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Miami Dolphins

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    August 20, 2014

    Ten Signs You're a Veteran Dolphins Fan

    Here we go again, Dolphins fans, another season is upon us and you know what that means! Probably pain and suffering! But maybe not! Woo-hooo!? Outsiders love to poke fun at Miami Marlins crowds and Miami Heat fans that arrive late, but few dare question Miami Dolphins fans loyalty. Dolphins fans a ... More >>

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    August 13, 2014

    Five Awful Moments From the Miami Dolphins' Past Decade

    It's official: Miami Dolphins football is back. Well, the real thing is still a few weeks off, but the Dolphins fumbled away a game-winning drive twice in a matter of 30 seconds in their preseason loss to the Falcons last Friday, so you can tell the real thing is just around the corner. For everyo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2014

    Eat This, Drink That, Go! Hits TV; Local Chefs Guest-Star Every Week

    Reality cooking shows are all the rage, but how about that old-school, vintage way of getting your interactive news? We're talking about radio. For three years, Jimmy Cefalo and Brenda Bassett have hosted the popular radio show Eat This, Drink That, Go! Cefalo is a wine connoisseur, broadcaster, a ... More >>

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    July 31, 2014
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    July 30, 2014

    Miami Dolphins Sporting New Anti-Bullying Credo Shirts

    The Richie Incognito bullying scandal may have long ago faded in the sports news cycle, but it's still certainly on the mind of those in the Miami Dolphins locker room. In fact, the players unveiled a new shirt today with the team's new "credo," which takes a very pro-bonding, anti-bullying stance ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2014

    Five Ways Dolphins Could Make Miami a Football Town Again

    Does LeBron James' defection to the Cleveland Cavaliers mean the Miami Dolphins could regain the top spot in Miami fans' hearts? That's the question many have been asking this past week as the dust settles from the Miami Heat's loss of the best player in the NBA. Miami has always been considered a ... More >>

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    July 10, 2014
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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 >>

  • Blogs

    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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    June 17, 2014

    County Commission Approves Dolphins "Finder's Fee" Deal

    Well, Miami will soon be back in the running to host the Super Bowl, and next time they do the Miami Dolphins will get a big fat bonus from Miami-Dade County. The county commission approved a deal today that would see the county paying up to $5 million a year in "finder's fees" for big events host ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2014

    Benchwarmers in Midtown Is Open: Beer, Fries, and the World Cup

    Benchwarmers, the midtown sports bar by Cesar Morales, the owner of Wynwood's Wood Tavern, is open. The informal bar opened Saturday, just in time for World Cup fever, and I stopped in for a beer and some fries. See also: Benchwarmers: Wood Tavern's Owner to Open Sports Bar; Hiring Staff

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2014

    Dolphins Reach Stadium Upgrade Deal: Up To $5 Million a Year in Event "Finder's Fees"

    While one proposed stadium was dealt a death blow yesterday, another stadium moved one step closer a new deal with the county. The Miami Dolphins and Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez reportedly signed an agreement yesterday that would see the county pay the team money for bringing marquee events to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2014

    The Dolphins Have Gotten Worse Every Single Decade (And Probably Won't Be Much Better Next Season)

    The Miami Dolphins are the exact opposite of fine wine, cheese and that hot cougar who lives down the street. They're only getting worse with age, and it's backed up by data. Data journalist Rob Barry pointed out on his website that the Fins are one of only two teams whose win percentage has gotten ... More >>

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    May 22, 2014
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    May 21, 2014

    Dolphins Abandon Tax Breaks in Favor of Event Fees

    The Miami Dolphins have abandoned their plan to hand over ownership of Sun Life Stadium to the county in exchange for tax breaks in favor of a new compromise that would see the county offering incentive payments to the team for every major event booked in the stadium. See also: Report: Stephen Ross ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2014

    Sorry, Newt Gingrich, the Dolphins Suspending Don Jones for His Dumb Tweets Was Not "Repression"

    Over the weekend, the Miami Dolphins swiftly fined and temporarily suspended defensive back Donald Jones after he tweeted that seeing Michael Sam kiss his boyfriend was "horrible." If we're being cynical, it was basically a giant corporation that wants nothing more than to avoid off-the-field contro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2014

    Jonathan Vilma on New Brother Jimmy's Location: "I Felt Like Miami Needed Something Like This"

    There are plenty of staple dishes that South Florida is known for (exhibit A: our fabulous cafecito, exhibit B: our unique uses of the plantain), but classic Southern barbecue is not necessarily one of them. With the newest location of Brother Jimmy's BBQ, owner and NFL star Jonathan Vilma hopes t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    Jeff Herman, Miami Lawyer, Behind Bryan Singer Sex Abuse Lawsuit

    Miami-based lawyer Jeff Herman is the country's leading attorney when it comes to handling high-profile sexual abuse lawsuit. He's taken on the Archdiocese of both Miami and Denver, billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash, and now X-Men director Bryan Singer. Just two days after w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2014

    The 50 Most Followed Miami Twitter Feeds

    When we decided to tally up the most popular Twitter users in Miami, we weren't sure what we were going to get. Real fame or local fame doesn't necessarily equate to Twitter fame. After all, Dan Marino barely made the list at 50, and LeBron James came in second. To compile this list, we used Twita ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2014

    Miami Politicians Bend It for David Beckham

    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 tackles the groupie culture among Miami politicians. In Miami, having a celebrity as a frontman practically guarantees politicia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2014

    Brendon Ayanbadejo Claims Dolphins May Have Traded Him For Taking Paternity Leave

    During the 2005 offseason the Dolphins traded Brendon Ayanbadejo to the Bears. he went on to have three consecutive Pro Bowl seasons and would eventually win a Super Bowl with the Baltimore Ravens. The Dolphins meanwhile would endure a season of mediocrity under Nick Saban. Well, Ayanbadejo seems ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2014

    Miami's First Tweets: The Awkward Twitter Beginnings From LeBron to Rubio to The Rock

    To celebrate its 8th birthday, Twitter has launched a site that lets users look up their first ever tweet, thus pinpointing the exact moment when you became less productive at work. Twitter has been clogged ever since with people reliving just how bad they were at tweeting when they first joined. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2014

    Stephen Ross Releases Stadium Statement, Doesn't Address Tax Issues

    Stephen Ross clearly wants to spin his decision to pay for renovations to Sun Life Stadium out of pocket as an act of something akin to charity. The Miami Dolphins owner has now issued his first public statement on the decision, and sidesteps the issue that the deal would see him skipping out on mil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2014

    Report: Stephen Ross Will Pay for Sun Life Stadium Renovations Himself UPDATED

    Well, consider this a win in the battle against using public money to pay for professional sports facilities. The Associated Press reports that Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross has dropped his push for public financing to fund renovations to the aging Sun Life Stadium and will soon announce he's go ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2014

    The Dolphins Are Backing a Richie Incognito-Inspired Anti-Bullying Bill in Tally

    The Miami Dolphins have been in prime damage-control mode in the two weeks since a review determined their locker room was a hellish cross between Abu Ghraib and the Alpha Beta frat house from Revenge of the Nerds. Bully-in-chief Richie Incognito is long gone, head coach Joe Philbin took his lumps a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2014

    Orlando and Miami MLS Teams Already Bickering Even Though They Don't Exist

    Despite the fact that Orlando's soccer team is still more than a year away from playing in the MLS and the fact that Miami's MLS team doesn't even exist yet (to the point that it doesn't even have a name), the two future franchises are already bickering. Orlando City SC took the first shot with a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2014

    Revisiting the Fusion: Is Miami Ready for Another MLS Team?

    Almost 12 years ago, Major League Soccer announced it was shuttering the financially faltering Miami Fusion. Fast-forward to today, and sometime in the next 24 hours the league is expected to announce it's officially re-entering the market with a David Beckham-owned team. Back on that fateful Janu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2014

    Did Anyone Know Miami Has a New Indoor Football Team Coached by a Police Chief?

    You ever get into weird internet k-holes? One second we're browsing a Deadspin story about this former NFL quarterback who is now 320 pounds and still playing quarterback in an indoor league, when next we're on Wikipedia reading about various internet indoor football leagues. Which is when we learne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2014

    Who Should Miamians Root For In the Super Bowl: Broncos or Seahawks?

    Every year there is a Super Bowl. Every year, for the past 31 years, the Miami Dolphins have not been in that Super Bowl. So every year we're left deciding what team we're going to nominally root for that night. In fact, over the past few years Riptide has used a highly secret, semi-patented mathe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2014

    New York Super Bowl Stinks, Bring It Back to Miami

    There's weather-induced chaos in Atlanta. Freezing weather in the plains. And the forecast at game time Sunday in New Jersey is 40 degrees and overcast. Three of the first five Super Bowls were played in Miami -- and 10 of the big games overall. And here, on Sunday night, it is supposed to be 75 d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2014

    The Ten Worst South Florida Sports Moments of 2013

    The year 2013 brought us some of the most unimaginable sports moments ever, and some we wish were only in our imagination. From Ray Allen's Game 6 three pointer to tie Game Six, to a FG snap hitting Brandon Fields square in the face, 2013 had a little bit of everything. Before the New Year rolled ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 1, 2014

    Five New Year's Resolutions for Miami's Sports Stars

    Welcome to 2014, and the first day of your New Years resolution. Whether it be stopping smoking, losing weight, or making this the year you refuse to let the Dolphins trick you into thinking they will stop being mediocre -- we all have something we could improve in our lives. South Florida sports ... More >>

  • News

    December 26, 2013
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    December 26, 2013
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    December 23, 2013

    Dolphins Shut Out in Buffalo, Playoff Hopes on Life Support

    Last week, we cautioned that the Dolphins needed to start fast, protect against Buffalo's legit pass rush and avoid the dreaded "trap game" at all costs. Well, the Dolphins did none of that and played about as well as a team that should have probably stayed in bed to catch up on the sleep they misse ... More >>

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    December 19, 2013
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    December 16, 2013

    Dolphins Win. Michael Thomas Intercepts. Maybe It Is Our Time.

    After 7 straight losses against the Pats dating back to 2009, the Miami Dolphins held strong against Tom Brady and a Pats team that had feasted all year on last-minute comebacks. As the Dolphins took the lead with 1:15 to go, the feeling in every Dolphins fan's stomach was "Oh shit, here we go agai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2013

    Patriots at Dolphins: Tom Brady Has Pretty Hair Preview

    The Dolphins ride into what is the most important game of the season on a 2-game winning streak, with a patchwork o-line working better than the one originally envision, a running game finally getting results and ascending play from young Ryan Tannehill. Last week was a statement game by this much- ... More >>

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    December 12, 2013
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    December 9, 2013

    Dolphins Nail Steelers: "Ugh, so close." Playoff Hopes Still Alive.

    That picture shows how close the Miami Dolphins came to one of the most epic losses in the franchise's history. One-third of an Antonio Brown foot from being Auburn'd right in the butt. Instead, the Dolphins shook off about six demons with a gutsy win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in a snowy, back-a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2013

    Dolphins at Steelers: Revenge, Wallace, O-Line and Roethligsberger

    The Dolphins travel to Pittsburgh on Sunday to face a Steelers team that is also in the hunt for the 6th playoff spot (though on life support at 5-7) and are fresh off a week of moderate controversy surrounding their head coach kinda sorta accidentally meandering onto the field. On paper, these are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2013

    Dolphins Pummel Hated Jets 23-3: "Let's See If We Can Get a Good Punt"

    The Dolphins went into Dirty Jersey yesterday and beat the living bananas out of a very bad but extremely pleasant to watch Jets team. The Dolphins cruised to a 23-3 victory and kept alive their slim hopes of sneaking into the sixth playoff spot. Losses by Pittsburgh, San Diego, and the Jets began t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2013

    Dolphins-Panthers: Miami Crumbles at the Last Second

    Last week, the Dolphins saved their season and maybe a lot of jobs; this week, the Dolphins went back to their Dolphins ways. Today, the team is what the record says -- a below-average group that lacks the proper coaching, players, and toughness to pull off wins once it has the lead. For the third ... More >>

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    November 22, 2013

    Panthers at Dolphins: Four Keys To Watch

    Last week, the Dolphins narrowly escaped with a victory against a very mediocre San Diego Chargers team at a time when our boys needed to catch a break. Unfortunately, this weekend's matchup isn't so beneficial. Cam Newton and the red-hot Panthers ain't no wilting bolts.

  • News

    November 21, 2013
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    November 21, 2013
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    November 19, 2013

    It's Time to Save Charles Hadley Park

    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 makes a pitch for Miami's Charles Hadley Park. University of Miami running back Duke Johnson. Former NFL wide receiver Chad Joh ... More >>

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    November 18, 2013

    Speedo-Clad Dolphins Fan Did Not Please Sun Life Stadium Security

    Dudes can show up to a football game shirtless in body paint, but apparently if you decided to flash some thigh you've crossed a line. Instinct magazine caught wind of a picture of a Dolphins fan in little more than a teal-colored Speedo getting an earful from security personnel during yesterday's g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2013

    Dolphins Beat Chargers, Stay In Playoff Hunt

    The Dolphins entered Sunday's game against the Chargers looking to get back to .500, while at the same time hoping to to return to serious contention for an AFC Wild Card slot. Check, and check. The Fins beat the Bolts Sunday night 20-16. Ryan Tannehill finished 22-35 for 268 yards, one TD, and on ... More >>

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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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