Florida Gators (Football)

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    May 1, 2014
  • Blogs

    January 6, 2014

    BCS Prediction: Rick Scott Says FSU Will Beat Auburn

    While Rick Scott has been taking his sweet-ass time in choosing a lieutenant governor, he sure has been quick to get all up about tonight's BCS Championship game between the Florida State Seminoles and Auburn Tigers. Scott has managed to make the requisite arbitrary bet between government officials ... More >>

  • News

    December 26, 2013
  • Music

    October 31, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 28, 2013

    Miami Dolphins' Mike Pouncey Served With Grand Jury Subpoena in Aaron Hernandez case

    After the Miami Dolphins choked away their game against the New England Patriots on Sunday, center Mike Pouncey, 24, was served with grand jury papers outside the locker room by Massachusetts police. According to Sports Illustrated, the subpoena is related to the investigation into Aaron Hernandez, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2013

    Frank Cerabino, Palm Beach Post Columnist, Asks Tebow to Take State Office in Dumbest Column Ever

    Usually, we go easy on columnist Frank Cerabino. The Palm Beach Post soothsayer, who looks like he should be ensconced in a cubicle somewhere selling insurance, seems like a nice guy. And, make no mistake, it's harder than it looks to write five 700-word columns per week -- and be funny on top of i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2013

    18 Reasons Why Gators Fans Are the Worst

    Ah. Gators fans. They smell. They're loud. They drink cheap beer. They love to wear jorts. They love mullets. And they're set to invade Sun Life Stadium for the big showdown with the Hurricanes on Saturday afternoon like an orange STD, infecting every crevice of South Florida like a horde of tooth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2013

    Mike Pouncey Won't Address Wearing a "Free Hernandez" Hat, But Should He?

    Miami Dolphins center Mike Pouncey and his twin brother, Maurkice (of the Pittsburgh Steelers) had a photo taken at a Miami night club last week with the pair wearing hats that read "Free Hernandez" on them. The "Hernandez" in the hats, of course, is none other than their former Florida Gators team ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2013

    Mike Dee Leaves the Miami Dolphins for the San Diego Padres

    He came, gave the team team a weird new logo, failed to get funds to upgrade the stadium, and had some Twitter beef with Billy Corben. And with that, the Mike Dee era with the Miami Dolphins is over. Dee, who has been the team's CEO since 2009, and captained the day-to-day business operations of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2013

    Florida's Best College Scandals

    Man, college what a wild time! Remember when Joey got blasted on Jager shots and vomited on your iPhone or that time your tenured professor told you the Newtown shooting never happened? Or remember when another professor asked students to step on Jesus' name and that pissed off a lot folks? Oh and d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    Tim Tebow Considering Being Part of South Florida Morning Radio

    A day after Tim Tebow was released by the New York Jets for not quarterbacking good, he's already getting the post-playing-days job offers. And by that, we mean radio. Big 105.9 FM's the Paul and Young Ron Morning Show have offered Tebow a gig on their morning-drive radio program. And, according Pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    Palm Beach County Sending More Players to the Super Bowl Than Anywhere Else in the Country

    After a weekend of some top-quality football, the Super Bowl face-off is all sealed up: on February 2, the San Francisco 49ers will knock heads with the Baltimore Ravens in New Orleans for all the marbles. Wrapped up in a soundbite, that news doesn't seem to have a lot of import for South Florida fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    Clint Eastwood Talking to a Chair Is the Most Old-Person Thing to Ever Happen in Florida

    There was a lot speculation on who the big supersecret "surprise" speaker at the RNC would be. Would it be Sarah Palin? Tim Tebow? A hologram of Ronald Reagan? Perhaps a James Polk puppet? WRONG. Because, as it turns out, the big secret surprise guest that got all the GOPers in a tizzy wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2012

    Why MTV's Real World Needs Local Party Animal Anthony Crapella

    It's easy to hate Anthony Crapella. He's loud, sarcastic, and has a penchant for dropping his pants and streaking through crowds."My goal is to get famous before I'm famous," he boasts.At first glance, the unemployed 25-year-old Coral Springs party bro looks like he just stepped off the assembly lin ... More >>

  • News

    February 16, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Rick Scott Ranked Only Slightly Less Loathsome Than Jerry Sandusky

    ​The writers over at the Beast -- manic, vulgar folks who once prank-called embattled Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker pretending to be a Koch brother -- have released their annual "50 Most Loathsome Americans" list, and Gov. Rick Scott is featured prominently at number 18.The list describes him as "th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    Tebow Finds Cocaine in a Suitcase at Orlando Airport; Unfortunately, Tebow Is a Dog

    Orange County JailMorales Castro​If Florida's rivers were to fill with molten gold tomorrow and a rainbow of cotton candy stretched from Key West to Gainesville over herds of running unicorns, we'd probably all think Tim Tebow did it. At least, that's what one could deduce from the wild cheers the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2011

    Tim Tebow More Popular in Florida Than God is Nationwide, According to Poll Results​Tim Tebow is quite possibly more popular than God Himself -- at least, he may be in Florida.The former Florida Gator, Heisman Trophy winner, two-time BCS national champion, and current Denver Broncos quarterback is viewed favorably by 59 percent of Floridians, according to su ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 20, 2011
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    September 21, 2011

    Florida Gators Accused of "Cheating" to Block Punts

    ​The University of Florida Gators are going to Lexington this weekend to face off against the Kentucky Wildcats, and after the Gators blocked three punts in two previous games against the Wildcats, people in Kentucky are bitching bringing up the point that UF may be "cheating" to block punts.To cl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    Best Sports Bust: Chad Henne -- An Explanation

    sportsgreed.comChad Henne: New Times' Best Sports Bust.​New Times Best of Broward-Palm Beach edition is here, folks.If you noticed that Miami Dolphins quarterback Chad Henne took the cake for biggest sports bust, you might wonder if we're second-guessing our selection of Henne over LeChoke LeBron ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2011

    Five Quarterback Options For the Miami Dolphins

    flickr.comCould Vince Young be the QB of the future in Miami?​A lot of things are up in the air for the Miami Dolphins this off-season. There are serious question about the general manager, the head coach, the starting running backs, and, of course, the quarterback position.For a little while, it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2010

    Entries From the Tim Tebow Haiku Contest

    Some poetry is so good (or bad), it makes Tebow cry.​It's true, after all the debate and speculation, Florida's favorite son and future governor, Tim Tebow, was drafted in the first round last night. He was the 25th overall selection, taken by the Denver Broncos.Now the Denver Post is holding a Ti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2010

    Video: Jerry Jones Says Bill Parcells Is "Not Worth a Sh*t"

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2010

    South Florida Football Stars Committed to Lane Kiffin; He Just Didn't Commit to Them

    Flickr: National Collegiate Scouting AssociationKiffin​With University of Tennessee head coach Lane Kiffin accepting the same job at USC, it looks like the only memory that some local football players will have of the coach is a pending NCAA investigation. Though former Volunteer and Pahokee nativ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    Why South Florida Should Be Rooting for Texas and NOT Alabama Tonight

    flickr.comNick Saban lied to, then abandoned South Florida.​There are dozens of reasons South Floridians should be cheering for the University of Texas in tonight's BCS National Championship game. Now, I'll admit I'm not completely objective on the subject, but I want to convince you, South Florid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2010

    Top Five Orange Bowl Moments of the Decade

    flickr.comTebow's finest hour came at the BCS championship game in 2009.​Since Bucknell beat Miami in 1935, the annual Orange Bowl has provided some of the best moments of every college football season. Starting in the '90s, the game also provided a few national championships. Though the game hasn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    UPDATE: Pahokee's Nu'Keese Richardson Part of Tennessee Investigation

    Nu'Keese Richardson, during his short stint in Tennessee​UPDATE: A University of Tennessee sports web site is reporting that Richardson says he is not participating in the NCAA investigation of the school's recruiting practices. He's quoted saying: "I'm not involved in that." These are Richardson' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2009

    Who Let the Dawgs Out? Florida, It Seems.

    Flickr: sonny kennedy photographyJeff Owens, a Sunrise native who wants to punish his home state school.​So many talented high school football players in South Florida. So few South Florida universities. And when some of those players must leave the state to play college ball, it breeds resentment ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2009

    In Honor of Tim Tebow: 10 Great Football Careers Ended By Concussions No pressure, Tim, it's only your brain. ​Though the University of Florida and coach Urban Meyer have been nothing but careful with their words, I don't think there was ever really a doubt that Tim Tebow would play in tonight's big game against LSU. This, just two weeks rem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    World's Largest Cupcake to Trounce Mizner Park at Think Pink Rocks

    Who you calling a cupcake, cupcake?​Tomorrow night's Think Pink Rocks concert at the Count de Hoernle Amphitheater in Mizner Park should be full of cupcakes screaming groupie-style at hip-hop artists AKON and Shontelle. But one cupcake in particular will tower over all the rest: the 1500-pound pin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2009

    Statewide Tebow Crush Now Officially Creepy

    Florida is utterly besotted with Florida Gators QB Tim Tebow. The latest demonstration is Tebow's being appointed by Gov. Charlie Crist to co-chair the Council on Physical Fitness. It's gotten so bad, that I defy you to get a perfect score on the True-False test below. Click on the link if you belie ... 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 >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    SEC Coaches Engage in Old Fashioned Cat Fight Over Local Recruit

    So first Nu'Keese Richardson said he would play for Urban Meyer at the University of Florida. Then on national signing day the speed-demon wide receiver from Pahokee decided he would rather play for University of Tennessee coach Lane Kiffin (a UF rival). Then at a press conference yesterda ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    Gators Binge, Purge, Intend to Repeat

    For an encore, Tim Tebow will rescue a kitten from the top floor of a burning skyscraper.Judging by the large number of blue and orange-adorned ticket holders puking in the parking lot, it was great to be a Gator last night. The Super Bowl of college football featured jets and fireworks and gazillio ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 1, 2009

    Reel in the Big Game

    Cinema Paradiso brings the BCS Championship to the big screen

  • Calendar

    January 1, 2009
  • News

    December 20, 2007

    Witch Hunt at New Mount Olive

    Trustees at the state's biggest black church and its pastor are at odds – and heading for court.

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2007

    Raid Gainesville

    A special thanks goes out to Miami Herald sportswriter Armando Salguerro, who brought up the burning question that I've been asking about the search for the new Dolphins coach: What about Urban Meyer? Unfortunately the answer came under a subhed titled "Who's Out." "University of Florida coach ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2007

    Post Wins Pulp Headline Competition

    The Sun-Sentinel went with the bland: "Champions." The Miami Herald chose the rather obnoxious: "Gator Nation." And the winner of the big fat snappy headline for the University of Florida's win last night to take the national championship comes from the Palm Beach Post: "Gator Raid." Clever, esp ... More >>

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    January 5, 2007

    Go Gators

    This Sight Still Makes Me Cringe Yeah, I never thought I'd write those words, but I'm feeling it right now for Monday's matchup against Ohio State. Don't get me wrong, I totally understand the Gator haters that David Fleshler wrote about in the Sun-Sentinel this morning (which includes some great ... More >>