EXCLUSIVE — Dan Marino’s Autistic Son Engaged to Miami Hottie!

DAVIE -- Michael Marino, the autistic 26-year-old son of Miami Dolphins legend Dan Marino, just got engaged to a Hialeah hottie who left her husband at the time she met Michael, three years ago. According to several sources in Dan Marino's entourage, Michael got down on one knee near the foot of the Eiffel Tower Sept. 8 in Paris, and asked Maria Huete, 29, to marry him. She said yes, "a million times yes, my sweet prince Michael," according … [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE — Dan Marino Firing: Blame it on Thursday!

FORT LAUDERDALE -- Miami Dolphins legend Dan Marino's firing from The NFL Today this week wasn't as sudden as it seemed. A source close to the office of NFL boss Roger Goodell tells me CBS Sports notified the league of the change weeks ago after it agreed to pay $275 million for next season's Thursday Night Football showcase games. The network will broadcast eight of the games, and roll out its new pre-game lineup sans Marino and Shannon … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS — Dan Marino Out at The NFL Today!

NEW YORK CITY -- Legendary Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino has been canned by CBS Sports from its Sunday staple The NFL Today, the network announced today. Fort Lauderdale resident Marino, 52, is set to be replaced by former Atlanta Falcons star tight end Tony Gonzalez. The network also announced it's getting rid of former Denver Broncos tight end Shannon Sharpe from the pre- and post-game yakfest. CBS Sports honcho Sean McManus … [Read more...]

Dan Marino Works on His Swing at Reid & Fiorentino Tourney

Dan Marino at Turnberry Isle

NFL legend Dan Marino was caught working on his swing yesterday at Turnberry Isle near Miami. Nah, not the kind of swing that got him unwanted baby mama attention during the Super Bowl last month. It was all for charity, the Reid & Fiorentino Celebrity Golf Classic. As they do every year, Miami Heat broadcast-booth stalwarts Eric Reid and Tony Fiorentino are holding their charity fundraiser, a two-day shindig that kicked off with the … [Read more...]

Football Icons Score Off the Field Too!

Marino rotate

If you think the Dan Marino affair is the only NFL sex scandal involving a South Florida NFL personality, think again! Gossip Extra reported yesterday, the former Dolphins quarterback fathered a child with Donna Savattere. The pair agreed to keep it quiet to protect both parties, but Marino takes full personal and financial responsibility for the kid. Even though news of the superstar quarterback's 7-year-old love child just recently … [Read more...]

Ex-Florida Legislator: “Dan Marino Not Tainted by Scandal!”

Dan Marino

A former Florida legislator stepped right in the Dan Marino affair Friday, telling Gossip Extra: “We all make mistakes!” Susan Goldstein, a Republican who represented Weston, said she doesn’t think Marino’s work on behalf of autistic children will suffer as a result of last week’s revelations that he fathered a love child. “He will not be tainted in the least bit,” said Goldstein, who's involved with several non-profits that focus on … [Read more...]

Dan Marino Scandal: Wife Claire Knew About Child!

Dan and Claire Marino

Claire Marino, the wife of Miami Dolphins great Dan Marino, has known about the baller's love child since the little girl's birth in 2005, according to a confidante of Claire's. It's another Gossip Extra exclusive: The record-breaking quarterback fessed up to his wife about his indiscretion and the birth of Chloe, and the couple worked through the difficulties after agreeing to keep it quiet! "It was sorta something that was known in … [Read more...]

Dan Marino Scandal Polls: Who’s Hotter? Who’s better?

Claire Marino and Donna Savattere

The love child scandal involving former Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino has placed the spotlight on two women: The wife of 28 years (right), and Marino's lover of a few weeks and baby mama (left). The wife is Claire Marino, 50, the mother of four natural children and two adopted kids. Originally from Pennsylvania, the homemaker has been involved with Marino's childrens charities when she's not raising the teenage ninos in Fort … [Read more...]

Dan Marino: I Have a Love Child, I Take Responsibility!

Dan Marino

Squeaky-clean, larger-than-life Miami Dolphins legend Dan Marino admitted to having fathered a child with a lover in New York City while helping his wife Claire raise their six kids in South Florida! Marino, 51, who spent his entire NFL career quarterbacking the Dolphins and breaking league records, is now a CBS football analyst. He's expected to hold a big role in their upcoming Super Bowl XLVII broadcast Sunday. -- The polls: Who's … [Read more...]

Digital Domain Big Quietly Liquidates Real Estate

John Textor's house

While a bankruptcy court is selling Digital Domain Media Group's assets this week, the movie special-effects company's disgraced ex-boss is unloading some of his riches. John Textor, who parlayed his local political contacts into millions in taxpayers' money to settle Digital Domain Media Group in Port St. Lucie and West Palm Beach, quietly sold one of his Martin County properties, Gossip Extra has learned. County records show Textor, … [Read more...]

PSL to Ex-Digital Domain Big: Buzz Off!

John Textor and his wife Debbie

One thing you can say about former Digital Domain boss John Textor: He's got one hell of a pair! Textor has been trying to communicate with Port St. Lucie officials -- the same people before whom he dangled dreams of Tinseltown East! But the politicians, stung by Digital Domain's bankruptcy, won't give him the light of day! According to an email titled "Conversations with John Textor" sent this morning by PSL Councilwoman Michelle … [Read more...]

Dan Marino Among Digital Domain’s Biggest Losers!

Dan Marino

Football great Dan Marino, now an analyst with CBS' The NFL Today, has emerged as one of the biggest losers in the Digital Domain bankruptcy, Gossip Extra has learned. The retired Miami Dolphins QB bought a total 1,576,525 shares in the movie special effects company, which sought bankruptcy court protection today after shutting down its Port St. Lucie animation studio. At one point, his investment was worth more than $14 million. Now? … [Read more...]

Dan Marino’s State of The NFL: Andrew Luck’s Good No. 1; Jury’s Out on Tebow

dan marino CBS morning

Look at who the paps ran into this morning outside the CBS studios in New York City:  Mr. Grumpy himself! Miami Dolphins Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino, bleary-eyed in the early morning hours, had just made an appearance on the CBS This Morning to talk pigskin three days ahead of the NFL draft. On the show Marino, who wasn't too happy with the paps staking him out, gave his stamp of approval on the Indianapolis Colts making Stanford … [Read more...]