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    May 15, 2014

    NFL's Darren Sharper's Miami Rape Case Dropped

    Former NFL star Darren Sharper will not be charged for allegedly raping a woman in Miami Beach. Prosecutors announced today that they'd drop the charges, in part because the victim did not file charges until three months after the alleged incident. Sharper however still faces similar charges in Ari ... More >>

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    February 11, 2014

    Explaining Gay Men to Worried NFL Types

    NFL draft prospect Michael Sam came out over the weekend. Though the public response from the NFL and many players was positive, an article full of off-the-record NFL sources showed there's still some resistance to an openly gay player in the league. Apparently some older NFL types are under the imp ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    January 23, 2014
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    December 4, 2013

    Monday Night Football Murder: Man Gets High, Tells Friend "Game Over," And Shoots Him In The Head

    Few things arouse a man's anger like American football. When the Dolphins lose, a thousand dudes across South Florida launch their remotes in unison at their TV screens. Road rage rises and bar fights break out. But murder? That's exactly what happened earlier this week in North Miami Beach, howeve ... More >>

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    October 28, 2013

    Dolphins Implode Against Pats in 27-17 Loss

    The Dolphins stormed out of the gate yesterday with a 17-3 lead. But then they did that so very Dolphins thing they do and gave up 24 unanswered points to what on paper and early on seemed like a depleted, lost, and hurting Patriots team. Alas, there is no better cure for what ails any NFL team than ... More >>

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    September 5, 2013

    Jonathan Vilma's BBQ Joint in Legal Battle with Miami Marlins

    In this corner we have Jonathan Vilma, current New Orleans Saint and former Miami Hurricane. In the other we have the Miami Marlins. No, Vilma is not taking on the entire team in a game of 9-on-1 baseball (though, he might actually win). Vilma's barbecue restaurant, Brother Jimmy's, is in a legal ... More >>

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    August 22, 2012

    Roger Goodell Is So Not Welcome at Jonathan Vilma's Miami BBQ Joint

    Miami's hottest new BBQ joint is Brother's Jimmy BBQ in Brickell. Short Order seems to love it, and it's owned by three former Miami Hurricanes players, including Jonathan Vilma. Everyone is welcome to try a bit of their Carolina-style barbecue. Everyone, that is, except for NFL Commissioner Roger G ... More >>

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    February 24, 2012

    Glenn Sharpe, Former UM Star and NFL Cornerback, Arrested on Murder Charges​Former NFL cornerback Glenn Sharpe -- a Miami native who starred for the University of Miami -- has been arrested in Georgia on charges that he murdered a man during an argument.According to the DeKalb Sheriff's Office, Sharpe has been charged with the February 2 murder of Christopher Gall ... More >>

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    February 7, 2012

    Ricky Williams Announces Retirement, Probably for Real This Time

    ​Ricky Williams, the enigmatic running back who spent the majority of his 11-year NFL career with the Miami Dolphins, is officially retiring from football. No, really, for real this time. After ditching the Dolphins last year, Williams signed a two-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens but has d ... More >>

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    February 3, 2012

    Who Should Miamians Root for in the Super Bowl: The Patriots or the Giants?

    ​Riptide has a now established tradition of mathematically (in the loosest sense of the word) deciding which team Miamians should root for the in the Super Bowl. This year the answer seems obvious: F*ck the Pats! But should we really f*ck the Pats? Lets run both the New England Patriots and the Ne ... More >>

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    October 31, 2011

    The Dolphins Nearly Pulled It Off This Time. Honestly!

    The Flying Bag of Penis that is the Miami Dolphins nearly went and fucked things up by almost winning a game yesterday. But Suck For Luck is alive and well after the New York Giants woke up from their zombie-like state and handed Miami their seventh loss of the season in a 20-17 final.Understandably ... More >>

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    October 24, 2011

    Dolphins Blow 15-Point Lead, Win Suck For Luck Bowl

    ​With their defense flying around making plays and their offense opting for touchdowns instead of field goals, all signs pointed to the Miami Dolphins getting their first win of the season. FUCK YEA!But then Tim Tebow dialed up the Jesus, led the Denver Broncos in erasing a 15-point deficit, tied ... More >>

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    August 10, 2011

    Ten Things Channing Crowder Can Do Now That He's Retired

    ​After six seasons with the Miami Dolphins, Channing Crowder has announced his retirement from football after being cut from the team last month. Yet Crowder is only 27 and has his entire life in front of him. It's not too late for our favorite Fins loudmouth to find a new passion in life, and we' ... More >>

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    August 8, 2011

    Is It Too Late to Smoke Ricky Williams Out Before He Leaves for the Baltimore Ravens?

    ​This past June, Ricky Williams said he wanted to finish his career by winning a Super Bowl with the Dolphins. Yet the team's moves this off-season showed it had little interest in keeping Williams (or winning a Super Bowl, judging by the handling of the QB situation), and the onetime Pro Bowl MVP ... More >>

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    July 29, 2011

    Dolphins Cut Channing Crowder

    ​So long, Channing Crowder. According to CBS Miami, the Dolphins have cut the always entertaining linebacker. A former Florida Gator, Crowder was drafted by the Fins in 2005 and has played his entire pro career in Miami.

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    February 4, 2011

    Steelers vs Packers: Who Should Miamians Root For?

    ​Miami isn't in the Super Bowl, and the Super Bowl isn't in Miami. So it's hard for us to get overly excited about the game. Last year we played host, and thanks to a certain amount of cultural affinity, a feel good story, and a strong presence of former Hurricanes stars it wasn't hard f ... More >>

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    January 19, 2011

    Lil Wayne Has Beef with LeBron James and Dwyane Wade

    ​It wasn't that long ago when you could spot Lil Wayne sitting front row at AAA rooting on Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat (one instance of which was immortalized in cake format), but apparently Wayne is a Heat fan no more. No, he's not pissed about "The Decision" like everyone else, he's just irke ... More >>

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    September 15, 2010

    Nevin Shapiro, Miami Beach Ponzi Schemer, Pleads Guilty

    Nevin Shapiro, the colorful Miami Beach businessman who claims to have written a tell all book about the Miami Hurricanes from his jail cell, admitted the he was guilty of charges that he ran an $880 million Ponzi scheme. Shapiro used the money to fuel a lavish lifestyle, make donation to the Univer ... More >>

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    April 23, 2010

    Nevin K. Shapiro's Beautiful Asian Babes and $900 Million Ponzi Scheme

    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. In this special edition of Luke's Gospel, the former 2 Live Crew frontman discusses Nevin K. Shapiro, a University of Miami booster who ... More >>

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    February 9, 2010

    Concert Review: Furthur at Bayfront Park Amphitheater, February 5

    via​Furthur Bayfront Park Amphitheater, MiamiFriday, February 5, 2010Better Than: [Insert clever Grateful Dead song title] cover bandThe Review:With weather on my mind and 50 miles of Super Bowl-enhanced traffic in front of me, I departed home this past Friday with anticipation of what ... More >>

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    February 3, 2010

    One Down; Last Man Standing

    Chicano Joe Kapp lead Vikings to the Super Bowl​Remember Joe Kapp? The famous Latino quarterback long before the NFL was courting Latino viewers? With the Jets and Mark Sanchez out of the picture, Latinos won't have much  to root for come Super Bowl Sunday.  Colts wide receiver Anthony G ... More >>

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    February 3, 2010

    Hand Puppets and Sweaty Canadians: Photo Lowlights From Super Bowl Media Day

    Photo by Tim Elfrink The world's sweatiest Canadian TV reporter gets funky with the Saints.To the unitiated, Super Bowl Media Day must sound like some outrageous backstage fantasy. Media and players partying together! Celebrities around every corner! Free buffet lunch! Well not to worry, ign ... More >>

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    February 3, 2010

    Saints' Scott Fujita Doesn't See Eye-to-Eye With Tim Tebow on Women's Reproductive Rights

    via Navy.Mil/Wiki Commons​Tim Tebow isn't the only football star stepping into the gridiron of abortion rights. New Orleans Saints linebacker Scott Fujita told the New York Times he doesn't exactly agree with Tim Tebow's pro-life message, his support of Focus on the Family, or with CBS's ... More >>

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    February 1, 2010

    Top 10 Super Bowl Appetizer Recipes: Bacon Edition

    via​Super Bowl time is here again and that means parties, food, and beer, preferably at a friend's house where they have a big screen, someone else cooking, and endless beer. Most people are not that lucky though, so we're hooking you up with our top ten Super Bowl appetizer ... More >>

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    November 14, 2009

    Miami Dolphins Preview: Avast Ye Ass Kickers!

    ​So, the Dolphins clearly cannot hang with the likes of the Colts, Saints, Falcons or Patriots. We get that. But this Sunday, the Fins host what is most likely the worst team in the NFL this side of Detroit - the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. And while Miami does have the better team on paper, this just f ... More >>

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    October 31, 2009

    Miami Dolphins at New York Jets: 10 Predictions

    ​Despite winning the last two meetings against the New York Jets, the Dolphins enter Sunday's rematch as 3-point underdogs. This is mainly because the Jets are coming off a big win against the Raiders (which is basically the equivalence of beating a team made up entirely of organ grinders and thei ... More >>

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    February 5, 2009

    Buggah Da Govannah Tells You Who's Haitian

    Buggah D. Govannah (pronounced Governor) has been a fixture in Miami's hip-hop scene for a long time now. Here's an old picture of him with Wyclef. In this segment of Who's Haitian, Buggah gives you some black history, since it's February and all.

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    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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    February 14, 2008

    Let's Talk Free Agents: Defense

    Sports Illustrated's Peter King says the Dolphins are poised to have a big off-season after releasing Trent Green, Marty Booker and L.J. Shelton. With those guys off the books, the Fins' cap number has gone from $29 million to $40 million (sadly, my cap space is holding steady at $58.12), which mean ... More >>