Latest Tony Sparano Stories

2009-09-28 18:02:30

Miami Coach Tony Sparano said Monday the status of injured Dolphins' quarterback Chad Pennington is still uncertain. ESPN, citing unnamed sources, reported that Pennington is out for the rest of the season with a torn capsule in his right shoulder. But Sparano said he was still waiting on information to assess the severity of the injury. Pennington left Sunday's 23-13 loss to San Diego after being hit in the third quarter. Sparano termed the injury a weird looking deal and said it appeared to...

2009-08-06 12:37:30

The Miami Dolphins are at the forefront of an NFL clampdown on Twitter and other social media, with new restrictions imposed on players, reporters and even spectators, The Associated Press reported. Dolphin fans, as well as media at training-camp practices, are now barred from tweeting, blogging or texting, and at least six other teams have also imposed such restrictions on reporters. But other coaches around the league aren't up to speed on social networking. "I don't really have a Twitter...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'