Ryan Tannehill has one question for the haters: How does his pass taste? Fancy yourself a second helping, do you? Following an awkward week that felt like the worst dating show ever titled Joe Philbin Plays Hard To Get , Ryan Tannehill proceeded to rip the long-stemmed-rose out of his coaches hand ... 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 explains why Adrian Peterson isn't out of the ordinary. Many people are shocked and disgusted by the alleged abuse Minnesota Vik ... More >>
After football practice at Overtown's Williams Park each day, 13-year-old wide receiver Gerald Johnson walks off the grassy field with sweat sluicing down his forehead. "Bye, Fat Albert," his buddies call. That's Gerald's nickname, even though he's skinny as a twig. He tucks soggy shoulder pads into ... More >>
The Miami Hurricanes will kick off their 2014-15 football season Labor Day against the Louisville Cardinals in a rematch of their 36-9 Russell Athletic Bowl loss this past December. Much has changed in just a few short months -- both teams will sport new quarterbacks and many different starters this ... More >>
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 >>
On Sunday, February 2, at 6:30 p.m. all normal activity on this planet will cease to exist as everyone in the world squats in front of a television to watch the Super Bowl. Exaggeration? Somewhat. Last year, more than 46 percent of the population of the United States that tunes in to watch the "Big ... More >>
Tyrell Johnson was only on the Dolphin's preseason roster for a couple of months before the 2012 season, but apparently he liked Miami so much he still sticks around here to pee on the street. Johnson was arrested this weekend on Miami Beach for doing just that.
Welcome to another Miami Dolphins season, kicking off this Sunday against the Cleveland Browns. Gone is the old logo and uniforms. Gone are many of last seasons players. Enter a lot of expectations for a franchise that has routinely disappointed it's fans over the past decade, or four. Sunday is a f ... More >>
Daunte Culpepper, one of several players who have been part of the Dolphins' never ending post-Dan Marino quarterback carousel, has lost his South Florida home in foreclosure court. According to the AP, Culpepper bought the nearly 10,000 square foot Broward County home back in 2006 while he was st ... More >>
Colin Kaepernick just led the San Francisco 49ers to an NFC championship, but yesterday he had another team on his mind. Last season's breakout QB was spotted wearing a Miami Dolphins hat at a Fourth of July party.
Sunday's action featured the incredible story of an extraordinary athlete's return from a horrific injury to come back against all odds, put his team on his back and lead that now playoff-bound team to victory just as the hero himself nearly broke one of the most coveted records in NFL lore. That wa ... More >>
Its a sad, sad day in the Miami sports world. The Marlins got stomped last night. Longtime Dolphin Yeremiah Bell is now a Jet. And, well, the less said about the Heat the better. So, lets try and focus on a tiny bit of good news for the only team that truly matters: the Miami Hurricanes.The team jus ... More >>
Luther Campbell, 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. In this special edition, Luke laments the epic fall of Miami's storied NFL team.It is a tragedy what is going on with the Miami Dolphins. One of the most suc ... More >>
So, Peyton Manning has chosen to play for the Denver Broncos, which officially ends the reign of Tebowmania in Colorado.What does that mean for the Dolphins? The sports media has already cued up the Tebow-to-Miami talks. We'd rather they hit the kill button. Nothing about that makes sense.
In April 2011, former Chicago Bears star Dave Duerson killed himself in his Sunny Isles apartment, his brain racked by football injuries. The once proud and successful businessman was six months into the bankruptcy process. His suicide-- shooting himself in the chest to preserve his brain for dem ... More >>
Kenny Mixon, a former Miami Dolphin, was arrested at his Weston home yesterday afternoon on charges of domestic violence. Mixon is alleged to have choked his girlfriend.
The nationwide comedy tour known as the Republican presidential race is in Florida this week. Over several months, rich candidates have perfected the game of politics in their quest for the Republican Party's nomination and the chance to go up against President Barack Obama in November. Pr ... More >>
The Miami Dolphins have not had a consistent quarterback since Dan Marino, who retired at 38. Twelve years later, the Dolphins are still fumbling around trying to land a franchise quarterback even half as good as he was. Signing a 35-year-old injured player probably won't to help much, but don't ... More >>
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 >>
After 27 years, Dan Marino's record for most yards in a single season is expected to be overtaken. Even Marino admits as much. But another Marino record will almost surely be broken this year.With 116 wins together with the Dolphins, Marino and Don Shula hold he NFL record for most wins by a QB a ... More >>
Despite the weekly disaster show on the field, the Miami Dolphins are at their highest level of popularity in years. That's according to a Harris Interactive poll that ranks the 32 NFL teams from America's most favorite to least. The Dolphins are America's 13th favorite team. Unlucky number as ... More >>
Lest you think Miami Dolphins fans were being overdramatic in their disappointment that the team couldn't get a starting quarterback better than Chad Henne, we now have cold, hard rankings to back our whining. USA Today ranked all 32 teams' starting quarterbacks, and Henne came in 31st out of 32. ... More >>
At a news conference today, Boston University researchers announced that Dave Duerson, the former NFL player who committed suicide in Sunny Isles Beach and donated his brain for testing, was indeed afflicted with the brain trauma common in former players. Duerson, who won two Super Bowl rings i ... More >>
Photo by Tim ElfrinkTo celebrate Tax Day, the folks at Right to the City and MoveOn.org decided it was high time to combine the best traditions of 1985-era Chicago Bears dancing and progressive lefty political agitation. The result? Behold the "Tax the Rich Shuffle." William "The Fridge" Perry wa ... More >>
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 advises professional football players to form their own league.When Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson likened ... More >>
Bob "Kooch" Kuechenberg, a Miami Dolphins legend who played for the unbeaten '72 team and racked up six Pro Bowl selections, has been busted for a DUI. The arrest comes after he side swiped another vehicle while trying to make a lane change on a stretch of I-95 in Broward County on Saturday night ... More >>
Sorry, but 100,000 hookers -- including tens of thousands of teens -- won't be showing for the Super Bowl this week. They send their regrets.
FacebookRiptide's Polish football correspondent, Jacek UrbanczykWho says an alt-weekly's blog can't have a foreign correspondent? Meet Jacek Urbanczyk, self-described "football journalist from Poland" and Riptide's stringer for the Little Caesar's Pizza Bowl in Detroit, between the University of ... More >>
via SunSentJews love a deal (not to imply any sort of hurtful stereotype, because let's be honest people of all ethnic and religious backgrounds love a deal. There is something wrong with you if you don't). Jews also love the Miami Dolphins (again regardless of identity, there is something wrong ... More >>
The Miami Dolphins raised some eyebrows when they announced they'd be landing New York today instead of the usual Saturday arrival for their game this weekend against the Jets. Well, it turns out that owner Stephen Ross arranged the early visit so his team could take in a showing of a Broadway pl ... More >>
TILT! ... TILT! ... TIL* ... It took three quarterbacks to do it, but the Miami Dolphins were able to pull off the 29-17 victory over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, earning the Fins their first home win of the season. That's the good news. The bad news? The entire starting roster is injured and ... More >>
Moon over Miami? Randy Moss sure has had a weird season. The day after the Patriots came to Miami and handed the Dolphins their dorsal tails, he was cut from the team. He ended back in Minnesota, where he just didn't gel with Brett Favre (not that anyone wants to "gel" with Favre lately). Today t ... More >>
Last week, it was against the Jets on Sunday Night Football. Tonight, it's the Patriots on Monday Night Football. That's two straight weeks the Dolphins face an AFC East rival in the national spotlight. Also, it's two straight weeks they face a team with an insufferable fanbase. So tonight is a must ... More >>
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 >>
There are several things we can glean from the Dolphins 10-7 pre-season win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this past Saturday: Pat White is probably done, the Marlins infield is where football goes to die and Dolphins fans remain pretty irrational after just one meaningless game. What's that? Bran ... More >>
via KillustrationsSad dolphins. What makes an NFL team successful? For the coach, players and fans it means winning games. For the owner and front office it also means making lots of money. According to a new analysis from Portfolio.com, your Miami Dolphins ranked near the bottom in both&nbs ... More >>
Miami Dolphins defensive end Phillip Merling's off-season of misfortunes has gone from bad to worse. Merling was arrested in May for punching his pregnant girlfriend, and just this week he was formally charged with felony battery for the incident. Now comes news that Merling suffered an ... More >>
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. Up this week, Luke dissects how superstar athletes fall for the pussy trap.I have to give credit to the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office f ... More >>
We know that to many American tourists, Miami might seem like a foreign country, but the phone companies should do better. An Illinois man got aboard a cruise ship this past November at the Port of Miami and realized he had about three hours to kill before the ship took off. So, through some fancy w ... More >>
Bill Parcells flies around the NFL like some sort of caped superhero saving distressed teams from the villainous forces of "sucking." After a successful year as the Dolphins VP of FB, in which he turned that team from the laughingstock of the league to something resembling an actual football team, s ... More >>
Continuing our free agent talk from yesterday, we now turn to the offense: Offensive Line The Dolphins released LJ Shelton and Anthony Alabi this week. Which means they're definitely in the market for some beef. Some have said this makes it a sure thing that Parcells will draft Jake Long. Let's no ... More >>