The Miami Heat might be the most successful team in town right now, but the Dolphins still reign supreme in terms of most valuable franchise. Forbes.com has listed the world's most valuable sports teams. The Fins came in 22nd overall, but the Heat didn't even make the cut.
In 2008 President Obama got the unprecedented support of Oprah Winfrey. This time around he can add the support of Cristina Saralegui, "the Latina Oprah," to his campaign. It's the first ever presidential endorsement from the Cuban-American media mogul."This is a critical time for our country and fo ... More >>
Rick Sanchez emerges from a meeting with Mega TV execsLast month, we reported on smoldering rumors that legendarily loquacious news anchor and fallen Hispanic hero Rick Sanchez was joining local Spanish-language channel Mega TV. Those rumors burst into flame days later when he revealed he would a ... More >>
Well, flappy mouthed TV anchor Rick Sanchez is not only back living in Miami, but he may be back on your TV screen next year. You can blame Gloria and Emilio Estefan. The power-couple is reportedly involved in a plan to launch a bi-lingual syndicated talk show shot in South Beach and hosted by Sa ... More >>
We won't name names, but one of these nice young men TOOK A DAMNED NAP TUESDAY NIGHT.It was like nobody told the Heat fans it was an away game.American Airlines Arena hosted a "road rally" in the stands Tuesday night to watch the live broadcast of game 4 of the NBA Finals, and that place was full. S ... More >>
Today Univision airs its final episode of El Show de Cristina, the 21-year-old talk show of Cristina Saralegui, AKA Spanish Oprah. Despite initial reports that the popular show's cancellation was a mutual decision, Saralegui has since said she was more or less forced out by the network. She won't ... More >>
A 7.0 magnitude earthquake devastated Haiti yesterday afternoon, and the first reports of causalities are coming in. [Herald]Public officials through out South Florida are pledging help for Haiti. [CBS4]Miami-Dade finally did something about it's illegal slaughter house problem as a range of federal ... More >>
Paula Deen hit in face with flying ham, "another bout of public humiliation after the Wine and Beach Festival at Miami, when her pants fell off in public." Yeah, we broke that story, but we can't find video of this one that's as good as that one. [ThaIndian] [HamVideo] [PantsFallDown]Kim Kardashian ... More >>
When Riptide saw the news this week that an all-star band of celebrities and local power-players -- including the always busy Emilio Estefan and Alonzo Mourning -- was trying to bring the World Cup to Miami, we were tempted to laugh it off as a pipe dream.via Wikimedia CommonsWill this envelope say ... More >>
An omnipresent club fixture from South Beach to Fort Lauderdale.
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 >>
Last month, Riptide received a vague but alarming email invitation with this headline: "JIMMY BUFFETT, MIAMI DOLPHINS AND DOLPHIN STADIUM TO HOST MAJOR CORPORATE ANNOUNCEMENT."Riptide quickly RSVPed and was treated to one of the most disturbing displays in sports history: Jimmy Buffett playing to a ... More >>
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Enrique Bunbury appeases his old fans by sticking to his old attitude
Caraluna "Warner Music Latina"
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Shalim is working hard to sound as good as he looks
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Roberto Poveda wallows at El Hueco
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Where They Are Now
The team promised the public an arena with plenty of open space. Instead we're getting a nightclub and a restaurant.
In an act of audacious short-sightedness, Miami is offering its finest bayfront property to the highest bidder
Where are they now: The Nil Lara update
Marlins owner John Henry has a vision: A new stadium built on Miami's best-known archaeological site
The Cuban American Defense League wanted a little official recognition. They got it.
Club Tropigala's heritage dates back to nineteenth-century Cuba, but when the curtain rises, this could only be Miami
What kind of world do we live in when a poor soul can't even own a jet ski without fear of losing it to thieves and brigands?
Charity begins at Homestead