Richard Sharpstein, one of Miami's most prominent defense attorneys, was found dead at his Miami Beach condo Tuesday morning. Sharpstein, who worked for Akerman Senterfitt, had handled some of Miami Dade County's most high profile cases in a career that spanned four decades. He once represented d ... More >>
Mission FAIL.Last Friday, FIU shortstop Garrett Wittels stepped up to bat with a near record 56-game hitting streak on the line against Southeastern Louisiana. He whiffed, ending the game 0-4.It was a painful choking act for the 6'2" junior, who waited an entire off-season only to blow it in his ... More >>
Photo by C. StilesGarrett Wittels, FIU shortstop shouldering criminal charges and a 56-game hit streakThe last time Garrett Wittels swung his bat in an NCAA game, he went 3 for 5 with two RBI. It was his 56th straight game with at least one hit, two shy of Robin Ventura's all-time college record. ... More >>
Photo by C. StilesGarrett WittelsGarrett Wittels, the Florida International University baseball star who made national headlines last year with a DiMaggio-esque hitting streak, is about to be all over the interwebs for much less savory reasons. Wittels and two friends have been charged in the rap ... More >>
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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 >>
The nominations for ESPN's annual attempt at putting on an awards show, The Espys our out. As if to underscore the city's all-around sports mediocrity, players with Miami teams only got two nominations. The first is a given, the other is kind of surprise. The Heat's Dwyane Wade is nominated ... More >>