Past the space-age immersion chamber and the full-body scanner that can detect minute fat deposits, Neiman Nix's office is a testament to what happens when modern medicine falls short. The walls are hung with glossy photos of a fastball-hurling Nix in Cincinnati Reds and Milwaukee Brewers uniforms, ... More >>
Last month, ex-University of Miami slugger Ryan Braun was the first player to accept a suspension for his ties to Biogenesis, the Coral Gables anti-aging clinic exposed in a Miami New Times investigation as a source for performance enhancing drugs for pro athletes. But Braun didn't specify what he'd ... More >>
Ryan Braun was the first big star to go down thanks to links to Miami-based, PED-pushing clinic Biogenesis. Now a new lawsuit filed by a former friend suggests that the Milwaukee Brewers sluggers had used steroids ever since his college days at the University of Miami. The suit also claims Braun acc ... More >>
"We're watching one of the greatest right-handed hitters who ever lived." That's what an AL scout told ESPN's Jayson Stark this week for his new piece, titled "We are witnessing greatness," incidentally, about slugger Miguel Cabrera. The article details just what a ridiculous thing Miguel Cabrera ha ... 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 goes to bat for the most controversial baseball player in the universe. Miami native and New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez ... More >>
The fallout from our investigation of a little Coral Gables-based "anti-aging clinic" called Biogenesis continues. USA Today reports that Major League Baseball will announce the suspension of "about eight" linked to the PED-pushing clinic either tomorrow or Friday. Though, more shocking is that th ... More >>
As if getting pounded 10-1 last night by the Milwaukee Brewers to keep the worst record in baseball wasn't bad enough for the Marlins, a Miami police officer shot and critically wounded a man just outside the ballpark shortly after the game began. The shooting, which was related to a drug investiga ... More >>
Major League Baseball has made a major break in its investigation of a Miami-based clinic that provided performance-enhancing drugs to about 20 players, including the New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez and the Milwaukee Brewers Ryan Braun. ESPN reports that the league could hand out 100-game suspension ... More >>
As another season begins, MLB faces an unsustainable future — and you're picking up the tab.
On Tuesday, a week and a day after Miami New Times published online a report describing hundreds of pages of records from the office of a Coral Gables clinic, Biogenesis, the first professional baseball players have acknowledged involvement with owner Anthony Bosch. In statements issued Tuesday to ... More >>
Denis BancroftNL Rookie of the Year Chris Coghlan Your Florida Marlins finished a four-game series with the Milwaukee Brewers last night. After a tough battle with the Phillies last weekend, including having a perfect game thrown against them (where was Jim Joyce then?!?) the Fish went all Samuel ... More >>
Where will he suck next? For a few years, I've harbored a strange obsession with Major League journeyman reliever Jorge Julio. Not because he's very good, mind you. In fact, the current Milwaukee Brewer is one of the most consistently awful players to make a big-league roster every year. His ... More >>
Hey, the Marlins are in first place! Thats right!
Sure, Miami has an empty stadium. And sure, Bruce Frey has pigskin on the brain. But that's no excuse for the Canadian football league.