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    October 1, 2014

    Erik Spoelstra Almost Turned Down His First Job With the Heat for a Grateful Dead Show

    Erik Spoelstra may be one of the younger head coaches in the NBA, but that doesn't mean his taste in music is especially hip. In fact, the head coach almost turned down his first interview for his first job with the Miami Heat because he had tickets to a Grateful Dead concert.

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    July 2, 2014

    A-Rod Had MLB's Permission To Use Testosterone During His Last MVP Season

    Baseball fans already know that for significant portions of his career, Alex Rodriguez has used performance enhancing drugs. Back in 2009, A-Rod admitted to using steroids from 2001-2003 with the Texas Rangers after news broke that he'd failed a drug test in '03, when he won an MVP award. Last year, ... More >>

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    May 20, 2014

    The U Is Finally Getting a Sequel

    Rejoice, University of Miami Hurricanes fans and local documentary aficionados: The U is getting an official sequel. The original, which details the rise and fall of the University of Miami's football program from the '80s until the early '90s, has become a sports doc cult hit and one of the most ... More >>

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    February 25, 2014

    SOBEWFF: The Top Ten Unforgettable Moments From the Festival

    The South Beach Wine & Food Festival is over for another year and, celebrity chefs from the Northeast are flying home for another Polar Vortex even as the giant party tents are being broken down. All that's left of the weekend is a slight hangover, a few goodie bags, and memories. Here are our top ... More >>

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    February 21, 2014

    Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: SOBEWFF, Eats and Beats, and Brunch for a Better World

    The world culinary spotlight is trained on Miami this weekend as the South Beach Wine and Food Festival takes over most of our city. With dozens of celebrity chefs like Anthony Bourdain, Rachael Ray, Eric Ripert, Geoffrey Zakarian, and April Bloomfield cooking for us and posing for countless picture ... More >>

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    February 21, 2014

    SOBEWFF: The Q Kicks Off the Festival With Meaty Dishes, Dishing Chefs, and a Flavor Tie

    Last evening, this year's edition of the South Beach Wine & Food Festival kicked off with the first big party, the Q. On the surface, the Q seemed like the familiar event that put the festival on the map -- a fete filled with barbecue provided by some of the best chefs in the country, accompanied ... More >>

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    February 20, 2014

    SOBEWFF Kicks Off Today: Here Are Cheap and Free Events Around It

    The South Beach Wine and Food Festival kicks off its four-day bacchanal today, February 20. The festival includes all manner of parties, dinners, and seminars -- many commanding a pretty penny. But there are still plenty of opportunities to mingle with your favorite celebrity chefs without breakin ... More >>

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    February 19, 2014

    SOBEWFF: Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Models Take on Celebrity Chefs at Beach Volleyball Tournament

    Grab your sunscreen and your cameras and make plans to head out to the beach this Thursday for a once-in-a-lifetime sighting: A bevy of Sports Illustrated swimsuit models taking on a group of celebrity chefs in what we've coined, "The SOBEWFF Cheesecake vs. Beefcake Beach Volleyball Bonanza." Tomo ... More >>

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    February 18, 2014

    Chef Michael Symon on His Persona: "I Pride Myself on Being a Good Teacher"

    Michael Symon might be best known for his cohosting stint on the ABC daytime show The Chew, but the Cleveland native is also a James Beard Award winner who was named one of the ten best chefs in America by Food & Wine magazine. Symon is a South Beach Wine & Food Festival veteran. He won Burger Bash ... More >>

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    February 17, 2014

    From Burger Bash to the Q, the High-Profile Events at SOBEWFF

    In its 13th year, the South Beach Wine & Food Festival is bigger than ever. Even the most fit fan will likely get exhausted just reading the roster of 70 seminars, parties, and dinners -- up from last year's 50 or so offerings. How does one choose from the extended list of parties hosted by luminar ... More >>

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    February 14, 2014

    Lee Schrager on SOBEWFF's Must-See Events

    The South Beach Wine & Food Festival will enter its 13th year when it kicks off this Thursday, February 20. Termed "spring break for chefs" by celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse, the event attracts culinary A-listers and some 60,000 fans to Miami Beach for a weekend of parties, dinners, and drinking in t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2014

    Explaining Gay Men to Worried NFL Types

    NFL draft prospect Michael Sam came out over the weekend. Though the public response from the NFL and many players was positive, an article full of off-the-record NFL sources showed there's still some resistance to an openly gay player in the league. Apparently some older NFL types are under the imp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2013

    SOBEWFF Tickets Now on Sale: What's Available, What's Already Sold Out

    The city's annual hedonism heyday (well, one of many) is just a few short months away. We're referring, of course, to the South Beach Wine and Food Festival. From February 20th through 23rd, 2014, this annual event will invade our sunny shores with more food, drink, and celebrity chef debauchery th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2013

    Dolphins' Mike Pouncey Served with Subpoena in Hernandez Case Immediately After Patriots Game

    Just an hour after losing to the New England Patriots, Dolphins center Mike Pouncy was served with a subpoena in the Aaron Hernandez case. The two were teammates at the University of Florida and remained good friends. Pouncy had earlier courted controversy by wearing a hat with the words "Free Herna ... More >>

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    October 7, 2013

    South Beach Wine & Food Festival MasterCard Presale Starts Today: Five Tickets You Must Get Now

    The South Beach Wine & Food Festival's MasterCard presale starts today, Monday, October 7 and runs through October 20. This is the absolute best way to snag tickets to the hot events that sell out way, way, before the actual festival, which is actually 135 days from now. To purchase tickets, have ... More >>

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    September 27, 2013

    Lee Brian Schrager on the South Beach Wine & Food Festival's Bar Mitzvah

    The South Beach Wine & Food Festival turns 13 in 2014, and Lee Brian Schrager, creator of the festival and vice president of corporate communications and national events at Southern Wine & Spirits of America Inc., knew exactly how he wanted to celebrate: a good old-fashioned bar mitzvah. "I wanted ... More >>

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    September 25, 2013

    Dwyane Wade Gets in Twitter/Instagram Beef With Kevin Durant

    Earlier this week, Sports Illustrated unveiled their list of the best basketball players heading into the 2013-14 season. LeBron James was first, naturally. Though, Dwyane Wade's spot at eight didn't sit too well with the Oklahoma Thunder's Kevin Durant, who himself took the number two spot. Duran ... More >>

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    September 16, 2013

    SOBEWFF 2014: Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Models on the Menu

    The 13th annual South Beach Wine and Food Festival, presented by Food Network, has announced part of its lineup for the 2014 event, which takes place on Miami Beach and all around town February 20 to 23. The event draws nearly every major celebrity chef in America to our city for a little fun and ... More >>

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    June 12, 2013

    Nevin Shapiro's New Gambling Claims Won't Be Part of NCAA Investigation

    Sports Illustrated is dropping a massive report on the NCAA's investigation into the University of Miami's football program this week, and the juiciest part includes claims by Nevin Shapiro, the convicted Ponzi schemer at the center of the scandals, that he had used inside information to bet on Hurr ... More >>

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    March 27, 2013

    Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado Says Marlins "Raped" Taxpayers in Stadium Deal

    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 >>

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    March 19, 2013

    Oddsmakers Give Heat 1-in-6 Odds to Break NBA Winning Streak Record

    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.

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    February 20, 2013

    Three Former Miami Hurricane Coaches Facing Serious NCAA Charges

    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 >>

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    August 30, 2012

    Miami Heat Favorites to Repeat in Poll of NBA Coaches and Execs

    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 >>

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    August 3, 2012

    Luther Campbell Wins Fight To Continue Coaching High School Football UPDATED

    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 >>

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    July 27, 2012

    Justin Bieber's Mile-High F$%@ Club: Five Hypothetical Pop Star Swearing Sprees

    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 >>

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    March 29, 2012

    Logan Morrison's New Times Cover Shoot: The Video

    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 >>

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    March 12, 2012

    Big Four? Dwight Howard Interested in Miami Heat, Reportedly

    ​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 >>

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    April 13, 2011

    Did Bobby Kent, Guy Who Claims to Have Invented "Charge" Stadium Anthem, Steal It From Somebody Else?

    ​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 >>

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    March 10, 2011
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    March 8, 2011

    CBS and Sports Illustrated Lie About Athlete's Criminal Record

    ​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 >>

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    November 10, 2010

    Sports Illustrated Kids Cover Featuring the Heat is Pissing Off Cavaliers Fans

    ​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 >>

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    July 28, 2010

    Sports Illustrated Ranks '86 Hurricanes as Most Hated Sports Team of All Time

    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 >>

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    June 28, 2010

    Bobby Valentine Might Not Be Marlins' Next Manager After All

    ​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 >>

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    April 30, 2010

    Did Dez Bryant Tell Jeff Ireland His Dad was a Pimp?

    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 >>

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    March 17, 2010

    Dolphins Sign Richie Incognito

    ​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 >>

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    May 15, 2009

    Miami Team Owners Really Good at Being Really Bad

    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 >>

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    February 12, 2009

    In A-Rod's Defense, Selena Roberts Does Kind of Suck. Be Sure To Buy Her Book!

    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, Roberts flew to Miami and engaged in what A-Rod him ... More >>

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    February 11, 2009

    From Valedictorian to Poker Star to Sports Illustrated Bikini Model

    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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    October 17, 2008

    Sports Illustrated: Fair Chances for a Miami MLS Team

    Miami is one of seven cities that submitted a bid for a Major League Soccer expansion team. Though, Sports Illustrated finds some curiosities in the latest announcement. For one, they were surprised that neither New York or Las Vegas was amongst the city's bidding. They also find the language used i ... More >>

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    September 8, 2008

    We Are All Lindsay Lohans Now

    Ok, maybe not all of us. Just the Miami Hurricanes! In a post that is meant to finally bridge the gap between Sports Illustrated devotees and In Touch Weekly readers 8 Donkeys pairs the ACC teams with their logical female celebrity counterparts. The 'Canes apparently are the gridiron manifestation ... More >>

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    September 3, 2008
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    February 14, 2008

    Let's Talk Free Agents: Defense

    Sports Illustrated's Peter King says the Dolphins are poised to have a big off-season after releasing Trent Green, Marty Booker and L.J. Shelton. With those guys off the books, the Fins' cap number has gone from $29 million to $40 million (sadly, my cap space is holding steady at $58.12), which mean ... More >>

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