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    December 9, 2013

    Dolphins Nail Steelers: "Ugh, so close." Playoff Hopes Still Alive.

    That picture shows how close the Miami Dolphins came to one of the most epic losses in the franchise's history. One-third of an Antonio Brown foot from being Auburn'd right in the butt. Instead, the Dolphins shook off about six demons with a gutsy win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in a snowy, back-a ... More >>

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    December 6, 2013

    Dolphins at Steelers: Revenge, Wallace, O-Line and Roethligsberger

    The Dolphins travel to Pittsburgh on Sunday to face a Steelers team that is also in the hunt for the 6th playoff spot (though on life support at 5-7) and are fresh off a week of moderate controversy surrounding their head coach kinda sorta accidentally meandering onto the field. On paper, these are ... More >>

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    December 2, 2013

    Dolphins Pummel Hated Jets 23-3: "Let's See If We Can Get a Good Punt"

    The Dolphins went into Dirty Jersey yesterday and beat the living bananas out of a very bad but extremely pleasant to watch Jets team. The Dolphins cruised to a 23-3 victory and kept alive their slim hopes of sneaking into the sixth playoff spot. Losses by Pittsburgh, San Diego, and the Jets began t ... More >>

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    January 17, 2013

    Miami Gardens Bulldogs Youth Football Club Overcomes The Sport's Dark Side

    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 >>

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    December 18, 2012

    The Miami Dolphins Have a 0.6% Chance of Making the Playoffs: Here's How

    Here's the good news: the Miami Dolphins are not yet mathematically eliminated from playoff contention. Here's the bad news: according to Sports Club Stats they have about a 0.6 percent chance of actually getting to the playoffs. In fact, of all teams that are still left in playoff contention, the F ... More >>

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    November 29, 2012

    Jacksonville Jaguars Fans Are Now Waving "Jag Rags"

    Yes, it totally makes sense that if Jacksonville Jaguars fans wanted their own version of the Pittsburgh Steelers' famed "Terrible Towel" they would call it the "Jag Rag." We're just not sure if the creators realized that name would induce fits of laughter in anyone who is or ever was a teenage boy.

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    October 5, 2011

    Miami Dolphins Are the 13th Most Popular NFL Team, Highest Ranking in Years

    Despite the weekly disaster show on the field, the Miami Dolphins are at their highest level of popularity in years. That's according to a Harris Interactive poll that ranks the 32 NFL teams from America's most favorite to least. The Dolphins are America's 13th favorite team. Unlucky number as ... More >>

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    April 29, 2011

    Miami Dolphins Draft Florida Center Mike Pouncey

    ​The NFL Draft was last night. And in keeping with the tradition of playing it safe, the Miami Dolphins used their fifteenth overall draft pick to select center Mike Pouncey from the University of Florida.It isn't an especially noteworthy or exciting pick, unless you have a thing for spending your ... More >>

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    April 7, 2011
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    April 7, 2011
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    February 8, 2011

    Five Worst Miami Sports Songs Ever

    via heat.comMascots are lame. Ditto sports songs.​Lil Wayne's new joint, "Green and Yellow," is a love song dedicated to his favorite football team, the Green Bay Packers. In it, he threatens to cut a Steelers' hair off, "We knock the Eagles and the Falcons and the Bears off/Now we 'bout to cut Tr ... More >>

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    February 7, 2011

    Dan Marino Hates the Black Eyed Peas

    ​The Pittsburgh Steelers may not have won the Super Bowl, but the real losers seems to have been the Black Eyes Peas. The questionably talented group helmed the halftime shows first foray back into Top 40 pop since Janet Jackson's affaire du nipple a few years back. They may have avoided wardrobe ... More >>

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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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    February 1, 2011

    Sol Kitchen Delivers Good Food For Your Super Bowl Party

    Jessica Ramirez​ If you're having people over for the Super Bowl and want to feed them good food -- but don't feel like doing the work -- Sol Kitchen may be able to help.  Owned by Steve Berry and chefs Kurtis Jantz and Chad Galiano, the company started offering food packages for ... More >>

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    February 1, 2011

    Sweetness Bakeshop Offers Two Limited-Edition Super Bowl Cupcake Flavors

    ​We've been on the Sweetness Bakeshop trail for the past couple of weeks, since we discovered their awesome custom cakes and took a look at the rest of their store offerings. Cupcakes remain the most popular item at the shop -- especially because owner Stephanie Perez-Diaz and her partners keep ro ... More >>

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    January 27, 2011
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    January 5, 2011

    Jason Taylor Rips Tony Sparano As Dolphins Reportedly Contact Cowher and Harbaugh

    ​Jason Taylor has been dead to us ever since he left the Dolphins for the Jets, but Zombie Taylor appeared on Joe Rose's WQAM show this morning to join the cavalcade of players who are criticizing head coach Tony Sparano. This comes as reports that the team has reached out to both former Steelers ... More >>

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    January 3, 2011

    Report: Bill Cowher Probably Won't Coach Dolphins Unless Ireland is Fired

    Despite public votes of confidence, Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano's job is likely in danger. Though, if the Dolphins do fire Sparano they better make sure they bring in someone better to replace him. Looks like one of the leading buzzed about candidates isn't likely to want the job. A report from ... More >>

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    December 27, 2010

    Amanda Lepore, Justin Bond, and Cazwell Ringing In New Queer's Eve at Lords South Beach

    Courtesy of Peace BisquitCazwell and Amanda Lepore​In a recent episode of NBC's 30 Rock, Jenna was sad 'cause she was going to miss out on going to Elton John and Tom Ford's New Queer's Eve. She had broken up with her cross-dressing boyfriend Paul, just as they were planning to go together as ... More >>

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    December 20, 2010

    Miami Dolphins Lose Record for Most All Time Regular Season Wins During Modern NFL Era

    ​Perhaps less heralded than the 1972 perfect season, but more illustrative of the Miami Dolphins proud position as a historically non-sucking team is another record: most regular season wins since 1970 (that's the year the AFL and NFL merged and is generally considered the start of the modern ... More >>

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    December 2, 2010
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    November 4, 2010
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    November 2, 2010

    NFL Is Too Soft For the Rest Of the World

    ​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. This week, Luke addresses the NFL's crackdown on helmet-to-helmet hits.The No Fun League needs to stop fining defensive players for helme ... More >>

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    October 25, 2010

    Dolphins Get Hosed, Lose Heartbreaker to the Steelers

    ​Just when you think the Miami Dolphins can't get screwed any harder. Just when you think this team has seen the worst of its ball-clobbering misfortune, comes a loss like yesterday's 23-22 cockpunch against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Not only did the officiating crew take a monumental shit on the D ... More >>

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    October 14, 2010
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    August 13, 2010

    Dolphins Host Bucs Tomorrow Night: What to Watch For

    ​Miami Dolphins football is back! And although it's a meaningless preseason game where the starters will see less than five minutes of playing time, it's still football. And you will watch it because you love it. And you will pick some random anonymous bench player who has a great game against oth ... More >>

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    August 2, 2010

    Wiz Khalifa Won't Sign to Maybach Music After All, Still Working With Rick Ross

    via @rickyrozay on Twitpic​Sometimes, getting dropped by your label is a good thing.... Actually, it seems to be better and better these days. Going independent allows an artist to build up his or her fan base, release music when- and however he or she wants, and then take all that added value to ... More >>

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    May 12, 2010

    Whiz Kid Rapper Wiz Khalifa Hits Revolution Sunday, June 20

    Wiz Khalifa gives Pittsburgh a better name than Ben Roethlisberger​If Wiz Khalifa were stuck on a deserted island and could only bring two things with him I'm guessing they would be kush (AKA cannabis) and orange juice, although on his brand spanking release, Kush and Orange Juice, he makes a much ... More >>

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    April 22, 2010

    NFL Draft Live-Blog

    ​Here we go. Live-blogging the NFL Draft. Pretty much like watching the draft with someone as losery as yourself. Only on the Internet! This is the first time the NFL Draft is being held in primetime. Because you're not buying enough KFC Double Downs for your fatass kids dammit! Also, tonight is t ... More >>

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    April 1, 2010
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    March 30, 2010

    More Gerald Posner Plagiarism in Miami Babylon, From New Times, PBS, and Many Others

    Back on March 16, Riptide broke the news that South Beach-based author Gerald Posner's latest book, Miami Babylon, had stolen eight passages from Frank Owen's 2003 work Clubland. photo by Bill Cooke New Times and a doctoral student have found more than a dozen new instances of plagi ... More >>

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    January 14, 2010

    Football Musical Chairs: Groh Top Candidate for Fins; USF Hires Holtz

    ​The past months have seen a lively game of musical chairs in the NCAA and NFL. Though the hottest action hasn't concerned Miami teams much, the effects are being felt here. The Dolphins fired defensive coordinator Paul Pasqualoni last week, and it seems like they're hoping to ... More >>

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    January 4, 2010

    Dolphins vs. Steelers: Fade to Black

    ​It was a microcosm of an entire season. As with every game, the Miami Dolphins were kicked in the teeth while they fought tooth and nail to make a game of it but falling short in the end. Even after losing both their first- and second-string quarterbacks, the Fins were still within a field goal o ... More >>

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    December 31, 2009
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    December 28, 2009

    Texans vs. Dolphins Recap: A Tale of Two Halves

    ​That Dolphins halftime speech must have been some kind of fire and brimstone sermon. Something along the lines of Henry V's Saint Crispen's Day address. The pre-game speech, meh, not so much. It was probably more along the lines of, "Okay men, we're gonna go out there and we're gonna pull down ou ... More >>

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    December 14, 2009

    Miami Dolphins in the Thick of It

    ​If we had told you before this game started that the Dolphins would only manage to score 14 points in the first half, zero points in the second half, turn the ball over three times in enemy territory, but will still win the game, you would have stabbed us in the spleen with a No. 2 pencil and gon ... More >>

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    February 6, 2009

    The Week That Was: Can They Hurry Up and Stimulate Us Already?

    Here is your weekly wrap up of things that bravely dared to appear on Riptide this week. There was a Super Bowl this past weekend. Your Miami Dolphins team was not present, but perhaps they could have been if Wayne Huzienga hired Steelers coach Mike Tomlin instead of that Cam Cameron fellow. Though, ... More >>

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    February 3, 2009

    It Was Fun While It Lasted: Dolphins Have the Hardest NFL Schedule in 2009

    All the naysayers (me included, often) think the Dolphins' roller coaster 2008 season ought to come with a few caveats: "Yeah, yeah, but Tom Brady was out the entire season... Sure, but the Jets had that old guy... Well, the wildcat won't be as effective next year... Whatever, you had an easy schedu ... More >>

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    February 2, 2009

    Muck Bowl Alum Dominates the Super Bowl (But It's Not Boldin)

    A few miles north of Miami, on the swampy edges of Lake Okeechobee, there are a couple of impoverished little towns called Pahokee and Belle Glade where they churn out gasp-inducing football talent like a cash crop. Without much else to do, the kids chase and skin rabbits and play pig ... More >>

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    February 2, 2009

    Super Bowl XLIII Makes Us Only a Little More Bitter About Cam Cameron

    The thought in the back of my mind last night while watching the game was "Hmmm, how do I recap this for Riptide tomorrow with some sort of Miami Dolphins peg." Something of a challenge, considering the Dolphins weren't playing, if you weren't aware.When the Cardinals went scoreless for the first qu ... More >>

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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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    December 3, 2007
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    April 5, 2007

    The Bodyguard

    Special forces. National ad campaigns. Watching the backs of the big guys. Meet this Eastern European hunk

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    September 14, 2006
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    September 7, 2006

    We’re Ready for Some Football

    It’s a Thursday-night party going on

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    August 31, 2006
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    August 11, 2005
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    April 7, 1993
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    January 6, 1993

    Pour and Tour

    You can get embalmed where you used to get bombed. You can buy something to shoot where you used to buy shots. A booze cruise along Bird Road.

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