An officer on patrol in suburban Virginia Gardens last week noticed "the distinct and unique odor of unburnt cannabis" coming from a parked 2000 Mercury Grand Marquis. Like any good weed-smelling cop, he stopped to investigate. In the driver's seat, he found 23-year-old Luke Bray, a redshirt seni ... More >>
Some MLB team's fan bases cover entire states if not large regions of the country. Most are at least the most popular team in every county in their home metro-area. Of course, the Marlins are not like most MLB teams. The Fish have one of the smallest geographical fan footprints according to a new ... More >>
David Beckham himself commented on reports that he's pursuing an MLS team in Miami, noting that it's "something I'm very interested in" during a live Facebook event from London today. Which gave a writer at Yahoo!'s Eurosports blog the opportunity to declare Miami the worst sports town in America ... More >>
While today's public sports fan debate centers on the quality of Miami Heat fans, The New York Times' resident stats geek Nate Silver decided to focus on the quality and quantity of NHL fans last month. His conclusion: The Florida Panthers should either move to Canada or be eliminated.
Now is the season of Miami's discontent, thanks to our terrible local teams. The Dolphins are a joke. The Marlins are even worse than last year. The University of Miami Hurricanes aren't much better, losing to Kansas State by 39 points. The Florida Panthers are locked out. And South Florida's one ch ... More >>
Today, for better or worse, the Miami market has teams in each of the big four major leagues. It wasn't always that way, though, and besides the Dolphins, Heat, Marlins, and Panthers, several other professional sports teams have called Miami home. In fact, the Magic City's colorful pro spo ... More >>
It's an exciting time in South Florida sports. Both the Heat and Panthers appear to be making strong runs at the playoffs. The UM Women's Basketball team is sure to be a threat in the official March Madness (and the men might make it too). The Dolphins are in the midst of a critical off season. A ... More >>
When reports surfaced Saturday that Florida Panthers enforcer Krys Barch was ejected from the game for using a racial slur against Montreal Canadiens player P.K. Subban, a Canadian-native with Jamaican parents, everyone just sort of assumed Barch had dropped a N-bomb or something equally vile. Ba ... More >>
It's a holiday miracle! NBA players and owners have reached a tentative deal to save the NBA season. Training camp and the free agency period will begin on December 9, with the first games to start on Christmas day. That means that the previously scheduled December 25 match up of the Heat vs. the ... More >>
Florida's two best Division I FBS teams outside the big six conferences (or what's left of them -- sorry, USF) entered FIU Stadium undefeated this past Saturday. Only one left with a perfect record. The Golden Panthers engineered a mild 17-10 upset over UCF and remained hot after last w ... More >>
via You TubeProfessor Charles Barkley, a noted sociologist and all around portly fellow, recently proposed a hypothesis that the Miami Heat "have the worst fans."Chuck, you might want to watch some video of what went down in Vancouver last night. Because we're pretty sure that burning your city's ... More >>
Next season's Panther's uniforms?Just in case you thought corporate douchebaggery couldn't get any worse than the carousel of inane names for the ex-Joe Robbie Stadium -- Landshark Stadium anyone? -- the Florida Panthers are here to remind us that the limits of corporate whoredom are ever-expandi ... More >>
The Miami blue butterfly is one of the very few species that is only found in Southern Florida, but finding them have become increasingly rare. Once thought to have been completely killed off by Hurricane Andrew, a small population of about 50 was found in 1999. Efforts have been made to grow the ... More >>
Despite passing a physical with Dolphins physicians and some apparent mutual interest, it seems that Jeremy Shockey won't be suiting up in Orange and Aqua next year. According to the AP, he's agreed to join the Carolina Panthers, who despite the best efforts of the 'Fins last season, actually had ... More >>
With Dan Henning out, the Dolphins' next order of off-season business is securing a new offensive coordinator. One of the names apparently on the shortlist is Rob Chudzinski, who should be no stranger to local sporting fans. He served as the offensive coordinator for two seasons with the Miami Hu ... More >>
The Florida Panthers, a professional team that plays a sport known as hockey, could make history this season! If they miss the playoffs, they'll have the record for most consecutive seasons in the NHL to miss the playoffs. Ten in a row, baby!Yeah, the Panthers don't have much proud history, so in ... More >>
Grilled chicken sandwich at Sun Life...is it safe?ESPN's Outside the Lines has collected health department inspection reports for food and beverage vendors at 107 MLB, NBA, NHL, and NFL sports arenas in the United States and Canada. Each arena's percentages of "critical violations" were tallied - ... More >>
The Panthers aren't exactly having the finest season on ice. They choked away their third game in a row last night, dropping to 10-12-4, good for the third-worst record in the Eastern Conference.But it wasn't the 4-3, last-second loss to the Thrashers last night that stung like a Paula Deen ham to t ... More >>
Men's Health has stuck us with another label: the least sports obsessed city. The mag took into account number of ticket sales and attendance on the pro, college and high school level for baseball, basketball football, and NASCAR as well as memorabilia sales. Miami came in dead last. ... More >>
I don't know if you've been following the recent mess going on in the New York State legislature, but one of the key figures behind it reportedly considering a run for Mel Martinez's soon-to-be vacated senate seat. Lucky us!Tom Galisano is the billionaire founder of Paychex, a payroll proc ... More >>
The Senators come to town with a taste for victory.
Tis the preseason to witness the Panthers newest pick
NHL 2K7 looks pretty but fails to light the lamp
Architects vie for granular greatness
Radek Dvorak for Mike Vernon
So that's why it's called copy!
From deep within the Miami Police Department comes a convoluted tale of sketchy videotape, allegations of official misconduct, and two tickets to the Stanley Cup finals
Interested in Miami's new minor-league hockey team? Prepare to shell out big bucks.
Gaining control of the Miami Arena was the easy part. Now Mr. Blockbuster just has to persuade the Heat to stick around.
Go Marlins! Go Panthers! Go Heat! Go to hell.