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    September 24, 2014

    Are the Dolphins Cursed? The Case for "The Curse of the Tequesta"

    Times are tough for the Miami Dolphins. No matter what they do, nothing seems to go their way. Year after year, high hopes turn into epic disappointments. Now, with coach Joe Philbin in the hot seat and Ryan Tannehill's tenure as the Dolphins starting quarterback tenuous at best, the team seems to b ... More >>

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    July 10, 2014

    The Seven Worst Betrayals in Miami Sports History

    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 >>

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    July 3, 2014

    Dion Jordan, Dolphins Former First-Round Pick, Suspended for PED Use

    The Dolphins just can't catch a break. Defensive end Dion Jordan, the Fins' first round pick in 2013, has been suspended for the first four games of next season without pay after testing positive for performance enhancing drugs.

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    November 15, 2013

    Dolphins vs. Chargers: Louis CK Reacts To Five Things You Should Watch

    Prior to the Monday Night game against the winless Buccaneers, Dolphins players swore up and down all this drama for your mamma would bring them closer together, and propel them to a statement win in front of a National audience. Loyal Dolphins fans pointed their loyal Dolphins finger in your chest ... More >>

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    November 11, 2013

    Dolphins-Bucs Tonight: Implosion, Destruction, or Mike Wallace as Savior

    It seems like ages ago but before the Incognito-Martin story went all Chernobyl, the Dolphins beat a good Bengals team on a Thursday night game that featured only the 3rd overtime walk-off safety in NFL history. The win came in dramatic fashion, considering the Dolphins were up by 17 points for the ... More >>

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    November 8, 2013

    Richie Incognito Once Sexually Harassed a Woman with a Golf Club, but Police Did Nothing

    Another day, another serving of evidence that Richie Incognito is a giant douche potato. Back in 2012 during a Dolphins-sponsored charity golf event, a female volunteer claims that Incognito touched her private parts with a golf club, rubbed his groin against her buttocks and poured water on her fac ... More >>

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    September 9, 2013

    Dolphins Top Browns 23-10 in Season-Opening Win, Wallace Whines

    Before yesterday, the Dolphins had been 1-6 in season openers dating back to 2006 -- but lucky for them, the Browns had been a more dismal 1-12 in season openers dating back to their second go-around as a franchise in 1999. The Dolphins took advantage of this by whoopin' some dawg pound ass on the B ... More >>

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    July 24, 2013

    Eight Types of Dolphins Fans

    With the 2013 Miami Dolphins football season nearing, fans of all shapes, sizes, and attitudes are readying themselves for the return of the NFL. Some of us are 75 years old and lived through a time when this franchise was second to none. Others are in our mid-30s and for the vast majority of those ... More >>

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    July 17, 2013

    Dolphins CEO Mike Dee Is Leaving the Team

    Mike Dee is changing teams, changing coasts and changing leagues. The Miami Dolphins CEO has resigned and will take over as president and CEO of the San Diego Padres.

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    April 29, 2013

    Stephen Ross Claims Tony Sparano "Damaged" the Miami Dolphins

    What the hell exactly is a wrong with Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross? This is a guy who saw the public outrage over the Marlins stadium debacle, and almost immediately begins his own ill-timed campaign to seek public funds for a stadium upgrade. He's also apparently a guy who can't understand why an em ... More >>

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    January 24, 2013
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    January 15, 2013

    Stephen Ross' Four Biggest Lies About Sun Life Stadium Renovations

    On Monday, Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross shucked his $400 million plan to renovate Sun Life Stadium, the venue the city's NFL franchise has called home for the past 26 years. During a press conference showing off a bunch of nice rendering of how the stadium will look with 3,600 new seats closer ... More >>

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    December 24, 2012

    Dolphins Rout Bills 24-10, Are Knocked Out of the Playoffs Anyway

    The Miami Dolphins trounced the Bills yesterday behind a 3 TD day from Reggie "LaMontelle Pussyhammer" Bush, a balls-up performance from Reshad Jones and an efficient day from Ryan Tannehill that saw the rookie join the 3,000-yard club for the season. However, a few hours later the Fins found out th ... More >>

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    December 10, 2012

    Dolphins Fall to Niners 27-13

    The Miami Dolphins have shown a knack all season for hanging with good teams only to vomit into their own pants when the game is on the line. It happened last week against the Patriots and it happened again yesterday against the 49ers as the Dolphins lost 27-13, despite being a field goal away from ... More >>

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    December 7, 2012

    Miami Dolphins Five Keys To Victory Versus 49ers

    So it comes to this: your Miami Dolphins take that loooong west coast flight to face the 8-3 San Francisco 49ers. A few weeks ago this looked like a great matchup: a rising Dolphins team with playoff hopes facing the one-time object of our affection, Jim Harbaugh, and the team he turned us down for. ... More >>

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    December 3, 2012

    Patriots Top Dolphins 23-16 As Tannehill Struggles

    Going into Sunday's contest there was a feeling the Patriots' offense could easily drop 60 points on the Dolphins' atrocious secondary. Instead, Tom Brady had probably his worst game of the season, the defense kept the Fins in it for most of the game and rookie QB Ryan Tannehill had the kind of up-a ... More >>

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    November 9, 2012

    Miami Dolphins' Five Keys to Victory Versus Titans

    After two weeks on the road, the Dolphins are back home to face a 3-6 Titans team that ranks near the bottom of the NFL standings on both offense and defense and is a team mired in uncertainty about its future. Will our passing defense display the tenacity of a canned wet fart once again or can we g ... More >>

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    November 9, 2012

    South Florida Web Awards: Meet Your News and Miami Blogging Nominees

    To say the web ties worlds together seamlessly with invisible streams of data would be a gross understatement. So New Times is celebrating Miami's greatest with our first annual South Florida Web Awards. We've scoured online media from news, to arts and culture, to food and music, and Twitter and I ... More >>

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    September 20, 2012

    Dolphins Player: Tim Tebow Is Basically a Kardashian

    Brian Hartline has no patience for the talentless yet super famous. The Dolphins wide receiver is scratching his head over "Tebowmania" and basically equated the whole thing to the Kardashian kraze.

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    August 23, 2012
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    June 28, 2012
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    April 2, 2012

    Vernon Carey Gives Back to Miami Northwestern, But Gets Shafted By The Dolphins (Video)

    ​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 >>

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    March 16, 2012

    Peyton Manning Won't Be a Dolphin: So, Um, Who Is Available in the 2013 Draft?

    ​Peyton Manning has officially told the Miami Dolphins he won't be suiting up in aqua and orange next season. It's another embarrassing failure for owner Stephen Ross and GM Jeff Ireland, and there's even some suggestions that Manning only took the meeting with the Fins as a favor to Dan Marino. O ... More >>

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    March 12, 2012

    Manning to Miami Rumors: No One Knows What the Hell They're Talking About, But It's Not Looking Good

    ​How big of a mess is the Manning mania rumor mill? Well, depending on who you ask, the Miami Dolphins are either still very much in the running to land Peyton Manning's services or completely out. Let's run down the rumors. Updated!

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    March 7, 2012

    Marlins Prez David Samson Calls Miamians Stupid, Says He Cares More About Money Than Fans

    ​In a smarmy speech before a group of Miami business leaders, Miami Marlins team president David Samson gloated about his success in wrangling taxpayer money in a sweetheart deal to build his team's new stadium. Then he turned around and called the very people who footed the bill, Miamians, stupid ... More >>

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    February 21, 2012

    The Chad Henne Era is Over for the Miami Dolphins

    ​The Miami Dolphins will have no more Chads hanging around next season. According to the Sun-Sentinel, the Dolphins are expected to part ways with quarterback Chad Henne officially next month. He now joins the long list of Dolphins QBs who've failed to live up to the legend of Dan Marino.

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    January 30, 2012

    After Pretty Much Single-Handedly Winning the Pro Bowl, Brandon Marshall Wants a Better QB in Miami

    ​There's a reason the Miami Dolphins pay Brandon Marshall all that money. He's a damn good wide receiver. That's a fact he reminded everyone of with his MVP performance in yesterday's Pro Bowl; the kind of performance we see far too little of when he's actually in a Dolphins jersey.After the game, ... More >>

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    January 13, 2012

    Jeff Fisher Picks Rams Over Dolphins

    ​After a diva-like and dramatic decision period that a so-so coach really didn't deserve, Jeff Fisher has decided he'll be the coach of the Los Angeles St. Louis Rams instead of the Miami Dolphinsnext season . This, of course, means the Dolphins' search for a new coach is basically back to sq ... More >>

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    January 9, 2012

    Jeff Fisher Leaning Toward St. Louis Job; Sorry, Dolphins

    ​Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said shortly after firing Tony Sparano that he'd be looking for a "young Don Shula." So it sort of surprised us when he went all-in on the pursuit of Jeff Fisher. The man is certainly no young Don Shula. Jeff Fisher is, well, an old Jeff Fisher. So we're not exactly he ... More >>

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    December 19, 2011

    Dolphins Take Down Bills, Still In Last Place

    ​The Dolphins took down the Buffalo Bills 30-23 in a snowy Orchard Park yesterday. Reggie Bush ran for a career-high 203 yards. It was also their first win without Tony Sparano.With just two games left to play, the Fins victory brings their record to 5-9, putting the team on track for yet another ... More >>

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    December 15, 2011

    If the Dolphins Hire Carl Peterson, Will He Really Help Land A "Superstar" Coach?

    ​Rumors are swirling that Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross is looking to bring former Kansas City Chiefs president Carl Peterson on in an executive role. Basically Peterson would serve as a new Bill Parcells of sorts, taking a top executive role but leaving the day-to-day running of the team ... More >>

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    December 12, 2011

    Tony Sparano Fired; Defensive Backs Coach Todd Bowles Named Interim Coach

    ​Rumors were spiraling this morning that Tony Sparano's fate was sealed as head coach with the Miami Dolphins, but the team isn't taking any time to make it official. According to The Miami Herald, the team will officially announce his termination this afternoon. Defensive backs coach Todd Bowles ... More >>

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    November 3, 2011
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    October 3, 2011

    Dolphins Fall To 0-4: It's Suck For Luck Time!

    ​The Miami Dolphins did that thing again where they play like their scrotums are stapled to their thighs, this time losing 26-16 to the San Diego Chargers. In the process, they lost Chad Henne to a shoulder injury, forcing backup Matt Moore to step in and do exactly what Henne's been doing: namely ... More >>

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    October 2, 2011

    Dolphins Need John Gruden to Be Their Coach

    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 explains why the Miami Dolphins should hire John Gruden as head coach.  The only way Miami Dolphins owner Stephen ... More >>

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    July 28, 2011

    Reggie Bush Likely Headed to Miami

    via Facebook​New Orleans running back Reggie Bush could be headed to Miami. A potential deal to bring Bush -- who won a Super Bowl ring during his most recent game in Miami -- was reportedly hammered out by Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland and agent Joel Segal. The final sticking point ... More >>

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    June 6, 2011

    Dolphins May Pursue Vince Young

    ​Assuming there even is an NFL season this year (even one that is only eight games long), the Miami Dolphins will find themselves once again in a tough quarterback situation. There's been murmurs about signing a free agent all off-season, and the latest rumors center around the Tennessee Titan's V ... More >>

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    March 9, 2011

    Give Chris Bosh The Damn Rock!

    Alex Izaguirre​​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. In this special online edition, Luke says the Miami Heat will start winning again when Chris Bosh starts getting the bal ... More >>

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    March 2, 2011

    Cut from Jets, Jason Taylor Won't be Rejoining Dolphins

    The strange and winding relationship between the Dolphins and Jason Taylor is, like any good romantic thriller, full of betrayal, back stabbing and reunions. Though, now that Taylor has been cut from the New York Jets (should have known better JT), it doesn't appear that there's chance at one final ... More >>

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    January 3, 2011

    Report: Bill Cowher Probably Won't Coach Dolphins Unless Ireland is Fired

    Despite public votes of confidence, Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano's job is likely in danger. Though, if the Dolphins do fire Sparano they better make sure they bring in someone better to replace him. Looks like one of the leading buzzed about candidates isn't likely to want the job. A report from ... More >>

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    November 12, 2010

    Randy Moss Didn't Want to Play for the Dolphins Anyway

    For a while it seemed that the Miami Dolphins had a good shot at being the third team this season to claim the talents of Randy Moss. Then, decision day came around and the 'Fins didn't even put in a claim for the controversial, but talented receiver. They could have had him if they bothered to ... More >>

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    November 3, 2010

    Dolphins Won't Get Randy Moss, Didn't Even Put In Claim For Him

    Straight Cash, Homie ​Remember those rumors and reports saying the Miami Dolphins were interested in acquiring Randy Moss after the Minnesota Vikings released him? There were even reports the Dolphins contacted Moss earlier this week. LIES! ALL LIES!!

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    October 19, 2010

    Bill Parcells Has Left The Building

    ​ESPN is reporting that Miami Dolphins football czar Bill Parcells has packed his bags and moved out of the Dolphins offices. The Dolphins, of course, knew that Parcells was on his way out. But it seems that no one anticipated it to be this soon. Because why would they? Reports out of Dolphins cam ... More >>

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    September 10, 2010

    Your Miami Dolphins 2010 Football Season Preview

    TARGET ACQUIRED!​Are you ready for our completely meaningless and arbitrary predictions for the upcoming Dolphins season? Well this is it. The Riptide 2.0 Miami Dolphins 2010 Football Season Preview. Are you ready to get your ass blown off with some seriously capricious and utterly subjective prog ... More >>

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    August 19, 2010

    Dolphins Games About to Get All South Beachy

    ​Evidently, Stephen Ross hasn't quite finished his quest to make the Miami Dolphins the biggest laughing stock in the NFL. Because now that he's brought in A-list celebrities like Gloria Estefan and Jennifer Lopez to become part-owners of the team, Ross is moving on to phase two: He's going to tur ... More >>

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    April 21, 2010

    Zach Thomas Calls Out Dolphins for Disrespecting Jason Taylor

    ​Jason Taylor deserved better. Certainly better than having to join the Jets. Now his former teammate Zach Thomas, who spent 11 seasons with the Dolphins himself and is Taylor's brother-in-law, is calling out the front office for their shady and disrespectful handling of the situation."I'm not try ... More >>