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    November 26, 2014

    Top Turkeys of 2014: Six Florida Personalities We Loved to Hate This Year

    Tomorrow is Thanksgiving. You know this. What you also know is that it's a day of time-honored traditions like sharing a feast with loved ones, watching football with friends, watching Aunt Edna get drunk on boxed wine, and trying to explain to your mom why you're not married yet. Another time-hono ... More >>

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    November 18, 2014

    James Ennis and Shabazz Napier Ended Kevin Garnett and the Nets Last Night

    In the past four years, whenever the Miami Heat needed rescuing from a three-game losing streak, they'd turn to LeBron James. But obviously, those days are over, as King James has left the building. But no worries, Heat fans. Because there's apparently a new King James in town. Rookie James Ennis, ... More >>

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    November 13, 2014

    If The Miami Heat Lose, Bull Market Will Pay Your Bar Tab

    It's time to turn up the heat on the Miami Heat. At least at Bull Market, where winning and losing could mean the difference between you having a pricey bar tab -- or none at all. Sure, LeBron James is back in Cleveland, but the owners of Bull Market -- John Todora and Ian Rose -- are still rooting ... More >>

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    October 30, 2014

    James Ennis Ended Rasual Butler With a Dunk as Heat Win Season-Opener

    The Miami Heat kicked off the post-James era Wednesday night by having their new James -- James Ennis -- absolutely obliterate Washington Wizards guard Rasual Butler with a devastating dunk that shook the Earth and rattled the jewelry of those sitting in the lower bowl at the American Airlines Arena ... More >>

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    September 4, 2014

    Fort Lauderdale's Ten Most Pervasive Stereotypes: True or False?

    Fort Lauderdale can be a bit of an enigma these days. It's got a lot of canals, was once the spring-break capital of the world, and is often lost in the ubiquitous sexy glow of Miami Beach. So, is it a party town? A family town? Do people even go there anymore? What's up with the nightlife? Al ... More >>

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    August 1, 2014

    Top Ten South Florida Athletes Post-LeBron

    For the last four years it hasn't even been an argument. LeBron James (sigh) was the best athlete in South Florida. But now that the dirty liar/coward he's gone, things get interesting (read: less good) again. For example, this potential conversation could happen at any South Florida bar tonight. D ... More >>

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    July 29, 2014

    HeatLifer Hashtag Has Taken Over Twitter: Here Are The Best Ones

    Nothing brings an entire fan base together quite like LeBron James abandoning your team. And that's been more evident this offseason as Heat fans have rallied around Dwyane Wade and his magical #HeatLifer hashtag. Wade put the hashtag out there when he announced his return to the Heat, breathing ho ... More >>

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    July 28, 2014

    Seven Spots Where David Beckham Could Build His Stadium in Broward County

    Miami-Dade has given David Beckham a hard time in finding a place for his new soccer stadium. So now the rumblings have begun: He and his investors are considering Broward County. Some say it's an empty threat made only to pressure Miami. But before anyone scoffs at the idea of Beckham's putting h ... More >>

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    July 16, 2014

    Five Things South Florida Sports Fans Can Look Forward to Now That LeBron Has Left

    Ever since LeBron James left, shit has been weird in South Florida. The mood, at first, was grateful and appreciative. That was nice. Necessary, even. Then we got defiant, and Cocky Heat Fan returned, celebrating in a loud way the return of a roster that we didn't like a whole lot sans LeBron over t ... 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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    July 14, 2014

    Six Reasons the Miami Heat Is Going to Thrive Without LeBron James

    The Miami Heat had a rough weekend, what with LeBron James deciding to fly the proverbial escape pod back to Cleveland, where he'll try to win titles for a guy who once very publicly called him a coward. But something happened when all the dust settled. The Heat was still around. Pat Riley was sti ... More >>

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    July 11, 2014

    LeBron James' Indecision Is Over Dan Gilbert's Letter, According to Report

    So, turns out, according to ESPN, that the reason the entire basketball world is still being held hostage by LeBron James' indecision is over Cavs owner Dan Gilbert's infamous 2010 comic sans letter where he publicly blasted James. In the letter, Gilbert called LeBron's choice to freely sign with an ... More >>

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    July 11, 2014

    LeBron James Is Going Back to Play for the Cleveland Cavaliers

    LeBron James has told Sports Illustrated that he's going back to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers. In a letter dictated to SI's Lee Jenkins, LeBron says that he's going back home, and decided not to have a press conference in order to better explain himself.

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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 9, 2014

    LeBron James Rumors: Cavaliers Trade Players to Make Room for James

    We're officially at DEFCON HOLY CRAP with the LeBron James Decision 2.0. As he is set to meet with Heat team President Pat Riley in Las Vegas Wednesday afternoon, comes news that the Cleveland Cavaliers dealt away a big contract to make salary cap space for LeBron. This either means they know LeB ... 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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    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 3, 2014

    Miami Heat Free Agency Rumors: Here's What We Know So Far

    Free agency is well underway, and so far the Miami Heat has signed no one. In fact, all we have are rumors, speculation, and so-called "reports" swirling around all saying different things (or, in most cases, saying nothing at all). So what's a Heat fan to do? What's to be believed? Who is right? ... More >>

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    July 2, 2014

    LeBron James Deserves a Max Contract, and Dwyane Wade Isn't Worth His, According to Study

    LeBron James absolutely deserves the max contract he is reportedly asking for, while Dwyane Wade should not be paid like a superstar. This, according to common sense but also according to a statistical study put together by According to the report, which breaks down how Heat players ... More >>

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    June 24, 2014

    LeBron James Will Opt Out of Contract, ESPN's Chris Broussard Tweets

    ESPN analyst Chris Broussard Tweeted this morning that LeBron James will opt out of his Miami Heat contract, throwing the NBA and Miami Heat into chaos. Broussard Tweeted at 9:23 a.m. that LeBron's agent, Rich Paul, has told the Heat he will exercise the player option on his contract. LeBron Jame ... 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. ‚Äč ... 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

    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 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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    May 29, 2014

    Heat Lose Game 5 in the Most Insufferable Way

    The Miami Heat fell 93-90 to the Indiana Pacers in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals match-up Wednesday night. Paul George had the game of his life, and the Pacers were able to muster a big performance to avoid elimination. Of course, it's much easier to win a game against the Miami Heat whe ... 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 27, 2014

    Chris Bosh Unleashed His Dino-Vengeance on the Pacers

    Chris Bosh kicked the Pacers' asses right through their foreheads. In what was his best performance against his bumpy history with Indiana, Bosh managed to come out with a molten-lava-hot shooting hand and buried the Pacers in the Heat's 102-90 Game 4 victory. In the first three games of this seri ... 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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    May 26, 2014

    Lance Stephenson Says LeBron's Trash Talk Is a "Sign of Weakness"

    Here are some things you should never attempt: Kick a hornet's nestTaunt a rabid dogMoon a cop while driving 98 mphPunch a sharkLather yourself in honey and then scream at a bearCall a very large man a bad nameSay dumb things about LeBron James when he's in the middle of obliterating your playoff h ... More >>

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    May 22, 2014

    18 Reasons Why Rooting for the Pacers Over the Heat Is Dumb

    On Wednesday, the good folks over at Buzzfeed put together yet another one of their massive listicles that get read by billions of people all over the Interwebs. This one, titled 18 Reasons You Should Cheer for the Pacers Over the Heat, was a doozy. We assume this is some kind of guide for people ... More >>

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    May 21, 2014

    LeBron James and Dwyane Wade Unleash Their Combined Awesomeness on Pacers

    Down 0-1? Lance Stephenson hitting ridiculous shots? The Pacers offense suddenly looking like the Showtime Lakers? Pffft. No problem. Not when you've got a perfectly good Dwyane Wade and LeBron James whom you can unleash on your enemies. The dynamic duo once again blew up shit with their awesomene ... More >>

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    May 20, 2014

    The Six Best Udonis Haslem Moments

    Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra announced Tuesday that Udonis Haslem would be starting Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Indiana Pacers. It's a move that, frankly, should've been done in Game 1. UD brings height, defensive intensity, and a scowling badassery to the Heat tha ... More >>

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    May 19, 2014

    Indiana Pacers Strike First Blood in Game 1 Over the Heat

    Well, that was rough. The Miami Heat dropped Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals to the Indiana Pacers 107-96 in a game in which Miami never even led. It was a swift and rough kick right to the pills from the get-go and featured one of the most frustrating performances by the Heat since, well ... More >>

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    May 15, 2014

    LeBron James and Ray Allen Combine Forces to Wreck the Nets, Lead Miami to the Eastern Conference Finals

    The Miami Heat clinched its Eastern Conference semifinal matchup against Brooklyn on Wednesday night, beating the Nets 96-94 in a thriller that saw Miami pull off a comeback led by LeBron James and Ray Allen. The Nets were not going to go quietly. Everything they threw toward the basket went in. Ba ... More >>

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    May 13, 2014

    Paul Pierce Immediately Regrets Asking to Guard LeBron James; Heat Takes 3-1 Series Lead

    The Miami Heat took a 3-1 lead in its Eastern Conference semifinal matchup against Brooklyn on Monday night, beating the Nets 102-96. 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 have noticed. Come ... More >>

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    May 12, 2014

    LeBron James Says He Feels Good About the Heat Because of LeBron James

    The Miami Heat became the last team to lose a game among those remaining in the playoffs on Saturday, when the Brooklyn Nets took Game 3. And now that they're only leading the best-of-seven series 2-1, the Nets' Paul Pierce has decided to do that thing where he chirps up and says a bunch of things ... More >>

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    May 9, 2014

    Ray Allen and Chris Bosh Combine Super Powers to Help Heat Take 2-0 Series Lead Over the Nets

    The Miami Heat took a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference Semi-Final matchup against Brooklyn Thursday night, beating the Nets 94-82. 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 have noticed. Co ... 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 28, 2014

    Dr. Jack Ramsay, Legendary Heat Announcer, NBA Champion, Dead at 89

    LENNARRRD! LENARRRRRD! SLAMMAAAAHHH!! ALONZO MOURNING WITH THE STUFFFAHHH!! Simply the greatest calls in Miami Heat broadcast history. The man and legend who made those calls, Dr. Jack Ramsay, passed away in his sleep Sunday night at the age of 89 after a long bout with cancer. Ramsay coached ... More >>

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    April 24, 2014

    Five Things We Learned From the Miami Heat's Game 2 Win Over the Bobcats

    The Miami Heat took a 2-0 lead in its first-round matchup against the Charlotte Bobcats with a 101-97 victory Wednesday night. While there are plenty of game recaps to peruse, we at the Pulp like to dig deeper and get into some specific stuff you may or may not have noticed. Come along with us thr ... More >>

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    April 17, 2014

    Top Ten Miami Heat Moments of the 2013-14 Regular Season

    The 2013-14 NBA regular season finally came to an end Wednesday night, and the playoff matchups are all set. The Heat will begin its quest for a third-straight title on Sunday when it hosts the Charlotte Bobcats at the American Airlines Arena at 3:30 p.m. (EST). It's been a harrowing regular seas ... More >>

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