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Dolphins, Hip-Hop weekend don't need to mix

The biggest thing happening in South Florida in the next few days is the Memorial Day weekend celebration on South Beach that is commonly known as Urban Beach Weekend or Hip-Hop weekend locally. In other news, the Miami Dolphins will conduct their mandatory three-day minicamp on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

The timing?

Perfect.

Having this minicamp at a time some Dolphins player might otherwise head to South Beach for what Luther Campbell calls an arrest fest is either great coincidence or great planning on the Dolphins' part. Either way, however, it is great.

The timing suggests Dolphins players will be too busy or perhaps too dog tired after two practices Friday and Saturday to drive from the Davie, FL. practice facility to the party scene on South Beach -- easily an hour drive with traffic being what it is on the beach -- have their night out, and be ready for morning practice the next day.

That means maybe, just maybe, we won't have the police and the football players and all their testosterone hanging out on the same turf at the same time when it's hot, crowded and sometimes violent.

That also means the chances of a repeat of the Memorial Day weekend 2009 incident in which nose tackle Randy Starks was charged with assaulting a police officer -- a charge that ultimately was whittled down to a traffic violation -- are lessened.

It's not that Dolphins players can't conduct themselves correctly in public -- although some were arrested this offseason for DUI. It's not that Miami Beach police cannot perform their duties professionally. It's just that folks seem to be on edge during this event. Last year, 548 arrests were made during the few days of the event.

It is simply just better to avoid the whole situation altogether, don't you think?

Dolphins football czar Bill Parcells has long advised his players to stay out of the clubs. I don't think he coined the phrase, but I know he's also told his guys that, "Nothing good happens after 2 a.m."

Maybe Tony Sparano should institute a curfew during this minicamp also.

Meanwhile, I encourage Jets, Bills and Patriots players to come down to South Beach and party this weekend. You'll have a great time. Really.

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Randy Starks is a Bad Ass.

He assaults police officers with a Semi Truck and gets promoted to Nose Tackle.

I love the Trifecta!!!!

AwwwRight MIAMI!!!!

I don't even really know what to write in response to this blog?
Do I make some lame joke about Jake Long resisting the urge to attend? Do I make some kind of reference to Dez Bryant's mom? Do I breakdown some of the big names in Rap who will be performing/attending this weekend's festivities? I could make reference to T-Pain's Dolphins fight song remix? I really have no clue as what to write.

Also invite jests fans to drive off a cliff

Dishpan,

Which of the many cliffs in Miami should we give Jets fans directions to? I say we get them all in one conference room, and let 11 tigers and 2 rhinos loose, that would be cool to watch. Seeing guys with Glenn Foley jerseys gettig eaten alive, hell yeah!!!!

bootang,

Dez Bryants mom, go with that.

Carlito,

Do you think 25 years from now we will still be making Dez Bryant's mom references? I sure hope so, I don't think it'll ever get old.

hip hop, guns and violence all go hand in hand, stay away!

Oh geez mando...why you starting this crap again? Once a quarter you start some racist rant about black football players.

These guys are 20 something and the commish and Tuna want them to act like monks.

What you need to be concerned about is Big Ben rolling down to SoBe. Cause when he rolls young girls get assaulted.

If you're the over sensitive politically correct type, please, just skip this post.

Is it just me or has anyone else noticed the change of nature in this beast we call the Dolphins?

We have a Center and Two guards that ALL bench 500lbs. Grove has a reputation for being nasty and Incognito gets voted the NFL's dirtiest player.

I've previously mentioned Starks and his "exploits". Playing behind him are two assassins named Dansby and Jones.

At Wide Receiver we have the most notorious playmaking hoodlum in the NFL.

We got a Quarterback that's as tough as a linebacker and two 230lb running backs that would just as easily run you over as run around you.

The culture has changed in Miami and I'd say for the better.

Matter of fact. I find it funny how you slam players for getting arrested but if you go to the Clerks of the Court Miami Dade county you'd be surprised how many Miami Herald blogger names keep popping up.

http://www.miami-dadeclerk.com/DadeCOC/Online_Services.asp

Just don't be a hypocrite.

PS...it's all public record.

Great post Los Lobos (great band too!!)

Mando, while your post is a departure from the parcells/Ireland SLAMFEST you have presided over with your co-writers, most notably Dan LeBatard (is he STILL EMPLOYED????), you have wandered into what Los Lobos correctly described as....

A RACIST RANT!!!!!

Think about it dude!!!!!!!

You just told all the "hip-hop" loving players on the Dolphins not to venture to a concert series on Miami Beach!!!!!!!!

Why not disinvite all the Boca Raton patrons from attending the next Stravinski concert in Mizner Park??? I hear there's lots of burluries and assaults in Boca during the event!!!!

LMAO

It's SSSSSSOOOOOOOOOO BEEEEEEE-UTIFUL.....you saying that them those black folk just can't not stop bein' either falsely or TRULY busted on by Miami Beachs' either corrupt or committed cops!!!

Sell it to TMZ.....or write something of substance next time!!!!!

Lol Bootang. Didn't say anything about going off a cliff in Miami, any steep, jagged cliff will do. I'll see your idea, and I'll raise you wasps and a severe bout of uncontrolable diahrrea.

All in a doubletree conference room, of course

Are you guys actually saying Armando's blog has a racist "slant"?

Maybe Biased would be a better word? Slant/biased same differsnce, but you're actually saying racist?

Did someone say Lame? If you did, that would make it:

Lame-Slanted-Biased and Racist.

Is that what you're saying?

WOW!

Dishpan,

Lol. I raise your idea to putting Jets fans in enclosed cases, and we make them drink epicac (projectile style vomit-inducing substance) while watching continuous looped replays of Chad Henne to Ted Ginn burning Revis, Ted Ginn's 2 KO return TDs, and Ronnie Brown scoring a TD with 10 seconds left out of the wildcat. Let them drown in their own vomit. Beat that (I hope you do)

Nothing sounds better than getting done with practice, getting in the Bentley. Going to the Loews on South Beach. Guzzling some Grey Goose, and ripping blow off the chests of hookers while midgets juggle fire just in time to go back to practice, get sick ,sit out, raid the oxycontin closet in the trainers room, Do the rest of the blow then expose yourself to the female traffic cop giving you a parking ticket cause the the Bentlay is illegally parked in Parcells spot. What does this have to do with the team?

You limn an interesting tale, sir. Raise you the following: room with no windows or any other way to see inside, rex ryan hammered, rex ryan forced to offer handjobs to his entire offensive line, at gunpoint so that he either has to stroke di ck or die.

Dishpan,

Yours could only be better if it was Mark Sanchez holding the gun

Lol, seriously lol

I don't understand why you're saying Mando is racist just because he used the words "urban" and "hip-hop"?
Isn't it racist of you to imply that those words only apply to black people? As if no respectable white, latino, or asian person should listen to "hip-hop" or be considered "urban"?
What's up with that?

Does anyone know why we dont wear the aqua on aqua uniforms anymore?

Hmm...no snappy comeback rants? And, I'm a 53 yearold white male living in Dothan, AL . I listen to all types of music and don't consider myself "urban"n "suburbanL nor "redneck". Just a fan of the Dolphins.

dammit i was hope'n to enjoy some light beers with Ronnie and whistle at the freaks guess tuna is not trying to get caught by his players partying hard with big money Ross

Hip hop sucks. Yo yo. Look at all those n bombs with they pants on the ground. Lookin like a foo with your pants on the ground.

Oopsies! Sorry Mando. Looks like in defending your post, I accidently stepped on some toes and/or struck a nerve or two.
I apologize if I have offended.

Mondo have you heard any reports about the 6ft.7in.nose guard from the Moscow Inst. of Tech. that the Fin's have been trying to bring in for a look at. Three or four clubs have been looking at this guy? Thanks

I know all about that Russian, he is a beast but can't get clearance from his Govt. as he has to do 2 years of sea duty!

Who is this Russian Nose Guard. Thats too tall for a NG?

Oleg (Oglethorpe) Olezhka 360lbs.The guy is a beast! Good read in this weeks S.I.

The Russian has a bad habit of pizzing his team mates off by farting in the huddle after every play! Tony S. said he can correct that with a Butt Plug!

I wouldn't say, as some have, that the post is racist--it really isn't. However it is QUITE biased, to be kind. I say this because I have never seen Mando post anything in this same vein when it comes to Calle Ocho, the music fest, etc..., all of which could be seen in a similar way.

It isn't racist if it is true. If the cops are down on south beach bustin heads, stay home. Sure it is a free country but stay out of trouble and confine your parties to team functions

Urban Beach Weekend is a field day for the cops, any excuse to arrest African Americans.

Awesome readings b4 wrk u guys r awesome!!!

PANTS ON THE GROUND, PANTS ON THE GROUND, PANTS ON THE GROUND!

That line's got be moving this morning!

Darryl - we need to party, man!!!

BLACK PEOPLE ARE GUILTY UNTIL PROVEN INNOCENT.

ONLT THE WHITE PLAYERS ARE ALLOWED TO GO. THEY CAN DRINK AND DRIVE AND HAVE FUN WITH THE COPS ABOUT IT. THEN STUMBLE HOME TO GO TO SLEEP.

Always remember: The truth cannot be racist. Enough said.

JETS HAVE THE HOT 97 SUMMER JAM NEXT WEEKEND.

I'm SURE YOU WILL HEAR SOMETHING. NJ HAS THE RACIEST COPS AROUND.

THEY TRY TO PROVOKE YOU JUST SO THEY CAN SHOOT YOU.

EXAMPLE

COP: DO YOU KNOW WHY I STOP YOU?

ME: DO I WIN SOMETHING IF I GUESS RIGHT?

COP: DON't BE A SMART A S S

ME:I DIDn't KNOW PEOPLE WANTED TO BE A DUMB
A S S.

COP: HAVE YOU BEEN DRINKING?

ME: YEAH

COP: WHAT?

ME: LIQUID. YOU KNOW THAT's ALL YOU CAN DRINK.

COP: YOUR UNDER ARREST

ME: FOR WHAT?

COP: MURDER

ME: I DIDN't KILL ANBODY.

COP: PROVE IT. OR TAKE THE PLEA DEAL

KATMAN:

WHO's TRUTH

WHITE WOMAN SAYS A GROUP OF BLACK MEN RAPED HER.

EVERYONE IS IN A CELL IN A HOUR.

A BLACK WOMEN SAYS SHE WAS RAPED BY A GROUP OF WHITE GUYS AND NOT ONLY WAS THERE NO CHARGE BUT NO ARREST.

THEY INVESTIGATE.

ONLY IN AMERICA.

mr. carlito on blog at 930,1030,1140,130,330,430,630,730 and talks about surfing all day in 6 foot florida waves
right ok hot shot,your my hero!!!
carlito do you surf with a laptop and blog at the same time?
you buffoon!
go to a surf blog and talk baloney over there!!!
or go back to the sentinel!!!
loser!!!

Posted by: Home | May 26, 2010 at 10:01 PM

Carlito dont be fooled, this is the fake Home. This sounds alot like NJ, remember he never liked you anyways.

Justin, was that supposed to be funny?

Do us all a favor and stick to whatever the hell you do best. You start up with this black and white thing and everyone else is going to jump in. Dont be a fool

I LIKE NY COPS. THEY ONLY SHOOT YOU IF YOUR UNARMED IN DA HOOD.

RIP SEAN BELL.

WHY DON't YOU EVER HEAR ABOUT A WHITE MAN GETTING SHOT TO DEATH BY THE POLICE. THINK ABOUT IT.

JERSEY CITY POLICE KILLED A 70 YEAR OLD BLACK LADY BECAUSE SHE CAME AT THEM WITH A KNIFE.

WAS SHE WRONG I DON't KNOW IF SHE REALLY WENT AT THEM OR DID THEY MAKE THAT UP.(THEY DO LIE)

BUT THEY COULD HAVE PEPPER SPRAYED HER. SHOOT HER IN THE LEG.

BOZO if you come at any cops with a knife, they will shoot you. This is comical, we get HOme in the afternoons, and Justin in the morning. You better be gone when I return

ace i seriously doubt justin is trying to start a race war on a miami dolphin football blog..but I also live in jersey & know exactly what he is talkin about..even if it is a little fairytale it seems like thats how it always goes..but anyway if you don't think any dolphins players will be here you are sadly mistaken lol

Whoever says Hip Hop sucks is a tool. Making it rain, hoes, and guns is RAP not HIP HOP...say it together now RAP. Please get this right people.

slick, I dont know if you have been on these blogs long enough to know Justin's deal. He gets on here spewing his stuff about "whitey" and it gets everyone going on here. Mention chemtrails and the other fool will start. I never said anything about dolphins players being there. WTF. I was just addressing our resident idiot.

ohhh oh i see...but i wasnt saying that you said that..i was just talking about the people on here in general (everyone)"if you don't think any dolphins players will be here you are sadly mistaken"

no problem, slick

Thanks for the link Lobos.
Hey armando, did you get busted down there? I know the Miami cops are short-fused, and I'm sure you tried the old "do you know who I am?" thing which probably just made things worse.
Too bad they didn't go away when you kept hitting the 'delete post' key, huh?

Morning Peeps,

JUSTIN CREDIBLE, Got my moring started right with the "prove it or take the plea". Took much law and order man.

Not much football to talk about so I will be in and out.

'Time to make the doughnuts".

Peace

Thanks for laying down the challenge, Armando. I'll be there.

Pants on the ground, pants on the ground. Looking like a fool with your pants on the ground.

great point AlexG

Mando's right. It's not about race. It's about taking care of business. These players get paid a lot of money to play and that needs to be there entire focus. Especially, since football is a short carreer for many. Zif i got paid their kind of money; partying would be secondary and they are definitely too young and loaded to understand.

Rey Rey

YO BOBBYD12 FOOL
SOME THESE PEOPLE GOT MY BACK

WHAT IS YOUR STAND?

I DONT WANT TO NOW THAT BOBBY BOY

Mando,

What a insightful post regarding news from the Miami Dolphins. I am so happy I logged on to learn something new regarding what our team is doing to move forward in our division/conference...... NOT!!!

You should have taken the day off instead this dribble. (but I do log on all the time to hopefully read something intelligent).

Fin4Ever, is kind of right, it's like bitchy drama.

Rey Rey

YO BOBBYD12 CAT GOT YOUR TONGE?

Maybe they could have a team bbq after practice & have all the south beachers come to their party instead. Sparano could wear a "Kiss the cook" apron while grillin' the burgers & brats.

Speaking of bbqing I just lit my 8 foot grill to start cookin off massive amounts of baby back ribs and chicken breasts/legs/thighs all smothered I'm home made BBQ sauce yum yum

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