Did you hear the one about how a LeBron James walks into a bar? The punchline is he got carded. Despite being one of the most famous athletes in the world, despite his beard, and despite (sorry, sorry) that hairline, James was still asked for ID to prove he was over 21 this past Friday while tryin ... More >>
College football may finally be coming back to the land where the Orange Bowl stood for decades. According to ESPN, a new bowl game tentatively titled the Miami Bowl we be played in Marlins Park starting in 2014.
Playing in the Orange Bowl used to send shivers down the spines of opposing teams. The 58-straight games the Miami Hurricanes won at home between 1985 and 1994 still stands unbroken as the longest home winning streak in modern NCAA football history. Of course, the ol' Orange Bowl was demolished to m ... More >>
Tonight, the Orange Bowl, once one of the premier college bowl games in the land, continues its sad slope into mediocrity by featuring the champion of the worst big conference that will actually exist in a few years (sorry Big East) and a BCS buster no one cared about or gave much credit to until pr ... More >>
Wanna get the adrenaline pumping for this week's BCS National Championship game between the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and Alabama Crimson Tide? Well, all you've gotta do is follow these three simple steps to achieve superfan status: (1) Shotgun six ice-cold beers and an equal number of sugar-loade ... More >>
The Miami Hurricanes aren't quite bowl eligible just yet, but last night they shook off a three-game losing streak and delivered an epic 30-12 smackdown to the Virginia Tech Hokies. The worst of their schedule is behind them (including loses to three teams in currently in the BCS top 10), and the Ca ... More >>
Remember how the City of Miami made some controversial plans to allow protesters to gather in the Orange Bowl when Fidel Castro dies? Yeah, well, the city has never updated those plans even though the Orange Bowl was demolished and replaced with the Marlins Stadium.Don't expect the city to make new ... More >>
"Oh, down 14-0 on the road in the first quarter," some of us might have thought. "Whatever, we did it last week." If that gleeful optimism wasn't wiped away once you realized the 'Canes were playing a ranked opponent and not an ACC bottom dweller, Kansas State certainly reminded you of that fac ... More >>
So here's the bad news: Miami will likely no longer be hosting the BCS Championship game every four years. Here's the good news: The Orange Bowl is no longer in danger of total irrelevance and will likely become part of a long-awaited college football playoff system. BCS commissioners have reached a ... More >>
Let's not put the cart before the horse, but there are other Miami matters to think about besides whether or not the Hurricanes leap to the Big 12 or stay relegated to the ACC. And that's mostly the fate of the Orange Bowl. The game has already lost a lot of its luster in the BCS era, but could news ... More >>
Cigars are as Miami as white guayabaras, cafecitos and questionable uses of teal and pink, but a national group is slamming the Orange Bowl this week for including the Calle Ocho favorites in the bowl week festivities.The American Cancer Society has sent a letter to NCAA and Orange Bowl offi ... More >>
These days, former Goodie Mob member Cee-Lo Green is the Liberace of hip-pop. He wears sequined jumpsuits with effortless flair. He can't be without his baby grand for more than 24 hours. And he totally loves South Beach. But while the King of Bling (as Wladziu Valentino Liberace was nicknamed) ... More >>
The Goo Goo Dolls Photo by Liana LozadaLook! It's John Rzeznik on the Jumbrotron! The Orange Bowl at Sun Life StadiumMonday, January 3Better than: Watching Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath host an episode of Don't Forget the Lyrics.It's been a long time since Dizzy Up the Girl. And the fact that the ... More >>
President John F. Kennedy's most famous appearance at the Orange Bowl was during a ceremony to welcome back the freed prisoners of Brigade 2506 following the failure of the Bay of Pigs invasion. While obviously JFK's most significant trip to the now-destroyed historic stadium, it wasn't his only. ... More >>
It might take a crack squad of psychoanalysis to properly dissect all the emotions Canes Nation has been going through leading up to Tomorrow's game against Ohio State. To put it simply though, a win in this game would feel better and be more monumental than almost any other win the Hurricanes ha ... More >>
Marlins Real aquatic life at the new Florida Marlins stadiumIn 1994's surprise Hollywood hit, Ace Ventura Pet Detective (featuring a still relatively unknown Jim Carrey) the fantastical storyline revolves around a dolphin kidnapped from an aquarium at the Orange Bowl. Sixteen years later, ... More >>
A lot has changed for the Orange Bowl since 1989. Back then, Jimmy Johnson was coaching the Canes, and they blew out Nebraska 23-3 in the game that year. That was when it was played in the actual stadium known as the Orange Bowl and before all of this BCS business. Lately, the Canes have bee ... More >>
Man it is cold out. ("How cold is it?") It's so cold that Gov. Crist has declared a state of emergency, so this isn't a joke. [CBS4]Scott Rothstein may be planning to enter a plea bargain, and pleading guilty. [JustNews]Five workers with Miami-Dade waster management were arrested after taking bribes ... More >>
For the first time this season, the Miami Hurricanes are ranked in the top ten of all of the major polls: eighth in the AP, ninth in the coaches', and tenth in the Harris Interactive and BCS standings. But, with the exception of LSU, we're the only team in the top ten that doesn't control its own ... More >>
Ladies and gentlemen, Prunk TV has a helluva guest today. After the credits, watch some bonus footage of Charlie Murphy in Miami. He held out his hand and said, "I'm Charlie Murphy." I replied, "I'm Jason Handelsman." Directors, producers, actors, and publicists questioned my presence on ... More >>
Luis Montealegre poured a café Cubano on Tuesday, paid a delivery guy for croquetas, and peered east a few blocks from his corner cafeteria. There was only blue sky where a $634 million Marlins baseball stadium will soon rise. "This is the poorest part of the city, the one that needs the most help, ... More >>
Hey Glenn Straub. I WANT to watch baseball downtown,. I WANT to TAKE the Metromover to games,But I wish you would just shut up.Straub penned a letter to the public (which you can find on the jump) defending his idea for a downtown stadium. But we've moved too far with the Little Havana stadium and I ... More >>
The National GOP wants Charlie Crist to run for Senate. [Hill]Ex-FBI agent John Connolly gets 40 years for his role in a mob murder. [Herald]Beware the dreaded lube ring thieves. [CBS4]With the Orange Bowl demolished, where will we have our official Fidel Castro death party? [CBS4]Burger King hired ... More >>
FedEx Orange Bowl boasts CompUSA Bowl-like matchup.
Ahhh... the sweet sounds of classic Seventies California pop. No one has ever embodied that sound more than the Doobie Brothers. And now that the style the Doobies perfected has become a musical archetype (see modern artists like the Autumn Defense, Beck, and so on), it's all too easy to look back t ... More >>
But theyre for the International Tennis Championship
The post-Orange Bowl age kicks off.
The FedEx Orange Bowl shows us how football is done.
The Junior Orange Bowl is takin it to the streets.
Theres nothing inconvenient about this years strut.
Keep believin at the Orange Bowl Fan Fest.
The crazy weirdness of the OB is what well really miss
Drink up that Orange Bowl ambiance before its gone
Bleed orange and green today at the Orange Bowl
With the news that the University of Miami is leaving the Orange Bowl, Riptide catalogs the top five moments in Hurricanes history inside the rickety ole’ stadium. Matt Munyon won't miss the Orange Bowl * 58 home game winning streak: From the mid-Eighties to the early-Nineties, no team could ... More >>
Because age is nothing but a number
You are the halftime show