Latest Stephen M. Ross News

NFL 2019: Lots of losing likely in Flores' 1st year

Aug. 22, 2019 12:12 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Low expectations at the start of a rebuilding effort mean the Miami Dolphins have little to lose in 2019, other than maybe a dozen games or so. The franchise that hasn't won a playoff game since 2000 is rebooting yet again with a new coach, a new quarterback and the same old slim hopes....

Was Dolphins coach sending a message via Jay-Z songs?

Aug. 20, 2019 6:39 PM EDT

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins' latest featured musical artist at practice: Jay-Z. The team's sound system played more than half a dozen songs by the rapper at the start of practice Tuesday, one day after receiver Kenny Stills objected to recent comments from Jay-Z about social activism by current...

WR Stills says he and Dolphins owner agree to disagree

Aug. 14, 2019 7:04 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills says he and team owner Stephen Ross have agreed to disagree. Last week Stills objected to Ross hosting a fundraiser for President Donald Trump, and said there was a contradiction in the Dolphins owner supporting both the president and racial equality....

Editorials from around New York

Aug. 14, 2019 10:07 AM EDT

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers: May the SoulCycle Boycott Make Democracy Better The New York Times Aug. 8 It has been an unsettling week for some of President Trump's political contributors. On Tuesday, it was revealed that Stephen Ross, the billionaire real estate...

Business Highlights

Aug. 9, 2019 4:31 PM EDT

___ Huawei unveils phone system that could replace Android BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei has unveiled its own operating system for smartphones that could replace Android if U.S. sanctions on the company cut off access to Google's system. The company says it will release its first smartphone...

Trump defends Hamptons fundraiser billionaire host

Aug. 9, 2019 1:02 PM EDT

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — President Donald Trump is attending a pair of fundraisers Friday in the Hamptons amid increased scrutiny of the high-dollar donors helping to finance his reelection campaign. Among them is Stephen Ross, the real estate developer whose Related Companies owns Equinox and SoulCycle ,...

Trump fundraiser puts billionaire host on defensive

Aug. 9, 2019 2:04 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A billionaire New York investor and owner of the Miami Dolphins who is hosting a high-dollar fundraiser for Donald Trump on Friday also has a financial interest in the president's business empire — including his iconic Manhattan tower. Shortly after Trump's election, Stephen M....

Dolphins' Stills says his criticism of owner isn't political

Aug. 9, 2019 1:25 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills says he has no hard feelings toward Stephen Ross regarding the team owner's support of Donald Trump, and says his objections to a fundraiser for the president aren't political. But Stills says there's a contradiction in Ross supporting both...

Rosen throws for 191 yards to help Miami beat Atlanta 34-27

Aug. 9, 2019 12:44 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Josh Rosen kept going down and getting back up. Bidding for a starting job, Rosen overcame shaky protection to throw for 191 yards and direct three scoring drives of more than 60 yards to help the Miami Dolphins win their exhibition opener Thursday against the Atlanta Falcons,...

Celebs, members push for gym boycott over Trump fundraiser

Aug. 8, 2019 3:11 PM EDT

Luxury gym Equinox and indoor cycling studio SoulCycle are facing a backlash from some members and celebrities over a fundraiser being held for President Donald Trump by a company executive. Stephen Ross, chairman and founder of real estate development company The Related Cos., which owns Equinox and SoulCycle,...