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Afghan Vet Dies of Overdose in VA Substance-Abuse Center (TIME)

(3/30/2014) VA calls the death 'unexpected,' but it wasn’t, really

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Meat The 125-Pound Hot Dog (TIME)

(3/25/2014) It may set a Guinness World Record for largest hot dog

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Lakewood's Anthony Lawrence Jr. commits to Miami (St. Petersburg Times)

(3/24/2014) Lakewood guard Anthony Lawrence Jr. committed to Miami after taking an unofficial visit to the school on Monday. The Lawrence family already had strong ties with the Hurricanes. Lawrence Jr's father, Lakewood coach Anthony Lawrence Sr., played for Miami from 1991-93. Lawrence Jr's uncle, Pat, also was a Hurricane from 1991-94. "Everyone thinks I put Anthony up to this, but he did all on his own," Lawrence Sr. said. "It was a surprise to me." In October, Lawrence Jr. committed to Central Florida. A month later, he backed out of it, saying at the time he nothing it to as far as his recruiting went. Interest picked up immediately in the 6-foot-7 junior guard with coaches from Clemson, Florida Atlantic, Florida International, Louisiana Tech, Miami and Texas A&M calling the same day he decided to decommit. The Hurricanes offered soon after and Lawrence Jr. said he had ...

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Role-Playing GOP Candidate Takes Heat Over His Occult Fantasies (TIME)

(4/1/2014) Jacob Rush is challenging the tea-party incumbent in Florida’s 3rd congressional district, but his past as a role-playing supernatural fantastist is shaking up the race. The 35-year-old attorney insists he’s a "straight shooter" and his critics are making a fuss over nothing

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Charley Zimmer failed at retirement -- and for that Episcopal can be thankful (Florida Times-Union)

(11/27/2013) Charley Zimmer retired six years ago. Sort of. After decades of working as a teacher, coach and administrator — the final 10 as head of school at Episcopal School of Jacksonville — Zimmer and his wife, Gail, had moved to Marco Island. He was spending time raising dogs, playing with his grandchildren and running around some nearby softball fields in an intensely competitive senior league. But he also was doing a fair amount of consulting work. And when he showed up at a Florida Council of Independent Schools conference in Miami, a longtime friend playfully mocked his arrival. read more

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Jane Graham: America's Largest Ecosystem Restoration Project Is on the Verge of Moving Ahead on Earth Day (Huffington Post)

(5 days ago) As you celebrate Earth Day this Tuesday, know that something really exciting is on the verge of happening for Everglades restoration -- even if barely anyone is watching. Read more: South Florida Water Management District, Florida Bay, Obama, Everglades National Park, Army Corps of Engineers, Everglades, Miami News

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Rivals FSU and Miami unveil new uniforms (ESPN)

(4/14/2014) Somehow, Florida State and Miami both just won. I'm no fashion critic (c'mon, you've seen my videos) but these guys are gonna look sharp. The rivals...

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Beckham's group unveil plans for MLS stadium at port | Photos/video (sun-sentinel)

(3/24/2014) The David Beckham-led group bringing a Major League Soccer team to South Florida unveiled a grand vision for a showpiece soccer stadium it hopes to build in Port Miami.

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Retired NFL star sells S. Florida home for $4.77 million | Photos (sun-sentinel)

(7 days ago) Ray Lewis, the former Miami Hurricanes and Baltimore Ravens linebacker who retired as a Super Bowl champion last year, has sold his oceanfront mansion in Highland Beach for $4.77 million, Palm Beach County property records show.

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Dita Von Teese and her South Florida disciples (sun-sentinel)

(4/9/2014) Local burlesque performers and fans will flock to see Von Teese in her final Florida striptease performances. When trend-setting burlesque revivalist Dita Von Teese performs at Revolution Live Thursday and Friday on a tour she says is her last in a G-string, more than 20 members of Fort Lauderdale-based Cupcake Burlesque, Miami's Shameless Burlesque and several other troupes will be up close in the VIP area and seated at even pricier tables.

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New South Florida FBI chief says preventing terrorism is No. 1 priority (sun-sentinel)

(4/1/2014) Residents in Florida's nine southeastern counties shouldn't necessarily be concerned that an expert in weapons of mass destruction is leading the FBI's Miami office.

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David Beckham brings his soccer pitch to Tallahassee (sun-sentinel)

(3/25/2014) TALLAHASSEE -- David Beckham, one of the world's biggest soccer celebrities, descended on Florida's capital city Tuesday hoping to persuade leaders to approve millions of tax dollars for stadiums in Orlando and Miami.

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Four area teams take on 7-on-7 regional qualifier (St. Petersburg Times)

(3/28/2014) A collection of Tampa Bay's top football talent, including the likes of Tampa Bay Tech's Deon Cain, Sickles' Ray Ray McCloud III, Hillsborough's Dwayne Lawson and East Lake's George Campbell, will converge in Bradenton this weekend for the IMG 7v7 Southeast Regional qualifier. Four teams and more than 75 athletes from Tampa Bay -- including two-time defending national champion Team Tampa and 14 of the players ranked in the HomeTeam top 25 for 2015 -- will play in a 16-team field that also includes Miami powerhouse South Florida Express and Pro Impact. Pool play begins Saturday at 3 p.m. The championship will be played Sunday afternoon. The top four finishers advance to nationals in June. Here's a look at the local teams: **Team Tampa Outlook: **Team Tampa, ranked No. 1 in the Pylon Sports poll, has never won this event, using it more to tune up ...

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Video: Davie pep rally for teens battling cancer (sun-sentinel)

(7 days ago) On May 9, South Florida's nonprofit organization 'A Prom to Remember' will offer cancer battling teens a special night they will never forget. Children ages 12-19 from Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties are treated to a lavish prom, complete with "red-carpet" treatment.

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Poll results: Dolphins' second-largest need (ESPN)

(6 days ago) Everyone in South Florida is aware that the Miami Dolphins need offensive linemen. All you have to do is re-watch the tape of games from last season w...

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U.S. Supreme Court hands Florida Gov. Rick Scott a defeat on random drug testing for state workers (Florida Times-Union)

(2 days ago) MIAMI | The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to hear an appeal by Florida Gov. Rick Scott on his 2011 executive order that would have required random drug tests for as many as 85,000 state workers. read more

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Comparing salaries of Heat, Dolphins (ESPN)

(4/15/2014) The Miami Dolphins and Miami Heat share the same fan base in South Florida. Over the past few years, agony from football season -- the Dolphins haven'...

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