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    August 18, 2014

    Ray Allen Is Not Happy About How Cops Handled His Home Being Broken Into

    Ray Allen blasted Coral Gables Police for the way they handled his home being broken into last week. Last Thursday, a group of teens walked into Allen's home in the middle of the night while his wife and children were asleep. Allen was not home at the time. According to police, the teens did not s ... More >>

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    July 31, 2014

    Pat Riley Says He Will Build Another Championship Team in Wake of Losing LeBron James

    Pat Riley ain't got time to bleed. Asked by reporters on Wednesday if he was hurt by LeBron James' departure for Cleveland, Riley answered, "I don't hurt." But it would seem that Riley didn't see it coming. While meeting with the press as the Miami Heat officially re-signed Chris Bosh, Riley said ... More >>

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    July 15, 2014

    Dwyane Wade Announces Return to the Heat in the Coolest Way Possible

    Dwyane Wade is officially back with the Miami Heat, and he decided to make the announcement in the coolest way possible. Heat fans are still mostly livid over LeBron James' departure. Especially with the way he did it -- via an article in Sports Illustrated that never mentions Heat fans, and then w ... 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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    June 12, 2014

    Filomena Tobias, Miami Heat Middle Finger Lady, Changed Her Identity

    Filomena Tobias, the Palm Beach socialite that became Internet Famous after she was caught shooting an angry bird at the Bulls' Joakim Noah during last year's NBA playoffs, has sold her home and changed her name. She's the Keyser Söze of middle-finger ladies! According to a report, records show ... More >>

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    June 9, 2014

    LeBron James Redefines #LeBroning as Heat Ties Finals 1-1

    After he was forced out of Game 1 with cramps and had to be carried to the bench by Heat trainers, the Twittersphere began mocking LeBron James with a viral #LeBroning hashtag that showed people being carried in pain. In Game 2, LeBron took #LeBroning and bent it, torqued it, crushed it, and molded ... More >>

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    June 5, 2014

    Joy Taylor: South Florida's Female Sports Radio Host

    Has Mr. Horner lost his way to the house under the hill? Is old blind Bob having trouble finding the harbor of hope? Oh, don't despair. It's time for Just the Tips with the queen of concupiscence, Joy Taylor. Jonathan Zaslow: Just the Tips, we do it every week at this time where Joy Taylor has you ... More >>

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    May 27, 2014

    Spurs Look Better Than Miami Heat on Paper

    Not to get ahead of ourselves, but after last night's Heat thrashing of the Indiana Pacers, 102-90, we are looking ahead to the San Antonio Spurs (again) in the NBA Finals. Warning: The Spurs are really, really good. They top the Heat in most statistical categories, including NBA Finals appearances ... More >>

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    March 4, 2014

    LeBron James Drops 61 on Bobcats, Breaking Heat Franchise Record

    The entire NBA season has seen the national media try to give the MVP award to the Pacers' Paul George or the Thunder's Kevin Durant. But then along comes a night like Monday night, when LeBron James steps in to preserve the natural order of the universe by raining destruction down from the heaven ... More >>

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    December 9, 2013

    LeBron James Keeps Proving He's Awesome

    The Miami Heat took down the Minnesota Timberwolves 103-82 on Saturday, giving the Heat its 15th win of the season. The game gave us so much more, though. Namely, more proof that LeBron James -- despite exercising his right to leave one team to go play for another team when his contract ended -- re ... More >>

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    December 5, 2013

    Best Places in Florida to Hide Christmas Presents from Kids

    You did all your holiday shopping and now those boxes from Amazon are starting to roll in. Where to hide all that junk before you wrap it? Kids are sneaky. (I personally believe that babies know full well how to wipe their butts, but just fake it so they can poop on you.) They can find Xmas present ... More >>

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    August 13, 2013

    LeBron James Says He's Happy In Miami; National Media Will Still Insist He's Going Elsewhere Anyway

    The Greatest Basketball Player in the Universe LeBron James sat down with ABC's Robin Roberts to discuss all things going on under the sun. Among those things is his impending free agency in the summer of 2014 that is sure to get make the national media's head 'splode. "I'm happy right now being in ... More >>

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    June 7, 2013

    Miami Heat Chokes Away Game One Against Spurs

    The Miami Heat were off to a fast start in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. From the tip-off, they controlled the tempo, played strong defense, and actually hit open J's. And then the fourth quarter happened. And the Heat suddenly morphed into a bunch of assholes in sneakers. And the Spurs' Tony Parker ... More >>

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    June 3, 2013

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. Makes $5.9 Million Bet on Heat To Win Tonight

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. ain't care. The boxer -- who is known for laying down huge wagers on crazy shit -- has reportedly plunked down $5.9 Million dollars on tonight's Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers. And you're struggling to stay cool because your h ... More >>

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    May 30, 2013
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    May 9, 2013

    Miami Heat Middle Finger Lady Was Once Accused of Killing Her Husband, Is Michael Jordan's Neighbor

    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 >>

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    March 28, 2013

    Top Ten Moments of the Miami Heat's 27-Game Winning Streak in GIF Form!

    The Miami Heat's epic run at the all-time NBA winning streak came to an end in Chicago on Wednesday night.And while the HATERZ and media and other various forms of troglodytic internet dwellers are celebrating a regular-season loss that is essentially as meaningless as their lives today, Heat fans a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2013

    Dennis Rodman Heading to North Korea; Might Fix Things or Usher Armageddon

    Former Chicago Bull, children's book author, and sometimes SoFla resident Dennis Rodman is headed to North Korea as an ambassador for sports diplomacy. Or something. The visit will be on Tuesday, just two weeks after North Korea stirred shit up by testing a nuclear bomb. Rodman will be arriving in ... More >>

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    February 15, 2013

    Chris Bosh Selected As All-Star Starter

    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 >>

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    February 6, 2013

    LeBron James: Ohio Rejects Vanity Plates Expressing Hatred for LBJ

    Apparently Ohioans being butthurt about LeBron James leaving Cleveland to join the Miami Heat is still a thing. So much so that the State of Ohio has been receiving requests for vanity plates that express hatred for all things LeBron. Because it's not enough to call a sports talk radio show or bur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2012

    Don't Worry, Miami: NBA Fans Everywhere Still Hate the Heat

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    Heat Fall to the Lowly Washington Wizards, 105-101

    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    August 9, 2012
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    August 2, 2012

    Dennis Rodman Has Written a Children's Book

    Former Chicago Bulls forward, local bar hopper, and occasional wedding-dress wearer Dennis Rodman has apparently written a children's book. The NBA Hall of Famer has teamed up with screenwriter Dustin Warburton, who penned the cinematic masterpiece Spiders 3D to write Dennis the Wild Bull, slated to ... More >>

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    January 26, 2012
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    September 22, 2011
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    April 6, 2011

    LeBron James' Face Plastered Around Miami Boys and Girls Club

    Photo by Rebecca MeiserYes, James has a furniture line.​The Decision ESPN special that heralded LeBron James' move from Cleveland to Miami last summer highlighted two sides of the NBA superstar: his ego, and his generosity.Although it inspired ridicule and resentment in many longtime fans, the one ... More >>

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    January 5, 2011

    Five Worst Moments of the Miami Dolphins Season

    ​We can all agree this has been an awful season for the Miami Dolphins. Even the thoughtful sage and conscience of the team has admitted he's angry at the way the year went. And now the franchise has all sorts of question marks going forward: the coach and general manager who might be gone, two ru ... More >>

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    December 30, 2010
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    December 18, 2010

    Top 5 'Justice Is Served' Moments Of The Week, From LeBron to a Former Madoff Investor

    via NBC Miami​Justice, or even injustice, is a concept often taken for granted as a function of democracy served in a courtroom. That is, until weeks like this come along, and we are reminded of what happens when people take justice into their own hands, in and out of the courts. Sometimes it's ug ... More >>

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    October 25, 2010

    Top Five LeBron James Poems as Tweeted Over the Weekend

    Congratulations to Justin Milone, one of the six finalists.​The six finalists for the WLRN Miami Herald Radio LeBron James poetry contest will be announced today in the sports section of the Miami Herald.But before any finalists were chosen the contest's coordinators had to sift through more than ... More >>

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    October 5, 2010

    LeBron James Jerseys for the Homeless: Six Days Left to Donate

    ​We've got a stack of wine-and-gold jerseys ready to clothe the homeless, and we're looking for more.As we mentioned last week, Miami New Times is giving away a pair of Miami Heat tickets to the person who donates the most LeBron James jerseys, shoes, and other goodies from the King's Cleveland da ... More >>

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    September 30, 2010
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    July 15, 2010
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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 >>

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    April 12, 2010

    Morning Juice: Father and Son Charged With Murdering Professor; Heat Beat Knicks

    ​Here's your look at the local news this Monday morning:Horrifying details have emerged in last week's murder of Nova professor Joseph Morrissey in his Plantation home. Randy Tunidor, 43, a tenant who was to be evicted from a property owned by Morrissey, has been arrested and charged with murder a ... More >>

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    April 1, 2010
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    March 2, 2010

    Lauderdale's Scottie Pippen to Avoid a Jordanesque Debacle in Hall Speech

    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 >>

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    February 25, 2010
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    January 21, 2010
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    April 13, 2009

    Easter Is a Time to Think About the Resurrection... of South Florida Sports

    If your Easter, Passover, Ostara (or whatever other religious holiday you may celebrate in Sspring) was filled with candy, it still wasn't as sweet as the South Florida sports scene recently. Yesterday, Dwyane Wade dropped a career-high 55 on the Knicks en route to securing the fifth seed on the Ea ... More >>

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    March 26, 2009

    D-Wade and Heat Have "One of Those Nights"

    Some important background on last night's Heat game:  Before last night, Dwyane Wade had never beaten the Indiana Pacers in Conseco Fieldhouse. After last night, same deal. But it was close: 90-88. Wade had the second-worst shooting game of his career; it included missing the final shot of the ... More >>

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    March 10, 2009

    D-Wade Makes Buzzer His Bitch

    The first time came at the end of the first half. Then again to tie the game at the end of regulation. Then, after he stole the ball from John Salmons with three seconds left in the second overtime, Wade hit a running three as time expired to give "El Heat" a 130-127 win over the Chicago Bulls. He's ... More >>

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    March 3, 2009

    When D-Wade and LeBron Square Off, We All Win

    At this point, they are the two leading candidates for league MVP. They are the NBA's top scorers, top names (with Kobe Bryant, perhaps), good friends, and oh yeah, Olympic teammates. There was no way a game in March could live up to hype like this. Except it did. In the end, LeBron's Cavs were jus ... More >>

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    February 25, 2009

    Lil Wayne Wears a Lil Wade, Aids in Heat Win

    It is officially a fashion trend. Since he took a Juwan Howard elbow to the face earlier this month and needed six stitches, the ever-stylish Dwyane Wade has been brandishing a series of personalized Band-Aid-like adhesive bandages (not to be confused with Band-Aids, pictured here) under his le ... More >>

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    November 20, 2008
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    January 10, 2008

    The Age of Entitlement

    Deluded Shaq limps ahead to meet hapless Bulls

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    November 1, 2006

    Wednesday Walkup

    Just got off the Jim DeFede Show on 940 AM regarding Charlie Crist. It was great because I got the time to tell most of the story and also answer DeFede's sometimes tough questions. His radio style is easy as a Sunday morning but never forget that DeFede is one of the hardest hitting -- and best -- ... More >>

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    December 16, 2004
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