As the Marlins gear up for what many predict will be their worst-performing, least-attended season ever -- just one year after opening a taxpayer-funded ballpark -- the wolves are howling outside owner Jeffrey Loria's door. The latest barrage of bad press comes in Sports Illustrated, where former Mi ... More >>
Last night, the Miami Heat racked up its 23rd straight win and now stands alone as having the second-longest winning streak in NBA history. The team is ten wins away from tying the record with the 1971-72 Lakers, and 11 from owning it outright.Can they do it? An oddsmaker has given them 1-in-6 odds.
The three people who may have the most to individually fear from the NCAA's investigation into the University of Miami are no longer with the school.According to Associated Press sources, Clint Hurtt, Aubrey Hill and Jorge Fernandez have been accused by the NCAA of purposefully misleading the invest ... 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 looks back on the year the Apocalypse didn't happen.The world won't end in 2012. Why? Because LeBron James still has more NBA cha ... More >>
Perhaps FIU's surprise firing of Mario Cristobal this morning makes a little bit more sense now. Butch Davis, the man who helped rebuild the Miami Hurricanes in the late '90s, is rumored to be the top candidate for the job.
Never mind the Lakers' new monster-like lineup. Don't worry about the maturing Thunder. According to a Sports Illustrated poll of NBA insiders, including head coaches, general managers and other executives, the Miami Heat are the early favorites to take home next year's Larry O'Brien trophy. Which, ... More >>
UPDATE: An earlier version of this post incorrectly reported that Luther Campbell had been denied his certification to coach high school football; in a telephone conversation with Uncle Luke, we misunderstood the result of the state's appeal. He will in fact be allowed to coach. Hooray! We do apolog ... More >>
If a bar of soap were Justin Bieber's mouth's boyfriend, our skies would be a safer place. The Biebz was on a flight back from New Zealand when he and his fellow Biebonauts started spewing all sorts of nasty language. Even in doses of three ounces or less, the Bieb-Bop-a-Lula's hot liquid filth wa ... More >>
Last night the Oklahoma City Thunder's staff introduced the Miami Heat to the sounds of Star Wars' "Imperial March." They intended it as some sort of cheap swipe. I couldn't help but chuckle. After all, I've been rooting for a team that's incorporated Darth Vader's theme music into their game day tr ... More >>
In a serious bid to bolster their Hard Knocks reality show ratings -- and an outside chance to firm up the wide receiver position a little -- the Miami Dolphins reportedly signed hometown class clown Chad Ochocinco last night. Ochocinco celebrated the best way he knew how: Updating his Twitter avata ... More >>
Miami Marlins outfielder Logan Morrison, subject of this week's feature story, "Tweeter in Chief", is one of the most outspoken and freewheeling dudes in Major League Baseball. He tweets crazy shit, he speaks his mind when questioned by reporters, and goes all out when photographed for the cover of ... More >>
It's not a secret that Magic Center Dwight Howard won't be staying in Orlando much longer, and the saga of where he ends up may be the NBA's most dramatic decision since, well, LeBron landed in Miami. Could Howard's tale have the same ending? A Sports Illustrated reporter says that Howard has rea ... More >>
Photo by Sayre BermanSee the full 32-photo U2 at Sun Life Stadium slideshow. U2's 360° Tour With Florence and the Machine Sun Life Stadium Wednesday, June 29, 2011 Better Than: The Black Eyed Peas at the 45th battle for the Vince Lombardi Trophy. On February 3, 2002, U2 played the Super Bowl ... More >>
The plot just thickened in the saga of the stadium ditty that goes "Da da da da da da CHARGE!" On Monday, we reported that South Florida musician Bobby Kent was suing for royalties for the anthem, which he copyrighted in 1980 and claimed was being used by stadiums around the country without his ... More >>
After last night's humiliating loss, it's hard to muster evidence that the Miami Heat is number one in much of anything right now, but it might be the best-dressed team in the NBA. No, we're not talking about the uniforms. Sports Illustrated polled 137 current NBA players as to who has the best o ... More >>
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 explains how the criminal justice system destroys young black men in Miami-Dade County.A couple of major news organizatio ... More >>
Chubby radio ranter Rush Limbaugh called out First Lady Michelle Obama for eating ribs with her daughters while on a ski break in Vail, Colorado. Rush said that while the nation's number one mom wants everyone to "basically eat cardboard and tofu. No calories, no fat, no nothing -- gotta sto ... More >>
According to Photoshop, this guy is the next coach of The UBreaking news: Nothing happened in a meeting between University of Miami Athletic Director Kirby Hocutt and ESPN Monday Night Football analysts Jon Gruden this morning.The Miami Herald is reporting that The U will not be making any head c ... More >>
See this cover of the latest Sports Illustrated Kids? It features an illustration LeBron James, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade dressed up as musketeers complete with puffy shirts and be-feathered hats. It's for the kids, so we won't rage too hard on it, but I think we can safely call it kind of stupi ... More >>
Hate on haters.The Miami Heat are the new evil empire, yeah, yeah, yeah. In fact, before they've even hit the court, the 2010-2011 Heat have been ranked the 25th most hated sports team of all time by Sports Illustrated. You can hate all you want, because this city is used to it. What's SI's most ... More >>
From a baseball standpoint, we still can't make sense of the Marlins' unceremonious firing of manager Fredi Gonzalez (dude did the best he could with that salary). From a Jeffrey-Loria-is-an-idiot standpoint, it at least added up. Loria has been keen on the idea of replacing Gonzalez with his bud ... More >>
Sean Connery's comeback role in the Jeff Ireland biopic may be on hold.Context is everything, and Sports Illustrated says they have the full conversation leading up to Jeff Ireland's now infamous question to Dez Bryant. But ESPN says it's not true! Yahoo! Sports reported last week that the D ... More >>
The Miami Dolphins have signed a one-year deal with controversial guard Richie Incognito, who was released late last year by the Rams. The deal is worth a little more than $1 million to the player with a suspiciously comic book villain-esque name.The Nebraska grad comes with a bit of baggage and ... More >>
"The Rock is going to lay the smacketh down on your candy ass!"Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson catapulted out of professional wrestling and into the mainstream in a way few wrestlers have, and he hasn't looked back. I mean, why humiliate yourself prancing around in tights on cable television when you c ... More >>
Miami sports fans may harbor passion for their teams, but there's no love lost between the fans and the moneybags who actually own the franchises. Maybe it's because thanks to Wayne Huizenga we forgot that all owners aren't often detestable people, but Sports Illustrated points out that the cur ... More >>
You have Selena Roberts to thank for the A-Rod steroid scandal. The sports journalist broke the news for Sport Illustrated, but not after scouring all over Miami to get a quote from A-Rod himself. Five days before the story was published on SI.com, Roberts flew to Miami and engaged in what A-Rod him ... More >>
The Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue has hit the newsstands, I repeat, the The Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue has hit the newsstands. Inside you'll find a former Broward area high school valedictorian, and University of Miami law student Vanessa Rousso. She dropped out of UM, and became a&n ... More >>
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Owner Michael Gill and trainer Mark Shuman, exonerated by lab test, hit back
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