Wayne Huizenga

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    January 7, 2013

    The Real Reason Nick Saban Took That Dolphins Job? Huizenga Gave His Wife a Big Check

    The reason your hairs are standing up on your neck? Former Dolphins coach Nick Saban is back in town. He returns tonight to the same stadium where he coached the Miami Dolphins through two unremarkable season to coach Alabama, the team he left for, in the BCS championship. It wasn't quite a LeB ... More >>

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    September 22, 2011

    21 of the Richest People in America Live in South Florida

    ​The latest edition of the Forbes 400 is out, and 21 of the most filthy rich scions in America call humble little South Florida their primary home. Micky Arison, Miami Heat owner and Carnival Cruises CEO has the biggest moneybags in Miami with a net worth of $4.2 billion. That makes him the 75th r ... More >>

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    April 25, 2011

    Serena Williams Is Now a Rapper, We Guess

    ​Between Gloria Estefan, Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez, and Fergie, the Miami Dolphins owners' box has more musical talent than a Now! That's What I Call Music CD. In fact, besides Stephen Ross and Wayne Huizenga, the Williams sisters are the only "owners" without a musical connection. Apparently, ... More >>

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    January 3, 2011

    So What Now For the Miami Dolphins?

    Last week, Dolphins owner Stephen Ross gave his vote of confidence to head coach Tony Sparano. The consensus has been that Sparano would keep his job, despite the team's second consecutive losing season. Mainly because the players love and respect him. And even though Sunday's game against the New E ... More >>

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    July 24, 2009

    News Roundup

    The Florida Medical Association has denounced the racist doctor who sent out that picture of Obama depicted as an aboriginal witch doctor. [Buzz]He has since apologized. He sent an email directly to Obama, which the president will probably never see. Of course, though, the doc still p ... More >>

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    July 21, 2009

    Huizenga's Son Arrested: Wait, You Can Get a DUI on a Boat?

    We just learned two things: H. Wayne Huizenga's 47-year-old son, Robert Ray, was arrested, and it is possible to be charged with boating under the influence. We don't have hard statistics on this, but we'd assume boating under the influence is generally less enforced than driving under the influen ... More >>

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    July 1, 2009

    Former Marlins Owner John Henry Is a Raging Egomaniac; Just Look at His Wedding Favors

    Marlins fans: You might want to grab a barf bag before you read this one.via SportsbyBrooks.comRemember John Henry? The guy with the pretentious eyeglasses who bought the Marlins from Wayne Huizenga in 1999 and then waffled around for three mediocre seasons before selling out and heading to Boston? ... More >>

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    June 29, 2009

    Gloria Estefan Is In Fact Ready For Some Football

    Gloria Estefan recently recorded a colabo with Hank Williams Jr. for the football classic, "Are You Ready For Some Football", which will open all three nationally televised games this year (two on ESPN and a Monday Nighter against the Jets on October 12). It should be fun to hear her legendary v ... More >>

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    June 11, 2009

    Give Thanks -- You Almost Got Stuck Rooting for the Florida Flamingos

    All team names are far from created equal. Some basic math: Celtics > Raptors; Red Sox > Devil Rays; Colts > Texans; and everyone on a field, rink, or pitch outside of Anaheim laughed their asses off at the Mighty Ducks until they wised up and lost the Disney adjective a few years ago.via Wikimedia ... 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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    January 20, 2009

    Haha, Obama! Huizenga Rids Himself of Dolphins

    You might remember Wayne Huizenga's pre-election whining about how he wanted to sell of his remaining stake in the Miami Dolphins before our new socialist dictator can personally tax the hell out of him. "He wants to double the capital gains tax, or almost double it. I'd rather give it to charity th ... More >>

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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

    October 30, 2008

    Cirque du Soleil Returns to Miami

    The troupe was spurned in favor of The Fillmore, but no hard feelings.

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    October 27, 2008

    Evil Obama Doesn't Care About Wayne Huizenga's Wallet

    Won't someone please, please, please think of all the sad little sports-team-owning billionaires during this election? America, they need our help. Iraq War? Pffft. Mortgage crisis? Whatevs. Schools, poverty, health care, research, the environment, civil rights, an ever-deepening ugly partisan divid ... More >>

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    October 23, 2008

    Nightmare: Rush Limbaugh Hints He Might Buy the Dolphins

    Remember when Marge Schott owned the Cincinnati Reds? The woman caused one PR and PC nightmare after another with comments sympathizing with Adolf Hitler and unapologetically using slurs to describe African-Americans, homosexuals, Jews, and Japanese. There couldn't possibly be another owner in sport ... More >>

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    December 18, 2007

    The '72 Dolphins Came Along, And They Brought Motivation With Them

    Lost in all the Greg Camarillo: Golden God! madness yesterday was the fact that the living members of the 1972 Dolphins were at the game Sunday. The team was honored at halftime and had been hanging around Dolphins facilities all week, watching practices and telling reporters, trainers, the audio/vi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 1, 2007

    Chilly Teams? Add Heat

    Optimism returns to Miami’s sports fanatics

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    January 5, 2007

    Bring Back Shula

    The good old days He fled faster than Anastasio Somoza the night the Sandinistas stormed Managua in the summer of 1979. And I say good riddance to Nick Saban. I'm not going to rant endlessly about the treacherous sucker punch he landed on the franchise. In an interview with Dan Le Batard, Don ... More >>

  • News

    September 15, 2005

    Letters from the Issue of September 15 , 2005

    New logos, bad awards shows, and pricey nightclubs

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    September 8, 2005

    Draft This Dolphin!

    It's new, it's cool, and Huizenga hates it

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    August 11, 2005
  • Diversions

    May 12, 2005


    A.J. Feeley from the Philadelphia Eagles to the Miami Dolphins

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    June 24, 2004

    Toxic Jock Syndrome

    Hank Goldberg offers Miami sports fans more than tired talk-radio shtick; the journalist backs up his on-air diatribes with hard facts and common sense

  • Diversions

    May 16, 2002


    John Henry

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    February 4, 1999

    Trash and Cash

    Small, independent garbage haulers have always had to battle the big companies, but now they have a new foe: the City of Miami

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    November 26, 1998
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    October 29, 1998

    Fishy Finances

    A close inspection of the Marlins' accounts shows Wayne Huizenga trashed the team and made a bundle

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    April 23, 1998

    Politics Makes for Strange ... Trashmen?

    If Joe Carollo gets into bed with old nemesis Wayne Huizenga, two of the mayor's closest advisers will be fluffing the pillows

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    October 9, 1997

    Taking the Marlins Downtown

    No, we're not talking about McGwire or Griffey. We're talking about a new ballpark.

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    August 21, 1997
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    August 14, 1997
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    April 10, 1997

    Sudden Wayne Change

    Wayne Huizenga drives a hard bargain at Homestead racetrack -- he'll make millions while Dade taxpayers are taken for a ride

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    February 27, 1997
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    May 2, 1996
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    May 2, 1996
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    December 28, 1995


    Welcome to the world of SHUMANJI(TM), a jungle adventure game in which you, the winningest coach in football history, face the toughest season of your career.

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    November 30, 1995

    Dollars to Doughnuts . . .

    And auto repair, and the occasional nephew. . . An edifying look at Miami City Commission candidates' financial statements

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    November 23, 1995
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    November 9, 1995
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    July 6, 1995


    Sure, Miami has an empty stadium. And sure, Bruce Frey has pigskin on the brain. But that's no excuse for the Canadian football league.

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    December 29, 1994
  • Film

    September 21, 1994
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    August 24, 1994
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    July 13, 1994

    A Wayne-Win Situation

    Gaining control of the Miami Arena was the easy part. Now Mr. Blockbuster just has to persuade the Heat to stick around.

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    June 29, 1994

    Miami Movie Mayhem!

    The works of B-movie moguls like Herschell Gordon Lewis and Doris Wishman are so bad they're good. And they've become a permanent part of Florida film lore.

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    June 8, 1994

    Businessman's Speical

    What do you give the Florida Marlins fan who has everything?

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    June 1, 1994
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    February 2, 1994

    God's Country

    Live alligators. Dead snakes. Howling owls. About the only thing the Everglades doesn't have is a bright future.

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    December 15, 1993

    A Fan's Notes

    Go Marlins! Go Panthers! Go Heat! Go to hell.

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    October 6, 1993
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