Topic: Florida

March 25, 2014

One of the world's great Scuba experiences happens to exist on Mickey Mouse's turf, which means that diving with the rays and sharks and Guitarfish at Epcot's 5.7 million gallon tank means being a Part Of [Their] World, minus an actual Little Mermaid.

October 22, 2013

Beers, bets, greyhounds running on television, and a confrontation with existential uncertainty. Welcome to Florida.

March 25, 2013

The homemade rap anthem for Florida Gulf Coast University's upstart basketball team is, finally, just what it is: proof that someone can sound less impressive over Tyga's "Rack City" beat than Tyga, that young women are doing gremlin-y Nicki Minaj imitations into dorm-room mics, and a reminder the YouTube has a lot of stuff on it. But, in its giddy and glorious jankiness and just-in-time opportunism, it's also just about perfect for the NCAA Tournament's greatest upstart team, and kind of perfect in general.

February 7, 2013

Marquis Daniels is a veteran NBA role-player for a living, and a Gucci Mane collaborator as something more than a hobby. The overlap between a day gig as a defense-minded wing player and a sideline in trap music isn't immediately apparent, but it mostly comes back to playing the part required.

November 21, 2012

In our final installment, we look at the winners and losers of player movement, and what can be done to make the process more efficient. Also, we give you our secret for rearing a professional basketball player, because we're friends. 

November 19, 2012

Marlins fans might be having a difficult time getting motivated for next season. Luckily for them, the team's new left fielder Juan Pierre is here to help. Let's get psyched, everyone!

November 15, 2012

In this installment, we’ll look at which schools do the best job of getting the best players. We're on a nationwide campus tour with the 404 current NBA players that actually went to college in the U.S. and the 126 colleges they went to.

August 2, 2012

Ryan Lochte seems like a pretty epic bro, even by the usual standards for Olympic swimmer bro-hood. But it's tough to blame him for that, considering how hugely, unimaginably strange it must be to be an Olympian during the Olympics.

May 31, 2012

The Miami Heat went into the Big Three era looking for all the world as if they were ready to turn the game and business of basketball on its head. Instead, they've become something much more prickly, small, joyless and familiar. Where's the fun in that?

May 29, 2012

It's big, bold, goofy and as thorough Willy Wonka-fied as any sports stadium that has ever existed. But for all the conversation about new lime green home of the Miami Marlins, two questions remain: is it a good place to watch a ballgame, and how will it look years down the road?