Today is LeBron James' 29th birthday. And, what does a man who has won four MVP awards, two NBA Finals MVP awards, back-to-back championships, and Olympic gold medals and is basically the greatest basketball player on Earth want for his birthday? Why, a pro wrestling championship belt, of course! ... More >>
The Miami Dolphins opened up the 2013 NFL preseason by dropping what was a slopfest to the Dallas Cowboys 24-20 Sunday night. As part of the Hall of Fame Game, the Fins were poised to reveal their new-look uniforms, and a new-look team, bringing irrational, over-the-top enthusiasm for the fans, as ... More >>
This friggin' team. In what is possibly the greatest metaphor ever produced by the fates, the Miami Dolphins charter plane apparently clipped another parked plane as it was backing out during takeoff. The incident happened at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport last night as the team prepared ... More >>
Yesterday during Dolphins practice, left tackle Jake Long (aka "THE WARHAMMER") went down like a sack of hammers, continuing his yearly trend of getting injured just before the last game of the preseason. Long injured his right knee, and for a while there, the Dolphins feared he had d ... More >>
Earlier this week, a 35-year-old Jacksonville man, Christopher Chaney, pleaded guilty to charges that he hacked into celebrity email accounts and leaked nude photos of several of them, including Scarlett Johansson and Mila Kunis. He faces up to 60 years in prison, according to the Associated Pres ... More >>
Broward Sheriff's OfficeIgor OlshanskyFormer Miami Dolphins defensive lineman Igor Olshansky was arrested yesterday afternoon -- the day after he was waived by the team -- becoming the second former Fin to be arrested this week, after ex-wide receiver David Boston was popped for allegedly pun ... More >>
There's been a common theme among this year's GOP presidential candidates -- firmly planting their lips on the buttcheeks of Sen. Marco Rubio and dropping his name as a potential running mate.If that's a ploy to win Florida in a general election, it won't help, according to survey results release ... More >>
out.comMichael IrvinMichael Irvin, the Fort Lauderdale-born NFL Hall-of-Famer, is on the cover of Out magazine this week, in a feature article on Irvin's advocacy to eradicate homophobia.Irvin, a three-time Super Bowl champion with the Dallas Cowboys, has a notoriously troubled past, riddled by a ... More >>
flickr.comThis week brought news that Bill Parcells is leaving his post as vice president of football operations for the Dolphins. Upon closer inspection, it sure seems like the Tuna was given the hook. And though he's nothing short of a football legend -- and it might sound almost sacrilegious t ... More >>
Bill Parcells, the Dolphins' executive vice president of football operations, is "not worth a shit." At least that's what his former boss, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, was caught slurring on a shaky phone camera in video originally posted by Deadspin.The conversation starts when an unidentifie ... More >>
Flickr: drawes28Benny SappEvery championship team needs overachievers -- players who are performing far better than anyone could have expected. Players like Fort Lauderdale native Benny Sapp, who helped the Minnesota Vikings stomp the Dallas Cowboys this past weekend.Sapp, who was profiled this p ... More >>
While working on this profile of Dolphins coach Tony Sparano, people kept swearing that the guy had a great sense of humor. It was hard to see, considering his normal grumpy demeanor in press conferences and most public appearances in general. But then I watched the clip above of Sparano hamming it ... More >>
flickr.comHerschel Walker may be the greatest athlete of our lifetimes, a modern-day Jim Thorpe of sorts. Now Walker, who will turn 48 next year, is bringing that athleticism to South Florida. And by "athleticism," of course I mean some blend of Muay Thai, Tae Kwon Do, and ballet ass-kicking abil ... More >>
You probably don't remember it the same way I do, if you remember it at all. Hardcore Dolphins fans know the most famous Thanksgiving Day game the team ever played, and thinking of that day probably brings about a pleasant smile. Not for me though. I grew up in Dallas. It was 16 years ago. It was t ... More >>
Sun-Sentinel Ted Hutton at the Sun-Sentinel shot this photo after a Marlins game -- it's the new LandShark Stadium logo on the big board. I've decided that I'll never embrace this thing. Sharks and dolphins fucking hate each other, okay? What maniac would ever put Jaws and Flipper in the sam ... More >>
Cowboys owner Jerry JonesOn May 18, National Football League owners will congregate at some swanky Fort Lauderdale hotel to decide, among other things, whether they should add regular season games to what is currently a 16-game schedule.The USA Today reports that one influential member of that frate ... More >>
There are a lot of Pittsburgh Steelers fans in South Florida. But none love the boys in black and gold as much as a 31-year-old North Miami Beach man who's a package handler at UPS. Or by now, probably, an ex-package handler. Thanks to the Steelers' late rally over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, Samu ... More >>
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