NFC North

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    October 30, 2014
  • Blogs

    September 29, 2014

    Ryan Tannehill's "F-You" Game Totally Demolished the Raiders in London

    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 >>

  • News

    September 25, 2014
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    September 23, 2014

    Adrian Peterson's Harsh Discipline Isn't Out of the Ordinary in African-American Community

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2014

    Miami Wants to Kick Overtown's Legendary Youth Football Team Off Its Home Field

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2014

    Miami Hurricanes Season Opener: Five Things to Watch

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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

    January 29, 2014

    Super Bowl in Miami: Six Places to Watch the Game

    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 >>

  • News

    January 23, 2014
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    January 9, 2014
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    September 23, 2013

    Former Dolphin Tyrell Johnson Arrested for Peeing in Public on Miami Beach

    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.

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2013

    Five Things To Watch: Miami Dolphins vs. Cleveland Browns

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2013

    Ex-Dolphin Daunte Culpepper Loses His Florida Home in Foreclosure Court

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2013

    Colin Kaepernick Spotted in Miami Dolphins Hat at Fourth of July Party

    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.

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2012

    Dolphins Shut Out By Patriots 28-0, Go 7-9 Again

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    Kevin Olsen, 7th Best QB Prospect In Nation, Commits to Miami Hurricanes

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2012

    Miami Dolphins: The Worst Franchise in the NFL

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2012

    Tim Tebow to the Dolphins? Please, Everyone, Shut Up

    ​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.

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2012

    Dave Duerson's Assets Were Worth a Grand Total of $19,500 at Death

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    Former Dolphin Kenny Mixon Arrested for Domestic Violence in Weston

    ​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. 

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2012

    Five Freaky Republican Presidential Candidates' Doppelgängers

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2012

    Miami Dolphins Eyeing Peyton Manning, Really?

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Jeff Fisher Picks Rams Over Dolphins

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    Brady, Belichick Two Wins Away from Breaking Marino and Shula's Wins Record

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2011

    Miami Dolphins Are the 13th Most Popular NFL Team, Highest Ranking in Years

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    Chad Henne Is the Worst-Ranked Starting QB in the NFL

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2011

    Study: Dave Duerson Did Have Brain Trauma

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    Watch Protestors Dance the "Tax the Rich Shuffle" Outside Carnival Headquarters

    Photo by Tim Elfrink​To celebrate Tax Day, the folks at Right to the City and 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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    NFL Players Should Send The Greedy Owners To Hell

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    Dolphins Great Bob Kuechenberg Busted for DUI

    ​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 >>

  • Calendar

    January 27, 2011
  • News

    January 27, 2011

    Invasion of the Cleavage

    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.

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    FIU Football: Our Polish Correspondent Invades the Pizza Bowl

    FacebookRiptide's Polish football correspondent, Jacek Urbanczyk​Who 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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2010

    Miami Dolphins Promotion Includes Free Yarmulke

    via SunSent​Jews 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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    Dolphins To Take in Broadway Play Before Jets Game

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    Dolphins Capture First Win at Home, Get Slammed by the Injury Bug

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    Miami Dolphins Reportedly Interested in Signing Randy Moss

    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 >>

  • Dining

    October 28, 2010
  • Calendar

    October 14, 2010
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    October 4, 2010

    Dolphins Host the Patriots Tonight: Keys To Victory

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    Your Miami Dolphins 2010 Football Season Preview

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

    Miami Dolphins Pre-season: A Sloppy Win

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Dolphins Rank Near Bottom of "Most Successful" NFL Franchises for 2009

    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, your Miami Dolphins ranked near the bottom in both&nbs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    Dolphins Defensive Lineman Phillip Merling Is Out for the Season

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2010

    Teaching Warren Sapp and Michael Irvin To Avoid Dangerous Ladies

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    January 21, 2010
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    February 26, 2009

    Man Charged $28K for Watching Football at Port of Miami

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    Parcells Could Royally Screw Dolphins if He So Wishes

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2008

    Let's Talk Free Agents: Offense

    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 >>

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