Steve Almond

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  • 10 months ago

    South Florida football fans have plenty to gab about these days. The Miami Dolphins — who haven't won a playoff game in more than a decade — are preparing for this Sunday's opener at home against Tom Brady and the New England Patriots....

  • 8 years ago | Concerts

    It's getting harder and harder to figure out what the kids are listening to these days. Case in point: Ratatat. Does the Brooklyn duo of Mike Stroud (guitars) and Evan Mast (synthesizers) make nouveau electronica? Or instrumental hip-hop? Or low-f...

  • 8 years ago | Concerts

    It's virtually impossible to figure out how Ted Leo became, you know, Ted Leo. Born in Bloomfield, New Jersey, Leo graduated from Seton Hall Prep and received a degree in English from Notre Dame. He is now a strict vegan and plays socially conscio...

  • 8 years ago | Concerts

    The boys from Snow Patrol have come a long way from the days when they posed as members of the band Belle & Sebastian to infiltrate the student union club at the Glasgow School of Art. In fact, the indie darlings (from Glasgow by way of Dundee) ar...

  • 9 years ago | Music News

    The bookies in Vegas have made the Indianapolis Colts favorites by a touchdown in Super Bowl XLI, which, as we all know, will be played at our very own Dolphin Stadium. This betting line is of considerable interest to most Americans, because most ...

  • 15 years ago | Music News

    How good is Tim Easton? Let's put it this way: Wilco is his backing band. On his second solo offering, the Ohio-reared songwriter offers a delicious buffet of roots-rock that includes elements of country, folk, bluegrass, and gospel. Easton is bes...