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    July 7, 2014

    LeBron James to Meet With Pat Riley This Week

    When last we checked on the LeBron James, Miami Heat free agency situation, were were in a things are kind of all over the place scenario. So now the update: The things are kind of all over the place scenario has gone ludicrous speed. Over the weekend, things went nuts as reports began to fly that ... More >>

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    June 16, 2014

    Five Reasons for Heat Fans to Keep Their Heads Up

    Pat Riley once said, "There's winning, and there's misery." After back-to-back years of winning, parades, pots and pans, parties, T-shirts, and jubilation, Miami Heat fans are on the miserable side of things this morning. And while this NBA Finals loss stings, it's not as bad as the hurt we all fe ... More >>

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    May 5, 2014

    Brooklyn Nets Website URL Directs Readers to the Heat's Official Website

    The Miami Heat's second-round opponent was finally decided Sunday when the Brooklyn Nets eked by the Toronto Raptors in a 104-103 Game 7 victory. The Nets took down Miami in all four of their regular season games this season, lending to the narrative that the Heat are now in big, big trouble after ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 25, 2013

    Miami Heat's Best Christmas Day Game Moments

    The Miami Heat's first ever Christmas Day game was in 1997 when they lost to Michael Jordan's Chicago Bulls. Since then, the Heat have played 9 other times in the NBA's annual X-Mas game, going 7-2 in that span. The Heat will face the L.A. Lakers today at 5:00p.m. for their 10th go-round as the re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2013

    Shane Larkin, Former 'Canes' Star, Going to Dallas Mavs, Unless Dwight Howard Screws it Up

    Shane Larkin - the University of Miami standout who helped lead Jim Larranaga's 2012-2013 squad to ACC tournament and regular season titles, as well as a dramatic push into the Sweet 16 at the NCAA tournament - is heading to the NBA. Last night in Brooklyn at the league's draft (also known as the s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2013

    Miami Heat Wrecks Celtic Ass as It Earns Record 23rd-Straight Win

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2013

    LeBron James Almost Killed a Dude With One of His Laser Passes

    If you're too busy still hating LeBron James, then you really are missing out on enjoying a player we pretty much haven't seen in a long time, if ever. As he did last season, James is quietly dominating the NBA with his basketball awesomeness, earning his second-straight NBA Player of the Month, an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2012

    Top 10 Miami Heat Haters in the Media

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    Charles Barkley Says LeBron James Can Be Better Than Michael Jordan

    Looks like Charles Barkley is done trolling the Heat, because now he thinks LeBron James can be better than Michael Jordan."First of awl... gimme a cheese bergar..." After spending the past two seasons ripping LeBron and the Heat -- saying God is a Mavericks fan, cheering for Heat to lose and calli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2012

    Guma Aguiar Disappearance: Rabbi Recalls His Mad Generosity

    This week's cover story is about Guma Aguiar, the driven, self-critical millionaire who disappeared at sea one night in June. Just before he struck it rich in the Texas oilfields, he converted to Judaism and met Moishe Meir Lipszyc, the rabbi at Chabad Lubavitch of Fort Lauderdale. After getting ric ... More >>

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    January 12, 2012
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    December 29, 2011
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    November 22, 2011

    UPDATED: Joe Biden's Brother Is President and "P.T. Barnum" for SoFla Charter School Chain

    UPDATE: The Palm Beach County School Board's vote on three new Mavericks schools has been postponed. Read more after the jump.When owners of a for-profit charter school chain go before the Palm Beach County School Board tomorrow night seeking approval for three new high schools, they'll have a celeb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Nielsen Poll: LeBron James No Longer a Marketing Superstar

    Not so long ago, LeBron James could sell anything from Vitamin Water to Nike sneakers simply by treading water in a swimming pool.Now, the Miami Heat star's popularity has declined so drastically that he's no longer one of the top 10 most marketable players in the NBA, according to the latest Nielse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    Plaxico Burress Nearly Stands Up a Bunch of Fort Lauderdale Kids

    ​Former New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress was supposed to show up to a Fort Lauderdale school today -- a month and a half out of prison -- to teach some youngsters about his life experiences and how to make good choices.The kids learned at least one thing from Burress today: He has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    All About the Benjamins: Three Ways to Party Like a Rockstar in South Florida a la Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban

    Jay-Z holding a bottle of Armand de Brignac champagne, also known as the Ace of Spades​Would you ever dream of spending over $100,000 at a restaurant or nightclub? Could you?We know one guy who can. Apparently blowing a small fortune in one night is considered money well spent for Dallas Mavericks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Top Three LeBron James/Miami Heat Memes to Commemorate the NBA Finals

    LeBron James plays to the tune of his tiny violin.​LeBron James brought his talents to Miami this year to complete what should have been the first ultimate triumvirate the NBA has ever seen.James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh were hailed as superheroes who were going to lead the Miami Heat to champ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Publix Introduces Spicy New Sub (Free Drink Coupon)

    Up top: Publix's pretty new Buffalo Chicken Tenders sub in their weekly ad. Bottom: the sub I got. Not nearly as pretty, but exceptionally tasty.​It was a relatively quiet announcement, and a very bold one. But when Publix talks, even the Facebook fans listen, game time or not. Originally featu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Pizza Hut and Burger King Execs Gamble on NBA Finals

    Brian Niccol, General Manager of Pizza Hut U.S., and Steve Wiborg, President of Burger King Corp., North America​ In a move that's just as hokey but not quite as tear-jerking as an episode of Undercover Boss, executives from Pizza Hut (which is based in Dallas) and and Burger King (based in Miami) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    Understanding Your Comcast/Ixfinity/NBC Bill

    Flickr user: schmilblick​Monthly Statement* $21.95 -- Xfinity TV$54.95 -- Xfinity Performance Plus Internet $6.12 -- Digital starter (We have no idea what this does.) $1.74 -- State communications tax $17.98 -- Broward County corruption tax$64.23 -- Tax for electing Rick Scott$11.13--  FPL ra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2011

    How a LeBron Hater Learned to Stop Loathing the Miami Heat

    It's tough to hate Dwyane Wade. ​Let's get one thing clear: I'm still angry with LeBron James. I think he's arrogant, immature, and full of an inflated sense of importance that was, ironically, fed by years of hero worship in his hometown of Cleveland. His decision to use a nationally televised ES ... More >>

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    December 30, 2010
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    December 17, 2010

    The Miami Heat Help Ladies Drink for Free

    ​As if the Miami Heat's 10-game winning streak wasn't hot enough, the Neighborhood Sports Bar and Grill has made it sizzling. Starting this week, the 5-month old restaurant in Boca Raton now offers free drinks for ladies during the Heat games if they come wearing Heat gear. The bar has dubbed th ... More >>

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    December 9, 2010
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    December 2, 2010

    Five Better Things for LeBron James to Bump Into

    Photo Courtesy of Wikipedia CommonsLeBron in Hulk mode​LeBron James caused a ruckus last week during the Heat's November 27 game against the Dallas Mavericks. A video surfaced shortly after showing LeBron bumping into Head Coach Erik Spoelstra -- perhaps on purpose.C'mon, LeBron, violence isn't th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2010

    The LeBron James Bump Heard 'Round the NBA

    ​Well, I guess we know where Broward County Commissioner Stacy Ritter was on Black Friday: in a line with 500 people at Kohl's at 3 in the morning. On her Facebook page seen above, Ritter wrote of standing in line at the sales-mad store. Palm Beach County Tax Collector Anne Gannon, ... More >>

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    June 30, 2010

    The Daily LeBron: It's a Complete Clusterf&$#

    Flickr: dodong17It's still a dream, Heat fans.​Twelve more hours till the stroke of midnight signals a feeding frenzy of NBA execs. They all want LeBron James. And if not him, then Dwyane Wade. And if not him, then Chris Bosh. And on and on. As if it's not already complicated enough, another megas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    Nobody Knows Where LeBron's Going... Except Us

    Flickr: NBA PhotosA dynasty in the making?​In the hunt for the signature of LeBron James, South Florida has suddenly (briefly?) vaulted into the lead. Apparently, there was a "summit" last weekend in Miami, hosted by Dwyane Wade, with Chris Bosh and LeBron James himself in attendance. ESPN is repo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2009

    Proof that Dolphins Coach Tony Sparano Does Have a Sense of Humor

    While working on this profile of Dolphins coach Tony Sparano, people kept swearing that the guy had a great sense of humor. It was hard to see, considering his normal grumpy demeanor in press conferences and most public appearances in general. But then I watched the clip above of Sparano hamming it ... More >>

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    July 9, 2009
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    May 28, 2009

    Bank Shot

    For a former basketball star, a new career starts with the J.V. team. B

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    May 22, 2009

    Bank Shot: International Basketball Star Launches Coaching Career in South Florida

    Fifteen years and a thousand miles stand between Deon Thomas and his all-too-brief memories of basketball stardom. Or at least, the memories based in America, which are all from college. Thomas' professional basketball success took place across the Atlantic. One of the greatest players to ever wear ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2009

    Educators Say D-Wade Dropped the Ball

    A South Florida charter school company says that Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade has failed to live up to his end of the deal to promote education to at-risk youth, and this afternoon it formally ended its association with him. The company, called Mavericks in Education and based in Fort Lauderdale, str ... More >>

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    February 10, 2007
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    June 21, 2006

    Miami Herald Caught With Pants Down

    The Miami Herald sports columnist Greg Cote apologized in his blog last night for using a Mark Cuban quote that probably wasn't uttered. Or, in this case, screamed like a banshee. Read the Editor & Publisher piece about it (via Romenesko). Another cautionary tale and the moral is: Don't believe a fr ... More >>

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    June 21, 2006

    The Dirty Case on the Dirty Bomber

    Deep inside a newspaper dominated by coverage of the Heat victory, the Sun-Sentinel's Vanessa Blum and Sara Ganim provide us a look at the case against Jose Padilla, the so-called "Dirty Bomber" and former Sunrise resident Adham Amin Hassoun. It is, U.S. District Judge Marcia Cooke said, "light o ... More >>

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    June 20, 2006

    Dr. Cuban and Mr. Hyde

    Cuban This back-and-forth between Sentinel sports columnist Dave Hyde and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is pretty funny. You can't really lose when a dunderheaded scribe goes up against a jerky billionaire. (An aside: What's with the brackets where parentheses ought to be?) Hyde also had a colu ... More >>

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    June 15, 2006

    Was Police Shooting Justified?

    The Sun-Sentinel's front page was dominated by a Jeb Bush presidential campaign ad. Or was it a news story? It had to do with FCAT scores. The huge headline over the picture of jubilant teachers: "Lots of A's, No F's." The deck: "Grades for Broward County schools rise sharply; governor calls statewi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2006

    The Death of Riley

    To give you an idea of how badly the Heat have been playing in the Finals, consider that Dave Hyde has stopped his continuing worship of Pat Riley long enough to start complaining. But if you want to read some reality about Riley, check out this column from the Palm Beach Post's Dave George. T ... More >>

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    November 24, 2005
  • Sports and Recreation

    May 12, 2005

    Best Heat Player

    Damon Jones

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    July 10, 2003

    Zo Knows

    Charity basketball is in Mourning

  • Culture

    April 11, 2002

    When Online Got Off Base

    Or: How Mark Cuban would have--and could have?--saved the music biz