Hurricane season starts Friday as the boys in orange and green take on FAU in the season opener, and expectations are already riding high. The ACC media has already picked Miami as the likely winner of the ACC's coastal division, but now "the worldwide leader in sports," ESPN, has spoken. The vast m ... More >>
Is this the year the Miami Hurricanes finally make it to their first ACC championship game? The media seems to think so. During the Atlantic Coast Conference's media kickoff day, the assembled sports reporters picked the Hurricanes to win the Coastal division in a poll.
Norman Braman told Miami politicians once they were making a mistake giving public money to a wealthy team owner, and now he's speaking up again. Unlike his ultimately losing fight against the new Marlins Park, this time he's pledging to kill any deal to renovate the Dolphins stadium with tax dollar ... More >>
For this week's cover story, I wrote about the journey of a group of 11-and-12-year-old boys playing for the 125 pound Miami Gardens Bulldogs. In 2012, the team bounced back from a season marred by a star player getting shot during practice while the league they played for was engulfed in turmoil.Th ... More >>
On Monday, Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross shucked his $400 million plan to renovate Sun Life Stadium, the venue the city's NFL franchise has called home for the past 26 years. During a press conference showing off a bunch of nice rendering of how the stadium will look with 3,600 new seats closer ... More >>
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 assesses the sorry state of Hurricanes football.It is University of Miami Coach Al Golden's second year on the job, and he's on h ... More >>
For the third time since 2008 the Miami Hurricanes are on the hunt for a new athletics director. Don't worry though, University of Miami President Donna Shalala says she has heard from literally hundreds of people who wants the job. "I'm getting hundreds of emails from people wanting the job," she t ... 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 >>
The first round of voting in our Miami Mascot Madness Tournament is now in the history books. On one side of the bracket we had two big blow outs. On the other side we had two face-offs that went down to the wire, with each mascot pulling ahead at one point or another. Now its time to find out th ... More >>
The former star quarterback from Miami Central Senior High who broke Jacory Harris' passing record, is leaving the University of Central Florida after following his breakout freshman season with a sophomore slump. Jeffrey Godfrey, who had requested a release from his scholarship, can transfer to ... More >>
photo by Jarrett Campbell via Wikimedia CommonsClint Dempsey and the national team are headed to Sun Life.Dear Miami: You're the capital of Latin American culture, a city so soccer-crazy that trying to find a free field for pick-up footy is tougher than sneaking an inflatable banana into a nightc ... More >>
via Yahoo SportsEx-UM standout tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. balling with Nevin Shapiro.During the early segment of 560 WQAM's Michael Irvin show, Yahoo Sports investigative reporter Dan Wetzel gave his take on convicted Ponzi schemer and former University of Miami athletic booster Nevin Shapiro, who ... More >>
While Howard Schnellenberger may be the coach at Florida Atlantic University, news of his impeding retirement will surely resonate down in Coral Gables. Before Schnellenberger arrived at the University of Miami in 1979, the school was better known for its palm trees and good weather than its smal ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsFirst go the libraries...Miamians were pissed off yesterday about Carlos Gimenez's plan to shutter 13 libraries around town. So when we saw him at a groundbreaking ceremony today, we thought we'd ask Gimenez a simple question: what's his favorite book? His answer: Fahrenhei ... More >>
Anyone care about the Marlins anymore? Did someone just raise their hand? Oh, the guy in the corner wearing an Ocean Conservancy Group t-shirt. Sorry, we mean the Florida Marlins baseball team, not the actual fish. Anyway, the Marlins have hired Edwin Rodriguez to lead the team for at least ano ... More >>
When it comes to football, the Atlantic Coast Conference has become a sad, depressing little thing this season. Given the sentiment in the sports universe lately it seems some would be happy to see the ACC downgraded to a flag football club. Granted, Virginia Tech's woes are most to blame for that s ... More >>
Pretty much every word Sean Rowe ever spoke was poetry. Even after he was hit by a train and survived. I don't say that as praise. I'm not fawning. He just had a way about him.He arrived in Miami in 1989 to work at the Miami Herald, where I was also employed. Back then, we tooled around tow ... More >>
Police are after a former beauty queen who's accused of being the ringleader of a gang of pinups who also work as international drug smugglers. Angie San Clemente Valencia is a bosomy 30-year-old Colombian who's accused of paying her merry band of strumpets $5,000 for carrying pounds of blow from Me ... More >>
Champs Sports Bowl: Miami Hurricanes vs Wisconsin Badgers, 8 p.m. ESPNSince college football doesn't have anything resembling a meaningful post-season, the most you can ask for besides ending up in a BCS bowl is an entertaining season. And boy did Canes fans get it this year. There was the joy of ... More >>
Photo by Joe Lederer, courtesy of ImageMovers Digital, LLCJack Rapke (L) on the set with Director Robert ZemeckisWhen he's not cheering on the Dolphins, Miami-native Jack Rapke is calling the shots at ImageMovers Digital, the film studio he founded in 1998 with Robert Zemeckis and Steve Starkey. ... More >>
"Sarah Palin" at King Mango Strut.For the last two decades, the brilliant lunatics who run the King Mango Strut parade have been a happy little family. Their meetings -- which were speckled with old hippie types -- felt more like a showcase of standup comedy than a community planning board. ... More >>
Part thug, part street fighter, Rene Martinez flattens his opponents. Can his punch save him from himself?
The newspaper's county hall reporter takes a six-figure job with the very people he was supposed to cover.
That turd talking while driving deserves it!
Betrayed by the U.S. government and their own country, they want to be remembered.
Andrea Loring got tired of seeing private high schools recruit star basketball players. But she had no idea busting them would bring her such grief.