One needs only look at the Marlins player payroll for evidence that owner Jeffrey Loria is cheap, but news that the team is under federal investigation for wage violations have nothing to do with anything on the field. According to FairWarning, a Labor Department spokesman confirmed that along wit ... 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 exposes the biggest fail in Major League Baseball. Baseball fans across the country should be dancing in the streets. Bud Selig ... More >>
Ever since the Los Angeles Dodgers called him up to the big leagues in June, rookie outfielder Yasiel Puig has been absolutely destroying pitchers. The Cuban defector has already swatted eight home runs and nearly made the All-Star team as a write-in candidate. But a Cuban man now says Puig's esca ... More >>
Oh, you didn't think that the Miami Marlins payroll could get any lower? Well, multiple reports indicate that the team is looking to trade away pitcher Ricky Nolasco, who is by far the highest paid player on the team. In fact the $11.5 million he's making this year makes up about 30 percent of the t ... More >>
As another season begins, MLB faces an unsustainable future — and you're picking up the tab.
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.
The Miami Marlins, who continue a homestand against the Atlanta Braves at Marlin Stadium tonight, have officially adopted a new pup to go along with their fancy new stadium, logo, name, and branding.Kayem Foods recently signed a multi-year contract with the team to be the official provider of all fr ... More >>
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The plot just thickened in the saga of the stadium ditty that goes "Da da da da da da CHARGE!" On Monday, we reported that South Florida musician Bobby Kent was suing for royalties for the anthem, which he copyrighted in 1980 and claimed was being used by stadiums around the country without his ... More >>
This is one of the real gems of my cookbook collection, and I'm not just saying that because I'm from Brooklyn. Alright, maybe I am just saying that because I'm from Brooklyn, but how can you not be impressed with a selection of recipes that includes Mrs. Stahl's Knishes; Dee Dee Daily's Pigeo ... More >>
Poor, poor Florida Marlins. They have just 600 fans, and one of them happens to be Scott Stapp. This Jesus-looking dude, if you'll remember, was the lead singer of Christian rock band Creed. (Yes, they were a thing once). In 2004, after peaking with the band, he went solo, crashed and burned, and ... More >>
Spring, glorious spring. Start your frolicking at the Marlin's first home game or at the Fillmore, where a colorful indie band from Athens, Georgia plays Scandinavian-style pop music. Spend Saturday outdoors watching BMX racing or rugby. You have your pick of celebrating two cult figures on Sunday. ... More >>
A South Miami-Dade baseball league is a potpourri of past, present, and future stars.
Hanley is one of the best players in the league, but even Batman needs Robin.Dan Uggla has yet to recover from last year's disastrous All-Star game. He committed three errors and struck out three times in that Midsummer Classic. Since that game, he is hitting .227 with 25 homers while st ... More >>
The Marlins came so close to signing Manny Ramirez a year ago, and the fact that we didn't still has some fans mad. Turns out even if we had signed Ramirez, he'd be no good to us for the next fifty games. Ramirez, a Dodgers player and an off-season resident of Weston, Fl, tested positive for a ... More >>
The Florida Marlins are finding their way in a post-Cabrera world.
Marlins eye another chance to embarrass legendary manager.
The game of baseball isn't played against the clock, which is a good thing because Jack McKeon has lots of stories to tell
Grapefruit League offers respite
Serving up crap at MIA - it doesn't have to be so tasteless
Vicente Lopez was almost the Cuban Koufax
The team is back for another year but questions abound
When Fox-TV canceled American High, the network hit a new low
Elian Gonzalez: Still mum after all these years
A Cuban embezzler built it, anti-Batista guerrillas trained in it, Nicaraguan refugees lived in it, and Frank Robinson played baseball in it. Now somebody has to step to the plate and save Bobby Maduro Miami Stadium.
What do you give the Florida Marlins fan who has everything?
Florida Marlins win in debut