Football, babes, booze and food. . . are we talking Guy Heaven or what? Best of all, you don't have to die to get to Il Bacio's Ultimate Celebrity Super Bowl Party. All you have to do is show up at the Delray hotspot at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 7, and fork over $20. (General admission is firs ... More >>
The local news this morning:In a deal that looks like a politically motivated rip-off, the town of Davie fast-tracked a $12.5 million purchase of the Foreman family's vacated Palma Nova mobile home park. It took a fat chunk out of the city's rainy day fund. [Sun-Sentinel]Broward Judge Susan Lebow ... More >>
Flickr: DarrinsThe Marriott at Fort Lauderdale's Harbor BeachA prominent hotel industry blog has declared the Indianapolis Colts the Super Bowl champions in their pre-game hotel match-up against the New Orleans Saints. Credit goes to Fort Lauderdale's Harbor Beach Marriott Resort, which in a side ... More >>
Photo by Tim Elfrink The world's sweatiest Canadian TV reporter gets funky with the Saints.To the unitiated, Super Bowl Media Day must sound like some outrageous backstage fantasy. Media and players partying together! Celebrities around every corner! Free buffet lunch! Well not to worry, ign ... More >>
A look at what happened over the weekend in South Florida;Neal Jacobson, the Wellington man who on Saturday admitted to murdering his wife and two sons, was still hospitalized Sunday, either from the complications of swallowing a bunch of pills or from the car crash that occurred after the murder ... More >>
Now that we know it's going to be the New Orleans Saints against the Indianapolis Colts, the official buildup to Super Bowl 44 is on. After yesterday's amazing NFC Championship game, the game on February 7 has a lot to live up to. But where can you go where you can not only watch the Big Game but ... 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 >>
Flickr: dsb nolaJindalThe New Orleans Saints are having a splendid season, but despite their 12-0 record, they're still a long way from the kind of immortality enjoyed by the '72 Dolphins. But it seems no one bothered to tell Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, who in public remarks today claimed that h ... More >>
Here's what's churning in Friday's local news cycle:Parents of students at Pioneer Middle School in Cooper City are furious over proposals by the Broward County School District to bus students out of that school to relieve overcrowding. But what are they complaining about? Local 10's Janine Stanw ... More >>
courtesy of the Miami DolphinsRicky Williams, Ronnie Brown, and wounded warriorsDespite some public relations issues in the past, I think Ricky Williams is a pretty kickass guy. And no matter what you think of him, yesterday he did a kickass thing:Ricky took fellow Dolphins running back Ronnie Br ... More >>
John Linn I really enjoyed my grilled, bone-in pork chop basted in Coca-Cola sauce and apple chutney at Bash Wine Cafe in Sunrise. The chop could've been a touch less done, but the Cola sauce was wonderfully balanced -- not overly-sweet like I'd expected -- and the chutney was soft and tangy. As ... More >>
Flickr: BruceFloydErrict Rhett (left) poses with a Gators fan.Broward County's a popular place for retired athletes -- for better, and in Jim Leyritz's case, for worse. Count Errict Rhett in that former category. The former Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back, who starred at the University of Flori ... More >>
nfl.comGrimesFlorida football fans may remember Randy Grimes, the long-time offensive lineman for the Tampa Bay Buccaneer who retired in 1992 after a 10-year career. This week, Grimes is back in Florida, but it's a less than triumphant return. The opening paragraph in the New York Daily News stor ... More >>
Two weeks ago, former Atlanta Falcon's superstar Michael Vick appeared on 60 Minutes to give his first interview after his release from jail. For those of you living under rocks and sustaining yourselves on grubs and nightcrawlers, Vick was charged in December 2007 with running an illegal dogfigh ... More >>
It's Monday, and this week you can concentrate on your own "tropical depression."Especially if you're a South Florida student, where according to the Miami Herald's Patricia Mazzei, you can look forward to a "no frills" school year, due to budget cuts at school districts. Not in Broward, though, ... More >>
flicker.com Joey Porter and Jason Taylor may karate chop an opposing QB or two. Joey Porter knows a thing or two about fighting. He also knows about carrying a gun in South Florida and getting shot in the ass in Colorado. Now Bill Parcells has called in a team to teach Joey Porter (and J ... More >>
Sun-Sentinel Ted Hutton at the Sun-Sentinel shot this photo after a Marlins game -- it's the new LandShark Stadium logo on the big board. I've decided that I'll never embrace this thing. Sharks and dolphins fucking hate each other, okay? What maniac would ever put Jaws and Flipper in the sam ... 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 >>
The Miami Dolphins beat the Jets Sunday to win the division and make it to the playoffs. It's a great achievement for a team that went 1-15 last year and a nice gift for the fans. But a miracle? That's what a headline on the the Sun-Sentinel's front page called it this morning -- a " ... More >>
Will this couch go with my salvation? A South Florida operation moves furniture and damp souls.
The $8 million man will lead the Dolphins out of the desert. Honest.
The Christian right tries to muscle a Pompano Beach Islamic congregation.
It's getting hot in heeerrre
Keep Your Blood, Bud
Johnny Mitchell gave up football for his tiny, disabled daughter. But the dream dies hard.
Your team got its ass kicked, little baby
A suburban mom terrifies an anchorwoman and shakes up a town
With four professional teams in South Florida, sports radio should be big business. It isn't.
Staggering unemployment, city hall ablaze, ashes falling like snow -- it must be South Bay
That would be Glades Central versus Pahokee, a fierce high-school rivalry that's become a bigtime game
In barely two seasons, the management has run the Miami Fusion into the ground. The fans are not pleased.