During the 2005 offseason the Dolphins traded Brendon Ayanbadejo to the Bears. he went on to have three consecutive Pro Bowl seasons and would eventually win a Super Bowl with the Baltimore Ravens. The Dolphins meanwhile would endure a season of mediocrity under Nick Saban. Well, Ayanbadejo seems ... More >>
Despite the fact that both the Miami Dolphins and the Fontainebleau hotel have tried to keep the incident out of the headlines, ESPN is reporting that after a night of clubbing at LIV, Dolphins guard Richie Incognito was allegedly involved in a fight with a hotel security guard that left the man unc ... More >>
Stop bitching about the Dolphins drafting tactics, because according to one analysis, the team has been the second most successfully in the NFL over the past five years. Of course, looking at the Dolphins overall success over the past five years makes you wonder exactly how accurate the analysis is.
In yet another bittersweet reminder that despite not having much success lately on the college level, the Miami Hurricanes are still a major NFL pipeline, it turns out that more former 'Canes will playing in the AFC and NFC championship games this weekend than any other school. Which shouldn't be to ... More >>
Another Pro Bowl, another year in which the Miami Hurricanes have more former players selected than the Miami Dolphins had current players selected.The 'Canes had six alumni selected to the star-studded game, which ties with Tennessee for the most from any college program.
Chad Ochocinco was born in Miami and played for Miami Beach Senior High. His career may be about to come full circle, as the Dolphins are seriously exploring the possibility of signing the most interesting man in the NFL. Based solely on potential blog post fodder, Riptide approves of this move.
At the University of Miami, William Joseph was a star of the 2001 national championship team's fearsome defense, leading the Canes in QB sacks and tackles for a loss. Joseph has since retired from football after an eight-year NFL career, but he'd better hope he's still got some killer defense left i ... More >>
Junior Seau, the 12-time Pro Bowler, who played for the Miami Dolphins for three seasons, has reportedly been found dead at the age of 43 in his California home. According to sources who spoke to gossip website TMZ, Seau may have committed suicide.
It's an exciting time in South Florida sports. Both the Heat and Panthers appear to be making strong runs at the playoffs. The UM Women's Basketball team is sure to be a threat in the official March Madness (and the men might make it too). The Dolphins are in the midst of a critical off season. A ... More >>
There's a reason the Miami Dolphins pay Brandon Marshall all that money. He's a damn good wide receiver. That's a fact he reminded everyone of with his MVP performance in yesterday's Pro Bowl; the kind of performance we see far too little of when he's actually in a Dolphins jersey.After the game, ... More >>
Except for the 2009 edition, the NFL's Pro Bowl has been held in Honolulu, Hawaii since 1979, but the state's new governor is sick of spending $4 million to secure the relationship every year. In a blistering attack on the NFL, Democratic Gov. Neil Abercrombie suggested it could take its Pro Bowl ... More >>
Duane Hanson's Tourists II12.6 million paid an overnight visit to Miami-Dade in 2010, and according to the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau that is an all time record.Yep, despite a still downtrodden economy, the local tourism industry is apparently thriving.
Dave Duerson, a former superstar Safety who took four trips to the Pro Bowl and had two Super Bowl rings on his fingers, was found dead in his Miami home last night. So far, though, no cause of death have been given.
Bob "Kooch" Kuechenberg, a Miami Dolphins legend who played for the unbeaten '72 team and racked up six Pro Bowl selections, has been busted for a DUI. The arrest comes after he side swiped another vehicle while trying to make a lane change on a stretch of I-95 in Broward County on Saturday night ... More >>
The Kraken has been released!Just a few years removed from working a job in finance and watching football on the couch like the rest of us, Dolphins linebacker Cameron Wake has been named a starter for the 2010 NFL Pro Bowl.In a season mired in mediocrity for the Dolphins, Wake has been one of the f ... More >>
Things had been running pretty smoothly for the Miami Dolphins since training camp began last Friday. Chad Henne is looking sharp, Will Allen is looking fluid, and newly acquired Pro Bowl wide receiver Brandon Marshall is downright blowing shit up. But all the good times and double rainbows came ... More >>
Good news, Dolphans! Zach Thomas, who spent 12 years with the Dolphins and racked up seven Pro Bowl appearances, is going to re-sign with the team! Then he will immediately retire.According to the AP, this afternoon Thomas will sign a ceremonial contract and then announce his retirement as a member ... More >>
Can we get a little sauerkraut on this?In part one of yesterday's interview with Centerplate Sun Life Stadium Executive Chef Orlando Morales, we went over some of the logistics of providing food to tens of thousands of hungry Marlins fans. Today the chef describes some of the specific new foods - ... More >>
A Man was shot at MIA lounge last night multiple times, while the shooter sped off in a black Mercedes. [JustNews]The ACLU claims two Miami Beach cops harassed and falsely arrested a gay tourist after he saw the men beating another suspect in handcuffs. [Herald]A man in Stuart died after being attac ... More >>
A petition to recall Mayor Carlos Alvarez fell short by just a few thousand signatures. [CBS4]Murdered tourist Paula Sladewski's sister is back in town looking for the culprit, and the award for the killer's arrest has been raised to $15,000. [NBCMiami]Yesterday's rain and flooding caused ... More >>
Los Van Van, the Cuban dance band that performed at the Knight Center last night, drew around 400 anti-Castro protesters. [ABCNews]Inner-city neighborhoods such as Liberty City might be in position for an economic renaissance. [Herald]Miami-Dade interim director James Loftus is expected to be p ... More >>
Pro Bowl weekend reminds us that were only a few days away from the mayhem that the Super Bowl will bring. So here is what you missed over the weekend:Lofty at Buck 15Photo by Nicole CussellAbove Miss Yip, Buck 15 has provided a nightlife sanctuary for locals on South Beach. Its new Lofty Friday ... More >>
Yes, he's wearing a Snuggie.We've long known Cincinatti wide receiver and Miami native Chad Ochocinco has a somewhat colorful personality -- we were sort of tipped off when he legally changed his last name to a bad Spanish translation of his jersey number -- but he seems to be really coming into ... More >>
Three players who have suited up in Dolphins Teal and five who are "all about The U," have been named to the NFL's All Decade Team. Chosen by the NFL Hall of Fame selection committee, the honors were announced before last night's Pro Bowl. Much like the Pro Bowl itself, the Hurricanes are represe ... More >>
It's that magical time of year once again kids--a time when really anything can happen. A time when dreams can come true. A time when anything your heart desires can be made reality, whether you long to see two midgets mud wrestling in the lobby of hotel, or all you want is to stab a prostitute b ... More >>
A 14-year-old girl was fatally shot in the stomach while vising a friend's house. An adult accidently discharged the weapon. [Herald]A drive-by shooting at 2135 NW 52nd St. resulted in the death of a 15-year-old girl who seems to have been a babysitter. Three others were wounded. [Herald]Miami-Dade ... More >>
It was looking for a while like no Dolphins players would be playing in their home stadium during this year's Pro Bowl. Offensive Tackle Jake Long was named to the original line-up but pulled out due to injury Thanks to yesterday's Colts win, safety Antoine Bethea will forgo the Pro Bowl for&nb ... More >>
The former Joe Robbie Stadium, Pro Player Park, Pro Player Stadium, Dolphins Stadium, Dolphin Stadium, and Land Shark Stadium will have a new name for the next five years: Sun Life Stadium. Somehow it's even worse than the last one. Seriously, there are strip malls in Kendall with better names ... More >>
A new South Beach, velvet-rope spot is anticipated to open before the end of this month. It is a resurrection of the old Rumi locale, next to SET on Lincoln Road. And before you roll your eyes and start a death clock, you should check out the deets from the press release we received yesterday.The ... More >>
Since 1980, the Pro Bowl has been played in Hawaii, and because our 50th state doesn't have a team of its own, it's been a nice opportunity for locals to catch some NFL action, even if the players don't typically bring their best game. But this year's Pro Bowl will take place in Miami, with ... More >>
The same water filtration system that may or may not be linked to cases of Legionnaire's disease at the EPIC, has been found in three other condo buildings in Miami. [CBS4]Jackson Health System is teetering on the edge of a financial emergency. [Herald]Somebody is a math superstar: "Well if we avera ... More >>
The horrible eight months in which we've had to refer to our football stadium as "Land Shark" in honor of a horrible Chevy Chase sketch Jimmy Buffet's beer.As soon as the Dolphins play their January 3 game against the Steelers the stadium will revert back to being known as Dolphin Stadium. So the Su ... More >>
Univision is opening its own production studio in Miami. [LATimes]According to a recent poll, Miami is the second most desirable travel destination after Las Vegas. [CBS4]Ad sales at McClatchy, the Miami Herald's parent company, are down 20 percent this quarter, but that's apparently good because it ... More >>
Michelle Spence-Jones pleaded not guilty to theft charges and, of course, plans to run for her city commission seat again. [CBS4]Police are on the hunt for someone who released thousands of ladybugs in the VIP room at Art Basel. [NBCMiami]A man stole a $1 million painting. Police caught the suspect ... More >>
In the Liberty City Seven trial, 26-year-old Rotschild Augustine yesterday was sentenced to seven years in jail. [CBS4]So, a survey says MIA is one of the top five airports in the world to get stuck in. [CBS4]The 17-year-old accused of stabbing and killing a Coral Gables Senior High c ... More >>
And catch a black eye from the Revolution Fighting Championships.
31 Cubans landed near the Turkey Point Power Plant. Now authorities are trying to figure out how 31 people in a boat got so close to what is supposed to be a super-secure nuclear plant. [NBC6]A UM student and Iraq vet is being charged with battery and kidnapping. [CBS4]Citrix, a tech company based i ... More >>
Some football rumors we pick up on Riptide never come true. Usain Bolt never did make his start with the Dolphins. Others are actually legitimate it seems, as the 2010 Pro Bowl will indeed be played at Dolphin Stadium a week before the Super Bowl according to AP sources. The NFL has thought about ... More >>
So the Pro Bowl selections were announced and your Miami Dolphins snagged two spots on the AFC team. Beloved trash talker Joey Porter will be one of the starting outside linebackers, while Ronnie Brown will serve as a reserve running back. One of the biggest snubs? Chad Pennington, who has been havi ... More >>
Since 1980, the Pro Bowl has been played in Honolulu, Hawaii, the week after the Super Bowl, but buzz during the past couple of years has indicated NFL bigwigs aren't happy with the status quo. They nixed a plan to move this year's Pro Bowl to a week before the Super Bowl at the big game's site, ... More >>
via SI Enough about what our congressional delegates and candidates think about the financial crises. Is Ileana Ros-Lehtinen a three time Pro Bowl selection? Does Mario Diaz-Balart have a Super Bowl ring? Did Raul Martinez deliver the Patriot's first regular season loss in 21 games? Nope. So what d ... More >>
NFL legend Jerry Rice shoots from the hip