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    July 11, 2014

    Five Ways to Get Over Your LeBron Heartbreak (According to a Clevelander)

    As your resident Clevelander living and working now in South Florida, let me just say that I'm glad this roller-coaster has finally hit the breaks. A couple weeks back, when someone told me LeBron might re-sign with the Cavs, I brushed it off as homer, pipe-dream BS. After one shirtless trainer's tw ... More >>

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    July 8, 2014

    Five Reasons LeBron is Going to Cleveland (According to a Clevelander)

    Well hell, this is getting out of hand. Miami megastar LeBron James is gargling over his free agency options, and us lugs are camping out on our duffs all day, sweating and refreshing Twitter every 30 seconds or so. And what makes it all worse, for those of us from Cleveland, is that we've been here ... More >>

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    July 8, 2014

    Carmelo Anthony to the Heat if Chris Bosh Leaves, According to Reports

    Ok, so this is just adding crazy to all the other crazy. As LeBron James holds the NBA hostage with what his decision will be, news has begun to swirl that the reason fellow-free agent prize Carmelo Anthony has been slow to decide where he's going is because he's hoping to join LeBron in Miami as a ... More >>

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    June 27, 2014

    Miami Heat and Pat Riley -- The Godfather -- Draft Shabazz Napier

    Remember when LeBron James was watching the NCAA Championship earlier this year and tweeted this about UConn's Shabazz Napier? No way u take another PG in the lottery before Napier.— LeBron James (@KingJames) April 8, 2014 You know who did remember that tweet? Riles, that's who. With Jame ... More >>

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    June 10, 2014

    Little Birdman Gianni Zandri Wants the Trophy Back

    If you plan to watch tonight's Miami Heat NBA Finals home opener against the San Antonio Spurs, you might notice a curious sight down in the fourth row of Section 116. It will be one of South Florida's weirdest media sensations: Little Birdman. Yeah, 11-year-old Gianni Zandri will again likely be ... More >>

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    June 6, 2014

    Gatorade Apologizes for LeBron James-Related Tweets

    As LeBron James was losing a battle against debilitating muscle cramps, because he is, after all, a human and not a cyborg, energy-drink-maker Gatorade was getting all trolly with the King during the game. Or, at least whoever runs the Gatorade Twitter account was. Because they were laying it on p ... More >>

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    May 28, 2014

    The Ten Best Chris Bosh Moments

    In case you missed it, Chris Bosh delivered some righteous nut punching on the Indiana Pacers on Monday as he helped the Heat take a commanding 3-1 series lead in the Eastern Conference Finals. Also in case you missed it, Bosh made it clear on the Dan LeBatard Show on Tuesday that he wants to stay ... 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 >>

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    April 29, 2014

    Five Things We Learned From the Miami Heat Sweeping the Charlotte Bobcats

    The Miami Heat took care of business Monday night, beating the Charlotte Bobcats 109-98 and sweeping their first round playoff series in the process. While there are plenty of game and series recaps to peruse, we at the Pulp like to dig deeper and get into some specific stuff you may or may not hav ... More >>

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    April 4, 2014

    Blackfish Producer to Be Honored by PETA at Sublime Vegan Restaurant

    Manny Oteyza, best-known as the producer of the documentary Blackfish that was watched by more than 21 million people on CNN, will be honored by Fort Lauderdale philanthropist and restaurateur Nanci Alexander at her Fort Lauderdale gourmet vegan hot spot Sublime Restaurant & Bar this weekend. Fre ... More >>

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    January 15, 2014

    Barack Obama Welcomes Miami Heat to the White House For Second Consecutive Year

    President Barack Obama welcomed your NBA champion Miami Heat to the White House Tuesday afternoon, reliving the glory that was the 2012-13 season, Ray Allen's Game 6 shot, and poking fun at Mario Chalmers. Obama, who is known for being a big basketball fan, and has hosted LeBron James and Dwyane Wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2013

    Mike Miller Might Sue the Heat Over "Bling King" Scam

    While Mike Miller is no longer with the Miami Heat (he was amnestied over the summer, and is now with the Memphis Grizzlies) he'll always have a special place in Heat lore. Who can forget his Game 5 NBA Finals performance against the Thunder when he put down 7 three-pointers? Or his one-shoe heroic ... More >>

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    September 17, 2013

    Steve Kerr Says the Heat Won't Three-Peat in 2014

    In probably what is the least shocking news in the history of everything, former Chicago Bull and current TNT NBA analyst Steve Kerr says that the Miami Heat will fall short of a three-peat in 2014. In fact, he goes on to say that not only will the Heat not three-peat but that it'll not even make i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2013

    Greg Oden to Sign with the Heat

    Greg Oden will sign with the Miami Heat. Oden, the former first-overall pick of the 2007 NBA Draft, has agreed to a two-year deal with Miami worth the veteran's minimum, with an opt-out next Summer, according to ESPN. Oden, who has had what was a promising career derailed by knee injuries, was dec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2013

    Mike Miller Has Been Amnestied by Miami Heat

    According to multiple reports, the Miami Heat will amnesty Mike Miller. Although earlier reports said the Heat would not be exercising its amnesty clause this year, it looks like it's officially going to be Miller, AKA Let It Fly, AKA Teen Wolf, AKA Mystic Wolfman, AKA Pet Sematary, AKA Shoeless Mi ... More >>

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    July 11, 2013
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    July 10, 2013

    Miami Heat Re-Sign Birdman to One-Year Deal

    When the Miami Heat signed Chris Andersen his past January, your friendly neighborhood Pulpist called the acquisition a "low-risk, high reward for a team desperately in need of a high-energy-crash-the-boards-at all-costs kind of a player." NAILED IT. And now, the Birdman will be returning, as the ... More >>

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    June 24, 2013

    Florida Teen Shot In Head During Heat Celebration Expected to Recover

    A Miramar teen was shot in the head on Thursday night, by what police suspect was a stray bullet fired outside the teen's home during celebrations for the Miami Heat's NBA championship victory. Brandon Reid, 15, was shot just below the ear from a bullet that came through the sliding glass door jus ... More >>

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    June 21, 2013

    LeBron James Tells Media "Get the F*ck Outta My Face" During Locker Room Celebration

    After the Miami Heat players clobbered the San Antonio Spurs and crushed the spirits of Heat Haterz America and got their trophy, T-shirts, and caps, they headed into the locker room to spray champagne on one another and get the crazy started. The Miami Herald's Kabir Khiatani took some video of th ... More >>

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    June 4, 2013

    Miami Heat Wrecks the Pacers in Game 7, Heads for the NBA Finals for Third Straight Year

    Your Miami Heat is headed to its third-straight NBA Finals after vanquishing the Indiana Pacers in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals, 99-76. While Indiana gave Miami all it could handle in this series, it was the Heat's stifling defense coupled with the world-devouring awesomeness of LeBron J ... More >>

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    May 8, 2013

    Erik Spoelstra Is Glad He Didn't Win Coach of the Year

    Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra did not win the 2013 NBA Coach of Year, coming in second in votes to Denver Nuggets coach George Karl. And that's the way Spo wants it. "I was probably more pleased this morning than George Karl," Spoelstra said when told Karl beat him for the award. The reas ... More >>

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    April 30, 2013

    LeBron James Expresses Support for Jason Collins

    The news of Jason Collins' coming out was met with mostly support (and some stupidity), particularly in NBA circles. See also: -Heat, Dolphins Stars React Very Differently to Jason Collins Story Dwyane Wade was the first of the Miami Heat players to express his support via Twitter. And now LeBron ... More >>

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    April 8, 2013

    Pat Riley Wants the Miami Heat to Keep Destroying the NBA for Another Ten Seasons

    As LeBron James has plowed through the league in a Heat uniform, laying waste to NBA teams and haters since arriving in the summer of 2010, one nagging "report" has continued to nag at the center of it all: LeBron might opt out of his 2014 Miami Heat contract and go back to Cleveland! While those i ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    October 22, 2012

    NBA GM Survey: Heat Will Beat the Lakers in the Finals

    NBA.com took their annual general manager survey recently and, according to the consensus, the Miami Heat will repeat as NBA champions, this time beating the L.A. Lakers. The thirty GMs of the NBA were asked 57 questions with topics ranging from who will win the MVP, to best off-season moves, to be ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

  • 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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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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    March 16, 2011

    Dwyane Wade Credits Custody Decision for Recent Heat Success

    ​Dwyane Wade's long, public divorce and custody battle finally came to a conclusion at the end of last week, with a Chicago judge awarding the father custody of his two young sons. The next day, the Heat avenged a 30-point loss to the San Antonio Spurs with a 30-point stomping of their own.While d ... More >>

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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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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    March 11, 2010
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    July 9, 2009
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    April 2, 2009
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    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 >>

  • Calendar

    December 18, 2008

    Let’s Start the Debate

    Number one pick Derrick Rose versus number two pick Michael Beasley

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    December 4, 2008

    Pint Guard

    Charlotte’s D.J. Augustin may be a mini-Wade, but bigger is better

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    November 20, 2008
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    November 1, 2007

    Preseasoning

    Your 2007-08 Heat: Winless when it doesn’t count

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    October 18, 2007

    It’s Tony Parker’s World

    We just buy his jersey

  • Blogs

    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 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 >>

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    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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