The Indiana Pacers' Paul George had himself a coming out party. He led Indiana with 27 points, and hit an impossible 30-foot three-pointer to stun the Miami Heat and force overtime. Then, with just 2.2 seconds remaining in the OT, George hit three consecutive free throws to put the Pacers ahead. An ... More >>
In a bit of cultural analysis that rivals that time they tried to explain beer bongs, our staid daily newspaper has run three -- count 'em -- three separate stories and videos wondering why those gosh darn crazy kids on the Miami Heat keep wearing all those "wacky" outfits. To wit: "From bright-col ... More >>
Tastemaker 17 is Marc Falsetto, founder and CEO of ROK:BRGR Burger Bar and Gastropub in downtown Fort Lauderdale. You've probably noticed that gastropubs serving up craft beers and hand-crafted burgers are pretty popular these days. And for good reason - craft burgers and craft beers are two of th ... More >>
Turns out the woman caught shooting an angry bird at the Bulls' Joakim Noah as he walked to the locker room is a Palm Beach socialite named Filomena Tobias. And she has quite the cray story. Along with being a socialite, she's also the widow of hedge-funder Seth Tobias -- her fourth husband -- who ... More >>
In the least shocking news in the history of forever, LeBron James is going to be named the 2013 NBA Most Valuable Player for the fourth time in his face-wrecking career. Michael Jordan, Bill Russell, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Wilt Chamberlain are the only other players with at least four MVP awards ... More >>
Last night, the Chicago Bulls finally got revenge for the 1996 game in which a depleted Miami Heat team beat Michael Jordan's 72-win team 113-104 by ending the 2013 Heat's chase for the all-time NBA winning streak. With no Derrick Rose or Joakim Noah, the short-handed Bulls came out swinging agains ... More >>
In what has become the perfect storm of face-smashing dunks, fearsome jumpers, and all-around hardwood awesomeness, Florida is right now, officially, the mecca of basketball. Thanks to the Miami Heat, Miami Hurricanes Men's basketball team, and the rise of the mightiest of underdogs in Florida Gulf ... More >>
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NBA legend and all-around snappy-ass dresser, Michael Jordan, filed for a marriage license in the downtown West Palm Beach courthouse on Thursday morning. Jordan and his fiance, Yvette Prieto, arrived at the courthouse around 8:30 a.m.
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 >>
This is what happens when the Heat players look like they left all their fucks in their other jeans and those jeans are in the wash. A 105-101 loss to the Washington Wizards, the worst team in all of professional sports: That's what happens. It's nothing new. The Heaters have been lollygagging the ... More >>
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 >>
Dwyane Wade is officially switching shoe brands. Wade, who has been with Jordan Brand since 2010, is going to start endorsing Beijing-based footwear and apparel company Li-Ning. According to a source, Wade will be leaving Jordan Brand and joining up with Li-Ning, which is the number 2 brand in Chi ... More >>
Upper Darby police in Philadelphia busted a major heroin dealer who who reportedly had 140 packets of smack labeled, "LeBron James." The packets include a silhouette of a man dunking a basketball. Kind of like Michael Jordan's Jumpman logo, except with dark circles around the eyes, constant licki ... More >>
The 1-2 Miami Dolphins are in Arizona this weekend to face the 3-0 first-place Cardinals. During midweek interviews with the media, Dolphins linebacker Karlos Dansby, who was a member of the Cardinals 2008 Super Bowl team, told Arizona reporters that this current Dolphins team has more talent than ... More >>
Since the late-80s, Nike has been trying to tell America that guys like Michael Jordan and LeBron James are awesome at basketball because of their footwear. And America has bought it (literally). People have forked over up to $250 bucks for sneakers named after NBA stars. But now, if you want the l ... More >>
The 2012 Summer Olympics just got COBRADICK'D.LeBron James went into yesterday's quarterfinal match against Australia and dropped 11 points, 14 rebounds and 12 assists in the 119-86 beatdown of the Aussies. His 12 assists tied tied Olympic records held by Phil Ford, Leon Wodd and some dude named Mic ... More >>
The Miami Heatles have certainly had an exciting first half of the season: "The Decision" drama, the rough start, the stretch of total domination (winning 21 of 22), the lessons in karma, the onslaught of injuries, and now another losing stint. (Last night's loss to the Knicks makes five losses i ... More >>
After dominating the NBA for all of December, the Miami Heat has fallen back to Earth. Since LeBron James' now-ironic "Karma" tweet -- and subsequent injury -- the team has lost four straight games -- and 13 for the year. (That means 70 wins is now out of the question.) Yes, LeBron's popularity i ... More >>
Photo Courtesy of Wikipedia CommonsLeBron in Hulk modeLeBron 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 >>
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 >>
At the end of this weekend's interview of former Chicago Bulls Star Scottie Pippen, he's asked about whether he's prepared his Hall of Fame induction speech. "I think I'll call my guy Michael Jordan up," he began -- a moment when all basketball fans should have held their breath or said, "No!!" Beca ... More >>
FlickrScottie and Michael: Basketball gods, South Florida snowbirds.Scott Rothstein neighbor, cartoon cameo-maker, and victim of midget violence Scottie Pippen is close to earning induction into the Hall of Fame for that other thing he did: play basketball.According to an ESPN report, Pip is one ... More >>
Flickr: RCI Genesis / Photo by STX EuropeThe colossal Oasis of the Seas has been bathed in glowing publicity. The reviews from VIPs and journalists who toured its decks during its November debut were almost universally positive. And yesterday was an occasion for a feel-good story, as the ship inv ... More >>
At 21-years-old, Tebow beat out legends like Emmitt Smith, Deion Sanders, Roy Jones Jr., and Shaq.It started around Presidents' Day. ESPN has been picking the "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" in every state, then choosing the top five states. This week, it decided Illinois had the best mountain, with ... More >>
The Miami Dolphins beat the Jets Sunday to win the division and make it to the playoffs. It's a great achievement for a team that went 1-15 last year and a nice gift for the fans. But a miracle? That's what a headline on the the Sun-Sentinel's front page called it this morning -- a " ... More >>
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