The Miami Heat (11-3) pushed the winning streak to seven games Monday night with a 107-92 win against the Phoenix Suns. The LeBron James ioS 2013 update continues to get rave reviews, finishing with 35 points, five rebounds, and four assists. Ray Allen had 17 points, and Chris Andersen chipped in 11 ... More >>
Talk about unsportsmanlike conduct. The Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens threw massive shade at the Miami Heat today on their official Facebook and Twitter accounts by posting some selective side-by-side shots of the Miami Heat's championship parade and their own Super Bowl celebration. See als ... More >>
Olympus is now one game away from falling. The Miami Heat stuck to the script and followed their Game Four win with a loss, dropping Game Five to the Spurs 114-104. We had a game mid-way through the third quarter, then San Antonio candy crushed the Miami Heat's entire life with an epic 19-1 run that ... More >>
We have reached the season three finale of Miami Heat Against the World, the greatest show in television history. Just when you think the show has peaked and might get canceled, it gets renewed for another four episodes. In its third consecutive finals appearance, the Heat now takes on the San Ant ... More >>
With absolutely nothing left to play for in the regular season, the Miami Heat threw out a hodgepodge starting lineup against Cleveland Monday night and won anyway. Behind Norris Cole and his 16 points, 11 rebounds, and nine assists, the Heat B C team pulled out a gutsy win, the kind that once again ... More >>
LeBron James scored 24 points and Dwyane Wade had 22, leading the Heat to a 105-93 victory over the Chicago Bulls Sunday. The win moved Miami to 36-4, breaking the prior record of 35-6 set by the 2004-05 Heat.Chalmers and Birdman Andersen both scored 15 in the win, while Carlos Boozer finished with ... More >>
With the game tied at 103 and less than 20 seconds left, the basketball found itself exactly where Miami Heat fans would prefer it never leave: LeBron James's hands. Game. Blouses. It's a Miami Heat World right now, ladies and gentlemen, and we are just living in it.James rattled in a jumper with 10 ... More >>
Last night, the Miami Heat racked up its 23rd straight win and now stands alone as having the second-longest winning streak in NBA history. The team is ten wins away from tying the record with the 1971-72 Lakers, and 11 from owning it outright.Can they do it? An oddsmaker has given them 1-in-6 odds.
Most of the world has moved on from LeBron James' decision to leave Cleveland and play for the Miami Heat, but at least one man is still mad about it. The lawyer for Muhammad Rahim, an Al-Qaeda member who served as a translator for Osama bin Laden and who is currently being held in Guantanamo Bay, h ... More >>
Perhaps no sports gossip in recent memory has persisted as long and as strong as the rumor that LeBron James' mom Gloria had an affair with her son's former Cleveland Cavaliers teammate Delonte West. In part, the rumors stuck around so long because no one involved was exactly denying it, but now ... More >>
The world already knows that LeBron James is a shitty tipper, thanks to the investigative sleuths of the Cleveland Scene. A few years ago, that alt-weekly newspaper exposed that The King left a ten dollar gratuity on an $800 steakhouse bill for himself and teammates. Now the Scene has published th ... More >>
Remember when the Miami Heat sucked? Good golly, did they suck. This was a team so horrible they didn't get a single win until the 18th game of their inaugural 1988-89 season. In fact, the team's all-time record had never been above .500. Yep, when taking into consideration every single regular-s ... More >>
So, apparently LeBron James isn't exactly a big fan of Miami Heat prez Pat Riley's management style. And unless Riley heads into retirement soon, James is supposedly thinking about packing up and taking his talents back to Cleveland. That's according to FoxSportsOhio.com columnist Sam Amico, ... More >>
Not many 6'2" rookies can manage to steal the spotlight away from a collection of future Hall of Famers in their second NBA game ever. Not many 28th place draft picks manage to be the main man responsible for saving the defending East Conference Champs from an embarrassing fourth quarter collapse ... More >>
A second round of excerpts from Shaquille O'Neal upcoming Autobiography have hit the web. In the first round, Shaq detailed his near-fight with Pat Riley, but in the latest the first Miami Heat messiah criticizes our current one, LeBron James.
Remember Scott Raab? The lifetime Cleveland sports fan who set out to chronicle LeBron James' first season for Esquire only to get banned from American Airlines Arena by the Heat for calling the star "the whore of Akron"? Well, he's been busy at work penning a book entitled, obviously, The Whore ... More >>
Finally! The thing that will make me good at basketball!He's a jerk. Filmmakers don't want him in their LeBron-themed movies. He somehow pissed off Taiwan. The Decision, The Decision, The Decision. LeBron James, as Riptide has reported countless times, is the most hated man in sports.But damn, ca ... More >>
It was a long time coming, but LeBron James finally apologized to the city of Cleveland last night after the Miami Heat beat the Boston Celtics in round two of the playoffs. James must have been in a bittersweet mood after vanquishing the Celtics. Sure, he's made it to the conference finals a couple ... More >>
Usually Miami Beach is a place where professional athletes go to get in trouble, not their mothers. Several reports claim that LeBron James' mother Gloria James was arrested early this morning at the Fontainebleau resort and could be hit with misdemeanor charges of simple battery.
LeBron James' probably won't be staring in any Cleveland tourism commercials anytime soon, but it doesn't seem that his controversial move to Miami has impacted his commercial value any. James has been shilling for State Farm insurance since 2008, and his latest ad with the company has him dancin ... More >>
Tonight, the Miami Heat travel to Madison Square Garden to face off against the New York Knicks, who are suddenly relevant again for the first time in years. Of course, New Yorkers are a hell of a lot more excited for the match than Miamians. They're still fuming over the fact that LeBron broke C ... More >>
Unless the Heat somehow manage to only drop two games the rest of the regular season, the hopes that the team can match the '96 Chicago Bulls 72-win season may have to wait until at least next season. Though, the streaking squad is already knocking on the door at meeting or beating another NB ... More >>
After an off-season that can be described only as batshit, the NBA regular season is finally upon us as LeBron James makes his long-awaited debut as a member of the Miami Heat. Never in the history of mankind has someone been so reviled for choosing to move from Cleveland to Miami ... More >>
Photo by Jacob KatelWe recently teamed up with Cleveland Scene for an unconventional clothing drive. Rather than burning beautiful, barely-worn LeBron Cavs jerseys in front of Quicken Loans Arena, we encouraged former LBJ fans to help clothes Miami's homeless by donating their unwanted NBA gear.A ... More >>
Driving around Downtown from now on, you may notice that seemingly every homeless person is now wearing a LeBron James-themed jersey, T-shirt, sweatshirt, wristbands, sneakers, or embroidered blanket. Yeah, that was us.
LeBron James is now the sixth most hated athlete in America after his decision to ditch Cleveland and join a superteam in Miami. He now says that part of the backlash he endured stems from racial issues. James made the comments in an interview that aired on CNN yesterday and is not backing down from ... More >>
WorldRedEye.comThis LeBron James character is a tough one to figure out. We want to love him. But is he but a grifter, on the rebound from a monster relationship, trying to cheaply win our heart?
Two gossip blogs are reporting that LeBron James finally popped the question to Savannah Brinson, his longtime girlfriend and mother of his two kids, last night. Is King James following in the footsteps of his recently engaged teammate Chris Bosh and about to head down the aisle?
Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado believes in up-to-date homeless sports fashion.It was a funny, inspired idea on the part of a few forward-thinking Clevelanders: Ship pallets of Cavaliers' LeBron James jerseys -- those that weren't in flames -- to Miami to give to the local homeless. But nothing is si ... More >>
The Three Kings will start their quest to utterly destroy all other NBA teams with their awesomeness in Boston. The NBA leaked parts of its 2010-11 schedule last night, and it has the Miami Heat opening their season against the defending Eastern Conference Champion Boston Celtics. And, in a game ... More >>
Cleveland Caveliers owner Dan Gilbert came across as a whiny, sore loser when he posted his now infamous pissed-off, Comic Sans screed when LeBron James dared join the Miami Heat. He called James' actions "heartless and callous" and promised that the Cavs would win a championship before the Heat ... More >>
via @youbigdummyKanye was improbably backstageSports commentators weren't the only ones nervously watching LeBron James' fireworks spectacular last night on ESPN. In the celebrity twitterverse, the rich and famous were just as worried as New York, Cleveland and Miami fans about where their fellow ... More >>
Lee KleinThis could be yours!OK, LeBron, all you have to do is let the word Miami mellifluously slide from your lips tonight and everybody will be happy. Extremely happy. And we know you'll be besieged with all sorts of stuff as soon as you make your announcement, so feel free to print out this c ... More >>
I chooose..... Memphis.Welcome to The Greatest Event In The History of Your Life! It's the LeBron James The Decision live-blog. Because an event this monumental must be live-blogged, even if he decides to screw the city of Miami over.Will he stay in Cleveland? Will ... More >>
We have no idea how much to believe Jalen Rose, an ESPN analyst (read: not an actual reporter) and former player, but he Tweeted today that there's no way LeBron James is returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers next season.#NBA BREAKING NEWS (research/sources say) It is almost CERTAIN that LEBRON JA ... More >>
Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James announced that he just sent in paperwork to have his uniform number changed from 23 to 6. The official word is that it's a tribute to Michael Jordan, though the number 23 figures quite prominently into the logo used for his Nike apparel. Why the sudd ... More >>
by Keith Allison via WikiCommons cc2.0The Dwyane Wade situation is pretty clear: he wants to stay in Miami, but also demands the Heat commit to making another championship run by signing another superstar. Now, just about everyone in the world, except for Cleveland fans and whoever is in cha ... More >>
A suspicious bag led to the temporary shut-down of a concourse at Miami International Airport. [LATimes]More than 100 manatees have turned up dead this year, with many deaths attributed to the cold snap earlier this month. [CBS4]A grandmother in North Miami is being charged with manslaughter after h ... More >>
Commissioner Angel Gonzalez will resign Friday as part of an agreement with prosecutors, after setting his daughter up with a no-show job. He'll now face only misdemeanor charges. [CBS4]In his first public comments since resigning, John Timoney says he's pleased and proud with the job he's ... More >>
Miami City Commissioner Angel Gonzalez will resign soon amid an investigation into a job he got his daughter. There's probably a joke in here about his name being Angel while he is clearly not one, but why would we make a joke as horrible as that? That joke would be almost as horrible as the city co ... More >>
LocalThe race-based deal for the Marlins Stadium has crumbled before our eyes. [SFLTimes]USA Today notices that San Francisco, Miami, Minneapolis or Cleveland may soon be without a daily newspaper. This is sad because then they'll have to read USA Today. There's always the fine Village Voice Media p ... More >>
LeBron and Dwyane duke it out in a battle of the MVP candidates.