Dan Marino

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    October 22, 2014

    Ten Reasons the Dolphins Will Win the AFC East

    We sling a lot of poop at the Miami Dolphins around these parts. And for good reason. They suck. They tend to stuff all our Sundays, loyalties, and hope into a cannon and fire it into an active volcano like Xenu. But screw that. We're going to forge ahead and -- perhaps against all sense and reaso ... More >>

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    July 16, 2014

    Five Things South Florida Sports Fans Can Look Forward to Now That LeBron Has Left

    Ever since LeBron James left, shit has been weird in South Florida. The mood, at first, was grateful and appreciative. That was nice. Necessary, even. Then we got defiant, and Cocky Heat Fan returned, celebrating in a loud way the return of a roster that we didn't like a whole lot sans LeBron over t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2014

    Cooking Channel's Best in Chow Brought the Pizza War to Fort Lauderdale

    If you caught the Cooking Channel's Best in Chow Season 2 episode last night, "BBQ Wars Miami," you'll know that yet another TV show has rolled through our tip of the state looking for picturesque backdrops and culinary drama. The BBQ episode pitted Downtown joint Sparky's Roadside Barbecue with Nor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2014

    Jonathan Martin Says He Felt Trapped with Dolphins

    Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin sat down with former Colts head coach Tony Dungy to give his first interview since the alleged bullying scandal that shook the Fins' season. In the interview, which is set to air Wednesday night on NBCSN, Martin tells Dungy that he felt trapped durin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2014

    How Beach Place Can Stop Being a Nuisance

    Beach Place in Ft. Lauderdale has gone through some type of reverse metamorphosis since its birth in 1996. What was once an oceanfront butterfly has crawled back into its cocoon, where it has been for the last decade, regressing back into a fat, belligerent, alcoholic caterpillar. It's official, B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2013

    Dwyane Wade Has Love Child; Gabrielle Union Knew About Affair

    It appears that Dwyane Wade went the Dan Marino route and had himself a love-child with another woman. Wade's now-fiancée, Gabrielle Union, was aware of the child and the couple say they've handled the private situation privately. But, this is the Internet, so we're gonna talk about it. Wade and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2013

    NFL Tells Stephen Ross Not to Meet With Jonathan Martin

    On his Monday Night Football interview with ESPN, Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross revealed that he had reached out to Jonathan Martin via text and that the two were scheduled to meet Wednesday. But the NFL has stepped in and told Ross to postpone that meeting while it investigates the bullying al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2013

    This South Florida NFL Fan Club Transforms Any Bar to a Jets Bar

    We are a long way away from MetLife Stadium, but New York transplants don't plan on trading the Jets anytime soon. And if they did, it certainly wouldn't be for the Dolphins -- not after Dan Marino's dirty Fake Spike play in 1994. Over 500 strong, the South Florida Jets Fan Club has called the bar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2013

    WLPG's Chris Haggerty Will Be on By The Glass Show Tonight To Discuss Charity Event at Mickey Byrne's Irish Pub

    WLPG's Chris Haggerty will be making an appearance on By The Glass Show tonight to talk about the St. Baldrick's Foundation event happening at Mickey Byrne's Irish Pub in Hollywood. The St. Baldrick's Foundation is a volunteer-driven charity that funds childhood cancer research and provides more re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2013

    Koch Brothers Interested in Buying Sun Sentinel; Five Other Billionaires Who Could Scoop Up the Paper

    Over the weekend, liberal media types coast to coast suffered jags of anxiety after the New York Times reported that Charles and David Koch -- AKA the billionaire Jagger and Richards of the Tea Party agenda -- are eyeing a new shiny toy: the troubled Tribune Co., the parent behind eight of the count ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    Pain & Gain Star The Rock Lives in Broward County: 8 "Celebrities" Who Could Be Your Neighbors

    Miami, Florida and Hollywood, California are known for the best places to spot celebrities. Oohh there's Jon Hamm. Ooh look, George Clooney! Pfft. Whatever. We all know the sexiest place on the planet is Broward friggin County. Know who else knows that?The Rock. He lives there. Other celebritie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2013

    New Miami Dolphins Logo: The Best Twitter Reactions Confirming That Fans Hate It

    Earlier in the day, we told you about how might have accidentally leaked the new Miami Dolphins logo. The website eventually removed the logo and replaced it with the old one. But, then on Wednesday afternoon, a seemingly befuddled Dolphins CEO Mike Dee confirmed that, yes, the logo that a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2013

    Scott Rothstein Takes Beating In New Book Spilling Secrets Of Prostitutes And Ego

    Chuck Malkus really wants you to hate Scott Rothstein. Describing the disgraced and hilariously ostentatious Rothstein, Malkus uses phrases like "orgy of fraud" and "one big rotting tapestry" and -- our favorite -- the "Pandora's Box that is Scott's brain." Malkus' book about Rothstein, Ultimate Po ... More >>

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    November 8, 2012
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    October 17, 2012

    South Florida Is a Finalist to Host Super Bowl 50

    Because the weather is awesome and because of beaches and because we do, in fact, rock, South Florida has hosted a record ten Super Bowls. And now SoFla is among the finalists to host what will be a milestone 50th Super Bowl. Although the NFL may want to stop it already with the using of Roman num ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2012

    Ryan Tannehill Sets Rookie Record, Dolphins Still Lose

    Ryan Tannehill threw for 431 yards. Brian Hartline caught 12 passes for 253 yards. Cameron Wake registered four sacks. And yet the Miami Dolphins still found a way to dip their balls in the soft serve ice cream machine and lose to the Arizona Cardinals 24-21 in overtime. It was the Fins' second c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    Miami Dolphins 2012 Season Preview: Innovators of Suck

    Your Miami Dolphins are set to kickoff the 2012 season this Sunday at Houston (a team, incidentally, they have never beaten ever in the entire existence of American tackle football history). If you haven't noticed, we're living in the golden age of pass-first football. Passing records are falling b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2012

    Miami Dolphins at Carolina Panthers: Five Things To Look For

    The Dolphins' second pre-season game tonight against the Carolina Panthers should be interesting, in that the entire roster remains in flux with five weeks left to go before the season starts.Players are injured, the receiving corps is a huge question mark, and our once-reliable kicker is now just a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    Joe Philbin Hates F-Bombs, Loves Seinfeld

    HBO's Hard Knocks featuring the Miami Dolphins debuted last night and filled us all with the inevitable feeling of false hope and overhyped enthusiasm for our shitty, shitty football team.But a reality show featuring the Fins is a nice change of pace from their old NORAD-like, supersecretive attitud ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2012

    The Royal Pig Pub & Kitchen Scheduled to Open Mid-June

    The former Samba Room space at 350 East Las Olas Blvd. has been gutted and rehabbed for the debut of The Royal Pig Pub & Kitchen. The Royal Pig is a project of Joe Upchurch, whose restaurants include beachfront locations of Hooters, Ugly Tuna Saloona, LuLu's Bait Shack, and Dan Marino's Town Tav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2011

    'Yo Cuz!' Steve Martorano Stars in Web TV Cooking Show

    Steve Martorano cooks on new 'Yo Cuz' web show​Steve Martorano, the larger-than-life Italian restaurateur from South Philly, is starring on a computer near you. Starting July 20, nine webisodes of his cooking show, "Yo, Cuz: The Italian-American Cook" is on his web site, ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 18, 2010
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    October 5, 2010

    Ray Lewis to Open Art Gallery/Real Estate Office in Fort Lauderdale

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    Bova Prime Served as the Ponzi-era Headquarters

    The Rothsteins with Dan Marino and, at right, restaurateur Tony Bova.​Bova Prime, that Las Olas staple of chic, appears to have closed its doors for good this week. But before it did, Bova hosted a gathering May 20 for members of Emerge Broward, the popular young professional's organization. The p ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 31, 2009
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    December 31, 2009

    Top Five Dolphins of the Decade

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2009

    A Horrible Thanksgiving Remembrance

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    Florida's "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" Is Shaky

    It started around Presidents' Day. ESPN has been picking the "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" in every state, then choosing the top five states. This week, it decided Illinois had the best mountain, with Michael Jordan, Ernie Banks, Walter Payton, and Mike Ditka. Hard to argue those guys aren't Da Best. Flo ... More >>

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    February 4, 2009

    The Beer-Offs: Way Better Than the Bud Bowl

    Calendar editor John Linn was very sick this weekend. I know this not because he told me (he did tell me, but he's tricky), but because he was unable to fulfill his duties as a judge in this year's Beer-Offs, held Saturday at the Coral Springs Whole Foods. This second annual tournament had different ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 22, 2009

    Big Cheese

    Say what you will about Café Martorano. It's all ours.

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    October 23, 2008
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    January 31, 2008

    Big Wind in Boca

    The Party Was Over Before It Began

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    November 8, 2007
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    May 24, 2007

    Walled In

    A new tower 53 feet away just sucks

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    March 8, 2007

    Ten Seconds to Eternity

    Can Jack Bauer escape certain death from an oncoming tanker?

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2007

    Shula Picks Colts

    Dave Barry is a millionaire who writes best-selling books and has Hollywood up his ass. Does he really want to write this daily dreck any more? And do we want to read it? I revere the guy and consider him the greatest humorist of his generation, but the newspaper gig is tired. It reminds me of those ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2007

    Sentinel Sportswriter Hereen Says Goodbye

    Sun-Sentinel sports reporter Dave Heeren is retiring after 45 years in the business, 41 of them with the Sun-Sentinel. In his poignant final Sentinel piece, Hereen, who has covered high school sports for years, goes down memory road about his career, Mickey Mantle, George Steinbrenner, the Dolphins, ... More >>

  • News

    May 11, 2006

    Petrol Patrol

    The Smell of Gasoline in the Morning

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    April 13, 2006

    These Deals Will Blow You Away

    Should Local Buyers Watch Out for "Katrina Cars" ?

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    March 16, 2006

    In the Clouds

    FAU Tries to Get Real

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    October 27, 2005

    The Senses Say

    Fort Liquordale Forever

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    October 13, 2005

    Dark Tower

    Las Olas River House was supposed to be the life of the party, not a hollow high-rise

  • News

    October 16, 2003

    Who Ya Gonna Call?

    Anybody but Wayne Huizenga's Maroone, says one unhappy buyer

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    January 16, 2003

    The Whitest Greens

    Augusta refugees will find everything they want -- and everyone they don't -- at many of South Florida's private clubs

  • Dining

    May 16, 2002

    Great Food, Major Attitude

    Hey you, famous person! You'll have to wait in line with the rest of us to get into Café Martorano

  • News

    March 16, 2000


    Sun-Sentinel: not so crazy about free speech?

  • News

    July 1, 1999

    The King of Titles

    DMV Specialist Randolph Williams has a way with car titles. An investigation finds that way riddled with phony paperwork.

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    February 25, 1999
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    November 13, 1997

    Night & Day

    November 13 - 19, 1997

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