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    November 7, 2013
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    November 5, 2013

    Kanye West Tying the Knot With Kim Kardashian Is Crazy

    Uncle Luke, the man who made the U.S. Supreme Court Stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke has some relationship advice for a famous celebrity couple. Kanye West is arguably the most entertaining rap artist in the world. Even when you are hat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2013

    NBA 2K14 Lets You Play Out Dystopian Future Where LeBron James Betrays the Heat

    We already know that LeBron James will be the cover athlete and has had some creative input for the upcoming NBA 2K14 video game, but Yahoo! Sports reports today that the game will have a surprise feature. Players will be able to play a storyline that imagines how LeBron's career will play out until ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2013

    The Five Greatest Miami Heat Off-Season Moves

    The NBA off-season is less "off" and more a whole different full season as teams frantically try to keep up with the Joneses during a down time that begins just days after the finals. This week, free agency opened and teams began signing the players they think could put them over the hump. The movem ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2013

    Miami Heat Comped $100,000 Booze Tab at Story Nightclub After NBA Championship Win

    The Miami Heat ain't cheap. To reach, and ultimately conquer, the NBA Finals for a second consecutive year and secure the third title in franchise history, El Heat had to spend roughly $84 million on player salaries, the fourth largest amount in professional basketball. But when the billionaire- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2013

    Game 6 Preview: The Big Three Era Comes Down To Tonight

    The term "must-win" is rather carelessly thrown about in sports. Following the Heat's Game One loss to the Chicago Bulls in the East Semi-Finals, the term popped up because one could not fathom the Heat going down 0-2 to Chicago, much less losing both home games to start the series. The reality was, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    Spurs Outlast Heat 92-88, Steal Home-Court Advantage

    Tony Parker flailed, fell, right hand yellow, left leg red, got back up and hit a shot with 5.2 seconds left to seal a Game One, 92-88 San Antonio Spurs win. Parker was a menace all game long for Miami, finishing with 21 points and 6 assists. Tim Duncan merp derp'd his way to 20 points and 14 reboun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2013

    Why Was Lil' Wayne Kicked Out of Last Night's Heat Game?

    Leave to Lil' Wayne to upstage the on court drama yesterday between the Miami Heat and Los Angeles Lakers. The rapper was sitting courtside of the big game, until he wasn't. No one's really sure what happened. Weezy said he was forced out by Heat security. The Heat organization said he left on his o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2013

    Miami Heat Worth $625 Million: Sixth Most Valuable in the NBA

    The Miami Heat are worth a cool $625 million, according to the latest NBA team valuations by That's up 307 percent since last year, or almost $200 million since 2012 when the team was valued at $427 million. Apparently that championship made a big difference.

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2012

    Miami Heat's 2012-13 Schedule Released: Boston Opens The Year, OKC Comes At Christmas

    Last season, the Miami Heat tied with San Antonio to capture the best home record in the league, and next season they'll be playing 14 of their first 22 games at home. So hopefully they'll have no trouble getting off to a quick start. In addition to playing the first game of the season at home ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    Three Loco's Riff Raff, Andy Milonakis, Dirt Nasty Bring Blog Rap to LIV Miami on July 18

    Curiously, LIV has become Miami Beach's epicenter of irony. Last week, the Miami Heat's LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Shane Battier reveled in their 2012 championship win at the megaclub, just 375 days after the Mark Cuban-owned Dallas Mavericks bought out the bar to celebrate beating LeBron and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2012

    29 Ways for Miami to Celebrate If the Heat Clinch the Title Tonight

    If the Heat wins tonight, it will be a citywide fist punch to the fart box of all the haters around the world. Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook can go back to wearing their lensless glasses in the obscurity of Oklahoma City. And Charles Barkley can quietly choke on his stupid diet meals.Miami can' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    Bible Says Catholic Bishops Shouldn't Bet on NBA Finals

    Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski pulled even yesterday with Oklahoma big collar Paul Coakley as the Miami Heat downed the Oklahoma City 100 to 96. The two priests bet on the series at a conference in Atlanta.If Miami loses, Wenski owes Coakley hand-made cigars and stone crabs. If OKC fails, Coakley is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    Nicki Minaj Disses Chris Bosh Hard in New Song

    ​I guess Queens-native Nicki Minaj is a New York Knicks fan, because rap's fiercest rapstress take aim at Chris Bosh in the latest track leaked from her new album Roman Reloaded.Poor Chris Bosh. Dude can't catch a break.

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    Heat Blow LeBron's 40-Point Night, Lose to the Bucks

    The Miami Heat looked like they were on their way to demolishing the entire Milwaukee Bucks franchise into a fine powder after scoring a season-high 40 points in the opening quarter of last night's game. And then?Deercocks.For what seemed like the 30 billionth time this season, the Heat couldn't clo ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 19, 2012
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    January 18, 2012

    Dez Bryant Detained After Fight With "Famous Rapper" at Club LIV UPDATE

    photo by Jovie & Mayra Griffith via Wikimedia CommonsDez Bryant​Scratch another notch onto the Fontainebleau, the high-rollin' hotel where Gloria James (allegedly) slapped a valet and where Lil Wayne lost his 305 cred by partying with the Dallas Mavericks after they topped the Heat in the NBA ... More >>

  • News

    December 29, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    Miami Heat's "All of the Lights" Video: Is The Big Three Actually a Boy Band?

    ​Shit ... We thought the Miami Heat was an $80-million professional basketball team. Turns out, though, The Big Three and company is actually a crappy boy band. Just check out King James, D-Wade, and Big Bosh's new music video, set to Kanye West's weenie anthem "All of the Lights," and co-starr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2011

    Lil Wayne and DJ Khaled Better Give Back In 2012 or Answer to Mayor Luke

    Luther Campbell, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Campbell looks back on the Year of the Booty Man.I had an exciting, productive 2011. I set goals for myself and accomplished quit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    Get Free Tickets to the Premiere of Miami Heat's Into the Fire Documentary

    ​The Heat may not have a celebration quite like last year's infamous pre-season pep rally planned to kick off the season -- but maybe that's because they want you to relive that welcoming party all over again. The Heat are about to unleash a documentary film, Into the Fire, and lucky fans will get ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2011

    Full Miami Heat Schedule Released, Celtics Coming to Town for Home Opener

    ​Thanks to the lockout, there are 16 games fewer than usual, but the NBA has finally released the schedule for its shortened, 66-game season. As everyone already knows, the Heat will open with a Christmas Day rematch against the Dallas Mavericks. The Heat's home opener will go down two days la ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Lil Wayne And DJ Khaled Are Gonna Lose Their Miami Residency

    Alex Izaguirre​Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke doesn't like how Lil Wayne and DJ Khaled use Miami but don't give back to the Magic City. I've got a m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2011

    Wade, James and Bosh to Host Charity All-Star Game at FIU

    Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh haven't played together since the last game of the NBA Finals, and with the lockout in full effect we weren't sure when it would happen again. That's about to change. The trio is expected to announce plan for a charity All-Star game at FIU on Octobe ... More >>

  • Music

    August 4, 2011
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    June 21, 2011

    Dwyane Wade Scouts New Press Conference Outfits at Milan Fashion Week UPDATED

    via TwitterWade outside the Versace fashion show. ​The Dallas Mavericks may have snatched another NBA championship away from Dwyane Wade, but they will never take away his reign as the league's leading style MVP. The fashion-forward guard is in Italy for Milan Fashion Week, taking in the men's sho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    Mark Cuban Spent $110,000 at LIV and Then Spooned With the NBA Championship Trophy

    via skindoeshoopsJust another gigantic German shotgunning $80,000 worth of champagne.​We'll give Mark Cuban this: After he ripped out Miami's heart, he at least put a little juice back into the Miami Beach economy Sunday night at LIV's back-stabbing Lil Wayne postgame bacchanalia. Fox S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Mark Cuban on SportsCenter: "Our Fans Just Punked The Shit Out of the Miami Fans"

    ​So Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban refrained from acting like Mark Cuban during these playoffs, which was refreshing because Mark Cuban is insufferable when he acts like Mark Cuban. But then the Mavericks won the Finals and Mark Cuban unleashed his Mark Cuban-ness by cursing on live TV and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Birdman Lost His $2 Million Heat Bet but Still Parties With Mavericks

    ​Last night was brutal for Miamians, but considering rapper Birdman had boasted he made a $2 million bet on the Heat in the NBA Finals, we figured he'd be a bit more despondent than the rest of us. Apparently watching his team and bank account lose didn't stop Baby from having a good time las ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    The Heat Is On! A White Hot Mixtape to Help James, Wade, and Bosh Win Game Five

    We will win. We WILL win.​Alright, we didn't quite heat up the court on Tuesday night. Spirits are down, but the game was close. We just need a little collective faith and musical healing so that we can help our team actually win the Finals. We've already heard all those incredible fan-made ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2011

    LeBron James to Open Lifestyle Store "Unknwn" in Miami

    The store's logo. ​LeBron James isn't just a businessman; he's a business, man. Yes, the Miami Heat superstar isn't just building a legacy in Miami; he's building a business here too. James today announced plans to open a high-end lifestyle store called "Unknwn." 

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2011

    Shaq Finally Retires from Basketball

    ​As the Miami Heat are on the hunt for the second NBA Championship, the big man who helped them secure their first has announced his retirement from professional basketball. After 19 seasons in the NBA, four championships rings, 15 trips to the All-Star Game, an MVP award and six teams, Shaquille ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    Miami Heat Championship Smack-Talk Van Painted By Father And Son

    Rich AbdillThe men were parked across the street from the arena, where they spent the evening being awesome.​There were thousands of fans at Thursday night's watch party at the American Airlines Arena to see the Chicago Bulls fold like a fitted sheet in the final seconds and lose 83-80 to the Heat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    Eastern Conference Champions! F%$# Yea!

    ​Every single person that has ever uttered or written or tweeted or thought the word "LeBrick" can help themselves to a dick chipotle. Because with 3:12 remaining in the game, and the Heat down by 12, LeBron James obliterated the Chicago Bulls' vaunted defense like an ass-kicking machine with the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    Chicago Bulls Have A Hollering Advantage Over the Miami Heat

    Because this is the NBA and we do a lot of screaming around here!​Which team will win the Eastern Conference Finals won't come down to how great the Miami Heat's big three perform or how wonderfully efficient the Chicago Bulls' bench mob execute their tenacious defensive and rebounding skills. No ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    LeBron Increased Value of Heat by 17%, Dropped Cavs' by 26%

    ​The Miami Heat may be the most talked about NBA team this season, but they aren't the most valuable. However, the signing of LeBron James and Chris Bosh saw the team's value increase by 17 percent since last year, according to That's the biggest increase in value over one year in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2010

    Tricky Micky: Arison's Heat Doesn't Pay Rent For County-Owned Arena

    A very powerful pig.​Even though they lost last night to the Mavs, the LeBron-ified Miami Heat are finally playing like juggernauts. And the team is profiting like one, too, from ticket and paraphernalia sales. In fact, the Micky Arison-owned wunderkinds expect to make more money this season than ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2010

    Heat Take Down Jazz, Extend Win-Streak to Six

    ​The Miami Heat overcame a raucous Salt Lake City crowd and a few relentless Utah Jazz rallies and came away with the 111-98 victory against the vaunted Jazz last night. It was the team's sixth straight victory after their much ballyhooed loss to the Dallas Mavericks three weeks ago when LeBr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2010

    Report: Heat Players Fed Up With Erik Spoelstra

    Miami Heat Coach Erik Spoelstra's days be numbered. Fans and sports commentators are already eager to see him gone and the Miami Heat players themselves may be about to join that bandwagon. ESPN reports that the players are growing increasingly frustrated with Spoelstra.

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    Wade, James, and Bosh Held Summit to Discuss Possibility of Heat Dynasty, Says ESPN

    via Fanway​Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, and Chris Bosh apparently did have that free-agent summit this past weekend in Miami, according to The Yalta Conference of the NBA, if you will, apparently discussed the possibility of all three teaming up on the Heat roster. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    Naked Pizza Coming To South Beach

    Naked Pizza. ​Short Order noticed the "coming soon" sign for Naked Pizza on the corner of 13th and Washington and we've been intrigued by the name ever since. Just what exactly constitutes a naked pizza? And why has it taken so long to come to South Beach, where most people parade around hal ... More >>

  • News

    February 25, 2010
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    February 22, 2010

    Luke's Gospel: Fire Erik Spoelstra

    Image via Miami Heat/NBAEMiami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra.​Luther Campbell, AKA Uncle Luke, has never been shy about sharing his opinion. The former frontman for Miami's wonderfully raunchy rap act, 2 Live Crew, made history in 1992 when the U.S. Supreme Court confirmed his right to be as horn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2010

    News Roundup: Fins' Will Allen Gets Douchiest DUI Ever

    Sources tell CBS4 that businessman Carlos Migoya will be named Miami's new city manager. [CBS4]11 wild horses in Hialeah were captured this weekend. [CBS4]Kim Rothstein was still collecting rent on houses that had been forfeited to the government. [NBCMiami]SportsDolphins cornerb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    Top Ten of the Decade: Miami Sports Moments

    Riptide 2.0's regular sports commentator and FinsNation blogger Chris Joseph looks back at the top ten Miami sports moments of the decade. Low points like the Miami Dolphins crappy performance and the after-thought known as the Florida Panthers didn't make the cut. Sorry. ​10. Canes BaseballCoach ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    Bring Lamar Odom Back to Miami

    WikicommonsReports this morning say L.A. Lakers owner Jerry Buss has withdrawn his offer to NBA forward Lamar Odom after Odom's agent didn't contact Buss with an answer. The offer was for four years/$36 million or three years/$30 million. Apparently, Odom is holding out for a five-year/$50 million d ... More >>

  • News

    May 28, 2009

    Chicago Basketball Star Coaches J.V. in Broward

    For Deon Thomas, a new career starts in the suburbs.

  • Culture

    April 11, 2002

    When Online Got Off Base

    Or: How Mark Cuban would have--and could have?--saved the music biz

  • Music

    March 28, 2002

    Bang to the Hype

    At SXSW, it's all about the buzz, not the Buzz Band

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    November 7, 1996
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