As You may have heard, the 1972 Perfect Season Miami Dolphins were honored at the White House by Barack Obama on Tuesday. Obama mostly joked and joshed with the players, but also noted that the '72 team was a juggernaut, that they ran over opponents with two 1,000 yard rushers -- the first NFL team ... More >>
The Miami Dolphins just recently lost their big-time free agent acquisition, tight end, Dustin Keller, to a horrific injury that tore the ACL, PCL, and MCL in his left knee. It's just the latest in many horrific blows that have nut-punched this team for over a decade. Some would say the team is cu ... More >>
Former Miami Dolphins wide receiver Brandon Marshall was asked about the latest rash of NFL player suspensions tied to amphetamines, including the ADHD drug Adderall. Marshall, who is now playing with the Chicago Bears, answered that he doesn't know much about Adderall, but that he's heard of playe ... More >>
Last night's episode of Hard Knocks was all heartache and Jeff Ireland. We saw the stark reality of players' dreams of playing professional football halted by the cruel, cutthroat world of the NFL. And we saw firsthand just how thoroughly Ireland sucks at his job. We also saw that, no matter wha ... 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: Gabriel ChristusMarshall will look good in Dolphin teal.Citing league sources, NFL.com has confirmed reports that Denver Broncos wide receiver has been traded to the Fins for a two second-round draft picks.Marshall, who's originally from Winter Park, is exactly the kind of big, productive ... More >>
In this video, University of South Florida defensive end (and Deerfield Beach product) Jason Pierre-Paul is challenged by another USF player in -- of all things -- a back-handspring competition. Pierre-Paul does 16. Then he (understandably) stumbles around for a bit.It's a feat of pure athleticism. ... More >>
Flickr: DarrinsThe Marriott at Fort Lauderdale's Harbor BeachA prominent hotel industry blog has declared the Indianapolis Colts the Super Bowl champions in their pre-game hotel match-up against the New Orleans Saints. Credit goes to Fort Lauderdale's Harbor Beach Marriott Resort, which in a side ... More >>
California video artist Scott Gairdner (ScottGairdner.com) has captured the ethos of Florida's issues with sex offenders -- sleeping under bridges and on park benches, or, in the bungalow across the street from you -- pretty well in his video "The Sex Offender Shuffle."
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 >>
Last night on NBC's Sunday Night Football, the world saw a new dimension of Devin Hester. Late in the game, with his team desperate for a first down the Riviera Beach native, U. Miami alum and current Chicago Bear ran a crossing pattern. But his quarterback, Jay Cutler, threw the ball low, and ... More >>
Flickr: pnther60Former Dolphin and Chicago Bear Marty Booker postponed his Pines retirement to play for the Falcons.What is it about Pembroke Pines that makes retired athletes flock there? We've told you about Kenny Anderson, the former New Jersey Nets star who recently invited a slew of his ille ... More >>
I bet on Florida (-3) in the national championship game. That's right, I actually sort of like the Gators now that Spurrier long gone, and I've always been partial to the SEC. It was just a friendly wager with a friend, though, and by the middle of the game I was sort of pulling for Oklahoma. Why? ... More >>
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 >>
The front-page Super Bowl coverage sweepstakes go like this: The Sun-Sentinel is the big loser with a huge dud of a story leading its newspaper and website. The story starts with this thud: "The Super Bowl has become a major American ritual," and doesn't get any better. Third sentence: "An event s ... More >>
Stuck on the Palmetto dices up and serves Carl Hiaasen's appearance this morning on the CBS Early Show, where the novelist and Miami Herald columnist continued his never-ending "Dang, Florida Is Weird" tour. How many times you think Hiaasen has said a variation of, "Florida is a magnet for all kinds ... More >>
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