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    March 11, 2014

    Florida Hopes to Set Record for Spring Break Visitors This Year

    Florida may lag behind other states on several more important scales, but when it comes to attracting drunk college kids and other tourists during this time of year, we're still king. According to USA Today, Florida appears ready to shatter its previous records this year for most visitors to the s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2013

    USC AD Already Complaining About NCAA's Miami Verdict

    While Miami fans were practically celebrating after the NCAA announced this morning that they'd only add on a few relatively light penalties to the ones the Hurricanes had already self-imposed, fans of another storied college football team at a private school in a major subtropical city across the m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2013

    The Sad Ballad of Seantrel Henderson's Miami Hurricanes Career

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2013

    Miami's Ten Best Labor Day 2013 Parties

    We all spend our days slaving away, flipping burgers, serving slop, pouring drinks, hauling trash, driving big rigs, selling cars, cuffing creeps, dancing on poles, counting other people's cash, or tapping data into crappy old desktop computers. But our nights (and paychecks) are gloriously wasted ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2013

    LeBron James Won't Run For NBPA President After All

    Apparently, when you're already the King you decide you don't want to be president after all. Despite assertions that LeBron James was mulling a bid to run for president of the NBA Players Association, he's now reportedly decided against the move.

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2013

    Miami Hurricanes Just Miss Making Pre-Season Coaches' Poll

    Pre-season buzz seems higher than it has in years for the Miami Hurricanes, but apparently that buzz wasn't loud enough to convince the voters in USA Today's coaches poll to slip them into the top 25. The Canes just missed the cutoff, but did receive enough votes to put them at the equivalent of 27t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2013

    Cuba: "Yeah, Those Missiles Were Ours, but They're Totally Old"

    On Monday, Panamanian authorities seized a North Korean ship after they found possible Cuban missiles on board during a bizarre search that involved the captain having a heart attack and trying to commit suicide. Cuba now has issued a statement basically saying, "Oh yeah, those missiles? Guess tho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2013

    George Zimmerman's Trial in Trayvon Martin Killing Begins Today: Four Key Questions

    Sixteen months ago, a Miami teenager carrying a cell phone, a pack of Skittles, and a soft drink was shot to death in his father's Central Florida town by a self-appointed neighborhood watchman. The case soon erupted into a referral on race -- because the victim, Trayvon Martin, was black and the sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2013

    Lil Wayne Declares War on Miami Heat: "F#$% LeBron! F#$% She-Wade! And I F#$Ū Chris Bosh's Wife!"

    "This ain't no Twitter beefin' or no online beef." Last night at the Beats By Dre's NBA All-Star Game finale party, Lil Wayne officially declared war on the Miami Heat. "You let them niggas know I'm from the streets," the Young Money maniac snarled. "Just take it to the motherfucking streets, nig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2012

    Florida Is Set to Issue Its One Millionth Concealed Carry Permit Next Week

    Florida is on pace to become the first state to issue its one millionth active concealed carry permit sometime next week, as more than 167,000 permits are issued each year. Florida has already issued more concealed carry permits than any other state, and is set to become the first to break the one m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2012

    Report: Miami Is A Finalist to Host Super Bowl L

    Remember when NFL officials inferred that Miami might never host another Super Bowl unless serious upgrades were made to Sun Life Stadium? Apparently they weren't too serious about that threat. According to USA Today, Miami will be announced as one of two finalists to host Super Bowl L in 2016. Whic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    Gabby Douglas Deserves To Be Praised, Not Ridiculed

    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 wants blacks to stop being so envious and hateful toward one another.We African-Americans are our own worst enemies. We do a bett ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    Condoleezza Rice and Marco Rubio Are The GOP's Golden Tokens

    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. Today, Luke explains how minorities rise up the ranks of the GOP.During her speech at the National Republican Convention last week, former Secret ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    Surfing, Pinball, and Weed: Perry Farrell on His Teen Years in Miami

    See also "Jane's Addiction's Perry Farrell Comments on Tom Gabel's Transgender Announcement." When Jane's Addiction brings its rock party to the Fillmore Miami Beach tonight, it will be a homecoming show for the band's frontman, Perry Farrell. "I moved to Miami Beach when I was about fourteen, sho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    Sun-Sentinel to Start Charging For News Content Online

    The Sun-Sentinel is erecting a pay wall on April 9, so expect a mass exodus of readers who don't want to pony up five bucks a month for mostly routine local news.The once proud Fort Lauderdale-based daily is following the lead of other Tribune Co. owned newspapers like the Los Angeles Times, which i ... More >>

  • News

    November 17, 2011
  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Jacory Harris to Start Against Ohio State

    ​Jacory Harris will start for the Miami Hurricanes when the team makes its home debut in ten days against Ohio State according to USA Today. Harris, a senior, sat out the Maryland game due to his involvement in the Nevin Shapiro scandal, but will return to take over his starting duties despite ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    Burt Reynolds's Florida Home Faces Foreclosure

    ‚ÄčNot even Burt Reynolds and his legendary mustache are immune to Florida's foreclosure fiasco. According to a lawsuit filed by Merrill Lynch Credit Corp., Reynolds hasn't made a mortgage payment on his multimillion-dollar mansion in Hobe Sound since August 2010. Not even the Bandit himse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    Ten Shittiest MTV Video Music Awards Performances Ever

    MTV Britney Madonna = Barf‚ÄčThe performances for the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards have been announced. And Crossfade is not impressed. Last week, when we broke down why the upcoming VMAs is a steaming hot turd, we already knew Lil Wayne would be on board, and would likely be performing his wet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011

    Liv√°n Hern√°ndez, Former Marlins Pitcher, Linked to Drug Trafficking Investigation

    ‚ÄčLiv√°n Hern√°ndez, the Cuban defector who made his MLB debut with the Florida Marlins and pitched for the team for three seasons, is in hot water after an investigation has linked him to drug trafficker Angel Ayala V√°zquez, AKA Angelo Millones.''

  • News

    March 24, 2011

    Women's Funding Network sex trafficking study is junk science

    Schapiro Group data wasn't questioned by mainstream media.

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    Biggest Loser Announces Weight Loss Cruise Leaving from Miami

    O‚Äčne of the highlights of any cruise experience is the never-ending free food. In fact, more than most types of vacations, cruises are expected to come with a bit of a weight gain. Without the food, you're struck on a giant ship in a small room with a bunch of strange people wearing sandals and bl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2010

    Rick Scott Snubs South Florida In His Inaugural Parade -- Maybe For the Best

    Does this look like a guy you want to party with?‚ÄčInaugural parades are a time-honored American tradition, a treasured moment when fat corporate cats and scummy developers can make millions of dollars rain on a newly elected governor, all so he can throw a masturbatory party celebrating what a swe ... More >>

  • News

    October 21, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    High School Football Coaches Deserve More Cash

    ‚ÄčUncle 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 tackles high school football coaching salaries.Florida -- and Miami-Dade -- seriously need to change the way high school ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2010

    Camden County Squashes Miami Central's National Title Hopes with Last-Second Field Goal

    Michael MillerCentral QB Rakeem Cato watches the game slip away from him en route to a 45-42 loss.‚ÄčThe ancient Greeks dubbed it hubristic downfall. In Kingsland, Georgia, its simply called humble pie.Whatever the name, the Miami Central Rockets were served a full plate on Friday night in a last-ga ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2010

    Dolphins Misspell Dwyane Wade's Name in Congratulatory Ad

    via NBCMiami‚ÄčThe Miami Dolphins aren't jealous that the Miami Heat pretty much stole their title as the city's favorite sports team with the signing of Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, and LeBron James. No, sir. In fact, they put a full-page ad in both the Miami Herald and the Sun-Sentinel this weekend co ... More >>

  • News

    April 15, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 17, 2010

    News Roundup: Miami Gardens Is Deadly

    A driver in Miami Gardens hit a 51-year-old woman, leaving her brain dead, and then fled the scene. Authorities and the family are asking for help tracking down the driver. [CBS4]A father of six early this morning was shot to death in a shower of gunfire outside his home in Miami Gardens. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2010

    Florida is the Deadliest State for Pedestrians and Bicyclists

    C. StileA memorial for slain bicyclist Chistophe Le Canne is a grim reminder of how deadly Florida's roads can be‚Äč17.4 percent of all bicyclist deaths in America occur in Florida, which only makes up about 6 percent of the total population. Basically, Florida is the Red Asphalt State. Accordi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2010

    Miami Is the Fifth Least Drunk City in America: Yes, You Read That Correctly

    ‚ÄčAccording to a new study by the listicle-loving Men's Health, Miami is the fifth least drunk city in all of America. Yes, 100 of America's biggest cities were tallied up and arranged from most drunk (which happens to be Fresno, California) to least, and Miami came in at 96.See, we really aren't a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2010

    News Roundup: Super Bowl Stage Collapse Injures Four

    An audit criticized the waste of tens of thousands of tax-payer dollars by city of Miami workers on Government credit cards. Some how we got stiffed with the bill for a pink metallic dog collar. [Herald]A stage being built at Sun Life stadium collapsed, injuring four. [CBS4]Jackson Memoria ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2010

    Tim Tebow Pro-Life Super Bowl Ad Stirs Up Controversy

    Predictably, Tim Tebow's Super Bowl ad for the politically divisive, anti-gay, and pro-choice group Focus on the Family is causing controversy.Focus has released few details about the ad, but it will likely feature UF's Heisman winner and his mother, Pam Tebow. Pam notably carried Tim to term despit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2009

    RPOF Chair: Pelosi Will Force You To Get an Abortion

    ‚ÄčI think everyone can agree we need to reform health care in this country one way or another (if you don't you're either greedy or not paying attention), and since the Democrats are currently in control they're the ones taking a shot at it. Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Majoirty Leader Steny ... More >>

  • Music

    May 21, 2009
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    December 29, 2008

    Big Tuna Ready to Flee the Fins? For Detroit?!

    So is Bill Parcells a masochist, or what? This is the guy who voluntarily went to work for borderline-psychotic Dallas owner Jerry Jones, who left a cushy retirement to take over the staggeringly awful 1-15 Dolphins. For all Riptide knows, he's got a side gig involving a rubber ball mouth-gag, a bas ... More >>

  • News

    June 9, 2005

    Newsroom or Classroom?

    Old newspaper pros quit the FIU journalism school as academicians run the show

  • Diversions

    May 16, 2002
  • News

    December 23, 1999

    All About the Green

    A much ballyhooed petition supporting a commercial airport in Homestead appears to be a sham

  • News

    September 2, 1999

    Riptide

    Serious downplaying

  • Film

    March 25, 1999
  • News

    September 24, 1998
  • News

    July 16, 1998
  • News

    March 5, 1998

    Dream Team

    For years Miami Senior High School has fielded one of the best basketball teams in the nation. But getting into the record books has meant tossing out the rule books.

  • Music

    December 25, 1997
  • News

    November 14, 1996
  • Music

    May 4, 1994

    Counting Down

    It was only a matter of time before the critics turned on the Crows

  • Music

    March 10, 1993

    The Island Club

    So the Mavericks are a hit in the Caymans. What's wrong with America? Could it be A radio?

  • News

    May 6, 1992
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