The current state of the game isn't strong.
Back in the late '90s, stagnant rap got a righteous kick in the gonads from the whole "backpack" movement.
Now in the 2000s, the hip-hop scene has become rife with repetitive ring-tones and IQ-lowering catch phrases. And there ain't much opposition out ... More >>
Anyone who plays soccer in Miami knows how frustrating it is to find a good game; fields are scarce, so either you pony up the cash for an organized game or you play free pickup on some forlorn, lumpy turf that hasn't been mowed since the Carter Administration. As mayor of North Miami, Andre Pierre ... More >>
So, we come to it: the end of all things. Four days of madness, Doritos, Skrillex and finally, St. Patrick's Day. Before we bid SXSW 2012 farewell, allow us to share our favorite moments from SXSW day four. Later, we'll let you know which shows weren't so hot. Find our favorites below, and if there ... More >>
"The bodies slump on the ground next to a car parked in the store's drive-through lane. The car is a white Dodge Intrigue with Colorado plates like mine and a soapy For Sale sign scribbled onto its tinted back glass. Two bullets flew through the passenger-side window, one for each person in the car. ... More >>
wikimedia commonsGeorge Weah, retired soccer star, lives near Miami and is running to be vice president of LiberiaSouth Florida is the adopted home of all types of international men and women of mystery: from Latin American strongmen to drug runners, movie stars to criminals on the lam. It's wher ... 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 >>
Courtesy of Erich KuhnkeFlorida Beach Soccer's Ben Astorga, a former member of the U.S. Beach Soccer National Team, got nine stitches in his face before the final match.We get it already -- the Heat lost. It was sad. But another team has been defending Miami's honor, and these guys actually won a ... More >>
Grumpy Old American Billionaires Fight Over Liverpool FCJohn W. Henry, the egomaniac ex-Marlins owner who handed out bobble-head dolls of himself at his own wedding, will likely win control of giant soccer club Liverpool FC later today. But not without fighting off last-minute legal challenges fr ... More >>
Can former Marlins owner John W. Henry lead Liverpool back to glory?John W. Henry, the geeky hedge fund manager and egomaniac who owned the Florida Marlins for three years, has just bought the sixth biggest soccer team in the entire world: Liverpool Football Club.Around England, the news comes as ... More >>
America has a new enemy. And his name is Koman Coulibaly. He's like Lex Luthor, because he's bald and because he could be responsible for America's downfall in the World Cup. But mostly, because he's bald. By now the whole world knows had badly team USA got hosed on Friday when Maurice Edu's goal ... More >>
via Miami.EduThe University of Miami is about to take its proud athletic tradition into a whole new arena: 3D simulation robot soccer. Yes, a simulated soccer team known as the "RoboCanes" will be heading to the RoboCup, aka the Robot Soccer World Cup, being held in Singapore from June 19th ... More >>
Miami World Cup bid. It's getting squirrel.On the cusp of the South Africa World Cup starting, supporters of the bid to get the event back to the USA and in Miami for the first time ever are asking for Miamian help in a 100k TODAY campaign. The Miami Sports Commission is looking for individ ... More >>
Once upon time it seemed like Pitbull was possibly just too Miami to make sense anywhere else. Well, we were wrong to think that. His blend of Little Havana swagger, dance beats, and lusty raps went truly global last year with the success "Calle Ocho (I Know You Want Me). His role as a major ... More >>
Last week US Soccer begin the early stages of its quest to host either the 2018 or 2022 World Cup. Eight other countries and two coalitions of countries have registered their intentions to bid, but in a country as large as America within the international competition is the competition amongst diffe ... More >>
via Wikimedia CommonsThe only elongated yelp wannabe soccer announcers in Miami will be proclaiming anytime soon is, "Nooooooooooooooooooo!" As in no "gooooooooool!"
Major League Soccer, FC Barcelona, and Marcelo Claure jointly announced today that a plan to bring an expansion team to Miami ... More >>