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    June 27, 2014

    Sorry, Ann Coulter, Soccer Is the Most American Sport and a Shame We Don't Embrace It

    I've held off writing about Ann Coulter for a decade -- or about the length of time her average fan takes to read one of her books -- so as not to offend anyone. But enough is enough. Any attacks on the sport of soccer are downright un-American and offensive to the sacred American ideals of unherald ... More >>

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    August 1, 2013
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    May 29, 2013

    David Beckham Coming To Miami To Explore Bringing a New MLS Franchise To Town

    Miami futbol fans salivating over the Spain vs. Haiti friendly next month at Sun Life Stadium may want to put on their adult diapers before reading this headline: David Beckham himself is coming to Miami this week to meet a billionaire financier to discuss bringing a Major League Soccer franchise ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    La Liga President Visits Miami, Talks U.S. Expansion, Calls American Soccer Fans "Cold"

    The women came in high heels and skin-tight dresses. The men wore expensive suits with glittering cufflinks. And the lamb chops were encrusted with pistachio. It was, in other words, a sumptuous show befitting the La Liga -- or "the greatest soccer league in the universe," as a video confidently ann ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2012

    Shakira Pregnant: Childbearing Hips Don't Lie

    Shakira is having a remarkably productive month. It's also been reproductive. Less than four weeks after being named the 40th most powerful woman on the planet and two-days removed from landing a spring coaching gig on NBC's The Voice, the Colombian pop star confirmed that she and boyfriend Gerard ... More >>

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    July 26, 2012
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    July 17, 2012

    Forbes: Dolphins Are the 22nd Most Valuable Team in the World, Way More So Than Heat

    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. has listed the world's most valuable sports teams. The Fins came in 22nd overall, but the Heat didn't even make the cut.

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    June 21, 2012
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    April 23, 2012

    Sweatstock 2012: Jesse Jackson, Arboles Libres, and The State Of

    See Crossfade's full 53-photo slideshow from Sweatstock 2012. If there's a Miami musician who's best suited to accompany early afternoon drinking on a rainy day, it's Jesse Jackson. Driven inside Churchill's Pub by the rain, Miami's favorite melancholy scruffster played a set pulled from his appro ... More >>

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    February 23, 2012
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    September 2, 2011

    U.S. National Soccer Team, Honduras to Clash at Sun Life Stadium

    photo by Jarrett Campbell via Wikimedia CommonsClint Dempsey and the national team are headed to Sun Life.​Dear Miami: You're the capital of Latin American culture, a city so soccer-crazy that trying to find a free field for pick-up footy is tougher than sneaking an inflatable banana into a nightc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Chivas Upsets FC Barcelona In Front of Record Crowd at Sun Life Stadium

    ​We were part of the raucous record crowd of 70,080 that was in attendance at last night's Herbalife World Football Challenge soccer match between FC Barcelona and Chivas Guadalajara at Sun Life Stadium. And holy assballs was the place one gargantuan soccer party complete with trumpets, fireworks, ... More >>

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    January 24, 2011

    Ricky Rubio Wants to Play for the Heat, Maybe

    ​Known for his creative Pistol Pete Maravich playing style, shaggy haired Spanish phenom Ricky Rubio was the youngest player to play for the Spanish ACB League when he debuted at the age of 14. Then in June of 2009, when Rubio was 19, he declared himself eligible for the NBA Draft where the Minne ... More >>

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    March 4, 2010
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    May 14, 2009

    The Cuban Connection

    Signing the world's best soccer player didn't do the trick. Maybe two stars from Cuba will finally draw some fans to Miami FC bleachers.

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    March 3, 2009

    Miami's MLS Bid Is Dead, Blame It On Beckham

    via Wikimedia CommonsThe only elongated yelp wannabe soccer announcers in Miami will be proclaiming anytime soon is, "Nooooooooooooooooooo!" As in no "gooooooooool!"  Major League Soccer, FC Barcelona, and Marcelo Claure jointly announced today that a plan to bring an expansion team to Miami ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2008

    Barcelona's MLS Bid Might Not Pan Out

    A fair number of locals were excited that a Major League Soccer team might be coming back to Miami, especially under the guidance of FC Barcelona, but here comes The New York Times soccer blog with their vicious theories and reporting to rain on our parade. While they still say that the odds that on ... More >>

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    November 20, 2008

    MLS in the Magic City?

    Thierry Henry It has never made much sense that Miami doesn’t have a team in Major League Soccer, what with its large Central and South American population and all, so it’s little surprise that the Magic City is a leading candidate for an expansion franchise beginning in 2010. We’ll know in t ... More >>

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    October 14, 2008

    Today in Silly Foriegn Sports News

    First off, some Australian rules football star named Mr. Wayne Carey reached a plea deal in an assault case he got himself entwined with during a visit to Miami about a year ago. He was charged with elbowing and kicking some of Miami's finest, but ultimately the officers involved agreed to letting h ... More >>