Two weeks ago, Biogenesis clinic founder Tony Bosch and six others were indicted and charged with, among other things, selling steroids to at least 18 local high school athletes. The very next day, Miami-Dade County Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho announced with a flourish a new pilot progra ... More >>
As teenagers in neon cleats stutter-step between lines of orange cones on the sun-baked grass behind Norland Senior High, coach Daryle Heidelburg punctuates the sweltering afternoon with a booming outburst. "Damian, get on the ground, please!" he hollers to a receiver, who falls at once and starts d ... More >>
Sure, you could say Miami was the beneficiary of some of the biggest sports betrayals in history (LeBron leaving Cleveland, Don Shula leaving Baltimore). Sure, you could also point to the fact that Miami has been lucky in the loyalty department (Dan Marino and Bob Griese never left, and some of us h ... More >>
Tonight's meeting between two of South Florida's most storied high school football teams has been canceled. The reason: apparently, gang violence.
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness 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 exposes the biggest fail in Major League Baseball. Baseball fans across the country should be dancing in the streets. Bud Selig ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. Today, Luke gives props to a high school coach making it to the NCAA big leagues.I want to congratulate Telly Lockette. He's getting an opportuni ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness 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 analyzes the Miami Hurricanes' sudden aversion to Florida high school football players.The University of Miami football program r ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness 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 the Dolphins a lesson in youth football.As the 2012 football season winds to a close, with Miami-Dade and Broward again sho ... More >>
Dale! Pitbull may be Mr. 305 (where the vast majority of his fellow Cuban-Americans are voting for Mitt Romney), but he'll be stepping into the 954 on Sunday to join President Obama at a major pre-election rally.
UPDATE: An earlier version of this post incorrectly reported that Luther Campbell had been denied his certification to coach high school football; in a telephone conversation with Uncle Luke, we misunderstood the result of the state's appeal. He will in fact be allowed to coach. Hooray! We do apolog ... More >>
This is awkward information for fans of both the Miami Heat and the Miami Hurricanes.Turns out Urban Meyer, now head coach of Ohio State and formerly the head coach of the Florida Gators and wide receivers coach at Notre Dame, once offered LeBron James a scholarship to play football for the Fighting ... More >>
In an off-season filled with god awful personnel moves, add dissing former first-round pick Vernon Carey to the list of Miami Dolphins blunders. During eight seasons with the Dolphins, Carey started 105 out of 112 regular season games ping-ponging between the left tackle, right tackle, and right ... More >>
Is LeBron James thinking of pulling a Michael Jordan? Well, we all know he wants to win six rings, but we're talking about another career move echoing Jordan. As in temporarily quitting basketball to pursuit a career in another sport. With the cancellation of the first two weeks of the NBA offici ... More >>
The attention has shifted somewhat back to the Miami Hurricanes losses on the field, but NCAA sanctions are still looming for the school's massive off-field failure to keep its players away from douche king sports booster Nevin Shapiro. It took a surprisingly long time, but it seems that one of t ... More >>
A Miami-Dade Public Schools principal credited with turning around a storied inner city high school's academic performance is under investigation for illegally changing student grades. The allegation against Charles Hankerson is the latest black eye for Miami Northwestern High School, which earli ... 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 addresses the pettiness of college football's National Signing Day.I have to admit University of Miami Hurricanes head fo ... More >>
Michael MillerDevonta Freeman will try to power Central to its first-ever state title game tonightLast week was all about the cheese plates, champagne, and pretending you knew who Marina Abramovic was: "But of course! I love her... stuff."So now that Art Basel is over, why not shed the haute cout ... 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 tackles high school football coaching salaries.Florida -- and Miami-Dade -- seriously need to change the way high school ... More >>
Michael MillerPumped Up: Neither team needs any pep talk for tonight's bragging rights gameFriday night is a snooze-fest for college football. So instead of nuking a bowl of nachos and watching Oklahoma State vs. LA-Lafayette, get off your fat ass and check-out the best high school football game ... More >>
Devonta Freemanwqam.comErnest FreemanIf you're looking for Florida's most exciting, high-octane offense, forget the Hurricanes, Gators, and Seminoles. And you sure as hell better skip the Dolphins.The most electrifying show in the sunshine state is none other than Miami Central Senior High Sch ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke says the Miami Hurricanes starting quarterback needs a talking-to from his high school quarterbacks coach.Jacory Harris sho ... More >>
Jarvis Williams, a former player for both the Miami Dolphins and Florida Gators, has died at 45 of a heart attack, reports the Sun-Sentinel.A Palatka, Florida native, Williams led his high school football team to a state championship, and then became a stand-out cornerback with the Florida Gators ... More >>
Danny Perez, the man who was mysteriously shot and killed while riding his bicycle Friday night, was also a Special Olympic athlete who was named Miami-Dade County's Inspirational Athlete of the Year in 2008.Perez was riding west on NW 79th Street between NW 17th and NW 22nd after getting off a b ... More >>
Michael North Westminster Christian right fielder David Thompson can't legally drive or grow facial hair all that well. But the high school freshman is no longer a boy. He became a man when he led his team on May 26 to a state championship on a sprained ankle that required a cortisone shot the ... More >>
Pahokee's latest superstud hunts a BCS title in Miami.
Alberto Carvalho, the guy who the school board wants as the next superintendent, might have been boffing a former Herald education reporter, or he might be the innocent victim of a smear campaign. Officially this is now the most overly dramatic superintendent saga ever. [Herald] A High School footba ... More >>
Tristan Spinski A scrum between the Miami and Naples Rugby clubs Click here to view a slideshow of the Miami Football Rugby Club's game versus the Naples Hammerhead Rugby Club. They have nicknames like Pukie, The Chef, Crazy Lou, The Mexican, Mr. Barbecue, Tortuga and Colossal. They push themselv ... More >>
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Miami-Dade school chief Roger Cuevas is cracking down on sports abuses. Again.
In Miami there's one sure way to build a championship high school sports team: Throw out the rule book and cheat like hell
No football rivalry in the nation tops the contest between Jackson and Northwestern high schools. But the Soul Bowl's success could also be its ruin.
Most of the boys who play in Gwen Cherry Park's pop warner football program live in the Scott Projects, but they do their growing up on the gridiron