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 >>
Flickr User: misterand3rsonFor the attention of sports fans, lacrosse must compete with her.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 terrify ... 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 >>