Found February 25, 2013 on SILVERMAN: On Sports:
This past weekend was a great time for women in sports! History was made in MMA when Ronda Rousey won the first ever UFC Women’s Title. Jorge de la Noval of Championship Fighting Alliance gave great insight to this up and coming sport. Jorge believes boxing is the past and MMA is the future. Big Enos, Jeffrey Loria wrote his appeal to the fans and what a joke of a letter it was. I read the letter and broke it down for the waste of paper it was printed on. Loria may have a new PR company, but the BS is just the same old load. Matt Taliaferro of Athlon joined me to discuss the Daytona 500 and the history Danica Patrick made on the track.  We broke down the entire weekend at the Great American Race and talked about the NASCAR season. We finished the show with a fun discussion on the Oscars last night. Always good to go to SILVERMAN: On Sports and a Bunch of Other Stuff! Enjoy

Marlins owner writes letter to fans

Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria took out a full-page ad in the Miami Herald to attempt to explain the direction of the team. See what he said.

Jeffrey Loria writes letter to Marlins fans

Spring training offers players, coaches, fans and management a chance to see where their respective franchises could be headed, providing glimpses of the future with prospects or seeing how established stars show up and get to work. Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria, perhaps feeling the rejuvenating properties of spring, penned a letter to fans, a letter that appeared as an ad in the...

Marlins owner Loria defends offseason moves

JUPITER, Fla. Several Miami Marlins headed to the clubhouse Tuesday morning by walking between a cluster of microphones, several video cameras and a group of reporters. Is Obama coming? outfielder Bryan Petersen asked. No. Media members were waiting for someone who actually had been more elusive than the president during the previous four months Jeffrey Loria. The Marlins owner...

Loria: I didn't renege on promises

A cluster of media stood outside the Miami Marlins clubhouse, awaiting the arrival of owner Jeffrey Loria, when outfielder Bryan Petersen walked past.

Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria goes on another rant, once again proves he doesn't get it

Apparently not yet satisfied with the public shaming he received after his full page "explanation" ad in a local paper, Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria has now gone straight to the press to explain himself further. As you might expect, it didn't go well. In a progressively contentious 25-minute interview with the Miami Herald Loria proved that he is the arrogant, clueless...

Marlins' Jeff Mathis breaks collar bone

Up to yesterday, the injuries so far this spring have been minor.  However, the Miami Marlins suffered a substantial blow yesterday when they lost catcher Jeff Mathis.  Mathis suffered a broken collar bone and will miss the next six weeks. According to an Associated Press report, the injury came when Matt Holliday fouled a pitch back and hit Mathis.  Mathis will likely be...

Jeffrey Loria and Hoof in Mouth Disease

Contrary to popular belief, most writers covering sports do not enjoy writing articles month after month, year after year, in which they report nothing but negativity around this facet or that. In all honesty, it’s tiresome. At the same time, those of us that spend a great deal of time watching over teams, clubs, and leagues, are passionate and actively engaged in wanting to see...

Pitching Staff Shines in Tie

The Miami Marlins played to a 2-2 tie on Sunday in Viera after tying the Washington Nationals in the ninth inning.  As is customary in the Spring, the two teams agreed to play one extra inning before calling it a day.  With the exception of Ryan Webb,  every Miami pitcher to take the mound did a fine job including two electric innings from Evan Reed.  The major league relief...

HR Derby in Jupiter

The Miami Marlins hit three home runs including a grand slam on Tuesday to beat the New York Mets 7-5 and move to 2-1-1  on the Spring.   The slam came courtesy of Casey Kotchman who is trying to land a role at first base to begin the year.    Giancarlo Stanton and and Matt Downs hit their first long-balls of the Spring.   Downs is also involved in the first base competition...

MLB Injuries: Miami Marlins lose catcher with broken collarbone

The Miami Marlins will lose backup catcher Jeff Mathis for at least six weeks. The Marlins were taking on the St. Louis Cardinals in a grapefruit league spring training contest when Cardinals Matt Holliday fouled off a ball that came around and struck Mathis on his right clavicle. The injury now leaves the Marlins thin at catcher. Mathis was the only other catcher on the teams spring...

Marlins Are Holding Open Organist Auditions In Miami

Via the Official Marlins Twitter Account Want to take your musical talents to South Beach? Here is your chance! The Marlins are holding open auditions for the team's organist. If you are 18 or older and have your own keyboard, head on down to Miami and show them what you...

Column: Is Loria worst owner in sports history?

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist When Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss died last week, it didn't take long for the conversation to turn to his place among the best owners in the history of sports. Perhaps it's only fitting that the disastrous public reappearance of Jeffrey Loria renewed debate this week over who is the worst. In the city of...

Who Wants To Be A Mets Outfielder? Part 4

Yesterday the Mets dropped a game to 7-5 to the Miami Marlins. Before we talk about the OF performance, let’s just go through some quick game notes. Game Notes: - Mejia had a bad outing allowed 5 runs, 4 earned in one inning of work. I would be more concerned about this but he also just got to camp, so he could easily be 2 weeks behind everyone else. I would also be more apathetic...

Giancarlo and Carlos

Jeffrey Loria and the Marlins front office need to save face as much as anyone since Harvey Dent (dated pop culture reference: check). One suggestion has been that they should re-sign their one remaining superstar, Giancarlo Stanton. That is easier said than done, given that Stanton publicly expressed displeasure in the immediate wake of the team’s massive trade with Toronto. Even...
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