a world where ... More >>
The Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins renew their rivalry in a must-win game.
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