A glance at local headlines this January 20:A 6.0 quake rattled nerves in Port-au-Prince this morning, but there's not much left to destroy in a city where the death toll is at 72,000 and counting. [Miami Herald]The Broward County School District has to trim $47 million from its budget, and a who ... More >>
A cast of celebrities who are now minority owners in our Miami Dolphins aren't ready to let Land Shark Stadium lose its cachet as a Super Bowl destination. Yesterday, team management made a pitch to the South Florida media in hopes of convincing local governments to subsidize $250 million in renovat ... More >>
flickr.comPennington may have been the best Phins QB of the decade, but he only played one year.Without a doubt, this has been the worst decade on record for one of the winning-est franchises in league history. It started with Jimmy Johnson retiring and Dan Marino following suit not long after. T ... More >>
It's Christmas week. And here's what's in the news in Broward and Palm Beach:The Dolphins staged an amazing comeback yesterday in Tennessee, only to have their inspired effort wrecked by a bullshit call against Greg Camarillo. [NFL.com]Adderley elaborated on his statement last week about Rothstei ... More >>
Flickr: dsb nolaJindalThe New Orleans Saints are having a splendid season, but despite their 12-0 record, they're still a long way from the kind of immortality enjoyed by the '72 Dolphins. But it seems no one bothered to tell Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, who in public remarks today claimed that h ... More >>
courtesy of the Miami DolphinsRicky Williams, Ronnie Brown, and wounded warriorsDespite some public relations issues in the past, I think Ricky Williams is a pretty kickass guy. And no matter what you think of him, yesterday he did a kickass thing:Ricky took fellow Dolphins running back Ronnie Br ... More >>
MiamiDolphins.comCheck out the whiskers on that Wildcat!It may be a little early to anoint Tony Sparano the savior of the franchise, but at the very least he's made the Dolphins fun to watch again. And he definitely un-did the damage to a previously proud tradition of upper-lip hair inflicted by ... More >>
Jacob KatelProspective Top Chef contestants shoot the shit while they wait their turn to see the casting director.Top Chef 7 is officially on its way to your signal box, and Magical Elves, the production company behind the hit Bravo series, was in Miami on Sunday looking for talent. Prospective ... More >>
Flickr user: lb_ice_dogs_fansDolphins and Jets face off tonight at 8:30 on ESPNAre you ready for some football? Well, Chad Pennington isn't. He was supposed to provide the Monday Night Football storyline. He was to avenge his being dumped by the Jets before the 2008 season. Instead, Pennington go ... More >>
So far, the morning brings no new information on what, exactly, happened yesterday in Miramar -- just that whatever it was was horrible. WPLG has some video with interviews from neighbors. In the meantime, here's what else is happening in South Florida:The U.S. Justice Department has indicted Alb ... More >>
Flickr.comThey got Jason Taylor back, and they got two big corners, filling the biggest needs from last year. But still, when NFL.com came out with the latest power rankings earlier this week, the division-champion Miami Dolphins were right in the middle of the league: number 17. Surely this ... More >>
Why don't we get drunk and...stop writing horrible songs? The Miami Dolphins announced today that Dolphins Satdium will henceforth be known as LandShark Stadium. We won't even get into the fact that the Marlins and the Dolphins play in that stadium, and Sharks eat both of those animals. (I bet ... More >>
Deuce McAllister that is. He was released yesterday by the New Orleans Saints. He might be a good fit with Miami, though the Dolphins' 11-5 record puts them near the bottom of the waiver priority list. Still, this is a day for immature headline writers across this nation to celebrate. ... More >>
How do you keep fans -- and sportswriters -- happy in the NFL? Make sure you toss in a few ridiculously bad seasons in the mix of a bunch of mediocre ones. It's all about expectations, folks. Remember that. Don't believe it? Let's look at the Dolphins, a team that during the last couple deca ... More >>
The Miami Dolphins beat the Jets Sunday to win the division and make it to the playoffs. It's a great achievement for a team that went 1-15 last year and a nice gift for the fans. But a miracle? That's what a headline on the the Sun-Sentinel's front page called it this morning -- a " ... More >>
Just before the game that would decide whether the Dolphins or Jets went to the NFL Playoffs, Jets QB Brett Favre delivered this rousing pep talk to his teammates: "Hey, if it works out, it works out. If it doesn't, it doesn't." It didn't. I haven't seen so many treats tossed at Dolphins since my la ... More >>
If there was a rash of Dolphins-related suicides around 10:45 p.m. last night, one local TV station certainly won't be reporting on it. That's because Channel 7, WSVN, hates the Miami Dolphins and doesn't care if the team's fans kill themselves. Or maybe some intern just made a horrible mis ... More >>
Nope. Fact is, this team isn't nearly as good as its record suggests. Overrated? Maybe, but you can't really over-rate a team that spent the previous season flirting with a record for professional football futility. So let's try this: If next week the Dolphins defeat the New York Jets, then the Dolp ... More >>
Slip-N-Slide's 15th Anniversary Party at Hotel Victor in Miami Beach was definitely the best party of 2008. Baby tigers, porn stars, open bars, and lots of millionaire thugs showing off their jewelry. Trina was posing for photos as Keith Sweat performed. I got to sit and talk to Slip-N-Slide's fo ... More >>
The people who love the Dolphins are having a pretty good year, too. At least if you judge by the recent totals in fan voting for this year's NFL Pro Bowl. Four, that's right, FOUR Miami Dolphins are in first place in their respective positions in on-line fan balloting. This compared to zero, that' ... More >>
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The $8 million man will lead the Dolphins out of the desert. Honest.
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