On Tuesday, the human pustule known as Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria reportedly decided that he was going to be the manager for a day and switched around the scheduled starting Marlins pitchers for a double-header against the Twins. Now Loria is saying he did not meddle with the Marlins pitching sta ... More >>
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 >>
Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria took out a full-page ad in the local papers last week titled "Letter to our Fans," (inexplicably, that letter failed to make its way to the New Times!) to explain why he and his team suck so hard. The letter was probably the most pedantic, lacking self-awareness, nar ... More >>
The local personalities, egos, and public figures who swung through the news cycle this week, ranked by New Times' crack research department using a highly scientific algorithm (i.e., calculating the mean number of these you can look at before getting misty).
Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria has had just about enough of all the criticisms and finger-pointing at his taking a giant heaping dump on South Florida and baseball in general, thank you. So it's time to tell HIS SIDE OF THE STORY. And so he did. Loria took out a full page ad in the Sunday morning edi ... More >>
The Miami Marlins held a fan/player meet-and-greet at the Hollywood Dave & Busters last night where they literally could have dressed the guy who hands out prize tickets in a suit and told people he was one of the new players and no one would have batted an eye. Meanwhile, word from the Miami H ... More >>
Maybe it was the fact that the team fooled Miami-Dade into building them a ballpark, and now the county is billions of dollars in the hole. Maybe it was the fact that they swore they wanted to contend while trading away their best players. Maybe it was that ridiculous rainbow vomit colored new log ... More >>
Now is when you step up, Mr. Mayors of Miami-Dade and Broward.Now is when you two political leaders of South Florida join forces, head to New York, and demand a meeting with Commissioner Bud Selig. You tell that twerp to nix yesterday's trade of Marlins stars Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle, and Emilio Bon ... More >>
As if we didn't already hate Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria (and don't worry, we did), he just alienated every last person willing to give him the benefit of the doubt by selling off all the good players we had started to like (he holds fire sales every time a roster gets half-decent), and tradin ... More >>
After swindling the entire city of Miami, then building their tax-laden $560 million stadium and promising everyone they were going "all in," the Miami Marlins have decided to gut their roster and trade away ace pitcher Josh Johnson, Mark Buehrle, Jose Reyes, John Buck, and Emilio Bonifacio to ... More >>
According to John Heyman of CBS Sports, the Miami Marlins have hired former Florida Marlins catcher Mike Redmond to be their next manager to eventually be fired by Jeffrey Loria. Heyman reports that it's a three-year deal.
The Miami Marlins are a damn mess. They traded away a bunch of good players for a bunch of not-so-good players. They've had horrible attendance all year. They've lied about the stadium from the word GO. And now, thanks to a terrible owner, a horrendous general manager, and a stripped down talent ... More >>
Go long, Mittens. Miami Dolphin's owner Stephen Ross has thrown down $133,000 in donations to support the Romney campaign. A $100,000 of that has gone to the Restore Our Future super pac, while the remainder was divvied up among Romney, the Republican National Committee, the Repu ... More >>
On the heels of the Miami Marlins' trading away Hanley Ramirez to the Dodgers and Anibal Sanchez to the Tigers and working on a possible deal to send Josh Johnson to the Rangers comes a Forbes report that the Fish are on pace to set the record for drawing the fewest fans to a first-year ballpark sin ... More >>
Showtime released a 30-minute preview on Saturday to its show The Franchise: A Season With the Miami Marlins, which will chronicle the travails of baseball's version of a court jester. There's a scene near the start of the show where loudmouth manager Ozzie Guillen is addressing his new players for ... More >>
ajleonIt's October -- the time of year when the Florida Marlins either go to the World Series or end up with their best players being traded away and fans bitching about evil owner Jeffrey Loria. Tonight, it's the Texas Rangers and San Francisco Giants who are meeting at AT&T Park in Californ ... More >>
PhotobucketFormer Marlins manager, now as a NYYFor a third-hand manager, Joe Girardi's doing pretty well for himself. In 2006, the Marlins fired the feisty Girardi after he got a verbal altercation with team owner Jeffrey Loria. Then Girardi's longtime team, the Chicago Cubs had a chance to ... More >>
Flickr user: lie_inourgravesMarlins manager, Fredi Gonzalez, on the fieldMarlins Manager Fredi Gonzalez's job reportedly went on the chopping block after team owner Jeffrey Loria and upper management voiced their disappointment with the team's failure to play October ball. Ultimately, Loria and ... More >>
The Little Havana Marlins begin the big move.The Marlins finally got the new stadium the team has sought for a decade, meaning the team will now depart the State of Florida for Little Havana. The team will leave Dolphin Stadium, with its proximity to Broward and Palm Beach counties, in 2012. And wit ... More >>
The Marlins crowd is not too big to fail. Florida Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria told the media yesterday that he's optimistic that Miami will pass a plan this week to move the team into a proposed stadium in Little Havana. Leaving Dolphins Stadium, which is on the Broward County line, will assure tha ... More >>
Rush, Naugle, Loria... and, hey, what's going on in the criminal justice system?
They're all graced with an ineffable South Florida quality
The Dania Beach official knows how to get even.
The scam artists/malfeasants come at you in waves in South Florida
Baseball in Broward is possible, if we didn't have to deal with these bloodsuckers
Did Marlins skipper Jack McKeon ever tell you about the time... ?
Here are the 12 Broward-Palm Beach newsmakers who will make you blush
At Home with Hanging
Get ready for another Marlins dismantling
If the home opener is any indication, the Florida Marlins will have a hard time hooking South Florida's disillusioned fans
A childish debate
This open letter makes an artful argument for the team's lack of a marketing plan
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