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    February 5, 2014

    ESPN Touts LeBron James-Blake Griffin Trade Fantasy

    So how would you feel about losing LeBron James if it meant getting rising star Blake Griffin in return? ESPN wants you to think about it. Because they're going to run the LeBron free agency story into the ground almost as severely as everything Tim Tebow, ESPN's website is running a story today ... More >>

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    February 5, 2014

    Hurricanes Net Solid Class on Drama-Free Signing Day

    Despite last-minute interest in Alabama and continued overtures from Florida State, five-star defensive end Chad Thomas of Booker T. Washington Senior High approached the podium at the school's national signing day event, popped "U," and put on a Miami Hurricanes jacket. It was the highlight of a d ... More >>

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    January 8, 2014

    Dan Le Batard Gave His Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot to Deadspin

    Nothing gets a certain segment of baseball enthusiasts more heated than the voting process for the Baseball Hall of Fame. Not being baseball enthusiasts ourselves (we grew up with the Marlins, after all), we don't fully understand it, but it seems like a pretty touchy subject. Anyway, to protest t ... More >>

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    October 17, 2013

    LeBron Calls Out Garnett and Pierce for Leaving Boston

    It's an understatement that LeBron James is no stranger to heavy criticism for ditching one team for another, and as the team prepare to play a preseason game against the Brooklyn Nets it appears he's still exercising some of those demons. He called out the hypocrisy of Kevin Garnett and Paul Pier ... More >>

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    June 4, 2013

    MLB May Suspend 20 Players With Links to Miami Clinic For Up To 100 Games Each

    Major League Baseball has made a major break in its investigation of a Miami-based clinic that provided performance-enhancing drugs to about 20 players, including the New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez and the Milwaukee Brewers Ryan Braun. ESPN reports that the league could hand out 100-game suspension ... More >>

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    May 22, 2013

    Marlins Park Could Host College Bowl Game

    Marlins Park is already home to one troubled sports organization, so why not another? The American Athletic Association, more popular known as the sad, tattered remains of the football schools in the former Big East, is considering putting together its own college bowl game and is eyeing Marlins P ... More >>

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    April 3, 2013

    LeBron James Would "Whoop On" Fired Rutgers Coach Mike Rice

    Former Rutgers coach Mike Rice is a sad little rage ball of a man who makes Bobby Knight look like a Zen Buddhist. The coach was fired yesterday after ESPN aired video of Rice hurling balls at players' heads, repeatedly shoving his players during practice, and calling them slurs such as "f*ggot" and ... More >>

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    March 1, 2013

    Duke Is Going to Ruin Court-Storming for Hurricanes and the Whole ACC

    How sweet it must have been for Miami Hurricanes fans to storm the court earlier this season after knocking off then-number-1-ranked Duke and signaling to the world that they were in fact contenders. Well, Duke and grumpy-ass Coach K are apparently upset about all the times they've had to endure cou ... More >>

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    February 7, 2013
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    January 3, 2013
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    October 18, 2012

    The Lakers Would Like LeBron James to Play For Them in 2014, According to ESPN Fan Fiction Report

    LeBron James is only guaranteed to be a member of the Miami Heat for the next two seasons -- after that, he's got two year of player option left on his contract. So, of course today brought us a dramatic ESPN report that the Los Angeles Lakers are getting ready to lure James to Tinseltown in 2014 to ... More >>

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    October 18, 2012
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    August 27, 2012

    Howard Schnellenberger Thinks the 2012 Canes Are the Best Damn Team He's Ever Seen

    While there are plenty of talking heads doubtful that Al Golden's young Miami Hurricanes will even be able to win six games this season, old Howard Schnellenberger put down his pipe for a second, traveled down to Coral Gables, took one look at the team, and decided they were just about the best damn ... More >>

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    July 30, 2012

    The Marlins Fire Sale is Over ... For Now: Josh Johnson Won't Be Traded

    The MLB trade deadline is tomorrow, and Marlins fans fearful that the team would nuke its lineup can prepare to breath a sigh of relief. ESPN reports that star pitcher Josh Johnson probably will not be traded before tomorrow's MLB trade deadline.But those of us who would like to be fans one day when ... More >>

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    June 20, 2012

    Skip Bayless Running Scared From Luther Campbell

    Maybe it was the headline calling him a "Modern Day Minstrel" or the comparison to Rush Limbaugh that got underneath Skip Bayless' ripped muscles. Or maybe the sports journalist and host of ESPN's First Take figured he wasn't about to let Luther Campbell call him a race baiting huckster on his own p ... More >>

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    June 5, 2012

    ESPN Column Defending LeBron Somehow Claims He Punched Juwan Howard's Cane

    A good chunk of the sports media and NBA fandom relishes holding up LeBron James as the biggest sports villain that ever did live, so much so that every little flaw is blown up out of proportion and presented as proof that he falls somewhere on the evil spectrum between Darth Vader and Hitler. So ES ... More >>

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    December 6, 2011

    Albert Pujols Offered 10-Year Contract by Marlins

    ​SEC probes and baffling aesthetic choices aside, the Miami Marlins really do deserve credit for keeping good on their promise of upping their payroll and making the team a serious contender. A day after adding prized shortstop Jose Reyes, ESPN is reporting that the Fish have made a 10-year contra ... More >>

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    September 27, 2011

    Albert Pujols Coming to Marlins, According to Celebrity Rehab Patient Doc Gooden

    ​Are the Marlins about to go on a free agent spending spree that would make the Heat blush? Doc Gooden, the slightly disgraced former pitching star who appeared on the fifth season of Celebrity Rehab, reports (apparently exclusively) on his Twitter that Albert Pujols, one of the best players ... More >>

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    September 16, 2011

    Logan Morrison Files Grievance Against Marlins, Can We Get In On That?

    ​Fan favorite and self-described "twittaholic" Logan Morrison has filed an official grievance with the Florida Marlins over his demotion to AAA last month, reports ESPN.The Fish, meanwhile, have lost four in a row due to a comedy of errors. They are 31 games back in the division with only 12 to pl ... More >>

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    August 3, 2011

    Kyle Orton Trade Definitely Not Happening, Claims ESPN Reporter

    ​It wasn't looking good, but some Dolphins faithful were still holding out hope that the team would make a trade for Denver Broncos QB Kyle Orton. It seems that any remaining flicker of hope was blown out today by ESPN's Adam Schefter. He says Orton will remain with the Broncos and will be their s ... More >>

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    July 11, 2011

    Live Band Seizurely Plays for Strippers at Bare Necessity

    ​As Bambi, one of the strippers, watched a jazz and funk band perform for the all-nude female dancers at Bare Necessity yesterday afternoon, she declared good-naturedly, "It's a good alternative to brunch!" When we walked into the lounge, Seizurely was playing "Shake Your Groove Thing" as a thick ... More >>

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    May 24, 2011

    Joakim Noah, Odd Future, and the Politics of the Word "Faggot"

    ​It's a weird week for the word "faggot," ain't it? The Chicago Bull's Joakim Noah just got fined a discounted $50,000 for addressing an unruly Heat fan as such during game three of the NBA Eastern Conference Finals in Miami on Sunday. Meanwhile, Goblin, the proper debut album of Tyler, the Creato ... More >>

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    May 13, 2011

    Ex-Michigan QB Tate Forcier Won't Transfer to Miami After All

    ​The Miami Hurricanes didn't scoop up much quarterback talent in their 2011 draft class, but seemed to be making up for it in transfer. Back in February, Tate Foricer announced he was transferring from Michigan to Miami, but now ESPN is reporting that Forcier won't be joining the team after all.

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    February 23, 2011

    Reports: Heat May Trade Mike Miller

    ​Miller time may be coming to an end at American Airlines Arena. ESPN reported last night that as the trade deadline nears the Miami Heat are quietly shopping around Mike Miller in the hopes of landing a better center. Though, there chances of making a trade don't look so good.

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    February 10, 2011

    Meanest High School Coach Ever Cuts Orlando Double Amputee From Baseball Team

    Anthony Burruto made ESPN the Mag -- but not his high school team.​We all know Florida takes its high school sports more seriously than, say, its budget -- but a baseball coach in Orlando's hard-nosed attitude has suddenly made him the national face of villainous athletic leadership (sorry Bobby K ... More >>

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    February 4, 2011

    Reports: QB Jacoby Brissett to Choose Gators Over 'Canes

    ​Al Golden was hoping for one more coveted player to really make his inaugural recruiting class shine, but it appears that four star quarterback Jacoby Brissett of Palm Beach Gardens' Dwyer High will announce his intentions to play for the Gators instead this year. Brissett was one of th ... More >>

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    December 29, 2010

    Miami Heat See Huge Spike in Ticket Sales This Season, But NBA Sales Overall are Down

    ​This shouldn't be much of a surprise considering the team went from a one-man show to the sports world's favorite three-headed demon, but the Miami Heat have seen the greatest boost in ticket sales so far this season across the league. What is surprising is that the NBA as a whole has seen overal ... More >>

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    November 5, 2010

    Isiah Thomas Wants to Return to the Knicks and Bring LeBron With Him

    ​Oh how it must eat away at Isiah Thomas every day that he's sitting in his FIU offices coaching a Sun Belt team, while just a few miles away the Miami Heat have become the most talked about team in the NBA. In a chat with ESPN New York, Thomas talks about wanting to return to New York, and hints ... More >>

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    October 20, 2010

    LeBron James Receives Racist Twitter Message

    ​Yesterday on his Twitter feed, LeBron James re-tweeted criticism from some, let's call them "disgruntled," fans. He then proclaimed the day as Hater Day, telling the twitterverse that the haters need their two minutes of fame too. The tweets were your typical everyday re-hashed LeBron affronts. P ... More >>

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    July 30, 2010

    305 Live: Miami Heat's DJ Irie, Flo-Rida on the Today Show, And More In Local Hip-Hop News

    Via Twitter​--The Miami Heat's all-star DJ, DJ Irie, recently received a commendation from the City Of Miami, praising his hard work for the community and various charitable efforts. Irie is currently awaiting the upcoming 2010-2011 Miami Heat season to begin where he'll be the DJ again for all t ... More >>

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    July 15, 2010

    Steve Carell and Paul Rudd Spoof LeBron James's Decision

    ​LeBron James's ESPN special, The Decision, might have resulted in one of the biggest moments in Miami sports history. But let's not kid ourselves -- the whole thing was ridiculous. I mean, Jim Gray's questions such as "One hand or two?" and "Are you still a nail-biter?" were some of the most ridi ... More >>

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    June 22, 2010

    Cocaine, Murder, and Fútbol: Watch The Two Escobars on ESPN Tonight

    Andres Escobar, murdered for a World Cup mistake.​The U was a raucous look at the fabled '80s-era Miami Hurricanes football team, and Run Ricky Run made us wholly reconsider the Dolphins' enigmatic superstar running back. Silly Little Game was a hilarious chronicling of the group of baseball-adori ... More >>

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    April 7, 2010

    Jason Taylor Meets with The Jets, Even Though He Hates Their Fans

    Jason Taylor, we're not sure if Sparano and Parcells share in it, but the city of Miami loves you. We understand Big Tuna and Lil Tony don't seem pumped on the idea of bringing you back for another season with the Dolphins, but why you got to play with our emotions by reportedly meeting with the Jet ... More >>

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    February 18, 2010
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    February 3, 2010

    Gridiron Goes Gourmet with Eats Beats & Cleats

    Todd English will be preparing a giant crab paella​Super Bowl 44 is upon us (it happened so quickly) and while everyone is buzzing about how to get into the Playboy, ESPN and Maxim parties, there is one gridiron soiree foodies will not want to miss. Part of the four-day Eats Beats & Cleats cel ... More >>

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    December 29, 2009

    Champs Sports Bowl: Miami vs. Wisconsin

    ​Champs Sports Bowl: Miami Hurricanes vs Wisconsin Badgers, 8 p.m. ESPNSince college football doesn't have anything resembling a meaningful post-season, the most you can ask for besides ending up in a BCS bowl is an entertaining season. And boy did Canes fans get it this year. There was the joy of ... More >>

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    December 10, 2009

    News Roundup: If Jeezy's Payin' LeBron, I'm Paying Dwyane Wade

    The number of homes in foreclosure in Miami-Dade fell by 5.62 percent last month, but is still higher than the same month last year. [Herald]A four-year-old boy was found wandering the streets in just pajamas this morning in NW Dade, but his parents have been found. [NBCMiami]Remember how this summe ... More >>

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    November 23, 2009

    News Roundup

    The ringleader of the Liberty City Seven gets 13 years in jail. [Reuters]A 2-month-old baby received a liver transplant at Holtz Children's Hospital. [CBS4]A student at Miami Norland Senior High has been hospitalized after an attack with a hair pick. [Herald]SportsThe Heat beat the Hornets last nigh ... More >>

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    October 26, 2009

    News Roundup

    If the fact that the Dolphins were leading the unbeaten Saints at the beginning of the third quarter seemed too good to be true, it was. The Saints put 21 unanswered points on the board in the fourth, and the Dolphins didn't have any response. [ESPN]Fidel Castro's sister in Miami, Juanita, has a boo ... More >>

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    September 11, 2009

    News Roundup

    Fight at Miami City Hall. During a budget meeting, Mayor Manny Diaz said Commissioner Tomas Regalado had taken a cheap shot at him. Regalado said the mayor has been living like "the mayor of Beverly Hills." Diaz then reminded the commissioner that his office once spent $25,000 for coffee. Anyway, th ... More >>

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    August 26, 2009

    Isiah Starts His FIU Career with Some Good Ol'-Fashioned Whining

    Well, that didn't take long. via Wikimedia Commons​Ever since FIU shocked the basketball world earlier this year by landing Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas to coach its less than notable program, Riptide has been waiting for that first sweet whiff of the controversy that seems to foll ... More >>

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    July 2, 2009

    Cuban Pitcher Aroldis Chapman Defects, Eyes Major League

    Aroldis Chapman is considering one of the best left-handed pitching prospects in the world. If he was born anywhere else in the world a lucrative contract with the MLB would be a given, but Chapman was born in Cuba. So this week, while the national team was playing in the Netherlands, Chapman walked ... More >>

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    July 2, 2009

    Miami Doesn't Care About Sports, Maybe Because Our Teams Suck

    Men's Health has stuck us with another label: the least sports obsessed city. The mag took into account number of ticket sales and attendance on the pro, college and high school level for baseball, basketball football, and NASCAR as well as memorabilia sales. Miami came in dead last. ... More >>

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    December 30, 2008

    Dolphins Super Bowl Odds: Not So Good, Actually

    First off, sometimes I wish our Miami NFL teams had a different animal as its mascot. Dolphins only have one expression, and that is "I am so friggin' happy at the moment!!!!" This is why there will never be LOLCat-like ROFLFins, and this is why I can never illustrate a post about bad news for the M ... More >>

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    November 9, 2006
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    July 27, 2006

    Leveling the Field

    At the Lowe, "Game Face" flexes women's power in sports

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    July 8, 2004

    From the Cradle to the Rave

    Etiquette for the glow stick set

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