Steve SatterwhiteShakey Rodriguez's wunderkinds just got derailed.Krop High's boys basketball squad-- already a district champion and a favorite to win state-- has been booted from the playoffs. This time, it appears, for good.
An appeals court today reversed a judge's earlier decision to allow ... More >>
Steve SatterwhiteBernard Wright (center, standing) flanks coach Shakey Rodriguez during their FIU days.This news story will appear in Wednesday's issue of New Times. It includes reporting that was published last week on our news blog, and which was referenced without attribution in this weeke ... More >>
At three this afternoon at a Downtown courthouse, attorneys representing Dr. Michael Krop High will argue that the disqualification of one of the school's basketball players over an immigration issue is illegal. Whether Florida's number-one ranked high school team qualifies for the playoffs hangs ... More >>
photo by Steve SatterwhiteMiami Beach's most infamous blogger resident Matt Drudge is getting sued. A notorious copyright infringement company claims that Drudge posted a copyrighted picture from The Denver Post of a TSA enhanced pat down on his site, DrudgeReport.com, without permission. The com ... More >>
Steve SatterwhiteWe've always dreamed of county commission meeting days when we wouldn't have to hear another "can I get a skinny minute" from Dorrin Rolle. We've been waiting for the Ghetto Governor to get kicked out of County Hall since we profiled him in 2006. As we do the electric slide over Ro ... More >>
photo by Steve Satterwhite, from New Times archivesJames McCauley, a.k.a. Maggotron The latest issue of Spin is on the newsstands, and there are a few shout-outs to South Florida. Besides a peek inside Iggy Pop's clubhouse (disclaimer: I wrote it), a couple locals are mentioned in one of the maga ... More >>
Steve SatterwhiteHere is how your basic "Matt Drudge is a homosexual" gossip item reads: "I heard from a friend of a friend of a friend that Drudge is totally gay" and then that person cites an interview Drudge gave to New Times in 2001, one of the few personal interviews Drudge has ever given. "So ... More >>