Former Baltimore Ravens and now Miami Dolphins linebacker Dannell Ellerbe thinks that now is maybe, probably when we're finally going to see the New England Patriots lose their monkey-fisted grip on the AFC East, thanks mainly to their best receiver allegedly murdering a dude and going to jail for i ... More >>
Yesterday, for reasons that still aren't entirely clear, the Baltimore Ravens picked a fight with the Miami Heat. And then got smacked in the mouth with a little thing called THE TRUTH. A little background: The Ravens were on Twitter yesterday afternoon and dispatched a fraud of a picture misportr ... More >>
With the Miami Heat blowing NBA faces to smithereens and the University of Miami Men's hoop team getting a number-two seed for the NCAA tournament, the Miami Dolphins are left in the wake, wallowing in their spending spree for free-agent players who probably don't deserve all the money they're getti ... More >>
The Dolphins apparently went a little drunk-guy-at-the-strip-club and threw money all over the place Tuesday. Particularly, at Steelers receiver Mike Wallace and, surprisingly, at Ravens linebacker Dannell Ellerbe. But Jeff Ireland ain't done.And while the moves seem to reek of a desperate GM tryi ... More >>
Former Pahokee high school, Florida State Seminole, and current Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Anquan Boldin is being questioned about a now-dissolved company that he was once a shareholder with that's being accused of running a massive Ponzi scheme. The then-Palm Beach County- ... More >>
Hey, LeBron James. Hi. Hello. How are you? See the news about the Denver Nuggets' Kenneth Faried being the first NBA player to take a stand against homophobia? It's true! The Manimal has joined Athlete Ally, an organization that combats homophobia in all sports, and he's hoping other pro ath ... More >>
Update: Lewis was asked about the report during Super Bowl media day on Tuesday afternoon, and he denied ever using PEDs. The Ravens say Lewis never tested positive for any substance.It's been a banner day for banned substances in sports! First off, there's our sister paper's report on a Miami clin ... More >>
Yesterday we gave you a heads-up on some stats about local guys who've hiked to one of the great peaks in professional sports -- a spot on a Super Bowl roster. Big bragging rights go to Palm Beach County, and specifically Glades Central High School in Belle Glades. Five former Raiders are playing in ... More >>
After a weekend of some top-quality football, the Super Bowl face-off is all sealed up: on February 2, the San Francisco 49ers will knock heads with the Baltimore Ravens in New Orleans for all the marbles. Wrapped up in a soundbite, that news doesn't seem to have a lot of import for South Florida fo ... More >>
The last time the Dolphins met the Jets, in Week 3, Reggie Bush had to leave the game with a knee injury, Derrelle Revis tore his ACL, Ryan Tannehill threw a back-breaking pick-6, and Dan Carpenter forgot how to kick field goals. The Jets won in OT 23-20. Since then, the two teams have engaged in a ... 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 >>
Photo by Eric BartonRay Lewis: the realtor with linebacker's shoulders.On Sunday, linebacker Ray Lewis had a game-clinching interception to help the Ravens beat the Steelers. On October 27, he'll be opening an art gallery/real estate firm in downtown Fort Lauderdale.The company opening the Las Ol ... More >>
Facebook.comScott Wilson, 23, drowned in a canal after Goodman's Bentley crashed into his car.As polo mogul John Goodman faces vehicular homicide and DUI manslaughter charges for the Wellington car accident that led to the death of 23-year-old Scott Wilson, many wonder if he'll receive special le ... 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 >>
Flickr: BruceFloydErrict Rhett (left) poses with a Gators fan.Broward County's a popular place for retired athletes -- for better, and in Jim Leyritz's case, for worse. Count Errict Rhett in that former category. The former Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back, who starred at the University of Flori ... More >>
When I heard that there would be a lingerie football franchise in South Florida, the Miami Caliente, who would be playing their games at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, my first thought was of the terrifying possibility of a game marred by a wardrobe malfunction. My second thought (well, third i ... More >>
When NFL team owners meet in Fort Lauderdale in May, they will decide whether the Miami Dolphins will soon become the Wackenhut Security Services Miami Dolphins. Now, yes, I did take this story up a couple of levels. But what the team owners will be discussing is putting logos on practice jerseys. T ... More >>
A Baltimore Raven defense led by two former University of Miami stars, Ray Lewis and Ed Reed, thrashed our spunky Dolphins yesterday, 27-9. I could've sworn the Ravens were playing with 14 men on defense, but I'll have to go back to the tape to make sure. At any rate, those blitz packages seemed to ... 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 >>
On that weekend in October when the Baltimore Ravens were in town to play the Dolphins, purple jerseys mobbed Fort Lauderdale Beach. I encountered about 100 fans boarding buses at the Yankee Clipper the morning of that game. There was no mistaking the ruddy faces and rowdy moods: These Ravens fans w ... 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 >>
Ten years later, the fury are still grinding out the yardage. Barely.
The Super Bowl just ended and, unfortunately, my losing streak continues (and I'm poorer for it, in the most literal sense of the term). Yes, Rex Grossman was awful. Yes, Peyton Manning played a good game. But don't put the win or loss solely on either one of their heads. The MVP was really the Colt ... More >>
... .... School by Nirvana. That was right. Now you can see how wrong I can be: Baltimore vs. Philly in the Bowl. Ravens celebrate.
The $8 million man will lead the Dolphins out of the desert. Honest.
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