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 >>
"I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm gay."
Washington Wizard -- and ex-teammate of the Heat's Mike Miller -- Jason Collins has just become the first active openly gay player in the four major American sports (NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL).
- An Open Letter to LeBron James to Join the ... More >>
Update: Lewis was asked about the report during Super Bowl media day on Tuesday afternoon, and he denied ever using PEDs. The Ravens say Lewis never tested positive for any substance.It's been a banner day for banned substances in sports!
First off, there's our sister paper's report on a Miami clin ... More >>
In the least shocking news of the entire history of human persons, Sports Illustrated has named LeBron James the 2012 Sportsman of the Year.
All LeBron pretty much did this year is cleave the earth with his astounding awesomeness by winning his first NBA title for your Miami Heat, won his third NBA ... More >>
The Bucs did a cool thing this week.We're not anywhere near Tampa, but the Dolphins have had one winning season in six years, and the Marlins went and stole a half-billion dollars from taxpayers to build a stadium, so here's a story that shows that at least one Florida sports team can make a nice ge ... More >>
Bobby KentYou know at a stadium, when they play that "Charge!" thing over the PA? It's the kind of annoying tradition that people never stop and think about -- and certainly people never wonder who first came up with it.Well Bobby Kent (pictured), co-owner of Pompano Beach's Hollbrand Music Publi ... More >>
Never has the word dickwad been used with such eloquence. If you don't frequent the journalism aggregate website Gangrey.com, you are missing out on some of the best writing in the country (in addition to an occasional New Times story).But more recently, you've been missing a very entertaining (a ... More >>
The yacht where Florida's Senate candidate offered celebrities a chance at redemption.Senate candidate Jeff Greene has taken a beating in the national press this week for all the mayhem that has occurred aboard his 145-foot yacht, the Summerwind. Former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson told Spor ... More >>
• Party like a patriot at Il
Bacio, where on Sunday, May 30, the niteclubby Delray restaurant
will host its "Wet, White and Blue" bash. On tap for the event, which
begins at 6 p.m., are live reggae from Hard Drive; drinks specials from
Bacardi, 1800 Tequila and 42 Below vo ... More >>
Flickr: Ganon Baker BasketballKnight (center) at a basketball skills camp in Dallas.When Brandon Knight committed to the University of Kentucky earlier this month, he did not do so in the usual way that high school athletes do, by signing a letter of intent. Rather, the Pine Crest School point gu ... More >>
PhotobucketFormer supermodel and Sports Illustrated veteran, Stephanie SeymourWhat is the sweetest way a supermodel can stick it to her much-older soon-to-be ex spouse? Check out the steamy spread in Vanity Fair's December issue, to see how Stephanie Seymour answers that question. The 41-year-old ... More >>
Flickr: insectoverlordsYorvit TorrealbaYorbit Torrealba, the Rockies catcher who lives in Hollywood during the offseason, hit the two-run homer yesterday to cement his team's against the defending World Series champion Philadelphia Phillies. But Torrealba had been feeling lucky long before he con ... More >>
Madison Keys, 14, of Boca Raton
Sports Illustrated has an interesting piece this week on 14 American teenagers who have "already found their places in the sun" but have promise to become the next generation of superstar athletes.
Two of those teens are 14-year-olds from South F ... More >>
It was the weekend of positives, including a positive story about a plane crash. The most stimulating revelation came from a Sports Illustrated report that longtime Miami resident Alex Rodriguez tested positive for two different banned steroids during his 2003 MVP season with th ... More >>
Combine a martial artist from Miami, a boxing trainer from Detroit, a mild-mannered Guyanese heavyweight, a dreadlocked ex-contender, and some Seminole money, and you get South Florida's hottest new boxing gym