We know the city fathers and mothers of Palm Beach Gardens are licking their chops at the prospect of luring the Houston Astros to set up a new spring training facility in their burg. We know there may be as much as $100 million in public funds going into the deal. And we know that someone, somewher ... More >>
It appears that three players of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been diagnosed with MRSA. And now the staph infection outbreak is threatening to cancel the Bucs' game against the Philadelphia Eagles this Sunday. On Thursday, the Bucs announced that guard Carl Nicks was diagnosed with the staph infec ... More >>
Ever since our sister paper's report on Major League baseball players obtaining performance enhancing drugs from the Coral Gables-based clinic, Biogenesis, broke, players have been falling by the wayside via suspensions. But now the biggest fish in the barrel has apparently fallen, as ESPN is repor ... More >>
Seven seconds. The Miami Heat was seven seconds away from losing its NBA crown and watching the San Antonio Spurs celebrate a championship on its home court. Heat fans were seven seconds away from having their hearts ripped out of their chests and their souls condemned to a weary and sullen existe ... More >>
Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra did not win the 2013 NBA Coach of Year, coming in second in votes to Denver Nuggets coach George Karl. And that's the way Spo wants it. "I was probably more pleased this morning than George Karl," Spoelstra said when told Karl beat him for the award. The reas ... More >>
Unless you've been trapped under something (or someone) heavy the past 24 hours, you've seen the video of LeBron James utterly destroying Celtics bigmouth Jason Terry with something that can only be described as The Dunk of Annihilation. Because the internet is an awesome place, video of the dunk i ... 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 >>
One banker, we'll call him Steve, was walking out of the corporate office in Orlando recently when a protester got in his face. There were three or four Occupy protesters who spotted Steve with a couple other people wearing suits. The protesters figured they had found one percenters. "You're resp ... More >>
The Florida Atlantic University Owls managed to remain the only team without a win in the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision after getting steamrolled 34-7 at Troy this weekend.Today is the 374th day since FAU last won a game, beating the Ragin' Cajuns of the University at Louisiana at Lafayette by a ... More >>
olympicgirls.netHope Solo has great hands.ESPN's broadcast of the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup final between the United States and Japan garnered the network's highest rating for a women's sporting event in its history, apparently with some saturated viewership out of West Palm Beach.According to ... More >>
Many hilarious videos were made in his honor.This weekend, as dusk gathered before the fireworks on July 4, a group of my friends went to play basketball in a West Palm Beach park. A lone player was shooting hoops on the court beside us. He was short, with a compact frame and reddish hair, and he ... More >>
Chad is the only QB taken in 2000 that came close to hanging with BradyThis week ESPN is airing a documentary about Tom Brady, or more specifically, about the six quarterbacks who were taken before him in the 2000 draft. The movie, "The Brady 6," chronicles the careers (or lack thereof) of the me ... More >>
Photo by Rebecca MeiserYes, James has a furniture line.The Decision ESPN special that heralded LeBron James' move from Cleveland to Miami last summer highlighted two sides of the NBA superstar: his ego, and his generosity.Although it inspired ridicule and resentment in many longtime fans, the one ... More >>
The Miami Heatles have certainly had an exciting first half of the season: "The Decision" drama, the rough start, the stretch of total domination (winning 21 of 22), the lessons in karma, the onslaught of injuries, and now another losing stint. (Last night's loss to the Knicks makes five losses i ... More >>
Never has the word dickwad been used with such eloquence. If you don't frequent the journalism aggregate website Gangrey.com, you are missing out on some of the best writing in the country (in addition to an occasional New Times story).But more recently, you've been missing a very entertaining (a ... More >>
All that dancing must have made Chad Pennington tired.Our pal Bob Norman over at the Daily Pulp posted an awesome video last Sunday of the Dolphins' Chad Pennington dancing to Eminem.Presumably white-boy-style dancing was intended to pump him up. That obviously failed since Pennington is now out ... More >>
Photo by Pat RothblattThe place: Duffy's Sports Grill, 1804 Cordova Road, Fort Lauderdale. Call 954-713-6363. The hours: 4 p.m. to close every day. The deal: Everything is two-for-one (excluding shots, pitchers, and buckets of beer). The digs: Duffy's is the latest level in the ever-escalatin ... More >>
NBA free agent LeBron James announced tonight that he'll be joining the Miami Heat in South Beach, apparently declaring a new home for South Florida's basketball team.LeBron's announcement was made live on ESPN in a chatty town-hall-type discussion, with James waiting to make his decision until a ... More >>
A glass of what's-goin'-on in South Florida news:Ana Gardiner, the former Broward judge who resigned rather than face possible penalties for judicial misconduct, awarded $600,000 in legal fees last summer to an attorney, Richard Cole, who has recently hired Gardiner at his firm. Cole denies a qui ... More >>
Flickr: K McNeilThe hottest ticket in high school hoops this weekend was in Coral Springs, site of the Hawk Kreul Classic. The event's main attraction: Pine Crest Academy senior point guard Brandon Knight.But in front of a national audience of hoops gurus, there was nothing Knight could do to ele ... More >>
Lamarcus Joyner must have looked at a football schedule recently and said, "Fine, then. I'll fly out to watch USC play Notre Dame on Saturday." And why not? Free plane ticket. Free ticket to the sold-out game. Free food. Free lodging. It's good to be a star player at St. Thomas Aquinas in Fort Laude ... More >>
Flickr User: huyenJesse LevineWith Roger Federer looming, Andy Roddick may be the only one of the three tennis players from Boca Raton who has a chance to win Wimbledon -- and a slight one at that. Mardy Fish has looked better than his 28 ranking. But the real Cinderella is 21-year-old Jesse Levine, ... More >>
eBay.comThe first time came at the end of the first half. Then again to tie the game at the end of regulation. Then, after he stole the ball from John Salmons with three seconds left in the second overtime, Wade hit a running three as time expired to give "El Heat" a 130-127 win over the Chic ... More >>
Yeah Juicians, Teen Wolf is the best thing to ever happen in American cinema. That's a given. And apparently, when Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Greg White legally changed his name to Stylez G. White as a tribute to the buddy character in the 1985 Michael J. Fox Rupert "Stiles" Stilinski vehicl ... More >>
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