Moët Hennessy's The Q at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival promises to kick off this year's festivities with style. Tonight, from 7 to 10 p.m., not only will attendees be able to sample the best barbecue and sides from 40 of the nation's top chefs, but they'll be able to wash it down with cockt ... More >>
Chris Bosh's life imitates art... sort of. Last year, the Borscht Film Festival made sports blog headlines by producing an unauthorized animated short film that portrayed Chris Bosh as an intergalactic space prince. Well, now real-life Bosh himself is actually providing the voice for an animated i ... More >>
The mere mention of a specific year can mean so much to a sports fan. Say 1986 to a Mets fan, they think Bill Buckner. In Boston, 2004 will always be the year the Red Sox broke the "Curse of the Bambino." Here in South Florida, 1972 might as well read "Undefeated." Good or bad, a memorable sports ... More >>
Apparently it's more controversial in America to call a white man a racist than it is to call a black man a "n*gger." When it came to light that Richie Incognito had relentlessly bullied Jonathan Martin to the point he walked out of Dolphins facilities to seek help, the word from inside NFL locker ... More >>
Seantrel Henderson came to the Miami Hurricanes as one of the most celebrated and heavily recruited offensive tackles. In Sunday's game against Georgia Tech, Henderson sat out the game -- yet again -- for unspecified team rules violations, and it looked like the Canes hardly missed him. His colleg ... More >>
Those Taiwanese animators move fast. News of the bizarre "double catfishing" involving the Miami Heat's Chris "Birdman" Andersen only broke late yesterday afternoon, and they've already gone and animated the thing. The bizarre video features Andersen portrayed as Big Bird, naturally. See also: Heat ... More >>
Atlanta is getting a Major League Soccer team. Several reports today suggest that the deal is all but done. Which, in a way, is good news for Miami soccer fans, as it suggests the MLS is serious about bringing the league back to the South with Atlanta, Orlando, and Miami as their main targets. Thoug ... More >>
"Bad boy" Dennis Rodman is hell-bent on making the world a better place -- one loony dictator and one cocktail at a time. Most recently, the former basketball player, wrestler, actor, and bridal gown model told Sports Illustrated he should receive a Nobel Peace Prize for his unlikely friendship wi ... More >>
What are the perks of life as a has-been Bad Boy? Well, there's continuing to cruise atop Forbes' "Hip-Hop's Wealthiest Artists" with personal riches exceeding $580 million. And then there's flashing that cash and guzzling unlimited Cîroc while sucking face with freshly single Sports Illustrated ... 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 >>
Fair not, 'Canes fans. Despite another round of rumors that a school was interested in poaching head coach Al Golden, the man in the orange tie has once again reconfirmed his commitment to the Coral Gables school. Rumors were floating as early as last week that Golden was being considered in th ... 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.
The University of Miami may be at the center of the Nevin Shapiro scandal, but it's not the only school that has had to deal with the fallout. That's because several coaches and staffers have since moved on to other programs.Today, University of Florida wide receivers coach and recruiting coordinato ... More >>
This week's New Times cover story is a profile of enigmatic former Miami Dolphins superstar running back Ricky Williams, who retired from football for the second time at the end of last season. These days, he administers spiritual sessions in South Florida and around the world. I attended one of the ... 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 >>
From being part of one big three to backing up another?Boston Celtics shooting guard Ray Allen's contract is up. If he doesn't end up back in green, ESPN New York reports that the ten-time All Star would heavily consider signing with the Heat. Apparently there aren't hard feelings that his team just ... 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 >>
We might have been a bit grossed out by the amount of borderline-pervy attention Lauren Tannehill, the wife of Dolphins' first-round pick Ryan Tannehill, received after draft day, but apparently she wasn't. She may or may not have already shot a photo spread for Maxim. However, as far as Maxim photo ... More >>
It's been more than a week since Ryan Tannehill officially became the Dolphins QB of the future. The pick was supposed to inspire excitement in the Dolphins fan base, but so far it has mostly caused excitement in the pants of geeky sportswriters across the web. That is, of course, thanks to his wife ... More >>
I'm usually the quiet guy at the computer frying his retinas when coworkers discuss the previous night's SportsCenter reruns. But I'm a news junkie, so I knew a bunch of Gen Xers kneeling at their cubicles last week didn't mean they were starting a prayer meetup.They were instead mimicking God-fe ... 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 >>
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 >>
While the Dolphins brass continues to damn Chad Henne with the faintest of praise, the team appears to be looking for a real quarterback solution during the off-season. With the Dolphins having only the 15th pick in the draft, a rookie QB might not be the answer, so rumor has it they might turn t ... 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 >>
We still have mixed emotions over the firing of Randy Shannon, but it's time to move on and start wildly speculating on who will be the next coach of the Miami Hurricanes. Athletic Director Kirby Hocutt has hired a firm to assist in the quest, and reportedly the 'Canes will be looking for someone wh ... More >>
Latwan Anderson came into the University of Miami as the 15th best recruit of the '10 recruiting class in the entire nation according to Rivals.com. Now its unclear if he'll be playing football at Miami, or anywhere for that matter. According to The Herald, Anderson has left the football team to&nbs ... More >>
A Great Dane, A Christie Brinkley: Notice the Difference?Last Friday, 64-year-old Armand M. Pacher of Aventura was arrested for suspicion of having sex with his female Great Dane. Pacher's lawyer says the whole thing is a miscommunication started by a bad joke. It doesn't help his case any, thoug ... More >>
Finally, the Miami Hurricanes have actually benefited from some recruiting drama. Five-star recruit Latwan Anderson has decided to switch his commitment to the team. Ranked the 15th best player in his class by Rivals.com, the defensive back originally committed to West Virginia but never inked with ... More >>
via Wikimedia CommonsShortly before 7:30 p.m. last night, a sparse crowd gathered outside the entrance to the freshly renovated $5 million U.S. Century Bank Arena at Florida International University's south campus.A bald man with a goatee wearing a navy blue FIU t-shirt talking to three other Gol ... More >>
via We Are The PostmanMagic Johnson and Isiah Thomas used to be such good friends they exchanged kisses on the cheek when the Lakers met the Pistons in the 1988 NBA Final, but in a new book due to be released November 4th Johnson admits that there's been bad blood between the two since the early ... More >>
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Miami police say Miami Herald sportswriter Dan Le Batard got drunk and disorderly at a Grove eatery