Miami Heat President Pat Riley held his annual State-of-the Heat address Thursday morning. And, as expected, he was a bit on the ornery side after his team got throttled in the NBA Finals last week. Still, Riley was Riley, showing his resolve and determination as a dynasty-maker, and dropped severa ... More >>
The internet is full of stupid. You know this. We know this. But The Stupid doesn't shine quite as bright as when LeBron James and the Miami Heat lose a single playoff game. The Stupid was strong all day Thursday, following the Heat's Game 5 loss to the Indiana Pacers. Mainly, because, with the gam ... More >>
The Miami Heat clinched its Eastern Conference semifinal matchup against Brooklyn on Wednesday night, beating the Nets 96-94 in a thriller that saw Miami pull off a comeback led by LeBron James and Ray Allen. The Nets were not going to go quietly. Everything they threw toward the basket went in. Ba ... More >>
Don't let the ocean view fool you. With Larry Bird memorabilia lining the walls, the Celtics game on the TVs, and the best New England clam chowder you'll get outside of the Northeast, Boston's on the Beach is intrinsically linked to its namesake city. More than 1,400 miles away, this joint experien ... More >>
Are you a Heat fan? Sure, that questions sounds easy, but since many south Floridians come from the northeast, there could, potentially, be just as many Boston Celtics fans out there. Look around you and put your conspiracy theory goggles on. Didn't the guy in accounting run the Boston Marathon once ... More >>
As LeBron James has plowed through the league in a Heat uniform, laying waste to NBA teams and haters since arriving in the summer of 2010, one nagging "report" has continued to nag at the center of it all: LeBron might opt out of his 2014 Miami Heat contract and go back to Cleveland! While those i ... More >>
The Cleveland Cavaliers tried everything to end the Miami Heat's record-setting win streak on Wednesday night. They tried the ole "weird oily substance that leaks from the ceiling and delays the game for 35 minutes" trick. They tried the "crazy fan runs onto the court in the middle of the game wit ... More >>
Unless you've been trapped under something (or someone) heavy the past 24 hours, you've seen the video of LeBron James utterly destroying Celtics bigmouth Jason Terry with something that can only be described as The Dunk of Annihilation. Because the internet is an awesome place, video of the dunk i ... More >>
The Miami Heat walked into the all-consuming ocean of douche and insufferableness that is Boston's TD Garden Monday night and laid its record-setting 22-game winning streak on the line. The Celtics were ready from the GO and came at the Heat with a furious effort that spawned a career night for Jef ... More >>
The NBA All-Star game is about to get really dinosaury, because Erik Spoelstra has chosen Chris Bosh to start for the Eastern Conference All-Star squad. With Boston's Rajon Rondo being out with an injury, a fifth and final slot was open. Debate immediately began on who Spoelstra should start i ... More >>
Despite a couple of good swings, the Miami Herald's Dan Le Batard pretty much failed to connect with reality in his column last Sunday, a 1,000 word humble-brag tricked out as a nostalgia job. The basic thesis here moans that the Heat's 2012-13 season is a lot less "fun" now that the entire sporti ... More >>
The Miami Heat kicked off the 2012-12 season last night by first getting their championship rings, and then by sticking a foot into the Celtics' assholes. 'Twas a glorious night indeed. And while traditionally ring ceremony games have been a snoozer, mainly because the team getting their rings we ... More >>
The NBA season kicks off tonight when the Miami Heat hosts the Boston Celtics. But before that, the Heat players will be receiving their championship rings and unveiling their 2011-12 NBA Finals Champions big-ass banner that will hang in the rafters at the American Airlines Arena like a giant pair o ... More >>
NBA.com took their annual general manager survey recently and, according to the consensus, the Miami Heat will repeat as NBA champions, this time beating the L.A. Lakers. The thirty GMs of the NBA were asked 57 questions with topics ranging from who will win the MVP, to best off-season moves, to be ... More >>
The Miami Heat will begin their NBA title defense next week. It's been a harrowing journey since the Big Three came together in the Summer of 2010. The whole world watched and hated and delighted when they failed to beat the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA Finals. Then they were forced to eat it hard w ... More >>
According to website hoopshype.com, the Miami Heat's payroll is a staggering $80,290,662. Even more unbelievable is the fact that Miami came in number five on this list (behind the Boston Celtics, Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers, and Portland Trailblazers). You could call it money well spent ... More >>
There's a new favorite in town.One game into this year's NBA playoffs and the Miami Heat are the new Las Vegas favorites to win the championship. Going into this weekend, the two-time defending champion Lakers were still the odds-on favorite, generally going at about 5-to-2 odds in most books.But ... More >>
All that dancing must have made Chad Pennington tired.Our pal Bob Norman over at the Daily Pulp posted an awesome video last Sunday of the Dolphins' Chad Pennington dancing to Eminem.Presumably white-boy-style dancing was intended to pump him up. That obviously failed since Pennington is now out ... More >>
Let's see what's in the headlines this morning in South Florida:Six weeks after she was beaten nearly to death at a Deerfield Beach school bus stop, 15-year-old Josie Lou Ratley has been released from the hospital. She now heads to a rehabilitation facility to get physical therapy and speech ther ... More >>
Here's what's happening in South Florida this Monday morning:Make room for another lucrative South Florida industry overrun with fraudsters: the time-share telemarketing business. For all their character flaws, these guys are creative about giving gifts to their girlfriends, like the dude who tri ... More >>
As rumors go, it was far too good to be true, and then it happened: Isiah Thomas is coming to South Florida, to coach Florida International's basketball team. Oh, but this will make some good blog!Thomas, of course, is as brainless as a coach/GM as he was brilliant as a player. Being Chicago-born li ... More >>
The last time the Heat played the Chicago Bulls, Dwyane Wade was on fire. Miami was in the middle of a streak in which the team won five of six earlier this month. Two weeks later, so much has changed. Wade -- and, by extension, the entire team -- has been struggling to put up the same kind of unrea ... More >>
Yesterday afternoon, as Bostonians eased out of whiskey-induced hibernation (doctors call it "alcohol poisoning") in a blanket of their own green vomit, they got a piece of good news: Police decided to drop the charges in exchange for an apology and a promise never to treat a lamp post lik ... More >>
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