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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Remember all the hoopla surrounding the "Suck For Luck" campaign last year? Yea, there was a reason for that. The Colts' Andrew Luck decimated the Dolphins defense, leading Indianapolis to the 23-20 victory over Miami on Sunday. Luck went 30-of-48, and set a rookie record by surgically removing t ... More >>
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 >>
According to former ESPN/MSNBC/Current TV personality, Keith Olbermann, the Miami Marlins have been in discussion with the New York Yankees on a possible trade for third baseman Alex Rodriguez. Olbermann says his sources claim that one possible scenario would be for the Yankees to pay for a portion ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Your Miami Dolphins hit the practice field today for the opening of training camp for a whole new season of suck. Thus far, Matt Moore (aka THE PUPPET) has taken the first-team reps, while David Garrard is leading the second stringers.Conspicuously absent from the proceedings is first-round pick QB ... More >>
Steve Martorano cooks on new 'Yo Cuz' web showSteve 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, cafemartorano.com.Martoran ... More >>
Former Gov. Charlie Crist was apparently a little closer to Scott Rothstein than we knew. Or maybe not. They blew out the candles on Crist's birthday cake a couple of years ago after giving the governor $52,000 (a grand for each candle). Before the disbarred Rothstein's Pon ... 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
On the right, that's a portion of the fundraiser flier being circulated by West Broward land baron Ron Bergeron, who's hosting an event for his favorite U.S. Senate candidate, Charlie Crist. (Click to enlarge.) I've highlighted the name of one headlining contributor, Joseph Cobo, the Broward Heal ... 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 >>
We have the latest on lobbyist Russ Klenet, his wife Broward County Mayor Stacy Ritter, his former boss Joel Steinger, and the Mutual Benefits fraud saga. Sun-SentinelThis brand-spanking new article is based largely on a 2007 deposition taken of Klenet during S ... More >>
I just happened on this classic written by Steve Almond in 1994 about South Florida's hard-driven, complicated, and sometimes brutal mogul. Uh, it jumps. Citizen Wayne - The Unauthorized Biography A college dropout and the product of a broken home, H. Wayne Huizenga rose ... More >>
At 21-years-old, Tebow beat out legends like Emmitt Smith, Deion Sanders, Roy Jones Jr., and Shaq.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 ... More >>
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The Party Was Over Before It Began
Welcome to Wellington, home of hot studs, deep tans, and the mother of all custody showdowns. The child in question? A stallion named Bam Bam.
Can Jack Bauer escape certain death from an oncoming tanker?
The Smell of Gasoline in the Morning
Should Local Buyers Watch Out for "Katrina Cars" ?
FAU Tries to Get Real
Fort Liquordale Forever
Las Olas River House was supposed to be the life of the party, not a hollow high-rise
On the Global Tab
Johnny Mitchell gave up football for his tiny, disabled daughter. But the dream dies hard.
No matter which way South Florida sports fans look these days, the W's are down and the L's are up
Anybody but Wayne Huizenga's Maroone, says one unhappy buyer
Augusta refugees will find everything they want -- and everyone they don't -- at many of South Florida's private clubs
Hey you, famous person! You'll have to wait in line with the rest of us to get into Café Martorano
Sun-Sentinel: not so crazy about free speech?
Bob Horvath was the ultimate company man for GM and sold their cars for 40 years. The thanks he got? The auto giant put him out of business.
DMV Specialist Randolph Williams has a way with car titles. An investigation finds that way riddled with phony paperwork.
In barely two seasons, the management has run the Miami Fusion into the ground. The fans are not pleased.
Pepsi pays Jeff Koons big bucks to lobby for its causes. And the West Palm Beach city commissioner is worth every cent.
November 13 - 19, 1997
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