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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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    July 7, 2014

    Houston Rockets Offer Chris Bosh Four-Year $96 Million Deal, Heat Twitter Melts Down

    And just like that, Miami Heat free agency has gone plaid. ESPN's Chris Broussard is reporting that the Houston Rockets have offered Chris Bosh a max deal for 4 years, $96 million. In addition to that, Broussard says Bosh is considering the offer after supposedly having had a conversation with LeBr ... More >>

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    June 19, 2014

    Pat Riley's State-of-the-Heat Address: Here Are The Most Important Things The Man Said

    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 >>

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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 13, 2014

    LeBron James Forced to Play the Spurs by Himself as Heat Go Down 3-1

    For the second game in a row, the San Antonio Spurs absolutely blew up on the Miami Heat, won the game 107-86, and are now a win away from having all of America hold the world's largest circle-jerk party to celebrate their unified irrational and stupid hatred for a professional basketball team. ​ ... More >>

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    June 12, 2014

    Carmelo Anthony to the Heat? Reports Say It's a Real Possibility

    Sure, the Miami Heat are currently in the middle of trying to defeat the 15-headed hydra known as the San Antonio Spurs in the Finals, but it's never too early for so-crazy-it-might-be-true rumors. Also, it's fun to keep making American super mad at us. Turns out, two separate reports have come ou ... More >>

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    June 11, 2014

    Spurs Hit Every Single Shot They Put Up as Heat Wilts in Game 3

    Well, that was rough. Game 3 started and the San Antonio Spurs rained down swords and knives onto the Miami Heat for the crotch-punching 111-92 win at American Airlines Arena. It was an onslaught from the beginning, as the Spurs hit 75 percent of their shots, obliterating NBA Finals records and ta ... More >>

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    June 10, 2014

    Dwyane Wade Flop: Are Heat Better Without Him?

    Dwyane Wade has been fined $5,000 for his Game 2 flop against the San Antonio Spurs. And deservedly so. The NBA says flopping is illegal, and has tried to curb the act by fining players when they do. And Wade's Game 2 flop was a doozy. (The league issued a $5000 fine) Although it came against Manu ... 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 6, 2014

    Miami Heat Loses Game 1 to Broken Air Conditioner

    The Spurs needed 90 percent shooting in the fourth quarter and the aid of a machine to beat LeBron James and the Miami Heat 110-95 Thursday night in San Antonio. The Heat took control of Game 1 in the third quarter of the NBA Finals matchup against the San Antonio Spurs. Miami's blitzkrieg defense ... More >>

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    June 5, 2014

    33 Questions for the Miami Heat's Finals Rematch Against the San Antonio Spurs

    Well. Here we are. The two best teams in the world ready to square off tonight at 9 on ABC. This 2014 NBA Finals is a rematch of last year's Finals between the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs. And it promises to be a doozy. With the series kicking off tonight and Vegas fluctuating between ... More >>

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    June 4, 2014

    Top 19 Things More Exciting Than Tim Duncan

    Game 1 of the NBA Finals rematch between the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs gets kicked off Thursday night. And so far, the story of the week leading up to tip-off has been that Tim Duncan said something interesting. Well, interesting by his standards. After their Western Conference Finals-clinch ... 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 21, 2014

    Six Greatest Mike Miller Moments with the Miami Heat

    Mike Miller will be making his first visit back to the American Airlines Arena tonight since being amnestied and signing with the Memphis Grizzlies. And the Miami Heat have already announced that they'll be giving him his 2013 NBA championship ring during a special ceremony prior to tip-off. Acco ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    June 21, 2013

    MIAMI HEAT ARE 2013 NBA CHAMPIONS!

    After a gut-wrenching series that featured ups and downs and had all our balls in our stomachs, the Miami Heat has completed its quest for back-to-back championships and defeated the San Antonio Spurs in an epic Game 7. LeBron James brought the devastation, scoring 37 points, grabbing 12 rebounds, ... More >>

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    June 20, 2013

    Erik Spoelstra Needs to Play Dwyane Wade Less Tonight

    Here we are. Game 7 has arrived, and all the happy good fun times of that crazy Game 6 victory have turned back to angst-ridden nervousness. We'd be having a lot more fun with this if our balls weren't in our assholes right now. Still, it's here, and we need to buck up and get prepped. And as Hea ... More >>

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    June 19, 2013

    Miami Heat Storms Back Against Spurs in Epic Game 6 Comeback

    Seven seconds. The Miami Heat was seven seconds away from losing its NBA crown and watching the San Antonio Spurs celebrate a championship on its home court. Heat fans were seven seconds away from having their hearts ripped out of their chests and their souls condemned to a weary and sullen existe ... More >>

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    June 17, 2013

    Heat Get Torched by Spurs Again, Are One Loss Away From Elimination

    Just as it was in Game 3 of these roller coaster NBA Finals, the San Antonio Spurs caught fire in Game 5, and torched the Miami Heat with a 60 percent shooting performance that has the world champs at the brink of total destruction. The series switches back to Miami (finally!), and the Heat will n ... More >>

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    June 14, 2013

    Dwyane Wade Explodes on the Spurs as Heat Ties Series 2-2

    Remember when Dwyane Wade was a liability to the Heat in these Finals and we all wrote him off, like a bunch of assholes? Pffft. Wade dropped his pants, and then he dropped 32 points in Miami's 109-93 Game 4 beatdown of the San Antonio Spurs to even the series at two-games apiece. MV3 turned on t ... More >>

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    June 12, 2013

    Spurs' Three-Point Barrage Devastates Heat in Game 3

    The Miami Heat entered San Antonio for Game 3 looking to build on its Game 2 19-point blowout win and take a 2-1 series lead. Instead, the Heat was routed 133-77, destroyed by a barrage of three-pointers from the Spurs that never seemed to end. Every time you looked, the Spurs were hitting anothe ... More >>

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    June 10, 2013

    LeBron James Obliterates Tiago Splitter With a Devastating Block, Leads Heat to 1-1 Series Tie

    With the Heat facing the prospect of having to travel to San Antonio down 0-2 in their best-of-seven NBA Finals series, Miami found itself in its most must-win game of the season on Sunday night. The Spurs had come off a gut-punching victory over Miami in Game 1, highlighted by a Tony Parker's circ ... 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 7, 2013

    Eight Reasons San Antonio Is the Worst Place Ever

    So last night didn't exactly go as planned. Thanks to some Globetrotter gymnastics on the part of Tony Parker, San Antonio took the lead in the NBA finals 1-0. Something certainly kick-started the old-ass Spurs on the court. It might have just been the fact that they were playing for all the marbles ... More >>

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    June 6, 2013

    Eleven Things More Exciting Than Tim Duncan

    Did you know that Game 1 of the NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs kicks off tonight? True story! And while we're all living in the midst of one the most dynamic, exciting basketball players in the history of the game with LeBron James, the majority of Basketball America i ... More >>

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    April 1, 2013

    Chris Bosh, Miami Heat Take Down San Antonio Spurs Without LeBron James and Dwyane Wade

    Prior to Sunday's big-time-holy-crap-it's-maybe-a-possible-NBA-Finals-preview game against the mighty San Antonio Spurs, Miami Heat Head Coach Erik Spoelstra announced that the team would be without LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Mario Chalmers. All three were apparently dinged up and in need of re ... More >>

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    January 24, 2013

    Miami Heat Worth $625 Million, According to Forbes

    With three of the league's biggest egotistical asshats superstars filling out their roster, not to mention a fresh championship, you would think the Heat would at least land in the top five when it comes to the highest valued NBA franchises. Almost, but not quite, so says Forbes. According to the bi ... More >>

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    November 13, 2012

    LeBron James Exploded on the Rockets Last Night

    We've seen it before. And yet, every time he does it, it's like witnessing a supernova in person for the very first time. It may take some work to grapple with LeBron's awesomeness. Breaking down his game might be counterintuitive. Only because, even though we think we've seen this kind of game be ... 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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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    April 18, 2011

    After the First Weekend of NBA Playoffs, Miami Heat New Vegas Favorite

    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 >>

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    December 30, 2010
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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 >>

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    February 4, 2010
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    November 19, 2009
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    October 15, 2009
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    October 8, 2009
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    January 1, 2009

    Dull Like a Fox

    San Antonio is more entertaining than you think

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    October 16, 2008

    Hot Helped Heat

    Miami the worst team in the NBA? That’s so last year.

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    January 24, 2008

    Winners Ought to Quit

    With stars aching, Heat should chill

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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 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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