Opening day is about hope. Sure, there's beer and hotdogs and warm weather and, um, more beer. But underneath all that, baseball's new beginning is about the effervescent inkling that this year is going to be better than the last.Hope is a four-letter word these days for Marlins fans, however. First ... More >>
This week, New Times takes you inside Biogenesis, an anti-aging clinic in Coral Gables run by Miami entrepreneur Anthony Bosch. His name is familiar to sports fans because he and his father, Dr. Pedro Bosch, were probed by authorities in 2009 when Manny Ramirez was suspended for violating baseball's ... More >>
Supremely bizarre baseball slugger-- and South Florida resident-- Manny Ramirez has had a long road back to the game. He abruptly retired from the Tampa Bay Rays in 2011 after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs. He was arrested for allegedly battering his wife in their Weston home.
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Manny Ramirez's mug shot. Controversial former-All Star slugger Manny Ramirez was arrested in Broward county earlier tonight on charges of domestic battery. Ramirez, 39, allegedly slapped his wife so hard she fell back and her head hit the headboard in the bedroom of their Weston home. She feared ... More >>
Canseco tweeted this picture of himself Wednesday with the message "Hi lady gaga guess who." Really.Former MLB all-star José Canseco, now the manager of an Arizona minor-league team, uses his Twitter account for a lot of things: proposing (repeatedly) to his girlfriend, complaining about his gir ... More >>
Poor Mike Lowell. The Miami native has already been through a lot. In between World Series wins with the Marlins and Boston, he endured testicular cancer, a massive John Henry fire sale, and a badly fractured hand.via Amazon.comBut now he has really invited a true stain on his good name: He gave ... More >>
It's Ibanez's world and we're all just trying to live in it.Sitting next to a beautiful woman for 12 hours in first class on an airplane is the perfect situation. You want to avoid boredom, so small-talk is perfectly acceptable. And she can't walk away because she has to remain seated and buckled pe ... More >>
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 >>
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When MLB nailed Manny Ramirez with a 50-game suspension in May for using banned substances, several newspapers reported that he got his juice from a Florida doctor.
Now, if ESPN's investigative team is correct, we know his name: Dr. Pedro Bosch, a 71-year-old Coral Gables physician ... More >>
Associated PressIt was so quiet you could hear a testicle shrink.Miami native Jose Canseco has made a post-baseball career out of snitching on his former teammates and getting punched in the face. This is not a dignified existence. And yet he insists on respect. Every time evidence emerges that a st ... More >>
Shocking horrible news this week that is tearing apart Miami at it's very seems: a grown man touched a lady once, and it was photographed! The horror! Not just any man of course, but a celebrity priest. First, a Mexican tabloid released photos of Father Cutié frolicking on a beach with a lady. With ... 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 >>
It's like deja vu. Alex Rodriguez, a baseball superstar, got caught in a banned substance scandal and tried to claim that he didn't know exactly what he was putting in his body, but some guy in Miami told him to do it. Now, Manny Ramirez, a baseball superstar, gets caught in a banned ... More >>