After New Times linked Alex Rodriguez to a local nutritionist who provided performance enhancing drugs to athletes early this week speculation has run rampant about his future. His camp however seems to want to make one thing clear: he's not retiring anytime soon.
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Are the New York Yankees looking to unload Alex Rodriguez on the Miami Marlins next season? That's what Keith Olbermann, of all people, is reporting. The liberal newsman turned baseball blogger says that the teams are discussing a deal that could see A-Rod traded to Miami in exchange for Heath Bell. ... More >>
Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez's Miami real estate situation has been almost as tumultuous as his love life since divorcing his ex-wife Cynthia in 2008.In his latest real estate move, A-Rod has listed his nine-bedroom Miami Beach mansion for a whopping $38 million. He bought and began renovating the ... More >>
The Miami Marlins are only the third favorite baseball team of Floridians according to a new Quinnipiac poll. Which is quite odd once you remember Florida is only home to two major league baseball teams. In fact, Florida's favorite team doesn't even play in Florida. Yes, the New York Yankees actuall ... More >>
Ah, baseball. The nostalgic green of the outfield grass. The evocative crack of bat hitting ball. The zeal of litigation and the slow slog of civil justice.
George Will say whaa?!
Three prominent local figures in youth baseball are embroiled in an intriguing lawsuit filed earlier this month. Miam ... More >>
Nearly all celebrity chefs have one thing in common -- a fairytale-like rise from poverty and obscurity to fame and fortune.Paula Deen (who just announced she has type 2 diabetes), was a young bank teller in Savannah, Martha Stewart used to babysit for New York Yankees' kids, and Guy Fieri's big ... More >>
Jeffrey Loria would have more World Series trophies if he wasn't a cheapskate.Watching Cody Ross rip through Major League Baseball's postseason got us
wondering about former Florida Marlins who have tasted sweet
success during the Fall Classic since the team won the World Series
in 2003.Watching ... More >>
People in Cleveland are still pissed about that whole "LeBron James betrayed our town on a self-congratulatory, national live TV special for the Heat" thing. Jeez, come on folks, it's been a full three weeks now. Last night a man wearing an official LeBron James Miami Heat jersey at Cleveland Ind ... More >>
Associated PressCleveland has plenty of reasons to declare a municipal omerta on LeBron James. Using a live TV special to choose the Heat was the sporting version of that part in Carrie where the popular jock makes Sissy Spacek his prom date just to dump pig's blood all over her, only inste ... More >>
George Steinbrenner, the man who inspired Larry David's best recurring cameo on Seinfeld -- and, oh yeah, also the tyrannical architect of the hated Yankees dynasty -- has died in Tampa.
Steinbrenner, who was 80 and in declining health, died early this morning. Because we hate the Yankees and ... More >>
2010 VH1 Hip Hop Honors |Hip Hop Rally Machine |Hip Hop Honors Video Despite the theme of our earlier post about last night's VH1 Hip-Hop Honors show, the entire thing was not, in fact, about Miami. Atlanta, Virginia Beach, New Orleans, and Houston all got their due as well, represented by arti ... More >>
El Duque is related to shooterGerardo Regalado, the 38-year old man alleged to have shot and killed four women, including his girlfriend, before turning the gun on himself, is the half brother former New York Yankee pitcher Orlando "El Duque" Hernandez.
El Duque, in turn, is t ... More >>
Photo by Sayre BermanClick here to view a slideshow of photos from the show.Jay-ZWith Trey Songz and Young JeezyBankAtlantic Center, SunriseSaturday, February 20, 2010Better Than: Listening to the AutoTuned train-wreck on "We Are the World 25 for Haiti." The Review:Jay-Z's last two appearances ... More >>
Riptide 2.0's regular sports commentator and FinsNation blogger Chris Joseph looks back at the top ten Miami sports moments of the decade. Low points like the Miami Dolphins crappy performance and the after-thought known as the Florida Panthers didn't make the cut. Sorry.
10. Canes BaseballCoach ... More >>
Jacob KatelA-Rod has portraits of himself as a centaur above his bed. And we all know the centaur is the douchiest of all mythical creatures.Maybe it's a bad idea to publicly disagree with your boss. But I gotta say, watching this postseason only confirmed my belief that Alex Rodriguez is a world ... More >>
The Marlins' recent cakewalk against the beasts of the AL East revealed that Josh Johnson is a Cy Young contender, Chris Coghlan is a talented lead-off hitter, and after going 6-3 against Toronto, Boston, and New York, the Marlins are actually pretty good.
Oh, and Matt Lindstrom needs to be rem ... More >>
Last time we turned to Florida Marlins baseball, we watched a mediocre team being pummeled by the best in the game. The New York Yankee fans were giggling at the ineptitude of a school of Fish that could only garner three hits.
It was pathetic, But that was last night. And ton ... More >>
Some of the largest crowds of the season are expected at Land Shark Stadium when the Marlins take on the Yankees this weekend and the Marlins' brass hopes to earn some serious coin. Fans interested in catching a glimpse of a 2003 World Series rematch will be subjected to big ticket price hikes.
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Courtesy of Wikimedia CommonsThere are a couple of unusual aspects to the breaking news that embattled native Alex Rodriguez is gonna miss at least six weeks of the baseball season to have hip surgery.The first is that the story was first reported by ESPN Deportes, which has even the New York Times ... More >>
With all the hullaballo and hubbub over the giant tax-pit ... um ... new Marlins Stadium proposal, it's easy to forget that the Fish are still a baseball team and the new season is almost upon us. It's a shame, really. For true baseball fans, Spring Training is the best time of the year. Everyone's ... More >>