Brendon Ayanbadejo Implies Miami Traded Him For Taking Paternity Leave

The fuss about Daniel Murphy missing two games to be there for the birth of his son seemed like a total nontroversy—the Mets were OK with it, and their fans were OK with it. (Seriously. It's two games. And Daniel Murphy. And the 2014 Mets.) The only people upset were New York radio hosts. But the debate on taking… » 4/04/14 9:27am 4/04/14 9:27am

Dolphins Offer To Pay For Majority Of Sun Life Stadium Upgrades

Just nine months after trying—and failing—to get nearly $400 million in taxpayer dollars to pay for renovations to Sun Life Stadium, word comes out of Miami that Dolphins owner Stephen Ross is willing to pay for the majority of the upgrades himself. This should be remembered every time a team tries to hold its city or… » 3/10/14 6:49pm 3/10/14 6:49pm

Dolphins Fire Offensive Line Coach Involved In Harassment Of Player

The Miami Dolphins have canned offensive line coach Jim Turner tonight. Turner had been mentioned in Ted Wells's investigation into the harassment of Dolphins offensive lineman Jonathan Martin. » 2/19/14 9:28pm 2/19/14 9:28pm

Dolphins Fire Longtime Trainer Mentioned In The Ted Wells Report

Mort reports that the Dolphins have fired head trainer Kevin O'Neill, who's been in the organization for 18 years. So it's probably not a coincidence that he appeared multiple times in the investigation into the Richie Incognito/Jonathan Martin saga. » 2/19/14 7:01pm 2/19/14 7:01pm

Richie Incognito Is Back With An Apologetic Twitter Rant

After a brief, self-imposed Twitter timeout following the release of an independent probe that named him ringleader of a Dolphins' "pattern of harassment," Richie Incognito made a triumphant, rambling return with a late-night monologue. » 2/18/14 8:43am 2/18/14 8:43am

Agent Reveals "Player A" In The Miami Dolphins Investigation

In portions of Ted Wells's report on the Miami Dolphins, there's a player only named as "Player A" who was the target of homophobic behavior by Richie Incognito, teammates, and offensive line coach Jim Turner. According to his agent, Player A is lineman Andrew McDonald. » 2/15/14 5:20pm 2/15/14 5:20pm

Dolphins O-Line Coach Was Aware Of, Participated In Harassment

A portion of Ted Wells's investigation into the Miami Dolphins locker room focuses on offensive line coach Jim Turner. According to the report, Turner was aware of much of the harassment suffered by Jonathan Martin and another anonymous teammate at the hands of his players, and in one case even participated in the… » 2/14/14 12:11pm 2/14/14 12:11pm

Dolphins Line Kept A "Fine Book"; Incognito Tried To Destroy Evidence

At the start of the 2013 season, the Dolphins' offensive line started a fine system, under which team members would owe money to the group for a variety of offenses, like farting, or not giving enough effort. Jonathan Martin's offenses include "$100, pussy,""$100, pussy," "$100, pussy," "$100, pussy," and "$1,000,000.00, pussy." … » 2/14/14 11:40am 2/14/14 11:40am

Messages Between Jonathan Martin And His Parents Are Heartbreaking

Included in Ted Wells's investigation into the Jonathan Martin bullying case is a series of messages Jonathan Martin wrote to his mother and father detailing the the extreme mental distress he felt while a member of the Dolphins. While the outward-facing Martin may have been bro-ishly friendly with Incognito, the… » 2/14/14 11:21am 2/14/14 11:21am

The Worst Stuff From The Miami Dolphins Investigation

The independent investigation commissioned by the NFL came down harshly on Richie Incognito and other members of the Dolphins, finding that they displayed a "pattern" of racial and homophobic languages and other abuse. We've pulling out some of the more noteworthy stuff. If you see anything else in the full report,… » 2/14/14 11:01am 2/14/14 11:01am

Investigation Finds "Pattern Of Harassment" In Miami

Ted Wells has released his report on allegations of bullying in the Dolphins locker room, and it's apparently bigger than just Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin. Wells concluded that three players, Richie Incognito, John Jerry and Mike Pouncey, engaged in a "pattern of harassment" of Martin, another player, and an… » 2/14/14 10:38am 2/14/14 10:38am

Richie Incognito And Jonathan Martin Texted About "Puss" A Lot

The Big Lead has obtained over 1,000 text messages sent between Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin between October 2012 and November 2013. It reads like your basic text message chain between friends. Except these friends are semi-famous and wealthy athletes, so they talk about partying and hookers, especially… » 2/03/14 8:59pm 2/03/14 8:59pm