What does 1,083 yards and one whole touchdown earn you? It earns you a five-year contract worth $30.8 million, with $12.5 million guaranteed.
That is, if you play for the Miami Dolphins.
Brian Hartline was the Dolphins' leading receiver during last season's barn-burning 7-9 season. And now, accord ... More >>
Who's it gonna be -- New England, with its creamy chowders, lobster rolls, and clam bakes? Or New York, home to hot dogs, pizza, and wings?Oh, sorry. You thought we were talking about the Patriots and the Giants? We're looking forward to the game, sure, but we gotta admit, it's all about th ... More >>
shortshortsweakprose.comAmar'e StoudemireNew York Knicks forward Amar'e Stoudemire bought a new house in Southwest Ranches, which made headlines a few weeks ago largely due to the fact that his new pad is enormous and expensive -- $3.7 million for 14,555 square feet.Is it obnoxiously large wi ... More >>
Dad, what's the "postseason"?Florida is a death trap for football this year -- there are no college football teams in the state in the Associated Press' Top 25 poll for the first time in almost 30 years, and the three NFL teams have a combined record of 5-12.Two of those teams, the Florida Atlant ... More >>
ea.comFor those of you who have bought EA Sports' Madden titles year after year (after year after year), the prerelease hype is all about how accurate or inaccurate the in-game ratings of players can be.For this year's Madden NFL 12 release, they've released the individual player ratings for the ... More >>
nfl.comPerhaps no one is truly shocked that the Miami Dolphins have failed to land a spot in the playoffs, leaving South Floridians without a team to support this weekend. It's been ten years since our last Divisional Playoff game, for Christ's sake. I suppose we will have to dry our tears on our ... More >>
flickr.comCould Vince Young be the QB of the future in Miami?A lot of things are up in the air for the Miami Dolphins this off-season. There are serious question about the general manager, the head coach, the starting running backs, and, of course, the quarterback position.For a little while, it ... More >>
The Dolphins want $200 million to add some kind of hat thing to Sun Life Stadium.The Dolphins this week revealed the ridiculous idea that Broward County ought to help pay for $200 million in upgrades to Sun Life Stadium -- which isn't even in Broward County. The Legislature would have to change s ... More >>
Dolphins owner Stephen Ross, left, with Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler and Ron Book, second from right. To the left of Book is his daughter Lauren, and that's apparently Jimmy Buffett in the middle.
I think it's safe to say that the Miami Dolphins' plan to soak Broward taxpaye ... More >>
flickr.comCameron Wake was one of few good things about this year.Yesterday we brought you a list of the five worst moments of this dreadful Miami Dolphins season. And though the team went 7-9, finished third in the division, and missed the playoffs for the second straight year, the season wasn't ... More >>
We can all agree this has been an awful season for the Miami Dolphins. Even the thoughtful sage and conscience of the team has admitted he's angry at the way the year went. And now the franchise has all sorts of question marks going forward: the coach and general manager who might be gone, two ru ... More >>
C. StilesAnonka Dixon before last year's LFL playoffs.The Miami Dolphins are desperate right now. Less than a week after benching Chad Henne in favor of Chad Pennington, the team may have lost both players for the remainder of the season. Third-stringer Tyler Thigpen finished Sunday's win against ... More >>
FlickrTyler Colvin got staked by a shattered bat in yesterday's Marlins game, but he'll live to play again.What would it take for a Florida Marlins game to overshadow a Dolphins victory on a Sunday in September? An act of God? No, just a freak accident in which a shattered bat impales itself in t ... More >>
flickr.comParcells looking over training camp earlier this year.The Miami Dolphins just issued a statement to the media saying that Jeff Ireland will "assume full control over all aspects and decisions in regard to the Miami Dolphin football team and support staff."Ireland, who had some trouble t ... More >>
courtesy Miami DolphinsYesterday concluded the tryouts for the 2010 Miami Dolphins cheerleaders. After eight hours of competition -- mostly in the middle of the Aventura Mall -- 42 women were chosen from the field of 77. More than 10,000 online votes, 5,000 text messages, nine judges, and 8,000 m ... More >>
flickr.comAt last night's South Florida premiere of his new documentary, Run Ricky Run, the Dolphins running back told a crowd of family, friends, fans, teammates, and coaches that he is "reconsidering" his decision to retire at the end of the 2010 season."My coach and general manager are here, s ... More >>
flickr.comSleeping with the enemy.The Dolphins are probably going to try to fill some holes in the defensive line or the linebacking corps in tonight's NFL draft. Coaches, executives, draftologists, and fans with nothing better to do will pour over notes and highlight reels from players all over ... More >>
Courtesy of ESPNRicky in a California ashram.The new ESPN documentary about Ricky Williams is an incredible, intimate look at the most interesting athlete in modern sports. The story behind story is almost as interesting.It was 2 a.m. when Sean Pamphilon's phone rang in New York. The Fox Sports t ... More >>
Brandon Marshall: Even his official team photos look like mug shots.An open letter to Brandon Marshall:As the newest member of the Miami Dolphins, no doubt you're looking for a place in South Florida to call home, and you may be considering a quieter life in Broward or Palm Beach counties. Don't ... More >>
A glance at the headlines for this Friday morning:Randy Tunidor is the name of the 21-year-old man who is being held on a probation violation charge but is a "person of interest" in the Tuesday-morning murder of Nova Southeastern University Professor Joseph Morrissey. It appears the attack was no ... More >>