Miami Heat forward Shane Battier hosted the third annual South Beach Battioke event Monday night, where Heat players are given the opportunity to grab a mic and sing karaoke as loudly and poorly as they want. The event, which was held at the Fillmore Theater in Miami Beach, and raised money for The ... More >>
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 >>
With the Miami Heat having to play a game in Cleveland on Wednesday (really, NBA? Send the two-time champion on the road during Thanksgiving to Cleveland?), LeBron James hosted the team for Thanksgiving dinner Thursday at his Akron mansion. And, as it is with this team, once dinner was over, the cr ... More >>
Surely there's news in South Florida besides the Heat winning The Decision? Let's take a look.Narcy Novack, the widow of hotel heir Ben Novack Jr., has been arrested and charged with arranging his murder last July 12 in a Rye Brook, N.Y. hotel room. She allegedly gave one of the killers her husba ... More >>
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 >>
FlickrESPN is reporting that the Miami Heat is one of the few teams who have stayed on the phone past today's 3 p.m. NBA trade deadline. The team is working feverishly to try to land Utah Jazz forward Carlos Boozer in hopes his arrival will convince Dwyane Wade the team's got a chance to make a p ... More >>
flickr.comCoach Slick making a wish list, checking it twice.The Heat season is officially upon us again, and judging by the very small sample size thus far, Miami will go 82-0 and Dwyane Wade will finally secure the MV3. Most experts have them finishing fourth or fifth in the division and either ... More >>
Judging by this agenda item for Tuesday's meeting, Deerfield Beach commissioners are ready to fling their ethics code out the window after just two and a half months. The idea belongs to Mayor Peggy Noland, who needs an ethics code worse than Michael Beasley needs a Twitter editor.The paper-thin exc ... More >>
flickr.com On Twitter, Michael Beasley was "GorillaBeas"Miami Heat forward Michael Beasley checked into a rehab facility in Houston over the weekend, just days after a photo of the number two overall draft pick with what may have been a bag of pot made waves on sports blogs across the cou ... More >>
What isn't South Florida smoking on this Tuesday morning?A deep-pocketed Israeli businessmen is vowing revenge against the Broward Sheriff's deputies who he said beat him up and hurled anti-Semitic slurs during a traffic stop for marijuana DUI in June. The Sun-Sentinel's Jon Burstein has quotes f ... More >>
It's Monday, and this week you can concentrate on your own "tropical depression."Especially if you're a South Florida student, where according to the Miami Herald's Patricia Mazzei, you can look forward to a "no frills" school year, due to budget cuts at school districts. Not in Broward, though, ... More >>
Earlier this year, we asked you to tell us your favorite things about Broward and Palm Beach counties in our Best Of 2009 Readers' Poll. Below is a random sampling of the projected winners so far. Some categories have yet to be voted on, like Best Politician (we're still optimistic there is such a t ... More >>
"He belly-flopped and falled down and lost the ball. And then he complained too much." The sweet, simple words of an adorable girl. I couldn't have described the end of last night's Heat overtime loss to New Orleans any better. Well, yeah, I could have. (I type pretty sometimes.) But I don't ca ... 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 >>
Wade, ONeal, and Beasley take on the Bulls.
If the love story between Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant were an '80s romance movie, Dwyane Wade would be the suave, successful rebound guy who dates one of the leads briefly in the second act--right before the big reunion moment.Last night's NBA All-Star game gave us  ... More >>
After a horrible 2007-2008 season, the Miami Heat are loaded with talent this year. And not just talent, young talent. But who's the best on the team? Is it really Dwyane Wade? Perhaps it's rookie sensation Michael Beasley? You tell us. Add your winner to the comments field below.
Tonight at 7, local magician Avi Frier plans to be put in a straitjacket and chained to the 100-foot tall, 60-mile-an-hour Hurricane roller coaster in Dania Beach. He claims he can escape from the getup before the ride ends its two-minute run. He promises there will be a "surprise ending." The publi ... More >>
Number one pick Derrick Rose versus number two pick Michael Beasley
Howdy Ho! If the Christmas poo gets too close to the Heat this team's gonna blow.The Miami Heat need forward Michael Beasley to light up the scoreboard if they're to have any chance of making the NBA Playoffs, which is what makes this report on Beasley's recent bout with the flu so alarming: "The on ... More >>
Miami the worst team in the NBA? Thats so last year.
With stars aching, Heat should chill